December 30, 2016


What Being A Mother Has Taught Me About Abortion by Kimberly Ross – “When it comes to parenthood, you’re never going to be fully ‘ready.’ But that’s okay: despite all the difficulties, life is worth it.”

Why We’ll Never End Abortion Until We Shrink Government by R.J. Ryder – “We cannot simply hope to use legislation to solve the problem of abortion, but must look to addressing the root of the problem. Abortion is a symptom of a systemic disease.”

Mail-order Abortions by Robert E. Cranston, MD, MA (Ethics)

Abortion Robs Us of Special People: What if These Actors Had Never Been Born? by Maria Gallagher

Rapper Nick Cannon: Margaret Sanger Founded Planned Parenthood “to Exterminate the Negro Race” by Michaiah Bilger

19 States Pass 60 Pro-Life Laws in 2016 to Save Babies from Abortion by Michaiah Bilger

“My body, my choice”: Why bodily autonomy doesn’t justify abortion by Paul Stark

Ethicist: Neither Abortion nor killing newborns is murder by Sarah Terzo

Pro-life Christmas carolers save six babies in Orlando, more in other areas by touching hearts with their singing by Lisa Bourne

Family Living

Do Families Provide “Unpaid Care?” by Wesley J. Smith 

Once-conjoined twins have love for new life – “The signs that Abbigail and Isabelle Carlsen were once conjoined twins are hard to see now — once in a while they instinctively reach out to hold hands. But few will forget the harrowing tale of their birth 11 years ago and the complex surgery at Mayo Clinic that saved their lives.”

Little Boy With Rare Skin Condition Shows Life is Always Worth Living by Nancy Flanders

Why You Should Definitely Have A Baby This New Year by Georgi Boorman – “Take it from a sleep-deprived new mom: babies are totally worth it. Put aside your fears and your panicked, OCD attempts to control life, and let it grow.”

15 Ways To Beat The Post-Christmas Winter Blahs by Margot Cleveland – “With a few simple household items, you have at your tongue-tip a never-ending response to the ‘I’m bored’ refrain. After all, necessity is the mother of invention.”

The strange thing God did at Bethlehem (and in my family) when everything seemed to go wrong by Pete Baklinski

Fetal Development

An amazing imagine shows Baby’s Feet Outside Mom’s Uterus by Dave Andrusko

Video: Little Boy Brightens Classmate’s Birthday Party

Movies – Television – Video

A Fond Farewell To Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher’s Mother And Hollywood Icon by Holly Scheer

Sharing the Message of Lutherans For Life

She had no counterpart: RIP Jean Garton by Dave Andrusko

Pro-life icon Jean Garton memorial set for Jan. 21

“It is the Lord’s story to write, not mine”: Rest in Peace Jean Garton by Dave Andrusko

The Fall 2007 issue of Lutheran Women’s Quarterly featured a wonderful article entitled “A Celebration of Life” by Dr. Jean Garton. You can read it here (PDF):

Worldview and Culture

Counting Down the 16 Top Pro-Life Moments of 2016 by Andrew Bair

No, Dr. Janssen, Human Beings Are Not Trying to Find God by Tim Barnett

Are All Sins Equal in God’s Sight? by Brett Kunkle

France Decides to Protect Women from Their Conscience by Amy K. Hall

Audio: The Annual Christmas Show by Erick Erickson

“AI Day” Will Never Replace Christmas by Wesley J. Smith

GW’s Decision to Ditch U.S. History Exemplifies How Elite Schools Fail Their Students by Ian Tuttle

Random Thoughts, Looking Back by Dr. Thomas Sowell – Also see Farewell by Dr. Thomas Sowell