The Amazing Story of Anastasha – Part 3

Bioethics, Children's Health, Parenting
Thanks to Dr. Steiner and Kate for thoughtful and encouraging comments on Part 2 of Anastasha's story. You can find their comments here. I'm hoping others of you will comment as Dr. DeLisi shares more in the future. I admire his courage in opening this painful door into his, Tonya's, and their children's lives. I hope you'll keep them in your prayers. Here is the latest I have from Craig who is asking each of us (and society) some very important questions: Viability. This week Anastasha is 24 weeks old in Tonya’s womb. This is (roughly) considered the time when a baby’s lungs are at the minimum maturity for her life to be sustained outside the womb. Anytime before 22/23 weeks is considered incompatible with survival if an infant is born.…
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Pro-Life, Pro-Abortion Groups Clash on Tim Tebow Super Bowl Ad

Bioethics, Children's Health, Mental Health, Woman's Health
The controversy over the coming Super Bowl ad from Focus on the Family about pro-life University of Florida football star Tim Tebow is generating as much, if not more, attention than it will when it runs before and during the championship game. Now, pro-abortion and pro-life groups are clashing on the ad with both sides lobbying CBS to allow or disallow the commercial. Here's LifeNews.com's full report on the story: LifeNews.com has reported on the ad several times and how the ad will likely feature the story of how Tebow's mom refused to abort him. The New York-based Women's Media Center has coordinated an attack on the ad -- launching a campaign with the pro-abortion National Organization for Women, the Feminist Majority and other groups to persuade CBS not to run…
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When does life begin?

Bioethics
A fertilized human egg at the moment of conception looks like a simple, single-celled blob no bigger than a pinhead. How can anyone actually consider this invaluable human life? More Information: (more…)
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The pro-life Super Bowl ad NBC refused to show you now seen by nearly 1.5 million (and counting)

Bioethics, Children's Health, Health Headlines, Marriage and Family Health, Parenting, Woman's Health
Super Bowl ads can be more fun than the game. And what's more fun than a Super Bowl ad? A banned Super Bowl ad, of course. And what's more exciting than that? A Super Bowl ad banned for celebrating life. You can see the banned ad here and read more about how the banning may actually lead to more people watching it. More Information: (more…)
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Whether You Use ‘Conception’ or ‘Fertilization,’ Human Life Has a Clear Beginning

Bioethics, Health Headlines, Marriage and Family Health
Life News is carrying an interesting debate about whether pro-lifers should use the word “conception” or “fertilization” to describe the beginning of human life. On one side of the debate is my friend, Jack Willke, M.D., the president of Life Issues Institute. Jack is long considered the father of the modern-day pro-life movement. (more…)
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