Pro-Life History Page



The Launch of the Abortion Debate in France in the Nineteenth Century

How Did We Get to Roe v. Wade Anyway?

Francesco-Emmanuele Cangiamila: Obscure But Important Figure in ProLife History


How We Came to Believe That Life Begins at Conception.

A Timeline of Pro-Life History


A List of Notable Canadian Pro-Lifers ... An unfinished and non-updated list. The list of pro-lifers I think historians should know about. I'm sure I've forgotten a number of people.

Thomas Fienus and the Decline of Aristotelian Embryology

Ellen McCormack: Pro-Life's Presidential Candidate of 1976

Know Your Scientific Forefathers-- Notable Figures in Early Modern Embryology

BOOK REVIEW: Defenders of the Unborn: The Pro-Life Movement Before Roe v. Wade

The Bridgehead: History of the Rescue Movement Parts 1-4

The Abortion Issue in Contemporary Canadian History: The Unfinished Debate by Fr. Alphonse de Valk (1974).

VIDEO: Bernard Nathanson to Henry Morgentaler: Let's Not Destroy Any More Human Life! -- a history debate between Bernard Nathanson and Henry Morgentaler.

Canadian Abortion Rescue Veteran Tells His Story.

Important figures in the history of the unborn child

Ourselves Unborn by Sara Dubow

The Roman Catholic Church and Abortion: An Historical Perspective - Part I by Donald DeMarco

The Roman Catholic Church and Abortion: An Historical Perspective - Part II by Donald DeMarco

Abortion and its legality in pre-19th century history

Abortion in History: Safe and Common?

Pro-Lifers in Their Own Words #7: Father Ted Colleton

The Historical Roots of the Pro-Life Movement: Assessing the Pro-Choice Account by Keith Cassidy

The Father of Fetal Medicine: Kypros Nicolaides

BOOK REVIEW: Defenders of the Unborn: The Pro-Life Movement Before Roe v. Wade

These Hollywood Legends Were Haunted by Their Abortions

Classic Hollywood’s Secret: Studios Wanted Their Stars to Have Abortions