January, 2011

Jan 31, 2011
Catholic Health Association backs abortion funding ban
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The Catholic Health Association caused quite a controversy last year when they came out in support of Obamacare, taxpayer funded abortion included, in direct contradiction of the positions of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and every major pro-life group.Now, the CHA is supporting the Protect Life Act, which would prevent taxpayer funded abortion in the new health care law.Sr. Carol Keehan, the CEO of the Catholic Health Association and a defender of the Obama administration,...Read More

Tags: Catholic Health Association, No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act
Jan 28, 2011
What's going on in the states?
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Here is a briefing on what’s going on within the states regarding life issues. Alaska: Senate Majority Leader Kevin Meyer is sponsoring legislation that would make Alaska the 27th state to offer “Choose Life” license plates. The specialty plates would be available for $30 from the state Department of Motor Vehicles and any money collected beyond what is required to produce the plates would go to a pro-life organization that promotes adoptions. In 2000 Florida became the first state to offer the...Read More

Tags: Choose Life license plates, parental consent
Jan 28, 2011
Awesome March for Life Video
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Check out this incredible video of all the marchers at this year's March for Life!(h/t SBA List Communications Director Kerry Brown)Read More

Tags: March for Life
Jan 26, 2011
Video: Pro-life Story on American Idol
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This clip is making its way around the pro-life blogosphere. The touching story of a mother who was told to abort her child, who was diagnosed in the womb with hydrocephalus. Paris Tassin had her baby and told her story to American Idol. Enjoy!(h/t Thomas Peters)Read More

Tags: pro-life
Jan 25, 2011
March for Life Reflections from an SBA List Intern
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Yesterday, on January 24th, I was able to join thousands of other pro-lifers from across the country to commemorate the 38th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade.  Marchers included many college students like myself, including huge delegations from as far away as Tennessee and Texas, as well as groups of high schoolers from all over the country.  I was so impressed by the number and diversity of youth in attendance, as well as the organization and dedication that must have been required to...Read More

Tags: March for Life
Jan 22, 2011
Help Build a Culture of Life
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More than 52 million unborn children have had their lives ended in the womb since the tragic Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision was made 38 years ago. That’s also more than 52 million mothers, fathers and families that have also suffered the violence of abortion. With the March for Life happening this Monday, hundreds of thousands of pro-life Americans in Washington DC and across the country have a special chance to be voices for Life—to speak out against the injustice of abortion. If you’ll be...Read More

Tags: activism, March for Life
Jan 21, 2011
Heaven, not Harvard!
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Over at the LifeNews Opinion column, SBA List Staff Writer Maura Butler writes:Being a mom of three, I often chat with other moms and read mommy blogs.  Something I read struck me this week as solidly ironic.  An article printed in the Wall Street Journal entitled “Why Chinese Mothers are Superior” was all the buzz this week.  Cleverly published when Chinese President Hu Jintao was enjoying a diplomatic visit to the U.S., this article stuck in my mind as I read a story about...Read More

Tags: China, Maura Butler, New York Times
Jan 21, 2011
"Ask Them What They Mean by 'Choice'" Blog Day
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The SBA List is proudly joining the "Ask Them What They Mean When They Say 'Choice'" Blog Day organized by JillStanek.com! Please see the details below.********************************************************************************UPDATE 1/21, 1:50a: Today’s the day! 87 89 95 99 pro-life bloggers* have signed up to respond to NARAL’s “Blog for Choice Day” with our own “Ask Them What They MEAN By ‘CHOICE‘ Blog Day.” When you write something on your blog, post a link in my comments section....Read More

Tags: NARAL choice
Jan 20, 2011
Congressional Pro-Life Leaders Speak at Special Order
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Fresh on the heals of the 245-189 vote to repeal ObamaCare, pro-life congressional leaders held a Pro-Life Special order to call for protection of the unborn, a respect for the sanctity of human life, and an end to taxpayer funding of abortion. Led by pro-life hero Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), several lawmakers spoke for the unborn during the special session. Freshmen speakers included Reps. Bobby Schilling (R-IL), Martha Roby (R-AL), Ann Marie Buerkle (R-NY), Tim Huelskamp (R-KS), Marlin Stutzman...Read More

Tags: Congress, Leaders, pro-life
Jan 20, 2011
Rest in Peace, Sargent Shriver (1915-2011)
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Sargent Shriver, one of the leading pro-life Democrats in America, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 95 after battling Alzheimer's.Shriver was the first director of the Peace Corps and was the vice-presidential candidate on the ticket with George McGovern in 1972. He was the only pro-life Democrat on the presidential ticket in modern times, as LifeNews reports.His wife Eunice Kennedy, who passed away in 2009, was the sister of the late John F. Kennedy. Their daughter, Maria Kennedy Shriver,...Read More

Tags: memorium, pro-life democrat
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