“I didn’t start out life wanting to be an abortionist,” Beverly McMillan tells me as we sit across from each other in the conference room of Pro-Life Mississippi’s offices. We’ve met here today to talk about Dr. McMillan’s life and the testimony of how she went from abortionist to Pro-Life Activist.
On January 22nd, 1973, the Supreme Court of the United States of America handed down a ruling that would result in the loss of life of over 60 million American children. That case, was Roe v. Wade.⚖️ Roe v Wade was a court case between Norma McCorvey (Jane Roe) and Texas DA Henry Wade. McCorvey, … Continue reading Roe v Wade: A Brief History
With all the medical and scientific advancements available to us today, it is near impossible to deny the life and humanity of the pre-born in the womb. While the denial of life and the humanity of the pre-born is still common debate among the "pro-choice" crowd, many have given up this tactic and instead focus on the perceived lack of personhood and moral and legal equivalence.
"But what about all the children already in foster care?" "If you're so pro-life, how many kids have you adopted?" "If abortion is outlawed what are you going to do about the thousands more children who go into foster care?" All of these are common Pro-Abortion rebuttals to Pro-Lifers. They claim that Pro-Lifers don't really … Continue reading But What About the Thousands of Children Already in Foster Care?
Did You Know That Pro Abortion Language is Designed to Help People Forget What the Procedure Entails? *These procedures are described graphically to give the truest representation. The terms Pro choice, reproductive health, contents of the uterus, women's health, and family planning are all commonly used in the pro abortion industry to describe things they … Continue reading What Actually Happens during an Abortion?
Often when this argument is used, those arguing in favor of abortion are jumping to very extreme (and sometimes not even possible) situations. There are pregnancy situations that can be dangerous and sometimes life threatening. However, none of these require abortion to save the life of the mother. In fact, sometimes an abortion could cause … Continue reading But What if the Mother’s Life is Threatened?
The most common pro-choice argument for bodily autonomy is that of Thomson's Violinist (A Defense of Abortion by Judith Jarvis Thomson, 1971). This argument states that you woke up one day attached by tubes and wires to a world famous violinist. You have been put here because he is dying and your kidneys were needed … Continue reading But What About Bodily Autonomy?
The Problems: 1. It defines who a person as someone “who has been born and is alive.” It thus strips the unborn of their personhood and humanity. 2. It removes abortion (first or secondhand) from the legal realm to the health realm. This means that if a pregnant woman is assulted resulting in the loss … Continue reading What Does the New York Law Actually Say? Part 2
The Problems: 1. It guarantees abortion as a legal choice and right left up to the patient or doctor for any reason they deem appropriate. The developing baby is given no rights. “Every individual who becomes pregnant has the fundamental right to choose to carry the pregnancy to term, to give birth to a child, … Continue reading What Does the New York York Law Actually Say? Part 1
Most women find out they’re pregnant between weeks 4 and 7. Did you know that by the time you know you’re pregnant:Your baby’s sex, hair color, eye color, and many other genetic factors have been determined (Week 2. This is the moment of conception.)Your baby’s heart has formed and begun pumping blood, beating 65 times … Continue reading Did You Know?