White House confirms VP Pence to speak at March for Life

Expected to be an unprecedented turnout

Vice President Mike Pence will speak at the March for Life, a senior White House official confirmed to the New York Times this morning. This is the first time a Vice President of the United States will attend in the Washington, D.C. March's 44-year history. When March for Life organizers released the list of speakers last week, they mentioned a “surprise VIP guest … [Read more...]

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Elementary school students hold own March for Life

Students will spiritually adopt an unborn baby for the next nine weeks

The following comes from a January 24 Catholic Sun article by Ambria Hammel: It’s never too early to begin marching for life or understanding that God is the only one who can give life and take it away. Those are key messages that children ages 5 to 14 learned during their school’s first March for Life Jan. 22. Most Holy Trinity’s student trek from the church to the hall … [Read more...]

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Congress votes to defund Planned Parenthood

Huge symbolic victory for pro-lifers

The following comes from a January 6 Live Action News article by Calvin Freiburger: On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 240 to 181 in favor of defunding abortion giant Planned Parenthood and shifting the group’s taxpayer funding to comprehensive health care clinics. While the U.S. House has repeatedly voted to eliminate the abortion giant’s taxpayer … [Read more...]

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March for Life prevails over Obamacare’s abortion-pill mandate

Court says administration can’t force organization, its employees to act contrary to their own pro-life beliefs

The following comes from an August 31 Alliance Defending Freedom press release by Matt Bowman and Kevin Theriot:   WASHINGTON – A federal court issued an order Monday in March for Life v. Burwell that permanently prohibits the Obama administration from enforcing its abortion-pill mandate against the pro-life organization, founded to end abortion, or its employees, who also … [Read more...]

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Secret abortions lauded

‘Teens may feel more confident and better about themselves as a result’

The following comes from a Jan. 28 posting on LiveActionNews. K Kaufmann wrote a book called The Abortion Resource Handbook, which is meant to guide women through their abortion decisions. It is aimed specifically toward women considering abortion. To put it mildly, the book takes a pro-choice position. In one passage, the author encourages teens not to tell their … [Read more...]

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We lack urgency

Go to the March or the Walk, but don’t stop there.

The following comes from a Jan. 18 posting by Ashley Baldwin on the blogsite of Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust. I stopped going to the March for Life. That probably sounds shocking, coming from a young woman who has dedicated her life to abolishing abortion. I just can’t do it. Every year when I see the hundreds of thousands of pro-life people attending the … [Read more...]

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Why are millennials more pro-life?

Many have aborted siblings

The following comes from a Dec. 12 story on the Christian Post. Millennials are increasingly more pro-life and supportive of restrictions on abortion than their parents' generation, according to polling data taken over the last decade, and pro-life leaders credit medical technology for this growing trend. Lila Rose, president of the pro-life group Live Action, told The … [Read more...]

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Gay and pro-life

Difficult to participate in one issue with people who you know fight against you on another

The following comes from a Sept.  15 posting on Secular Pro Life. Today’s blog post focuses on the perspectives of LGBT pro-lifers. We interviewed four pro-lifers who identify as follows: Deanna Unyk, a queer atheist. Nate Sheets, a gay atheist. Albany Rose Saindon, a pansexual atheist. Rachel E., a bisexual Roman Catholic. ….How would you describe your own position … [Read more...]

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D.C.’s March for Life reaches a new group: evangelicals

The following comes from a Jan. 17 story on Religious News Service. Evangelicals are the most likely religious group to say that abortion should be illegal in all cases. So why would organizers of the March for Life, the annual demonstration on the Washington Mall, hire someone to reach out to that group? The 41st march, scheduled for today, Wednesday (Jan. 22), has … [Read more...]

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Whither the pro-life movement

The following, written by Father C. John McCloskey, comes from a Jan. 13 posting on the Truth and Charity Forum. Father McCloskey, chaplain at Princeton from 1985 to 1990, helped bring into the Church Bernard Nathanson, Lawrence Kudlow, Robert Novak, Judge Robert Bork, and Senator Sam Brownback. Is the annual March for Life, held on the 22nd of January, worth the trouble? Is … [Read more...]

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