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Top Ten 2013: Stanek’s most read posts

What interests people always interests me. Some posts that I think are not so amazing spark lots of activity and vice versa. So here were my top 10 most read posts of 2013. Thanks to Kelli for researching these stats. 10. March for Life 2013: A picture is worth 650,000 words (January 26) 9. Most […]

Top Ten 2013: Stanek’s most commented posts

Always fascinating, comments to posts often delve away from the original topic. It may not be the post itself that triggers high reader response but the readers themselves. Here were the most commented posts of 2013. Thanks again to Kelli for researching these stats. 10. ABQ 20-week abortion ban proponents: We’ll be back (November 20; 221 comments) 9. […]

Back from vacation…

I’ve done “blog light” the past 2-1/2 weeks, away from my desk quite a bit in lieu of family time – visiting  Andy and Daena in DC and camping (Starved Rock for Illinoisans) with the grandsons, Rich and my parents. If you’ve been wondering where I was, that’s where. Tomorrow I’ll be back. Thanks to Kelli, […]

Happy birthday, Jill!

Wishing you the happiest of birthdays! From the whole team at JillStanek.com

Pro-life activists in the Sunshine State

I’ve been in Florida since March 1 (hence the lowered rate of posts – thanks to Kel, Carder, Jivin J, Susie, Hans, and LauraLoo for standing in the gap!).

Last week I so happy to get to meet up with Carder, who has been a moderator on the blog for several years and also posts our Quote of the Day on M-W-F…

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I also got to connect with pro-life heroines Michele Herzog (below right) and Allura Lightfoot (below left) where they do sidewalk counseling several times a week at All Women’s Health Center abortion clinic in Altamonte Springs. I’ve written about Michele’s work a couple of times (here and here)…

The Jill Stanek Weekly is out!

 What were my 5 top read posts last week? Find out by subscribing to the Jill Stanek Weekly, a short and snappy e-newsletter that lists those along with another tidbit or two. If you’re not already a Stanek subscriber, you can catch up by reading yesterday’s JS Weekly here. Want to make sure you don’t […]

The Jill Stanek Weekly is out!

Want to make sure you don’t miss any of my news and commentary? Subscribe now to receive my weekend e-newsletter! The Jill Stanek Weekly lists the top five most read posts for the past seven days, along with another tidbit or two. If you’re not already a Stanek subscriber, you can catch up by reading […]

Post-Christmas break

Good day, blog friends! With all the holiday festivities, outings, and travels, there will be no writer or moderator at the blog inn to post until January 2. Enjoy your time with family and friends, and ponder New Year’s resolutions that will make you more holy and the world a better place, especially for the […]

Win trip to DC for you and friend for March for Life

Live Action launched an exciting pro-life contest today. Live Action will be giving away two round-trip tickets to the March for Life and a 2-night hotel stay in Washington, D.C. This will be an opportunity for one person and a friend to be a part of the 2013 March for Life, an historic event this […]

Stanek joins Life Talk team

Click photo to enlarge… I’m honored to have been asked to join Life Dynamics’ Life Talk team! Life Talk is a video program produced once monthly at LD’s (newly redesigned) studio in Denton, Texas. The show features “hidden heroes of the pro-life movement and… latest news from the front lines of the abortion controversy,” quoting […]

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Jill Stanek is a nurse turned speaker, columnist and blogger, a national figure in the effort to protect both preborn and postborn innocent human life.

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by Kelli

TakeCareDownThereA persistent stigma surrounding abortion ensures that the people who provide these services continue to be construed as morally corrupt.

Just like the original version of HB 305 would have banned abortion clinic employees from providing any type of services in public schools, some states have taken this idea to an extreme. Last year, Kansas attempted to ban abortion providers from schools altogether in a sweeping provision that could have prevented parents who work at Planned Parenthood from volunteering to chaperone their kids’ field trips.

That measure didn’t pass, but the attitude remains — people who support abortion shouldn’t be allowed around kids. Other types of professions aren’t singled out in this way in proposed laws.

~ Tara Culp-Ressler, ThinkProgress.org, April 14

[Note: The author describes HB 305, "spearheaded by Rep. Frank Hoffmann (R)", as "intend[ing] to prohibit abortion providers from disseminating materials in publicly funded schools. The original version of the bill would have prevented employees at groups like Planned Parenthood from providing any type of instruction to students whatsoever — but Hoffman ended up amending the legislation to narrow the scope, banning abortion providers from instructing students about topics related to ‘human sexuality or family planning.’” For an example of some of Planned Parenthood’s finest student info on sexuality, see this info on Take Care Down There.]

[Planned Parenthood's "Take Care Down There" graphic via digitaljournal.com]

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