Silent Pulpits Kill Souls

Step By Step: Choosing Life or Death

By Judie Brown Incrementalism is defined as “a policy or advocacy of a policy of political or social change by degrees: GRADUALISM.” On the downside, we know that, when it comes to abortion, political incrementalism has become a game of choosing which babies will live and which will die. It is all about what the politicians […]

What Is Freedom?

By Judie Brown In today’s wacky world, people have come up with a new definition of freedom. Today’s version is best defined by those who promote it. Here are some examples. George Pyle, the editorial page editor of the Salt Lake Tribune, opined that freedom for women is hinged on abortion. He wrote: “If women […]

Reproductive Justice Is a Scam

By Judie Brown “Reproductive Justice Advocates Say Abortion Ban Repeal Next Year.” As a headline, that is pretty obnoxious, not to mention offensive. The activists who are the subject of the story beneath the headline are part of a New Mexico-based group called Respect NM Women Coalition. Joan Lamunyon Sanford is executive director of the […]

Abortion Kills People: A History Lesson

By Judie Brown Did you know that, in Ohio, a young couple is being charged with a felony “after they allegedly induced the delivery of their 29-week-old preborn baby boy using a type of abortion pill, intentionally causing his death”? After the couple killed their preborn baby, they hid his body in a shoebox. Abortion […]

The Preborn Child: Human Being or Millstone

By Judie Brown As the Supreme Court prepares to hear the Louisiana case June Medical Services, LLC v. Gee, the nation will again confront the question: Is the expectant mother carrying a human being or a millstone? Whenever the alleged undue burden arguments come into play, that question comes to mind. The very word burden […]

The Real Presence

By Judie Brown The Catholic diocese of Oakland, California, is in for an immense blessing. Bishop Michael C. Barber, S.J. is organizing a diocesan-wide Eucharistic Congress to be held June 19-20, 2020. Bishop Barber was shocked and dismayed at the results of a recent Pew Research Poll claiming that only 1/3 of Catholics believe in […]