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

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 […]

faith and spirituality

Our Common Humanity

As pastors we are aware that the conversation about unborn life is sensitive, delicate and, indeed, painful for many.  We offer our reflections with the greatest of respect for everyone while wishing to make some […]

bioethics and life

Abortion Pill Reversal

Have you taken the first dose of the ABORTION PILL, MIFEPRISTONE (Mifeprex or RU-486)? Do you regret your decision and wish you could reverse the effects of the abortion pill? We are waiting to help […]

bioethics and life

Is It Time To “Trot Out A Toddler?”

In his groundbreaking Pro-Life book, Persuasive Pro-Life, Apologist Trent Horn teaches pro-life ambassadors how to stay on message using a technique called “Trot Out A Toddler.” Most failed conversations about abortion happen when the pro-life […]

bioethics and life

Don’t throw out the baby with the antenatal consultation!

While respecting autonomy: don’t throw out the baby with the antenatal consultation! Michael van Manen Antenatal consultation is recognised as a core activity of specialists in neonatal–perinatal medicine. Fundamentally, the intent is for practitioner and […]