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The Pro-Life Coalition of Pennsylvania holds a 'Mercy Witness For Life' rally on July 23, 2016 outside of the former site of Dr. Kermit Gosnell's closed abortion clinic in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The Abortionist Who Doesn’t Know What an Abortionist Is

According to Warren Hern, the Colorado doctor who aborts babies old enough to live outside the womb, the word “abortionist” is a “vicious, despicable anti-abortion propaganda term intended to slander the person to whom it is applied.” He thinks it’s “grotesque.”

The Pro-Life Coalition of Pennsylvania holds a 'Mercy Witness For Life' rally on July 23, 2016 outside of the former site of Dr. Kermit Gosnell's closed abortion clinic in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Ending The Policy of Only ‘Personally Opposed to Abortion’

Some politicians insist that there’s a “right” to take an unborn child’s life for any reason at any stage of pregnancy and that taxpayers should finance the procedure. They say abortion is beneficial to society. But in the same breath they add that they want nothing to do with it in their own lives.

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Remembering the Aborted

The abortion industry opposes the burial or cremation of aborted babies because such acts, by acknowledging the humanity of these tiny children, highlight the inhumanity of abortion.

Anti-abortion activists rally outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, March 2, 2016, following oral arguments in the case of Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, which deals with access to abortion in Texas. The US Supreme Court on March 2 took up its most important abortion case in a generation, the outcome of which could impact the ability of millions of women to end an unwanted pregnancy -- as well as the White House race. With the court now split evenly between liberals and conservatives following the death of Antonin Scalia, all eyes are on Justice Anthony Kennedy, who wields a swing vote on the issue, one of the most divisive in the world of US politics. / AFP / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read )

The Supreme Court Is Not the Supreme Medical Board

Inasmuch as the competence of legislators is respected, the cause of “abortion rights” does not do as well as when courts and judges – at least those judges appointed by liberal politicians – second-guess legislative decisions. And that’s what abortionists are again arguing for in this current Supreme Court case.

Anti-abortion supporters rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, during the March for Life 2016, the annual rally held on the anniversary of 1973 'Roe v. Wade' U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion.

Should Abortionists Be Allowed to Abandon Their Patients?

At issue in Whole Woman’s Health is Texas’s requirement that an abortionist have admitting privileges at a hospital located within 30 miles of his clinic. Abortionists claim that the law does nothing to advance women’s health. Actually, what they mean is that it does nothing to advance their careers or net worth.

Mother Loraine Marie Maguire, (C), of the Little Sisters of the Poor, walks down the steps of the US Supreme Court after aruments, March 23, 2016 in Washington, DC.

The Elections, The Supreme Court, and Priests for Life vs. HHS

Nowhere is this development better illustrated than in the soon-to-be-decided Supreme Court case Priests for Life vs. HHS. Last November, this case — which is my organization’s challenge to the HHS mandate — was accepted by the Supreme Court along with six other similar cases which the Court consolidated into Zubik vs. Burwell. We had filed one of the first lawsuits against the HHS mandate over four years ago.

Protestors hold placards challenging 'Obamacare' outside of the US Supreme Court on March 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The US Supreme Court heard a second challenge to US President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. The US Supreme Court faces a momentous case Wednesday on the sweeping health insurance reform law that President Barack Obama wants to leave as part of his legacy. The question before the court is whether the seven million people or more who subscribed via the government's website can obtain tax subsidies that make the coverage affordable.

The Many Faces of Opposition to Obamacare’s HHS Mandate

Reaching Souls International is a non-denominational Christian group that, among its missionary programs in countries such as Kenya, Uganda, India, and Cuba, comes to the aid of African children left orphaned by civil war, HIV/AIDS, and malaria. Its work is based on the biblical definition of “religion that is pure and undefiled before God” – that is, “to visit orphans and widows in their affliction.” It’s suing to get rid of Obamacare’s HHS mandate.

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The March for Life and Youth

One of the most frequently heard observations about the annual March for Life, to take place again this Friday in Washington, D.C., is that it consists mostly of young people. And this gives hope to those who are part of this movement.

A lone microphone sits in front of a sculpture of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, ahead of a ceremony honoring MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in Washington.

The Call to End Abortion Is a Call to Love

The latest gambit of the pro-abortion movement is to talk about removing the stigma of abortion. It calls upon us to believe that there should be no negative feelings about denying the humanity of other human beings. It urges us to believe that we should never feel wrong about discriminating against those less powerful than us.

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Are Safety Requirements at Abortion Clinics Now Undue Burdens?

The State has a legitimate interest in seeing to it that abortion, like any other medical procedure, is performed under circumstances that insure maximum safety for the patient. This interest obviously extends at least to the performing physician and his staff, to the facilities involved, to the availability of after-care, and to adequate provision for any complication or emergency that might arise.

Nuns from the Little Sisters of the Poor gather in New York September 24, 2015 as Pope Francis now heads to New York City. He is set to arrive and hold a prayer service at St. Patricks Cathedral. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read

Is The High Court Poised To Accept Religious Freedom Case?

Catholic institutions in the United States — as well as many other institutions — are battling the Obama Administration in Court to preserve that religious freedom. The “HHS mandate,” even with the so-called accommodations that the Administration has provided, still forces many organizations to violate their conscience and religious beliefs.

Pope Francis speaks to bishops during the midday prayer service at the Cathedral of St. Matthew on September 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Pope began his first trip to the United States at the White House followed by a visit to St. Matthew's Cathedral, and will then hold a Mass on the grounds of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. (Photo by

Will the U.N. Heed Pope’s Anti-Abortion Message?

In “Laudato Si” Pope Francis reminds us that human beings possess a “particular dignity above other creatures” that “inculcates esteem for each person and respect for others.” He expresses the need to “genuinely teach the importance of concern for other vulnerable beings, however troublesome or inconvenient they may be” and questions how this is possible if collectively we “fail to protect a human embryo, even when its presence is un­comfortable and creates difficulties.” Will the U.N. hear that message?

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The Pope, The Pro-Aborts in Congress, and the Pro-life Movement

Just days before the publication of my book, Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro published yet another letter, signed by even more of her colleagues, and addressed this time to the Holy Father, in anticipation of his September 24 speech to Congress. In a profoundly hollow and self-contradictory fashion, she praises the Pope’s “solidarity with the poor and the marginalized,” and then goes on to urge him to address a litany of social problems, with no mention at all about the violence of abortion.

Anti-abortion activists hold a rally opposing federal funding for Planned Parenthood in front of the U.S. Capitol July 28, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Pavone: Planned Parenthood’s Collision Course

Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor famously wrote years ago that Roe v. Wade, the decision that infamously resulted in over 58 million deaths by abortion, was “on a collision course with itself.” Today, the same can be said of Roe v. Wade’s greatest and most notorious profiteer, Planned Parenthood.

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Pavone: Americans Must Look Planned Parenthood, Abortion Industry in The Eye

Planned Parenthood sells baby body parts. That is undeniable, and Congress as well as the individual states will now play their role in investigating the extent to which Planned Parenthood has broken the law. But whatever direction those investigations take, another investigation has also begun: the American people are being given a chance to look abortion in the eye.

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The Obergefell Decision is a Dead-End for America

For millennia, the church – and many others too – have been holding up the signs saying that abortion is a dead-end. Those individuals, families, and nations that have ignored these signs are now reaping the fruit of the bitter experience that abortion does not solve any problems but only creates new ones. I am convinced that the dead end rule will determine the fate of gay marriage in America.

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Exposing The Truth About Abortion

If you haven’t heard of the term “dismemberment abortion,” you will soon. After all, how do you defend literally ripping a baby apart, limb by limb, body part by body part?