I’m doing it for the babies

Inside the ground game to reverse Roe v. Wade

Armed with sunscreen, doorknob fliers and a mission 50 years in the making, the team of activists sporting blue “I Vote Pro-Life” T-shirts fanned out into a web of cul-de-sacs in a subdivision just west of Indianapolis, undeterred by towering rain clouds and 90-degree heat. It was exactly a week after President Trump had named Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to be his nominee for the … [Read more...]

Pro-lifers express hope after Justice Kennedy’s retirement from Supreme Court

Will Roe v. Wade be overturned?

The retirement announcement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has led pro-life advocates to voice hope that his successor could help overturn Roe v. Wade in coming years. Kennedy submitted his formal resignation on Wednesday, in a letter to President Donald Trump. Kennedy has served on the court for 30 years, since being appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1987. He … [Read more...]

Are pro-lifers about to take a run at Roe v Wade?

Analysis: US pro-life movement increasingly confident of overturning the 1973 Supreme Court ruling

In March 2016, Donald Trump said “there has to be some form of punishment” for women who procure an abortion. The pro-life movement couldn’t distance itself from his comments fast enough. March for Life released a statement calling Trump, then running for the presidency, “completely out of touch with the pro-life movement”. The statement continued: “Women who choose abortion … [Read more...]

Candlelight vigil in San Diego to commemorate Roe v Wade

Takes places tomorrow, January 22 at 4:30pm

From socialministrysandiego.com: Join us Monday, January 22, for a Candlelight Vigil at Harbor Drive and Grape Street. We will mark the 45th anniversary of the Roe v Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion and led to more than 59 million abortions in the U.S. since 1973. We will meet at 4:30 PM at the southeast corner of Harbor Drive and Grape, in downtown … [Read more...]

Sacramento bishop declares Roe v Wade anniversary a Diocesan Day of Reparation

Bishop Jaime Soto designates January 22, 2018 as a day of "fasting, prayer, penance and works of mercy" in observance of US Supreme Court legalizing abortion 45 years ago

Dear Friends in Christ: January 22, 2018 marks the 45th anniversary of the lamentable 1973 U.S. Supreme Court Decision, Roe v. Wade. In prayerful observance, I designate January 22, 2018 as a Diocesan Day of Reparation. I ask our clergy and laity to join me in cooperating with God’s merciful grace in these ways: January 20/21: clergy are asked to 1) pray and preach for … [Read more...]

The woman behind Roe v. Wade dies at 69

Norma McCorvey, who was 'Jane Roe' in the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that established a constitutional right to an abortion, later changed her views and became pro-life

Norma McCorvey, better known as Jane Roe from the landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, passed away on Feb. 18 after spending decades at the heart of the abortion debate. Norma McCorvey, who was 22, unwed, mired in addiction and poverty, and desperate for a way out of an unwanted pregnancy when she became Jane Roe, the pseudonymous plaintiff in the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court … [Read more...]

San Diego bishop calls for federal parental notification law

Bishop Robert McElroy: "We have tried that in our state time after time and failed. Federal legislation can achieve that for us."

San Diego Catholic Bishop Robert McElroy delivered the following comments at the Fifth Annual San Diego Walk for Life, at Balboa Park, before an estimated 3,000 participants: “It is a great joy to join with you all here today because what we’re doing is the work of God. What we’re doing is witnessing the Gospel of Jesus Christ in this great nation. What we’re doing is honoring … [Read more...]

Fasting, prayer, penance and works of mercy

Sacramento Bishop Jaime Soto declares Roe v. Wade anniversary a Day of Reparation in the diocese

The following is a December 13 letter from Bishop Jaime Soto of theSacramento Diocese: Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: January 22, 2017 marks the 44th anniversary of the lamentable 1973 U.S. Supreme Court Decision, Roe v. Wade. Since the date falls on a Sunday, the observance is moved to Monday, January 23rd. I designate that day as a Diocesan Day of … [Read more...]

One of these 21 men and women will be Trump’s first Supreme Court pick

During a recent interview with Sean Hannity, Trump announced he’s narrowed his original list of 21 people to “probably three or four"

The following comes from a December 1 Daily Signal article by Fred Lucas: President-elect Donald Trump is that rare president who will nominate a Supreme Court justice almost immediately after taking office. Trump is expected to act quickly to fill the seat of Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in February. During a Thursday interview with Sean Hannity, Trump announced he’s … [Read more...]

How much do you trust Trump’s pro-life conversion?

The Republican candidate has said that his pro-choice sister would make a “phenomenal” Supreme Court justice

The following comes from a January 26 Stream article by Jason Jones and John Zmirak: If you were pro-life in the same way that the head of the NRA is pro-gun rights, would you settle for a candidate who had spent most of his life as a radical anti-gun advocate, supporting the seizure of all private weapons? Well, Donald Trump favored abortion on demand until … some point … [Read more...]