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.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
From 40 Days For Life: DAY 8: Outlawing prayer
Does praying in front of an abortion business really make a difference?
spite of abortion appointment no-show rates that go as high as 75
percent, 178 converted abortion workers, and nearly 100 closed abortion
facilities, sometimes doubt creeps in.
But there's one group that NEVER doubts whether peaceful prayer in front of abortion facilities works: the abortion industry itself.
why the industry's powerful political allies around the world have
attempted to ban peaceful, public prayer vigils. 40 Days for Life Board
Chair and General Counsel, Matt Britton, recently went to Canada to
encourage volunteers who have been targeted by pro-abortion politicians.
Alberta, a new law prohibits 40 Days for Life volunteers in Calgary and
Edmonton from witnessing within 50 meters of abortion facilities.
While the buffer zone is an obstacle, Matt said that the faithful prayer warriors in Alberta refuse to give up because they know their prayers transcend buffer zones and save lives.
visiting Calgary and Edmonton, Matt drove through a snowstorm in the
Rocky Mountains to encourage 40 Days for Life volunteers in Prince
George, British Columbia.
eight-hour drive from the U.S. border, Prince George is one of the most
remote 40 Days for Life campaigns in North America. But that didn't
stop about 75 pro-lifers from attending the local kickoff event.
Pro Familia abortion facility in Pforzheim sued the city for an
injunction to try to ban vigil participants from coming within 100
meters of its office. Fortunately,
the abortion business withdrew its suit upon realizing that the court
would likely reject the buffer zone as illegal!
Frankfurt City Parliament recently decided to ban 40 Days for Life
prayer vigils from coming within 150 meters of the local Pro Familia
However, the city's administrator refused to enforce the prohibition, stating the buffer zone is illegal!
Pray that pro-lifers' right to practice their faith in public will be respected in Germany, Canada, and throughout the world!
said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he fell
into the hands of robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him
and went away, leaving him half dead. A priest happened to be going down
the same road, and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side.
So, too, a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on
the other side. But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was;
and when he saw him, he took pity on him.
Father, we are moved by the lesson of the Good Samaritan, who allowed
compassion to influence him more than fear. Give us the same heart.
Grant that we may never count the cost of standing up and speaking out
for the unborn.