Pennsylvania Action Alert! Please Contact your Legislators on the Following Bills

Pennsylvania action alert

Here are some Bills that will be introduced this legislative session.  We are asked to contact your legislators and ask for their support on the following:

  • B. 118 – The Unborn Child Dignity Act would ensure burial or cremation of babies lost before birth.
  • B. 289- would require abortion centers to post the results of state health inspections on their websites.
  • SB 21 – would ban the abortion of a baby solely for the reason of a prenatal diagnosis of Down Syndrome.
  • HB 184 – would strengthen the penalties for assisting in the suicide of a minor or person with intellectual disabilities.

To find contact information for your Pennsylvania Legislators, please use this link.

The Anti-Life Agenda of Xavier Becerra

Pro-Lifers and every American should be more concerned as the Biden Administration continue to to add another so called “Catholic” to a scandalous cabinet. The agenda is simple; death.

His nominee to fill the HHS Department favored euthanasia in San Francisco. In addition to euthanasia, Becerra is also in favor of coercive action towards religious groups.

Becerra even went after David Daleiden when he took over for Vice President Kamala Harris. The crime? Exposing his ally, Planned Parenthood.

This move from the Biden Administrations shows that he is out of touch, not a Catholic, and has nothing real in store for our country.

77 Foot Soldiers Standing Against Abortion in Waco Resumes this Tuesday, February 23rd

Waco

from John Pisciotta, Pro-Life Waco 

The winter pause is over. Spring is returning quickly. Please join what I think is the most important street outreach of Pro-Life Waco.  The event is in the public right of way of Planned Parenthood at 700 W HWY 6. We will have some bigger signs to display. This will be Tuesday February 23 beginning at 10 AM. We stand up for babies, moms, and the character of the city of Waco—with Planned Parenthood Operational just across the ugly 8-foot fence. Let’s be a beacon of truth and hope to thousands of Central Texas travelers.

Two Brothers Announce Run for 2022 Public Offices

Two brothers in Southeastern Pennsylvania are looking to make a difference in the 2022 election in the Keystone State. Both are doing extraordinary work in the state respectively.

Joe Gale

Joe Gale, 33 currently holds a public office in Montgomery County, challenging the liberal rhetoric day in and day out. Joe overcame some smear campaigns from the GOP Swamp that has attacked his character all because he doesn’t fit the establishment agenda. Joe announced on Monday that he will run for the office of governor for Pennsylvania.

Sean Gale

Sean Gale, the brother of Joe, announced on Monday that he will run for the U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania. He makes this announcement after learning of the retirement of Pat Toomey. Sean, 30, could potentially become the youngest senator in Congress when it is all set and done.

Both brothers can make a difference. They are willing to stand against the establishment, put the people first, and defend life from womb to tomb. These are the candidates that we must support in every given election if we want results.

Stop Abortion Before It Starts – Community-Based Culture of Life Center Opens in Philadelphia

While we worry (and rightfully so) about what to expect with an extremely pro-abortion Biden/Harris administration, great things are happening in the pro-life movement.  One example is the opening of a community center in the Frankford section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania which will offer support to those living in this neighborhood while building a life-affirming presence in the community.  See article from Tom Stevens, below for more information, and please consider helping the Pro-Life Union of Greater Philadelphia in their efforts with a donation.  

Moms place

By: Tom Stevens, President and CEO, Pro-Life Union

Philadelphia March for Life. Done. Now what? In April the Pro-Life Union of Greater Philadelphia will open the first-ever Community-Based Culture of Life Initiative of its kind in Frankford (just north of Kensington), Philadelphia. Mom’s Place Life Center, the goal is to transform Frankford, Philadelphia for a Culture of Life by building a sustainable, self- sufficient, and permanent pro-life presence there. Through education, community engagement, compassionate service and programming, we will partner with Catholic Social Services and the Capuchin Friars at the Padre Pio Prayer Center to build an effective program that minimizes abortion-risk in the area.

Mom’s Place Life Center will be at 1527 Church Street, Frankford, Philadelphia. Proposed services and resources:

  • Classes: Parenting, child-birthing, fatherhood, prenatal and much more
  • Counseling, Therapy
  • Diapers, wipes, baby supplies
  • Pregnancy Fitness Classes: Fitness classes for pregnant women will be taught by a certified fitness instructor (specialized in pregnancy fitness).
  • Housing Assistance.
  • Car Seat and Crib Program, Newborn and Maternity Clothing Resources.
  • Real Alternatives Information, STI/STD Information, Health and Resource Referrals.
  • Fatherhood Initiatives
  • Chastity/Abstinence Programming
  • Moms Coffee Clubs, Toddler Play Area and other

Family Support services

  • Nursing Room: Moms can nurse their baby when needed. This room will be a full-service program with comfortable seating, soft instrumental music, changing facilities and drinking water available
  • Grandparents Corner
  • Know God, Know Yourself, Know Others
  • Low cost ‘Mom’s Place’ Laundromat

Save the Date! March on the Arch Prayer Walk 2021 in St. Louis, MO Scheduled for March 6th

Everyone is invited to be part of the 1.5 mile prayer walk in St. Louis, MO on March 6th.  Details and program are listed below.  

March on the Arch

Human Life Action is proud to join with the Archdiocese of St. Louis, MO, and the Diocese of Belleville, IL, and many other great pro-lifers to announce the March on the Arch, scheduled for Saturday, March 6, in St. Louis, MO.
 
We are committed to standing up for the most vulnerable in our community while building a community that respects and defends life at all stages. That means March on the Arch 2021 will look different than in the past. This year, marchers will depart at intervals on a 1.5 mile prayer walk in the heart of our region, starting outside the last abortion facility in Missouri.
 
Arrive before your chosen start time to kick off your MORNING prayer walk with one of our inspiring speakers (listed below) brought to you by Master of Ceremonies Zip Rzeppa. AFTERNOON marchers can enjoy an individual or guided prayer walk and a chance to meet the incredible Pro-Life organizations who are sponsoring March on the Arch 2021.

Program

Time Speaker
10:00 Archbishop Mitchell Rozanski, Archdiocese of St. Louis
10:15 Steve Rupp, Missouri Right to Life
10:30 Kathy Sparks Lesnoff, Mosaic Pregnancy & Health Centers (former abortion medical assistant)
10:45 Hope Miller, Crusaders for Life
11:00 Brian Westbrook & Rachell Highley, Coalition for Life St. Louis
11:15 Reagan Barklage, Students for Life of America
11:30 Bishop Michael McGovern, Diocese of Belleville
11:45 President Matthew Harrison, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

Prayer Walk Location and START Times

Start Time

The 9:30 AM start time is reserved for those at a high risk for COVID-19. Other departures will occur at scheduled intervals between 10 AM and 2 PM. The 1.5 mile route will begin outside the last abortion facility in Missouri.

Select your start time here.

 

Mourning the Loss of Long Time Pro-Lifer Who Passed Within Months of His Pro-Life Wife

“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his faithful servants.” Psalm 116:15

Tom and Jeannette Wynne Co-host Radio Broadcast for Voices for the Unborn

The following is a moving tribute to long time pro-life advocates, Thomas and Jeannette Wynne by their son, Jeffrey Wynne. Their lives left a legacy of love, faith in Christ, and commitment to their family and the sanctity of life.

“Dad, Mom and I would often go down to Planned Parenthood for a monthly vigil on the 1st Saturday at 2751 Comly
Road in Philadelphia preceded by attending mass at the local parish.  Mom was involved in selling script for Pro-Life and Dad used to keep the books.  Enclosed is a picture of when Dad stood in for Bill Miller co-hosted by my mom.  It was an hour long and I have to say it was very interesting to me because it talked about the early pro-life efforts and persons in the area.” 

“My dad as well as myself were prodded into action by my mom, the real pro-life warrior, and we both gained a real concern for pro-life causes through her.  Many pro-life fund-raiser dinners and March for Life in Washington DC.” Jeffrey Wynne

Please pray for the Lord’s peace and comfort for the Wynne family.

OBITUARY OF THOMAS WYNNE

Born in Suffern, NY on January 7, 1927, and married 70 years to Jeannette V. Wynne (age 93) who died June 5th this past summer, Thomas is survived by his eight children, Jeffrey J. Wynne, Janet C. Jensik (Rob), Elizabeth M. Wynne, Michael F. Wynne (Carol), Theresa M. Vail (Rob), Dorothy J. Wang (Bo), Matthew J. Wynne (Michele), and Annette M. Galczynski (Joe).  Also surviving are 21 grand children and 14 great grand children. Tom graduated from Cornell University in 1947 with the NROTC program and was honorably discharged shortly thereafter at the end of World War II due to the over abundance of service men. 

His Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:30 AM, Friday February 19,2021, at St. Jude RC Church, 321 West Butler Ave. (Route 202), Chalfont, PA, where his public viewing will begin at 9:30 AM. Interment will follow at Saint John Neumann Cemetery on County Line Road.  Please remember to follow local social distancing guidelines and wear face masks.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the local Bucks County Pro-Life Coalition would be appreciated. Their mailing address PO Box 7068, Penndel, PA 19047.

A Salute To God’s Advocate Somewhere Around The Throne – Pastor Bruce Rivers

Another pro-life warrior has earned their wings!  Below is a message from Rev. Clenard H. Childress Jr., Director and Founder of  L.E.A.R.N., on the passing of Pastor Bruce Rivers.  I’ve always enjoyed reading his Facebook posts and will miss seeing them. Viewing information for Pastor Rivers is listed below.  Please keep his family in your prayers.  

Above is a picture of my departed friend and co-laborer Pastor Bruce Rivers. Pastor, Husband, Father, Pro-life activist, and Preacher of the gospel of Jesus Christ. I am still grieving and pondering his departure. Yes, God has the final say and our heavenly Father has so profoundly let Pastor Rivers and myself know that the future would be changing, and the patterns of engagement and fellowship would not be the same.

Walk For Life San Francisco is a yearly event and unknowingly would be the last time I would fellowship with God’s resounding spokesperson. As those who know him you heard Pastor Rivers before you saw him and that commanding uproarious sound so often brought me great joy to hear. Whether through song or great exhortations in the word you were divinely drawn to Pastor Bruce Rivers and its grossly understated that I will miss him!

There In San Francisco as I have done for nearly 16 years after sharing my heart with Gods chosen vessels, I headed down Market Street to march along with the other marchers. Normally upon reaching the end of the march I and Regina quickly head to the pick-up point for a ride or we decide to walk back to the hotel where we are staying. Regina had to stay in New Jersey due to health issues (where I would join her upon my return home with the same issues). I was walking with a young pro-life activist whose first name is Thai and my newly found protégé would be my transportation back to where I was staying. This time it was different. For The Very First Time I stopped And Stayed At The Finish Line Of The March. Why? I didn’t know at the time. I felt compelled to do so. Soon I would find that God would be sharing a special message he wanted me to share with Pastor Rivers @ the Finish Line, but as it turns out it was more for me and the rest of our fellowship.

As I stood conversing and fellowshipping with the crowd the Holy Spirit repeatedly kept reminding me that I was standing at the finish line. In-between greetings and conversations I suddenly felt Gods presence and at the same time heard the voice of my committed comrade yelling my name. As I turned initially, I heard Pastor Rivers say, “that he was looking for me and that he would not travel this far to come here to San Francisco and not see me”.  As Pastor Bruce said those words God then spoke to me and said, “Tell Pastor Rivers that we may not see each other when we would like to but we will see each other at The Finish Line!

I finally got around to sharing that word. Thank God!  As always Pastor Rivers had the means to tape what I just shared with you. You will also hear him say just before I finally say to him what God said to share, “I got to go home”.   The portion I am referring to is at 29:10  in this link .

No, I had absolutely, positively no inkling that it would be the last time I would hear Pastor Rivers distinct voice and receive a “sugar bear” embrace!

Upon receiving the first text of his condition last Friday there was the request to pray. I had just come from my prayer time and immediately called on the name of the Lord. While walking and praying with my wife the second call let me know my friend had transitioned and I was overtaken with great grief and felt ignored and distant from our Heavenly Father. I sat in the chair some time then God reminded me of the last time we were together and what the Father said to tell him and those with us.  God knew then I would need His word of consolation! Truly on this day I can with all assurance say this, “That the next time I see Pastor Bruce Rivers will be @ The Finish Line and I will be there!” Make it your destiny to greet us there! Jesus makes that possible!

Hebrews 12:1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, 2 Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Public Viewing:

Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 10:30 am (PST) to Noon (PST), Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 21372 South Reynolds Ave., Dos Palos, CA

Memorial Service:

Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 12:30 pm (PST)
Mount Moriah Baptist Church
21372 South Reynolds Ave.
Dos Palos, CA 93620

Please send all flower arrangements to:

Mount Moriah Baptist Church
21372 South Reynolds Ave.
Dos Palos, CA 93620

or

Allen Mortuary
247 North Broadway
Turlock, CA 95380

 Family and friends are encouraged to wear blue; this was his favorite color.

Why Praise and Not Reform of Planned Parenthood?

“If a business is built on misleading users, on data exploitation, on choices that are not choices at all, then it doesn’t deserve our praise, it deserves reform.”

This is a quote from Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, during a video conference on the subject of privacy.  He was suggesting that regulators scrutinize social media’s privacy policies (e.g. Facebook) instead of Apple’s.  When I read the words though, it reminded me of a particular organization that needs scrutiny and reform – Planned Parenthood.

Misleading users

  We can check that box off.  Planned Parenthood has the following statements on their website:

“There are fake clinics that say they have pregnancy services. These are called Crisis Pregnancy Centers, and they’re run by people who are anti-abortion and don’t believe in telling you the truth about all of your pregnancy options. They may use lies and manipulation to try to scare or shame people out of choosing abortion.”

With regard to life-affirming pregnancy centers. These centers provide information for alternatives to abortion.  They don’t shame or scare anyone.  This information alone is misleading.

“Both in-clinic and medication abortions are very safe.”

 Well, Planned Parenthood needs to define “very” safe. A baby’s heart is stopped so it’s not safe at all for at least one life involved in the procedure.

Data exploitation

  We can check that box off also.  The Center for Medical Progress’ exposure of Planned Parenthood’s sale of baby parts business included the following:

“Planned Parenthood revealed private patient medical information to third party contractors at StemExpress, LLC in order to meet the company’s quotas for harvesting body parts from Planned Parenthood abortions, said a former StemExpress procurement technician, Holly O’Donnell.”

So, PP exploited personal patient data in order to work with StemExpress in gathering the requested baby body parts.

Choices that are not choices at all.  We can check that box off definitively.

When Dr. Leana Wen took over as president of Planned Parenthood in 2018 she stated that the “core mission” of Planned Parenthood was “providing, protecting and expanding access to abortion.” Despite this, Wen was fired within months of joining Planned Parenthood, and according to her she was fired because she “did not prioritize abortion enough.”

 From personal experience, I have never seen Planned Parenthood work with any pro-life witnesses outside their facilities to share life-affirming choices before a woman makes a decision even though we are within feet of their doors.   The choices they do offer are whether to have a surgical abortion or a medical one.  Opting to end a child’s heartbeat is the only choice offered.  There are no referrals to pregnancy centers.  There is no counseling as to the adoption process.  Abortions are the key ingredient of PP’s profit margins so it would be counter-intuitive to not push the key product.

Tim Cook is known to have a liberal-leaning ideology. I may not agree with his politics, but he is a successful businessman and I can’t say I disagree with his statement as it stands for any business.  So, based on this analysis why is PP praised and why is it not singled out for reform?  Because once again, the primary party involved in abortion, a child, cannot speak, cannot vote and is considered just collateral damage in Planned Parenthood’s misguided and heartless message that abortion empowers women.  Therefore, misleading the moms and dads, exploiting their personal information and underhandedly offering the idea of choices that really aren’t there is celebrated instead of being denigrated and targeted for reform.

Judge May Ban David Daleiden From Releasing New Videos Exposing Planned Parenthood Selling Baby Parts

Their undercover videos did a lot of damage to Planned Parenthood when they revealed the abortion giant’s baby body parts operation. 

The following Life News article was authored by Micaiah Bilger.

The court battles continue for David Daleiden, the Center for Medical Progress investigator who exposed Planned Parenthood’s aborted baby body parts trade.

On Wednesday, Daleiden and his attorneys appeared before California federal Judge William Orrick to argue against a permanent injunction prohibiting them from releasing undercover videos of a National Abortion Federation conference, Courthouse News Service reports.

The National Abortion Federation (NAF) sued Daleiden, fellow investigator Sandra Merritt and others involved in the Center for Medical Progress, accusing them of trespassing, fraud and breach of contract.

Orrick, who has ties to Planned Parenthood, repeatedly has ruled against the pro-life advocates not only in the NAF case but also in a separate lawsuit filed by the Planned Parenthood abortion chain. The judge appears likely to rule in favor of the abortion industry again.

According to the report:

[Orrick] signaled his intention on Wednesday to rule in favor of the National Abortion Federation and enter a permanent injunction barring the release of videos taken surreptitiously by anti-abortion activists at industry conferences years ago.

The ruling would avoid a trial over whether the recordings were made in pursuit of a scheme to fraudulently infiltrate the professional association for abortion providers around the country.

The judge referred to the separate lawsuit that Planned Parenthood won against Daleiden as evidence to support the NAF case.

The abortion industry has claimed that the undercover videos caused safety and privacy problems, and Orrick agreed that these were reason enough to block the videos from being released, the report states.

But attorney Peter Breen, who represents Daleiden, urged the court not to censor the videos, especially because Daleiden also is facing a separate criminal prosecution case in relation to them. That case, which began when Vice President Kamala Harris raided Daleiden’s home when she was attorney general of California, could send the pro-life leader to prison if convicted.

Breen said law enforcement also should be allowed to access the videos for investigations, according to the report.

Orrick issued a temporary injunction blocking the videos in 2015. His ruling applies only to the undercover videos of an NAF conference. Other Center for Medical Progress videos are still public.

In addition to a permanent block on the videos, NAF also asked the judge to prohibit Daleiden and others with the Center for Medical Progress from attending any of its conferences in the future, according to the report.

Daleiden also is facing criminal charges in a separate unjust prosecution by the California Attorney General’s Office. It began with Harris and continued with Xavier Becerra, President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The California Attorney General’s Office claims Daleiden and Merritt broke the law by filming conversations with abortionists and others without their consent. The pro-life investigators are facing possible jail time and fines if convicted.

In May, the Center for Medical Progress and Daleiden filed a lawsuit against Harris for prosecuting him unjustly for his undercover investigative work. The lawsuit accuses Harris, Becerra, Planned Parenthood and others of conspiracy to violate First and Fourteenth Amendment civil rights.

Donations to Daleiden’s legal defense may be made to the Thomas More Society, the pro-life legal organization representing him. Click here to donate.

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