Were there to be no support in the whole history of ethical and moral thought, were there no acknowledged confirmation from medical science, were the history of legal opinion to the contrary, we would still have to conclude on the basis of God's Holy Word that the unborn child is a person in the sight of God. He is protected by the sanctity of life graciously given to each individual by the Creator, Who alone places His image upon man and grants them any right to life which they have.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
ALL PRO-LIFE TODAY
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
The White Man's New Burden: Abortion and Population Control
A disturbing trend in population control threatens not only the babies themselves, but their families, their communities and even the economy. When babies are not revered and cherished as a gift, but seen only as a burden, society will suffer dire consequences. Read today's guest commentary for more on this subject.
THE PILL KILLS MARRIAGE SEMINAR ON JUNE 4, 2011 IN DALLAS, TX
The Pill Kills Marriage is the theme of an exciting, inspirational and educational seminar to be presented by ALL's STOPP International and ALL Associate group STOPP of Dallas on June 4.Keynoting the seminar will be internationally renowned Humanae Vitae speaker, Fr. Daniel McCaffrey. His ability to explain God's plan for joyful, fulfilled marriage is unsurpassed. He is a priest of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, has worked in the Apostolate of Family Enrichment and currently heads the Natural Family Planning Outreach in Oklahoma City. Joining Fr. McCaffrey will be Deacon Rick Condon and his wife Jenny. The couple developed Life & Love in the 21st Century, a parish mission that immerses couples in the culture of life. Deacon Rick and Jenny hosted their popular morning drive time show, "Rise and Shine" on KWKY radio in Iowa for 2 years. Karen Garnett, executive director of the Catholic Pro-Life Committee of North Texas; the respect life ministry of the Diocese of Dallas; and Rita Diller, national director of Stop Planned Parenthood International, will round out the program. Click here to register for this exciting half-day seminar, or call 972-267-LIFE (5433). The $10 registration fee includes materials and lunch. Join us prior to the seminar at 8 am on Saturday, June 4, for Mass at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Dallas, followed by a procession to Planned Parenthood where we will stand in public witness that The Pill Kills Marriages. Click here to help promote this exciting seminar and public witness event.
EWTN WICHITA, KAN., May 17 (CNA) - The Kansas legislature has passed a multi-faceted pro-life bill that cuts Title X funds from Planned Parenthood and excludes automatic abortion coverage from private health care plans and the health insurance exchanges required by federal law to begin in 2014. HB 2075 requires that over $300,000 in Title X federal money will go to local full-service health clinics instead of Planned Parenthood. It will also put $300,000 into a grant-matched fund for pregnancy maintenance and adoption counseling. The provision is the second Planned Parenthood funding cut to pass a state legislature this year.
A former rising star on Broadway has shared how the abortion of his child sent him on a downward spiral that engulfed him in despair - something our sex-saturated culture had never prepared him for. Canadian performer David MacDonald, 50, gave his testimony at a gathering of Silent No More Awareness following Canada's March for Life, where several other men and women also described their abortion trauma. Once a powerful singer, MacDonald's voice at the podium sometimes barely rose above a squeak - his vocal cords destroyed, he says, because of the stress he suffered following the abortion of his girlfriend's baby when MacDonald was 21.
A 16-year old Portuguese girl died after taking the RU486 abortion pill. The girl died as a result of a septic shock caused by Clostridium Sordellii, an infection that until now had only been diagnosed in abortion drug-related deaths in the United States. The girl's death was announced by Portuguese experts at the 21st European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), which has been held in Milan in recent days.