Mary FioRito


Melinda Gates Is Wrong: Birth Control Isn’t Poverty Control

Even if the poor do achieve a momentary “lift” from the widespread use of artificial contraceptives, as Melinda Gates contends, it is a lift that will likely have no lasting impact. You don’t eliminate poverty by eliminating the poor.

AUDIO: Mary Fiorito on the Deregulation of Abortion and the Myth of Abortion “Care”

EPPC Cardinal Francis George Fellow Mary FioRito appeared on the Catholic Association’s Conversations with Consequences podcast to discuss recent legislative travesties and how perinatal hospice cares for both mother and child.

A Better Choice Than Late-Term Abortion: Perinatal Hospice Care

The idea that late-term abortions are sometimes the only way to spare children from a life of constant pain is unsupported.

Why ‘Unplanned’ is the R-rated movie every Catholic should see

It’s a good thing that “Unplanned” exposes abortion for the violence that it is; it’s part of the reason I recommend it.

AUDIO: Mary FioRito Discusses Kavanaugh, NIFLA, and More on IFA Podcast

EPPC Visiting Fellow Mary FioRito appeared on the Illinois Family Action podcast to discuss the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh; the NIFLA v. Becerra decision; the Illinois election dilemma facing pro-life voters, and more.

In Illinois, a Pro-Life Democrat and Not So Pro-Life Republican

Governor Bruce Rauner and congressman Dan Lipinski run for reelection. Each faces a tough primary opponent challenging his views on abortion.

The GOP Governor Will Pay a Price for Taxpayer-Funded Abortion in Illinois

Last week, Republican governor Bruce Rauner took an action so shocking in its duplicity and so out of step with the views of Illinois voters that many political watchers say it has likely ended his career in electoral politics.

Celiac Disease Does Not Mean “No Eucharist for You!”

Hysteria aside, celiac disease is serious business. The Church can better address this issue with more consistent treatment of parishioners with the disease.

Here’s The Graceful Commencement Speech Hillary Clinton Should Have Given This Year

Hillary Clinton missed an opportunity to share with young women what it is like to win the popular vote but still lose the election, and nevertheless get up in the morning to fight another day. In one way or another, this sort of thing happens to all of us (although in a less public and spectacular way).

Hanson’s New Life-Affirming Single is Impossible to Resist

In a musical world filled with lyrics that degrade, shock, and diminish others, ‘I Was Born’ is an inspiring (and addicting) antidote.