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Month: June 2016

Abortion Victims to be Honored at Nationwide Services

Abortion Victims to be Honored at Nationwide Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 28, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — The fourth annual National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children will take place on Saturday, September 10, with memorial services planned at dozens of gravesites across the country. Priests for Life co-founded this national observance along with the Pro-Life Action League and Citizens for a Pro-Life Society. The annual day is set aside to recognize the humanity of the unborn and to give people an opportunity…

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Evangelist Alveda King: Hey SCOTUS! Serve women; save babies.

Evangelist Alveda King: Hey SCOTUS! Serve women; save babies.

Evangelist Alveda King, director of Civil Rights for the Unborn with Priests for Life, citing recent quotes from a seemingly unlikely pair of social justice headliners, Walter Hoye of Issues4Life and BET Award Winner Jessie Williams, notes that SCOTUS is out of touch with the American Dream. In a not so surprising move yesterday, SCOTUS overturned Texas law that sought to protect women from substandard care in Texas abortion mills. “This decision will hurt women and kill babies,” King said….

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ExposeAbortion.com Effort Launched in Response to Supreme Court Decision

ExposeAbortion.com Effort Launched in Response to Supreme Court Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 27, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, announced today that his organization is re-launching and intensifying ExposeAbortion.com, by which the abortion industry will be exposed to the light of day and the conscience of the American public. “Obviously, the Supreme Court decision in Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt demonstrates that not enough people know and care about the fact that the abortion industry is…

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Priests for Life Salutes House Panel on Infant Lives for Probe of University of New Mexico, Southwest Women’s Options

Priests for Life Salutes House Panel on Infant Lives for Probe of University of New Mexico, Southwest Women’s Options

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 24, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Father Stephen Imbarrato, a member of the Priests for Life Pastoral Team, who has led significant pro-life activism in New Mexico, including investigation of the late-term abortion industry there, today applauded the House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives for its decision to refer for criminal investigation the University of New Mexico (UNM) and Southwest Women’s Options (SWWO), an abortion business in Albuquerque. Fr. Frank Pavone and Priests for…

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Media Advisory: Priests for Life to Host Telephone Press Conference Monday After Ruling in Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt

Media Advisory: Priests for Life to Host Telephone Press Conference Monday After Ruling in Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 24, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, D.C. — With the U.S. Supreme Court ruling expected Monday, June 27, in the Texas abortion case Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt — a case that could have far-reaching implications for abortion facilities across the country — Priests for Life will host a teleconference for the media at 11:30 a.m. that day. On the call will be the National Director of Priests for Life, Father Frank Pavone, who…

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Fr. Pavone Blasts HHS Decision to Allow California to Break Federal Law

Fr. Pavone Blasts HHS Decision to Allow California to Break Federal Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 23, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement regarding the federal Department of Health and Human Services decision to overlook federal law and force health insurers in California to cover abortion. “We have already seen how willing the unelected bureaucrats who run HHS are to disregard Americans’ freedom of religion, and this Weldon Amendment decision demonstrates the behavior of an Administration…

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What These Ears Heard Donald Trump Say

What These Ears Heard Donald Trump Say

“Of course pray for everybody… [but] we can’t be, again, politically correct and say we pray for all of our leaders, because all of your [political] leaders are selling Christianity down the tubes, selling the evangelicals down the tubes. And it’s a very, very bad thing that’s happening.” Donald Trump “Don’t pray to be politically correct. Pray to be spiritually correct.” Alveda King Yesterday, sitting among 1,000 Judeo-Christian apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors and teachers, all spiritual leaders in America at…

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Celebrating Fathers, Seeking Jubilee on Juneteenth This Weekend

Celebrating Fathers, Seeking Jubilee on Juneteenth This Weekend

The third weekend in June is impacted by two seemingly unrelated holidays; Fathers’ Day and Juneteenth. More people remember Fathers’ Day because every human being has a biological father, regardless of the circumstances of conception. On the other hand, Juneteenth, AKA Jubilee and Emancipation Day, is a US holiday commemorating the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas on June 19, 1865, and the emancipation of African-American slaves throughout the Confederate South. Juneteenth is celebrated during “Fathers’ Day Weekend”…

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Media Advisory: Priests for Life to Host Press Conference Following Ruling in Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt

Media Advisory: Priests for Life to Host Press Conference Following Ruling in Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 16, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to rule as early as today on a Texas abortion case that could have far-reaching implications for facilities across the country, Priests for Life will host a teleconference for the media shortly after the ruling is announced. On the call will be the National Director of Priests for Life, Father Frank Pavone, who is a priest of Amarillo Texas; State Representative Jodie Laubenburg,…

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Civil Rights for the Unborn Unveils New Logo

Civil Rights for the Unborn Unveils New Logo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 8, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 As Juneteenth approaches, Civil Rights for the Unborn – the African-American outreach for Priests for Life – has unveiled a new logo that makes clear that “justice for all” must include the unborn. Evangelist Alveda King, who became Priests for Life’s first African-American Outreach director in 2004, said the new logo is a visual reminder that all human lives matter, born or pre-born. “At Civil Rights for the Unborn,…

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