A Pro-Life Apologia

By Charlie Johnston I have engaged in discussion the last few days with some pro-abortion folks on Twitter. It has been simultaneously frustrating, enlightening and a little heartening. Some friends say it won’t be long before Twitter bans me for some bit of fact they don’t like. We’ll see. The winds of change are blowing […]

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There’s No Place Like Home

By Charlie Johnston In the story of the Wizard of Oz the Scarecrow desperately wants a brain. When he finally meets the old huckster, the Wizard tells him sadly that he can’t give him a brain. Perking up, the Wizard says he can, however, give him a diploma. Folks, this was only a movie. It […]

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Back to the Future

By Charlie Johnston Fr. Babyface sent me copies of two letters I had sent him 22 years ago that were striking (Fr. B peruses the archives from time to time – kind of his hobby). Even editing out the prophetic elements, they are very striking now. So…here you go. The first was written on August […]

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The Division That Brings Peace

By Charlie Johnston “Do not think that I have come to bring peace on earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword.” -Matthew 10:34   When goals are similar, people and representatives can argue vociferously on implementation and make noble compromises. When foundational goals are contradictory and incompatible, compromise is not feasible: […]

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America’s Macbeth Moment

By Charlie Johnston Every person craves transcendent meaning in their life. For those whose hope is in God, that meaning is found in their hope of eternal life with their Creator. The means by which they seek to attain that goal is to love and serve God, primarily through loving and serving those around them. […]

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A Coalition of the Willing

By Charlie Johnston With all of the dust and smoke being stirred up by Texas Right to Life’s (TRTL) involvement in getting the state’s heartbeat bill passed and then helping enforce it, I have never been prouder of my affiliation with this magnificent group; the biggest, best and most effective pro-life group in the world! […]

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The Ice Age of the Republic

By Charlie Johnston I see a lot of stories these days that say various policies pushed from on high will have a “chilling” effect on freedom or public discourse. Seriously?! I suppose you can have a chillier wind blow even when it is already 20 below zero, but most rational folks do not use that […]

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A Mighty Wind Gathers Force

By Charlie Johnston As I promised earlier in the week, we have announced our line-up of speakers at the CORAC Conference to be held in the Black Hills from June 25-27. On the dais will be: David Daleiden: Founder of the Center for Medical Progress – and the single most driven, successful pro-life activist of […]

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