The Pursuit of the Unwanted, part 3

(Part 1, Part 2) Hype in High Places Prior to the twentieth century, the phrase “unwanted children” conjured the image of children who were orphaned or whose parents were, for…

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The Pursuit of the Unwanted, part 2

(Part 1 can be found here.) Why a series on “unwantedness?” In my previous post, I discussed two recent papers that dealt with the concept of the “unwanted” pregnancy and/or…

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The Pursuit of the Unwanted

Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood, said that her guiding principle was that “every child should be a wanted child.”   In response, pro-life activists have said, “there are no…

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Girl Exploited by Amnesty Int’l Names Baby “Miracle”

  The young mother named her baby “Milagros.” That is Spanish for Miracle. Amnesty International wanted the baby aborted. The brave girl in Paraguay was allegedly raped by her stepfather,…

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Planned Parenthood’s worldwide contempt for the law

While Planned Parenthood’s United States affiliate is facing public outrage for selling aborted baby parts for medical research (the Center for Medical Progress released its latest video yesterday), the scandal…

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China’s Brave Pro-Life Christians

In a country that jails pregnant women and fines family members for having an ‘unlicensed’ baby, a small cadre of Christians — who are also targets for persecution — are…

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China’s Demographic Dividend “already pocketed”: India will overtake it six years sooner than expected

The latest UN demographic numbers are out and Gordon Chang has outlined how bleak they look for China and how much rosier for its top competitor, India. This year’s UN estimate…

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Joint Statement of CSOs on Family in the Post-2015 Summit Outcome

THE FAMILY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: A Statement of Civil Society on Paragraph 38 in the Final Draft of the Post-2015 Summit Outcome Many Member States have articulated the view that…

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Before Obama Visit — Kenyan Government Removes US Pro-Abortion Ad

  A PR campaign by two abortion groups hoping to gain support from Kenyans to pressure President Obama to rescind US policy to fund overseas abortions — backfired. Catholics for…

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The Pope’s Forgotten Message in “Laudato Si”

Here are the widely ignored, but strongly worded Pro-Life sections of Pope Francis’ new encyclical on the environment. The Pope chides those who offer easy justifications for abortion and calls…

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