A group of scientists at the University of Helsinki has published findings in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that show that children are capable of learning and retaining information much earlier than previously believed possible – before even being born!
Earlier this week, online magazine The Nation published a story blissfully anticipating (on the basis of some highly questionable premises) a time when the District of Columbia would be allowed to fund abortions for low-income women.
Washington, D.C., resident Shavonnte Taylor wasn't due to give birth for more than two weeks, but her baby boy wasn't going to wait another moment. A little after 10:30 a.m. Thursday morning in a dark and likely crowded L'Enfant Metro rail station next to a broken escalator, she and at least a dozen bystanders witnessed the miracle of birth.
I just returned from the 2013 National Right to Life Convention in Dallas, Texas, followed by a week-long visit with my family in my hometown of Laredo, Texas. Needless to say, the topics of Gov. Rick Perry's second special session and pro-life legislation were inescapable.
There are many reasons to be excited about the upcoming National Right to Life Convention. (See www.NRLConvention.com for details how to register.)
As of April 30, the pro-life universe is one star poorer than it was the day before. That was the day we lost Rebeca Josefina Flores Guerra (or, Josie, as she was known).
I recently discovered a mobile app on my Smartphone created by the people at WebMD, a website run by doctors that gives medical and health information. It is still another example of how technology is rendering standard pro-abortion arguments utterly obsolete.
Just this week, the state senates of Arkansas and North Dakota passed legislation that protects unborn children capable of feeling pain from abortion.
I remember being very impressed when I read this line in Love’s Labor: Essays on Women, Equality and Dependency, authored by feminist ethicist Eva Feder Kittay: