Fascinating Article from an Old School Lefty

…who opposes abortion.  He captures nicely the bizarre way in which the Left, on this one obsessive point, completely opposes itself in the most tortured way: Listening to fellow pundits on the left react with rage and disbelief to the support by the Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, for halving the abortion time limit to 12 [Read More...]

Hear! Hear!

Over at Front Porch Republic (which you really should bookmark) Patrick Deneen leaves DC and, more important, is learning to ignore DC and pay attention to the actual place he lives. If you want to get the hang of it, think of Faramir resisting the lure of the One Ring: We forget that Augustine went [Read More...]

Good but confusing news on the Stem Cell Front

A reader writes: As was announced yesterday, two scientists have won the Nobel Prize for their work in reversing matured cells from their differentiated state to an embryonic-like state, creating what are known as “induced pluripotent stem cells.” 100% ethical! A recap is here: Also, unlike embryonic stem cells which have still never cured any [Read More...]

Healing the Culture Releases a Fantastic High School Curriculum

I had a small hand in helping to put this together, so I can say from firsthand experience that these guys have put together a first-rate piece of work that will enable your student to really internalize the logic of the Catholics (and western) tradition concerning the sanctity of human life.  Phone the neighbors and [Read More...]

If you are looking for a firm, common sense grounding in the defense of human life…

from conception to natural death, I urge you to familiarize yourself with Healing the Culture.  If you are looking for a way to fight on behalf of human life, I urge you t support Healing the Culture.  Fr. Robert Spitzer and Camille Pauley do phenomenal work. [Read more...]

Healing the Culture…

…has created a terrific high school curriculum that teaches kids how to think coherently about the value and dignity of human life from the moment of conception. It’s s skill even many prolife people need to master.  Case in point, recently some loopy pro-abort woman wrote some piece in which she established her zealous pro-abort [Read More...]