Give Love a Name - Nancy’s Story.

Give Love a Name - Nancy’s Story   With abortion advocates in many states lobbying for the introduction of buffer-zones, it’s important to realise just how many babies are saved through the intervention of sidewalk counsellors. (You can sign an online petition in support of free speech and peaceful vigils here.) This story is about one such baby, named Ava. Ava’s mama, Nancy, is now a very strong advocate...

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Music for Life: Australia’s Pro-Life Music Competition

Music for Life: Australia’s Pro-Life Music Competition   Young pro-life people are so positive and energetic, and I love hearing their ideas and being inspired by their enthusiasm. Grace Kiely, from Melbourne’s Thomas More Centre, is a young person who has a real talent for putting ideas into action and getting things done. She has been the driving force behind the Australian pro-life music competition, “Music...

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Buffer-Zone Arrests

Buffer-Zone Arrests   Three people were arrested in Hobart, Tasmania, for protesting the state’s abortion-provider exclusion-zone laws. Two were later released, but my friend, Graham was strip-searched and held in custody for four hours! You can read Graham’s report below. And please sign the Change.Org petition which has been organised by a group of prolife people in the ACT, where similar laws are being suggested....

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The Positive Abortion Narrative

The Positive Abortion Narrative     The Positive Abortion Narrative wasn’t the original title for this post: I wanted to call it :Women Celebrate the Right to Kill. But that’s a little harsh, isn’t it? I’ve read and heard the experiences of too many post-abortive women to believe that they celebrate abortion. Most are devastated. I’ve read about women who immediately regretted their abortion, but...

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Prayer Campaign Update: Sidewalk Advocacy

  Prayer Campaign Update: Sidewalk Advocacy With New South Wales going to polls today, it’s a good time to reflect on the benefits of witnessing outside abortion providers and conversely, the potential damage that would be done by the introduction of buffer zones, such as those proscribed by Tasmania’s legal system. Buffer zones, also known as exclusion zones or bubble zones, have been mooted in Queensland, Victoria...

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Evangelium Vitae #14

Evangelium Vitae #14     The various techniques of artificial reproduction, which would seem to be at the service of life and which are frequently used with this intention, actually open the door to new threats against life. Apart from the fact that they are morally unacceptable, since they separate procreation from the fully human context of the conjugal act, these techniques have a high rate of failure; not just failure in...

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