About a month ago, the government released its draft for 2018-2022’s Health and Human Services (HHS) Strategic Plan. As reported by several pro-life news organizations, the draft seemed optimistically pro-life. The National Catholic Register did a pretty good job covering the possibilities in their article on the subject. Commonly cited is the draft’s repeated use…

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 Planned Parenthood. It generates contentious debate, but what about the hidden face behind the organization, the woman who created the movement? Who was Margaret Sanger? A relatively unknown name, Margaret Sanger was the founder of the American Birth Control League which is known today as Planned Parenthood. For those that passionately fight for or against…

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From the January/February 2012 issue of Family Foundations: by Holly Rutchik Do you ever feel like you’re not normal? If you practice NFP, you’re in a distinct minority – even among your Catholic peers. Ninety-eight percent of self-identified Catholic women use contraception, according to a recent study by the Guttmacher Institute, the research arm of…

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The May 5, 2011 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine ran an article titled “Family Planning as a Cost-Saving Preventive Health Service.” It was authored by pro-contraceptive scientists and Planned Parenthood employees.  Written no doubt in response to Congress’s recent discussions to consider withholding federal funding for Planned Parenthood, the article attempts to…

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This month the Guttmacher Institute (the research arm of Planned Parenthood) released an analysis of contraceptive use in the United States among women who claim a religious affiliation.  It shows that 25% of the women aged 15-45 surveyed in the latest round of the National Survey of Family Growth claim to be Catholic. However, just…

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