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Abortion

Adoption: The Least Expensive Option

One of the many reasons women will chose to have an abortion is because they believe that they have no other option. However, there is always a choice. If, for whatever reason, the woman is unable to care for her child, the loving choice is to put the baby up for adoption. This allows another […]

Sarah Kepins | March 4, 2017
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Abortion

Revealing Injustice: Forced Abortion in China

At the Vita et Veritas Conference at Yale University, Reggie Littlejohn, an advocate for the unborn and their mothers in China shared her story. As a lawyer, Reggie Littlejohn provided legal representation for several women from China, who had been forcibly sterilized and forced to abort their babies. Knowing that she had to do something […]

Natasha Tax | October 13, 2016
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Abortion

Unborn Lives Matter

You probably have been hearing a lot lately about the Black Lives Matter movement and how Planned Parenthood has supported them. In light of recent events, they have released many statements on social networks showing their support for Black Lives Matter. Let me first make one thing clear. All Lives matter: black, white, and even […]

Sarah Kepins | September 28, 2016
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Human Rights

Bride Trafficking in Asia

In the late 1970s, the Chinese government fearing that their population may grow to “unsustainable” heights introduced a number of measures to reduce the country’s birth rate and slow the population growth rate. The most important of the new measures was a one-child policy. This policy, established in 1979, mandated that each couple was allowed […]

Joshua Nwachukwu | July 11, 2016
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Abortion

Baby Farm

Respecting the dignity of life is important. This means that you love your neighbors and enemies and treat everyone with the respect that you want to be treated with. This includes the unborn as well as young children. As a Catholic, it is essential part of everyday life. Recently in India, a baby farm was […]

Sarah Kepins | April 29, 2016
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Abortion

Abortion: A Woman’s Right to Choose or Population Control?

Pro-choice advocates and feminists will always defend the argument that abortion is about a woman’s right to choose and not about population control. However, this is not true. Abortion is used in many countries to limit the population. In China as well as India, there is a two children policy. Abortion is used as a […]

Sarah Kepins | April 28, 2016
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Abortion

Sex Selection in the Name of Women’s Rights?

Sex-selective abortion is the termination of an existing pregnancy on the basis of the unborn child’s gender. Unsurprisingly to any one who considers themselves a feminist, this practice is most often used to prevent the birth of female children, in something colloquially known as “gendercide.” It is a notorious issue in countries like India and Pakistan, where cultural […]

Kaitlin Fellrath | February 24, 2015
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Hashtags and Hypocrisy on Human Rights Issues

Every person with a social media account has probably seen the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls.  The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, even joined the Twitter campaign calling for the return of over two hundred girls kidnapped by Nigerian terrorists.  Yet these girls are just a fragment of the people whose lives have been torn […]

Kaitlin Fellrath | June 18, 2014
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