Monthly Archive: November 2014

Nov 19

Pro-life Gettysburg Address

Today marks the 151st anniversary of the famous Gettysburg Address, which mentions that “all men are created equal.” This speech was used by Fr. Michael G. Peters to deliver an equally powerful message on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade on the steps of the Capitol in Des Moines, Iowa, in 2007. He began by …

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Nov 14

Ruling on HHS mandate: “As contrary to religious freedom as you can get”

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit today ruled against Priests for Life, saying that the regulations of ObamaCare’s HHS mandate “do not impose a substantial burden on Plaintiffs’ religious exercise.” Responding to what he calls an “unjust ruling” is Fr. Frank Pavone, the national director of Priests for Life, who in an email …

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Nov 14

Protestant author has it wrong on birth control

Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. a Professor of Moral Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary (Detroit, MI), where he has taught for over 23 years, counters erroneous claims about Catholic teachings on birth control with a commentary in which he points out that sex is for both procreation and union, and that Catholics generally no longer use …

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Nov 11

November is National Adoption Awareness Month

Each year, since 1990, November is recognized as National Adoption Awareness Month. While all adoption-related issues are important, the particular focus of this month is the adoption of children currently in foster care. But did you know that before becoming a foster care child, there is a period of time, usually just a few weeks, …

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Nov 06

Brittany Maynard’s storybook death shouldn’t add support for assisted suicide

Debra Saunders’ excellent commentary about the decision of a young woman with cancer who moved to Oregon to kill herself with the help of a doctor was published in the Nov. 5 edition of The Bakersfield Californian. Among the points she made: “If Maynard died with dignity, then does that mean that others who do …

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Nov 06

Thank you for voting pro-life!

A message from the California ProLife Council: Final results for the 2014 California General Election will not be fully tallied and confirmed until after November 5th. Yet almost 50 pro-life candidates secured their seats in this election! Please see here for a listing of all the races we won this year. While there were some pro-life losses …

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