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HELPING WOMEN RECOVER FROM ABORTION (Nancy Michels, ) This book explains the emotional effects of abortion, grief, denial, guilt and anger, forgiveness, living with a forgiven abortion and how abortion affects fathers and children.
LIFE CYCLE BOOKS: LIFE ISSUES AND ABSTINENCE EDUCATION MATERIALS (Catalog) Life Cycle Books is one of the largest publishers of pro-life and abstinence educational materials.
LIFE CYCLE BOOKS SAMPLE PACK A sample of over 70 brochures, bookmarks and cards from Life Cycle Books. If you are interested in purchasing literature but wish to preview the material first, this sample pack is available for loan. (Does not include books and videos.)
PRESCRIBING DEATH: EUTHANASIA EXPOSED (Focus on the Family, 2002) This publication describes the current status of the euthanasia debate in the United States, as well as the case against euthanasia and compassionate alternatives.
PRO-LIFE 101: A
USER-FRIENDLY GUIDE TO MAKING YOUR CASE ON CAMPUS (Scott
Klusendorf, Stand to Reason Press, 1999) Do you
feel tongue-tied when you feel you need to speak up on
abortion? This guide provides hard-hitting
arguments and memorable illustrations you can use in
either formal presentations or informal conversations on
abortion, as well as tips on helping a friend through a
crisis pregnancy. Suitable for students from high
school through college and university, as well as adults
in any setting.
PRO LIFE ANSWERS TO PRO CHOICE ARGUMENTS (Randy C. Alcorn, Multnomah Publishers, 1994) This comprehensive book examines pro choice arguments in favor of abortion, their assumptions and implications, and provides carefully thought-out, logical responses to each.
INFERTILITY AND THE ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
(Stephen Genuis, M.D., KEG Publishing, 1992) This
book assists the reader to understand the problems of
infertility, and to recognize and discern the
ramifications of the assisted reproductive technologies
that are all around us.
RISKY SEX: THE ONSLAUGHT OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES (Stephen Genuis, M.D., KEG Publishing, 1991) Using stories, case studies and a variety of sources, this book is a comprehensive yet easy-to-read book, which clearly illustrates the seriousness of sexually transmitted diseases.
VIDEOS FOR LOAN
DO NO HARM (American Life
League) The story of Dr. Randall, a former
abortionist, now a pro-life ob/gyn, and how he realized
abortion is wrong and changed his ways. 22
HARD TRUTH (Center for Bio-Ethical
Reform) This video powerfully challenges the
pro-abortion claim that pre-born infants are lumps
of tissue by showing actual aborted babies. Due
to the graphic nature of the footage in this video, it is
not suitable for viewing by children of elementary school
age or younger, and audiences must first be informed
about the nature of the video. A users guide
accompanies this video, in order to assist presenters to
prepare themselves and their audiences for the showing of
NO MORE EXCUSES (Center for Bio-Ethical Reform, 1994) Vidoetape of a seminar by Gregg Cunningham, pro-life speaker and producer of the video, Hard Truth. This presentation also includes the Hard Truth video.
NO SECOND CHANCE (Life Cycle Books) An emotionally charged film designed to save a life from AIDS. Using interviews with the worlds leading researchers in the field of epidemiology and the teaching dynamics of Cathy Kay, this film presents facts, answers and solutions that teenagers will understand and respect. 30 min.
RIGHT TO LIFE OF MICHIGAN:
TV ADS WITH INTRODUCTION (Right to Life of Michigan)
A series of t.v. ads presented by Right to Life of
Michigan on the topics of abortion, crisis pregnancy,
physician-assisted suicide, late-term abortion and
anti-violence. Includes an introduction discussing
the power of mass media to shape public opinion. 14
SCHOOL GIRL, DRIVER, BALLERINA Three advertisements used by Pro-Life BC in a recent television ad campaign. 3 min.
SEX, LOVE AND CHASTITY (American Life League) Mary Beth Bonacci helps teens make the right choice with chastity education and campus outreach. 30 min.
TEEN SEX: CHALLENGE AND DECISION (KEG Publishing, 1995) Dr. Stephen Genuis presents important medical information on adolescent sexuality, sexually transmitted diseases, and decision making. Using language and images which teenagers and young adults can relate to, this video explores a variety of myths and different lifestyle options. 26 min.
THE MISSING PIECE (American Life League) Julie Makimaa was a child of rape, given up for adoption. But she had peace in Jesus Christ, and wanted to be sure her birth mother did too. Julie sought and found her, and they both share the Lords peace, as they find they were the missing pieces in each others lives. 25 min.
THE SILENT SCREAM A landmark video in the history of legalized abortion. Actual ultrasound footage of an abortion in progress.
WINDOW TO THE WOMB (American
Life League) If a pregnant mother could see the
baby growing inside her, would she consider abortion?
Ultrasound lets her view her child moving around and
removes all doubts about life in the womb. 30
DISTRIBUTION OR LOAN
The brochures listed below are available for free distribution to individuals, or for loan to groups or organizations that wish to preview items before ordering in bulk for their own distribution.
IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING AN ABORTION, OR KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS, CONSIDER LOOKING AT THESE, FIRST
CELEBRATE LIFE . . . LOVE
THEM BOTH Difficult circumstances surrounding a
pregnancy can be overcome with the loving support shown
to mother and baby through pro-life pregnancy
FOUR QUICK QUESTIONS Do you
think you could have an abortion without serious
emotional side effects or complications? This quick
questionnaire will help you answer that question.
HARD CASES MAKE GOOD PEOPLE
Hard cases, such as pregnancy that occurs as
the result of rape or incest, or in which the child may
be born with a disability or into poverty, are often
cited as reasons abortions must be available on demand.
This brochure tells true-life stories of hard
cases who have made powerful and positive
contributions to their society.
IF ONE HEARTBEAT MEANS LIFE, WHAT
DO TWO HEARTBEATS MEAN? When a woman is pregnant,
there are two heartbeats her own, and that of a
child who is very much alive and precious!
WOULD IT BE ALL RIGHT TO TAKE THE LIFE OF THIS BABY? Descriptions and pictures depict the humanity of pre-born children at various stages of development.
GENERAL INFORMATION ON ABORTION
KNOW THE FACTS BEFORE YOU CHOOSE Dr. Beverly McMillan, an obstetrician and gynecologist, answers the most frequently asked questions about abortion.
ABORTION: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Offers facts and statistics on abortion and addresses questions on ethics and laws surrounding abortion. (Information in this brochure reflects American statistics and laws.)
FREEDOM OF CHOICE STOPS WHERE THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS BEGIN A general overview of the history of abortion laws in Canada, fetal development, responses to frequently-asked questions about abortion, and information on abortion procedures.
WHAT THEY NEVER TOLD YOU ABOUT THE FACTS OF LIFE Amazing facts and photos illustrate how life begins long before birth.
THE FIRST DAYS OF HUMAN LIFE In a look at the first moments of life, we see more marvels than in any of your dreams. See how babies develop in the womb from the moment of conception until birth with these fascinating photos and descriptions.
IS THIS REALLY HAPPENING TO ME? If you are feeling alone or overwhelmed by an unplanned pregnancy, this brochure addresses the questions you face and provides information on a variety of resources and alternatives available to help you make important decisions about your future and your babys.
ADOPTION: A LOVING CHOICE If you are considering adoption for your baby, this brochure helps answer questions you may have about how adoption works and issues and feelings you may face.
THE PAIN THAT FOLLOWS: COPING AFTER AN ABORTION A sensitive look at how women cope after an abortion. It explains grief and guilt, who is at risk and what can be done.
POST ABORTION SYNDROME Many women experience emotional and/or physical aftereffects from abortion. This brochure helps identify symptoms such as guilt, anxiety, depression and anger that may surface in the months and years following abortion, in order to assist women to find the support they need.
FORGOTTEN FATHERS: MEN AND ABORTION Once abortion has taken place, men may require as much emotional support as women. This brochure addresses mens responses and needs following abortion.
THE FEAR I FELT- Judy Mamou shares her story of her abortion experience and its aftereffects.
ITS YOUR FUTURE . . . MAKE INFORMED DECISIONS Before deciding to become sexually active, consider these facts about STDs, safe sex, contraceptives and complications from the birth control pill.
HAVE YOU HEARD? Have
you heard the lines, Everybodys doing
it, or If you love me, youll do
it? This brochure helps you deal with
pressure to have sex.
FOR GUYS ONLY: SECOND THOUGHTS ABOUT SAFE SEX Written for teen-age guys, this brochure presents medical facts, as well as practical ways to deal with pressure to have premarital sex.
FOR GIRLS ONLY: SECOND THOUGHTS ABOUT SAFE SEX Written for teen-age girls, this brochure presents medical facts, as well as practical ways to deal with pressure to have premarital sex.
SAFE SEX Explains
facts about condoms and AIDS, and the benefits of saving
sex for marriage.
HOW AT RISK ARE YOU? Features a sexual exposure chart showing the how your risk of exposure to HIV or other STDs increases with the number of sexual partners you have.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EUTHANASIA AND THE RIGHT TO DIE A comprehensive booklet describing euthanasia, its history, legal and ethical issues, and compassionate alternatives.
EUTHANASIA: A CAUSE FOR
CONCERN Examines the implications of legalized
IF MERCY KILLING BECOMES LEGAL Examines the implications of legalized euthanasia, focusing on the Dutch experience with euthanasia.
EUTHANASIA: KILLING OR
CARING? A history of the development of the
VOTE Illustrates what can happen when others try to play God with the lives of handicapped infants, and reveals the miracles that occur when people care rather than kill.
OTHER TOPICS OF INTEREST
DISCRIMINATION An overview of discrimination in
recent North American history, which describes how
failure to recognize other human beings as persons has
permitted discrimination against First Nations, women and
PLANNED PARENTHOOD: BEYOND THE RHETORIC Describes the organization and its policies, as well as the impact of those policies on teenage pregnancy and abortions.
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