Our LifeNotes series provides an in-depth look at critical prolife issues. Each LifeNotes edition discusses a specific issue and provides citations for further reading on the topic. They make great use for classrooms. Like our factsheets, these can be printed and distributed freely.
A Risk to Avoid: Abortion’s Link to Breast Cancer
Many women are being kept in the dark about a preventable risk factor of breast cancer: abortion. Due to the politics surrounding abortion, many organizations are afraid to speak out about the link between abortion and breast cancer.
Every day, children are adopted by caring families into loving homes. Adoption can sometimes be the best solution to an unplanned pregnancy, but often it is not even considered.
Birth Control & Abortion
Can some forms of birth control cause abortions—do they have an abortifacient effect? Birth control and it’s relation to abortion is a complicated topic involving strong feelings. It’s important that any discussions about this topic should be based on accurate understandings of biology and reality.
Cloning: No Longer Science Fiction
Organizations and individuals that advocate human cloning are attempting to erode the basis for individual rights. Human life is not a commodity that should be copied and manipulated but a gift that should be respected.
Cruel and Usual Punishment
Since abortion has been legalized there have been many techniques promoted to end the life of a developing unborn child. The following are methods used to perform abortions and possible complications from the procedures.
Life is Precious in Every Circumstance
This LifeNotes discusses abortion in the cases of rape or incest. It contains statistics on abortions in cases of rape or incest, information about the effects of abortion, and how an unborn child is valuable regardless of the way in which he or she was conceived.
Margaret Sanger & Planned Parenthood’s Eugenic Worldview
Margaret Sanger was the founder of Planned Parenthood, which is today the largest provider and promoter of abortion in America. Far from being an obscure historical figure, Margaret Sanger’s ideas continue to influence her organization today.
Popping Pills, Ending Lives
Pills and prescriptions are supposed to make us feel better. We take pills for headaches, to lower our blood pressure, and to fight off infections and diseases. The controversial abortion pill called RU-486 has a purpose other than healing. The purpose of this pill is to kill, taking a life at its earliest stages.
Sacrificed Without Consent: Taking From the Unborn, Ending Lives
This LifeNotes provides information about stem cells and their potential. It also describes the current legal situation regarding human embryonic stem cell research and federal funding, as well as information about ethical alternatives.
Vaccines, Abortion, & Fetal Tissue
The connection between abortions and vaccines raises some complicated issues. In sorting through those issues, this LifeNotes addresses the basic science involved, the documentation of the abortion-vaccine connection, moral and ethical questions, and available alternatives.