Scientists played a 90-decibel noise to the unborn child, roughly the equivalent of a tummy rumbling, and recorded the effect via ultrasound. “It was strikingly like an infant crying,” said pediatrician Ed Mitchell. “Even the bottom lip quivers.”
“The findings … reinforce the fact that babies experience pain and discomfort well before many abortionists claim,” reported The Age, a New Zealand publication.
More Babies, Please
The government now pays for procedures to reverse vasectomies and tubal ligations as well as care for a couple's third or fourth child.
Not just an urban phenomenon, the low birthrate has hit rural places where residents now buy air-conditioners, “and they expect television sets in each room.”
“Disturbingly low birthrates” have transformed South Korea's rural landscape, shuttering schools, shrinking class sizes.”
ARCHOFTRIUMPH.ORG, Aug. 15 — A bumper sticker may have provided the spark that convinced a young pregnant woman to carry her child to term, reported the pro-life news site.
Dave and Mary Labun came out of the house one recent morning to find a note on one of their cars. It read: “I am 17 and pregnant. And on my way to school one day … I was really thinking about abortion, because I was scared.
“As that thought came to mind, I walked past your car and happened to look over and saw your bumper sticker, ‘Abortion Stops a Beating Heart.’
“I believe God was talking to me through that sticker, and I also believe I will never think about it again. … And I'm not that scared any more.
“Thank you for helping me make the best choice of my life.”
Norm Greenfield agreed to drop the complaint following a conciliation session at the Alberta Human Rights Commission. A second similar complaint against Bishop Henry is still pending.
Sun columnist Rick Bell observed: “Sadly, the commission isn't going to go after [Greenfield] for instigating this episode in the theater of the absurd.”