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An aggressive assault on virtue

assault on virtue

Virtue is in the news, and people are outraged. As we wrote on Tuesday, Attorney Bill Barr gave a sweeping speech at Notre Dame University on religion and virtue and their role in the American “experiment.” Barr described the Founders’ vision for our republic: “They would leave “the People” broad liberty, limit the coercive power…

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Two speeches from the Trump administration honor God

God

Two of the most powerful positions in the president’s cabinet are the office of the Attorney General and the Secretary of State. On October 11th, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Attorney General William Barr both gave speeches on a singularly polarizing subject:  God. The venues were different. Attorney General Barr spoke at Notre Dame University…

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The oddity of abortion politics

abortion politics

This election cycle is producing increasingly odd and disturbing abortion politics. The most recent Democratic debate gave us a glimpse at the breathtaking pace Democrats are pulling away from the ‘moderate’ positions staked about by Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. Let’s review abortion politics in a rapid fire Q & A format: When does life…

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California pioneers taxpayer funded abortion pills for college coeds

college coeds

What a difference a year makes. As we wrote in a blogpost last year, outgoing California Governor, Jerry Brown, vetoed a bill that would provide taxpayer-funded abortion pills for California co-eds. Said Governor Brown: “The average distance to abortion providers in campus communities varies from five to seven miles, not an unreasonable distance. Because the…

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Countdown to March for Life 2020!

March for Life 2020

Why should you go on the March for Life 2020? How about to change the world? It does that. A half a million people who stand up in the public prayer and pray for the unborn matter. They matter to God, who blesses them for their witness. And it matters to those who take notice…

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The trauma of abortion

trauma of abortion

By Laura Limmex I was 16 years old when I found myself facing a crisis pregnancy.  I visited a pregnancy center to confirm the pregnancy and with them made the decision to have an abortion.  I was scheduled for 2 weeks later.  I was 12 weeks pregnant and nobody knew except me, my boyfriend and…

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Join us at the Prayer Rally tomorrow at the Capital

What a week! Thanks to everyone who attended our fundraising banquet last Thursday. EWTN’s Gloria Purvis gave an amazing speech infused with hope and inspiration. She revealed the shockingly different attitude pregnant Black women experience verses White women when they visit the doctor. Newly ordained Bishop William Joensen spoke and told us Ms. Purvis’ speech…

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Public policy in the aftermath of the Dr. Klopfer revelations

Ulrich George Klopfer

You read about Ulrich George Klopfer this week. He’s the abortion doctor who just died, and his family discovered the remains of 2,246 aborted fetuses in his home, reminiscent of the Kermit Gosnell story. Pro-life supporters are repulsed by the macabre need for some abortionists to preserve “trophies” of their victims. Even folks who tend…

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Democrats continue to block no-brainer pro-life bill

Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

IFL is a non-partisan pro-life group. However, if you’re looking for a single reason to vote against Democratic candidates, it would be their intractable opposition to the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Republicans crafted the legislation earlier this year. It is response to the admission by Virginia Governor, Ralph Northam, that babies that survive an…

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