Category Archives: Commentary

Overpopulation? Debunking the Myths

If you are interested in population issues, Anne Roback Morse and Steven Mosher of the Population Research Institute have posted an easy-to-use primer on the myths of overpopulation: We are contacted all the time by people asking for how they … Continue reading

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Advocate: Women Have a Right to Know Risks of Abortion Drug

Melinda Tankard Reist, an author and advocate for women and girls, writes of the dangers of a plan to include RU-486 in Australia’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme for use in abortions: Recent publicity for abortion drug RU486 has given women assurances … Continue reading

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Expanding Abortion Does Not Protect Women

By Theresa Bonopartis I am glad Governor Cuomo’s abortion expansion bill was defeated here in New York. While the Governor, Planned Parenthood and other pro abortion activists were busy pushing their bill, I was, as I always am, working with … Continue reading

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Kermit Gosnell, the Back Alley and the Front Door

At The Wall Street Journal, James Taranto, a self-described member of the “mushy middle” on abortion, writes: One of the strongest practical arguments in favor of the Roe regime is that abortion has been around since time immemorial and outlawing … Continue reading

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Exception or Rule? Gosnell’s “House of Horrors” Not So Rare

By Cheryl Sullenger Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell’s capital murder trial continues this week in a courtroom packed with worn, bloody furniture and outdated equipment seized from his dilapidated abortion clinic, which has come to be known as the “House of … Continue reading

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On World Down Syndrome Day, Acknowledging Abortion’s Impact

Today is World Down Syndrome Day. Sadly, most unborn children diagnosed with Down Syndrome are aborted (often after parents are given poor information and pressured to abort by medical staff). Most people don’t know about the negative impact of such … Continue reading

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It Was Never About “Choice” Anyway

Abortion Isn’t Really A Choice When It’s The Only Option Offered Recently Planned Parenthood announced that it was dropping its use of the term “pro-choice” to describe its policies and activities (although other abortion advocacy groups are proudly continuing to … Continue reading

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Only Some Voices Count

Today is the International Day of Human Rights, and here’s Planned Parenthood’s tweet about it: Unfortunately, for abortion advocates, only some voices count. But not if you’re an unborn child — including unborn girls killed by sex selection abortions. And … Continue reading

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My Rape Pregnancy and My Furor Over Social Myths

By Deana Schroeder Note: The following is a guest post from a member of the Ad Hoc Committee of Women Pregnant By Sexual Assault (WPSA). I’ve been there. Not Todd Akin.  Not Richard Mourdock.  And certainly not their critics who sanctimoniously … Continue reading

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“Rape hurt my mother, but abortion devastated her.”

This comment was recently posted to our web site: My mother was raped at age 16. Her parents forced her to have an abortion. She stopped going to church, dropped out of high school and became depressed. Her young adulthood … Continue reading

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The Despicable “God Intends Rape” Comments

By David C. Reardon The accusations that Indiana U.S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock believes “God intends pregnancies resulting from rape” reveal a despicable attitude toward justice and truth. But even worse, the commentary and debate taking place about rape pregnancies is profoundly … Continue reading

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Understanding Repeat Abortions

By Theresa Burke with David C. Reardon Note: The following is an excerpt from the book Forbidden Grief: The Unspoken Pain of Abortion. Approximately half of all women who have an abortion have had one or more previous abortions. Women … Continue reading

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Abortion Doesn’t Help Rape Victims, Say Women Who’ve Been There

Survey of Women Became Pregnant Through Rape Finds Most Don’t Want Abortions; Say It Adds to Trauma As the furor continues over the Missouri Rep. Todd Akin’s remarks that pregnancy from rape is very rare, one very important thing is … Continue reading

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All Abortion Risks Must Be Disclosed, Appeals Court Rules

Argument to Invert Traditional Medical Standards Rejected Springfield, IL (July 26, 2012) — A U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that abortion providers can be required to disclose risks associated with abortion, even if the attending doctor believes the associated … Continue reading

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Abortion Fundraiser Rolls Another Gutterball for Women

Annual Abortion Access Bowl-a-Thon Raises $468,000 in Another Strike Against Women and Children The National Network of Abortion Funds — representing over 100 grassroots groups — once again took aim at bowling pins, babies and mothers in yet another misguided … Continue reading

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