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Month: February 2015

Reversing the Effects of RU-486 and Indeed All Harmful Effects of #Abortion and Other Abortifacient Drugs Which Hurt Babies, Mothers, Fathers, and the Whole Community.

Reversing the Effects of RU-486 and Indeed All Harmful Effects of #Abortion and Other Abortifacient Drugs Which Hurt Babies, Mothers, Fathers, and the Whole Community.

This morning Priests for Life and the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetrician-Gynecologists (AAPLOG) held a press conference to bring attention to the life-saving procedure of reversing RU-486 and to introduce a new “RU-486 Reversal Kit” not previously available to physicians. Andrea Minichini gave her testimony of how progesterone injections saved her son’s life, Gabriel, after she had taken the first of two abortion pills and then had a change of heart. At first she was told by the abortion provider…

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Father Pavone Urges Arkansas Governor Hutchinson to Sign Bill to Preserve Doctor-Patient Relationship

Father Pavone Urges Arkansas Governor Hutchinson to Sign Bill to Preserve Doctor-Patient Relationship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: February 20, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, is urging Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson to sign newly passed legislation that would require an abortionist to be physically present when administering abortion pills to a woman. “The abortion business likes to talk about the doctor-patient relationship,” stated Fr. Pavone. “Why in the world should they have any objection, then, to a requirement that a doctor meet…

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Dr. Alveda King Celebrates Victory for Women in Arkansas.

Dr. Alveda King Celebrates Victory for Women in Arkansas.

MEDIA ALERT For Immediate release Contact: Leslie Palma leslie@priestsforlife.org (347) 286-7277 Little Rock Arkansas – Dr. Alveda King, Director of African American Outreach for Priests for life salutes State Representative Julie Mayberry, House Sponsor of the Ban on Webcam Abortion Bill (HB 1076/SB 53). The bill is expected to be signed by Governor Asa Hutchinson as early as next week. State Representative Mary Bently, also a supporter of the bill texts: “It’s a new day in Arkansas. We thank Ms….

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Black History Month: May We Always Remember

Black History Month: May We Always Remember

It’s Black History Month 2015. This is a time of remembering the many great contributions of African Americans in the history of our great nation. We have experienced many advances made possible from contributions from members of the African American Community. Beyond the familiar names that we hear every year, advances have been made by countless African American “unsung heroes” in every spectrum of the human experience. While we will never hear every name of these contributors to the tapestry…

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Meet Gabriel, saved in abortion pill reversal, at National Press Club

Meet Gabriel, saved in abortion pill reversal, at National Press Club

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: February 17, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Priests for Life, AAPLOG to Sponsor Conference at 10 a.m., Feb. 23 Andrea Minichini’s son, Gabriel, is one of 78 babies born since the first abortion pill reversal was performed in 2007. Another 49 women are still pregnant with babies saved from medical abortion. At a press conference at 10 a.m. Feb. 23 in the Zenger Room at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Ms. Minichini will tell…

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STATEMENT BY THE PRIESTS FOR LIFE PASTORAL TEAM DEMANDING REGULATIONS FOR ABORTION MILLS IN ALABAMA

STATEMENT BY THE PRIESTS FOR LIFE PASTORAL TEAM DEMANDING REGULATIONS FOR ABORTION MILLS IN ALABAMA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: February 10, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 “We stand with CEC for Life, Life Legal Defense Foundation, Operation Rescue and the National Black Prolife Coalition in demanding that the Alabama Department of Public Health investigate the Central Alabama Women’s Clinic in Selma for suspected violations of abortion regulations. “The ongoing efforts to address the civil rights of babies in the womb, while ensuring the health and safety of their mothers, the dignity of their fathers, families…

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African American Victim of Rape and Molestation Says Abortion is Another Form of Enslavement for the Black Community

African American Victim of Rape and Molestation Says Abortion is Another Form of Enslavement for the Black Community

This blog below by my colleague, Kevin Burke, LSW, reminds me of the need to refocus the exception clause in the abortion debate. As the controversy over the “rape and incest” exceptions continues to rage on, we must keep in mind that just as rape and incest are devastating traumatic events in a girl’s/woman’s life, abortion, too, is a devastating traumatic event that only compounds the rape or incest trauma. In an effort to comfort rape and incest victims, many…

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As Terrible as it May Sound – Understanding the Widespread Indifference to Black Abortion Rates

As Terrible as it May Sound – Understanding the Widespread Indifference to Black Abortion Rates

By: Kevin Burke, LSW and Dr. Alveda King In The Chicago Tribune (April 25, 2011) Dennis Byrne used a billboard controversy in Chicago as an urgent plea to move beyond the polarizing abortion rhetoric and take a closer look at abortion in the African American community. The billboard features a picture of President Barack Obama and proclaims: “Every 21 minutes our next possible leader is aborted.” It’s part of a national campaign that states that “Black children are an endangered…

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