Judie Brown column
Judie Brown is president and co-founder of American Life League, the nation's largest grassroots pro-life educational organization.

She has served three terms as a member of the Pontifical Academy for Life in Rome. Daily Catholic cited her as one of the top 100 Catholics of the 20th century.

Judie has appeared on 20/20, 60 Minutes, Mother Angelica Live, The O'Reilly Factor, Good Morning America, Today, Oprah, and Larry King Live, as well as hundreds of other television and radio talk shows. Her comments regularly appear in major print media nationwide, and she has written numerous editorial pieces for magazines and newspapers, including The Washington Post and USA Today.

Judie is married to Paul A. Brown, and they have three children and nine grandchildren. She and her husband have been involved in the pro-life movement since 1969.

No ceiling on abortion
Judie Brown
January 25, 2022

The March for Life came and went as quickly as grains of sand flow through a baby’s fingers. We walked with thousands of pro-life people who braved the cold . . .

Biological dysphoria
Judie Brown
January 14, 2022

We have seen far too many articles referencing gender dysphoria and parental dysphoria not to become more than concerned with the state of our national . . .

Dogs, cats, and horror stories
Judie Brown
January 11, 2022

The memorable nursery rhyme about what little boys are made of—namely “snips, snails and puppy dogs’ tails”—reminds us of the gaiety of childhood. But . . .

Cultural darkness
Judie Brown
December 21, 2021

Christmas is near, and so we approach the creche with awe, gratitude, and prayerful hearts. Approaching the beautiful scene of Joseph, Mary, and the Christ . . .

Cultural Darkness
Judie Brown
December 15, 2021

The frantic claims surrounding the Supreme Court’s hearing of the oral arguments in the Dobbs case have really gotten out of control. . . .

Balancing faith and science
Judie Brown
December 3, 2021

Pope Benedict XVI’s 2008 prayer at Ground Zero included these words: God of peace, bring your peace to our violent world: peace in the hearts of all men . . .

Some of us are hellish creatures
Judie Brown
November 30, 2021

C.S. Lewis once described what it takes to become either a better person or a hellish one. When I think about . . .

Disbelief does not erase Christ
Judie Brown
November 19, 2021

A quick review of the agenda of the now-completed meeting of Catholic bishops in our nation exposes the very problem that troubles so many of us every day. . . .

Taking off the mask
Judie Brown
November 16, 2021

Pro-abortion Catholic Joe Biden spends a lot of time telling the citizens of our nation to wear a mask, even when he fails to do so. But behind his mask lurks . . .

Blind leaders
Judie Brown
November 12, 2021

When Joe Biden commented on his meeting with Pope Francis and said: “We just talked about the fact that he was happy I was a good Catholic and keep receiving . . .

Hello, is that you?
Judie Brown
October 29, 2021

My dearest Preborn Baby, the headlines in Oregon this week tell a sad story about your moms and you. The Portland city council just approved changes in its . . .

Brave heart, black heart
Judie Brown
October 22, 2021

Pope Francis recently delivered a video message to the World Meeting of Popular Movements. During his remarks he said, speaking of Black Lives Matter and others . . .

Eucharistic madness
Judie Brown
October 19, 2021

The recent headlines addressing a meeting that pro-abortion president Joe Biden is scheduled to have with Pope Francis later this month did not come as a shock. . . .

Seeing the baby
Judie Brown
October 15, 2021

Did you hear the one about the expectant mother who saw her baby on the ultrasound machine and chose not to abort her baby? Oh yes, the ultrasound has paved the . . .

With a 'Song in My Heart for You'
Judie Brown
October 12, 2021

Rogers and Hart wrote “With a Song in My Heart” in 1929 as part of a stage musical. But when we think of the wonderful human beings who have come into our . . .

Trust the science
Judie Brown
October 8, 2021

When it comes to COVID shots, pro-death president Joseph R. Biden is always telling us to “trust the science,” even though many solid scientists . . .

Hating God
Judie Brown
October 1, 2021

Today’s culture is filled to the brim with the idea that one can claim to be Catholic and at the same time worship one’s personal opinion to the exclusion . . .

Grandma Death
Judie Brown
September 28, 2021

She has five children and nine grandchildren, but her real devotion is to the practice of killing babies before they are born. Who is this woman? Her name is . . .

Friday was death day
Judie Brown
September 21, 2021

Late last Thursday night, September 16, my husband Paul was taken by ambulance to our local hospital. After hours in the emergency room, he was admitted Friday . . .

Which medical ethics for granny?
Judie Brown
September 17, 2021

Earlier this month, President Joe Biden issued a “Proclamation on World Suicide Prevention Day.” But Biden failed to include assisted suicide in the . . .

Viper Joe
Judie Brown
September 14, 2021

Joe Biden, president of the United States, is definitely not president of all the people. His disdain for babies prior to birth, not to mention his . . .

Abortion is domestic violence
Judie Brown
September 10, 2021

Merriam Webster defines domestic violence as “violent or abusive behavior directed by one family or household member against another.”  . . .

Deep in the Heart of Texas
Judie Brown
September 7, 2021

In the 1941 classic “Deep in the Heart of Texas,” the lyrics say in part: “The coyotes wail along the trail, deep in the heart of Texas.” These words . . .

A celebration of family
Judie Brown
September 3, 2021

In these times of raging challenges to the family unit, including the most innocent among us—our preborn brothers and sisters—we are called to celebrate the . . .

A manifestation of wooden men
Judie Brown
August 31, 2021

In an insightful lecture on G.K. Chesterton’s The Everlasting Man, Dale Ahlquist writes:  . . .

Pro-life movement has obligation to back conscience protections regarding vaccines
Judie Brown
August 25, 2021

Brown: “Safe should not be the equivalent of mandatory” WASHINGTON, D.C. (25 August 2021) - American Life League president Judie Brown issued the . . .

Moral absolutes and Biden
Judie Brown
August 24, 2021

Sham-Catholic president of the United States Joe Biden is a total failure. In terms of the natural law he is a moral pygmy, but he was helped along the road by . . .

Gender choice
Judie Brown
August 20, 2021

“Pick your gender” the cultural soothsayers tell us, suggesting that even children can make the decision. Oh, but wait a minute. Isn’t . . .

Predatory implants
Judie Brown
August 17, 2021

We know that there are predator aircraft that are armed, intelligence-gathering vehicles. And we know that there are human predators as well. However, the . . .

Viable betrayal
Judie Brown
August 13, 2021

Mississippi has been in the news recently because of an abortion case that has made its way to the Supreme Court. The case, late-term abortion ban” regarding . . .

A pound of flesh
Judie Brown
August 10, 2021

The origin of the phrase “a pound of flesh” is Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice. The character Shylock demands payment for a loan, causing Portia, who is . . .

The trouble with Dr. Anthony Fauci
Judie Brown
August 3, 2021

How often have we heard the “trust the science” comment when . . .

Devoutly corrupt: Part two
Judie Brown
July 30, 2021

In part one of this two-part series, we told you about some of the prominent elected Catholic officials who dabble in killing our fellow human beings. These . . .

Devoutly corrupt: Part one
Judie Brown
July 27, 2021

Nancy Pelosi, a 2014 recipient of Planned Parenthood’s Margaret Sanger Award, insists that she is a Catholic. Her words mean nothing, of course, because her . . .

Apathetic to truth
Judie Brown
July 23, 2021

If there ever were a synonym for the aftermath of marketing death for 60 years and calling it a right, the word apathetic is it. This word captures America’s . . .

If aborted babies had voices
Judie Brown
July 20, 2021

When we published “If Preborn Babies Had Voices” last Friday, Allen Ptack—one of ALL’s staff members—recommended a follow-up that would address what . . .

If preborn babies had voices
Judie Brown
July 16, 2021

Recently, an attorney named Thomas Glessner—founder of the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates—wrote regarding the upcoming Supreme Court case . . .

Child martyrs can show bishops the way
Judie Brown
July 13, 2021

Stories of the bravery of saints can motivate Catholic bishops to do wonderful things for their flock and for the world. For instance, there is an amazing . . .

Jab: A COVID vaccine train wreck
Judie Brown
July 9, 2021

Pro-life Americans have been laser focused on the morally questionable development of the various COVID-19 vaccines, all of which employ . . .

Profaning or cohering
Judie Brown
July 6, 2021

Catholic bishops, for the most part, seem to be unfamiliar with the difference between profaning the body of Christ in the Eucharist and being coherent in a . . .

Independence Day
Judie Brown
July 2, 2021

The birthday of the nation is another phrase that describes Independence Day, which occurs every fourth of July. But celebrating the birthday of this nation . . .

Our discombobulated world
Judie Brown
June 29, 2021

We live on a planet that has lost its collective mind. One supposes we could say this started in the United States, where all such confusion usually originates. . . .

Scrubbing the Cancel Culture
Judie Brown
June 25, 2021

(#14 and the final installment in our Cancel Culture series) As this is the final installment in our series, we must reiterate what the cancel culture is in . . .

Ted Lieu and the Anti-Church
Judie Brown
June 23, 2021

Brown: “His words remind me of ‘things the devil might say’.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (22 June 2021) - American Life League executive vice president Hugh . . .

Canceling God
Judie Brown
June 18, 2021

(#13 in our Cancel Culture series) While it is clear that many today believe they have the power to cancel God, the truth is that canceling God is impossible . . .

Apostles of Mercy
Judie Brown
June 15, 2021

Fr. Peter Stravinskas has often written about St. Augustine’s description of God’s grace as moving each of us from misery to mercy. This message is . . .

Truth disowned
Judie Brown
June 11, 2021

(#12 in our Cancel Culture series) In Texas, high school valedictorian Paxton Smith dumped her prepared remarks and instead delivered a speech celebrating . . .

Babies are not biohazards
Judie Brown
June 8, 2021

Anyone with common sense realizes that no baby is hazardous to the environment. In fact, one of them may well grow up to save our planet by working to preserve . . .

The non-gender generation
Judie Brown
June 4, 2021

The emergence of the cult of woke has imposed a great many things on the culture over the past few years, but the most unseemly among those is definitely the . . .

Human embryo game play
Judie Brown
June 2, 2021

Politicians in Washington, DC, have recently moved to support research that permits experimentation for the purpose of creating “animal-human” hybrids, . . .

Chastity in today’s culture war
Judie Brown
May 29, 2021

Today’s unbridled focus on sexual matters without respect for decency is tantamount to erotic propaganda on steroids. While some professional groups tell us . . .

Researchers seek to further experimentation on preborn babies
Judie Brown
May 28, 2021

Brown: “We oppose any and all research that denies the humanity of the embryo by using him as nothing more than an experimental tool.” WASHINGTON, D.C. ( . . .

Mississippi mess up
Judie Brown
May 25, 2021

The Mississippi law that the Supreme Court has recently chosen to hear is called the Gestational Age Act. This law purports to “prohibit abortions after 15 . . .

Grandparents’ alert! The Cancel Culture wants you
Judie Brown
May 21, 2021

No, aging community, the cancel culture does not want to enlist your wisdom and guidance; it wants you to die and get out of the way! Why? Because the cancel . . .

Judie Brown Denounces MS Abortion law headed to SCOTUS
Judie Brown
May 19, 2021

Brown: “The Supreme Court should stop pandering to politics and start defending human beings. Period.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (18 May 2021) – American . . .

Unity or division, Christ or Satan
Judie Brown
May 18, 2021

Catholic bishops in the United States are considering issuing a statement dealing with pro-abortion Catholic politicians and their worthiness to receive the . . .

Is parenthood old fashioned?
Judie Brown
May 14, 2021

(Part 8 in our Cancel Culture series) In case it has escaped your attention, the world today is growing more hostile to the idea of traditional parenthood. . . .

Jesus Christ is TRULY PRESENT, Bishop McElroy!
Judie Brown
May 12, 2021

It is hard to believe, but there is at least one Catholic bishop who has put into writing his personal opinions regarding the real presence of Christ in the . . .

Special video announcement from the Marian Blue Wave
Judie Brown
May 11, 2021

Inside: A special video announcement from the director of the Marian Blue Wave announcing a new initiative to shut down Planned Parenthood.  . . .

Family is not just a word
Judie Brown
May 8, 2021

In the words of St. John Paul II, the family is “the first and fundamental school of social living: as a community of love, it finds in self-giving the law . . .

Judie Brown responds to Bishop McElroy
Judie Brown
May 7, 2021

Brown: “Defending Christ from sacrilege is NOT a political matter, it is a matter of eternal salvation.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (06 May 2021) - American Life . . .

Planned Parenthood upset with Biden
Judie Brown
May 6, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. (06 May 2021) - American Life League executive director and STOPP founder Jim Sedlak issued the following commentary today as part of the bi . . .

The wrong conversation
Judie Brown
May 4, 2021

A few days ago, San Francisco’s archbishop, Salvatore Cordileone, issued a pastoral letter entitled, “Before I Formed You in the Womb I Knew You.” This . . .

Respect for human dignity canceled
Judie Brown
April 30, 2021

The era of societal loathing of all things just and good is increasingly becoming more inhumane. We know that this national contempt for human beings has been . . .

American Life League proudly supports herd immunity study
Judie Brown
April 28, 2021

American Life League is honored to announce that we are providing grant funding to support a research study at Franciscan University of Steubenville that will . . .

Canceling the basic right to exist
Judie Brown
April 24, 2021

This commentary is part 5 in the Cancel Culture series In a well-written article entitled “A Proof of the Existence of God,” author James Kidd sets forth . . .

Planned Parenthood feeling pressure on racist activities
Judie Brown
April 21, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. (21 April 2021) - American Life League executive director and STOPP founder Jim Sedlak issued the following commentary today as part of the bi . . .

Nobody Cares
Judie Brown
April 20, 2021

A longtime pro-life advocate recently told us a very sad story. As he stood in front of an abortion facility praying the Rosary and holding a sign, someone rode . . .

Racist Planned Parenthood promises “change” and “reckoning”
Judie Brown
April 19, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. (19 April 2021) – For decades, American Life League has been a loud whistleblower of Planned Parenthood’s and its founder Margaret Sanger . . .

Indoctrination is not education
Judie Brown
April 16, 2021

This commentary is part 4 in the Cancel Culture series From early infancy and throughout our lives, education has long been an integral part of our days. In . . .

The Church MUST respond; Biden’s FDA gives mail-order abortion the green light
Judie Brown
April 13, 2021

Brown: “The abomination of Mr. Biden masquerading as a practicing Catholic must come to an end. He is now directly responsible for murder.” WASHINGTON, D . . .

Disassembling childhood
Judie Brown
April 9, 2021

This commentary is part 3 in the Cancel Culture series Most parents and grandparents know that childhood begins at the birth of a baby and culminates in . . .

Assisting a suicide
Judie Brown
April 7, 2021

The term “assisted suicide” rolls right off the tongue. Merriam-Webster defines it as “suicide committed by someone with assistance of another person.” . . .

Dear Joe, just go!
Judie Brown
March 30, 2021

The president of the United States and members of his team consistently claim that he is a devout Catholic. But anyone with even a rudimentary understanding of . . .

Canceling matrimony
Judie Brown
March 26, 2021

Mary Kizior writes: The sanctity of marriage is under attack in our society. Your children have grown up in a culture in which marriage and family are . . .

Aborted baby cells and your conscience
Judie Brown
March 23, 2021

In the age of Biden and the recent confirmation of avid pro-abortion politician Xavier Becerra, it is certainly appropriate to ask whether or not Americans will . . .

Canceling sexual morality
Judie Brown
March 19, 2021

The so-called “cancel culture” has come into vogue over the past few years. According to . . .

The Bishops and Eucharistic Coherence
Judie Brown
March 17, 2021

Coherence is the logical way of presenting the facts. It is another word for consistency. Since the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has decided to . . .

55,875 reasons to drive out demons
Judie Brown
March 12, 2021

When Planned Parenthood closes its doors, babies live. That is the news from American Life League’s annual facilities report on Planned Parenthood. . . .

55,875 babies saved through Planned Parenthood closures
Judie Brown
March 10, 2021

Brown: “When Planned Parenthood leaves town, preborn babies’ lives are saved.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (10 March 2021) - Since 1992, pro-life individuals and . . .

Humpty Dumpty lives
Judie Brown
March 9, 2021

Lewis Carroll wrote Through the Looking Glass in 1871. One of the most quoted excerpts is this . . .

Stop the Equality Act
Judie Brown
March 2, 2021

The first words of the Equality Act, recently passed by the US House of Representatives, tell of its purpose: “To prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, . . .

St. Athanasius and the wayward Catholic
Judie Brown
February 26, 2021

What does a theologian and bishop from the third century have to do with the current state of the Catholic Church in the United States? A great deal. Here’s . . .

Wickedness thrives where apathy exists
Judie Brown
February 23, 2021

The reports you are about to read are true, but the Catholic response should not be what it is. As members of the South Carolina legislature debated a . . .

The cruelty of transgenderism
Judie Brown
February 19, 2021

Did you know that Planned Parenthood provides something called trans health care? It does. In fact, PP is the nation's second largest provider of transgender . . .

‘Abhorrent’ transgender services could be the nail in Planned Parenthood’s coffin
Judie Brown
February 18, 2021

Report: A former employee described Planned Parenthood’s role in trans activism as being “abhorrent.” She said: “They’re digging their own grave.”  . . .

Bishops and babies
Judie Brown
February 16, 2021

Archbishop Joseph Naumann, chairman of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, recently gave an exclusive interview to . . .

Mildred Fay Jefferson, MD, black heroine extraordinaire
Judie Brown
February 12, 2021

Mildred Fay Jefferson, MD, a past board member of American Life League, past president of the National Right to Life Committee, The Right to Life Crusade, and . . .

HALO is a circle of light
Judie Brown
February 9, 2021

The dictionary defines “halo” as a circle of light. But to those of us in pro-life work, HALO has come to mean something in addition to that circle of light . . .

Ask Catholic bishops to protect Christ from sacrilege
Judie Brown
February 5, 2021

Shortly after it was announced that Joseph R. Biden had been elected the president of the United States, Archbishop Jose Gomez—president of the United States . . .

Dumbing down people
Judie Brown
February 2, 2021

Americans are not stupid, but many of them do believe whatever they think the facts are. That is a very dangerous reality, especially today, because those facts . . .

Saving the world
Judie Brown
January 29, 2021

During his Respect Life homily, Bishop Samuel Aquila stated that “if dignity does not exist at . . . the beginning and the end [of life] it will not exist in . . .

'We are not the church of Joe Biden,' says ALL’s Hugh Brown
Judie Brown
January 26, 2021

Brown: “Do not be deceived by those who equate the slaughter of children with immigration, taxes, and sea turtles.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (26 January 2021) - . . .

Anniversaries, deaths, and terror
Judie Brown
January 22, 2021

This past week has been a literal whirlwind of emotions, historic events, and sad realities. On Tuesday, we learned that our dear friend Joe Scheidler had . . .

An open letter to Joseph Biden: Redefining Catholicism
Judie Brown
January 20, 2021

Brown: “Joe Biden has had 48 years to combat the greatest evil in the history of mankind, yet he has done nothing but empower and support death.”  . . .

Who started the violence?
Judie Brown
January 19, 2021

The January 6 events in our nation’s capital have provoked comments from nearly everyone, including those who claim that . . .

Joe Scheidler: A gentle giant of a man
Judie Brown
January 18, 2021

Joe, the founder of the Pro-Life Action League, was a personal friend to Paul and me for so many years. It all started in 1977 when Joe and Paul worked together . . .

Stigmatizing Planned Parenthood
Judie Brown
January 15, 2021

Alexis McGill Johnson, president/CEO of Planned Parenthood, recently told the Washington Post during an interview that though . . .

America’s real crisis
Judie Brown
January 12, 2021

The news media and many in the general population are immersed in the recent laments of fraud . . .

Cheapening real people
Judie Brown
January 8, 2021

Nathan Gray is an assistant professor of medicine and palliative care at Duke University who wrote a commentary on COVID-19 patients that reflects his distress . . .

When bishops become marshmallow men
Judie Brown
January 5, 2021

The state of Massachusetts just enacted tragic law that provides for the decriminalization of abortion after 24 weeks for any reason. The law also approves . . .

Regarding the use of vaccines developed using cells from aborted human persons
Judie Brown
December 23, 2020

On 21 December 2020, Reuters reported on a document issued by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith announcing that the Vatican had signed off on the . . .

Bishops dabble in death
Judie Brown
December 18, 2020

As we have noted elsewhere, the COVID-19 pandemic has created hysteria, panic, and opportunities for what was once considered evil to be passed off as good, all . . .

Covid vaccines: To inject or not inject
Judie Brown
December 15, 2020

American Life League’s Official Statement Regarding COVID-19 Vaccines Americans are concerned. The questions keep coming about the vaccines being developed . . .

Hope, politics, and human dignity
Judie Brown
December 12, 2020

In the age of pro-abortion Catholics in public life, confused Catholics in private life, silent bishops, and a government apparently hell-bent on avoiding . . .

U.S. bishops choose to protect criminals over the unborn
Judie Brown
December 10, 2020

Brown: “What is it that inspires the USCCB to give a criminal facing the death penalty greater status than the innocent baby whose life is being snuffed out . . .

Denying the real presence
Judie Brown
December 9, 2020

A college freshman recently wrote: “Abortion is a medical procedure, not a deprivation of life,” and the world yawned.  . . .

Biden proves Planned Parenthood alliance with Becerra’s appointment
Judie Brown
December 8, 2020

Brown: “Becerra . . . is an enemy of life who comes from the same philosophy of death as Biden himself.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (7 December 2020) –  . . .

Bodies, sins, and mercy
Judie Brown
December 4, 2020

Nearly 20 years ago, Archbishop John Myers wrote a pastoral letter in which he reminded his flock of the basics upon which our fight to end the slaughter of the . . .

Cardinal Wilton Gregory’s travesty
Judie Brown
December 2, 2020

Wilton Gregory, of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC, was recently hailed by the media for becoming America’s first black Catholic cardinal. . . .

REPORT: ‘Planned Parenthood’s Racism . . . In Their Own Words’
Judie Brown
November 23, 2020

Sedlak: “Anyone concerned about the continuing racism in the United States of America should have nothing to do with Planned Parenthood.” WASHINGTON, D.C . . .

Archbishop Gomez backtracks after ALL officials expose his previous comments
Judie Brown
November 21, 2020

Brown: “I find it totally unbelievable that the same man who commended Biden less than a week ago is now backing off and suggesting concern about Biden's role . . .

Vigilance in our time
Judie Brown
November 17, 2020

Federalist commentator Christopher Bedford recently wrote an analysis of the failure of Catholic leadership to be spiritual guides for the laity. By their . . .

Bishops for Biden
Judie Brown
November 13, 2020

On November 7, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a press release stating in part: “We . . .

Pope Francis and Joe Biden deserve each other
Judie Brown
November 12, 2020

Brown: “Two men—one a false prophet, a liar, and a deceiver, the other a man who lacks the courage and conviction of the Holy Spirit whose gifts he has . . .

Calling all transformers
Judie Brown
November 10, 2020

Today we know that enemies of innocent human beings are sitting in the catbird seat, poised to run our nation on their . . .

USCCB proves Catholic teaching is not its priority
Judie Brown
November 9, 2020

Brown: “Most Catholic bishops have no problem with a Catholic politician spitting at the face of Christ by supporting the vile murder of the preborn.”  . . .

A quiver full of deadly arrows
Judie Brown
November 6, 2020

Can anyone forget that flowing from the treacherous lips of pro-abortion Catholic Speaker Pelosi when she threatened to stop the confirmation of Supreme Court . . .

A thief in the desert
Judie Brown
October 30, 2020

What you are about to read is totally true and in no way resembles a Halloween tale. It starts with a barren land. Proponents of abortion have begun to use . . .

American brood of vipers
Judie Brown
October 27, 2020

Last night, we witnessed the confirmation of a Catholic to the position of associate justice of the Supreme Court, and next week, we elect a president. Given . . .

The Catholic chameleon
Judie Brown
October 23, 2020

"Chameleon: “A person who often changes his or her beliefs or behavior in order to please others or to succeed.” This definition of chameleon readily . . .

Hope alive in 2020
Judie Brown
October 20, 2020

As reported last week, not by the major media, but by American Life League and other pro-life groups, members of 40 Days for Life outside the racist Planned . . .

Temporary killings approved
Judie Brown
October 16, 2020

Amazing! And at the same time, frightening! During a short period of one week, we have heard pro-abortion senator railing at Judge Amy Coney Barrett, and we . . .

What voting cannot do
Judie Brown
October 13, 2020

This is not a commentary about why you should never cast a vote again. On the contrary, as St. John Paul II reminds us: “The value of democracy stands or . . .

Baby plague
Judie Brown
October 9, 2020

This is the season of elections, deceptions, and misinformation on the truth about abortion. I call it the baby plague. During a recent town hall meeting, . . .

Trump, babies, and malevolence
Judie Brown
October 6, 2020

In the wake of the president’s coronavirus diagnosis and the systemic hatred seeping from social media these days, we found it rather ironic that the death . . .

Biden, Barrett, and Catholicism
Judie Brown
October 2, 2020

Recent contrasts between former Vice President Joe Biden and Judge Amy Coney Barrett have exposed the stark difference between politics and truth.  . . .

Historic pro-life victory webcast announced
Judie Brown
September 30, 2020

A year ago, American Life League invited thousands to the launch of our newest program, the Marian Blue Wave, where we unveiled our strategic approach to . . .

Politicizing babies
Judie Brown
September 29, 2020

The voices are rising every day. They say that President Trump is the most pro-life president our nation has ever had. . . .

Amy Coney Barrett Praised by ALL President
Judie Brown
September 28, 2020

“Barrett is a unique human being in so many ways, and it is the excellence of women like her that drives our opponents mad!” As Judge Amy Coney Barrett . . .

Reimagined human rights
Judie Brown
September 26, 2020

In the C.S. Lewis classic The Screwtape Letters, senior demon Screwtape writes to his novice demon (and nephew) Wormwood: “Indeed the safest road to hell is . . .

The Ginsburg principle
Judie Brown
September 22, 2020

Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died, but the legacy that she leaves behind will not die. . . .

Love heals man’s murderous hatred
Judie Brown
September 18, 2020

Today’s world is filled with counterfeit actions and words. Some of what we witness reminds us of these words from the Catechism of the Catholic Church: “It . . .

Speaking truth crushes evil
Judie Brown
September 15, 2020

Fr. James Altman, pastor of St. James the Less in La Crosse, Wisconsin, has become a national hero to many. He has even been called the modern Elijah. . . .

Rebellious ‘Catholic’ media spews animosity
Judie Brown
September 11, 2020

Growing up, we often uttered retorts such as “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” when disagreeing with a feisty classmate. . . .

The ninety-two
Judie Brown
September 8, 2020

Recently 92 members of Congress called on the Food and Drug Administration’s commissioner, Stephen Hahn, to redefine the abortion pill Mifeprex (mifepristone) . . .

Commonplace killing
Judie Brown
September 4, 2020

Healthcare dangers abound, as we have seen in many recent news stories. And these stories show just how little human life matters to some people.  . . .

Some Catholics are not!
Judie Brown
September 1, 2020

The Catholic faithful silently said a prayer of thanks for the words of Notre Dame’s famed former head coach Lou Holtz who told the nation the truth: that Joe . . .

Murder most foul
Judie Brown
August 29, 2020

In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the ghost of Hamlet’s father spoke of his own murder. Here, we speak of a crime that is committed without the revenge that . . .

Systemic violence begets hatred
Judie Brown
August 25, 2020

It has been so long since America lived through, followed by . . .

America’s real constitutional crisis
Judie Brown
August 22, 2020

Whenever someone in the mainstream media claims that we are facing a constitutional crisis, you can bet that chances are we are not . . .

Shepherds who feed their flock
Judie Brown
August 19, 2020

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ staff member Donna Toliver Grimes, associate director of African American affairs in the US bishops’ . . .

Texas city chooses to fund abortion over police
Judie Brown
August 18, 2020

American Life League president Judie Brown issued the following statement following the city of Austin, Texas,’ . . .

Oh Kamala, Oh Kamala!
Judie Brown
August 14, 2020

Sing to the tune of “Oh Christmas Tree:” Oh Kamala, Oh Kamala, How ugly are your actions! Oh Kamala, Oh Kamala, How deadly are your ways!  . . .

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris: The most pro-abortion ticket in American history; unacceptable to pro-life Catholics
Judie Brown
August 12, 2020

– Brown: “The party of Jim Crow and Margaret Sanger has no right to scold the rest of us on questions of social justice.” – With the . . .

Come on, man! Human embryos are people
Judie Brown
August 11, 2020

A phrase is usually identified with someone because he or she repeats it frequently. In the case of “come on, man,” we are referring to a . . .

Planned Parenthood’s hollow disclaimer
Judie Brown
August 7, 2020

Planned Parenthood’s sham public comments about Margaret Sanger are merely rhetorical "[its] founder.” The words ring hollow in every respect. Margaret . . .

The leprosy of hate
Judie Brown
August 4, 2020

St. Damien of Molokai is one of the most incredible examples of what it means to be genuinely pro-life. He reflected this way of life in his words, but more . . .

The trouble with truth
Judie Brown
July 31, 2020

The truth—according to the magisterium of the Catholic Church—is that the body and blood of Christ are actually present in the sacrament of the Eucharist. . . .

America’s diabolical plague
Judie Brown
July 28, 2020

A plague, or pestilence as it were, is a “contagious or infectious epidemic disease that is virulent and devastating.” While this word usually refers to a . . .

The false god of woke
Judie Brown
July 24, 2020

The word “woke” has taken on a slang definition of late. As previously noted, this new use of the word was “invented by those who view themselves as . . .

Finding hope amidst the madness
Judie Brown
July 21, 2020

We see madness and a disregard for human life all around us. One example comes from Tennessee, where Kimberly Hopkins . . .

Murder by mail
Judie Brown
July 18, 2020

In the long march to use deadly chemicals and devices to pilfer fertility from women, the latest twist comes from a judge who has ruled that, in this pandemic . . .

Contraception wars
Judie Brown
July 15, 2020

In the rush to throw stones after the latest Supreme Court decision regarding the Little Sisters of the Poor and their . . .

The faultless law of God
Judie Brown
July 11, 2020

My jaw dropped to the floor when I read this from the mouth of Archbishop Joseph Naumann, . . .

New list proves Planned Parenthood received up to $151 million in PPP
Judie Brown
July 10, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. (8 July 2020) – Today, American Life League executive director Jim Sedlak and founder of STOPP International released the following statement . . .

Little Sisters of the Poor finally victorious
Judie Brown
July 9, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. (8 July 2020) – In a resounding 7-2 decision, the United States Supreme Court finally set to rest the pro-abortion effort to force the Little . . .

Dear bishops: Bear public witness to Christ
Judie Brown
July 7, 2020

Did you know that San Francisco’s pro-abortion city attorney Dennis Herrera . . .

Protests, cowardice, and babies
Judie Brown
June 30, 2020

The Kingston Trio had a 1950’s hit song in which they proclaimed a myriad of problems in the world before confessing “I don’t like anybody very much.”  . . .

ALL president says Supreme Court is ‘not the answer’
Judie Brown
June 29, 2020

The Supreme Court has once again shown that God is Supreme in all things while they are men and women with feet of clay. Abandoning the babies in deference to . . .

Sexual wreckage
Judie Brown
June 27, 2020

In this current coronavirus era, first we witnessed an uptick in outlets with services available to . . .

Polling for babies
Judie Brown
June 24, 2020

In the book of God told Noah: “Never again will I curse the earth because of human beings, because their heart contrives . . .

The tricky thing about dying
Judie Brown
June 20, 2020

For most of us, our aging and vulnerable loved ones are at the forefront of our minds these days. We confront the unseen enemy with faith in God and the will to . . .

America has tolerated murder for years
Judie Brown
June 16, 2020

Lost in our national debate these past few weeks has been acknowledgment of one fundamental truth: Every human individual whose right to life is, according to . . .

Killing Democracy one dead baby at a time
Judie Brown
June 12, 2020

Today’s cultural meltdown gives us an opportunity to see just how far the devil will go to achieve his goal. The perfect word for this is demoralization. . . .

Hatred versus solidarity
Judie Brown
June 9, 2020

We have seen recently that those in the mobs who shriek, destroy, and bludgeon in our streets represent not rational thought but are themselves filled with hate . . .

Archbishop Gregory and the science of loathing
Judie Brown
June 3, 2020

According to Merriam-Webster, the history of the word ideology comes from “the French writer A.L.C. Destutt de Tracy [who] proposed it as a term to designate . . .

What is freedom?
Judie Brown
June 2, 2020

In the secular world, freedom is defined by Webster as “the quality or state of being free: such as a: the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in . . .

Blue states, red states, and elderly fates
Judie Brown
May 29, 2020

When it comes to so-called red states and blue states, many stark differences exist. Some are some are just . . .

Piece of My Heart
Judie Brown
May 26, 2020

Janis Joplin’s iconic song “Piece of My Heart” was never intended to be about literally stopping a beating heart. Rather, it was about a heart breaking . . .

Dumb and Dumber
Judie Brown
May 23, 2020

A wave of inane media comments crossed through my e-mail this week. It is enough to make one wonder if the pandemic has created massive brain malfunctions among . . .

The nexus between death peddling and tepid teaching
Judie Brown
May 20, 2020

The highway toward total deception is strewn with unimaginable lapses on the part of our hierarchy. This is not meant to be a criticism. Rather, it is a fact . . .

Human sexuality’s hucksters and grifters
Judie Brown
May 15, 2020

The April 30 news that CNN’s news anchor Anderson Cooper has welcomed his baby boy by way of a surrogate pregnancy brought cheers from the media. . . .

Dear bishops, be lions for Christ
Judie Brown
May 12, 2020

The ongoing hypocrisy of pro-abortion Catholics like Joe Biden continues to boggle the Catholic mind. It is hard for any of us to understand how any thinking . . .

Happy Mother’s Day to my hero
Judie Brown
May 11, 2020

American Life League executive vice president, Hugh Brown, issued the following commentary today regarding his mother and American Life League president Judie . . .

The brutality of an essential service
Judie Brown
May 8, 2020

Katherine McGuiness, Northwest Abortion Access Fund leader, recently said: “I can’t think of what can be more essential and timely than accessing an . . .

The elderly, nursing homes, and the veil of silence
Judie Brown
May 6, 2020

I was shocked to read in a recent BARRON’s article that “the coronavirus has caused long-term-care facilities serving older and disabled people, who are . . .

ALL and STOPP among pro-life leaders who urge the FDA to ‘protect women’
Judie Brown
May 4, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. (04 May 2020) – Today, American Life League president Judie Brown and STOPP International founder Jim Sedlak were among the pro-life leaders . . .

Teach children that sex is sacred, not just a bodily function
Judie Brown
May 2, 2020

As we navigate the era of the coronavirus, organizations like Planned Parenthood are confronting the health crisis by . . .

Using a cudgel to kill people
Judie Brown
April 28, 2020

Headlines tell us every day that abortions, contraception, and even euthanasia are somehow related to the plague, commonly known as the coronavirus. During this . . .

Pelosi is bishops’ Achilles Heel
Judie Brown
April 24, 2020

Achilles’ heel: “a vulnerable point” Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s most vulnerable point is her inability to recognize truth—the truth that . . .

Planned Parenthood using Telehealth to kill babies
Judie Brown
April 23, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. (23 April 2020) – As Planned Parenthood uses the current virus pandemic to increase the killing of God’s children, the killing chambers . . .

Comparing apples and oranges
Judie Brown
April 21, 2020

The phrase “comparing apples and oranges” means comparing two dissimilar entities. This applies well when comparing the innate dignity of each . . .

ALL makes adamant appeal to President Trump and Congress about COVID-19 vaccine
Judie Brown
April 20, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. (20 April 2020) – American Life League president Judie Brown, on behalf of American Life League’s supporters and associate groups, wrote a . . .

Living in a ‘Contraceptive Desert’
Judie Brown
April 17, 2020

According to the media, a “contraceptive desert” is a place where women at or below the poverty level live in “counties in which there is not reasonable . . .

An open letter to our friends and fellow Christians fighting to end abortion
Judie Brown
February 24, 2020

American Life League implores each of you to take a step back and look at what you stand for. Each of our organizations has, in some way, fought diligently to . . .

Protect the four-legged, not the two
Judie Brown
January 28, 2020

My goodness, how the headlines have changed over the past many years! It seems that America has become obsessed with protecting animals from abuse, while the . . .

Remembering Nellie J. Gray and the personhood principle
Judie Brown
January 21, 2020

On the eve of the 46th annual March for Life, it is only fitting to remember the brave, committed woman who started the event. In the wake of the US Supreme . . .

Say NO to murderous compromise in Kansas!
Judie Brown
January 20, 2020

American Life League absolutely opposes the compromise and unprincipled language contained in Kansas proposals SCR 1613 and HCR 5019 – the Value Them Both . . .

The ERA and other fictions
Judie Brown
January 17, 2020

The resurgence of the ERA (equal rights amendment) has once again exposed the underbelly of scum often defined as political debate in some circles, apathy in . . .

Virginia Catholic Conference must do more on SJ2 and oppose enshrining abortion in state constitution
Judie Brown
January 16, 2020

When George Mason wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights, one of the things he didn't have on his mind was the idea that we have a God-given right to rip a . . .

Is your child a target?
Judie Brown
January 14, 2020

What I am about to share with you is happening in one county in the state of Maryland, but it could be happening where you live. Your own children or . . .

Over 200 members of Congress publicly decry 'Roe,' or do they?
Judie Brown
January 10, 2020

The headlines were consistent in suggesting that more than 200 members of Congress – both representatives and senators, including two Democrats – . . .

American Life League pleads with New Jersey's Catholic bishops
Judie Brown
January 8, 2020

New Jersey's governor, sham Catholic Phil Murphy, has repeatedly offended Christ in the Eucharist by his anti-life tactics and statements. Murphy is a . . .

New Jersey governor a sham Catholic
Judie Brown
January 7, 2020

New Jersey governor Phil Murphy defines himself as a person who "grew up in a family that was middle class on a good day." According to his website, he was "the . . .

400,000 donors walk away from Planned Parenthood
Judie Brown
January 6, 2020

Planned Parenthood Federation of America released its 2018-2019 Annual Report over the weekend. Among other revelations buried in the report is the fact that . . .

N.J. Governor Murphy's $9.5 blood money bailout to Planned Parenthood calls for Catholic response
Judie Brown
January 5, 2020

Planned Parenthood is a vicious, racist institution whose actions are diametrically opposed to Catholic moral and social teaching. For Murphy to shovel $9.5 . . .

Vanishing respect for the innocent
Judie Brown
January 4, 2020

Baby Tinslee Lewis is at risk of being killed because in Texas law there exists a 10-day rule (Sec. 166.046 3e) that permits healthcare institutions to act . . .

Baby Tinslee needs a miracle
Judie Brown
January 3, 2020

Baby Tinslee Lewis is at risk of being killed because in Texas law there exists a . . .

VIDEO: Top 8 headline-grabbing stories of 2019
Judie Brown
January 2, 2020

Please enjoy this video recap entitled the Top 8 Headline-Grabbing Stories of 2019.  . . .

A Christmas reflection
Judie Brown
December 21, 2019

This is my last commentary for this amazing year – 2019. So rather than write about some problem that negatively impacts the culture, I have chosen to . . .

Fifty reasons to protect truth
Judie Brown
December 17, 2019

When Californians awoke to the news that Planned Parenthood will open 50 reproductive health centers in high schools throughout Los Angeles, we wonder how many . . .

Baby Tinslee will not be denied life support, for now
Judie Brown
December 15, 2019

Baby Tinslee will not be denied life support, judge rules. And while the hospital is arguing that nothing good will come of keeping Tinslee on life support, . . .

Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen
Judie Brown
December 14, 2019

When I read the news reports about why the beatification of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen had been put on hold, it disturbed me more than words can say. The . . .

Judie Brown reacts to paglia's support for assisted suicide
Judie Brown
December 12, 2019

We have learned that "Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, said Tuesday that he would be willing to hold the hand of . . .

Silent pulpits kill souls
Judie Brown
December 11, 2019

Monsignor Charles Pope recently wrote a comprehensive article on the failure of American Catholic Church leadership to teach the truth about what is required . . .

Kentucky abortionists must wait until after an ultrasound to tear a baby apart
Judie Brown
December 10, 2019

The Supreme Court has made a decision that is consonant with sharing the entire truth with an expectant mother who is considering having her baby killed by . . .

Babies by the numbers
Judie Brown
December 6, 2019

According to reports, the abortion rate in the United States continues to decline. In its article on this subject, the . . .

The long march to imposed death
Judie Brown
December 4, 2019

By voice vote, the Palliative Care Health Education and Training Act passed the House of Representatives. We will never know who voted for or against this bad . . .

Let us go rejoicing
Judie Brown
November 26, 2019

The responsorial psalm this past Sunday garnered this response from the congregation: "Let us go rejoicing to the house of the Lord!" What a marvelous . . .

Catholic Bishops Debate Abortion
Judie Brown
November 20, 2019

The four words "Catholic bishops debate abortion" may sound like an oxymoron, but to me it is a clear sign that the devil's foothold in the Catholic Church is . . .

America's human junk
Judie Brown
November 15, 2019

Americans are becoming increasingly callous to the dignity of the human being. In fact, it is no understatement to suggest that far too many folks view the . . .

Abortion devotion
Judie Brown
November 13, 2019

In the current world of abortion devotion, fake news is thriving, but what is also on the increase are sad truths about certain pro-life organizations. For . . .

Truth has a diabolical enemy
Judie Brown
November 8, 2019

Throughout history we have seen that the devious works of the devil challenge those who are faithful to Christ. During this current age, it is no different.  . . .

Virginia election results
Judie Brown
November 7, 2019

Over the years, Virginia has become an increasingly important state in the abortion battle. Many national pro-life groups are headquartered in the state. In . . .

Snaky Catholics
Judie Brown
November 5, 2019

Snaky: "insidious," stealthy, or slithery These synonyms apply to two men who have a common interest in life: misrepresentation of the respect and honor due . . .

The Ninth Circuit Court violates religious freedom
Judie Brown
November 4, 2019

The Ninth Circuit has once again trampled on religious freedom. Forcing groups to cover birth control for their employees when these groups have religious . . .

Joseph Biden v. Fr. Robert Morey: The stark contrast!
Judie Brown
November 1, 2019

The denial of Holy Communion to former Vice President Joe Biden has captured headlines across this land and from nearly every corner. The question is: Why?  . . .

Wayward Catholic host and confused cardinal on Fox News
Judie Brown
October 31, 2019

It was not bad enough that FOX & Friends cohost and alleged Catholic Brian Kilmeade spoke out against the actions of Fr. Robert E. Morey, as Kilmeade defended . . .

ALL commends Fr. Robert E. Morey
Judie Brown
October 30, 2019

We commend Fr. Robert E. Morey of Saint Anthony Catholic Church, who according to media reports, denied pro-abortion Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden . . .

Demonizing pregnancy
Judie Brown
October 29, 2019

Demonize: to portray as evil In the ongoing struggle to protect the alleged right of mothers to have their preborn children killed by abortion, the culture . . .

Addicted to violence
Judie Brown
October 26, 2019

Addiction: "a strong inclination to do, use, or indulge in something repeatedly"; "a compulsive . . . behavior"  . . .

Marian Blue Wave Now in 19 countries and all 50 states
Judie Brown
October 24, 2019

The Marian Blue Wave continues to grow and expand way beyond what we first expected. People are now committed in 19 different countries and all 50 states, . . .

Destroying others or standing with them
Judie Brown
October 23, 2019

In 1995, Pope John Paul II urged us to work for the day when we could "offer this world of ours new signs of hope, and work to ensure that justice and . . .

Mary, Charlie, and the babies
Judie Brown
October 18, 2019

Professor Charles Rice (Charlie) and his lovely wife Mary were devoted to each other, to their family, and to the babies. John Dejak, who studied under Charlie . . .

Marian Blue wave reaches global status
Judie Brown
October 17, 2019

This past week has shown us that the Blessed Mother is truly in charge! After only one week, we are happy to announce that we surged past our goal of 1,000 . . .

'My Care, My Right' devoid of God
Judie Brown
October 16, 2019

This past weekend, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization joined with thousands from 80 countries to focus attention on making end-of-life care a . . .

Planned Parenthood chicanery in Missouri (and Illinois)
Judie Brown
October 11, 2019

Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri (PPSLRSWMO) has been fighting a battle against the health department and legislators in . . .

ALL launches the Marian Blue Wave
Judie Brown
October 8, 2019

It's amazing what a simple tweet can start. On January 26 of this year, Bishop Joseph Strickland of the Diocese of Tyler, Texas, tweeted that our country needed . . .

Planned Parenthood witches' brew
Judie Brown
October 4, 2019

William Shakespeare's "Song of the Witches" contains a memorable line that reminds me of Planned Parenthood's latest actions. The line "Double, double, toil and . . .

Abortion venom poisons minds
Judie Brown
October 2, 2019

Venom is a toxic substance produced by some snakes and bees, among other creatures; it can and does have a lethal effect. But venom is also a spiteful, . . .

Exclusive pro-life event announced
Judie Brown
October 1, 2019

Enough is enough! After 46 years of decriminalized abortion, it's clear that political, legislative, and legal efforts alone are not sufficient to stop the . . .

Cowards and spin doctors vs. square shooters
Judie Brown
September 27, 2019

A square shooter, unlike a coward or a spin doctor, stands up for and defends truth; he/she is honest and just. This might sound obvious, but in today's world . . .

Guttmacher releases new abortion numbers--does this mean anything?
Judie Brown
September 26, 2019

This week, the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute released its latest numbers on how many surgical and medical abortions occur yearly in the United States. It . . .

The Equal Rights Amendment redux bad for babies
Judie Brown
September 25, 2019

Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke at Georgetown University recently. During her remarks, she . . .

A cheerleader, an abortionist, and dead babies
Judie Brown
September 20, 2019

In America's disposable culture, it is not exactly shocking to learn how macabre words and actions can deceive. Cheerleader Brooke Skylar Richardson was 18 . . .

Faith, reason, and Pope Francis
Judie Brown
September 17, 2019

Pope Francis recently told reporters: "I pray that schisms do not happen, but I am not afraid of them." What the pope is referring to is a type of division . . .

Terror in America
Judie Brown
September 13, 2019

Merriam-Webster defines the word "terror" as "a state of intense fear," a "cause of anxiety," or a "frightening aspect" of something. These are but a few of the . . .

Planned Parenthood's next target--the birth control industry
Judie Brown
September 12, 2019

Planned Parenthood took its first public baby step in the last couple of weeks in an effort to become a major player in the birth control industry in the United . . .

This modern-day holocaust is profit driven
Judie Brown
September 10, 2019

Last Thursday, Cate Dyer, the CEO of StemExpress, admitted under oath that her biotech research company supplies beating fetal hearts and intact fetal heads to . . .

Palliative care demons
Judie Brown
September 6, 2019

The United States Senate HELP Committee is currently focused – at least in part – on lowering healthcare costs. However, there are problems with . . .

Views from the propaganda cesspool
Judie Brown
September 4, 2019

Unlike the community swimming pool, this cesspool is full of so much hype that it makes your head spin. Examining some of the reports versus the facts that . . .

Legally-protected serial killers
Judie Brown
August 30, 2019

We know that every abortion kills a human being created in the image and likeness of God. And we know that each of these individuals, from her biological . . .

An open letter to anonymous
Judie Brown
August 28, 2019

This article by "anonymous," who has had two abortions and claims to be Catholic, demands a response.  . . .

Jesus Christ assured us the presence is real
Judie Brown
August 27, 2019

Swimming upstream in the gunk of our age, we understand that it is, at times, challenging to focus on the one gift that exceeds every other: the Holy Eucharist. . . .

The facts about Planned Parenthood and our tax dollars
Judie Brown
August 23, 2019

The media is telling us that Planned Parenthood withdrew from the government's family planning program, known as Title X, because it did not want to comply with . . .

CNN lied (again)
Judie Brown
August 21, 2019

Often called the FAKE NEWS NETWORK of record, CNN has done it again. CNN writes: "The biggest anti-abortion groups in the United States – National Right . . .

Cleaning up our personal environment
Judie Brown
August 20, 2019

The latest environmentally correct headline claims that "Contraception Is the Answer to Climate Change." Why is that? you might ask. Well, doesn't everyone . . .

The world offers death
Judie Brown
August 16, 2019

Watching my fellow human beings grow increasingly indifferent to violence and pain is difficult to observe. But where there is a human challenge of this . . .

Barbarism or civility? America must choose
Judie Brown
August 13, 2019

The violence of the past two weeks has absorbed the nation and left some numb, others angry, others devastated, and still others with a penchant to capitalize . . .

Who is Alexis McGill Johnson?
Judie Brown
August 8, 2019

Alexis McGill Johnson is the new acting president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund. Johnson is a . . .

Safe killing is their cry
Judie Brown
August 6, 2019

In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll wrote: "'Curiouser and Curiouser!' cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite . . .

Judie Brown speaks out on mass shootings: An inconvenient truth
Judie Brown
August 5, 2019

Mass shootings in America are unacceptable. We as a people are better than this. The reality of a culture that is sinking further and further into decay and . . .

Suppressing people of faith
Judie Brown
August 4, 2019

Jesus said to His disciples: "They will expel you from the synagogues, and indeed the time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is doing a holy . . .

Covert practices threaten the elderly and infirm
Judie Brown
July 30, 2019

Sometimes when we hear conversations about medically treating the elderly and the dying, we miss key words because they sound so innocent. Words like palliative . . .

Aborting babies of color is racist
Judie Brown
July 26, 2019

We hear the word "racism" nearly every day. Yet, many don't take the time to truly understand this term and examine the repercussions when it comes to abortion. . . .

Living, suffering, and dying
Judie Brown
July 23, 2019

Personal mortality dawns on most of us early in life. Though that's not a bad thing, we must realize that there are many complications that we probably don't . . .

Wen, healthcare, and God
Judie Brown
July 19, 2019

The Twitter world is all abuzz with the news that Leana Wen is no longer president of Planned Parenthood. While this might be newsworthy, the evil at Planned . . .

Degenerate standards tear us down
Judie Brown
July 16, 2019

Degenerate: having become morally corrupt America is rapidly becoming an apathetic mass of humanity. Because of this moral stupor of the populace, the devil . . .

Modern-day spin doctors
Judie Brown
July 12, 2019

In our present age, there is clearly a disconnect between reality and the deadly fiction of modernity. It is a manifestation of the immense fear the enemies of . . .

Our job is to proclaim!
Judie Brown
July 9, 2019

Justice Clarence Thomas has written that "the more developed the child, the more likely an abortion will involve dismembering" him.  . . .

Whether immigrant or preborn child, every man is a reflection of God
Judie Brown
July 3, 2019

The tragic deaths last week of Salvadoran immigrants Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez and his little daughter Valeria brought sadness to our nation. The photo of . . .

Judie Brown's statement regarding Missouri's last abortion mill
Judie Brown
June 29, 2019

The battle has been long. The State of Missouri is hours away from becoming the first state in America since 1974 to have ZERO abortion clinics! The American . . .

Is rational suicide for real?
Judie Brown
June 28, 2019

Yes, it is. In fact, rational suicide has become a hot topic among seniors! That sounds pretty ominous to me, but according to at least one news article, . . .

Statement from Judie Brown regarding Cardinal Raymond Burke's resignation from Dignitatis Humanae
Judie Brown
June 27, 2019

In recent years, there has been a growing trend among certain Catholic digital media outlets to vilify members of the Catholic hierarchy for its own sake. Most . . .

Red-pilled bishops, truth, and homosexuality
Judie Brown
June 25, 2019

Pope Paul VI's prophetic encyclical Humanae Vitae teaches about the negative effects of artificial methods of birth control, explaining that its use "could open . . .

The 'nones' need Christ, not sorrow and death
Judie Brown
June 22, 2019

Somehow in the depths of our being we all know the sorrow that Jonathon Van Maren wrote about a few days ago when he told us: "Abortion does not only end the . . .

Planned Parenthood receiving taxpayer funding in North Dakota
Judie Brown
June 20, 2019

Planned Parenthood does not have a medical facility in North Dakota. Planned Parenthood has never had a medical facility in North Dakota. Yet, it has found a . . .

Bishops, dead babies, and lost souls
Judie Brown
June 18, 2019

Bishop Joseph Strickland spoke up at the mid-year meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Strickland's remarks, as seen on video, were . . .

Gillibrand and AOC: Catholic predators (shrews)
Judie Brown
June 15, 2019

Hearing Senator Kirsten Gillibrand talking about abortion reminds me of the harpy character in Greek mythology. A harpy is a "foul, malign creature" also . . .

A new concern in 'pro-life' legislation
Judie Brown
June 13, 2019

Back in the 1960s, before abortion was decriminalized by the United States Supreme Court, Planned Parenthood faced a problem. Its founder had secured funding . . .

Joe Biden: Satan's secret weapon
Judie Brown
June 11, 2019

Several media outlets have reported that Joe Biden has flipped his position on abortion. But what does that mean, and why should Catholics care?  . . .

Brave Catholic bishops and the cultural crisis
Judie Brown
June 8, 2019

It's the environment, stupid! At least that's what the headlines are screaming. They argue that, if you aren't concerned with clean air, global warming, . . .

Trump ends funding for aborted fetal tissue
Judie Brown
June 7, 2019

President Trump's administration has officially ended funding for government-initiated (intramural) research that involves aborted fetal tissue. The president . . .

Major Planned Parenthood mergers in New York State
Judie Brown
June 6, 2019

Planned Parenthood is planning a major overhaul of its New York state operations that will take place over the next year. You will recall that Planned . . .

"Babies and bananas"
Judie Brown
June 4, 2019

Catholic high school teacher Stephen Snyder recently wrote: "Bananas exist and do so perfectly independently of your knowledge or opinion of them. The extent to . . .

Ginsburg's fatal error
Judie Brown
May 31, 2019

When the Supreme Court of the United States handed down the ruling on Box v. Planned Parenthood this week, the court upheld the portion of the Indiana law that . . .

Diabolical language of an abortion disciple
Judie Brown
May 28, 2019

Nancy Pelosi, grand dame of the pro-aborts in Congress, recently shepherded a new bill through Congress known as the Equality Act.  . . .

Alabama law incites glorification of evil
Judie Brown
May 22, 2019

Within moments of Governor Kay Ivey's latest Alabama abortion law, commentators and abortion activists went wild . . .

There are no exceptions, Mr. President
Judie Brown
May 20, 2019

Sadly, President Donald Trump has now aligned himself with the mainstream less-than-pro-life political movement by Tweeting: "As most people know, and for those . . .

Abortionists get life in prison
Judie Brown
May 15, 2019

I applaud Alabama for realizing what the Supreme Court didn't in 1973: that a human life begins at conception (biological beginning) and is never disposable.  . . .

Brian K. Sims and the rejection of God
Judie Brown
May 14, 2019

Brian K. Sims is a Pennsylvania state representative. In 2012, he "became the first-ever openly gay candidate to be elected to the state house. . . .

Brian Sims -- Don't be Satan's pawn
Judie Brown
May 9, 2019

I invite you all to join me this Friday (May 10) at 11 am EST to pray the rosary. I will host the rosary on ALL's Facebook page for everyone to join, and I will . . .

Death: The definitive painkiller
Judie Brown
May 7, 2019

Palliative care was originally understood to be the practice of offering relief and comfort to a suffering or dying patient. But the popular version of this . . .

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops avoids logic and the babies
Judie Brown
May 1, 2019

Once again, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has confused its political agenda with its moral obligation. This time the topic is the United . . .

Saving babies enslaves their mothers
Judie Brown
April 23, 2019

Ohio representative Janine Boyd (D) drafted an amendment to the Ohio Heartbeat Bill that would have been a radical departure from such laws. Her proposed . . .

Personal faith does not a moral truth make
Judie Brown
April 16, 2019

Pete Buttigieg, the openly homosexual mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has recently become the center of a rhetorical storm after his comments about touched more . . .

A culture of moral imbeciles
Judie Brown
April 9, 2019

When I heard Fox reporter Chris Stirewalt use the term "moral imbeciles" to describe politicians who are hung up on false narratives created out of thin air, I . . .

Judie Brown comments on proposed abortion bans
Judie Brown
April 4, 2019

Fredericksburg, VA (April 4, 2019) – American Life League president Judie Brown issued the following statement today regarding the seven states that have . . .

Judie Brown releases commentary: "I" Is for Murder
Judie Brown
April 2, 2019

Fredericksburg, VA (April 2, 2019) – American Life League president Judie Brown issued the following commentary today. The recipient of this release is . . .

Hotbed of moral evil
Judie Brown
June 11, 2018

The contraceptive mindset continues to lead many down the path of immorality. Hotbed: an environment that favors rapid growth or development Joseph F. . . .

Ireland, abortion, and the loss of faith
Judie Brown
May 30, 2018

The heartbreaking results of the vote in Ireland last week will leave an indelible and devastating mark, not only on families, but on the entire country.  . . .

A false prophet named Pelosi
Judie Brown
May 23, 2018

As Christians and as a discerning people, we must always be on the lookout for ravenous wolves who seek to destroy. Former speaker of the house Nancy Pelosi . . .

Mother's Day is not always a good day
Judie Brown
May 12, 2018

We would not have Mother's Day if we didn't have babies – both born and preborn. Let us pray that all mothers learn to cherish the children they have . . .

Archbishop Paglia fails Alfie Evans
Judie Brown
May 2, 2018

When life hangs in the balance, we need champions, not people who acquiesce. In Alfie Evans' final days, people of conscience around the world strove to . . .

One hundred percent pro-life
Judie Brown
January 24, 2018

Do you understand what it means to be 100 percent pro-life? One hundred percent pro-life is the American Life League theme for National Pro-Life T-Shirt Day . . .

Babies and human kindness
Judie Brown
October 19, 2017

In a country replete with indifference and sometimes even disdain for preborn babies, we must do everything in our power to protect and defend them – from . . .

Media exhibits fake shock
Judie Brown
September 30, 2017

It used to be that taking a knee showed respect and reverence. Is that no longer the case? President Donald Trump's indelicate choice of words when speaking . . .

And who do you say I am?
Judie Brown
September 25, 2017

Just as we cannot deny Christ, we also cannot deny the humanity of the preborn baby. As Christ taught us, whatever we do to the least of our brothers, we do . . .

Doe v. Bolton
Judie Brown
September 7, 2017

Everyone knows the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, but do you know about Doe v. Bolton, its companion case? When the United States Supreme Court handed down the . . .

A nation on the edge
Judie Brown
August 11, 2017

Loose morality, the actions of misguided organizations, and hedonistic behavior have alarming consequences. What can we do about a nation teetering on the brink . . .

Freedom from crimes
Judie Brown
August 10, 2017

In our society, the killing of an innocent human being is not always a crime. How can you help change that? How do we define the word crime? Perhaps the most . . .

Dismemberment techniques for killing babies
Judie Brown
August 2, 2017

CMP's newest video reveals, once again, the evil underbelly of Planned Parenthood. The latest Center for Medical Progress video exposes a surgical  . . .

The tsunami of despair
Judie Brown
July 26, 2017

Though despair may often seem to permeate our society, we must never let it wash over us. The love of Christ and His teachings will help us find a way through . . .

Planned Parenthood's clandestine activities
Judie Brown
July 19, 2017

Are you aware of the relationship between Planned Parenthood and Afaxys? Planned Parenthood will stoop to any level required to make money, whether the focus . . .

Abortion begs the question: is hell real?
Judie Brown
July 15, 2017

Though many people deny its existence, that doesn't mean hell is a mythical place. The subject of hell always raises eyebrows. Nobody wants to hear about it, . . .

Charlie Gard, his parents, and the state
Judie Brown
July 13, 2017

The heart-wrenching story of little Charlie Gard should leave you asking: What can I do? How would Christ want me to respond? Eleven-month-old Charlie Gard . . .

Pushing the vulnerable off the cliff
Judie Brown
June 28, 2017

Part V in the "Draining the Swamp" series When the culture of death prevails, innocent and defenseless people get hurt or killed. How do we stop this?  . . .

Death and the Pontifical Academy for Life
Judie Brown
June 17, 2017

The latest developments at the Pontifical Academy for Life will not only sadden you, but will have you wondering where the Vatican is taking our Church. Part . . .

The Paris Accord, the Bible, and the babies
Judie Brown
June 8, 2017

Our society has fallen out of accord with Christ. How can we restore that harmony? In the 1995 encyclical Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life), St. John . . .

Heroic mothers inspire us
Judie Brown
May 12, 2017

We all have amazing stories of our mothers. This Mother's Day, take time to remember your mom and thank her for all she's done for you. Mother's Day is . . .

Turning children into jewelry
Judie Brown
May 10, 2017

When society values human beings so little that they are often thought of as things, is it any wonder that they are now actually treated as things? The . . .

Incentives to kill
Judie Brown
April 26, 2017

Our society devalues human beings to the point where it's telling those who are sick or dying that things would be easier without them. We cannot keep treating . . .

Rivers yes, babies no
Judie Brown
April 22, 2017

How is it that we can deem a river more important than a human child? Recent news articles about two rivers that have been granted the same legal rights as . . .

Hillary Clinton: the nominee
Judie Brown
April 19, 2017

Honoring someone for actions detrimental to women and deadly for babies? We must hold people to a higher standard. No, this commentary is not about Hillary's . . .

Justice for David Daleiden
Judie Brown
April 7, 2017

How is it that a man and a woman can be persecuted for exposing the truth, yet the continual tearing apart and selling of baby limbs and organs is accepted as . . .

Planned Parenthood's playbook
Judie Brown
March 31, 2017

We understand the "game" that PP plays on a daily basis to convince people of its worth, but we also understand the truth – that playing with and . . .

Neil Gorsuch, the Constitution, and the culture of death
Judie Brown
March 28, 2017

The culture of death will stop at nothing to bleed the morality from society. It is our job to ensure that the culture of life prevails. Judge Neil Gorsuch . . .

'Mary Kills People' is euthanasia propaganda
Judie Brown
March 27, 2017

How do we combat the moral sickness we constantly see on the television screen? Television dramas are taking on controversial subjects with greater frequency . . .

Genetic cleansing targets Down syndrome babies
Judie Brown
March 22, 2017

Take time today to celebrate the beautiful gift of babies born with Down syndrome. Today is World Down Syndrome Day – a day set aside to focus on the . . .

Trump exposes Planned Parenthood's priority: baby killing
Judie Brown
March 11, 2017

This week's tacit admission by Planned Parenthood should come as no surprise. Astounding news this week, to be sure! The Trump administration told Planned . . .

Aping the human person
Judie Brown
March 3, 2017

When we elevate animals to a status greater than humans, we teach others that human beings have little value or are disposable. Is this what we want our . . .

Pope Francis and the Pontifical Academy for Life: Part I
Judie Brown
March 1, 2017

Today begins Judie Brown's must-read three-part series examining the Pontifical Academy for Life and Pope Francis' disturbing actions regarding this cherished . . .

Pope Francis' Vatican Politicos Err
Judie Brown
February 22, 2017

Have you heard the disturbing news about the Vatican's Pontifical Academy for Life? The Pontifical Academy for Life is undergoing an overhaul by Pope Francis . . .

Truly loving the unseen person
Judie Brown
February 15, 2017

To truly know and understand love is to truly know and understand Christ. Yet what happens when we lose sight of our faith and deny that love? Over the past  . . .

'There are a lot of killers'
Judie Brown
February 13, 2017

Day in and day out, Planned Parenthood uses our money to kill innocent babies. When will it stop? Most of us know that Bill O'Reilly, Fox News commentator, . . .

Personhood: a challenge to the intellect
Judie Brown
February 8, 2017

It is simple. It is a scientific fact. A person's life begins at his biological beginning. Opinion cannot change that fact. Prior to January 22, 1973, states . . .

Archbishop Carlson defends life
Judie Brown
January 16, 2017

An archbishop's sage words remind us of the inherent dignity of each and every preborn baby. You may have heard of sanctuary cities and thought the term only . . .

Face the facts: abortion is murder
Judie Brown
January 4, 2017

With all the falsehoods and lies tossed around about abortion, we must remember to be the light and to help spread the truth to those around us. It is always . . .

Pope Francis and the era of confusion
Judie Brown
December 12, 2016

Though there may be times when Church teachings are not communicated with clarity, we must be thankful for those leaders who help illuminate them in confusing . . .

Euthanasia movement sells assisted suicide to the depressed!
Judie Brown
December 6, 2016

As Christmas draws closer, let us remember those who are hurting. We are called to be their champions, not their executioners. With all the fluff and noise . . .

Planned Parenthood's cockeyed injustices
Judie Brown
November 30, 2016

The horrors of Planned Parenthood continue each and every day, and it is up to us to demonstrate that life is, indeed, precious. Everyone knows that Planned . . .

Cardinal Raymond Burke shares wisdom for our times
Judie Brown
November 17, 2016

In today's world, it is of the utmost importance that Catholics have a virtuous leader to look to for guidance. Cardinal Raymond Burke has been a heroic . . .

Celebrate a miracle or two!
Judie Brown
November 10, 2016

On a day when many cannot help but focus on the negative, we encourage you to see the positive and build a culture of life. Today is Election Day in the . . .

A joyful response to dastardly deeds
Judie Brown
November 6, 2016

ALL's Culture of Life Studies Program and Life Defenders shine the light of truth and teach us how to respect the lives of all human beings. During this . . .

Voting with Christ at your side
Judie Brown
October 28, 2016

As the election draws nearer, we need the sage advice of people who understand and teach God's laws, not man's. Election day is upon us once again, and the . . .

Cruel and unusual punishment for baby
Judie Brown
October 26, 2016

Combating the culture of death in which the tearing apart of an innocent baby is allowed, and even praised, is a difficult job. But ALL and CLSP have a solution . . .

Planned Parenthood: a century of lying to women
Judie Brown
October 14, 2016

The hold that PP has on the citizens of our country has increased exponentially over its 100-year history. When will people wake up and realize the evil that . . .

Planned Parenthood tells a fairy tale from hell
Judie Brown
October 11, 2016

A lie repeatedly told will soon be thought of as truth. Are you willing to help dispel the lies? Planned Parenthood is extremely good at what it does. After . . .

Safe havens for patients at risk of imposed death
Judie Brown
October 7, 2016

How would you feel if a loved one needed help, but you were powerless to do anything? For quite some time experts in the field of treating those with . . .

Abortion propaganda breeds death and sadness
Judie Brown
September 28, 2016

Lies repeatedly told will become truth for those not educated in God's truth. We cannot continue to allow the culture of death to seep into the minds and hearts . . .

Catholic sex ed ills have an antidote
Judie Brown
September 25, 2016

If you think there's nothing you can do to combat a controversial program that is detrimental to your children, do not despair. We have the solution. The . . .

A basket of dreadfuls
Judie Brown
September 21, 2016

Though our world is filled with terrible things that challenge not only our faith, but our morality, God would never leave us alone. We can make a change. We . . .

Hope builds a culture of life
Judie Brown
September 10, 2016

In a world where so many live in darkness, and selfishness reigns supreme, American Life League illuminates the path and teaches the way to the light of Christ. . . .

Love spelled CLSP!
Judie Brown
September 5, 2016

The Culture of Life Studies Program's new lesson teaches children the value of each and every person and educates them on the life of a preborn child. CLSP . . .

Catholicism in crisis
Judie Brown
August 27, 2016

In a world in which outside attacks on our faith are more frequent and more damaging, we must remain strong. We must never stray from God's will or from His . . .

Alleviating Catholic madness
Judie Brown
August 24, 2016

Following the tenets of the Church and the teachings of Christ must be the main focus of each and every Catholic. When we falter in these things, we invite in . . .

Abortion is America's great sin
Judie Brown
August 19, 2016

Any nation that routinely slaughters its weakest members is a nation in dire trouble. A couple of years ago Hollywood actor Jim Caviezel told a Rock Church . . .

Propaganda feeds ignorance
Judie Brown
August 16, 2016

The old adage that ignorance is bliss is blatantly wrong when dealing with the abortion industry. Ignorance leads only to violence and the deaths of countless . . .

An avoidable Catholic crisis
Judie Brown
August 10, 2016

When people who say they are Catholic pick and choose what they want to believe, they are not truly Catholic. When will they understand this? Catholic-in . . .

Catholic and pro-abortion?
Judie Brown
July 26, 2016

There is simply no way you can be both Catholic and pro-abortion at the same time. The erroneous and nasty idea that someone in public life can be both . . .

Celebrating the bloodlust
Judie Brown
July 24, 2016

When pro-abortionists are thirsty for the blood of innocent children, how do we stop them? How do we save lives? When the United States Supreme Court handed . . .

Which witch?
Judie Brown
July 19, 2016

Though many organizations would like the investigation into the baby body parts scandal to fade into obscurity, the truth will reveal itself. The United . . .

Truth and freedom under attack in America
Judie Brown
July 17, 2016

Though those in politics may say that abortion is a right, we all know what it truly is – an act of murder that takes the life of an innocent child.  . . .

Standing on a corpse
Judie Brown
July 14, 2016

Does it surprise you that PP would take a tragedy and attempt to spin it toward its own self-serving needs? After Planned Parenthood's president, Cecile . . .

Margaret Sanger's Negro Project is alive and well
Judie Brown
July 8, 2016

Planned Parenthood does not want you to know that genocide is not only prevalent, but is pushed on a daily basis in our country. The Culture of Life Studies . . .

A virus worse than Zika
Judie Brown
July 6, 2016

Zika may result in brain damage, but this virus destroys the soul. The Centers for Disease Control defines the spreading of Zika in this way: "Zika virus . . .

A Supreme Court act of sinister proportion
Judie Brown
July 1, 2016

What happens in a country no longer guided by conscience, morality, and the obligation to defend the innocent? Perhaps amidst all the kerfuffle created by . . .

Creeping toward the obvious
Judie Brown
June 29, 2016

We know that all people have the fundamental right to life. Why is it so difficult for our society to teach and uphold this? Yes, it's true. The United . . .

Waiting on the Supremes? Oh really?
Judie Brown
June 25, 2016

Taking action and educating about the humanity of the preborn baby is of utmost importance in today's culture. This coming Monday the United States Supreme . . .

Maggie, we really do know you!
Judie Brown
June 21, 2016

When we know the truth about the nefarious actions of an organization, we cannot sit idly by and do nothing. Education is of utmost importance if we are to . . .

Many California docs say no to assisted suicide!
Judie Brown
June 15, 2016

A new law jeopardizes treatment of terminally ill patients, but some doctors are fighting back. This past October, California governor Jerry Brown signed an . . .

Building a culture of life--one mind at a time
Judie Brown
June 9, 2016

In a world teeming with immorality, we desperately need a way to guide our children down the path toward God. American Life League will show you how. Unless . . .

The little baby and the great ape
Judie Brown
June 3, 2016

Nothing gives better evidence to the fact that we live in a skewed world than people who vehemently honor the rights of animals over the rights of human beings . . .

Talent, time, and intolerance
Judie Brown
May 31, 2016

Babies lost to the slaughter of abortion, contraception, and in the science lab should not be remembered on just one day a year. If we want to change hearts and . . .

Daleiden the warrior
Judie Brown
May 28, 2016

In today's world, we don't often see men fighting for the truth at great personal cost. Let us keep this real hero in our prayers. The story of David . . .

Deadly lies that kill babies
Judie Brown
May 21, 2016

Just because words are printed doesn't mean they are the truth. Beware of lies. What is it about some headlines? You know what the words are telling the . . .

Margaret Sanger and the Zika Virus
Judie Brown
May 18, 2016

Did you know that the lies of Planned Parenthood started with a woman named Margaret Sanger? Recently the Culture of Life Studies Program launched a Facebook . . .

Pro-aborts toss stones from their glass houses
Judie Brown
May 14, 2016

Nothing could be more despicable than creating a video making fun of those who spend their lives trying to help women and babies. Among the ongoing targets . . .

Abortion is always deadly
Judie Brown
May 11, 2016

We cannot run or hide from the reality that an abortion kills a preborn baby. Nor can we deny the many ways our nation kills babies each and every day. Don't . . .

Fetal tissue research: what really works may surprise you!
Judie Brown
May 8, 2016

Do you know the truth behind embryonic stem cell research? It's not what many would have you believe. Once again the practice of using aborted preborn babies . . .

A get rich quick scheme to die for: abortion
Judie Brown
May 4, 2016

Abortion – the great panacea. It will solve all your problems and make you happier. This is the great lie told by the abortion industry – a lie you . . .

Human personhood as it really is
Judie Brown
April 29, 2016

Legislatures attempt to tell us when a baby is actually a human being, but we know the truth. A human being exists from the first moment of his creation. There . . .

Congress investigates heinous crimes
Judie Brown
April 24, 2016

As Congress investigates the nefarious actions of Planned Parenthood, we must all pray that the truth comes out and shows the country the despicable nature of . . .

Contraception, IVF, and political red herrings
Judie Brown
April 20, 2016

We know the facts and the truths about preborn babies and contraception. We know the lies that are constantly spread. But do we know how to stop them? Do we . . .

Aborted babies incinerated?
Judie Brown
April 13, 2016

Children are our future and should be treasured, not disposed of as would a piece of trash. In today's culture, many are treated no better than yesterday's . . .

Do not go bye-bye in hospice!
Judie Brown
April 7, 2016

What could happen to you or your loved one upon entering the hospital or hospice? Remain vigilant; in today's world, you never know. The lines from this . . .

The occult world of abortion
Judie Brown
April 2, 2016

What is it that abortion clinics don't want the general public to know? And why are they so afraid of morality? In the occult, or secret world of abortion . . .

Planned Parenthood is the classic bully!
Judie Brown
March 31, 2016

Time after time we see the strong-arm tactics of an organization hell-bent on not only destroying purity and decency, but on destroying lives as well. Only we . . .

Calling Horton the Elephant!
Judie Brown
March 17, 2016

One small cry is all that it might take. Will yours be the voice? Perhaps you recall the Dr. Seuss favorite Horton Hears a Who! Written by Theodore Seuss . . .

American Catholic bishops and yet another scandal
Judie Brown
March 12, 2016

Catholic universities should educate and lead today's youth, while preparing their souls for heaven. However, recent actions show that these institutions may . . .

Cecile Richards deludes with unbelievable persistence
Judie Brown
March 9, 2016

Lies, deception, dishonesty, and so much more. Cecile Richards, her words, and her organization cannot be trusted. The trail of distortions blazed by Planned . . .

Planned Parenthood's dirty underbelly is growing rancid
Judie Brown
March 2, 2016

When something reeks as much as Planned Parenthood does, it should be thrown out with the trash. Underbelly: "a part of society, an organization, etc., that . . .

Stopping the culture of death trajectory
Judie Brown
February 26, 2016

Everywhere we turn, we see the culture of death strengthening its grip on our children. How do we combat this terrifying reality? It doesn't take a physicist . . .

The Pope Francis effect
Judie Brown
February 24, 2016

Pope Francis' visit to Mexico was filled with love, charity, and kindness – all qualities we should emulate as we try to build a culture of life. Over . . .

Abortion's cruel and inhumane face
Judie Brown
February 20, 2016

The slaughter of innocent human beings has become almost commonplace today. It's up to each one of us to keep these children from being forgotten. A Comedy . . .

Scalia and the meaning of justice
Judie Brown
February 17, 2016

I was saddened to hear that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in his sleep on February 13, 2016, at the age of 79. Scalia was an ardent defender . . .

Birth control, alcohol, and common sense
Judie Brown
February 14, 2016

Responsibility rather than hedonism. Care for yourself and your baby rather than selfishness. These are the values we must impart on women of all ages. The . . .

Assisted suicide: an American state of mind
Judie Brown
February 11, 2016

We have gotten to a point where we no longer value the precious people around us – babies, the elderly, the sick. When they need us most, we abandon them. . . .

Zika virus opportunists
Judie Brown
February 6, 2016

© coniferconier via Flickr The headlines and lead stories on the latest Zika virus outbreak are concerning, especially to those who are pregnant or have . . .

Calling all pro-lifers: bring hope to the lost
Judie Brown
February 3, 2016

Though many are lost, there are those who not only see the light, but guide others to it. ALL brings you that hope. It's a quagmire out there . . .

Planned Parenthood at the nexus of evil and ignorance
Judie Brown
January 31, 2016

What are we to do as we find ourselves steeped in a society replete with depravity, sin, and immorality? Events of the past week seem to intersect at the . . .

The people at the center of abortion politics
Judie Brown
January 27, 2016

Tiny little feet. Tiny little hands. Tiny little smiles. We must never lose sight of what is truly important. At first glance, a reader might get the . . .

January 22: a Memorial Day like no other
Judie Brown
January 22, 2016

On this very solemn day, as we reflect on the millions of lives taken by abortion and other contraceptive means, let us renew our efforts to fight for those who . . .

Planned Parenthood sings the blues
Judie Brown
January 20, 2016

When Planned Parenthood's nefarious practices are exposed, it pushes back. One never knows what might come next from the nation's leading proponent of . . .

Racial discrimination escalating
Judie Brown
January 16, 2016

The taking of an innocent life is egregious enough, but when certain babies are targeted because of their color, we see how broken our society has become . . .

Ignorance emboldens the culture of death
Judie Brown
January 12, 2016

While everywhere around us a culture of death flourishes, we must stand up for truth. We must show that this culture will not prevail. Americans have grown . . .

Childhood vaccines and the murky waters of religious freedom
Judie Brown
January 9, 2016

How have our rights as parents, especially when it comes to vaccines, become usurped, and what should the Catholic Church do? America is fast becoming a . . .

Planned Parenthood has a problem
Judie Brown
January 6, 2016

The latest Planned Parenthood report is out and pro-lifers have reason to be excited! The headline read: "Planned Parenthood's Patients, Services Drop as its . . .

2016: Ringing in a culture-of-life new year
Judie Brown
January 1, 2016

As the year draws to a close, we reflect upon the past year and look ahead toward one that we know will bring hope, joy, and love. Funny how an entire year . . .

One of these things is not like the other!
Judie Brown
December 30, 2015

As both the new year and the March for Life approach, we reprint a popular commentary that reminds us not only of the atrocities of Planned Parenthood, but . . .

Hope in a wasteland of lost souls
Judie Brown
December 8, 2015

With so much disregard for the sanctity of life facing our culture, it is sometimes difficult to imagine things getting better. But we must not be discouraged. . . .

Judie Brown
December 6, 2015

© Maurizio De Angelis/Wellcome Images (CC by-nc-nd) David and Melissa Pineda wanted desperately to have another child. In 2013 the couple went to Dr. . . .

A terror that goes on and on
Judie Brown
December 2, 2015

We see escalating violence on an almost daily basis here in our country. Yet the terrorism on defenseless babies continues unmentioned – and with no end . . .

Contraceptive pills and Catholic nuns
Judie Brown
November 13, 2015

The heartening courage and tenacity of a group of sisters inspires us all. The Little Sisters of the Poor are making headlines once again. Their case against . . .

The New Reich: demons on the loose
Judie Brown
November 7, 2015

Halloween may be over, but the demons linger. Only prayer and faith and God will drive them away. Startling headlines like this one – "Court Exonerates . . .

The Pelosi doctrine
Judie Brown
November 5, 2015

What happens when we define Catholicism for ourselves instead of following the teachings of Christ? Over the years former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said . . .

Nothing natural about natural death
Judie Brown
November 1, 2015

The removal of God from our vocabulary and from our lives reflects in our actions and our laws. This has become sickeningly obvious recently. Recently the . . .

The Good Shepherd, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted
Judie Brown
October 10, 2015

The profound words of Bishop Olmsted will not only inspire you, they will transform you. And I sought for a man among them who should build up the wall and . . .

Medicaid off the rails!
Judie Brown
October 7, 2015

Christ tells us to care for the least of our brothers. Government sponsored programs were designed to help the poor and needy. But we see clearly the error of . . .

Deaf, dumb, and blind media
Judie Brown
September 19, 2015

While many in the media may be silent or in denial of Planned Parenthood's culpability regarding the sale of baby body parts, those of us who have watched the . . .

The wine is red, the babies are dead
Judie Brown
September 17, 2015

With the millions of babies being slaughtered by the largest abortion chain in the country, and then some of these innocents being sold, we must wonder what has . . .

One of these things is not like the other!
Judie Brown
September 12, 2015

Hearings examining the evidence, voices telling the truth, and videos proving the depraved practices of America's largest abortion chain should all serve to . . .

Baby body parts and the political value of truth
Judie Brown
September 8, 2015

Are our elected leaders listening to us? Do they have our best interests in mind, or do they just want to keep the peace politically? "Obama Administration . . .

Pope Francis, abortion, and mercy
Judie Brown
September 6, 2015

We have all been taught that forgiveness is a beautiful thing. But, with the recent words of Pope Francis, we see just how beautiful and healing forgiveness . . .

Planned Parenthood's Scarlet Letter
Judie Brown
September 2, 2015

An organization that misrepresents itself, that harms women and kills babies, and that is only in the business for its bottom line – this is an . . .

America's real crisis
Judie Brown
August 30, 2015

With each new Center for Medical Progress video, we see humanity diving deeper into the depths of depravity. This latest one is no exception. If the most . . .

Criminal minds unfettered
Judie Brown
August 27, 2015

The moral depravity and absolute criminality of Planned Parenthood continues to shock even those of us who know of its nefarious practices. But where it will . . .

Planned Parenthood rumblings invoke God, Twitter, and deceit
Judie Brown
August 12, 2015

With each release of an undercover video showing the true nature of Planned Parenthood, we see the depravity of this organization. And with each public message . . .

Driving the stake into its heart
Judie Brown
August 8, 2015

We continue to watch the undercover videos and see firsthand the depravity of Planned Parenthood. The callousness cuts our souls deeper each time we see an . . .

Planned Parenthood horror show defines the line between sanity and depravity
Judie Brown
July 28, 2015

Planned Parenthood is a sick organization that profits off of death and destruction. We have known that for years. But now the evidence keeps mounting. What can . . .

Dismembering babies profits slaughterhouses
Judie Brown
July 22, 2015

It's horrific enough that babies are torn apart by the thousands on a daily basis, but as we learn more and more about the sale of their tiny body parts, we . . .

Latest Planned Parenthood Project: Cut up that baby and sell his parts!
Judie Brown
July 17, 2015

The slaughtering of a preborn baby is horrifying enough, but for PP employees to then take that dismembered baby and sell his parts is both shameful and . . .

Tinkering with the female body creates havoc
Judie Brown
July 15, 2015

We see reports on a daily basis about the effects of chemicals on our bodies. We buy organic food; we watch what kind of perfumes, bug sprays, and deodorants we . . .

Catholics for Choice has an unambiguous hatred for God
Judie Brown
July 8, 2015

The fifth commandment teaches us that we shall not kill. Christ teaches the same. The Catholic Church follows His teaching. So how can some in the Church think . . .

A number is not a person
Judie Brown
June 24, 2015

Having the courage and the strength to stand up for our faith in God and for all that He teaches is of utmost importance today. Our society has pushed Christ . . .

PILLorying the truth
Judie Brown
June 17, 2015

The line between the truth and lies has become obscured in recent years – obscured to the point where sometimes people don't even want to know the truth . . .

Pelosi and other Catholic nonsense
Judie Brown
June 11, 2015

The media and many in government positions use fear and intimidation to keep morality at bay. Standing up for God's word or the tenets of a Christian faith will . . .

Acting to expose the pill
Judie Brown
June 6, 2015

Take action tomorrow. Follow our lead and educate your family, friends, acquaintances, and even strangers about a toxic and deadly chemical that millions of . . .

Truth and the birth control pill
Judie Brown
June 3, 2015

In a society devoid of morality, should it be surprising that lies surround us and advocates of the pill attempt to obfuscate when it comes to birth control? So . . .

And now a word about justice
Judie Brown
May 27, 2015

Man wants to be so independent that he is leaving God out of more and more of his life. We push Him aside, searching for what's fun for the here and now, and . . .

CRS smells like rotten eggs
Judie Brown
May 23, 2015

An organization should not call itself Catholic if it does not follow and teach the tenets of the faith. It's pretty simple. Yet why does CRS not seem to . . .

Questions of conscience
Judie Brown
May 20, 2015

The formation of a conscience is integral in the development of each and every human being. And the Church has clergy who are here to help us. We look to these . . .

Does that baby feel pain?
Judie Brown
May 15, 2015

When you cut yourself, do you feel pain? Do you quickly look for a way to assuage this pain? Do you generally receive sympathy from those who care about you? . . .

Shepherds who rock our world
Judie Brown
January 30, 2015

We are proud of the actions of clergy who stand up for the truths of the Church and who, despite backlash from secular society, refuse to back down. This is . . .

'Volunteering' to die
Judie Brown
January 28, 2015

The life of a human being is something that should be treasured, valued, and respected. Yet we don't see that in today's society when it comes to a tiny . . .

The Cuomo effect: Catholic bishops, politics, and Christ
Judie Brown
January 10, 2015

Defending Christ in the Eucharist is something that no clergy should be afraid to do. When we receive His most precious body and blood, we must do so reverently . . .

Values, acts of torture, and Obama
Judie Brown
December 20, 2014

Though we may hear news stories that disturb us, let us not lose perspective. There are stories we rarely hear, stories of torture that happens every day in our . . .

Babies, Plan B, and abortion
Judie Brown
December 13, 2014

In many things in life it's prudent to have a backup plan-a contingency for when things may not go as you had hoped or expected. Such is not the case when . . .

False narratives a pox on America
Judie Brown
December 12, 2014

We've heard a lot about excessive force lately. But, in reality, those who fight day in and day out for preborn babies know all too well another meaning of . . .

Archbishop Blasé about sacrilege
Judie Brown
December 5, 2014

Receiving the body of Christ nourishes the mind, body, and soul. Communion must be received with reverence and upon a soul free from mortal sin. Our clergy . . .

Caring for the dying means not intentionally killing them
Judie Brown
December 4, 2014

Caring for a sick or dying loved one is stressful and confusing in itself, but add the stressors of dealing with a doctor or hospital who may not have the . . .

Abortion, honesty, and amnesty
Judie Brown
November 14, 2014

It's no wonder people are confused and even ambivalent about the horrors of abortion. They receive mixed messages on a daily basis-from organizations like . . .

The real war on women
Judie Brown
November 9, 2014

This week we saw great strides in the elections and in the decisions people made to elect pro-life leaders. But we cannot stop there. The battle will not be won . . .

The real war on women
Judie Brown
October 25, 2014

A short video not only inspires, but shows the truth about the world in which we live – a world where babies are systematically murdered. It will open . . .

The big scare in Obamacare
Judie Brown
October 21, 2014

People are made in the image and likeness of God and have intrinsic value. Human life and human dignity must never be compromised-especially not to save money. . . .

What is the synod saying?
Judie Brown
October 15, 2014

There is a synod going on in Rome right now. It is defined by the Vatican as an extraordinary synod and was convened by Pope Francis himself to discuss matters . . .

The doggie in the window, the baby in the grave
Judie Brown
October 11, 2014

Some things in life are difficult to understand, but the fact that a baby lives and grows inside his mother is not one of those things. What is difficult to . . .

Pediatricians suggest kids no different than fido
Judie Brown
October 4, 2014

In this ever-changing world in which contraception is pushed from many fronts, we find that we must now add the pediatrician's office to the list. Parents, . . .

Why wait for another commemoration of legalized killing?
Judie Brown
September 24, 2014

The time to take action, to speak about the sacredness of life, to volunteer and show you care is now. There is never a need to wait until tomorrow. Go out and . . .

Hypocrisy and zero tolerance policies
Judie Brown
September 20, 2014

Our culture has become one of violence-violence toward women, toward children, and toward innocent preborn babies. This disregard for human life and the well . . .

Death peddlers have no shame
Judie Brown
September 18, 2014

Those who kill preborn babies may have no shame, but we who fight to give voice to these innocent children certainly do. We watch in horror as minute after . . .

Hospital privileges for killers
Judie Brown
September 6, 2014

We must watch where we focus our energies. We must always be the voice of the preborn. And we can never allow compromise . . .

America's fear of children
Judie Brown
September 2, 2014

We witness today a growing trend toward love of self and disdain for those who get in the way of self-be they children, the infirm, or the elderly. Our "me" . . .

Propaganda film humanizes slaughtering children
Judie Brown
August 29, 2014

Abortion is a horrifying, tragic act that takes the life of a child who depended on his mother to care for him. Instead, his life is literally torn apart. A new . . .

Miscarriage: the heartbreak and the lies
Judie Brown
August 22, 2014

Suffering the loss of a child through miscarriage is a tragedy that evokes a great sadness. The direct killing of a child through abortion is also a tragedy. . . .

Ignorant slaves
Judie Brown
August 15, 2014

Our society has devolved to a place of entitlement and selfishness-a place where people feel we should get what we want when we want it no matter what. And if . . .

Another Georgetown outrage
Judie Brown
August 12, 2014

What has happened to childhood? What has happened to respect for families and their abilities to teach children morality? And why should an institute, let alone . . .

Mothers against children
Judie Brown
August 9, 2014

In our selfish world, we see motherhood scoffed at, we see babies thought of with disdain and discarded. We see people show more concern for the well-being of . . .

Planned Parenthood and Tuskegee--no difference
Judie Brown
August 7, 2014

It used to be said that it takes a village to raise a child. And it was not only comforting, but the norm, for people other than parents to watch out for . . .

Horror, exile, and death
Judie Brown
August 2, 2014

Atrocities against human beings occur every day worldwide. Often we hear an outcry when an offense is especially egregious. But what could be more egregious . . .

I am not a rug!
Judie Brown
July 30, 2014

Animals, especially those that are threatened or endangered, deserve our care and protection. But we must not close our eyes to humanity-to life that grows . . .

God is not welcome here
Judie Brown
July 25, 2014

Like a small child who tells his parent, "I can do it myself," man has repeatedly pushed God away. We seem to be telling God the same thing, yet it's not just . . .

The not-so-great British influence
Judie Brown
July 24, 2014

The lack of respect for life exists not only in America, but in other countries as well. We see this in a recent assisted suicide proposal and in the widespread . . .

Wireless birth control is no fantasy
Judie Brown
July 19, 2014

It seems that organizations are so anxious to provide birth control to women that they are even willing to now use microchips implanted in the human body to . . .

Rushing the innocent to die
Judie Brown
July 9, 2014

The culture of death is increasingly prevalent in today's society and around the world. It can be seen in the lack of respect and dignity shown for preborn . . .

Supreme Court 'Burwell v. Hobby Lobby' decision and lies?
Judie Brown
July 2, 2014

Judie Brown reacts to yesterday's SCOTUS decision and explains the truth about hormonal contraception-a truth that many do not understand. A truth that many do . . .

Destroying innocence one child at a time
Judie Brown
June 27, 2014

On a daily basis, we see the innocence of children eroded. Television, Internet articles, and social media combine to allow children to enter a world of . . .

Mother Mary: Planned Parenthood's nemesis
Judie Brown
June 25, 2014

Just as an earthly mother takes care of her children, so does our Blessed Mother. She is there for us in times of sadness, in times of despair, and in times of . . .

A tribute to Father Kenneth Walker, FSSP (1985-2014)
Judie Brown
June 21, 2014

An amazing man and priest tragically lost his life last week at the hands of a disturbed individual. Let us not reflect upon the wickedness of this murder, but . . .

Casey Kasem: a legend dies a sad death
Judie Brown
June 18, 2014

When a family member suffers, or is sick and dying, it is natural to want him to have the best care possible. But we must understand what proper care includes. . . .

Tolerance as moral principle
Judie Brown
June 13, 2014

It seems to be the mantra of today's society that we are told to be tolerant and to just accept the changes in morality that occur almost daily. Belief in God's . . .

Stop Big Abortion
Judie Brown
June 11, 2014

Big Abortion flourishes because not all human beings are valued. Big Abortion flourishes because a preborn baby's life is not given the respect it deserves. . . .

A Planned Parenthood parable
Judie Brown
June 7, 2014

Planned Parenthood tries with all its might to persuade people to its side, to lead them to think and believe that there is nothing wrong with aborting a child. . . .

Catholic bishops and grave responsibilities
Judie Brown
June 3, 2014

Catholic clergy must lead their flock, must not turn a blind eye to the tenets of the faith. They must stand up when an injustice is done and show the great . . .

Misery and joy in a lost city
Judie Brown
May 31, 2014

In a city that's gone bankrupt and is riddled with violence, it's easy to get lost in hopelessness. But one organization wants to change this. One organization . . .

A deep sadness amidst unthinkable crimes
Judie Brown
May 28, 2014

When tragedy occurs, the tendency of most people is to ask, "Why?" We want to know why it happened and how it can be prevented in the future. These are . . .

'Hateful,' 'racist,' and other malicious labels
Judie Brown
May 24, 2014

People often lack caution or finesse when speaking. They offend easily, they don't think, or they intend to create animosity. Because of this, we must always . . .

The pill kills families
Judie Brown
May 17, 2014

The destruction of the family is one of the greatest disasters of the last century. It has happened subtly, almost silently, and now we are left with the . . .

The death penalty and justice for all
Judie Brown
May 10, 2014

The skewed view of injustice in our country should make everyone take a step back and look hard at what it truly means to value the dignity of each and every . . .

We must first have mercy
Judie Brown
May 6, 2014

In order to effect change, we must act upon the words of mercy spoken by Christ and the successors of Peter. We must love and care for all of God's children, . . .

Advance directives are a bad idea
Judie Brown
May 2, 2014

End-of-life care is a crucial component to healthcare and one that has received much attention lately. With the push for people to sign advance directives, and . . .

A little thing called the pill
Judie Brown
April 30, 2014

Our society has taken a step away from what used to be thought of as the joys of motherhood and has firmly planted that foot in the weeds of selfishness. Gone . . .

Two popes and today's sexual chaos
Judie Brown
April 25, 2014

On Sunday, history will be made as Pope Francis will canonize two new saints – Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II. This significant day is also a day . . .

Asexual human reproduction
Judie Brown
April 23, 2014

It is imperative in today's world to have a good understanding of science and the terms frequently used. Today's commentary explains these terms and helps . . .

Straightening our crooked road
Judie Brown
April 16, 2014

As we enter into Holy Week, we are constantly reminded of God's never-ending love for us-of the torment Christ went through so that we may spend eternity with . . .

The persecution of Sister Jane Dominic Laurel
Judie Brown
April 12, 2014

Teaching the truths about homosexuality, chastity, adultery, and how God wants us to live our lives is not always an easy thing to do. Nor is living that life. . . .

Surrogate parenting is wrong!
Judie Brown
April 9, 2014

Women selling their bodies as vessels has become an increasingly common commodity in today's society. But the moral implications are far-reaching, and the . . .

Beware! Your signature could kill you!
Judie Brown
April 5, 2014

Some say ignorance is bliss, but when it comes to your health, ignorance can be a death sentence. With the changes in the medical community and its policies, . . .

The Obama mandate and political power
Judie Brown
April 1, 2014

Lent is about halfway through, and we draw nearer to the day when Our Lord gave His life to save us from our sins. Yet our society daily tempts us to draw . . .

The pope and Obama--seeds of good and evil
Judie Brown
March 28, 2014

Jesus told us that, if we have faith the size of a mustard seed, we can move mountains. Yet the seeds most prevalent in society today are not those that bloom . . .

Catholics must be courageous
Judie Brown
March 25, 2014

It can be difficult to stand up for our faith, for what is right and good, for what we know to be the will of God. We need good leaders-clergy who will set that . . .

Transhumanists say no to death
Judie Brown
March 22, 2014

The latest children's book, penned by a transhumanist, is really going well beyond the reality that we know as human beings. The book, entitled Death Is Wrong, . . .

A child is never a burden
Judie Brown
March 20, 2014

The stories of heroic mothers rarely appear on the nightly news, even when they include prominent figures like Genevieve Shaw Brown, Travel and Lifestyle Editor . . .

When a human being is not
Judie Brown
March 5, 2014

For those of us who realize the truth – that life begins the moment a child is created – arguments suggesting otherwise are inane. When we hear the . . .

Deconstructing God's plan
Judie Brown
February 28, 2014

Love the sinner, hate the sin. That is something we are taught from the time we are children. But, in today's society, we are now taught to tolerate the sin, . . .

It's judgmental, hateful, and intolerant!
Judie Brown
February 25, 2014

It seems that, lately, those who agree that abortion is a woman's choice are the only ones who are allowed to speak out. If you are pro-life and state this, or . . .

Contraception is the root cause of abortion!
Judie Brown
February 22, 2014

Imagine that your doctor has just given you the terrific news that your annual checkup went well and that all of your tests show that you are in perfect health. . . .

Perverse fruits of IVF
Judie Brown
February 19, 2014

The medical community touts in vitro fertilization as something great, something amazing. But it omits the fact that this procedure is not victimless. Neither . . .

Skewed numbers equal more dead babies
Judie Brown
February 11, 2014

Interpretation of data is of utmost importance when looking at the latest Guttmacher report. To understand the enormity of how many babies are aborted each year . . .

Catholic bishops: paper tigers or roaring lions?
Judie Brown
February 7, 2014

Catholic bishops and clergy have a responsibility to not only make their voices heard, but to teach those of the Catholic faith how to use their own voices. . . .

The cookie wars get traction, but will it last?
Judie Brown
February 4, 2014

It's about more than just cookies. It's about a way of life – a disturbing move toward immorality that many are turning a blind eye to. Some people . . .

The devil made me do it!
Judie Brown
February 1, 2014

Satan may be depicted as a red-horned creature, but his appearance is much more insidious. He comes to us through other people, through actions, through . . .

Baby pandas, human babies, and the press
Judie Brown
January 29, 2014

A sweet newborn baby being loved and doted upon, every movement and sound watched and carefully noted. Sounds like a typical newborn human baby, but in this . . .

Socially polite child abuse
Judie Brown
January 24, 2014

Most people will decry the abuse of a child and say that it's one of the worst things a person could do to another. So why aren't these same people crying for . . .

Forty-one years later the cruelty rages
Judie Brown
January 23, 2014

Forty-one years have passed since the Supreme Court took away the rights of an innocent class of people and allowed them to be killed at will. Forty-one years . . .

Talking about abortion
Judie Brown
January 14, 2014

Every life – born and preborn – has value and must be treated with dignity and respect. Abortion is the direct taking of a precious life – and . . .

Sorry, baby, you don't exist!
Judie Brown
January 11, 2014

Spilled coffee, ice having to be scraped off of a windshield, and a fender bender on the way to work – all are scenarios that cause inconvenience or that . . .

Formed in the womb? It makes no sense
Judie Brown
January 7, 2014

The weight of words is significant and what we choose to say or convey to others often determines what they believe. So we must choose our words well, and with . . .

Jahi McMath: a precious living human being
Judie Brown
January 4, 2014

A young child's life is threatened. Her family is devastated and suffering. Imagine the possibility of losing a child – something no family should ever go . . .

Wishing you a filthy new year?
Judie Brown
December 31, 2013

It is that time of year to evaluate your life, to examine behaviors, and to determine how to make the next year better. Today's commentary shows us how Planned . . .

Is there still no room for Him at the inn?
Judie Brown
December 24, 2013

Our Lord Jesus Christ, who created us in His image and likeness, came into the world as a tiny baby over 2,000 years ago to save us from sin. We rejoice at this . . .

POLST--let the signer beware!
Judie Brown
December 17, 2013

It's normal to want to trust your doctor's advice, to heed his every word when it comes to your own care, or the care of a loved one. You know he has taken the . . .

Contraceptive worshippers decry fairness
Judie Brown
December 14, 2013

Two cases coming before the Supreme Court are a reflection of the morality inherent in our society today. Rampant sexuality and the use of contraceptives seem . . .

Fluke's gimmick
Judie Brown
December 3, 2013

It is a sad moment in history when a government calls upon a lone woman to testify about contraception and attempts to tell the country she is representative of . . .

The billionaire's club: philanthropy or mischief?
Judie Brown
November 20, 2013

A group of immensely wealthy individuals pledge to give at least half of their money to the needy. It's an incredible gift of generosity. Yet what if these . . .

Obama healthcare law sentences the innocent to death
Judie Brown
November 16, 2013

We all have reason to fear for the future – for our families and for children not yet conceived. Insurance is supposed to protect people, to proffer . . .

Why is that baby an enemy?
Judie Brown
November 12, 2013

Many people today have a skewed idea as to who the enemy is when it comes to abortion. Most think it's the baby – the defenseless child who is a "burden," . . .

The miracle of human creation
Judie Brown
November 8, 2013

A beautifully made video illustrates the beginnings and development of human life. This kind of tool is important in the education and enlightenment of others . . .

Challenging children to chastity
Judie Brown
November 6, 2013

Parents are the first teachers their children will ever have. But once these children enter the world of school and peers, there are other influences that are . . .

Why doesn't Pope Francis do something?
Judie Brown
November 1, 2013

Through His commandments and the tenets of the Church, God lays out a plan for how we should live in order to attain eternal life. All we need to do is listen . . .

Call it human trafficking or human junking--the result is the same
Judie Brown
October 29, 2013

Not only are some people content with stealing the lives of preborn babies for their own selfish ways, but now there is a growing trend of stealing children's . . .

Let's not tolerate the intolerable!
Judie Brown
October 23, 2013

Christ is truly present – body, blood, soul, and divinity – in the Holy Eucharist. We must venerate His presence, honor Him for all He has done for . . .

Sexual behavior and the absence of common sense
Judie Brown
October 19, 2013

We seem to be losing the ability to determine what is really best for our minds, bodies, and souls. Instead, we focus on the here and now. We seek pleasure at . . .

To kill or not to kill: it all depends
Judie Brown
October 15, 2013

It seems that it's becoming easier to pick and choose when we should take the life of a human being – and that all too often those people who are chosen . . .

Breeding lethal attitudes
Judie Brown
October 12, 2013

When you tell someone something repeatedly and over many years, they come to believe it. That seems to be the case with the acceptance of contraception and . . .

Mercifully killing our cat
Judie Brown
October 8, 2013

When we repeatedly devalue human beings, we learn to be cold and unfeeling about their importance and worth. When we hasten death, or care more about animals, . . .

Our morally fractured society
Judie Brown
October 5, 2013

The words of Pope Francis and Archbishop Charles Chaput should give us pause this weekend and make us think about the growing trend in our society to devalue . . .

Catholic Relief Services: A pox on the church?
Judie Brown
October 2, 2013

Catholic organizations and entities must strive to uphold Church teachings in all ways at all times. How long can we tolerate an evil marring the Church by one . . .

Obamacare, Catholics, and Jesus Christ
Judie Brown
September 28, 2013

Leadership and education. Two things not seen in abundance from the Church's clergy today. When Catholics don't know or understand the Church's teaching on . . .

America's struggle with moral gravity
Judie Brown
September 25, 2013

In a culture with so many shades of gray and with people caring mainly for themselves and looking out for their own interests, is it any wonder that most people . . .

Hey CRS, We heard it on the Grapevine!
Judie Brown
September 21, 2013

It is the duty of Catholic organizations to uphold the tenets and teachings of the Catholic Church. Any support given to other organizations must be in line . . .

Strauss played the violin; CRS plays Catholic bishops
Judie Brown
September 19, 2013

The example that the Catholic Church sets around the world must be one that adheres to the tenets of the Catholic faith. The Church financially supports many . . .

The human machine?
Judie Brown
September 14, 2013

Man is created in the image and likeness of God. All life, at every stage, has value and should be cherished because he is a child of God. Yet, more and more . . .

On abortion, Johnny cannot get his facts straight
Judie Brown
September 10, 2013

We all realize theoretically the importance of language and the necessity for accuracy, but unfortunately these concepts do not always get applied when it comes . . .

Syrian children v. American children
Judie Brown
September 7, 2013

No matter which adjective you put in front of the word "children," it does not add to or take away from the importance or sacredness of each and every one of . . .

Social media, dehumanization, and first words
Judie Brown
September 3, 2013

God has instructed us to take care of our fellow man. The Golden Rule instructs us to do unto others as we would have done to us. Yet time after time people . . .

Blinded by truth
Judie Brown
August 31, 2013

The word justice is frequently thrown around, but not often understood. When will people come to realize that, through every act of abortion, a child is . . .

Martyrdom in America
Judie Brown
August 27, 2013

Maintaining courage in faith – something the apostles had to learn and also something that we must learn. Our Lord shows us what we need to do, but we do . . .

A gut-wrenching failure
Judie Brown
August 24, 2013

Mandated coverage for birth control is disturbing enough, but when Catholic leaders and healthcare providers don't stand up for Catholic teachings and proclaim . . .

A single term makes all the difference
Judie Brown
August 21, 2013

A human being is a human being from the moment he is created. This scientific fact cannot be changed or stunted based on a survey or on someone's opinion. . . .

Imposing death with quality control standards
Judie Brown
August 17, 2013

After numerous years of devaluing life, our society hardly thinks much of it anymore. Babies are killed before they take their first breath of air and the sick . . .

Trading on human greed
Judie Brown
August 14, 2013

Thinking only of yourself and your own wants and needs puts you above all else, which means that you take the place that rightfully belongs to God. When you do . . .

Excuse me! This is a baby, not a policy issue
Judie Brown
August 10, 2013

The life of every baby – born or preborn – is precious. Yet people still don't seem to understand that a preborn baby deserves all the rights of any . . .

The culture's casual descent into oblivion
Judie Brown
August 6, 2013

Just as the proverbial frog does not understand he is about to perish as the water he is in is slowly approaching a boil, many Catholics do not understand that . . .

Counterfeit Catholics
Judie Brown
August 3, 2013

The teachings of our Lord and our Church are something every Catholic should take very seriously. These truths must not be distorted and twisted. Yet this is . . .

Aborting justice over dead bodies
Judie Brown
July 31, 2013

In our society, an entire group of people are dismissed and denied the most basic right – the right to life. And, day after day, laws are continually . . .

Conscription into maternity--say what?
Judie Brown
July 27, 2013

Instead of being cherished and revered, motherhood has, to some, become something to abhor and criticize. With an administration telling women that babies can . . .

Rejecting virtue is violent to the core
Judie Brown
July 23, 2013

The growing trend today is for people to focus a great deal of time and effort on strengthening their bodies. While this is an important thing, we cannot focus . . .

Catholic Health Association's Obama adoration
Judie Brown
July 21, 2013

For an organization to say it is Catholic, and to even have the word Catholic in its name, is to tell the world that it espouses Catholic doctrine. This is what . . .

Doctor executioners
Judie Brown
July 16, 2013

The word "physician" has historically connoted a feeling of trust, of comfort, and of reassurance. A doctor must care for his patients, must do his best to heal . . .

Catholic Relief Services masters blowing smoke
Judie Brown
July 14, 2013

Christ and His Church deserve strong leaders who are not afraid to stand up for the teachings that many today scoff at and deride. These leaders must be . . .

The scandal within Catholic Relief Services
Judie Brown
July 9, 2013

A Catholic organization must be exactly that. It must stand for Catholic values and teachings and never waver one iota from them. Today's commentary addresses . . .

Final HHS mandate furnishes freedom from God, not in God
Judie Brown
July 6, 2013

The country founded on religious beliefs and that adopted a motto saying that we trust in God has become weak and lost. No longer do we trust in God. We trust . . .

A tribute to Magaly Llaguno, distinguished pro-life leader
Judie Brown
July 3, 2013

We mourn the loss of someone truly special and unique, yet we also celebrate her life and her countless contributions. Magaly Llaguno was an amazing woman who . . .

'Gay' marriage and contraception
Judie Brown
June 29, 2013

As our country slides deeper into a moral abyss, many stand by either gaping at these changes or passively watching them happen. Neither of these things is . . .

Abortion and racism in America
Judie Brown
June 25, 2013

As an increasing number of staff members are turning in the late-term abortionists they work for, growing numbers of people are exposed to the horrors of . . .

Dying for the truth
Judie Brown
June 18, 2013

Do we have the courage to stand up for our faith and for the truths taught to us by the Church – rather than some warped version we might find easier to . . .

America the ugly!
Judie Brown
June 16, 2013

We currently live in a nation where morality is routinely discarded and pleasure is sought and revered at all times. If anyone dares to speak out against this . . .

Planned Parenthood's longstanding war on God
Judie Brown
June 12, 2013

As individuals, we have the right to be discerning and choose where we send our money and how we spend it. But this is not always so with our tax dollars. . . .

Holocaust then and now
Judie Brown
June 5, 2013

After World War II, we swore we'd never allow genocide and mass murder to occur on that scale again. We thought our eyes had been opened to the atrocities. But . . .

Catholic church succumbed to contraceptive mandates years ago
Judie Brown
June 2, 2013

Public opinion and the whims of the people cannot and should not dictate what the clergy of the Church will allow or advocate. Our Church was founded on the . . .

Tragedy in a test tube
Judie Brown
May 29, 2013

Frozen eggs, babies created by science, money dictating whether or not a couple can have a baby. All things that go against the natural law. Whatever happened . . .

Cardinal Dolan's mess
Judie Brown
May 25, 2013

These are confusing times in which we live. During confusing times, we need leaders who can bring us out of the darkness and offer understanding and leadership. . . .

A cardinal flub
Judie Brown
May 23, 2013

In Pope Francis, we have seen an excellent example of the kind of leader our Church needs. This is not always the case with other members of the clergy, . . .

A Gosnell lesson
Judie Brown
May 18, 2013

While we were all horrified by the actions of Kermit Gosnell, we should likewise be horrified by the millions of babies killed since abortion was decriminalized . . .

The pope, a cardinal, and courageous deeds
Judie Brown
May 14, 2013

Throughout history, during scandals and difficult times, men have stood up for what is right and for what should happen according to God's will and the natural . . .

Motherhood has become a cultural anomaly!
Judie Brown
May 12, 2013

Mother's Day is Sunday. Traditionally, it is a day to honor and respect all that mothers do and sacrifice for the sake of their children. And while this day is . . .

Plan B contributes to twisted diversity
Judie Brown
May 8, 2013

When a society teaches its children to value things above people and to value personal pleasure above all else, what is the result? A society of people who no . . .

Are Gosnell's coldblooded acts a logical result?
Judie Brown
May 3, 2013

We all know how easy it is to become sensitized to something – whether it be violence on TV, song lyrics on the radio, or something else entirely. But . . .

'Flush it' down the toilet
Judie Brown
May 1, 2013

How does humanity get to the point where a person can actually feel comfortable telling another human being to flush her baby down the toilet? This sickening . . .

Obama's Achilles' heel--preborn babies
Judie Brown
April 27, 2013

Amidst the nation's numerous tragedies occurring today, we find our president willing to comfort the victims and rush to their aid. While this is both necessary . . .

It's a Gosnell world
Judie Brown
April 23, 2013

What is it that makes mainstream media all but ignore the horrors perpetrated by Kermit Gosnell? What is it that makes most Americans have only a passing . . .

Judie Brown
April 20, 2013

All day long we are bombarded by messages – from the TV, Internet, friends, family, and newspapers. Often we hear them, but don't really think. And . . .

Call it what you will, promiscuity is bad news!
Judie Brown
April 17, 2013

We have become a society of people mostly concerned with only the wants and needs of our own selves. If a baby is inconvenient in any way – created at the . . .

The results of slicing and dicing babies
Judie Brown
April 13, 2013

The murder of a human being is a tragic, horrible crime. Lives are shattered, people mourn. In cases where multiple people are murdered, our nation's press . . .

Planned Parenthood lies, cheats, and steals
Judie Brown
April 10, 2013

The law has a word for someone who lies, cheats, and steals. That person is called a criminal. Yet when an organization such as Planned Parenthood takes actions . . .

Intellectual fog of death
Judie Brown
April 6, 2013

When we look around our country and see people mired in actions that hurt or maim themselves, put their health in jeopardy, or kill an innocent baby, we must . . .

Where have all the children gone, Chicago?
Judie Brown
April 3, 2013

Are events in the Chicago area a hint of what will happen in the future in our nation? As our country falls deeper and deeper into moral insanity, people must . . .

What is in an egg besides trouble?
Judie Brown
March 27, 2013

The constant devaluing of human life is sinking daily to a new low. With widespread appreciation for techniques that manipulate and destroy human embryos, our . . .

American Catholic bishops and the new normal
Judie Brown
March 24, 2013

As Catholics around the world rejoice at the election of a new pope, Americans worry about the leadership in our country by our bishops. We read canon law and . . .

In the footsteps of Saint Peter
Judie Brown
March 20, 2013

Last week, the Holy Spirit inspired dozens of men to elect a new leader for the Catholic Church. Though speculation abounded as to which of the cardinals would . . .

Heroism in the face of scandal
Judie Brown
March 12, 2013

There are many legitimate, professional news reports these days that are exposing heroism among Catholic bishops versus the creeping crud of secularism within . . .

Identifying the human being requires no debate
Judie Brown
March 8, 2013

There should be no debate when it comes to a human life. Once a child is created, he is a person from that moment onward – a person who deserves both . . .

Cardinal silliness
Judie Brown
March 6, 2013

As we await the conclave that will elect a new pope, we pray that the leaders of the Church will come together in harmony and peace and without distractions. . . .

Proposing that society 'reduce' evil
Judie Brown
March 2, 2013

The evil and the horror that are abortion and the blatant disregard for the value of human life cannot be overcome by merely reducing their amount. When people . . .

A brilliant teacher steps down from the papacy
Judie Brown
February 26, 2013

As the Church prepares for the election of a new pope, we reflect upon the inspiring works and teachings of Pope Benedict XVI. We thank God for his service and . . .

Abortion is crippling honesty
Judie Brown
February 23, 2013

If we lie to ourselves long enough, we will begin to believe those lies. And after 40 years, enough people believe the lies of abortion that they are hardly . . .

Are Catholics getting what we deserve?
Judie Brown
February 20, 2013

With Obamacare and the HHS contraceptive mandate looming, many eyes seem to be opening for the first time about the destructiveness of these laws – not . . .

Fixing our kids
Judie Brown
February 16, 2013

Today's commentary advises us to take a step back and look at the next generation that we are attempting to raise. Do we see a generation of young people . . .

Driving out demons
Judie Brown
February 14, 2013

When leadership fails, those following often tend to fail as well. Our country and our Church cannot survive without strong leaders – and we need them now . . .

The Fluke doctrine
Judie Brown
February 9, 2013

Today's commentary addresses the sad fact that one woman's words and desires can not only influence so many, but be said to be a model for women everywhere. . . .

Obama mandate--extermination of religious freedom
Judie Brown
February 6, 2013

After countless months of protestations and lawsuits related to Obama's contraceptive mandate, a "compromise" has been issued. Yet has anything really changed . . .

How the USCCB reacts to the diabolical
Judie Brown
February 1, 2013

Once a child is created, he is a human being who should have all the rights of those who have lived to be born. But this is not the case. The taking of an . . .

The Roe enigma: what the Pew survey tells us
Judie Brown
January 29, 2013

A recent survey regarding opinions about abortion shows just how little Americans know about the preborn baby and his humanity. Most see abortion as merely an . . .

Abortion and America's dirty little secret
Judie Brown
January 26, 2013

As thousands march today to commemorate the day the Supreme Court legalized the murder of preborn babies, we must take a look at the road that led here. We must . . .

40 years later: reflecting on 'Roe' and 'Doe'
Judie Brown
January 23, 2013

For 40 years, America has allowed the legalized killing of the most innocent among us. Millions upon millions of babies have been slaughtered under the guise of . . .

The governor and the cardinal--buddies or not?
Judie Brown
January 18, 2013

In all areas of life, people need to look to the actions of a strong moral leader. This is especially true within the Catholic Church, where a growing number of . . .

Planned Parenthood's latest twist
Judie Brown
January 15, 2013

When it comes to the actions of Planned Parenthood, we must all be aware and informed. And it is our responsibility to make others aware as well. We cannot sit . . .

Mortal life without end? Really?
Judie Brown
January 13, 2013

A "perfect" person with no flaws, no illnesses, super strength, and a long life. Sound great in theory, doesn't it? Who wouldn't want to eradicate suffering and . . .

Love, justice, and the dying
Judie Brown
January 9, 2013

Love, kindness, and compassion. These are words that seem to be finding their way out of the treatment process when it comes to dealings with someone suffering . . .

Human rights or human wrongs?
Judie Brown
January 5, 2013

The line between what is an acceptable and moral practice is continually blurred, and may soon be nonexistent. In our "me first" society, it is expected that we . . .

Jindal's witches' brew: deconstructing Catholic teaching
Judie Brown
December 19, 2012

There's no shortage of Catholics serving in political offices. Knowing that should be comforting. But there is a shortage of Catholics who adhere to, and stand . . .

Human embryos as hors d'oeuvres
Judie Brown
December 15, 2012

It seems that, as a whole, our country is getting really good at fooling itself into thinking whatever it wants and justifying whatever actions it wants to take . . .

Can you spell insane?
Judie Brown
December 12, 2012

It seems that nearly every day we are bombarded with stories that show a blatant disregard for morality, for human life, or for religion. Those who believe in . . .

The poisonous candy: emergency contraception for kids
Judie Brown
December 8, 2012

Children grow up too fast and the few years they have when they can actually be children should be nurturing and character-forming. Today's world pushes . . .

Moral illiteracy's solution
Judie Brown
December 5, 2012

It's easy to lay blame for the moral decline of society on any number of things and people. And a lot of things and people are to blame. But assigning blame . . .

Women have become instruments of sorrow
Judie Brown
December 1, 2012

Little girls used to dream of the day when they would meet a man, fall in love, get married, and have children of their own. They would live their lives with a . . .

IVF as science fiction
Judie Brown
November 28, 2012

The mentality that having a child is a project or an achievement is becoming more prevalent in our society. Gone seem to be the days where babies are seen as a . . .

Current outrages expose ethical paralysis
Judie Brown
November 21, 2012

What do womb rentals, a book, rainbow families, and science all have to do with each other? All are examples of the way our society's morals and ethics have . . .

The fallacy of Catholic relativism
Judie Brown
November 16, 2012

Being a faithful Catholic means showing our faith both publicly and privately, not merely when it's convenient or easy. Living our faith is often difficult, but . . .

The tragic results of Planned Parenthood's political victory
Judie Brown
November 14, 2012

Our children are inundated with propaganda that tells them that promiscuity and sexual experience are part of growing up and exploring their worlds and their . . .

Post-election grunge and glory
Judie Brown
November 9, 2012

This past Tuesday was an opportunity for Catholics to publicly show their faith and determination to ensure that this country head forward in a manner . . .

Elections and Catholics
Judie Brown
November 6, 2012

Election Day is upon us. If we have been faithful to our civic and moral responsibilities, then we have evaluated the candidates, read Church documents, and . . .

Peter Singer's utopia
Judie Brown
November 3, 2012

We live in a world where animals and bodies of water are regarded with more respect and reverence than a preborn human being. What's worse is that very few . . .

Extremism as the excuse
Judie Brown
October 26, 2012

Words are powerful tools — tools that can be used for both good and evil. Words can inspire. Words can hurt. And words can be twisted. Today's commentary . . .

The cardinal's criteria fall into question
Judie Brown
October 20, 2012

When a prince of the Catholic Church creates two opposing sets of criteria regarding those with whom he will dine, something may be amiss. That's what Cardinal . . .

Obama insults Christ and gets invited to dinner?
Judie Brown
October 16, 2012

What do an annual banquet, President Obama, a Catholic cardinal, and Catholic charities have in common? All will merge on Thursday of this week — in a . . .

Negotiating your way to hell
Judie Brown
October 12, 2012

In just a few short weeks, our nation will be casting votes in both local and national elections. While some may act disinterested or think these elections hold . . .

Fungible human rights for negotiable human beings
Judie Brown
October 9, 2012

Somehow we, as a human race, have gotten it into our heads that babies are either something to be desired or not, something to be controlled or destroyed, or . . .

The folly of pandering to public opinion
Judie Brown
October 5, 2012

The Bible teaches the parable of the shepherd who lost a sheep and, through this, we have come to realize just how valuable and special each and every soul is . . .

Dying to be politically correct
Judie Brown
October 2, 2012

It used to be that doctors and hospitals did everything in their power to uphold the Hippocratic Oath and do no harm. Patients and their well-being came first, . . .

Dysfunctional America
Judie Brown
September 29, 2012

What do assisted suicide and an advertisement about drowning have in common? Both are indicative of the decline of morals that our society faces today. Both . . .

Hitting on women with deadly force
Judie Brown
September 25, 2012

The deadly force needed to murder a woman is far greater than the deadly force needed to murder a preborn baby, for the force needed to murder a preborn baby is . . .

Media-perpetuated hostility
Judie Brown
September 22, 2012

In a world where known abortion survivors can be called liars by news sources, and more air and press time are given to trivial matters such as food consumption . . .

Dear Cardinal Dolan, just say no!
Judie Brown
September 19, 2012

With the Al Smith Dinner drawing very near, we again must reflect upon what the invitation to President Obama tells both Catholics and others of the nation. . . .

Demagoguery leads to loss of freedom
Judie Brown
September 15, 2012

Addressing the fact that many Catholic politicians openly support abortion, writer and FOX news analyst, Bill O'Reilly, challenged Church authorities to stop . . .

The 'ART' baby and God: Why IVF is wrong
Judie Brown
September 11, 2012

Many people see in vitro fertilization as an acceptable means to an end — a baby who could not previously have been conceived. But what all does IVF . . .

Prescription for death
Judie Brown
September 8, 2012

What does an upcoming vote in Massachusetts have to do with society's increasing disregard for God and His laws? Today's commentary addresses this timely . . .

The Cardinal and the impudent
Judie Brown
September 4, 2012

Various statements attributed to Cardinal Timothy Dolan continue to create concern among Catholics and frustration among those of us who can see the double . . .

Political drama written for Catholics
Judie Brown
August 31, 2012

Today's commentary explains some recent events involving the Church and politics and attempts to help us sort through them. With so many contradictory . . .

The elephant and the human baby
Judie Brown
August 29, 2012

What do elephants have to do with human babies? Do elephants and other animals deserve as much concern as a human being? Today's commentary addresses a recent . . .

Cardinal Dolan, we beg you, please avoid the appearance of scandal!
Judie Brown
August 25, 2012

Today's commentary teaches the true meaning of the word scandal, not merely what pop culture would have us believe. Through an insightful and enlightening . . .

Catholics for Obama
Judie Brown
August 22, 2012

The use of Catholics within the Obama administration is frightening. For those who call themselves Catholics to align with the most pro-abortion president in U . . .

Is Obama's invitation to the Al Smith dinner causing Catholics to lose faith?
Judie Brown
August 18, 2012

Just as the shepherd who lost a sheep faithfully and fervently seeks the one lost, so must the hierarchy of the Church seek those who have lost faith because of . . .

What would Jesus do?
Judie Brown
August 14, 2012

While it is true that Jesus dined with sinners, it was for the purpose of converting their hearts, of teaching them His laws, and of inspiring them to change . . .

No dinner for Obama
Judie Brown
August 10, 2012

It cannot be said enough that our Church leaders must be consistent and that they must help guide us through the difficult times we face with our history's most . . .

Cathy, Dolan, and discipleship in action
Judie Brown
August 7, 2012

A real hero stands up for what is right and just, no matter the cost. In today's world, we see fewer and fewer true heroes. Yet, with a little inspiration, we . . .

Obama's war on God
Judie Brown
August 3, 2012

The latest news on the infamous Catholic Campaign for Human Development is more proof that the agency made a wrong turn a long time ago and may never recover. . . .

Lives 'unworthy to be lived' and POLST
Judie Brown
July 31, 2012

Anyone who enters a hospital or is suffering from a serious illness or accident need beware of the POLST form, for their very lives depend upon whether or not . . .

Rejecting in vitro fertilization for all the right reasons
Judie Brown
July 28, 2012

People do not understand the tragic consequences of in vitro fertilization. They see that a child has been created, but they do not see that children have been . . .

Who is really responsible?
Judie Brown
July 24, 2012

People learn by example, and people are easily influenced. This is why Planned Parenthood has such an easy time spreading its distorted view of sexuality. To . . .

Obama, Catholic Relief Services, and doublespeak
Judie Brown
July 20, 2012

Repeatedly, we see that the Catholic Church in America does not always take an adequate stand when it comes to upholding the tenets of our faith. Money from . . .

Attention pro-lifers! Can we afford to ignore the obvious?
Judie Brown
July 19, 2012

Being pro-life means more than just standing up against abortion. Being pro-life means advocating for each and every human person — born and preborn. It . . .

Reproductive wordplay
Judie Brown
July 14, 2012

Every good parent desires only positive influences in the lives of their children. We monitor the people our children spend time with, what they read, and what . . .

Violence against pro-lifers: evil and predictable
Judie Brown
July 11, 2012

It is not only sad, but terrifying, that there are people today who would get so enraged with those who are pro-life that they would attempt to frighten or even . . .

Moral relativism: no MoRe lies
Judie Brown
July 3, 2012

For many, it seems like living a moral life may be a thing of the past. The ability to discern the difference between right and wrong, to act upon Church laws . . .

When the womb is a battlefield
Judie Brown
June 29, 2012

A baby is a blessing. Sadly, that mentality seems to be a thing of the past. Instead, today a baby is often thought of as an intrusion, an annoyance, or a thing . . .

Proud to be American, but eternally committed to Christ
Judie Brown
June 27, 2012

With the increasing and pervasive threats on religious freedom in our country today, it is growing more difficult for some to continue to follow their beliefs . . .

Obamacare: will Supreme Court have the last word?
Judie Brown
June 23, 2012

With a Supreme Court decision regarding Obamacare expected soon, many are left wondering exactly how our society got to this position in the first place. How . . .

Catholic conscience betrayed
Judie Brown
June 20, 2012

Today's commentary addresses something we should all be concerned about, especially with this being an election year. Not only are the conscience rights of . . .

3,500 ways to avoid genetic imperfection
Judie Brown
June 12, 2012

The field of science has made countless advances over the last few decades — many of them beneficial and worthy of accolades. Yet, not all of these . . .

Breaking through the abortion nightmare
Judie Brown
June 10, 2012

Changing hearts one person at a time. That's what Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood worker, is trying to do with her new venture. Understanding the fear . . .

Obama's gendercide hypocrisy
Judie Brown
June 6, 2012

In 1973, the Supreme Court told the citizens of our country that it's legal to kill a preborn child. Now, with the ability to determine if that preborn child is . . .

Catholics and the heretical agenda
Judie Brown
June 2, 2012

Tomorrow American Life League is hosting its annual Pill Kills symposium in Washington, D.C. All are encouraged to attend to learn more about, not only the . . .

The pill kills common sense
Judie Brown
May 30, 2012

Most of America sits in reverence to the manufacturers of the birth control pill. They see the pill as liberating for women, as something that makes women's . . .

The most horrible thing about ethics
Judie Brown
May 23, 2012

Religion and morals set a standard of ethics that should remain static over time. We base our actions and beliefs on the teachings of an all-loving God who . . .

Limp v. Iron Catholic spines
Judie Brown
May 19, 2012

There are those people and organizations that are exemplars of the Catholic faith. And then there are those that make us wonder how they could ever call . . .

The bullying that U.S. law protects
Judie Brown
May 6, 2012

In a country that sees no problem with killing its own children, is it any wonder that we have a serious problem with other forms of bullying and aggression? . . .

The absurd results of techno-science
Judie Brown
April 3, 2012

As scientific advances are made, nearly on a daily basis, scientists seem to be forgetting about the humanity inherent in people. If they can pioneer some new . . .

'The Depths of Haughty Disdain' starring Barack Obama
Judie Brown
March 21, 2012

Two films — one real, yet containing misleading information; the other hypothesized, yet would contain only truths. In today's society, it is imperative . . .

Quit the Catholic Church? Go right ahead!
Judie Brown
March 17, 2012

The title may surprise or shock you, but it makes the utmost sense when you think about it, for today's commentary is all about love — love for Christ, . . .

The Gospel of Fluke
Judie Brown
March 9, 2012

The Obama administration has recently used one woman's testimony to account for the beliefs of many. And this is something that is not acceptable — to . . .

Big Bird's Catholic doctrine game: one of these things is not like the other
Judie Brown
March 3, 2012

Today's commentary reflects on some recent events that have elicited various responses from members of the Catholic Church. As we all know, it is not always . . .

Contraception: the avoidable taproot
Judie Brown
February 29, 2012

It's something infrequently taught. It's something often intentionally avoided. But it's something of vital importance — vital not only to a woman's life . . .

Dark times require bright light
Judie Brown
February 25, 2012

When dark times come, and they will, it is not only comforting, but necessary to rely on the Lord and His teachings. Yet, when dark times come, many people . . .

Poisoning women: the 'perfect' Valentine
Judie Brown
February 15, 2012

The Obama administration's recent actions regarding mandatory contraceptive insurance coverage for employees of religious institutions — a so-called . . .

Courageously Catholic in the public square
Judie Brown
February 8, 2012

In these times of attack on our faith and beliefs, Catholics must have strong leaders — leaders who will stand up for what the Church teaches. Yet this is . . .

Safety in a morally corrupt environment
Judie Brown
January 31, 2012

A recent study is attempting to convince Americans that obtaining an abortion is actually a safe alternative to giving birth. But those of us who know, . . .

The grim truth is no laughing matter!
Judie Brown
January 14, 2012

Serious matters deserve serious attention. But when light is made of the taking of a precious human life, the world should be both shocked and offended. And . . .

Coming to your home soon: New Year's resolutions
Judie Brown
December 31, 2011

As we end another year and think about the possibilities for this new year to come, we must all contemplate what is truly important in the eyes of our Lord. . . .

Stop the madness--one person at a time
Judie Brown
December 17, 2011

In times when it may seem that hope is lost or despair prevalent, even just a lone voice of optimism can make a difference. Read today's commentary for Judie . . .

Planned Parenthood's disdain for Catholics
Judie Brown
December 6, 2011

It is clear that there is disdain for the beliefs and practices of Catholicism within the halls of Planned Parenthood. This is exhibited in a recent letter on . . .

Righteousness in government--impossible?
Judie Brown
December 3, 2011

With the looming possibility that the Obama administration may remove conscience protections in healthcare from Catholic institutions, many are rightfully . . .

Manic disdain for our fellow man
Judie Brown
November 30, 2011

Today's news abounds with stories of apathy or outright disdain for our fellow human beings — whether born or preborn. The prevailing thought seems to be . . .

Find me somebody to organ-rob--alive or dead
Judie Brown
November 29, 2011

Many people are not aware of the devastating consequences of organ "donation." Today's commentary addresses this timely subject. Read more for Judie Brown's . . .

Thanksgiving: human rights and the confused
Judie Brown
November 23, 2011

Thanksgiving is a day to reflect on the immense blessings in our lives. We do so knowing that all is possible only through Our Lord. Yet we long for the day . . .

Planned Parenthood's core principle: the ethics of misinformation
Judie Brown
November 12, 2011

Just as the proverbial wolf hid in sheep's clothing, so Planned Parenthood hides behind deceptive words and actions. No matter the evidence compiled against the . . .

Phill Kline: the man who knows too much
Judie Brown
October 19, 2011

Though we may do the right thing, it does not always mean we will be rewarded for it. In fact, we may be punished for doing it. This is exhibited in the case of . . .

Planned Parenthood profanity
Judie Brown
October 18, 2011

Sacredness. Blessings. Those are words generally used to describe something of God — something good and pure. But when Planned Parenthood takes those . . .

Human rights for all -- not so much
Judie Brown
October 13, 2011

We are living in a society where too many are training their children to do whatever feels good for them at any given point in time. We are not training our . . .

Will Congress have the courage to expose Planned Parenthood?
Judie Brown
October 1, 2011

Accountability. The word means to accept responsibility for an action or a behavior. We must all be accountable for our individual actions. And every action has . . .

Live free or die--Granite State residents put to the test
Judie Brown
September 24, 2011

Planned Parenthood has its grips so tightly around this government's administration that it would do anything to help Planned Parenthood. This includes giving . . .

Fr. Frank Pavone: a rush to judgment
Judie Brown
September 17, 2011

Washington, DC (16 September 2011): After erroneous media reports surfaced that Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests of Life had been suspended by his local bishop and . . .

The right to squash right reason
Judie Brown
September 14, 2011

For those who are pro-life and in the medical profession, conscience protection is something that is non-negotiable. But recent actions by HHS have left us . . .

Planned Parenthood's amnesia
Judie Brown
August 23, 2011

Planned Parenthood would like for people and communities to think that its motives are good and that its intentions are noble. But its actions, both past and . . .

Are human rights just mere words?
Judie Brown
August 14, 2011

Jesus taught us to do unto others as we would have done unto us. It doesn't seem like much to ask — to treat others kindly, with the love and respect that . . .

The constitutional prescription for debauchery
Judie Brown
August 10, 2011

Recent steps taken in Washington to further devalue the preborn baby have everyone who understands the true nature of birth control wondering what this . . .

Introduction to abortion -- a crisis of facts
Judie Brown
August 2, 2011

It often becomes necessary to remind people — pro-lifers and others — that it is not only a surgical abortion that takes the life of a preborn baby. . . .

Criminal minds
Judie Brown
July 23, 2011

Moral law, bioethics, choices — all are words that have meaning beyond what the typical person may think. But when we really sit down to discern their . . .

Caylee Anthony
Judie Brown
July 20, 2011

Americans very easily see the sadness and the horror when a small child is murdered, yet this brutality is lost on these same eyes when a preborn baby is . . .

Ignoring human rights has become the American way
Judie Brown
July 13, 2011

Our rights as human beings really should not need to be debated. When God gives life to a person, it is in the form of a tiny baby who must grow inside a woman . . .

Dear Catholic bishops: love the sinner, but hate the sin!
Judie Brown
July 5, 2011

It is often difficult to stand up for your faith, especially when so many others are in disagreement. Unfortunately, we are seeing more frequently that some . . .

Myopic zeal in an honest world
Judie Brown
June 27, 2011

When it comes to the term "rights," those in favor of contraception and abortion are only thinking of a woman. They feel she must be able to have control over . . .

Archdiocese of Boston pandering again!
Judie Brown
June 24, 2011

The leaders of the Catholic Church are supposed to instruct and guide the Church's members in Church law — especially during times when it may be . . .

The ethic of death is not a work of fiction
Judie Brown
June 8, 2011

Being ill or diagnosed with a serious or terminal disease is frightening enough. But when doctors or hospital staff deem that certain life-sustaining treatment . . .

Notre Dame's fixation on dissent
Judie Brown
May 14, 2011

A Catholic university, especially one as visible as Notre Dame, must pride itself on upholding the teachings and standards that all Catholics should follow. Our . . .

OBL v. APB -- murderer v. murdered
Judie Brown
May 10, 2011

The news of the past week has focused on the death of one of the most notorious terrorists in recent history. While the media has spent numerous hours on this . . .

Planned Parenthood's long-standing war on God
Judie Brown
April 27, 2011

History has shown that Planned Parenthood holds religion and a belief in God with much disdain. With the release of a recent study regarding the use of . . .

Catholics crucify Christ even now
Judie Brown
April 22, 2011

During this most holy week in which we reflect on the passion of our Lord and the suffering that He endured for our redemption, we must not only reflect upon . . .

Creeping crud from the culture of death
Judie Brown
April 20, 2011

Little by little, day by day, attitudes regarding the infirm or the extremely ill creep into our world in an attempt to change it. We hear that people who are . . .

The eleven-year-old sexologists
Judie Brown
April 19, 2011

It is becoming immensely apparent that society is consumed with making our children grow up too fast. No longer can children just play or have fun in a worry . . .

Euthanasia as "comfort"
Judie Brown
April 15, 2011

When you look out your window next time as the sun is slowly setting, reflect on the glorious nature of God's creation. Reflect also on folks like Faye Girsh, . . .

Pro-life foibles like fertilization and heartbeat
Judie Brown
April 14, 2011

In a time when confusion abounds regarding what it means to be truly pro-life, we should heed the advice and warnings of those who truly understand all aspects . . .

Planned Parenthood and Tuskegee -- no difference
Judie Brown
April 5, 2011

The disturbing parallels that exist between a government cover-up decades ago and the lies propagated by Planned Parenthood today should serve as a wake-up call . . .

Defund Planned Parenthood to stop its far-reaching tentacles
Judie Brown
April 1, 2011

The House of Representatives recently voted to stop all government funding to Planned Parenthood and, though the Senate did not do the same, the fight is far . . .

The federal government's addiction to Planned Parenthood
Judie Brown
March 30, 2011

After witnessing decades of deception, prejudice and numerous illicit activities executed by Planned Parenthood, many people are beginning to realize that this . . .

Joe Scheidler: a man for all seasons
Judie Brown
March 16, 2011

It is not often that men of conviction, men of such incredible honor and faith, stand up for what they believe in and change the lives of so many. Joe Scheidler . . .

Planned Parenthood funding and Catholic bishops
Judie Brown
March 15, 2011

St. Thomas Aquinas is said to have often recalled Aristotle's wise insight, "A small error in the beginning leads to a large error in the end." The USCCB might . . .

Algebra and the defunding of Planned Parenthood
Judie Brown
March 11, 2011

When Planned Parenthood speaks, something doesn't quite add up. Its words and its claims lead to confusion and to more questions. Today's commentary examines . . .

Building bridges of hope
Judie Brown
March 10, 2011

Hope is something that is often in short supply in today's world. But it need not be. With God, there is always hope and an everlasting love that should . . .

New York City's number one public enemy -- preborn children!
Judie Brown
March 8, 2011

Because of some timely news out of New York City last week, we are posting a special Sunday commentary. Crisis pregnancy centers are under attack and Mayor . . .

Pope John Paul II and excusing abortion
Judie Brown
March 4, 2011

Some argue that Pope John Paul II's encyclical, Evangelium Vitae, contains language that permits the acceptance of some abortion in legislative and political . . .

Abortion, pro-lifers, and a rash of relativism
Judie Brown
March 3, 2011

Judie Brown has written a three-part series on the dangers inherent in political manipulation of human lives. You will perhaps find it most interesting that in . . .

Defund Planned Parenthood to stop its far-reaching tentacles
Judie Brown
March 1, 2011

The House of Representatives recently voted to stop all government funding to Planned Parenthood, and this week the Senate will cast its vote. It is vital that . . .

Congress commits to end tax funding of smut
Judie Brown
February 22, 2011

Planned Parenthood is not happy. Its very lucrative source of funding is being threatened. And you can help. You can make a difference in the lives of preborn . . .

Why are more black babies targeted for abortion?
Judie Brown
February 15, 2011

It may sound surreal, or even like something straight out of a horror movie, but an entire race of people is being targeted for death. And this is not something . . .

Enabling abortion by default
Judie Brown
February 4, 2011

In times of uncertainty and confusion, the Vatican should be clear and unwavering, especially when addressing the humanity of the preborn child. Yet, when . . .

Economics of life-taking ... when isn't it murder?
Judie Brown
December 3, 2010

The value of a human person does not cease when that person becomes sick or unable to care for himself. Yet there are many who feel that people who suffer or . . .

The Pope: condom-mania v. Catholic truth
Judie Brown
November 23, 2010

Much controversy surrounds the recent comments made by Pope Benedict XVI regarding AIDS and condom use. Reactions range from disbelief and shock, to approval. . . .

That's not a baby ... it's just your opinion
Judie Brown
November 19, 2010

The fact that a preborn baby is a human being is lost on far too many people in our country. The incessant lies of organizations like Planned Parenthood and . . .

Demonizing human persons, denying human rights
Judie Brown
November 13, 2010

A glance through any major newspaper and the reader will find outrage regarding countless topics. But where is the outrage regarding abortion? Where is the . . .

Planned Parenthood and Institute of Medicine poised to beget 'cheaper than free' birth control, and that spells C-O-E-R-C-I-O-N
Judie Brown
November 12, 2010

Next week, an independent agency and a team of "experts" will meet to discuss the issue of contraception and will advise the government about whether . . .

Catholic Campaign embraces Saul Alinsky legacy
Judie Brown
November 11, 2010

Jesus taught us that whatever we do to our fellow human beings, we also do to Him. So it is only natural that, as we enter upon the Thanksgiving and Christmas . . .

Villains, vultures and "preventive services"
Judie Brown
November 9, 2010

Taking action is not something only a few should do when they have a bit of extra time. Taking action is something we all should make the time to do. If we are . . .

The poisoned chalice of in vitro fertilization
Judie Brown
November 7, 2010

Sometimes things look perfect and beautiful on the outside, but a closer look reveals a starker reality. This is true of in vitro fertilization. While it may . . .

Eliminate undesirable folks and call it health care
Judie Brown
November 4, 2010

A plan for health care should be a plan that takes care of all people — not a plan that eliminates lives. News reports abound with stories about free . . .

Tick, tock, lie to a mother, kill a baby ... tick tock
Judie Brown
October 29, 2010

Next week, voters in Colorado will be deciding on Amendment 62. Much debate has taken place and many falsehoods abound. Today's commentary deals with the lies . . .

Archbishop Raymond Burke ... soon to be 'your eminence'!
Judie Brown
October 26, 2010

It is with gratified hearts that we celebrate the news that Archbishop Raymond Burke, formerly of the Archdiocese of St. Louis and now the Vatican, has been . . .

Obama's henchmen at the trough
Judie Brown
October 23, 2010

What do pigs in a trough have to do with President Obama and his programs? You might find the tie-in disturbing or, at the very least, disgusting. Judie Brown . . .

Extinct species: dinosaurs and Catholic health care
Judie Brown
October 20, 2010

The respect of life in all forms is an integral part of Catholic identity and, thus, Catholic health care as well. Catholics in leadership positions and . . .

Hardness of heart v. undeniable truth
Judie Brown
October 9, 2010

There is a passionate fight going on in America. Courageous men and women — lay people and Catholic clergy alike — are speaking out for personhood . . .

When abortion is an act of kindness!
Judie Brown
October 8, 2010

Often we can learn a lesson about compassion when we hear of others who lack it. When some people feel it's warranted to take matters into their own hands and . . .

Obama's clever use of Catholics
Judie Brown
October 5, 2010

For Catholics who remain true to the teachings of the Church, it never sits well to see Obama paraded around with those in the political spotlight who profess . . .

Getting accustomed to murdering the innocents
Judie Brown
September 30, 2010

In a time when moral relativism seems to have taken over, we look to the past at practices and wonder if they are any indication of what the future has in store . . .

Stem cell theory v. stem cell fact
Judie Brown
September 28, 2010

Preborn babies should not have to die in the name of science. Preborn babies are no less valuable than those of us who are born. Yet, many common theories . . .

Komen, Planned Parenthood and Catholic ethicists = a very bad heartache
Judie Brown
September 25, 2010

Breast cancer — two words that immediately spark fear in a woman's heart. Planned Parenthood — two words that should spark fear in a woman's heart. When an . . .

Organ transplants can kill people
Judie Brown
September 22, 2010

For a person gravely ill and on an organ transplant list, word of a donated organ brings joy and relief. But what of the donor? His life is of equal value. Are . . .

When truth becomes debatable, death happens
Judie Brown
September 17, 2010

Denial of the truth may be easier for some people when thinking about Catholic values. But regardless of whether truth is faced or denied, what the truth is . . .

Contraception: a stumbling block to ending abortion
Judie Brown
September 15, 2010

Graces given to us at Baptism should encourage us to lead others in Catholic teaching. And they should encourage us to learn more about our faith so that we can . . .

Society's death fetish is called ABORTION
Judie Brown
September 10, 2010

I have followed the history of certain abortion practitioners over the years because it troubles me that the mainstream media consistently avoid the horror . . .

Human persons or biological material
Judie Brown
September 8, 2010

The Obama Administration's vampiric thirst for the blood of the innocents continues unabated. Looser abortion restrictions, government funding for abortion and . . .

Human animals ... who's eating your Meow Mix?
Judie Brown
September 2, 2010

For years, we have been striving for human personhood for all — born and preborn — for, when this is achieved, babies will finally be safe in their mother's . . .

Parental notice and the demonization of pro-life principle
Judie Brown
September 1, 2010

While a new law in Alaska may be the cause of some rejoicing for its residents, it is also a reminder of a devastating reality. And it is a reminder that pro . . .

Obama's jaded perspective on rights
Judie Brown
August 28, 2010

It should be remembered that it was candidate Barack Obama, who said when addressing "reproductive rights," http://www.rcrc.org/issues/election08_obama.cfm "A . . .

Twisted perspectives on religious freedom
Judie Brown
August 26, 2010

Is religious freedom truly a freedom afforded to all Americans? If government cannot step in and tell us how or what to believe, can it tell certain . . .

Twisted concepts in pain relief
Judie Brown
August 25, 2010

No one can deny that the idea of relieving the excruciating pain of a suffering patient is a good idea. But when the culture of death is in charge, the results . . .

Planned Parenthood: the biggest pig at the trough
Judie Brown
August 21, 2010

Planned Parenthood — an organization that kills preborn babies, destroys the lives of mothers and, through its brand of sex education, helps form a twisted . . .

God is laughing! Why aren't you?
Judie Brown
August 18, 2010

Focusing on the positive is important. Keeping a good perspective is integral. Every day, strides are made in the pro-life movement and amazing things are . . .

Choosing to deceive one's self about abortion
Judie Brown
August 11, 2010

There is a growing body of evidence that, clinically, abortion has serious consequences. It is further becoming obvious that abortion has ingrained in the . . .

Catholic heroes and villains
Judie Brown
August 4, 2010

In a time when it's all too easy to focus on the negative and lack of morality in today's world, there are some Catholics who remind us of the strength of . . .

A bull in Catalonia v. a preborn baby in America
Judie Brown
August 3, 2010

Human life is precious, no matter how or when this life was created. Yet not everyone understands this. With the new health care guidelines, the U.S. government . . .

Digital communication and the human touch
Judie Brown
July 16, 2010

As someone who started volunteering in the pro-life movement more than 38 years ago, I have seen some pretty remarkable advances in the way we communicate with . . .

Scandal kills babies and souls
Judie Brown
July 14, 2010

The old adage tells us that silence is golden. But that is far from the truth when this silence results in the promulgation of sin. Phoenix, Arizona's Bishop . . .

Cerberus, Hades, and the archdiocese of Boston
Judie Brown
July 10, 2010

I have seen several news reports about the possibility of the $25 billion-dollar investment firm, Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. http://www.cerberuscapital . . .

Semper Fi or let them die?
Judie Brown
July 8, 2010

It is inspiring to witness tributes to those in the military who have put their lives on the line to protect the United States of America from unjust aggressors . . .

How prepared are you to kill for what you believe?
Judie Brown
July 7, 2010

Antonia Senior's recent opinion piece in the Times entitled "Yes, abortion is killing. But it's the lesser of two evils" http://www.scribd.com/doc/33782505/Yes . . .

The wrong stuff, the right stuff, and the truth
Judie Brown
July 2, 2010

It was a bit of a shock to read the flowery statement made by Most Rev. Michael J. Bransfield, bishop of the Wheeling-Charleston diocese, regarding the death of . . .

Fetal pain, maternal suffering, or human rights?
Judie Brown
June 30, 2010

In what can only be described as extremely dubious assertion, the United Kingdom's Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists http://www.christian.org.uk . . .

Ethics, morality, and in vitro fertilization
Judie Brown
June 26, 2010

Shortly after my insights on the clinical problems with in vitro fertilization were published, http://www.all.org/newsroom_judieblog.php?id=3066 we joined . . .

Convenient demonizing in pro life politics
Judie Brown
June 23, 2010

INTRO: A new U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report is stirring up political comments on the left and the right regarding the expenditure of nearly . . .

Abortion's fundamental deception
Judie Brown
June 20, 2010

Thirty-seven years ago, the United States Supreme Court decriminalized an act that Planned Parenthood had spent years promoting as a backup to failed . . .

Put that Big Mac attack on hold
Judie Brown
June 17, 2010

You may have taken note of the new advertising campaign McDonald's has launched. The theme is "Come As You Are." When one pro-life activist, Mark Pickup http:/ . . .

Moral spills versus oil spills
Judie Brown
June 15, 2010

As the tragedy in the Gulf continues to grab headlines and tug at the heartstrings of Americans who realize just how devastating the disaster is for families, . . .

A whole lot of nun-sense!
Judie Brown
June 11, 2010

Between Sister Margaret Mary McBride http://www.todayonline.com/Commentary/EDC100528-0000062/Sister-Margaret-McBrides-choice of Phoenix and Sister Carol Keehan . . .

Dangerous declarations about abortion
Judie Brown
June 10, 2010

The Wall Street Journal's William McGurn http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704596504575272780104329228.html recently opined that while 47 percent . . .

Is every human being really human?
Judie Brown
June 8, 2010

As we move along in time, more and more of our language is being corrupted. The problem is acute and international in scope. Recently, a Korean court ruled . . .

The pill kills the truth
Judie Brown
June 5, 2010

INTRO: Saturday, June 5th is a special day for preborn babies, honest pro-life activism and families committed to ridding this nation of the sexual saturation . . .

Disrespectfully yours
Judie Brown
June 3, 2010

It shouldn't have come as a shock that the hyperventilating over Bishop Thomas Olmsted's http://www.catholicsun.org/2010/phxdio-stjoes/DIOCESE-STATEMENT-051410 . . .

Agony, mercy, and murder
Judie Brown
May 29, 2010

In 2005, http://www.sacredchoices.org/is_abortion_murder.htm dissident Catholic theologian Daniel C. Maguire wrote in an essay: "There may be serious and . . .

Planned Parenthood's religion
Judie Brown
May 27, 2010

No matter how challenging this struggle to defend the human person becomes, there is one stunning aspect of it that never ceases to disgust me. And that is the . . .

Knights in tarnished armor
Judie Brown
May 25, 2010

Growing up in suburban Los Angeles, I was not immune to those fairy tales that invited little minds to imagine what it would be like to be Maid Marian or Sir . . .

Catholic teaching under attack by Catholics ... again!
Judie Brown
May 22, 2010

Phoenix, Arizona, has become the focal point in an ongoing discussion within Catholic ethical circles about the killing of one patient to allegedly save the . . .

The so-called right to die unmasked
Judie Brown
May 19, 2010

An article was published recently that got my attention immediately. Like the writer, who is not a religious man, I have fallen into a category of people . . .

Speaker Pelosi's progressive Catholicism and the antidote
Judie Brown
May 18, 2010

It's really not that difficult to see why Speaker Nancy Pelosi's repeated attempts to compromise the Church have not brought a resounding, united statement of . . .

The pill's dirty little secret
Judie Brown
May 15, 2010

As the media hype begins to die down over the not-so-wonderful 50th anniversary of the birth control pill, Hollywood's own Raquel Welch http://www.lifesitenews . . .

Bishops who wear badges ... of courage
Judie Brown
May 13, 2010

One of the most curious things about the constant war of words that the mainstream media wages against Catholic bishops is that it never reports on the other . . .

Let the games begin: God, politics, and babies
Judie Brown
May 10, 2010

It never ceases to amaze me when otherwise lovely, dedicated pro-life folks get all hot and bothered, taking sides and arguing about politics. Strange things . . .

The pill and 50 years of misery
Judie Brown
May 6, 2010

Isn't it interesting that as the United States of America approaches the 50th anniversary of this nation's most popular recreational drug, the birth control . . .

Aborting facts for political purposes
Judie Brown
May 3, 2010

A couple of recent studies that reflect negatively on abortion have come to our attention. We in turn want to make you are aware of them — not because they . . .

Late have I learned ... or have I?
Judie Brown
March 29, 2010

One would hope the statement "Late have I learned" would be spoken by at least one Catholic bishop, but don't hold your breath. Recent events surrounding the . . .

A tribute to a giant among men: Father Paul Marx, OSB
Judie Brown
March 22, 2010

Paul and Judie Brown's history with the great and unforgettable Father Paul Marx, OSB goes back to their earliest days in the pro-life effort. It was in 1977 . . .

Angels among us
Judie Brown
March 17, 2010

We frequently forget about the impact that young people can have on the world, on the Church and on those deeply involved in defending the most vulnerable in . . .

Isaac, Rebecka, and baby Isaiah May: A legacy of love and courage
Judie Brown
March 15, 2010

On January 25, we reported on the case of baby Isaiah James May. He was born oxygen-deprived, because the umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck, and he . . .

Canon 915: the ultimate act of charity
Judie Brown
March 11, 2010

Since so many Catholic politicians are currently supporting the Obama administration's pro-culture of death agenda, and more and more bishops are backing away . . .

Troublesome: the U.S.C.C.B.'s embrace of Obamacare
Judie Brown
March 8, 2010

For the past couple of days, we have heard rumblings from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, starting with a very curious article in Politico. http://www . . .

Delta smelt fish, dolphins, and babies
Judie Brown
March 4, 2010

A serious drought in California's agricultural areas has sent fruit and vegetable prices soaring, but people probably don't know much else about the situation. . . .

The casualties of war
Judie Brown
February 26, 2010

Frequently over the past 30 years, thanks to the wisdom of Pope John Paul II, we have examined the root causes of the culture of death. In Evangelium Vitae, he . . .

Cruelty as humor -- the Trig Palin joke!
Judie Brown
February 24, 2010

There appears to be no level as to which the media will not stoop in its efforts to paint Sarah Palin and her family as a mere caricature based on their twisted . . .

The CCHD petition -- USCCB inconsistencies require action
Judie Brown
February 19, 2010

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) petition, (www.reformcchdnow.com) created by the Reform CCHD Now coalition, provides the concerned Catholic . . .

Planned Parenthood's criminal record
Judie Brown
February 15, 2010

Just to get things straight from the get go, this commentary is about a documented record of fraud and abuse. Planned Parenthood is clearly operating according . . .

Orwell captures America's deadly culture perfectly
Judie Brown
February 10, 2010

George Orwell once said, "During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/g/george . . .

A life worth living? It depends!
Judie Brown
February 9, 2010

It is always interesting to follow the trends in other countries, particularly when the subject is ending the life of a loved one due to severe disability or . . .

Tim Tebow: touchdown for life!
Judie Brown
February 6, 2010

Super Bowl Sunday is upon us, and all of us at American Life League are thrilled about it; not only because many of us love football, but because we are looking . . .

The tragedy of measuring truth by political standards
Judie Brown
February 2, 2010

I recently heard a sermon on Luke 4:21-30 http://www.usccb.org/nab/bible/luke/luke4.htm that troubled me a great deal. At the same time, the words of this . . .

Baby Isaiah, the Prophet Isaiah, and justice
Judie Brown
January 26, 2010

On October 24, 2009, a little boy was born in Stollery Children's Hospital, in Edmonton, Canada. http://www.capitalhealth.ca/HospitalsandHealthFacilities . . .

Dear Catholic bishops: the time for bravery is at hand
Judie Brown
January 12, 2010

In a May 10, 2004 letter to Theodore Cardinal McCarrick, http://lifeissues.net/writers/mis/mis_16letterCathCongress.html 48 pro-abortion "Catholic" politicians, . . .

End the killing in Big Sky country
Judie Brown
January 8, 2010

When I first heard of the Montana Supreme Court's Baxter v. Montana decision, I was somewhat comforted to read Alex Schadenberg's statement http://www . . .

New Year's resolution: raising awareness of human personhood now!
Judie Brown
January 5, 2010

As the New Year commences, there are two things that each pro-life American should do: Take stock of progress over the past decade and refocus efforts if they . . .

The pluripotency pickle: the story of a lie
Judie Brown
December 30, 2009

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The politics of mayhem, mischief, and murder
Judie Brown
December 17, 2009

The internet is abuzz with statements decrying the United States Senate for its action in defeating the so-called pro-life Nelson-Hatch Amendment to the health . . .

Stupak redux: political lies and manipulation
Judie Brown
December 14, 2009

Congressman Bart Stupak, a Michigan Democrat and the darling of many American pro-life organizations, recently wrote a commentary for the New York Times that . . .

Human personhood and ill-advised Catholic bishops
Judie Brown
December 10, 2009

The Montana Catholic Conference has released a statement critical of the efforts of state's pro-lifers who are seeking recognition of human personhood via a . . .

Mammograms, breast cancer, and the politics of medical practice
Judie Brown
December 3, 2009

As I listened to Senator Harry Reid discussing health care reform over Thanksgiving weekend, it occurred to me that something is amiss. There is a fundamental . . .

Bishop Thomas Tobin: a lion for the Lord
Judie Brown
November 24, 2009

Ever since Bishop Thomas J. Tobin, D.D., arrived in the Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island, he has been an articulate defender of truth. Since his installation . . .

How to convert a nation despite our human frailty
Judie Brown
November 16, 2009

Recently, a powerful letter from a grassroots Catholic pro-lifer, Gregory Gollnick, came to my personal attention. I reviewed what he opined in his letter and . . .

The case of the missing moral authority
Judie Brown
November 12, 2009

These past few days of haggling and heckling over H.R. 3962, http://docs.house.gov/rules/health/111_ahcaa.pdf the Pelosi version of Obama-style "health care . . .

Scientific fraud: ruminations on duplicity and its consequences
Judie Brown
November 6, 2009

Over the past nearly 16 years, I have learned an awful lot about certain subjects that were never high on my hit parade before getting involved in the pro-life . . .

Absolute opposition to national health care reform a must
Judie Brown
November 2, 2009

A couple of recent news items from South America have reminded me once again why the United States government — or any government for that matter — must . . .

From the sicko world of Planned Parenthood
Judie Brown
October 29, 2009

One never knows what might be posted as a YouTube video, readily available to anyone with an internet connection. Among the most recent is a shocker starring . . .

How to drive the culture of death crazy in one simple lesson
Judie Brown
October 23, 2009

There's got to be a reason why there is so much whining in the pro-abortion movement right now. The recent behavior of the folks at RH Reality Check www . . .

Catholic bishops and true charity
Judie Brown
October 20, 2009

Saint Francis de Sales would have been concerned, if not horrified, at the situation in the Catholic Church today. I say that without reservation because he is . . .

Humpty Dumpty's Catholics
Judie Brown
October 16, 2009

Many who have read Lewis Carroll's beloved Alice Through the Looking-Glass http://www.amazon.com/Lewis-Carroll-Alice-Through-Looking-glass/dp/1858943299 . . .

Peace: what does it really mean?
Judie Brown
October 13, 2009

The announcement this past Friday that President Barack Obama had won the Nobel Peace Prize created quite a stir in the media, within divergent political . . .

Human personhood and women
Judie Brown
October 9, 2009

In our pursuit of state and federal constitutional protection for all human persons from the beginning of their biological development, we frequently hear that  . . .

'Sort of, kind of, maybe' against taxpayer-subsidized abortion?
Judie Brown
October 6, 2009

Over the years I have tried on many occasions to understand the apparent disconnect between the bureaucrats at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops . . .

Forsythe's dilemma: legal positivism
Judie Brown
September 30, 2009

The recent commentary by Clarke Forsythe, senior legal counsel at Americans United for Life, presents a challenge that must be met. Entitled "The Blackmun Myth" . . .

Wacky 'Catholic social justice' groups? Or worse?
Judie Brown
September 22, 2009

Sometimes e-mail provokes deeper reflection about a pro-life subject. I don't like to rush to respond when there are layers of meaning in the comments being . . .

Latest health care reform proposal: America's Happy Puppies and Rainbows Act of 2009
Judie Brown
September 18, 2009

Just yesterday, Michael Hichborn, host of our ALL Report, got roped into the unbelievable task of reviewing the new Max Baucus version of the health care reform . . .

Say what? A personhood primer
Judie Brown
September 12, 2009

Recently, a pro-life gentleman asked this question about the language of American Life League's Federal Human Personhood Amendment (FHPA) http://www.all.org . . .

What Obama will not tell the joint session of Congress
Judie Brown
September 9, 2009

The president of the United States will address a joint session of Congress tomorrow evening. In the interim, the talking heads on both the left and the right . . .

Robert Schindler: We love you and we will miss you! We will never forget you!
Judie Brown
September 2, 2009

Terri Schindler Schiavo's father, Robert Schindler, Sr., died this past Saturday, August 29. There are many pro-life Americans who knew Robert Schindler far . . .

The Kennedy funeral: spitting on Christ
Judie Brown
September 1, 2009

Each of us who believe in the justice and mercy of God are called, as an act of charity, to pray for the repose of the soul of the deceased. However, there are . . .

Who is really 'wee-weed up'?
Judie Brown
August 25, 2009

President Obama has resorted to an incredibly infantile phrase — "wee-weed up" — to degrade his "health care reform" detractors. While the White House has . . .

Collision of constitutional rights
Judie Brown
August 19, 2009

In June, Terry O'Neill was elected president of the National Organization for Women at its annual conference. A discussion about conscience clauses then took . . .

Christ-centered health care reform
Judie Brown
August 11, 2009

Recently, there have been a lot of legislative deliberations, speeches and commentaries about so-called health care reform, including my own. But perhaps it is . . .

Catholics and healthcare reform
Judie Brown
August 3, 2009

Our office's recent media release has created quite a stir about the folks at the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (SSVDP), Catholic Charities (CCUSA) and the . . .

Synchronized stealth: Obama's 'Department of Death with Dignity'!
Judie Brown
July 28, 2009

The current debate over health care is one of those scenarios that might play well in a science-fiction thriller, but must not be allowed to play out on the . . .

Catholic health care's demise--is it imminent?
Judie Brown
July 22, 2009

There was a time when institutions bearing a Catholic identity, such as hospitals and clinics, would never have agreed to even the slightest hint of deviating . . .

Inescapable consequences banished from public discussion
Judie Brown
July 10, 2009

Time and time again, we are called upon to respond to a question average Americans ask: "Why doesn't the media — conservative or liberal — show a picture of . . .

Churchman, chickens, and choice ... symbols of a disordered mentality
Judie Brown
July 6, 2009

A few days ago, I came upon an article about a certain Episcopalian priestess named Rev. Nina Churchman. http://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2009/jun/09062411.html . . .

Tranquility or terrorism?
Judie Brown
July 2, 2009

Having just returned from a 16-day tour of national parks in the western states, from Glacier http://www.nps.gov/glac to Zion, http://www.nps.gov/zion I was . . .

Boston's hour of accountability draws near
Judie Brown
June 16, 2009

The furor over the July 1 deadline facing Sean Cardinal O'Malley, http://www.bostoncatholic.org of the Archdiocese of Boston, has been newsworthy for many weeks . . .

Media madness: men and abortion
Judie Brown
June 11, 2009

The planet is a strange place these days where hyped political rhetoric continues to grow ever more bizarre. Take, for example, the recent comments by Adam . . .

Rants, raves, and radicals: the pill kills women!
Judie Brown
June 9, 2009

At the completion of another successful PILL KILLS http://www.thepillkills.com/ series of events we were somewhat shocked and surprised to see how many pro . . .

The culture of death has no winners
Judie Brown
June 1, 2009

Upon learning of the tragic murder of abortionist George Tiller, http://www.prch.org/programs-george-r-tiller-md about whom I have written on numerous occasions . . .

Development, peace, and corruption in Canada -- a Catholic saga
Judie Brown
May 28, 2009

LifeSiteNews http://www.lifesitenews.com/ has been a mainstay of accurate reporting on breaking stories not only on the North American continent but around the . . .

Pandora's Box has nothing on Caritas Christi
Judie Brown
May 27, 2009

PANDORA'S BOX: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pandora%27s%20Box Etymology: from the box, sent by the gods to Pandora, which she was forbidden to . . .

University of Wisconsin Hospital's macabre moniker
Judie Brown
May 22, 2009

Over the years there have been a number of universities in the United States that have distinguished themselves either because of something unique that places . . .

Life of the mother or lies of Big Brother
Judie Brown
May 20, 2009

The claims of our opponents always tend to mystify me because when put under the microscope of logic, they usually look very much like a fairy tale. Take for . . .

Notre Dame: Catholicism's crucible
Judie Brown
May 13, 2009

Crucible: a place or situation in which concentrated forces interact to cause or influence change or development http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary . . .

Lighting the way despite the wayward
Judie Brown
May 6, 2009

Those faithful Catholics who are exposing the debacle at the University of Notre Dame are to be commended, and we are grateful for their courage, even in the . . .

Error-riddled rhetoric from both sides on Plan B
Judie Brown
April 28, 2009

A recent article by Detroit Free Press reporter Megha Satyanarayana http://www.freep.com/article/20090423/NEWS06/904230435/struck aroused in me a fundamental . . .

Take a baby step and save a life
Judie Brown
April 24, 2009

The unbelievable results of the Baby Steps DVD, http://www.babystepsdvd.com/ produced by American Life League, continue to inspire, motivate and touch the . . .

Napolitano nastiness
Judie Brown
April 20, 2009

Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano wasted little time in going after President Obama's most beloved opponents, pro-life Americans. http://www.lifesitenews . . .

The pluripotency pickle: the story of a lie
Judie Brown
April 16, 2009

Pickle — a difficult situation; a sour solution Several years ago, in one her most important scientific papers, Professor Dianne Irving discussed the . . .

The Notre Dame end game -- human respect
Judie Brown
April 14, 2009

So much has been written on the intransigence of Father John Jenkins, president of Notre Dame, in view of the mounting pressure on him to disinvite the . . .

Pope-mania or condom-mania -- pick one
Judie Brown
April 10, 2009

Royce Dunn is and has always been an inspiration to me. For those of you not already aware of this, Royce was the creator of the Life Chain concept, and over . . .

Bizarre bilge from the culture of death
Judie Brown
April 7, 2009

Bizarre bilge is news and comments that would be unthinkable in a truly civil society. Once you read the following collection of "news" items you will get a . . .

Notre Dame score card: Americanism vs. Catholicism
Judie Brown
April 3, 2009

It's really interesting to witness the ongoing struggle between orthodoxy and malevolence surrounding the University of Notre Dame's invitation to President . . .

Notre Dame: zealots vs. zombies
Judie Brown
March 30, 2009

Depending on which account of the events surrounding the tragic invitation extended to President Barack Obama by the University of Notre Dame, one gets the . . .

Judging without justice
Judie Brown
March 26, 2009

Those Americans who have a true grasp of what justice meant to our founding fathers must be a bit perplexed by the actions of Eastern District Court of New York . . .

Brazil's bishops beleaguered but blessed
Judie Brown
March 23, 2009

The past few days have given all of us a bird's eye view of what it means to be a Catholic bishop who comprehends the meaning of the word sin and is not afraid . . .

Conspiracy to commit compassion
Judie Brown
March 20, 2009

Though not widely publicized, the case of 35-year-old Air Force Captain Michael Fontana http://www.woai.com/news/local/story/Wilford-Hall-nurse-implicated-in-3 . . .

Action now! Stop Obama's contentious conscience charade
Judie Brown
March 16, 2009

In an earlier commentary http://www.all.org/newsroom_judieblog.php?id=2510 "OBAMA CHRONICLES V: CONTRARY TO CONSCIENCE," I evaluated the planned changes . . .

Holocaust then and now
Judie Brown
March 13, 2009

We have frequently argued that one of the main reasons why we want to redefine the "pro-life" movement as the pro-human personhood movement is that it is a . . .

Catholic cacophony
Judie Brown
March 10, 2009

ca•coph•o•ny: dissonance, lack of agreement There's been such a hodgepodge of things Catholic in the news this past week, that it could become mind . . .

Matt Bowman's acute observations
Judie Brown
March 6, 2009

Occasionally I read something by one of my fellow pro-lifers that is so clever, insightful and wise that I feel compelled to share it with those who have become . . .

Obama Chronicles V: Contrary to conscience
Judie Brown
March 3, 2009

It has been a very interesting few days. Analyzing the latest presidential escapades is not always as straightforward as one might wish, but one thing has . . .

Death by induction
Judie Brown
February 24, 2009

Recently a friend advised me that St. Joseph's Catholic Hospital in London, Ontario, Canada, was providing something called "early induction of labor" for . . .

Absolutes vs. acrobats -- Catholic-style
Judie Brown
February 20, 2009

When your head is swimming from all the commentary ebbing and flowing from Wednesday's Pelosi encounter with the Holy Father, the essence of what actually . . .

Pelosi will meet her nemesis: Pope Benedict XVI
Judie Brown
February 18, 2009

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi http://www.house.gov/pelosi/ is about to pull off, at least according to some, a real coup by being given the opportunity to have a . . .

Picture this
Judie Brown
February 12, 2009

In California, http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=88097 State Senator Sam Aanestad is investigating a "pilot project" involving the . . .

Obama chronicles: acrid atmosphere
Judie Brown
February 9, 2009

While it really isn't surprising that President Obama would be working his way toward some sort of politically motivated abortion program, it is quite . . .

Eight mistakes or eight babies? It depends on whom you ask!
Judie Brown
February 4, 2009

The various statements swirling around Nadya Suleman's newborn octuplets, who were all born apparently healthy, are remarkable and at the same time . . .

Time, talent, and intolerance
Judie Brown
January 30, 2009

The past few days have seen a spate of news reports indicating that the American people are in dire straits these days and that pro-life Americans absolutely . . .

Bishop Robert J. Hermann
Judie Brown
January 26, 2009

Bishop Robert J. Hermann, archdiocesan administrator for the Archdiocese of St. Louis, has edified us on many occasions, but his most recent commentary is so . . .

Regulating evil + permitting evil = confusion
Judie Brown
January 22, 2009

The 36th memorial of the infamous Supreme Court decisions, Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, http://www.all.org/article.php?id=10121 is upon us as I write this. . . .

Obama, change, and hope ... in the cross of Christ
Judie Brown
January 20, 2009

Many of us who have followed the media, as they have gushed over our new president ever since he announced his candidacy, realize that there is a great deal . . .

The grammar of right thinking
Judie Brown
January 11, 2009

Not a day passes when one headline or another grabs my attention and rivets me to a search engine on my computer, sort of like a mad dog! But I learned that one . . .

Murder most foul
Judie Brown
January 7, 2009

Danny Platt of New Orleans, Louisiana is among the most incredibly sadistic alleged murderers I have ever read about in my entire 64 years of life. http://www . . .

Merck mired in mayhem
Judie Brown
January 3, 2009

It was shocking when I saw it; I knew it couldn't possibly be true, and I prayed it was a New Year's Eve joke! But indeed, it was factually correct and my heart . . .

Gallup says America is losing faith
Judie Brown
December 30, 2008

Perhaps it is not unusual, shortly before a new year arrives, to see a plethora of headlines telling us what is best and worst about many facets of daily life. . . .

Catholic Health Association digs a deeper hole
Judie Brown
December 23, 2008

Last Thursday, I wrote a commentary http://www.all.org/newsroom_judieblog.php?id=2431 on the Catholic Health Association's http://www.chausa.org/ public praise . . .

Sound Choice is all about good news
Judie Brown
December 20, 2008

The invitation extended to all pro-life organizations and individuals by Father Tom Euteneuer (http://www.hli.org/sl_2008-12-19.html) should be a welcome call . . .

Will Obama be Planned Parenthood's Santa Claus?
Judie Brown
December 17, 2008

Recently, a document began circulating around the nation's capital, and it fell into our hands as well. It is cleverly titled Advancing Reproductive Rights and . . .

New Vatican instruction on bioethics: 'Dignitas Personae'
Judie Brown
December 15, 2008

American Life League is grateful to the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith for today's release of its new document, Instruction Dignitas . . .

Father Joseph Illo: "God requires this of me"
Judie Brown
December 10, 2008

I have been awestruck by the heroic Catholic priests who have asserted Catholic teaching without apology, particularly on the subject of Obama and those . . .

Pay-grade sophisms
Judie Brown
December 8, 2008

Recently, during a visit to Boise, I had the honor of speaking at a Christmas banquet hosted by Idaho Chooses Life. http://idahochooseslife.org/ My theme was  . . .

Texas takes friendship to a new level
Judie Brown
December 5, 2008

The Texas state motto is friendship, http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Texas/Motto.html a single word that is loaded with immense meaning in view of recent news . . .

God is pro-choice according to nun
Judie Brown
December 2, 2008

I couldn't believe the e-mail that I recently received from a pro-life friend living in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee http://www.archmil.org/, Wisconsin. She . . .

Obamaism, Catholicism, and Thanksgiving
Judie Brown
November 26, 2008

When I first read the response of the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts to Cardinal Sean O'Malley's post-election comments about President-elect Obama, . . .

Catholicism vs. 'Obamaism'
Judie Brown
November 22, 2008

When the Catholic University of America's Tower reported that during a recent address at the university, His Eminence James Francis Cardinal Stafford criticized . . .

The final confrontation: Who will see it? Who will care?
Judie Brown
November 19, 2008

In 1976, Cardinal Karol Wojtyla, who became Pope John Paul II in 1978, said http://www.johnmallon.net/Site/The_Partys_Over.html "We are now standing in the . . .

Reproduction . . . and we don't mean chickens
Judie Brown
November 14, 2008

I have always been fascinated by the manner in which our opponents couch their arguments. This is particularly true in the "field" of reproductive health, which . . .

Protect Christ from sacrilege? Forget about it!
Judie Brown
November 10, 2008

It seems that the annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops will not be addressing the enforcement of Canon 915, let alone the failure that . . .

Mayhem, madness, and meanness
Judie Brown
November 6, 2008

As Americans devoted to defending the innocent continue to reel from the election results, there are a few things that bear consideration as we move forward. . . .

The evil gardener or the bioethics guru?
Judie Brown
November 3, 2008

Bioedge is giving all of us something to think about that, frankly, has nothing to do with elections, politics or voting. Aside from being alarming for those of . . .

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