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April 03, 2017

Now Is The Time To Defund Planned Parenthood (by Janet Morana, The Daily Caller, April 3, 2017) 

Women Are Dying From “Safe And Legal” Abortions (by Janet Morana, The Daily Caller, March 16, 2017)

What Do Democrats Want More – Abortion Industry Money or Pro-Life Votes? (by Fr. Frank Pavone,, March 7, 2017) 

Roe No More – How Three Lives Connect In The Hoped-For Overturning Of Roe v. Wade (by Fr. Frank Pavone, The Daily Caller, February 24 2017)

Fr Frank Pavone: Of Visas, Walls, and the Right to Life (Catholic Online, February 24, 2017)

Alveda King, Frank Pavone: Trump is already making good on his pro-life promises, but we must do more (Washington Examiner, February 24, 2017)

The Vicarious Trauma of Jane Roe (by Janet Morana and Kevin Burke, National Catholic Register, February 21, 2017)

A Remembrance of Norma McCorvey (1947-2017) (by Janet Morana, National Catholic Register, February 18, 2017)

Abortion advocates have a lot more in common with fascists than pro-lifers (by Kevin Burke, LifeSite News, February 17, 2017)

When President Trump vowed that Americans who have been overlooked by those in power would be forgotten no more, it was music to the ears of pro-life activists, Father Frank Pavone writes for Breitbart News.

The Women’s March on Washington will ignore the greatest genocide against women in human history  – the abortion of baby girls. Read the commentary by Kevin Burke and Janet Morana in LifeSite News. 

Pavone: Hope and Change for the Future (By Fr. Frank Pavone,, January 11, 2017)

As the March for Life approaches, Priests for Life’s Kevin Burke recalls moving moments from the Silent No More testimonies in 2015 and 2016. (by Kevin Burke,, January 6, 2017)

Late-term abortionist Warren Hern finds it insulting to be called an abortionist and thinks Congress has a lot of nerve to be asking him questions. (by Fr. Frank Pavone,, December 6, 2016)

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, “abortionist” is a term that means “one who induces abortions.” 

Science vs. faith: The pro-life position is both! (by Fr. Frank Pavone, North State Journal, November 28, 2016)

As always, abortion was an issue this election, and you can bet a good number of voters weighed it heavily when making their decisions.

Fr Frank Pavone: Welcome To 'National Get Thrown Out of the Church Parking Lot Sunday' (by Fr. Frank Pavone,, November 6, 2016)

Don't be surprised if you come out of church this weekend and find a campaign brochure on your car's windshield.  And if you do, don't be annoyed.

The Political Issue Beneath Abortion (by Fr. Frank Pavone,, November 6, 2016)

There are many issues to analyze and consider in every election. However, as important as knowing the issues is understanding how they are related to one another.

If You Think Electing Anti-Abortion Candidates to Office Achieves Nothing, Consider the Results of Electing Pro-Choicers (by Fr. Frank Pavone,, November 5, 2016)

Among the absurdities I’ve heard during this election season are the following assertions:

“It doesn’t matter who gets elected President – it’s been over 40 years since Roe v. Wade and abortion is still legal.”

“Even if a politician says he’s pro-life and that he’ll appoint pro-life judges, nothing changes.”

Quick Responses To Tired Pro-Choice Catchphrases (by Fr. Frank Pavone, The Daily Caller, November 4, 2016)

You’ve heard them.  I’ve heard them.  We’ve all heard them.

Whenever a politician tries to justify his or her support for abortion, we hear the same worn-out responses.  Candidates use these slogans – they’re not reasoned arguments – to avoid talking about what it is that they really support.  And what they really support is the dismemberment and decapitation of babies in the womb.

Fr. Frank Pavone: The First – and Maybe the Last – Question You Need to Ask a Politician (, November 4, 2016)

If a candidate said, "I support the use of terrorism to achieve my agenda," would you respond, "Well, I disagree with your support of terrorism, but if we agree on education and health care funding, maybe I'll vote for you."

Cardinal Bernardin’s Consistent Ethic of Life – The Myth and the Reality (by Fr. Frank Pavone, The Christian Review, October 31, 2016)

The Catholic Church professes a consistent ethic of life, and this is an important concept for all people of faith to understand, especially as it pertains to voting.

The Baby Elephant in the Room: Pro Abortion Researchers Attack Abortion Stigma (by Kevin Burke and Janet Morana, The Stream, October 29, 2016)

Abortion activists have removed the barriers to abortion across the West, with millions of women and men being part of abortion decisions and procedures.

Late-Term Abortion Is Not Rare (by Janet Morana,, October 24, 2016)

Since the third presidential debate and its unprecedented discussion of late-term abortion, my newsfeed has been filled with predictable denials that such a thing as at-term abortions are actually happening in the United States. But these denials are missing the point.

Ending The Policy of Only ‘Personally Opposed to Abortion’ (by Fr. Frank Pavone,, October 17, 2016)

Imagine that you’re watching an infomercial. For almost a half hour, you hear the hosts promote a product, saying that it should be widely available because it offers so many benefits.

Pro-Life Democrats Are A Thing Of The Past (by Fr. Frank Pavone, The Federalist, September 27, 2016)

“The Democratic Party is a party of inclusion. We respect the individual conscience of each American on this difficult issue, and we welcome all our members to participate at every level of our party.” — The 1996 Democratic Party Platform

“Inclusion”? On abortion? Oh, how times have changed.

Democrats exalt their woman, Pope Francis exalts his: Column (by Fr. Frank Pavone, USA Today, September 4, 2016)

It was February 3, 1994. Two women shared a stage in Washington, D.C., and as breakfast was served, the nation watched. It was the annual National Prayer Breakfast. And Mother Teresa of Calcutta was the invited speaker for the event.President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary sat at the dais with other dignitaries as Mother Teresa — who had to stand on a footstool so that her face could be seen above the podium — delivered a speech that drew multiple rounds of applause.

Remembering the Aborted (by Fr. Frank Pavone,, August 26, 2016)

What do you do with an aborted baby?  Do you send the child’s body to a power plant where he or she is burned to generate energy? That’s what was happening when the British Columbia Health Ministry admitted in 2014 that it shipped aborted babies to Oregon, where a “waste-to-energy” plant used them to produce electrical power for a local utility.

The “Bold, Unmistakable Colors” of Our Parties’ Platforms (by Fr. Frank Pavone,, August 18, 2016)

Did you ever think, “There’s not much difference between the two candidates in this race?" If so, think again. Candidates represent entire parties, and bring with them -- to victory or defeat -- an entire army of people guided by a particular philosophy, set of principles and policy preferences.

Here’s What You Can Do To Keep Government From Crushing Religious Charities (by Fr. Frank Pavone, TheFederalist, August 11, 2016)

The Obama administration has asked the public to find a solution to the almost-five-year legal battle over the Department of Health and Human Services mandate that all people with health insurance pay for abortifacients and abortions.

Sen. Kaine, You Can’t be Wrong on Abortion but Right on Social Justice (by Fr. Frank Pavone,, July 29, 2016)

Here we go again.

The pro-life Catholic community is issuing a collective groan over Hillary Clinton’s choice of Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate and all the buzz his “faith” received during the Democratic convention.

Let Churches Speak Freely. Drop the Johnson Amendment - Or Just Make It Clear (by Fr. Frank Pavone, The Stream, July 25, 2016)

The Republican Party platform promises to work for the revocation of the Johnson Amendment. It’s a campaign promise not heard in my lifetime.  Not familiar with the Johnson Amendment? It’s a provision of the tax code that prohibits churches and other non-profit groups from “directly or indirectly participating in, or intervening in, any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for elective public office,” lest they lose their tax-exempt status.

The Truth About What Happened At StemExpress (by Fr. Frank Pavone,, July 20, 2016)

Jan. 22, 2015, 12:26 p.m. Researcher: Just wanted to check in and see if there are any cases within our gestation range for today? Need to book some time on the equipment if so.

12:30 p.m. StemExpress tissue procurement technician: There is one case currently in the room, I will let you know how the limbs and calvarium look to see if you are able to take them in about fifteen minutes.

The Supreme Court Jumps the Tracks of Law and Public Health (by Fr. Frank Pavone and Carol Everett,, July 8, 2016)

In his dissent of the Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt opinion last week, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas wrote that the Court’s abortion jurisprudence “has gone off the rails.”

Will the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Texas abortion case lead to less stringent requirements for ambulatory surgery centers? (by Janet Morana, Washington Times, July 5, 2016)

Is patient safety the collateral damage of the Supreme Court’s abortion-friendly ruling Monday in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt?

Abortion Advocates, the Supreme Court, and Reasonableness (by Fr. Frank Pavone,, June 29, 2016)

In this term that is now at its end, the Supreme Court dealt with two abortion-related cases, both of which put to the test the willingness of the Court, and of abortion advocates, to be reasonable in this ongoing, contentious national debate.

The Supreme Court is not the Supreme Medical Board (by Fr. Frank Pavone,, June 27, 2016)

A core issue in the Supreme Court’s case Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, which  challenges a Texas law that set health and safety standards for abortion clinics, is the deference that the Courts need to give to legislatures, particularly when those legislatures make particular determinations in matters of medical dispute....

Should Abortionists Be Allowed to Abandon Their Patients? (by Fr. Frank Pavone,, June 22, 2016)

You’ve just had an abortion and it’s gone terribly wrong. The abortionist has sent you to the hospital, but he doesn’t go with you.  He cannot attend to you there – he doesn’t have admitting privileges at that hospital.

Kermit Gosnell and the suffering abortion industry (by Fr. Frank Pavone, Washington Times, June 22, 2016)

Abortionist and convicted murderer Kermit Gosnell calls himself an “impractical man.” Speaking from his prison cell, where he sits for killing a patient and three born-alive babies, he told one of the documentary filmmakers of “3801 Lancaster: American Tragedy”: “Practical man changes to live within his society. Impractical man has the priority of changing society to meet his own needs. Therefore, progress can only be accomplished by an impractical man.”

Bacon, Blood, And Freedom (by Janet Morana, The Daily Caller, June 14, 2016)

Imagine if, after the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) was signed into law, the Department of Health and Human Services decided to add a clause mandating that to receive health insurance, every adult in the United States would have to donate blood.

The HHS mandate challenge: Let’s pray the Obama administration acts in good faith (by Fr. Frank Pavone,, June 10, 2016)

The appellate court decisions that upheld the "contraceptive mandate" of the Department of Health and Human Services have been given the judicial heave ho.  Those rulings, which supported the administration’s attempt to force non-profit religious groups to violate our faith, were vacated by the Supreme Court’s Zubik v. Burwell decision last month – rendering them null and void.

Waiting For Obama On Religious Liberty (by Fr. Frank Pavone, Wall Street Journal, June 6, 2016)

The ball is now in the Obama administration’s court. For more than four years, religious nonprofit groups like mine have defended ourselves against the ObamaCare Health and Human Services mandate,

The HHS Mandate Has Brought Together a Diverse Group of Opponents (by Fr. Frank Pavone, National Catholic Register, May 20, 2016)

Thanks to Monday's action by the Supreme Court, it is more important than ever to realize that Zubik vs. Burwell, a challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s mandate on contraception, is a complex mix of seven cases, to be argued, again, in four Courts of Appeals, and involving 37 petitioners.

Pope Francis, Lazarus, and the Jubilee of Tears: Mercy for those Suffering After Abortion (by Kevin Burke, The Christian Review, May 19, 2016)

Justices order Obamacare to respect religious liberty: Column (by Fr. Frank Pavone, USA Today, May 17, 2016)

Women and Abortion: Getting to the Heart of the Matter (by Kevin Burke and Janet Morana, The Witherspoon Institute, May 16, 2016)

The Elections, The Supreme Court, and Priests for Life vs. HHS (by Fr. Frank Pavone,, May 13, 2016)

A Less Restrictive Means: Priests for Life and others respond to Supreme Court in Zubik vs. Burwell (by Fr. Frank Pavone,, April 12, 2016)

Brief in Zubik v. Burwell Finds ObamaCare HHS Mandate ‘Bizarre and Unprecedented’ (by Fr. Frank Pavone,, April 11, 2016)

The failure to pass the RFRA test: a view from inside the Supreme Court by Fr. Frank Pavone (Washington Times, March 23, 2016)

Forum: The Supreme Court and the Passion of Christ by Fr. Frank Pavone (Zenit, March 22, 2016)

Follow the law, or follow your faith: Obama’s outrageous order by Fr. Frank Pavone (New York Post, March 22, 2016

Government-coerced sin by Alveda King (World Magazine, March 22, 2016)

What Eagle Feathers Have To Do With The HHS Mandate And Religious Liberty by Fr. Frank Pavone (The Daily Caller, March 21, 2016)

The Many Faces of Opposition to Obamacare’s HHS Mandate by Fr. Frank Pavone (, March 21, 2016)

Whitewashing the Bloodiest and Most Deadly Holocaust in All History by Bryan Kemper (, March 15, 2016)

The Upcoming Court Battle Over the HHS Mandate by Fr. Frank Pavone (Crisis Magazine, March 14, 2016)

Fr. Pavone Blasts Notre Dame Decision to Honor VP Joe Biden (, March 10, 2016)

The Dangers Of Hormonal Contraception by Janet Morana (The Daily Caller, March 7, 2016)

Are Some Priests More Catholic Than Others? The Government Seems to Think So by Fr. Frank Pavone (National Catholic Register, March 3, 2016)

A Country He Did Not Recognize: A Reflection on the Passing of Justice Antonin Scalia by Fr. Frank Pavone,, March 3, 2016)

The Supreme Court and an unregulated abortion industry by Fr. Frank Pavone (, March 2, 2016)

A Rising Tide of Grief: The Hidden Abortion Pain of Grandparents by Kevin Burke (National Catholic Register, February 26, 2016)

Why Obamacare’s contraception mandate hurts minority religions by Fr. Frank Pavone (Religion News Service, February 19, 2016)

Priests for Life Challenges Obama Admin’s Conscience Violating HHS Mandate in Supreme Court by Fr. Frank Pavone (, February 17, 2016)

President’s Day In A Nation Past Presidents Wouldn’t Recognize by Fr. Frank Pavone (, February 15, 2016)

NARAL Can't Win Against Ultrasound, Science and Common Sense by Fr. Frank Pavone (National Catholic Register, February 8, 2016)

Florida Trying To Give Women Time to Consider The Price of Abortion by Fr. Frank Pavone (, February 9, 2016)

Uncanny Convergence: MLK Jr., the March for Life and Christian Unity by Fr. Frank Pavone (, January 22, 2016)

The March for Life and Jane Roe by Fr. Frank Pavone (, January 22, 2016)

Pro-Woman is Pro-Life, and Pro-Life is Pro-Woman by Fr. Frank Pavone (National Catholic Register, January 22, 2016)

The March for Life and Youth by Fr. Frank Pavone (, January 21, 2016)

Two different crowds, one dream by Fr. Frank Pavone (, January 21, 2016)

The March for Life and the 2016 election by Fr. Frank Pavone (, January 21, 2016)

Planned Parenthood Tries To Abort The First Amendment by Fr. Frank Pavone (The Daily Caller, January 19, 2016)

The Call to End Abortion Is a Call to Love (, January 18, 2016)

“I witnessed a transformation like the Lord’s Resurrection.” A deacon discusses his work in post-abortion ministry by Kevin Burke (National Catholic Register, January 13, 2016)

The Dangerous Link Between Surrogate Parenting and Abortion (, December 28, 2015)

Imagine the Impact on Music if Abortion Had Been Legal in the 1940s (Kevin Burke, National Catholic Register, December 2015)

A Time For Mercy, For Born And Unborn

Planned Parenthood shooting aftermath: Who is really 'poisoning' the environment?

An Advent blog: The First Step in Abolishing Abortion is Repentance by Father Frank Pavone (National Catholic Register, December 2015)

Are Safety Requirements at Abortion Clinics Now Undue Burdens? (,November 21, 2015)

Obamacare Mandate Does Not Supersede God's Law by Dr. Alved King (NewsMax, November 18, 2015)

Alveda King: HHS Mandates Violate Women's Rights, Religious Freedom, Civil Rights

Priests for Life vs. ObamaCare: Courts should judge laws, not religious beliefs

Fr. Pavone: “If We Don’t Have Life, We Don’t Have Anything!” (The Christian Review, November 11, 2015)

Fr. Pavone: Time to heed a pro-choice feminist's warning (Washington Examiner, November 3, 2015)

Fr. Pavone and Alveda King Reflect on Martin Luther King, Pope Francis, and the Value and Dignity of Every Human Life (October 9, 2015,

Five Reasons the Pope’s Visit Helps the Pro-Life Cause (September 30, 2015, The Christian Review)

Is The High Court Poised To Accept Religious Freedom Case? (September 28, 2015,

Seeking Mercy and Healing after Abortion (September 24, 2015, Philadelphia Inquirer)

Will the U.N. Heed Pope’s Anti-Abortion Message? (September 24, 2015,

Five reasons why I'm proud of our Planned Parenthood protests (, September 15, 2015)

A Priest Forgiven for an Abortion: The Church is Merciful (Aleteia, September 15, 2015)

I Will Never Forget the Time a Truck Pulled Up to the Abortion Clinic to Haul the Bodies Away (, September 10, 2015)

What Do Planned Parenthood and a Tennessee Chicken Farm Have in Common? (, September 10, 2015)

The media distorts Pope Francis' message on abortion (Washington Examiner, September 5, 2015)

Francis, abortion, and mercy: What the pope's latest move means (, September 2, 2015)

Pavone: Planned Parenthood's Collision Course (, August 24, 2015)

Love Matters as we prayerfully protest Planned Parenthood (National Catholic Register, August 21, 2015)

The Abortion Industry: Corrupt to the Core (, August 18, 2015) 

We Can’t be Outraged at Planned Parenthood Selling Aborted Babies and Then Go Back to Normal (,August 17, 2015)

This Planned Parenthood Scandal Gives Grave Robbing a New Meaning (, August 12, 2015)

No One’s Buying Cecile Richards’ Denials (The Daily Caller, August 6, 2015)

Having Lunch and Selling Body Parts: How Abortionists Can Do What They Do (Alateia, August 2, 2015) or logical?

Brutal abortion reality key to debate (USA Today, July 30, 2015)

It is time to restore dignity to children in the womb (, July 29, 2015)

Pavone: Americans Must Look Planned Parenthood, Abortion Industry In the Eye (, July 29, 2015)

Alveda King: Who Paid to Teach Our Doctors to Kill Rather Than Heal? (, June 13, 2015) 

The Coming Encyclical on the Environment and the Sanctity of Human Life (, June 17, 2015)

Let’s talk about abortion (, June 2, 2015)

Abortion Advocates Use Euphemisms Because They Are Defending The Indefensible (The Daily Caller, June 1, 2015)

The Abortion Industry Should Drop the 'Pro-Choice' Label for the Sake of Truth in Advertising (May 21, 2015)

Defending a Woman’s Right to Know She Can Reverse a Chemical Abortion (Aleteia, May 13, 2015)

Exposing the Truth About Abortion (, April 16, 2015)

Priests for Life Vow to Appeal Mandate Decision to U.S. Supreme Court by Fr. Frank Pavone (, November 22, 2014)

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