Recent trends in movie and television viewership reveal that Americans are drawn to the Bible. It began with the History Channel's The Bible, the most watched television cable TV show of 2013, which paved the way for three biblical movies set to be released in theaters this year.
The Guttmacher Institute, formerly part of Planned Parenthood, issued a news release on February 3 showing that the abortion rate in the United States has dropped to its lowest level since 1973, the year when the Supreme Court handed down its Roe v. Wade decision.
Marlise Muñoz — a pregnant woman who had been described as “brain dead” — died soon after being removed from life support machines at a Fort Worth hospital on the morning of January 26. Mrs. Muñoz was hospitalized after collapsing at her home on November 26, apparently from a pulmonary embolism.
The New American recently interviewed Robert "Robby" Baehr at the headquarters of Movieguide and the Christian Film & Television Commission in Camarillo, California.
Braving temperatures with wind chills in the single digits, dedicated pro-lifers from all over the United States gathered in our nation’s capital on January 22 to participate in the 41st annual March for Life.
Harvey Weinstein, the co-owner of the Hollywood movie studio The Weinstein Company, said last Wednesday that he was going to produce a movie that would so damage the National Rifle Association (NRA) that “they’re going to wish they weren't alive after I’m done with them.”
The number of Christians murdered for their faith almost doubled in 2013 over the previous year, according to an annual survey by Open Doors, a non-denominational ministry that monitors the persecution of believers and supports persecuted Christians worldwide. Hardline Islamist regimes and Islamic terrorists — many funded by the Obama administration and other Western governments — were behind most of the slaughter. However, for the 12th year in a row, the barbaric communist autocracy lording over North Korea was ranked as the number one persecutor of Christians in the world.
During his yearly address to diplomats (known as the “State of the World” address), Pope Francis described abortion as “horrific.”
As those in the pro-life movement gear up to observe the 41st anniversary of the Roe v Wade decision on January 22 with peaceful events such as the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., a spirit of optimism prevails among those laboring to restore legal protections for the unborn.