Stephanie Gray

Pro-life activists need strong minds, but also tender hearts

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by Stephanie Gray Wed Feb 05 14:34 EST Comments (3)

2014 marks my 15th year of doing public speaking and serious activism for the pro-life cause.  And over this time, I believe the most important development this experience has taught me can be captured in the observation of a priest friend of mine…

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Notorious abortionist Garson Romalis has died: over a decade ago, I sat with him in his office

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by Stephanie Gray Mon Feb 03 17:44 EST Comments (5)

Another infamous Canadian abortionist has died.  The Vancouver Province reported that Dr. Garson Romalis died from illness on January 30, incidentally almost a full pregnancy gestation since abortionist Henry Morgentaler died last May 29.

When I…

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What made 42% of staunch abortion supporters change their opinions? This.

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by Stephanie Gray Wed Jan 15 13:03 EST Comments (6)

In the first 2 minutes of TED Talk “The Antidote to Apathy,” Dave Meslin masterfully points out that we often mistakenly conclude that those who don’t respond to our messages are apathetic.  In reality, what appears as a problem of indifference…

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The post-abortive are pre-abortive

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by Stephanie Gray Tue Dec 03 11:41 EST Comments (4)

33,000: the number of Canadian women having abortions this year who have previously had an abortion. That’s according to the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada: “At least one third of women undergoing induced abortions in Canada have had…

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The hierarchy of anti-abortion argumentation

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by Stephanie Gray Fri Nov 22 12:21 EST Comments (5)

“Be it resolved that abortion is harmful to women.”

That was the statement late-term abortionist Dr. Fraser Fellows and I were asked to debate in our third public forum, this time at the University of Toronto this past November 8.  In…

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The gatekeepers and abortion

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by Stephanie Gray Fri Nov 01 17:40 EST Comments (4)

Nov. 1, 2013 (UnmaskingChoice) - Gatekeeper \-,kē-er\: one that tends or guards a gate; a person who controls access.

We have been deeply encouraged by the number of gatekeepers we have met over the years who have opened wide the gates to a…

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Tags: abortion

Killing our relatives

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by Stephanie Gray Thu Oct 24 10:32 EST Comments (13)

“In your world,” he spat out angrily, “I wouldn’t even exist!”

Huh?  I was confused.  But rather than just give him a puzzled stare, I asked for clarification: “What do you mean?”

This was part of an exchange I had with a philosophy student a…

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Stronger versus weaker

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by Stephanie Gray Thu Oct 17 12:39 EST Comments (1)

When I was doing CCBR’s “Choice” Chain outside a high school, I spoke with a young girl who at one point exclaimed, “Yeah, but if you have a fetus in one hand and a baby in another, the baby comes first!”

Or does it?  As she said that, like a…

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Interview with a beautiful soul: a single mother’s story

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by Stephanie Gray Fri Oct 11 08:25 EST Comments (4)

Amelia

One of my favourite parts of doing pro-life work is that I get to meet virtuous people whose very lives are edifying.  Two weeks ago, I was privileged to meet a young student, Veronika, who radiated a profound joy and peace as a single mother in…

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Not to be understood as to understand: debating pro-aborts who don’t care about the facts

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by Stephanie Gray Mon Oct 07 12:28 EST Comments (0)

A whole lot of people we speak with aren’t merely defending a pro-abortion worldview in theory; they are defending their very selves, or their loved ones—their pasts, their deadly choices.

Oct. 7, 2013 (UnmaskingChoice) - “What does someone who thinks like you want someone who thinks like me to understand?”

That was my question for Noah, a very angry student I met a few months ago.  But I didn’t ask it right away.

Noah and I…

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Tags: abortion

What a dialogue on abortion actually sounds like

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by Stephanie Gray Thu Oct 03 10:21 EST Comments (2)

Last week, CCBR partnered with the courageous young people of the University of Manitoba Students for a Culture of Life to display the Genocide Awareness Project (GAP).  During the training, I taught participants to take a lesson from Socrates and…

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Why Peter Singer is dangerous (and it’s not what you think)

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by Stephanie Gray Mon Sep 23 11:24 EST Comments (18)

I recently watched a fascinating TED Talk.  The theme was altruism, defined by the dictionary as “the principle or practice of unselfish concern for, or devotion to, the welfare of others.”

In usual TED form, the presenter was engaging and made…

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To Karen, the woman who hung up on me yesterday

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by Stephanie Gray Wed Sep 18 11:38 EST Comments (24)

When you called last week, our administrator said you sounded nice.  She said you said it was urgent that you speak to me, so I had my assistant call you as I was out of the country.  When she spoke to you, you told her you’d really like to speak…

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How to communicate with a friend considering abortion

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by Stephanie Gray Mon Sep 16 12:20 EST Comments (3)

“I’m pregnant, and I want an abortion.”

How should one react when a friend says those words? 

My colleagues and I are routinely (and as recently as the day I write this) contacted by friends (and strangers!) who have friends who are…

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Why I avoid arguing that doctors shouldn’t do abortions based on ‘conscience’

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by Stephanie Gray Mon Sep 09 10:15 EST Comments (1)

The New England Journal of Medicine recently published an article that should compel pro-lifers to think seriously about how they frame the abortion debate.  Dr. Lisa Harris writes,

“The exercise of conscience in health care is generally…

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