Dr. Bernard N. Nathanson, a leading pro-life advocate and convert to Catholicism, died at the age of 84 on Monday in his New York home, after a long struggle with cancer. Nathanson, an obstetrician and overseer of more than 75,000 abortions, became an advocate of the pro-life cause in the 1970s when ultrasound technology allowed him to see inside the womb for the first time. He was struck by what he perceived to be the humanity of the child in the womb.
Many people don't realize that because state laws restricting late-term abortions include exceptions for the "health of the mother" (physical, mental or otherwise) that abortions can legally still occur up until the moment of birth. The loose interpretation of what the "health of the mother" means effectively allows abortions to happen for just about any reason at any time. This video is a simple examination of 'life' and 'choice'.
The March for Life in Washington DC brought hundreds of thousands of people, marching through the streets of the city for several hours, in support of life. Watch this fantastic timelapse of the march to catch several hours of action - in just 1 minute!
Is abortion turning into Eugenics? Fr Barron comments on the shocking statistics coming out of New York regarding pregnancy and abortion.
Live Action President Lila Rose talks from her hotel room in Washington, DC the day before the March for Life. Hundreds of thousands will be rallying together on Monday, January 24, 2011 on the streets of DC protesting the killing of unborn children and stand up for the right to life of all human beings, born and unborn.
22 January 2011 marks the 38th Anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in the US, known as Roe v Wade- making abortion legal in the US.
"The embryo in the maternal womb" is not "a pile of organic material," but a "new living being, dynamic and wonderfully ordered, a new and unique individual of the human species... so it was for Jesus in Mary's womb, so was for each of us in our mother's womb." With these words, Pope Benedict XVI, during a worldwide vigil for unborn life, stressed the duty to preserve "nascent life," which is, he said, "most fragile, most threatened by adults, by selfishness and the willful darkening of consciences."
Benedict XVI has called for a worldwide prayer vigil for the unborn on Saturday November 27. The Pope wants all Catholics in the world to pray together at the same time, for all human life.
This video, produced by a pro-life group in Victoria, explores the shocking truth behind the hidden abortion laws that were passed in Victoria, Australia. This documentary reveals that Victorian abortion laws are the most extreme in the world!
Benedict XVI says that political projects that advocate the legalization of abortion or euthanasia are a betrayal to democracy.
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