bioethics and life

Born at only 23 weeks … adorable twins

When twins Mackenzie and Cameron Glover were born 17 weeks prematurely, they were so tiny that their mother said they could ‘fit inside a pint glass’. Now, after a lengthy battle for life against the […]

faith and spirituality

Abortion and the morning-after pill. Caution

Abortion: The one eliminated is a human being at the very beginning of life. No one more absolutely innocent could be imagined. In no way could this human being ever be considered an aggressor, much […]

faith and spirituality

The biography of Gianna Beretta Molla (1922-1962)

Gianna Beretta was born in Magenta (Milan) October 4, 1922. Already as a youth she willingly accepted the gift of faith and the clearly Christian education that she received from her excellent parents. As a […]

faith and spirituality

Surrogacy: Erasing the Mother

By Dianne Post The main conceptual problem in surrogacy — the production and sale of a child — reduces both women and children to commodities in commerce: things. ________________________________________ Many articles and books can be […]

bioethics and life

Contract Pregnancies Exposed

The current debate over surrogacy in the United States has two main positions. One side argues we should allow the practice with regulations. The other side argues it should be prohibited altogether. All parties in […]

bioethics and life

Double Standards on Abortion and Animal Rights

In Beating Hearts: Abortion and Animal Rights, Sherry F. Colb and Michael C. Dorf, two Cornell Law professors, rationalize their simultaneous support for animal rights and opposition to the rights of unborn humans. The authors, […]

bioethics and life

The Baby I Would Never See

I turned 16 just two months before I became pregnant in 1976. Getting pregnant was not in the cards and I was scared and embarrassed to tell anyone. Especially since I had a boyfriend, and […]