ALL President Responds to Discriminatory Abortion Ban Ruling

Pro-Life This Week – August 13, 2021

Week in Review – The Senate stays in session to vote on horrible budget bills Although the United States Senate is supposed to be out of session for their August recess this week, they are officially in “extra innings” and busy voting on budget bills. Among the bills voted on this week was the $3.5 […]

Viable Betrayal

By Judie Brown Mississippi has been in the news recently because of an abortion case that has made its way to the Supreme Court. The case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, is about a “late-term abortion ban” regarding a “2018 Mississippi law prohibits abortions after 15 weeks except when there are risks to the life or […]

Planned Parenthood Taxpayer Funding: An Update

By Jim Sedlak At the request of members of Congress, the United States General Accounting office issued two reports in the last eight months on taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood and similar organizations. The first report, Health Care Funding: Federal Obligations to and Funds Received by Certain Organizations Involved in Health-Related Services, 2016 through 2018, […]

Pro-Life Lessons for the New School Year

By Susan Ciancio Can you feel the excitement in the air? It’s nearly the beginning of another school year—another year to learn with your students, another year to see the wonder in their eyes, and another year to take control of their learning environment and make the experience as rich as you possibly can. You’ve […]

A Pound of Flesh

By Judie Brown The origin of the phrase “a pound of flesh” is Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice. The character Shylock demands payment for a loan, causing Portia, who is making the final judgment in the matter, to say to him, “Take then thy bond, take thou thy pound of flesh.” Of interest in the scene […]

An Unexpected Recovery and What We Can Learn from It

By Nancy Valko, RN, ALNC When 28-year-old Jacob Haendel was rushed to an emergency room in Massachusetts four years ago, the doctors thought he was having a stroke but brain scans showed something very different. Instead, his brain scans showed that his “brain seemed to be unplugging itself from the rest of his body.” One […]