Happy 400th Anniversary of the first American celebration of Thanksgiving!

By Carol Tobias, President In 1621, pilgrims to America engaged in a three-day celebration to thank God for His many blessings to them in a new land.  They had come through a hard year, losing family and friends, but the harvest was plentiful, and they had a new home in which to live in freedom. …

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Why pro-lifers should be thankful

Editor’s note. This fine story was written a few years back by Paul Stark , Communications Director for Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life, National Right to Life’s state affiliate. It remains very powerful. President Abraham Lincoln declared Thanksgiving an official national holiday on Oct. 3, 1863. In the midst of the horror of the Civil …

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Reasons abound for pro-lifers to be grateful this Thanksgiving

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I vividly recall my favorite Thanksgiving. It happened to be the last one that I celebrated with my entire immediate family. The following year, my beloved father passed away less than two weeks before the holiday.  What made that Thanksgiving truly memorable was my little daughter’s …

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Sanctity of Human Life Sunday an opportunity to highlight, develop important work of pregnancy help

By Lisa Bourne January is Sanctity of Human Life Month – a time set aside every year by pro-life organizations and churches to focus specially on the value of each and every human life. Additionally, a specific day, Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, is celebrated by churches every year in January on the Sundays closest …

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Fighting back against doctors’ pressure to “reduce” (selectively abort) quadruplets

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Once, while scrolling through my emails, I came upon a fascinating find. It was a message from a man named Michael.  Michael came to his pro-life convictions naturally. You see, he is a quadruplet. I will let Michael take up the story from there: “When my …

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Work Begins to Keep Abortion Out of Pennsylvania Constitution

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-life Federation Pennsylvania state Senator Judy Ward and Representative Donna Oberlander have circulated a co-sponsorship memo for a proposed Constitutional Amendment. The Amendment would assure Pennsylvanians that taxpayer funding of abortion and a so-called “right” to abortion do not exist under the state Constitution. The Constitutional Amendment must pass …

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“Women and their children deserve our support, not the destruction of abortion” says Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine

By Dave Andrusko In a far-reaching statement issued earlier this month, the Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine, a coalition more than 30,000 pro-life physicians and other healthcare professionals, said that “abortion is not healthcare” and that this  “intentional destruction of human life through barbaric methods” violates the core values of the Hippocratic Oath. The statement comes …

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What messages do pro-lifers and “pro-choicers” send?

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This is adapted from a workshop I participated in entitled, “The Art of Pro-Life Persuasion: One Size does not fit all.”  To expect responsibility from the pro-abortionist, to look for mercy for the powerless from people who honestly believe our biggest problem today is that there is not enough “access” …

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LIFE Runners witness to thousands at marathon despite staff’s attempt to remove pro-life banner

A race director told the pro-life runners he would call the police to have their ‘Remember the Unborn’ banner removed, but the attempt to suppress the message was unsuccessful. INDIANAPOLIS — Pro-life runners witnessed to thousands at an Indianapolis marathon last Saturday, meeting with both resistance to and support of their “Remember the Unborn” message. Pat Castle, the founder …

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Here’s why the Pro-Life Movement has such staying power

By rebuilding a culture of life—one life-saving law, one life-giving heart, at a time. By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation As National Right to Life’s Pennsylvania affiliate, the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation, prepares for its Celebrate Life Banque, I am struck by the pro-life movement’s staying power. I grew up with abortion being …

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