Category Archives: Pro-Life

‘The Briefcase': Catholic and Trans Couples Face Decisions

Tonight is the season finale of CBS’ reality show “The Briefcase,” which pairs two families in financial difficulty, gives each one a briefcase containing $101,000 — but neither family knows at first that there’s another family involved — and then the families must decide whether to keep all of the money or give all or […]

Unfit to Live?

A number of years ago, I attended a program on the campus of an elite university.  The speaker was a non-religious public intellectual who was, as far as I could tell (and as best as I can remember) not opposed to abortion on fundamental moral principle, but who was nevertheless concerned about what abortion was […]

Video Makes Case Against Assisted Suicide in California

Late last week, California’s Assisted Suicide Bill took one more step toward State law … and as with so much that happens in California, that is one more step toward nationwide law. Reuters reported that “The bill, which is being fought by numerous religious and medical organizations, would allow adults suffering from incurable illnesses that […]

Dying Catholic Mom vs. Assisted Suicide Bill

Stephanie Packer says life is worth living, even with her terminal illness — and she wants to stop assisted suicide legislation in California. National Public Radio shared Packer’s story nearly a year after Brittany Maynard’s media-celebrated suicide opened the floodgates to state-level assisted suicide measures from coast to coast. Stephanie, a Catholic mother of four, […]

March for Life: ROME

  How do you get a crowd of 40,000-plus excited for a two-hour walk down one of Rome’s busiest streets on a hot afternoon in May?  Two words: Gladiator soundtrack.  As in the United States, May 10 was also Mother’s Day in Italy, and what better way to honour mothers than to take part in […]

The Perils of Physician Assisted Suicide

The Heritage Foundations indefatigable Ryan Anderson has a short article and two interviews out on the dangers of physician assisted suicide, which may become a new front in the battle to defend respect for human life. Here is the article. And the interviews can be found here and here.

A Pro-Life Politician Goes Horribly Wrong

Arkansas State Rep. Kim Hammer had a strong record of defending life. He was a co-sponsor of bill in the Arkansas Legislature to ban abortions after twenty weeks and supported another bill to ban abortions when a heartbeat can be detected. However sterling his pro-life bona fides though, it cannot excuse his most recent proposal […]


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