From St. Joseph PRC

Is Abortion Needed to Save the Life of the Mother?

-Elizabeth Dean, D.O. “Hard cases make bad law,” an old legal saying, describes the process by which the United States has found itself with abortion on demand throughout all nine months of pregnancy. Hard cases, for the abortion controversies, include the life or health of the mother, rape, and incest.  Historically, when abortion laws began to be liberalized, protecting the life of the mother was usually included in the justification. Worldwide today, in countries where abortion is prohibited, many include the mother’s life as an exception for which abortion is permitted. In the United States as of 2012 this... read more

Timeline to Abortion

Margaret Sanger in the Early 1900’s The issues surrounding birth control measures has involved legal decisions and laws dating back to the 16th century worldwide. Early legislators struggled to define the legality of abortion before and after quickening, when the mother starts to feel fetal movements. In the United States, from 1820 to 1900, most abortions were outlawed, primarily through the efforts of the American Medical Association physicians. In 1916 Margaret Sanger, her sister Ethel Byrne, and Fonia Mindell opened the first birth control clinic in Brooklyn, N.Y. They distributed birth control, including also advice and information. All three... read more

Abortion Doesn’t Stop with Planned Parenthood’s End

  “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Edmund Burke   Buzz words for the month of July 2015 will go down in history as: Planned Parenthood and Evil. Those words are pretty much interchangeable to anyone who believes in protecting the unborn, right? So we’ve established that: Planned Parenthood reflects Satan’s stronghold on our society. Pro-lifers know it. In fact, people working in the pro-life movement have suspected these despicable actions have gone on for years. Now we just have graphic viral videos 1,2, and 3 to prove it and... read more