Resources

Testimonies

A Matter of Conscience
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Author:
Anne Packer with Paul Knowles

Publication: Interim Publishing, Toronto, Ontario, 1988

Summary: The story of David Packer's refusal to guard the Mergenthaler "clinic".


Faithful for Life: The Autobiography of Father Paul Marx, OSB
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Author: Father Paul Marx, OSB
Publication: Human Life International, Front Royal, VA, 1997


Summary: "Fr. Marx autobiography documents his amazing life as the "Apostle of Life." Learn how he got involved in the pro-life movement, how he has fought the anti-life agenda worldwide, how he founded Human Life International, and what he foresees in the future. An incredible journey, rich in insights, inspiration, humor, catholic nostalgia and fascinating details."

Forgiven of Murder: A True Story
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(4 copies)

Author
: Denise Mountenay
Publication: C. Reality Publishers, Edmonton, AB, Canada, 1999


Summary: "This is a candid, eye-witness thrilling account of how the pressures of family, doctors and friends led the author to make the biggest mistakes of her life. At the age of 30 she turns her life around through a spiritual awakening. With the help of God she quits drinking, drugs and smoking to fulfill her Destiny to be a voice for the voiceless."

Gianna, Aborted… and Lived to Tell About It
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Author: Jessica Shaver and Gianna Jessen
Publication: Focus on the Family Publishing, Colorado Springs, CO, 1995

Summary: "Gianna is the incredible true story of one girl's remarkable journey from abortion survivor to steadfast defender and lover of life. This book isn't about issues – it's about a young woman's determination to make the most of her God-given opportunities, Gianna Jessen wants to spread a message of love, forgiveness, and hope. And she is."

Nowhere but Up: The Story of Justin Bieber's Mom
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Author: Pattie Mallette (with A.J. Gregory)
Publication: Revell (Baker Publishing Group), Grand Rapids, MI, 2012


Summary: "In Nowhere but Up, Pattie Mallette shares for the first time in detail about the pain and abandonment she experienced as a child, the sexual abuse she suffered for years, the severe depression she wrestled with as a teen, the deep struggles she faced as a single mom, and the faith she's learned to cling to through dark times. With raw honesty, she spills the truth about a lifetime of moments that were punctuated by pain yet permeated with grace – and the journey that's brought her to where she is today. Her story will inspire you to believe that everything broken can be made whole again, that there are no lost causes, and that even in the darkest of places, there is hope."



UnPlanned: The dramatic true story of former Planned Parenthood leader's eye-opening journey across the life line
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Author: Abby Johnson (with Cindy Lambert)
Publication: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, CO), 2010


Summary: "Abby Johnson quit her job in October 2009. That simple act became a national news story because Abby was director of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Texas who, not long after assisting in an actual abortion procedure for the first time, crossed the line to join the Coalition for Life. What happened in that clinic to cause this Planned Parenthood leader and Employee of the Year to take such drastic action? And how did Planned Parenthood react to her abrupt departure? Join Abby as she reveals her full story for the first time in Unplanned: a heart-stopping personal drama of life-and-death encounters, a courtroom battle, and spiritual transformation. Abby's unique vantage point from both sides of the abortion clinic property line shines light and compassion into the political controversy that surrounds this issue. For anyone who cares about the life-versus-rights debate and helping women who face crisis pregnancies, Unplanned is a must-read."





Euthanasia & Assisted Suicide

Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: The Current Debate
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Author: Edited by Ian Gentles
Publication: Stoddart Publishing, Toronto, Canada, 1995

Summary: "Recent incidents – the Sue Rodriguez, and Robert and Tracy Latimer cases – have divided Canadians on the question of whether to legalize euthanasia. One thing is certain: the issue is not going to go away. Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: The Current Debate is a timely overview of the problem, written by major Canadian contributors, including Ian Hunter, Ian Gentles, Dr. John Scott, and Robert Nadeau.


Palliative Care Not Euthanasia
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Submitted by: Jean Echlin, RN, MSN and Joanne St. Pierre, RN, GHS
Saskatoon Pro-Life Association, October 2010




Students

Courageous: Students Abolishing Abortion in this Lifetime
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Author: Kristan Hawkins (with forward by Jason Jones)
Publication: Students for Life of American, 2012


Summary: "Every day in America, pro-life students are ending abortion. The young people of this generation have survived abortion and have dedicated their lives to ending the greatest human rights tragedy our world have ever known. Yet, their stories, which are real and messy, won't make the news headlines. However, they must be told. It will be their stories that inspire and encourage others to join with us to abolish abortion."

Pro-Life 101: A User Friendly Guide to Making Your Case on Campus
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Author: Scott Klusendorf
Publication: Stand to Reason Press, San Pedro, CA, 1999


Summary: "This book is making a persuasive case for the pro-life position in the public square. It includes a complete presentation (chapter two) you can master and use the next time you speak on abortion. Whether you are an experienced communicator or a first-time presenter, you can persuade others. But you must first clarify what's at stake."

Students for Life: Answering the Call, Making the Case, Saving Lives
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Author: John Ensor and Scott Klusendorf (with forward by Kristan Hawkins)
Publication: Hendrickson Publishers, Peabody, Massachusetts, 2012

Summary: "Students for Life is a comprehensive guide to the critical issues that are at the heart of the pro-life movement. It will help you stand up for the sacredness of human life and reach out with compassion and grace to those who are on the difficult road of unplanned pregnancy. With scientific wisdom, practical application, theological foundation, and compassionate understand, this powerful little book is a call for students everywhere."




Womens' Health

Breast Cancer: Its Link to Abortion and the Birth Control Pill
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Author: Chris Kahlenborn, MD
Publication: One More Soul, Dayton, OH, 2000


Summary: "Based on six years of study and a meticulous analysis of hundreds of scientific papers and other sources, Dr. Chris Kahlenborn documents the effect that abortion and hormonal contraception have on breast cancer, as well as uterine, cervical, liver, and other cancers, and even the transmission of AIDS! Hormonal contraceptive use before first full term pregnancy is found to increase risk of breast cancer by at least 40%. The book gives special attention to black women, to various populations of the world, and to effective steps for prevention. This is a very timely and powerful work."

Women's Health after Abortion: The Medical and Psychological Evidence, Second Edition
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Author: Elizabeth Ring-Cassidy and Ian Gentles
Publication: The deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2002


Summary: "This book is based on over five hundred articles that have appeared in medical and other journals, chiefly during the past twenty years… The authors are convinced that the increased risks associated with induced abortion are serious enough to merit dissemination beyond the pages of professional journals." –Issues in Law and Medicine, Volume 18, Number 2, 2002

Women's Health after Abortion: Your Right to know the Risks
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Author: Ian Gentles
Publication: The Ad Hoc Committee in Defense of Life, New York, NY, 2004

Summary: "This booklet is based on the information found in the book Women's Health After Abortion: The Medical and Psychological Evidence, co-authored by Ian Gentles and Elizabeth Ring Cassidy. Women's Health After Abortion is an indispensable resource: comprehensive, authoritative and up-to date, it provides encyclopedic coverage of all aspects of the medical and psychological impact of abortion on women. First published in 2002, it sold out in just over a year. The revised second edition, featuring a 2004 study "demonstrating an increased breast cancer risk in women who abort a first pregnancy under age 20" is now available."




Education

A Refuge for the Unborn: The Case Against Abortion on Prince Edward Island
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Author: Jackson Doughart
Copyright: 2012, Jackson Doughart


Summary: "In A Refuge for the Unborn, Jackson Doughart argues against changes to P.E.I's abortion policy, including the opening of an abortion facility at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown. By approaching the issue from ethical, legal, religious, and political perspectives, he provides a comprehensive argument about the practice of abortion on Prince Edward Island. Whether pro-life, pro-choice, or undecided, you will want to consider the discussion within these pages."

A Time to Choose Life: Women, Abortion, and Human Rights
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Author: Edited by Ian Gentles
Publication: Stoddary Publishing Co. Limited, Toronto, Canada, 1990


Summary: Essays on women, abortion and human rights. "Eminent scholars and doctors George Grant, Samuel and Janet Ajzenstat, Heather Morris, Ian Hunter, Ian Gentles, Denyse O'Leary and others review the ideological issues and examine the medical implications and consequences of abortion. They also critique the legal decisions that made Canada unique in placing no restrictions on abortion – at a time when other countries are beginning to pull back from permissive abortion laws."

Aborted Women: Silent No More
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Author: David C. Reardon (forward by Nancyjo Mann)
Publication: Crossway Books (a division of Good News Publishers), Westchester, Illinois 1987


Summary: "A wealth of data on the physical and emotional aftereffects of abortion helps to make this a classic reference that belongs on every pro-life bookshelf."

Aborting America
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Author: Bernard N. Nathanson, M D., with Richard N. Ostling
Publication: Life Cycle Books, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1979


Summary: "From prominent abortionist to pro-life advocate, 'Aborting America' is the story of the most dramatic moral turnaround by any individual in the history of abortion. The author, Dr. Bernard N. Nathanson, was a co-founder of the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws, and director of the largest abortion clinic in the world. In his book he tells of a startling discovery which convinced him that, as head of an abortion clinic, he had "presided over 60, 000 deaths" and that "the abortion ethic is an invitation to irresponsibility. Aborting America takes the reader inside the pro abortion movement and tis political maneuverings, presenting a detailed account of the machinery of the massive abortion industry."

As I See It
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Author: Michael Coren
Publication: Freedom Press, St. Catharines, Ontario, 2009


Blood Money: Getting Rich Off a Woman's Right to Choose
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Author: Carol Everett, with Jack Shaw
Publication: Multnomah Press Book (Questar Publishers, Inc.) Sisters, Oregon, 1992

Summary: "Former abortion clinic director and owner Carol Everett draws back the curtain of secrecy in Blood Money, revealing facts about a sordid industry that preys on women in crisis pregnancies. After six years, Carol left the abortion industry in 1983 – because of a new, life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ."

Breast Cancer:  Risks and Prevention, 4th edition (Educational Booklet)
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Author: Angela Lanfranchi and Joel Brind, 
Publication: The Breast Cancer Prevention Coalition, Plougkeepsie, NY, 2005, 2007

Summary: This booklet is written to help women understand what their risk factors are for the development of breast cancer and how they can reduce their risk.


Healing the Culture: A Common-sense Philosophy of Happiness, Freedom and the Life Issues
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Author: Robert J. Spitzer, S. J., Ph. D., with Robin A. Bernhoft, M. D., and Camille E. De Blasi, M.A.
Publication: Ignatius Press, San Francisco, 2000

Summary: "Healing the Culture presents the most comprehensive philosophy of the pro-life movement in print today. This book changes the discussion on abortion and euthanasia by linking these issues with the philosophical underpinnings of our culture and the principles and values through which we live. More than an explanation of life issues, this book presents a course in philosophy and a guide to enhanced meaning and purpose in life."

Protecting People From Euthanasia & Assisted Suicide (Educational Pamphlet)
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Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, London, Ontario

Sex, Lies, and the Truth: Do you have all the facts? Read this before you decide
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Author: Focus on the Family
Publication: Living Books (Tyndale House Publishers), 1994

Summary: "Are you getting the whole story… about sex? About pregnancy? About condoms and STDs and AIDS? About love? So maybe you've heard it all. That's possible, but there's always the chance that you haven't. And if you haven't, then some of the things you don't know could hurt you… for a very long time. They may even kill you! Take a few minutes and look at the facts—then make up your own mind."

The Abortion Papers: Inside the Abortion Mentality
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Author: Bernard N. Nathanson, M.D.
Publication: Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc., New York, New York, 1983


The Death Peddlers: War on the Unborn
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Author: Paul Marx, O.S.B., Ph. D.
Publication: St. John's University Press, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1971


Summary: "Think of the billion-dollar-a-year abortion industry as an enormous garbage can – and inside that garbage can are hundreds of dirty little secrets the abortionists don't want you to know. Fr. Marx's eye-popping book is loaded with inside, confidential information from the abortion industry."

The Ethics and Science of Stem Cells
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Author: Paul Szabo, M.P., 2002

The Veil is Torn: A.D. 30 to 70 from Pentecost to the Fall of Jerusalem. (From The Christians: Their First Two Thousand years, volume 1)
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Editor: Ted Byfield
Publication: Christian History Project, 2003


Summary: "The Christians is the history of Christianity, told chronologically, epoch by epoch, century by century, beginning at Pentecost and concluding with Christians as we find ourselves in the twenty-first century. It will consist of approximately fifteen volumes, produced over a five-year period at the beginning of the third Christian millennium. It is written and edited by Christians for Christians of all denominations. Its purpose is to tell the story of the Christian family, so that we may be knowledgeable of our origins, may well know and wisely profit from the experiences of our past both good and bad, and may find strength and inspiration to face the challenges of our era from the magnificent examples set for us by those who went before."

Tough Crowd: My Adventures as a Chastity Educator
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Author: Shawna Sparrow
Publication: Creation House, Lake Mary, Florida, 2012


Summary: "Shawna has spent the last 16 years teaching teenagers about chastity – saving sex for marriage. In her book, Tough Crowd: My Adventures as a Chastity Educator, she shares her experiences in the classroom as well as her insights into social issues related to sexuality. Covering topics such as the media, technology and comprehensive sex education, Shawna examines how our culture shapes the sexual behaviour and morals of our youth. Her countless interactions with students reveal that chastity is indeed possible in our modern world. This book is a must read for parents, educators, youth pastors and anyone with a heart for young people. Find out how chastity education can change the world."



Who Broke the Baby: A Brilliant Disclosure of What the Abortion Slogans Really Mean
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(2 copies)

Author
: Jean Staker Garton
Publication: Bethany House Publishers, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1979


Summary: "Jean Garton masterfully probes the true meanings behind the smokescreen of words which cloud the real issue. Slogan by slogan she supplies the reasoning for the people who have known all along that abortion is wrong but haven`t known how to say so."

Why Can't We Love Them Both: Questions and Answers about Abortion
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Author: Dr. John C. Willke, MD, and Mrs. Barbara H. Willke, RN
Publication: Hayes Publishing Company, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, 1997


Summary: "Dr. and Mrs. Willke are internationally renowned experts in the field of human sexuality and abortion. As authors, their ten books have been translated into 28 languages and are considered essential for providing factual, medical information around the world. They have lecture in over 65 countries and in almost every major city in the United States. Together they have proved to be the greatest single resource of educational information on abortion and related issues in the world."

Why Pro-Life?: Caring for the Unborn and Their Mothers
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(2 copies)

Author
: Randy Alcorn
Publication: Hendrickson Publishers, Peabody, Massachusetts, 2004

Summary: Infused with grace and compassion, and grounded in medical science and psychological studies, Randy Alcorn presents a solid case for defending both unborn children and their mothers.


Yes, I'm a Radical
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Author: Father Ted Colleton, C. S. Sp.
Publication: Interim Publishing, Toronto, Ont., 1987

Summary: "Father Ted, and other non-violent pro-lifers have been accused of being radical in their tactics to defend the unborn. Here, in his book, which contains a selection of columns which were printed in The Interim plus added new material, Father Ted Colleton answers those chargers and proclaims: "Yes, I'm a radical." –Jim Hughes, Presidents Campaign Life (Canada)

You're Teaching My Child What? A Physician Exposes the Lies of Sex Education and How They Harm Your Child
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Author: Miriam Grossman, M.D.
Publication: Regnery Publishing, Inc. Washington, DC, 2009


Summary: "If you think sex education is still about the birds and the bees, you're wrong. And it's not about science either. If you're a parent with children in the public school system, you need to know what's really going on. In You're Teaching My Child What Dr. Miriam Grossman rips back the curtain on sex education today, exposing a sordid truth. Instead of teaching our children the facts of life, sex educators are lying to them, ignoring medical fact in favor of politicized, and dangerous, propaganda that could ruin your child's life forever."



How to Help

52 Simple Things You Can Do To Be Pro-Life
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(3 copies)

Author: Anne Pierson and Carol Risser
Publication: Bethany House Publishers, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1990


Summary: "For anyone who wants to be involved in some aspect of the pro-life movement."

Answering the Call: Saving Innocent Lives, One Women at a time
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Author: John Ensor
Publication: Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, CO, 2003

Summary: Answering the Call is designed to help Christians take the initiative and reach out with compassion and sensitivity to those who find themselves on the difficult road of unplanned pregnancy.


Making Abortion Rare: A Healing Strategy for a Divided Nation
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Author: David C. Reardon, Ph. D
Publication: Acorn Books, Springfield, Illinois, 1996


Summary: "This book builds on the previous works of Dr. Reardon, which demonstrate that abortion is inherently injurious to the physical, psychological, social, familial, and spiritual health of women. With a clear, logical, and humane voice, Dr. Reardon provides readers with a practical strategy for making abortion not simple illegal, but unthinkable."

Reforming Our Movement, Reforming Our Culture: How Canadian Pro-Lifers Can Make Abortion Unthinkable in the 21st Century
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(4 copies: one 1st edition, three 2nd edition)

Author: The Canadian Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform
Copyright: 2007-2008, CCBR




Social Justice

A Voice Unheard: The Latimer Case and People with Disabilities
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Author: Ruth Enns
Publication: Fernwood Publishing, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1999


Summary: "A Voice Unheard shows the positive options for Canadians with disabilities. It features parents, able-bodied and disabled, who see potential where others see only dark despair. It shows how the majority of people with disabilities know that death was not Tracy Latimer's only option. Their voices are valid in the debate about Robert Latimer and disability and must be heard."

Borowski: A Canadian Paradox
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(2 copies)

Author: Lianne Laurence
Publication: The Interim Publishing Comapny, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2004


Summary: "This book tells an extraordinary story: how a former hard-rock-miner embarked on a crusade to force the Canadian Courts to acknowledge that the child in the womb is a human being. He won, but he lost: he proved his point, but the courts still do not acknowledge that truth of the matter." -Dr. David Dooley, Professor Emeritus, St. Michael's College, University of Toronto.

Dehumanizing the Vulnerable: When World Games Take Lives
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Author: William Brennan
Publication: Loyola University Press, Chicago, Illinois, 1995


Summary: "Shockingly relevant today, this hard-hitting study shows how dehumanizing language was and is being used to justify violent acts against vulnerable peoples--past and present--including the unborn, the elderly, women, Jews, and victims of Soviet tyranny. Dr. Brennan's argument focuses on the plight of todays unwanted, before and after birth and in the later stages of life."




Stories

Arms of Love
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Author: Carmen Marcoux
Publication: One Way Publishing House, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 2002


Summary: "Courtship? Chastity? If these sound like old-fashioned ideas to you – it's time for a fresh, new perspective..."

Behind Bella: The amazing stories of bella and the lives it's changed
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Author: Tim Drake
Publication: Ignatius Press, San Francisco, 2008


Summary: "Can a movie really change your life? This unforgettable story reveals how one of the most horned films of the year changed and even saved the lives of countless people. A motion picture masterpiece, Bella was the number one top rated movie of 2007 and won the highly coveted People's Choice Award at the Toronto Film Festival, Best picture and Best Actor at the 2008 Movie Guide Awards and the prestigious Legacy Award from the Smithsonian Institution. Learn how first-time filmmakers made a little movie that had a huge impact all around the world. Behind Bella is a powerful and moving story that will lift your spirits and capture your heart…"

October Baby
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Author: Eric Wilson and Theresa Preston
Publication: B&H Publishing Group, Nashville, Tennessee, 2012

Summary: After her parents reveal she was adopted—following a failed abortion attempt—Hannah embarks on an incredible journey with Jason, her oldest friend. As Hannah searches to learn about her hidden past and find hope for her unknown future, she discovers that every life is beautiful.




Miscellaneous

Encyclical Letter of Paul VI: Of Human Life, Humanae Vitae
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Issued: July 25th, 1968
Publication: St. Paul Books and Media, Boston, MA


Encyclical Letter: The Gospel of Life, Evangelium Vitae, John Paul II
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Publication: Pauline Books and Media, Boston, MA

The Man who Created Narnia: The Life of CS Lewis
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Author: Michael Coren
Publication: Fitzhenry and Whiteside, Markham, Ontario, Canada, 2004


Summary: "The Man Who Created Narnia is the engaging life story of CS Lewis, the incredible man who gave us Chronicles of Narnia and The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Fans of the Narnia series will delight in learning how these books came into being (and will be surprised to learn how JRR Tolkien almost stopped publication of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by telling Lewis the book was no good!). This fascinating biography details Lewis's childhood, aspects of his spiritual awakening, his late-life marriage to Joy Davidman and, of course, the creation of the internationally acclaimed Chronicles of Narnia."



The Thrill of the Chaste: Finding Fulfillment While Keeping Your Clothes On
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Author: Dawn Eden
Publication: Thomas Nelson, Inc., Nashville, Tennessee, 2006


Summary: "Author Dawn Eden, a Jewish-born rock journalist turned salty Christian blog queen – using her own experience in the New York City singles jungle – shows women how they too can go from insecurity to purity, and from forlorn to reborn. With Candor and grace, she tells women who have been around the block how to find their way home."



CDs

Marriage and the Eucharist
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Christopher West
The Mary Foundation, Fairview park, OH, 2003


Summary: "One of the most popular Catholic recordings of all time. Find out how two critical realities of Christian life are related when the world's top expert on the Theology of the Body lights a fuse to what the pope's biographer calls John Paul II's "theological time bomb", all presented with unbridled energy, humor, and searing insight."

Truth Unmasked: Abortion information for today's youth
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(2 copies)

Produced by Life Issues Institute




DVDs

180: 33 minutes that will rock your world
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Ray Comfort
Living Waters Productions, Bellflower, CA, 2011


A Medical Detective Story: What You Felt Before You Were Born
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The deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research, Toronto, ON, 2009

Summary: "A neurologist reveals surprising facts about prenatal development that have only recently come to light. Until the 1980's, it was assumed that the fetus and the newborn child could not sense pain. Now leading research agree: the fetus perceives pain at 20 weeks gestation or earlier; there is anatomical, physiology, and behavioural evidence of fetal pain, the fetus may experience pain more intensely than an adult. Why has a recent review stated that a fetus cannot sense pain until 29 weeks? What are the implications of this review for child-centred paediatric medicine? Dr. Paul Ranalli reveals the science and politics of fetal pain during this deVeber Institute annual public lecture."

ABC link (Abortion Breast Cancer Link)
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Director and Producer: Tim Brown
The Breast Cancer Prevention Institute, 2003


Summary: "Brita Stream, Miss Oregon of the 2002 Miss America Pageant, introduces three young women whose lives were forever changed after they developed breast cancer following their abortions. In this video, you will hear their stories and the convincing scientific evidence presented by two acknowledged world experts on the Abortion Breast Cancer Link: Dr. Joel Brind, PhD, professor of Human Biology and Endocrinology, and Dr. Angela Lanfranchi, MD FACS, Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School."



Abortion Debate: Stephanie Gray vs. Jeffrey Perkins
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(2 copies)

The Miracle Channel


Abortion: The Untold Story
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2020 Media associates, 2010

Summary: The Story of North America's massive cover-up of the risks of the most common outpatient medical procedure.


Amazing Grace
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Directed by: Michael Apted
Bristol Bay Productions, 2007


Summary: "From the makers of Ray and acclaimed director Michael Apted, comes the inspiring story of how one man's passion and perseverance changed the world. Based on the true story of William Wilberforce (Iona Gruffudd), Amazing Grace follows his courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Along the way, Wilberforce meets intense opposition from members of Parliament but his minister, John Newton (Albert Finney), a reformed slave ship captain who penned the beloved hymn "Amazing Grace," urges him to see the cause through. "

Bella
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Directed by: Alejandro Gomez Monteverde
Metanoia Films, 2006


Summary: "An international soccer star (Eduardo Verastegui) is on his way to sign a multimillion dollar contract when a series of events unfold that bring his career to an abrupt end. A beautiful waitress (Tammy Blanchard), struggling to make it in New York City, discovers something about herself that she's unprepared for. In one irreversible moment, their lives are turned upside down… until a simple gesture of kindness brings them both together, turning an ordinary day into an unforgettable experience."

Beyond Regret: Entering into Healing and Wholeness After an Abortion
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Theresa M. Burke, Ph.D
Paraclete Video Productions, 2002


Summary: "Few women and men can walk away from the experience of abortion without some emotional impact. Unresolved feelings of guilt, shame, and grief may not surface until months, often years, after an abortion. In Beyond Regret you will find women and men who have lived with the pain of abortion and have found healing and wholeness. Through their testimonies we hope you can enter into healing from your abortion and find peace."

Blood Money: The Business of Abortion
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Directed by: David K. Kyle
Executive Producer: John Zipp

Summary: Narrated by Dr. Alveda King, Bloodmoney is a documentary film that exposes the Abortion Industry from the Pro Life perspective. This film examines abortion in America, from the inception of Planned Parenthood and the profitability of abortion clinics, the Roe v. Wade, to the denial of when life begins, to the fight to save the lives of innocent babies, and the devastating effects it has had on the women that have had them. 2010.


Bring that child to me: A Personal Story through the Power of a Song
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Lorraine Hartsook
L and L Music, 2006

Changing Sides: How a Pro-Life Presence Changed the Heart of a Planned Parenthood Director
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Red Brick Studio Production
Ignatius Press, 2011

Summary: "This powerful true story reveals Abby Johnson's conversion from Planned Parenthood director to Pro-life Activist and how her clinic was the launching pad of the bold new pro-life effort – 40 Days for Life. Discover what happens when people pray, fast, sacrifice, love their enemies and take a stand on the most controversial issue of our time – abortion. Fences come down, hearts change, and the love of God shines light in the darkest, most unexpected places. And the evil of abortion is exposed and defeated."

Cloning, Stem Cells, and the Value of Life
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(2 copies)

Produced and Directed by: Paul Varnum
Answers in Genesis Production, 2007


Summary: Human stem cells can be used to cure diseases. But are embryonic (baby) stem cells as effective as those from adults? What is the latest research on the topic? What should a Christian believe? In Cloning, Stem Cells, and the Value of Life Mike Riddle addresses the ethical issues surrounding embryonic and adult stem cell research, while deflating the myths and false reports given by the media. The value of human life is inescapable in his hard-hitting conclusion."

Compassionate End of Life Care for Adults with Developmental Disabilities
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The deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research, Toronto ON, and L'arche Toronto, 2009

Summary: "At an evening co-hosted by L'Arche Toronto and the deVeber Institute, three speakers share the challenges and joys of caring for people who are at the end of their lives. Learn about the importance of: presence, holistic approach, advocacy, and honouring the wishes of that dying person."

Conceived in Rape: From Worthless to Priceless, Rebecca Kiessling's Story
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Produced by: Days to remember media, 2008


Summary: "Targeted for abortion, Rebecca has had to defend her own right to exist. As a speaker, attorney, and adoptive mother, Rebecca is an advocate for the sanctity of life. Ultimately, Rebecca's value is found to be priceless in Christ."

Demographic Bomb: demography is destiny (the powerful sequel to the acclaimed documentary: Demographic Winter: Decline of the Human Family)
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Acuity Productions Film
SRB Documentary, 2009


Summary: "Demographic Bomb, demography is destiny (the long awaited part two), uncovers how population control programs, organizations, institutions, governments and the United Nations manipulated and coerced people, evaded political accountability and acted in underhanded ways targeting the poor and violating human rights. But their greatest impact was in the developed world. Demographic Bomb shows what happens when countries comprising 80% of the world's economy have plummeting numbers of workers and innovators, failing consumer spending, and not enough young to support the old."

Demographic Winter: the Decline of the Human Family
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Acuity Productions Film
SRB Documentary, 2008


Summary: "A ground breaking film, Demographic Winter: Decline of the Human Family draws upon voices from all around the world and experts from many different disciplines – demographers, economists, sociologists, psychologists, civic and religious leaders, parliamentarians and diplomats. Together, they reveal in chilling soberness the dangers facing society and the world's economies, dangers far more imminent than global warming and at least as severe."

God Knew Your Name
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Includes: Music Video, Sheet Music in .pdf format, optional lyrics, accompaniment track, key of D, in mp3 format, also includes .mp3 files of all songs on God Knew Your Name CD
Performed by and Words and Music by: James Likens, 2008


Summary: "Every once in a while a song comes along that not only speaks to the heart, it changes the heart. This is one of them. God Knew Your Name has been sung at baptisms, weddings, funerals, and on Sunday mornings. It has been sung by preschoolers, teenagers, and adults. A number of churches give a copy of the music video to families as a gift when children are baptized."

Lines That Divide: The Great Stem Cell Debate
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Boulevard Pictures and The Center for Bioethics and Culture, 2009

Summary: "A much needed tool for equipping concerned citizens with a comprehensive view of the science an ethics shaping the stem-cell debate today. All of us who believe supporting life should see this film and recommend it to others." – Chuck Colson


Live from the Womb, Baby Steps: 16 Stages of Pre-Birth Development
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Directed by: Dwain Currier
Executive Producer: Judie Brown
American Life League, Stafford, VA, 2008


Summary: "Amazing 4-D ultrasound imagery features preborn babies, 8 weeks to 34 weeks old, as they roll, yawn, spin, smile, blink and stretch. This DVD can have a powerful effect when shown to others and can even save lives, especially when sued by crisis pregnancy centres."

National Geographic: In the Womb
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Written, Produced, and Directed by: Toby Macdonald
National Geographic, Pioneer Film and TV Productions, 2005


Summary: "From the moment of conception, every human embryo embarks on an incredible nine-month journey of development. Now, cutting-edge technology makes it possible for National Geographic's Cannel's "IN THE WOMB" to open a window into the hidden world of the fetus and explore each trimester in amazing new detail. Revolutionary 3-D and 4-D ultrasound imagery sheds light on the delicate, dark world of a fetus as never before and follows a rare fetoscope operation, performed in utero with the hope of correcting life-threatening complications before birth."

National Geographic: In the Womb Multiples
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Writer and Director: Lorne Townend
Executive producer: Simon Andreae
National Geographic, Pioneer Productions and Fox Television Studios, 2006


Summary: "Expanding on the critically acclaimed IN THE WOMB, and IN THE WOMB: Animals, National Geographic explores the extraordinary, never-before-seen world of twins, triplets, and quadruplets as they develop in utero. Utilizing ground-breaking technology and amazing 4-D ultrasound images, MULTIPLES allows viewers to watch quadruplets as they develop in the womb and engage in their first interactions with each other. Can multiples hold hands? When one pushes, does the other push back? Does prenatal game-playing carry over into early childhood? Follow the stories of three expectant mothers from the conception to the births of the children, and travel inside the womb to see the tiny fetuses begin to interact with each other."

October Baby
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Directed by: Jon and Andrew Erwin
Gravitas, LLC, 2012


Summary: "As the curtain rises, Hannah steps onto the stage…only to collapse moments later. Countless medical tests all point to one underlying factor: Hannah's difficult birth. The doctor's diagnosis is nothing compared to her parents' revelation: Hannah was adopted – after a failed abortion attempt. Bewildered, angered, and confused, Hannah embarks on an incredible journey with Jason, her oldest friend. As she searches to discover her hidden past and find hope for her unknown future, Hannah realizes life can be so much more than you've planned."

Preview of a Birth
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Human Development Resource Council, 2002


Summary: "Explore the wonders and hidden mysteries of fetal development in this up-to-date, medically accurate "preview" of a birth. This fascinating video chronicles the journey from conception to birth, with an astounding full-color view of life within the womb. This fast-paced and imaginative presentation creates a dynamic learning experience for any audience. It makes a wonderful resource for classroom use in a human development, sex education or health curriculum. Preview of a Birth is also excellent for new parent or childbirth education, as well as for any presentation teaching about fetal development."

Public Lecture: Push for Palliative Care, Prevent Euthanasia
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Dr. L.L. deVeber MD, FRCPC., Jean Echlin, RN, MSN., Alex Schandenberg
The deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research


Reproductive Decisions and Women's Well-Being: Current Research and Practical Solutions
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The deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research, Toronto, ON, 2009


Summary: "Highlights include: Current research from Women's Health After Abortion; The Medical and Psychological Evidence, and how to respond compassionately to pregnant women and women who have had abortions. Featuring: Dr. Deborah Zeni, Andrea Mrozek, Teresa Hartnett and Angelina Steenstra."

The Biology of Prenatal Development
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National Geographic, 2006


Summary: "The Biology of Prenatal Development DVD describes human prenatal development through all 38 weeks of pregnancy, emphasizing the first trimester developmental period when all body systems and more than 90 percent of body parts emerge and begin to function. This science documentary features rare imagery of the living human embryo and fetus. It combines facts gleaned from the medical literature with images produced from six different medical-imaging technologies. This visually compelling DVD provides an overview of key features of human embryonic development and contains video sequences of human embryos combined with helpful animations and narration."

The Choice of a Lifetime
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Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, CO, 2003

Summary: "Your clients are facing unplanned pregnancies. But before they decide how to respond, they deserve to know all the facts and to be fully informed. Through Choice of a Lifetime they'll get solid information about fetal development and abortion risks – as well as life-affirming options for responding to an unplanned pregnancy. Invite your clients to watch this compassionate and factual video. Help them to make a choice they can live with for a lifetime!"

The Silent Scream: Now the Whole World Can See the Truth
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American Portrait Films and the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform, 2010

Summary: The most significant DVD in the history of legalized abortion. It has opened countless minds and converted many as the truth about abortion is seen from the aborted child's perspective.


Turning the Tide: Dignity, Compassion, and Euthanasia
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Salt and Light Television Productions, Toronto, ON, 2007


Summary: "Through the lives of 5 individuals, this production explores how the legalization of Euthanasia would affect society, in particular those who are most vulnerable: the disabled, the elderly and those who are chronically ill. Done in association with the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, this powerful documentary looks at the concepts of compassion, dignity, quality of life, personal autonomy and choice, and explores how the law works in shaping a society. The documentary includes Canadian disability rights activist, Catherine Frazee and Palliative Care Nurse Consultant, Jean Echlin, as well as Wesley Smith, attorney for the International Task Force Against Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide and Terri Schiavo's brother, Bobby Schindler."

Unplanned: The Sensational True Story That Made Headlines Across The Nation
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A Focus on the Family Production in association with Tyndale House Publishers and Franklin Films, 2011

Summary: "Abby Johnson made a courageous decision when she walked away from her job as the director of a key Planned Parenthood clinic in Texas and walked into the office of the Coalition for Life down the street. Yet that turning point was preceded by years of searching – and a moment of pure awakening. Little did she know that her one decision would turn into a national news story or that she'd immediately go from being a leader for Planned Parenthood to being a very public figure in the right-to-life debate. Now in Unplanned, the documentary based on her sensational book of the same title, Abby takes you back to the Planned Parenthood clinic where she worked for years as a pro-choice advocate. You'll hear directly from Abby how a few moments in a room of that same clinic changed her perspective, and her life, forever. In this intriguing and inspirational story, you'll follow Abby on a journey into her past – through her wrestling with an incredible personal dilemma and making a difficult choice – and ultimately to her current mission to fight for life and help women in crisis"

Women's Health at Risk: Abortion and Informed Consent
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The deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research, Toronto, ON, 2008


Summary: "Hear from Dr. Deborah Zeni on this DVD about common medical and psychological risks associated with abortion, how this affects the women in your community and what this means for health care professionals."

You are a Masterpiece: Teaching Your Child About Life Before Birth
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Human Development Resource Council, 2001
Produced by: Small Fry Productions


Summary: "You are a Masterpiece" is all about your home – your very first home. It's your mother's womb! The amazing world of life before birth is revealed in this live-action video. So come take a peek into your past, as delightful children interact with state-of-the-art computer animation and captivating in-utero (within the womb) photography. Crafted by medical and educational professionals, "You are a Masterpiece" is sure to entertain children of all ages… even if you're all grown up!"