Advocating For The Dignity of Human Life From Fertilization To Natural Death

“So you kill them now or you kill them later”

Representative John Rogers

The Alabama House of Representatives just passed a bill that would make human abortion a Class A felony for doctors (but not the mother). Republicans overwhelming supported the bill. Most Democrats walked out in protest before the vote occurred. Democratic Representative John Rogers of Birmingham was not only vocal in his opposition to the bill,…

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The weights of vengeance and mercy

By Karen Zainal Vengeance dominates the tide of social media these days. Sometimes it comes in the form of mob justice descending upon the perpetrator of a crime inadequately punished, other times as smaller and subtler smears against those who have wronged us. But perhaps we could spend some time pondering on the perennial tug-of-war…

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The dehumanization of the fetus continues

dehumanization of the fetus

Just as slaves and Jews were dehumanized to justify stripping them of human rights, the dehumanization of the fetus continues from every conceivable corner of America. The latest dehumanizing effort comes from the medical community. A lecture in a University of California San Diego School of Medicine course, Evolution of Human Disease, characterized the human…

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The “Unplanned” movement spreads!

"Unplanned" movement

One-percent of Planned Parenthood employees want out of their jobs after viewing the new movie, “Unplanned.” According to Abby Johnson, the former Planned Parenthood director upon whom the movie is based, ninety-four Planned Parenthood workers reached out to her after seeing the movie for help in exiting the industry. The “Unplanned” movement is gaining traction!…

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Pro life films are hard to produce and market

pro life films

There’s a very good reason pro life films are so hard to make: they turn people against human abortion. In other words, they are effective. The power structure that controls the film industry and its marketing platforms are practically evangelical in their zeal for abortion rights. As a result, they push back. Hard. The new…

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A shockingly pro-life horror film

A Quiet Place

By Tom Quiner I just got around to viewing “A Quiet Place” which came out a year ago. There was a time when I loved horror films, that is, until they became dependent on gore as a substitute for suspense. A Quiet Place restores the genre to its proper place with a smart and surprisingly…

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Psalm 22 is a prayer for a woman in a crisis pregnancy

crisis pregnancy

By Tom Quiner It’s hard to believe Psalm 22 was written a millennium before Jesus was nailed to the cross. This messianic psalm, which describes the travails of David, surely prefigures Christ. It is reminiscent of Psalm 51 which opens our Lenten season with Ash Wednesday, just as Psalm 22 is sung on Palm Sunday,…

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“And then it was gone.”

Unplanned

By Tom Quiner “Unplanned” movie review If you ever had doubt that there’s hope for this unseemly world, go and see Unplanned the Movie. Iowans for LIFE and Innervisions HealthCare teamed up to host a private screening of this dramatic pro-life film. We packed 4 theaters at the Jordan Creed Mall last night for an…

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What does a 12 week fetus really look like?

12 week fetus

[Yesterday’s blogpost, “What Is It?“, generated intense pushback when it was first published at Quiner’s Diner three years ago. Reread the post. Here is the exchange]: J. GREENBERG:  Your story about the children who identify the model of the fetus is not valid evidence of fetuses being human beings. Children do not understand the stages…

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