Donald R. McClarey

Two Big Ones From the Supremes

The Lunch Whistle has blown at the law mines.  Two big wins from the Supreme Court for the Administration and the pro-life movement.   First, for the Administration, the Court upheld Trump’s travel ban 5-4.  Go here to read the

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Donald R. McClarey

Holy Innocents

A voice in Rama was heard, lamentation and great mourning; Rachel bewailing her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.  Matthew 2:18 Herod’s murder of the Holy Innocents is remembered on this feast day of the Holy Innocents.  The

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Bob Kurland, Ph.D.

US Bishops Signal Resistance to Pope Francis’s Agenda?

Here’s an article in the Wall Street Journal (go to Drudge to get the post without a paywall–look for “US Catholic Leaders Signal Resistance to Pope’s Agenda”.) Here are some quotes: “—The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops chose a conservative

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France Attempts to Criminalize the Pro-Life Movement

I am not afraid; I was born to do this. Saint Joan of Arc     The Socialist government in France, deemed likely to be massacred in the coming elections, are doing what Leftists traditionally do when they are running

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Cruz For Life

  If pro-lifers want a fighter when it comes to abortion, then Ted Cruz is their candidate: Cruz was participating in a MSNBC town hall event. During a discussion of abortion, he noted that “virtually none of the network news

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Bad Week

    Belying the great progress being made at the state level, the pro-life movement had a bad week on the national level. The GOP leadership pulled a bill banning abortion after 20 weeks, a piece of legislation that has two-one

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Progress

    Some good news to end the year: A new survey conducted by Operation Rescue of all abortion facilities in the United States has confirmed that the abortion clinic closure trend continued strongly in 2014. Operation Rescue is the

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The Chicago Way

  The new Archbishop of Chicago has a long history of hostility to the pro-life movement.  Brian Williams at One Peter Five notes that he seems much happier with pro-abort politicians:   In a homily this past June, Monsignor Henry

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Mark Shea, Pro-life and Religion as Politics

  Mark Shea has taken his agree-with-me-on-these-issues-or-you-are-not-really-pro-life routine to the pages of the Jesuit rag America: But weirdly, when the topic is not the unborn, many allegedly pro-life people often forget their wisdom. Result: on many issues ranging from war to

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Now This Is a Bishop

    It is easy to get cynical about Bishops, and then one of them does something like this:     GLENS FALLS — Edward Scharfenberger, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, joined a small group of men

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Virtue Is Attractive: The Crossroads Walk

For the past 20 years, some wonderful young college students have been participating in “Crossroads Walk,” dedicating the 3 months of their summer vacation to trek each year across the nation on behalf of life. The walk started in 1995

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Except Us

    A brilliant piece by Brandon McGinley at The Federalist on the ongoing journalistic malpractice when it comes to abortion.  Legal abortion on demand largely exists in this country because the public is shielded by a pro-abort media from the every

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Pro-aborts and the Race Card

The above video is from the Alabama Right to Life website. In a vain attempt to stop the passage of pro-life legislation in Alabama, Democrat Representative Alvin Holmes, a truly charming individual who earlier this year referred to Justice Clarence Thomas

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Coca Cola Life Commercial
Tito Edwards

The Best Pro-Life Video Ever!

The best television commercial ever was done by Coca-Cola (of Argentina I believe). How appropriate that their beverage is called Coca-Cola Life! To view the video click on “Continue reading →”

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Walking the Walk

  It is often easy to become cynical about all politicians, but occasionally you do find those who are the real thing:   When she was pregnant with her daughter Abigail Rose Beutler, doctors told Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, a

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Bravo Pope Francis!

There are times when I am very proud indeed to be a Catholic and this is one of them:       Pope Francis has telephoned a woman who wrote  to him to tell her he will baptise her unborn

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IRS Scandal: The Harassment of Pro-Lifers Continues

    Incredible.  Even after the exposure of the IRS targeting pro-life groups, go here to read about it, the IRS is continuing to target pro-life groups:   August 1, 2013 – Chicago)  Today, the Thomas More Society has submitted an updated second

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Texas, Satan and Gosnell

    Well, after  all the sturm und drang of the Wendy Davis filibuster, Davis of course being the pro-abort Democrat Texas State Senator elected into office with the help of Ralph McCloud, director of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development,

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A Tale of Three Choices

  On July 7 the New York Times had what is doubtless their 666th pro-abort piece this year, an op ed by a woman celebrating her mother’s abortion.  (So long as it wasn’t you being tossed out like so much garbage, right honey?) 

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How Can You Tell When a Pro-life Ad is Effective?

When it is rejected by what is laughingly called the mainstream media. A national pro-life organization is outraged after three major American newspapers rejected a pro-life ad as “too controversial.” The Chicago Tribune, USA Today, and the LA Times refused to run an advertisement

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IRS Scandal: Pro-life Groups Were Targets

  On any enemies list compiled by the Obama administration, no doubt pro-lifers would be near the top.  Illinois Review reveals today that pro-life groups were targeted by the IRS: Were pro-life groups also a target of the staunchly pro-abortion

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Abortion Survivor

    Hattip to  Pat Archbold at Creative Minority Report.  Congressman Marlin Stutzman (R. IN) recalls how he came very close to being an abortion statistic:   On a cold December night in 1975, a 17-year-old girl sobbed on the

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Kirsten Powers and the Still Small Voices

    11 And he said, Go forth, and stand upon the mount before the Lord. And, behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and brake in pieces the rocks before the Lord;

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Margaret Colin: Profile in Courage

Hattip to Matt Achbold at Creative Minority Report.  Margaret Colin is the honorary chairwoman of Feminists for Life.  An accomplished actress, she has also been outspokenly pro-life.  I can think of no occupation, other than abortionist, where the pro-aborts are

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Who is the Terrorist?

The second video in Live Action’s expose on late term abortions.  Go here to view the first video.  Here is the Live Action press release: During the breaking “Inhuman” investigation, Live Action investigated the Washington Surgi-Clinic where Cesare Santangelo performs

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Kermit Gosnell and the Abortion Industry

Abortion, all abortion, is violence and violence is an impermissible alternative in a world of reason. Dr. Bernard Nathanson, Eclipse of Reason   One of the myths of the murder trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell is that he is not

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Galloping Historical Illiteracy

Remember Laura Curry, the Adjunct Professor, who went berserk at a pro-life display at the University of Buffalo?  Go here to read all about it.  Six of her colleagues, two professors of history, one associate professor of history, one assistant professor of

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Dead Baby Uber Alles

The above video of a Worse Than Murder, Inc, a\k\a Planned Parenthood rep blithely indicating that a baby surviving an abortion should not receive medical care if  the mother and the abortionist do not wish the child to receive medical

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