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 news of presidential candidate Rick Santorum's opposition to birth control spreads alongside outrage over Obama's insurance mandate, the spark of a nearly extinct debate in the media is being steadily fanned.
"Facebook will allow girls to learn how to do an abortion themselves at home with no doctor's supervision ... but they will not allow them to see what an abortion looks like," said pro-life acativist Bryan Kemper.
Pundits are predicting Justin Trudeau's prospects for the Liberal Party leadership are over, but my question is: in light of the growing evidence of his extreme pro-abortion views, how long will Catholic leaders continue to prop up those leadership prospects?