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Month: April 2014

DONALD STERLING’S WINGS ARE CLIPPED

DONALD STERLING’S WINGS ARE CLIPPED

It has been amply stated and often proven that pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before stumbling. Donald Sterling’s jealous rage and pride in his skin color have left him in disgrace. All of his money and all of his minions cannot undo the destruction he has brought upon himself and his reputation. All is not lost for Mr. Sterling, though. There is hope for him just as there is for all of us who have stumbled in…

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Hobby Lobby Stands With Priests for Life! #IStandWithPFL

Hobby Lobby Stands With Priests for Life! #IStandWithPFL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 29, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 STATEN ISLAND, NY – Following a phone call today with Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, Hobby Lobby CEO David Green expressed his solidarity with Priests for Life and the other religious, non-profit groups who, like Hobby Lobby, are challenging the HHS Mandate. Mr. Green released the following statement: “The religious freedom of believers of all denominations is under attack. Our family therefore joins in prayerful…

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Fr. Pavone Praises Oklahoma Governor, Legislators on New Law Regarding Gravely Ill Unborn Babies

Fr. Pavone Praises Oklahoma Governor, Legislators on New Law Regarding Gravely Ill Unborn Babies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 29, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 STATEN ISLAND, NY — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today praised Gov. Mary Fallin and Oklahoma lawmakers for enacting legislation to ensure that a woman who receives a dreaded diagnosis for her unborn child also receives information on available care for her and her baby. “All too often, when a mother receives the news that her unborn child likely faces a brief lifespan after birth,…

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Dear Mrs. Rosa Parks

Dear Mrs. Rosa Parks

This has been a very special week, visiting the Michigan State University Medical School and The Michigan Museum for Women and the Henry Ford Museum among other things. We also found time to see two powerful movies, God’s Not Dead and Heaven Is For Real. A very powerful moment on the tour occurred while I was at the Henry Ford Museum, sitting in Rosa Park’s famous seat on the bus. As you can see in the photo, this moment was…

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Fr. Pavone: Pro-lifers Are Winning the Pain Capable Battle

Fr. Pavone: Pro-lifers Are Winning the Pain Capable Battle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 24, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 STATEN ISLAND, NY – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today praised Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant for signing into law a bill to protect six-to-nine-month-old unborn babies. “The abortion lobby believes that the painful dismemberment of babies should be allowed up until birth. Mississippi, an increasing number of other states, the U.S. House of Representatives, and the American people disagree,” said Fr. Pavone. “Governor Bryant and…

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Fr. Pavone Lauds Oklahoma Governor, Legislature for Enacting New Abortion Law

Fr. Pavone Lauds Oklahoma Governor, Legislature for Enacting New Abortion Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 23, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 STATEN ISLAND, NY – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today praised Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin for signing into law a measure that will enforce the federal Food and Drug Administration’s approved protocol for the administration of the abortion technique RU-486. “The Food and Drug Administration set guidelines for the use of RU-486, and from the beginning the abortion industry has shown little or no regard…

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Kansas Congressman and President of National Right to Life to speak at #IStandWithPFL Rally

Kansas Congressman and President of National Right to Life to speak at #IStandWithPFL Rally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 23, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today announced that Rep. Tim Huelskamp of Kansas will join the #IStandWithPFL movement at a rally in Washington, D.C. on May 8. Fr. Frank also announced that the President of the National Right to Life Committee, Carol Tobias, has confirmed her attendance as well. Supporters of religious freedom will gather in front of the U.S. Court of…

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Fr. Pavone Commends Alaska Legislature, Governor for Reining in Abortion Spending

Fr. Pavone Commends Alaska Legislature, Governor for Reining in Abortion Spending

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 22, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 STATEN ISLAND, NY – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today applauded Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell for signing legislation that eliminates taxpayer funding for “mental health” abortions. “If a state will pay for an abortion done for reasons of mental or emotional ‘health,’ then that state, in effect, will pay for any abortion. This is because worry and anxiety will be argued by some to fit…

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Fr. Pavone Praises Alabama Supreme Court’s Decision Declaring that Unborn Children Have Rights

Fr. Pavone Praises Alabama Supreme Court’s Decision Declaring that Unborn Children Have Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 22, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 STATEN ISLAND, NY – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today congratulated the Alabama Supreme Court for its decision declaring that the term “child” in a state law includes the unborn. “The Alabama Supreme Court has given us a decision that is almost unique – it uses common sense and logical consistency when talking about unborn children,” said Fr. Pavone. “In ruling that a child is…

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Father Frank Pavone Urges North Dakota to Appeal Ruling on Heartbeat Law

Father Frank Pavone Urges North Dakota to Appeal Ruling on Heartbeat Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 17, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 STATEN ISLAND, NY – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today issued a statement encouraging North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem to appeal the ruling of a district court judge who held that the state’s “heartbeat” abortion law violated Roe v. Wade. “North Dakota led the states in courage and compassion when its lawmakers passed and Governor Jack Dalrymple signed legislation to protect babies with a…

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