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Fetus or Child?

Posted by Mindy Emick on 11/09/16

Fetus or Child?

 The photo of the small dead "fetus" within a murdered mother, published by an Italian newspaper has made quite an impression in that country. It is usually not politically correct to publish such a photo, but the impact has been significant simply because the reality of ... Read More »

Abortion, Poverty And Social Ills

Posted by Mindy Emick on 11/09/16

Abortion, Poverty And Social Ills

 Prior to 1973, abortion advocates argued that if abortion was legalized, the reduction in "unwanted children" would result in a dramatic reduction in poverty, child abuse and other social ills. This of course never materialized. On the contrary, poverty today is at record levels and ... Read More »

Abortion In Young Women And Subsequent Mental Health

Posted by Mindy Emick on 11/09/16

Abortion In Young Women And Subsequent Mental Health

 Most debates on abortion have centered around ethical, religious and other issues concerning the rights of the unborn child in circumstances of an "unplanned pregnancy."                                

However, a recent study in New Zealand focused on the mental health of young women following ... Read More »

The Family: The Sanctuary of Life

Posted by Mindy Emick on 7/12/16

The Family: The Sanctuary of Life.

 The family is the “Sanctuary of Life” and the basic and vital cell of society. The Holy Family, of course, is unique. One member is God, another is sinless, and the third is a saint.

 But the great lesson of today is that ... Read More »

Let’s Face the Facts and Tell the Truth about Abortion (Part II)

Posted by Mindy Emick on 6/07/16

* Abortion is not about "a woman making a decision about her own body". The child in the mother's womb is a separate, human being with its own heartbeat, DNA, blood type and finger prints.  About 50% of the time; the child is not even the same gender!

 * ... Read More »

Let’s Face the Facts and Tell the Truth about Abortion (Part I)

Posted by Mindy Emick on 5/24/16

"Don't look for applause, but look to obey the truth. Speaking just to find applause or to tell people what they want to hear .... is like prostitution". - Pope Benedict XVI

 The truth about abortion is repugnant and abhorrent. It is therefore not easy and requires courage to ... Read More »

Reason for Optimism for LIFE

Posted by Mindy Emick on 5/19/16

Following South Dakota's enactment of the most pro-life law in America, Roe v. Wade may well be revisited in the not too distant future

 

As a result, USA Today recently published an article (based largely on data from the pro-abortion group, the Alan Guttmacher Institute) which predicts what ... Read More »

A Tribute to Mothers on Mother's Day

Posted by Mindy Emick on 5/03/16

This Mother's Day, we express our heartfelt thanks to our mothers for their unconditional love and guidance.

President Theodore Roosevelt once said, "The mother is the one supreme asset of national life; she is more important by far than the successful statesman, or business man, or artist, or scientist." ... Read More »

Motherhood

Posted by Mindy Emick on 4/28/16

Mothers are a gift from God. God knew what He was doing when He created women with the ability to nurture life.

Mother's Day honors all our mothers and their enormous sacrifices. Mother's Day encompasses more than just the honoring of those who have borne children. It is the ... Read More »