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Fr. Pavone: When a Human Heart is Beating, Life Has Begun

Fr. Pavone: When a Human Heart is Beating, Life Has Begun

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 25, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement today regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision not to hear heartbeat bills from North Dakota and Arkansas that would protect babies from abortion once a heartbeat can be detected. “Anyone who still questions when life begins has to at least admit that when a human heart is beating, life has begun. The Supreme…

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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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Father Pavone Applauds Arkansas Legislature

Father Pavone Applauds Arkansas Legislature

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 7, 2013 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 STATEN ISLAND, NY – Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement today following the enactment of a ban on abortions past 12 weeks in Arkansas. “The Arkansas Legislature has done the right thing. Governors aren’t governing their people if they aren’t protecting them. One of the most striking and effective statements over the years by the pro-life movement has been ‘Abortion stops a…

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