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Topics: Culture of Life

Center For Disease Control Admits: NFP Works!

Young women are being taught to use the Morning-After Pill, but are deliberately not being told how it works.  At the same time, they are deliberately not being taught how to use Natural Family Planning, or NFP, which—even the CDC now admits—does work. For years, the Population Research Institute has warned about the dangers of contraception. Our founder, Father Paul Marx, O.S.B, never tired of explaining that the morning-after pill is an abortifacient. By design, it ends …

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Escape from Abortion: A Review of unPlanned by Abby Johnson

I know something about dramatic conversions to the pro-life cause. I experienced one myself some years ago in a Chinese abortion clinic. I had never really thought about what an abortion entailed until I witnessed one with my own eyes. But I could not ignore the result — a dead baby and a mother deeply wounded in both body and spirit — and I turned away in horror.

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PRI Board of Directors Mourns Passing of Pro-Life Pioneer, Fr. Paul Marx

Front Royal, VA, 03/20/10 – After a period of declining health, Fr. Paul Marx passed away this morning, March 20, 2010, at 8:10 am. Fr. Paul Marx, OSB, Founder and long-time Chairman of Population Research Institute (PRI), was a pioneer in the worldwide pro-life movement. As soon as abortion became an issue in the 1960s, Father became actively engaged in promoting life, writing his first pro-life article in 1967. In 1972, he founded the first …

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Sarah Palin, An American Original

  19 September 2008     Vol. 10 / No. 38 Sarah Palin, An American Original On the corner of Euclid and Foothill Boulevards in Upland, California, stands a statue of a pioneer woman. She is striding forward, carrying a baby in her left arm and a rifle in her right. Clinging to her skirts for protection is a small boy. At 10 feet tall, erected on an eight foot base, the statue looms larger than life, …

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Experiencing Humanity: Grassroots Films Reminds Us of Why We Fight

  24 March 2008     Vol. 10 / No. 12 EXPERIENCING HUMANITY: GRASSROOTS FILMS REMINDS US OF WHY WE FIGHT I’m sitting at a worn desk in the headquarters of Grassroots Films in Brooklyn, NY. Humming Macs surround me as the company dog, a sand-colored mutt named Daisy, wanders aimlessly around my feet. Across the desk, Michael Campo is describing the experience of visiting a leper colony in Ghana. “At first I was a little afraid, …

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President’s Page: Remembering Henry Hyde

One of the first times that I spoke to a pro-life group—back in the mid-eighties, I believe—Congressman Henry Hyde was there. The occasion was a Los Angeles Archdiocesan Pro-Life Congress. (This event, which the tireless Licia Nicassio formerly organized on an annual basis, has been scrapped and Licia’s pro-life office closed by Cardinal Mahoney in his relentless search for funds with which to pay his legal bills.) Meeting Henry Hyde I was new to the …

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The Apostle of Life: Father Paul Marx, OSB

By Steven W. Mosher _ Join us in celebrating the life of our Founder and Chairman on his 60th anniversary of priestly ordination. I owe Father Marx many debts. He helped to bring me into the pro-life movement, the most important social movement in the world today. He helped to bring me to Christ and into the Catholic faith — so I owe him the debt of my soul. He taught me the link between …

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Pro-Life Politics

6 October 2006     Volume 8 / Number 37 Dear Colleague: What’s a pro-lifer to do when both candidates for a U.S. Senate seat claim to be pro-life?  Read the fine print, of course. Pro-Life Politics Pro-life Americans should want both major political parties?-and all the minor ones?-to commit themselves firmly to the Culture of Life, and particularly to the protection of unborn children.  We should have in this country what we used to have: A pro-life consensus in …

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