Pro-Life This Week – August 24, 2018

New York’s Boss Bills Discriminate against Pro-Life Pregnancy Care Centers

By Lori Hadacek Chaplin Imagine if the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was required to hire someone who was a white supremacist. New York’s recent Boss Bills, which passed in 2019, are trying to do something comparable to pregnancy care centers and other pro-life organizations by mandating that they cannot discriminate against […]

Archbishop Gregory and the Science of Loathing

By Judie Brown According to Merriam-Webster, the history of the word ideology comes from “the French writer A.L.C. Destutt de Tracy [who] proposed it as a term to designate the ‘science of ideas,’ and in that sense the word was quickly borrowed into English. . . . Today, the word most often refers to ‘a […]

Pro-Life This Week – June 5, 2020

Week in Review – Politics, Protests, United Nations, & Report from PP This week, Chief Justice John Roberts joined with the liberal members of the Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision that allows state governors to close churches during the COVID-19 pandemic. Roberts ignored the First Amendment’s guarantee of freedom of religion and lumped churches […]

First Came ‘Griswold’

By Jim Sedlak The pro-life movement in the United States zeroes in on the Roe v. Wade decision of the Supreme Court. That decision decriminalized abortion in the United States, and its companion case, Doe v. Bolton, defined health so broadly that, since January 22, 1973, abortion-on-demand throughout pregnancy has been allowed. While it is […]

What Is Freedom?

By Judie Brown In the secular world, freedom is defined by Webster as “the quality or state of being free: such as a: the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action” and “b: liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of another.” But for Catholics, freedom means something more. According to the Catechism […]