“Why Would Someone Want to Do That?”

I was a bit nervous for outreach outside the White House–not because the temperature was nearing 100 degrees, but because we would be set up in an area heavy with tourists. In my past experience, tourists tended to be angrier … More

Anger and Intuition

“Why is it not okay to display these images, if the action is okay?” I repeated myself for a second time. The woman, who identified as pagan, stumbled to find an answer. She had been yelling at my fellow intern, … More

The Scars in our Culture

“I’m pro-choice, but these signs are disgusting!” an outspoken girl yelled from among a quiet group. “Why are they gross? If this were any typical medical procedure, would you find the images as appalling?” I replied. “I’m not sure,” she admitted, … More

Is Murder a Form of Protection?

The atmosphere of the Ohio Statehouse hearing room was tense, to say the least. I was anxious to hear what the opponents of Senate Bill 145, the Dismemberment Abortion Ban, could possibly have to say in justification of child-dismemberment. Of … More

“I can’t believe this; I won’t support it.”

A windy day of outreach in Detroit, Michigan had me holding on to my sign. One side displayed a preborn baby and the other side showed a 15-week-aborted baby. I saw a young man cruising down the sidewalk on a … More