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Month: November 2015

WI Law Struck Down By 7th Circuit

WI Law Struck Down By 7th Circuit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: November 25, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Staten Island, NY – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today criticized a Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decision striking down Wisconsin’s law requiring abortionists to have local hospital admitting privileges. “The two judges who struck down Wisconsin’s law did so because one clinic in the state couldn’t find abortionists with hospital admitting privileges,” said Fr. Pavone. “The simple solution to this situation, as the dissenting…

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Alveda King Attends 2015 Presidential Justice Forum

Alveda King Attends 2015 Presidential Justice Forum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: November 23, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma leslie@priestsforlife.org or (347) 286-7277 Excerpts from 2015 Justice Forum report Atlanta, GA — Alveda King “your Civil Rights Prayer Warrior Blogger was on site for an eye opening 2015 Justice Forum.” Read excerpts and full article and view summit at links below: “GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders came to Allen University [last] Saturday with very different views of the criminal justice system and what…

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Medical Groups Stand with Priests for Life in Supreme Court Case against Obama’s HHS Mandate

Medical Groups Stand with Priests for Life in Supreme Court Case against Obama’s HHS Mandate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: November 18, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, DC — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement this morning in advance of the press conference at 11 a.m. at the National Press Club in which he, Janet Morana, Dr. Alveda King (all of Priests for Life) and David Yerushalmi (American Freedom Law Center, representing Priests for Life) will address their challenge to the HHS mandate in the case recently accepted…

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Statement by Alveda C. King Regarding the Priests for Life HHS Mandate Lawsuit Currently Before the United States Supreme Court

Statement by Alveda C. King Regarding the Priests for Life HHS Mandate Lawsuit Currently Before the United States Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: November 18, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Washington, DC – As Director of African American Outreach for Priests for Life, and a post abortive mother who has experienced the pain and harm of contraceptive agents such as shots, pills and devices, I join several women employees of Priests for Life in standing against any implied or otherwise open participation with any aspect of the HHS Mandate. I stand with Priests for Life which includes Father Frank…

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Press Conference to Draw Line in the Sand

Press Conference to Draw Line in the Sand

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: NOVEMBER 17, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Niece of Martin Luther King, Jr. and others to Explain Supreme Court Challenge to HHS Mandate Washington, DC — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement this morning: “Tomorrow morning at 11am at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, I will hold a press conference together with others on our Priests for Life team to explain what is at issue in our…

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Paris Terror Should Remind Us To Pray

Paris Terror Should Remind Us To Pray

With the recent terrorists outbreak in Paris comes the urgent reminder of how everywhere people need the Lord. Now, as we pray for the families who have lost loved ones to terrorism in Paris and around the world, let’s examine the facts surrounding the terror. Abraham’s Family Feud The family feud between Muslims and Jews aka Arabs and Hebrews is ancient. They have the same Grandfather, Abraham. For a solution, reconciliation is required. All the bombs and guns in the…

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“My Uncle, Martin Luther King, Jr. Would Be Proud of our Supreme Court Case” Dr. Alveda King Comments on Priests for Life Challenge to #HHSMandate

“My Uncle, Martin Luther King, Jr. Would Be Proud of our Supreme Court Case” Dr. Alveda King Comments on Priests for Life Challenge to #HHSMandate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: November 13, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Dr. Alveda King, niece of Martin Luther King, Jr. and full-time Director of African-American Outreach for Priests for Life, commented today on Priests for Life vs. HHS, a case that is one of seven that have just been accepted by the Supreme Court for review in the current term. “I know that my father, Rev. A.D. King, and my Uncle, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would…

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Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction and Stronger Than Politics.

Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction and Stronger Than Politics.

The fourth Republican Presidential Debate was informative, offering another opportunity for Americans to hear more about the policies of several candidates. One candidate hit home by saying that it will take both Democrats and Republicans to redirect the course of our country. While I wholeheartedly believe that transformation must come from agreement in both corridors, I would add that we the people of America must turn back to God. As the field narrows, let’s pray that this message will resonate…

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Priests for Life to Host Press Conference on SCOTUS Case Nov. 18 in D.C.

Priests for Life to Host Press Conference on SCOTUS Case Nov. 18 in D.C.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: November 10, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Priests for Life will host a press conference at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the Bloomberg Room of the National Press Club to discuss the organization’s case against the HHS mandate, one of seven that will be reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court in its current term. Father Frank Pavone, National Director; Janet Morana, Executive Director, and Dr. Alveda King, Director of African-American Outreach, will…

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Priests for Life Announces Prayer Campaign for Victory in Supreme Court

Priests for Life Announces Prayer Campaign for Victory in Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: November 9, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Churches and families asked to pray that HHS mandate is reversed WASHINGTON, DC — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, announced today a special prayer campaign for the Supreme Court to reverse the HHS mandate. “The U.S. Supreme Court has accepted the case of Priests for Life against the HHS mandate that tries to force us to cover abortion in our health insurance plans. Along with…

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