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UK March for Life: an experience of Grace

“Life from conception. No exception!” This was the slogan of  the UK March For Life on May 20th in Birmingham.  A joyful celebration of life that I had the pleasure to attend.   It was a Saturday morning like no other. My first march for life in the UK was a unique experience of grace […]

Caterina Milo | May 22, 2017
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Recent Study Suggests Embryo Has “Adult-Like” Nervous System

A scientific study has revealed details of the early human embryo in images, suggesting that within the first trimester a baby has an “adult-like” nervous system.   Scientists accomplished this research through a series of methods that create 3D images of human embryos and fetal organs. The results are images of amazing detail that reveal […]

Kiersten Lynch | May 19, 2017
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Democrats: A One-Issue Party?

Can one be a Democrat and Pro-Life? In the past few weeks, this question has come to light with the campaign of Democrat Heath Mello to become mayor of Omaha. When Senator Bernie Sanders and the DNC voiced their support for Mello, pro-abortion groups quickly slammed such backing. This began a debate across the party […]

Grace Hoffman | May 16, 2017
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Dando Pasos por la vida.

El sábado 29 de abril miles de personas de todas partes del país salieron a las calles de la Ciudad de México para ejercer su derecho a la libre expresión y  manifestar pacíficamente la desaprobación del aborto. A 10 años de haberse despenalizado el aborto en la CDMX hasta las 12 semanas de gestación, más […]

Luis Guillermo Flores | May 15, 2017
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Capitalizing off of “Unwanted Humans:” Embryo Jewelry

You can now put your “extra” embryos in jewelry and carry them around with you. A new company recently announced that they are making jewelry with human embryos. This sounds like a piece of satire, and I wish that it was. The sad and sick reality is that the Australian company called BabyBee Hummingbirds, which […]

Natasha Tax | May 12, 2017
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“Biological-will” or “advance directive”: the fallacy of autonomy.

Should the law allow capable patients to make decisions with regards to refusal of future medical treatments? This is one of the most crucial question that the Italian Parliament is currently trying to answer in its legislative proposal concerning the so called “biological-will” or “advance directives”. In this reflection, I will point out some of […]

Caterina Milo | May 9, 2017
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“Guidance to focus on the Youth’s Sexuality”

On April 21, 2017, Columbia University hosted an event about the implementation of a guidance called “Fulfill: Young People’s Sexual Rights!” The organizers of this event were the Columbia Population Research Center (CPRC) together with International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS) who developed the guidance. Panelist included representatives […]

Ruth Rosa | May 3, 2017
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Menopausal Woman Nostalgic for Choice

Earlier this month, conservative speaker, Ben Shapiro, spoke at the University of Florida. Students and visitors—including myself– lined up hours in advance for tickets to the highly anticipated event. Tickets ran out very quickly and a few hours later hundreds returned to the venue to wait in hopeful anticipation for a few extra tickets or […]

Grace Hoffman | April 18, 2017
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Kenya: “We can improve and save millions”

“If we can reach the poorest and the most vulnerable populations with quality sexual and reproductive health information and services, we can save many lives and improve countless others” mentioned news reporter Okun Oliech of U-report, an organization that promotes abortion in Kenya. He wrote this on Friday, April 7th. Kenya’s abortion policy allows women […]

Ruth Rosa | April 12, 2017
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