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Month: March 2015

Meet the Face of Abortion

Meet the Face of Abortion

“Abortion. Yeah, we do that.” No matter how you dress up a pig, in the end, it is still just a pig. Strip away the fancy flowery hat, the cute dress, the jewelry and the pretty pink purse and what do you have left? Just a cute pig. So it is with abortion. Abortion, as described by Dr. Bernard Nathanson, ex-abortion provider, is nothing more than the taking of a life, a small developing baby; a baby that is alive…

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Open Letter to US SENATE: Stop Trafficking – Save Lives

Open Letter to US SENATE: Stop Trafficking – Save Lives

Dear US Senators, Members of Congress, American and Global Leaders, and anyone who really cares about women… If you agree with us when we say that the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act has been held hostage too long, please keep reading. We are writing, though, not to urge you to compromise on the bill’s language upholding taxpayer conscience rights through the Hyde amendment – far from it. We respectfully call on you to be more vocal in explaining to…

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Why All Lives Matter

Why All Lives Matter

According to the U.S. Justice Department, what fueled part of the underlying unrest that exploded in Ferguson, Missouri was that the police there were regarded not so much as officers of the peace, but officers of the fleece. It seems that certain city officials came to regard the Ferguson police department as revenue collectors. If the city needed more money, the police were allegedly instructed to issue more tickets. And not just a ticket here or a ticket there, but…

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Fr. Frank Pavone in Rome to Help Lead Gospel of Life Celebrations

Fr. Frank Pavone in Rome to Help Lead Gospel of Life Celebrations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 23, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 ROME – Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, is in Rome this week to help lead the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the publication of Pope Saint John Paul’s encyclical, The Gospel of Life (Evangelium Vitae). Tomorrow night there will be an international pro-life vigil at the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore. Father Pavone will be one of five international pro-life leaders helping to lead…

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Misplaced Compassion

Misplaced Compassion

“Remember, O Lord, your compassion and unfailing love, which you have shown from long ages past.” Psalms 25:6 My colleague Janet Morana, co-founder of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign and author of RECALL ABORTION recently responded to an article entitled “Contraception Saves Lives” published in CHRISTIANITY TODAY. Janet’s blog and this article remind me of conversations I’ve had over the years with members of my family and other Christians. Out of concern for our fellow brothers and sisters, we…

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Their Mantra: If You Can’t Dispute the Facts, Attack the Messenger

Their Mantra: If You Can’t Dispute the Facts, Attack the Messenger

I recently did an interview on Fox News where I was asked about President Obama’s speech he delivered in Selma for the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday.” I responded in part by saying that what the president did not say is that there is a whole group of aborted people — over 55 million — who have been denied the right to vote because they’ve been denied the right to live. Ellen at Newshound wrote an article about my interview….

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Playing the “In God We Trust Card” in a World Where Selma, Ferguson, and Haters Abound

Playing the “In God We Trust Card” in a World Where Selma, Ferguson, and Haters Abound

“We can’t hate white people. They live with us, march with us, pray with us, and die with us.” Rev. Alfred Daniel Williams (AD) King in 1968 “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Just when you think you know everything, God sends you back to school. This is definitely the case for me right now. I just returned from the 50th Anniversary of Selma and Bloody…

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Fr. Pavone Praises WV Legislature for Enacting Protection for Pain-Capable Babies; Urges Congress to Follow Suit

Fr. Pavone Praises WV Legislature for Enacting Protection for Pain-Capable Babies; Urges Congress to Follow Suit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 9, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK, NY — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today hailed the West Virginia legislature for overriding Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s veto of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. “West Virginia’s lawmakers have stood up in defense of the ‘least of these,’ the unborn,” said Fr. Pavone. “It’s a mark of statesmanship to protect those who can’t vote for you, can’t donate to your campaign,…

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Dr. Alveda King Will “March for the Babies” at #Selma50

Dr. Alveda King Will “March for the Babies” at #Selma50

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 6, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Dr. Alveda King, Director of African American Outreach for Priests for Life, will join hundreds of people from around the world at the Selma50 observance on Sunday, March 8. “They were marching for the right to vote back then. Hundreds of us will march to commemorate the price many paid, some with their lives, for the right for African-Americans to vote,” she said. “I will be marching and praying…

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Father Pavone: 20th Anniversary of Evangelium Vitae Should Be Celebrated With Prayer, Study

Father Pavone: 20th Anniversary of Evangelium Vitae Should Be Celebrated With Prayer, Study

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 4, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — March 25 will mark the 20th anniversary of the publication of Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life), the foundational document for the pro-life efforts of Christian believers. Pope St. John Paul II wrote the encyclical in 1995 to stir the world “to activate a great campaign in support of life” (EV #95) and to end the “war of the powerful against the weak” (EV #12). “The…

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