Were there to be no support in the whole history of ethical and moral thought, were there no acknowledged confirmation from medical science, were the history of legal opinion to the contrary, we would still have to conclude on the basis of God's Holy Word that the unborn child is a person in the sight of God. He is protected by the sanctity of life graciously given to each individual by the Creator, Who alone places His image upon man and grants them any right to life which they have.
As we end another year and think about the possibilities for this new year to come, we must all contemplate what is truly important in the eyes of our Lord. Money and worldly possessions are just things-false gods that lead us astray. What is truly meaningful cannot be found on a store shelf or purchased with a credit card. Read Judie Brown's commentary today for great insight into how to begin the new year with hope, faith, and action.
As of Jan. 1, Planned Parenthood will not have an office in St. Joseph County [MI]. The agency has already closed its Hillsdale and Sturgis offices and is moving out of Three Rivers and Coldwater as well. "These closings in no way alter our commitment to the many families in this region who are one unplanned pregnancy away from economic disaster," said Bob MacKenzie, vice president of medical business development of Planned Parenthood, in a statement to the Journal. The move is related to funding.
A young woman sporting a Christian fish symbol on the back of her car walked past sidewalk counselors just before Christmas on Thursday, December 22, and into the Stockton Pregnancy Control Medical Clinic abortion facility. An hour and a half later, she was wheeled out on a gurney and loaded into an awaiting ambulance for emergency transport to a nearby hospital.
The manhandling of actor Christian Bale as he attempted to visit a Chinese human rights activist known for speaking out against China's brutal one-child policy, could cost China its chance to win an academy award this year. Bale stars in The Flowers of War, a film produced in China about the 1937 Rape of Nanking. The film opened in limited release today in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, to assure its eligibility for best foreign language film.