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Examiner: How to destroy nursing’s sacred covenant, with one bad decision

By Grazie Pozo Christie Proponents of assisted suicide have been so successful in decriminalizing it that, today, one in five Americans lives in a jurisdiction that allows the practice. Proponents want doctors’ and nurses’ professional associations to reject the Hippocratic oath’s command to “do no…

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The Hill: Voters are repulsed by no holds barred abortion legislation

By Grazie Pozo Christie Virginia, Rhode Island and Massachusetts legislators are all rushing to follow New York’s passage of the Reproductive Health Act by proposing similar bills — ones that would legalize abortion right up to birth. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam (D) expressed his support of the…

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Washington Post: The stark divide on abortion legislation

By Ashley McGuire The Washington Post, April 30, 2019, Pg. A20, Letters to the Editor The April 24 editorial on abortion legislation offered only one statistic to claim that polling is trending pro-choice and overlooked many other data points that suggest the opposite. In particular,…

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Examiner: Democrats double down on abortion rather than heed Claire McCaskill’s sage advice

By Maureen Ferguson Now that Democrats have taken control of the House of Representatives and ushered Nancy Pelosi in as speaker, they would be wise to listen to the voice of another (once) powerful Democratic woman, former Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. Fresh off her election…

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CNS News: What Kind of Feminism, Empowerment, ‘Choice’ Is It to Push Legalization of Prostitution?

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer A group of New York State lawmakers want to make prostitution legal in the Empire State.  Not to be out done by her “progressive” sisters and brothers, California U.S. Senator Kamala Harris has made prostitution decriminalization a platform plank in her campaign for the Democratic…

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Townhall: Here’s What Was Overshadowed at This Year’s March for Life

By Grazie Christie After having made the trip from Miami to attend, it made me sad that this year’s March for Life in Washington, D.C. should be reduced to one troubling encounter and its ugly online aftermath. What a great shame. I’ve attended the March…

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EWTN: Marcha por la Vida

Policy Advisor Dr. Grazie Christie and Legal Advisor Andrea Picciotti-Bayer appeared on EWTN En Espanol to talk about the 2019 March for Life and the role that science is playing in boosting the cause of the pro-life movement. Catch them at the 30-minute mark.

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Townhall: How Science Supports Pro-life Views

By Grazie Christie I had an eye-opening conversation recently with an acquaintance of mine, a professor of environmental science. I had expressed my opinion that late-term abortion is a barbaric procedure and asked what she thought. “I’m sorry,” she said with discomfort, “I can’t agree…

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The Hill: An infanticide question awaits the Democratic nominee in 2020

By Maureen Ferguson Most abortions are successful in achieving their end. Women become un-pregnant. Occasionally, though, a complication can occur in which a woman becomes un-pregnant, but the baby is unexpectedly born alive. What then? Abortion survivors, like Melissa Ohden, were on Capitol Hill this week…

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The Hill: Planned Parenthood discriminates against its pregnant employees — I’m not surprised

By Grazie Christie Planned Parenthood infamously prides themselves on being a purveyor of women’s equality. Yet, according to a recent New York Times investigation, former and current employees have accused the organization of discriminating against them when pregnant. The Times turned up what seems to be…

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