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Pro-life summit: What next?

As I wrote yesterday, since the election I’ve been pondering where we are as a nation and a world.

I vacillate between thinking 1) the end of the civilization known as the United States of America is near, 2) the apocalypse is near, and 3) I’m overreacting.

Most often I think it’s a combination of #1 and #2, although I do try to temper myself.

And what if this is so, I’ve asked myself? Where does this leave the pro-life movement? Why is God continuing to allow these millions of abortions – almost half a billion around the world per decade – and with them the worldwide decimation of demographics by age and gender? What is He thinking? How does unfathomable tragedy fit into His plan?

Well, of course I know His thoughts are not my thoughts, and His ways are higher than mine. But I still think about these things. I’ve learned there are four ways to determine the will of God: Scripture, prayer, Godly counsel, and circumstances. So I always do try to keep an eye on what’s going on around me, just in case there is something obvious I can take note of.

So I took all this baggage with me to the summit, knowing I would be in the company of Godly counselors. My takeaways, plagiarizing Mark Harrington of Created Equal in places:

Pro-life blog buzz 8-31-12

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN and Kelli

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  • Wesley J. Smith notes that the Democratic Party’s abortion platform is extreme, even for the majority of Democrats:

    While solid majorities of Democrats back some limitations on abortion — 59 percent would ban partial-birth abortions, for example, and 60 percent endorse a mandatory waiting period — the official position of their party is that even common-sense restrictions are unthinkable….

    If Obamacare remains in effect, eventually Congress will revoke the abortion restrictions currently in the law. Then, we’ll see a “Free Abortion Rule,” patterned after the Free Birth Control Rule.

Today! Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rallies in 160+ cities

6/9, 8:40a: Fox News provided great coverage of the Rally for Religious Freedom in Washington, D.C.: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8mXdzOPEX8[/youtube] CatholicVote.org has photos from rallies around the country. StandUpForReligiousFreedom.com is reporting crowd totals of 45,409 so far of 99 cities reporting. The rally I attended in Chicago featured a jazz band, balloon trees, a flash mob, and confetti. […]

“Save the Jews: Don’t have an abortion”

Likewise, Efrat, which works ‘to save Israel’s babies’ has said that “Israel has lost more than 1.5 million Jewish children to abortion since 1948. In a country of about 5.5 million Jews, this number has great demographic significance. Imagine how much stronger Israel would have been today with one million more Jews. Imagine if we […]

Use of graphic pictures not optional

by Fletcher Armstrong, PhD Southeast Director of the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform I posed this to the SFLA conference in DC on Sunday. In spite of all the evidence that pictures win hearts, change minds, and save lives, some of our pro-life friends not only won’t use them, they actively encourage others to reject their […]

(Prolifer)ations 10-1-10

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN Our newest addition to the blogroll, The Lost Generation, features the story of a woman who aborted because she was told she would be unable to carry to term. After the abortion, the abortionist informed her she had actually had other options.

Week 14 pro-life picket at First Assembly of God Church in Ventura, CA

Read backstory here. Todd Bullis and his merry band of pro-lifers have prayerfully protested in front of the Ventura First Assembly of God Church in Ventura, CA, from 7:30a-11a for 12 of the last 14 Sundays. They are protesting because while the church says it is pro-life, it has no works demonstrating it is pro-life […]

Why hasn’t Stupak released voicemails of pro-abort threats?

UPDATE, 11:47a: Eric Cantor press conference: 11:38a: Republican House Whip Eric Cantor just held a press conference accusing House Democrats of fomenting violence by releasing threatening communiques received….


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