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Anonymous childbirth: an unknown alternative

Recently in Italy, there have been two cases of neonatal abandonment. Two mothers in Trieste and Settimo Torinese have abandoned their babies in the street, resulting in the inevitable death of both babies. These tragic stories raise some questions: is there any alternative to these tragic scenarios? Is abortion the only alternative for unexpected pregnancies […]

Caterina Milo | June 22, 2017
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Abortion

Private Foundations and the Expanded Mexico City Policy

On January 23, 2017, President Trump reinstated the Mexico City Policy (MCP), a Reagan-era set of guidelines intended to restrict United States funding for abortion. The Policy withholds US funding, delivered in large part through USAID and the Department of Health and Human Services, from non-US groups that advocate for abortion as a method of […]

Anthony Tokarz | June 6, 2017
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Abortion

Students Promote Down Syndrome Awareness at University

Students at Seton Hall University held an event at the end of April to raise awareness about pregnancy terminations as a result of the possibility of the baby being born with Down Syndrome. In response to an article posted on Independent Journal Review, members of Seton Hall’s Pirates for Life Club sought to spread awareness […]

Kiersten Lynch | June 2, 2017
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Bioethics

Hablemos de Bioética

Desde hace tiempo me he interesado en la bioética, y he visto cómo el concepto ha ido expandiéndose en distintos ambientes académicos y profesionales. Sin embargo, la bioética también se ha impregnado de corrientes relativistas e utilitaristas que no siempre defienden la dignidad humana. Y tú, ¿sabes que es la bioética? La bioética, les respondo, […]

Luis Guillermo Flores | May 31, 2017
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Abortion

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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Abortion

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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Abortion

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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Abortion

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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