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, April 8, 2014
From SFLA: I'm pregnant!
Are you a leader or officer in your campus pro-life group? Do you aspire to work in the pro-life movement
full-time? Do you want to be mentored by a national pro-life leader? During the 2014-2015 school year, Wilberforce Fellows
- Learn what it takes to be a leader by reviewing various books and publications and participating in bi-weekly webcasts for
discussion and guest speaker lectures - Apply the skills they learn to their campus pro-life groups by organizing at least 2 activism/educational
events and 1 training event - Assist Students for Life of America in its mission of equipping the pro-life generation - Work with their
National Wilberforce Mentor (a leader of an existing national pro-life organization) who will help network them with the national pro-life
movement and assist in completion on their Fellowship Projects
Oftentimes, students ask if it is possible to start and grow a pro-life student group at a community college, and the answer is
YES. This month’s Group of the Month is a courageous pro-life group from Linn-Benton Community College of Albany, Oregon.
Students for Life are committed to “promoting respect for life at LBCC
and in the surrounding community, educating on life issues,
and helping those in need so life is a promising choice.” This March,
Linn-Benton Students for Life hosted SFLA’s What Has Roe Done
for Us? Display, thereby educating their campus about the risks of
the abortion and the aftermath of Roe v. Wade. A week before the Roe
display, they hosted a panel of post-abortive women, which set the stage
perfectly for the display by sharing the powerful stories of women in
& Pregnant: Lessons from an Unplanned Pregnancy by: Jillian, a Students for Life group member
came to college with a mission. I was a Jesus-lovin’, baby-savin’,
praise-music-beltin’ Mother Teresa in training. Of
course, I was naïve and a little silly, but my intention was to share
the joy that had blossomed in my heart with a world that desperately
it. Though I’ve matured and mellowed, I still want to do just that. But,
you know, a little less… jangly.
About 30 seconds
into freshman year, I found the college’s pro-life club and signed up.
By my sophomore year, I was the president. I think that this is due more
to accidents of circumstance than my administrative ability, but it was a
position that I relished and a cause that I cared about deeply. My
now-husband and I spent our free time together doing pro-life work,
performing praise and worship music for college events, and playing
sports. I got good grades, I didn’t have a drink until I was 21, and I
served as an officer of various honor societies, clubs and councils.
training high school student pro-life activists to be leaders at their
schools (and beyond) and to network those student leaders with their
counterparts in the national pro-life movement to help further develop
their skills. Apply for the 2014 Thaddeus Stevens Fellowship