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My Journey to Pro-Life Activism

Being “pro-life” was never at the forefront of my thought growing up, even though I was always strong in my faith. My pro-life journey all began one Sunday morning in March when a member of my parish choir asked me if I would like to attend the March For Life in Ottawa.  I jumped at…

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“I am your self-appointed opposition.”

We hosted a meet-and-greet event where about five or six new pro-life people showed up to attend. There were four of us. Everything was fairly standard in terms of mingling until, right before the formal program began, a female student (later self-identified as queer, but I’m not sure exactly how this individual identifies) burst into…

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12 Weeks Loved – Stunning Images of Miscarried Baby

Written by Cecilia and Darryl Everett, supporters of NCLN. By 17 weeks everyone knew we were having a baby. Family and friends had delighted in our news. We were so in love with our little baby. I wasn’t alone. My midwife couldn’t find the heartbeat at my routine check-up. What followed were the longest two…

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Full Transcript of the Valerie Flokstra Recording

If you are unfamiliar, Valerie is a former student of the University of the Fraser Valley. Now graduated and teaching, she felt that she should release this audio of her conversation with Professor, Nancy Norman and Department Head, Vandy Britton. Similar to Lindsay Shepherd, Valerie decided to secretly record a conversation with her professors. During…

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Overcoming Excuses

Excuses, excuses…we hear them, we accept them, we’re irritated by them, we’re even guilty of making excuses ourselves. When it comes to the excuses to avoid pro-life involvement and campus outreach, we’ve heard them all. In fact, this post was written in response to a suggestion from a student leader to address the topic of…

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1 Million and 1 Reasons to Have Weekly Planning Meetings

A look of horror is sometimes what I get when I give pro-life campus leaders a critical recommendation for improving their club – both in the sense of developing a larger club membership AND in terms of effectiveness on campus: weekly planning meetings. I can imagine what’s running through their minds: “club planning meetings are long…

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