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Month: April 2013

Another TweetFest Tomorrow to Show America “Who Is #Gosnell”

Another TweetFest Tomorrow to Show America “Who Is #Gosnell”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 16, 2013 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 After the phenomenal success of a TweetFest last Friday that finally convinced the mainstream media to cover the trial of abortionist and accused mass murderer Kermit Gosnell, organizers will take to Twitter again tomorrow to highlight exactly “Who Is #Gosnell?” From 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, everyone with a Twitter account is invited to share their outrage that Gosnell was able to operate his “house of…

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Dr. Alveda King Remembers the “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”

Dr. Alveda King Remembers the “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”

On this, the 50th anniversary of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous Letter from a Birmingham Jail, his niece, Dr. Alveda King, Director of African American Outreach for Priests for Life, says her uncle’s letter applies just as profoundly today to abortion as it did in 1963 to segregation. Alveda is joined by Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life who today said: “Today, that letter still speaks. Just as it spoke in his day on behalf…

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Fr. Pavone to Deliver Keynote Address at Bismarck Rally

Fr. Pavone to Deliver Keynote Address at Bismarck Rally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 16, 2013 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 STATEN ISLAND, NY – Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, will fly to Bismarck, North Dakota, tomorrow to help lead a rally in support of the strong pro-life legislation signed in recent weeks by Gov. Jack Dalrymple. After the 3 p.m. CT rally at the capitol building, Father Pavone will celebrate Mass at 5:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Bismarck. “This event…

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Anti-Abortion Student Group at Hopkins Will Be Fully Recognized

Anti-Abortion Student Group at Hopkins Will Be Fully Recognized

As I travel across USA speaking to high school and college students, it is very encouraging to experience their openness to hearing “both sides” of the natural life and family debates. Also encouraging is the response of a panel of student judges at Johns Hopkins University who reversed a decision by the Student Government Association and will allow Voice for Life to be one of the over 300 officially recognized groups on the campus. The student pro-life group will now…

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Court to Priests for Life: “You have to wait”

Court to Priests for Life: “You have to wait”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 15, 2013 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Judge dismisses case for now, but protects Priests for Life from HHS Mandate; Priests for Life to re-file. On Friday, April 12, in Federal Court for the Eastern District of New York, Judge Frederic Block issued an order granting the government’s motion to dismiss the case, Priests for Life vs. Sebelius, on grounds of “lack of ripeness.” Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued this statement:…

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Working Together is a Win-Win Situation

Working Together is a Win-Win Situation

The following report is proof positive that when we stay in our lanes and do our best work and respect others who are on different pages in the same book, leaders get bolder and are more willing to approach all or nothing based on successful advances. Kansas State Representative Steve Brunk said Friday after the passage of the omnibus pro-life bill, “There are a growing number of legislators who want to explore the practicality of moving toward fetal heartbeat as…

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Knife Control?

Knife Control?

For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds; – 2 Corinthians 10:4 On Tuesday a young college student in Texas went on a violent stabbing spree wounding 14 students at the CyFair campus of Lone Star College near Houston. Was he exercising a weird type of gun control, by selecting a knife as his weapon of choice? Or maybe he wasn’t interested in killing with a gun but…

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Appropriate Care: What’s In A Word?

Appropriate Care: What’s In A Word?

I always tell my children that it’s very important to choose your words wisely because language is very important. The use of a certain word instead of a different word can send someone a very different message or leave some message open for interpretation. A recent video that went viral this past week has a Planned Parenthood lobbyist, Alisa LaPolt Snow, advocating for post-birth abortion. When asked by Chairman Boyd: “So, um, it is just really hard for me to…

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Judge’s Decision Is Dangerous For Our Children

Judge’s Decision Is Dangerous For Our Children

As a mother and grandmother I shudder to consider the harm this will bring to young girls and subsequent grief to parents and loved ones. Many contraceptives like ELLA, the morning after pill, have side effects and possible outcomes including strokes, heart attacks, sterility, etc. USA Today is editorializing against a federal judge’s decision to require that “morning after” pills be made available over the counter to anyone of any age. In supporting the Obama administration’s original policy to require…

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Today is the Last Day to Voice Your Support for Religious Freedom

Today is the Last Day to Voice Your Support for Religious Freedom

The HHS contraception mandate has received “more comments than any other regulatory proposal on any subject government-wide” according to the Sunlight Foundation. Today is the final day for public comment on the proposal to require businesses and non-profit charities of more than 50 employees to provide health insurance coverage for abortion-causing “contraceptives” and sterilization. To make your voice heard please click HERE