Just When You Thought The Pro-Aborts Couldn’t Get Any More Depraved…

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…they hit bedrock, break out the jackhammer, and just keep digging. This is real: a hanger pendant offered by the DC Abortion Fund: In case you think I’m faking this, here’s a page capture for posterity.  Comboxes closed for Lent. You can reach me via Twitter. [Read more...]

United by Cruelty: Carthage and America

Outside Carthage, a special part of a cemetery dedicated to the burial of infants. Photograph: Josephine Quinn

Ancient tales tell of how Carthaginians sacrificed their own children to obtain favors from the gods. Historians dismissed these accounts as mere propaganda, but new interpretations of the archaeological record suggest the stories were true. As the archaeologists and historians relate their new theories in this story from the Guardian, it’s clear that none of [Read More...]

Just How Wicked Are Pro-Abort Propagandists?

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This wicked: The headline of the piece dials back on the click-bait propaganda of the document title: The story itself is important, with profound ethical implications, albeit implications that have been discussed and analyzed for years. When valuable research is produced as the result of grave evil, how are subsequent generations to make use of [Read More...]

Please Ignore the Attention Whores

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I’m feeling cranky. First, Geraldo unleashed an appalling nude selfie on the Twitterverse, and then we got this: Yeah, I know. You’ve seen it already, and I’m a big fat hypocrite for reproducing it and then complaining about people who reproduce it, but I’m trying to make The Larger Point. It’s Melissa Harris-Perry, a name [Read More...]

“This Is Abortion”

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Archbishop Chaput of Philadelphia reacts to the Gosnell verdict with some pointed reminders: The trial of Kermit Gosnell is over. His convictions will surprise very few. But nothing can bring back the innocent children he killed, or make up for the vulnerable women he exploited. We should keep the repugnance of his clinic conditions sharp [Read More...]

Death for Gosnell? Or Mercy?

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Robert George addresses something that’s been on my mind as well. As surely as I know that the sun rises, I know that, if found guilty, Kermit Gosnell deserves the death penalty for his crimes. We know very little about the psyche of Dr. Gosnell. His keeping of souvenirs certainly suggests that he took some [Read More...]

A Very Important Reminder: Tweet #Gosnell

A Constitutional Right: ending up in a bag in a Philadelphia basement

Just a quick post to urge you to Tweet with the #Gosnell tag today. The media has created a deliberate blackout on the story of mass murderer/abortionist Kermit Gosnell because it disrupts their narrative about abortion. I wrote about the story when it first broke, and read the entire Grand Jury Report. It remains the [Read More...]

Girl Scouts, WAGGGS, and Abortion: Still A Problem

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The most challenging, least satisfying writing I’ve done since I started covering religion was this two part piece on the Girl Scouts. It percolated for months as I sifted through tons of information and tried to figure out just what the Girl Scouts of the USA were doing, if it was compatible with Catholic values, [Read More...]

Our Ongoing Holocaust

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By most estimates, the death toll since Roe v. Wade 40 years ago today stands at 55 million people. I was never indifferent to the slaughter of the unborn, but I was at one time “pro-choice” because I didn’t believe it was “right” or “practical” to ban abortion. In time, I realized what a facile [Read More...]

A Novena to End Abortion, Via Texting

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Good for the USCCB: they’re making savvy use of technology to help end abortion. As part of their “Nine Days of Prayer, Penance and Pilgrimage” (January 19-27, 2013)to coincide with Roe v. Wade and the March for Life, they are sending out daily texts for a novena to end abortion. Just text “9days” to 99000 and the [Read More...]