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Fr. Pavone: Tomorrow’s Abortion Vote in the House is a Defining Moment

Fr. Pavone: Tomorrow’s Abortion Vote in the House is a Defining Moment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: October 2, 2017 Contact: Leslie Palma 732-757-9087 TITUSVILLE, FL – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement today in anticipation of tomorrow’s vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. “The U.S. House of Representatives debates and votes on numerous measures which vary in their significance. Tomorrow, the House will act on a measure that defines us as a people, and has a significance…

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Fr. Pavone Urges Congress to End the Torture of Pain-Capable Unborn Children

Fr. Pavone Urges Congress to End the Torture of Pain-Capable Unborn Children

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 25, 2017 Contact: Leslie Palma 732-757-9087 TITUSVILLE, FL – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today urged the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), which will be voted upon Tuesday, Oct. 3. “Torture is illegal in the United States, except when practiced against babies in the womb,” said Fr. Pavone. “Aborted children aren’t just tortured, they’re tortured to death. Therefore, this bill stands in…

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Fr. Pavone Praises KY Gov, Legislature for Enacting Pro-Life Laws

Fr. Pavone Praises KY Gov, Legislature for Enacting Pro-Life Laws

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 12, 2017 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today praised Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky legislature for enacting the first two pro-life laws in the nation this year. One measure will protect from abortion babies who can feel pain and the second will offer a woman the chance to view a live ultrasound image of her child prior to an abortion. “For years,…

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Fr. Pavone Urges South Carolina Governor to Sign Bill Protecting Late-Term Babies

Fr. Pavone Urges South Carolina Governor to Sign Bill Protecting Late-Term Babies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 18, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today complimented South Carolina lawmakers and urged South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to sign a bill passed this week that would protect babies from abortion after 19 weeks. “Governor Haley has indicated she will sign this bill and I applaud her commitment to ending brutal and medically unnecessary late-term abortions,” Father Pavone said. “South Carolina joins a…

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Fr. Pavone: We must act now to protect these babies

Fr. Pavone: We must act now to protect these babies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 13, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement regarding today’s vote on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36) in the House of Representatives. “It is very fitting that on the two-year anniversary of the conviction of late-term abortionist and murderer Kermit Gosnell , our federal government is poised to take action to protect babies from a brutal and…

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Every Saved Baby Is A Step In The Right Direction

Every Saved Baby Is A Step In The Right Direction

This week Members of the US House of Representatives will vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36). The vote was previously set for January 22, 2015; but a dispute regarding the language of the bill postponed the vote. Now the language has been tweaked; the House will again work to vote on the bill which would protect babies 20 weeks of gestation or older from having to go through the horrific, painful dismemberment abortion. Just as Rome…

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Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life Urges Congress to Pass Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life Urges Congress to Pass Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 11, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 “It Would be Immoral Not to Support This Bill” NEW YORK — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today called on the House of Representatives to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36) this week. “Not only are five-month-old unborn babies pain-capable, but they are increasingly capable of life outside the womb at that age, too,” said Fr. Pavone. “The unborn cannot say ‘Ouch!’…

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Montana Governor Urged to Sign Fetal Anesthesia Bill Despite Democrats’ Track Record

Montana Governor Urged to Sign Fetal Anesthesia Bill Despite Democrats’ Track Record

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 20, 2015 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Fr. Frank Pavone today praised the Montana legislature for approving and urged Governor Steve Bullock to sign legislation that would offer women the opportunity to have their late-term babies anesthetized prior to an abortion. “To rip off the arm or leg of a 20-week-old-or-more unborn baby is barbaric; to do it without at least giving the child an anesthetic beforehand is just plain sadistic,” said Fr….

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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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Fr. Pavone: Pro-lifers Are Winning the Pain Capable Battle

Fr. Pavone: Pro-lifers Are Winning the Pain Capable Battle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 24, 2014 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 STATEN ISLAND, NY – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today praised Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant for signing into law a bill to protect six-to-nine-month-old unborn babies. “The abortion lobby believes that the painful dismemberment of babies should be allowed up until birth. Mississippi, an increasing number of other states, the U.S. House of Representatives, and the American people disagree,” said Fr. Pavone. “Governor Bryant and…

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