From that day forward. Summer. Fall. Winter. Spring. I was there. Walking, standing, praying and talking young moms and dad’s out of having an abortion. One day, someone asked me how much time I put in. I couldn’t answer their question exactly, but my response was, “A lot.” I went home that night and did the math. Over those five years, I logged over 5,000 hours as a sidewalk counselor, had witnessed over 500 babies saved from abortion personally and 620 total over those five years.
“Being the leader of a student organization that sometimes faces adversity can be scary at times. However, I’ve really grown in my beliefs by holding this position. I consider my position as Marquette for Life’s President a core part of my identity and do not hide it.”
In my own pride, I’ve been tempted to think “I know my faith and already live it out in many ways. I don’t need the MOC conference. It’s for those guys who are doing the bare minimum or don’t really know their faith.” After my first conference, I realized how totally wrong I was. Here’s a list of the top 5 ways I’ve noticed that MOC makes us better pro-life advocates:
For years, the culture of death has sold lie after lie to women and so many of us have bought into the sale. While I could outline each and every point of deception and a way to combat each one, it all really boils down to two truths and a lie.
The life and work of Gualberto Garcia Jones is a fascinating story of God raising up a pro-life hero from humble beginnings. Come hear Gualberto Garcia Jones on April 10th in Wausau or April 11th in Waukesha as he shares his story and offers a unique international perspective on pro-life legal strategies.
On Friday the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized a rule change that effectively strips abortion providers of federal Title X family planning funding. It would do so by requiring abortion providers to demonstrate a “clear financial and physical separation between Title X funded projects and programs or facilities where abortion is a method of family planning,” by prohibiting “referral for abortion as a method of family planning,” and by eliminating the “requirement that Title X providers offer abortion counseling and referral.”
There is a real danger this Act will legalize euthanasia throughout the United States. Please register your strong objections to this bill ASAP by contacting the members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has jurisdiction over H.R. 647.
We often hear that birth control empowers women or that birth control is necessary for women to succeed. These comments come from women who promote feminism, while the messages undermine women for three reasons.