The ERA and Other Fictions

By Judie Brown The resurgence of the ERA (equal rights amendment) has once again exposed the underbelly of scum often defined as political debate in some circles, apathy in others. In Virginia, the state legislature has proposed language that would enshrine abortion and all forms of so-called “personal reproductive autonomy” in the state’s constitution. The […]

Virginia Catholic Conference Must Do More on SJ2 and Oppose Enshrining Abortion in State Constitution

For Immediate Release WASHINGTON, D.C. (16 January 2020) – American Life League president Judie Brown issued the following statement calling on the Virginia Catholic Conference to warn any Catholic legislators about the dire consequences of voting for Senate Joint Resolution 2, which would add abortion to the Virginia Declaration of Rights: When George Mason wrote […]

The Difference One Racist Made: Margaret Sanger’s World

By Susan Ciancio Margaret Sanger was born in 1879 in New York, one of 11 children born into an impoverished family. Her mother was Catholic, her father an atheist. Her mother had several miscarriages and died at an early age. Though the cause of death was listed as tuberculosis, Margaret always attributed her early death […]

5 Reasons to Watch ‘Unplanned’ with Your High School Students

By Susan Ciancio The Culture of Life Studies Program has recently developed a study guide for the 2019 movie Unplanned. Based on the book of the same name, Unplanned is Abby Johnson’s story of her path to Planned Parenthood clinic director and then to pro-life advocate. This poignant movie shows the devastation of abortion, the limitlessness of God’s mercy, and the fact […]

Is Your Child a Target?

By Judie Brown What I am about to share with you is happening in one county in the state of Maryland, but it could be happening where you live. Your own children or grandchildren could be targeted, and you might never know. So here is the story: Recently a concerned parent alerted our office to […]


How Many Babies Have to Die?

By Susan Ciancio The Supreme Court decriminalized abortion almost 47 years ago. Forty-seven years is a long time for people to believe that it’s acceptable to kill babies. Children now grow up hearing that abortion is a woman’s right—a right guaranteed by the Constitution. They hear that babies are an inconvenience that can be “taken […]