Entries Tagged ‘Gianna Jessen’

Refuting the false claim that babies don’t survive abortions

mythbusted

RH Reality Check’s Andrea Grimes and Sharona Couttwrote a piece last week deeming it a “myth” that babies survive abortions:

“October Baby” to open in 220 new theaters this weekend; success vexes abortion group

I’m sure October Baby producers loved that headline, which sandwiched their little pro-life movie between one of the top box office draws of all time and the sequel to another box office smash.

Here’s another one for their scrapbook…

All about “October Baby”

UPDATE 3/26, 10:45a: October Baby did very well at the box office this weekend. According to The Hollywood Gossip:

The anti-abortion drama October Baby opened in 390 theaters nationwide this weekend, earning the second-highest per-screen average behind The Hunger Games.
Samuel Goldwyn released the movie, starring Rachel Hendrix, John Schneider and Jasmine Guy, primarily in favorable political environments, earning $1.7M….

The movie’s overall gross is technically $1.9 million now….

In an effort to finance a wider release, filmmakers were able to raise $3 million from investors. To promote the film, its backers screened it for church groups and ran advertisements on networks such as Fox News.

While its niche may be relatively small, it is that dedicated, laser-targeted audience that helped make fellow faith-based fare Fireproof, starring Kirk Cameron, one of the most successful independent films of 2008, grossing $33.5 million.

According to Box Office Mojo, October Baby landed in the top 10 for the weekend, quite respectable.

UPDATE 3/26, 10:27a: I went to see October Baby Saturday night with a group of pro-life friends and was pleasantly surprised by a bonus feature that ran during film credits but was not in the cut I was sent to review.  Actress Shari Rigby spoke of her own abortion and the healing she had received.

(Prolifer)ations 10-14-11

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com. Stand for Life features a video of former Planned Parenthood worker Catherine Adair, who describes her job counting bags of body parts and […]

Abortion survivor’s reaction to new pro-life film about an abortion survivor

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJkN5N6WMOc&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] I laughed so hard, and cried so hard, and healed. ~ Abortion survivor Gianna Jessen’s blurb about the upcoming pro-life film, October Baby, via Live Action, October 11 [HT: Lisa Graas]

New poll/Old poll

The new poll question is up: Who do you think should be named the 2008 Pro-Lifer of the Year? Thanks for reader suggestions for nominees. Here were responses to the previous poll question…

BornAliveTruth.org releases Gianna Responds ad; Focus on the Family launches $500k ad buy in CO

Press release just issued: CHICAGO – here. Additionally, Focus on the Family Action, a CO-based family organization, is kicking off a $500,000 radio ad buy featuring the original Gianna ad revealing Senator Obama’s voting record on born alive infant protections. See TheDrudgeReport.com [later today] and at

Hannity nails Obama and Planned Parenthood

On October 20, 2008, Hannity’s America aired an expose on Barack Obama’s collusion with Planned Parenthood. Hannity reviewed PP’s legal troubles including falsifying building documents in IL (including a clip of an interview with Chicago PP’s Steve Trombley), covering up rape in OH, and its general willingness to accept donations specifically to kill black babies. […]


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