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Life and Dignity

Rep. Stephanie Borowicz Strengthened by Christ, and by the Haters

You may have heard about us talking about the fetal “heartbeat” bill a lot in recent weeks. It would prevent an abortion once a heartbeat is detected. We plan to continue to talk about it in the weeks ahead in preparation for its formal introduction in the Pennsylvania legislature, mo
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Rep. Jeff Wheeland Backing “Heartbeat” Bill and Looking to Institute Voter I.D.

Rep. Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming) has an encouraging outlook for those of us who are on the pro-life side of the abortion debate. “I think it’s growing,” he said. “Regardless of what the major news outlets will tell you. I think the conservative pro-life movement is alive and well and g
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Morning Star Pregnancy Services is on the Front Lines of Pro-Life Effort

While organizations and lawmakers work to curb or put an end to abortion in the various legislatures, the pro-life effort continues on an entirely different front—with pregnancy centers counseling would-be mothers on their options. One of the groups that does that very effectively is
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Rep. Mike Jones Having a Busy Freshman Term

We hear and read this statement a lot in June: “legislators are busy working on getting a state budget done in time.” So how many people actually have a hand in crafting the final state budget? Apparently there aren’t a ton of chairs around the negotiating table. “I think people would
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Rep. Jim Marshall Recalls the Passage of “Chloe’s Law”

It was back in March that Chloe Kondrich and her dad Kurt joined the PA Catholic Conference, legislators and several advocates at the state Capitol to announce the Down Syndrome Protection Act.  House Bill 321 was sponsored by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai  (R-Allegheny) and Rep. K
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How One Text Message Made Rep. Daryl Metcalfe Even More Passionate About Being Pro-Life

State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) was sitting in his Capitol office one day when he got a text message from his daughter.  It was the kind of message that Metcalfe had never gotten before. His daughter was pregnant and was sending him an ultrasound recording of her baby. “To be abl
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No one should feel the need to justify their existence

Twenty-four year old Mikayla Holmgren stood before a gathering at the State Capitol on Wednesday and basically defended her existence on this earth. Why would she—or anybody– ever feel the need to do that? “This world is better with people with Down syndrome,” she said. “I have
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