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The road to designer babies: of patents and Pandora’s Box

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by John Stonestreet Tue Oct 22 10:09 EST Comments (1)

October 22, 2013 (BreakPoint) - Remember the story of Pandora’s Box? Pandora, according to Greek poet Hesiod, was the first woman on earth. She was given beauty by Aphrodite, speech by Hermes, and a box by Zeus, along with the warning to never …

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A word from the wise to Africa

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by Obianuju Ekeocha Mon Oct 21 14:14 EST Comments (1)

Professor Helen Alvaré at the Women's Seminar organized by the Vatican's Pontifical Council for the Laity during the 25th Anniversary of Mulieris Dignitatem
Obianuju Ekeocha with Professor Helen Alvaré a woman of true grace and depth

About 4 years ago, I came across Professor Helen Alvaré's extensive and exceptional work on authentic feminism at a very low and difficult point in my life . And Helen's clear and articulate words on the inherent dignity of women as intended by…

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Two huge court victories thwart legalisation of euthanasia in Canada

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by Peter Saunders Mon Oct 21 12:49 EST Comments (1)

This last week has seen two huge court victories in Canada for those seeking to protect vulnerable people from having their lives intentionally ended.

In the first the British Colombia Court of Appeal overturned a lower court decision in the…

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Get ready for National Marriage Week

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by Eric Metaxas Mon Oct 21 12:38 EST Comments (1)

October 21, 2013 (BreakPoint) - You may remember early in the summer we talked about a new study by University of Texas associate professor Mark Regnerus. Regnerus found that children raised by parents involved in same-sex relationships do not…

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‘Nothing had prepared me for the searing pain’: Pro-choice woman describes RU-486 nightmare

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by Sarah Terzo Mon Oct 21 12:19 EST Comments (6)

October 20, 2013 (LiveActionNews) - RU-486, the abortion pill, is offered to women who are less than nine weeks pregnant. When it first became available in the United States, pro-choice activists rejoiced. They believed that it would make abortion…

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Boy born with part of brain outside skull and large facial cleft proves life is beautiful

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by Nancy Flanders Mon Oct 21 11:57 EST Comments (3)

Dominic before surgery.
Dominic after surgery.
Dominic Pio turns one.

October 18, 2013 (LiveActionNews) - On June 18, 2012 a baby boy named Dominic Pio was born into the world who, had he been given different parents, may never have been born at all. Mid-way through her pregnancy, Mary Gundrum would learn that her…

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My brother with Down syndrome: he taught us how to live, how to laugh, and how to love

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by Debbie Gifford Mon Oct 21 11:28 EST Comments (3)

October 18, 2013 (LiveActionNews) - Editor’s Note: The following tribute was shared with Live Action by Eddie’s cousin. She writes, “He was 61 years old and was born with Down syndrome. His younger sister Debbie wrote and shared a wonderful…

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Why you should come to the 2014 March for Life – and why you should start planning now

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by Kristen Walker Hatten Mon Oct 21 11:08 EST Comments (1)

If you buy this for me, perhaps at the 2014 March for Life I shall be indistinguishable from a beautiful golden lioness in my The North Face Gotham Jacket in Tanzania Tan.
The lobby of this Hyatt Regency will be crawling with pro-lifers, and you can be one of them.
“Hi, taxi! I love you!” – Me
Destiny, Jewels, and me. Those gals are my heroes.
This is basically how I packed last year. Don’t do this.

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Oct. 21, 2013 (LiveActionNews.org) - This past January was the first time I attended the March for Life in Washington, D.C. Afterwards, I felt giddy for weeks. There is something about the energy of that many people coming together in defense…

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Tags: abortion, march for life

Sexual behavior and the absence of common sense

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by Judie Brown Fri Oct 18 13:02 EST Comments (2)

October 18, 2013 (ALL.org) - Common sense is not the exclusive domain of any particular group of people, but in our day and age it seems to be about as prehistoric as the Tyrannosaurus Rex—especially when it comes to sex.

What is common sense?…

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Tags: birth control pill, contraception, surrogacy

Unborn babies have the right to our defence

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by Jonathon van Maren Fri Oct 18 10:47 EST Comments (0)

Once a week, I host a radio show in the Greater Toronto Area that gives me the opportunity to interview many fascinating guests, and pick their brains and experiences for insight on different areas of the historical and ongoing fight for human…

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Planned Parenthood to teens: Nothing bad or unhealthy about having a ‘big number’ of sex partners

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by Kathryn Yoder Fri Oct 18 10:41 EST Comments (19)

“Hi kids, Planned Parenthood here, using your parents’ tax dollar to tell you about the joys of sleeping around! Now you may have heard that copulating like amnesiac wildebeests in season is something to be frowned upon. Nothing could be further…

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Having a baby with Down syndrome will ruin your life? Think again. What the statistics say

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by Peter Saunders Fri Oct 18 10:30 EST Comments (0)

The recent debate on abortion for anencephaly in Northern Ireland has reopened the wider debate on abortion for fetal disability.

It is worth, in this context, remaking the point that the most common disability for which babies are aborted in…

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Selfish Convenience: Why people abort children with Down syndrome

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by Cassy Fiano Fri Oct 18 10:18 EST Comments (3)

October 13, 2013 (LiveActionNews) - Abortion advocates often use birth defects as an excuse to justify late-term abortions. Down syndrome is one of the most common birth defects, and among women who receive a prenatal diagnosis, 9 out of 10 choose…

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Six quotes that reveal the truth about abortion

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by Sarah Terzo Fri Oct 18 09:57 EST Comments (7)

October 11, 2013 (LiveActionNews) - According to a poll done in 2011, 59% of Americans believe that abortion is wrong. A similar poll commissioned by the Knights of Columbus in 2010 gave the number at 56%. So over half of all Americans believe…

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Sweetening the pill: a young liberal feminist has a falling out with hormonal contraception

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by Carolyn Moynihan Fri Oct 18 09:45 EST Comments (1)

October 15, 2013 (MercatorNet) - Holly Grigg-Spall is a young woman who calls herself a feminist but who is deeply unpopular with some of the sisterhood right now. English, 30-ish, married to an American and living in California, she has…

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