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Seeking an End to Suffering

The debate over abortion has reignited in the United States in recent weeks, in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a challenge to a Texas law that places new regulations upon abortion providers. Opponents of the law

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The Media and the Question of Abortion

Dr. Ben Carson, one of the leading candidates for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, has been in the headlines in recent days for comments he made using slavery as an analogy for abortion. The main thrust of Dr. Carson’s argument

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There’s no Charter right to abortion

A common refrain of abortion advocates in Canada, from Justin Trudeau’s Liberal platform to the pages of our own newspaper, is that there is a Charter right to abortion. That’s just not true. Here’s how Teodora Pasca, a student in

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Towards a Theory of Change

I was introduced to the notion of a theory of change from the late Internet activist Aaron Schwartz: I am increasingly convinced that the difference between effective and ineffective people is their skill at developing a theory of change. Theory

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Using Rehumanizing Language to Discuss Abortion

I’ve had a few conversation about abortion this year where people have claimed that it’s twisting the definition of a child to use the word before birth. “It’s not a child, it’s a fetus! You’re twisting words, man. Child means

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The Context: Reaching Out to a Wounded Campus in Response to an Emergency

Not everyone can make our weekly meetings on Thursdays from 4:30-6pm. This series of posts will share some highlights from our weekly seminar discussions. It’s important to set the context before engaging in pro-life work. The Situation: An emergency, a

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Welcome Clare, Our Technology Officer!

After a weekend off, we’re back at it with more introductions! Today we welcome Clare, our Technology Officer. Name: Clare Timperley Year and Program of Study: Fourth year; double major in English and Religious Education How did you become involved with the

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Next up is Francesca, our Outreach Coordinator!

Next up on our introductions is Francesca, our Outreach Coordinator!   Name: Francesca Hannan Year and Program of Study: Fourth year; double major in Economics and Environmental Studies How did you become involved with the Pro-Life Movement?: I became passionate about the issue

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A Warm Welcome to Blaise, Our Education Coordinator!

Today we welcome back Blaise to the team as our Education Coordinator!     Want to know more about Blaise? Keep reading!   Name: Blaise Alleyne Year and Program of Study: Master of Theological Studies, Regis College (part time); completed B.Sc. in

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Introducing Sarah, Our Vice President!

Next up on our introduction of our Executive Committee is Sarah, our Vice President!     Here’s a little more information about our VP: Name: Sarah Blake Year and Program of Study: Third year; Philosophy major with a double minor in English

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