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Pro-life blog buzz 6-10-14

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

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  • Josh Brahm announces the start of his new pro-life ministry, the Equal Rights Institute:

    We’re going to largely accomplish our mission through speaking, writing and campus outreaches. We’re excited to be partnering with Students for Life of America to be training as many of their campus clubs as possible. We have several books we’re planning to write. I’ll be speaking on pro-life dialogue tips as well as relational apologetics with my formerly pro-choice friend Deanna.

    You can donate to this new ministry (and/or personally support Josh) here.

Connecticut high school’s pro-life censorship makes national news

UPDATE 3/21 4:35p: The school has backed down.

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3/11 9:32a: Another week, another case of censorship of student pro-lifers.

Not that this is necessarily a bad thing, from the long view. Battles like this get the abortion issue much more attention than were they never waged. And they give students real life lessons in the First Amendment right of free speech, which isn’t needed for pleasant topics we all agree on.

But I know it’s hard on the personal level, and I give pro-life students all the kudos in the world for sticking to their guns in the face of adversity on behalf of the babies.

So this time the censor is the administration of Branford High School in Branford, Connecticut, the mission of which is ironically, “to prepare students to be independent and collaborative learners who are responsible, informed, and contributing members of society.”

High school censors pro-life club while promoting gay club

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On the heels of a public university censoring a pro-life club comes word of a public high school attempting the same.

University apologizes to pro-life students for removing display

Yesterday I reported that the University of Alabama had removed Bama Students for Life’s pro-life display only two days before its reserved one-month run was scheduled to end. A school administrator told the group their display was taken down on February 6 due to complaints about photos it included of two mothers who died during abortions and […]

Nearly naked man vs dead babies: Guess which campus display was censored?

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Backdrop on the above (click to enlarge) from the Boston Globe, February 5:

Stanek wkend Q: Is it wrong to compare abortion to other mass deaths?

fallingGood friend Josh Brahm has posted a piece, “4 reasons pro-lifers need to stop doing this.” ”This” is:

One of my colleagues at Students for Life of America recently asked me for an example of pro-lifers doing things that appear weird to our society. The first thing that came to mind was something that my brother Timothy and I call FTV: “Fetus Tunnel Vision.”

fetus tunnel vision
noun
   1. the inability to see and/or acknowledge human rights injustices without equating or comparing them to abortion.

Josh listed four reasons, in short:

ABQ 20-week abortion ban proponents: We’ll be back

Early poll results from the Andaluz hotel on the special election
2013-11-20_0807I was frankly shocked to see Albuquerque’s 20-week abortion ban initiative go down. In early September the ban got overwhelming public support, according to an Albuquerque Journal poll, right.

But the initiative did go down, losing by 9,144 votes: 55%-45%, 48,042 to 38,898.

Early voting is where our side lost. There were 50,000 early and absentee ballots cast, and they went 56% against and 44% for.

Objectively speaking, how barbaric is a society that votes in favor of murdering preborn babies five months old and up, particularly who are known to feel the pain of it all? How barbaric are people to jump, clap, and shout for joy when that happens (photo above)?

Pretty barbaric.

Stanek weekend question: Thoughts on Texas and the status of abortion in the US?

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I ended up spending most of yesterday on Twitter, relaying information to and from the Texas State Capitol. There the Senate was debating an omnibus pro-life bill, which eventually passed and is on its way to Governor Rick Perry for his anticipated signature.


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