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.
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Pro-life Activists to Hold Prayerful Sit-in in Front of the New Proposed Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic in Washington, D.C. on the Eve of Pope Francis Visit
Activists to Hold Prayerful Sit-in in Front of the New Proposed Planned
Parenthood Abortion Clinic in Washington, D.C. on the Eve of Pope
WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2015 /Christian Newswire/
-- Group to risk arrest as they peacefully kneel in the streets in
hopes of blocking construction on the proposed abortion clinic.
The sit-in will take place on Monday, September 21, at 10:00 A.M. at 1225 4th St. NE in Washington, D.C.
Activists will hold a news conference to discuss their efforts and the defunding of Planned Parenthood before the sit-in.
pro-life leaders will also be calling upon Pope Francis to address the
pro-life issue and the defunding of Planned Parenthood when he speaks
before a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, September 23.
Rev. Patrick Mahoney, principal organizer and Director of the Christian Defense Coalition, states;
"A generation ago, civil rights activists
gathered as a bold and public witness to stand against the injustice
of racism and segregation. They risked arrest at lunch counters, on
buses and in the public square for peacefully embracing the eternal
principles of justice for all.
"Today, this generation, faces a
similar challenge on the issue of abortion. How we can passively sit
by while our brothers and sisters are being brutalized and women being
diminished through a tragic act of violence?
"Simply stated, as
civil rights workers sat-in at lunch counters to stand against
segregation, we will peacefully sit-in in front of Planned
Parenthood standing against violence and the crushing of human rights!
will peacefully kneel in the streets in an attempt to halt
construction on a facility that will one day take the lives of innocent
children. On this, we can never be silent!
also be respectfully asking Pope Francis to address the issue of
abortion and Planned Parenthood when he speaks to a joint session of
congress on September 23. May our witness of sacrifice inspire him!"
Mark Harrington, National Director of Created Equal and co-Director of #Protestpp, adds;
"Politicians cannot do our work for us.
It is incumbent on the American people to rise up and stop the
killing. Defeating Planned Parenthood will only happen when people
begin to take ownership over their own communities. We are going to
peacefully and prayerfully intervene to stop the expansion of Planned
Parenthood in our nation's capital. Washington, DC is abortion free and
we are going to keep it that way."