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Presbyterians Pro-Life ENEWS 
January 2014


Will you be joining the March for Life in Washington D.C. on January 22? If you are going please let me know. I plan to be there and I would love to meet you!

If you will arrive early or live in the D.C. area, please plan to attend the National Memorial Service for the Pre-born and their Mothers and Fathers. If you are clergy and would like to participate in that service contact me right away. The worship will be ecumenical and clergy from many denominations will be seated together on the platform. 
The Christian Church: How should we respond to the "culture of death?"

by Marie Bowen
Alexa ultrasound

On January 22nd, thousands will gather for the 41st time in Washington D.C. as an expression of objection to the legalization of abortion and also to commemorate the tiny and precious lives of 55 million babies aborted.

 

The tragic loss of life due to abortion is staggering. The 55 million babies lost to surgical abortions in America since Roe v. Wade are just the beginning. No one knows how many chemical abortions are added to that number through abortion causing drugs such as RU 486 and the "Morning After Pill"-now available over the counter even to 11-12 year old girls! Globally, the number of babies destroyed by abortion is estimated to be 120 million every year. No one can calculate the loss of God's intended blessing to the world through those aborted babies. No one can measure losing the gifts God planned to birth through the offspring of each of those individual lives.

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Ben, a before Roe baby, now a Dad
Written by Martha Lou Beaird 

 

Dad and son silhouette Diagnosed with severe anemia before birth, the doctor said he would never go home. God had a purpose for Ben--a purpose that might never have been realized if Ben had been conceived after Roe v. Wade.

 

January, 1973, Dallas Texas
While Dallas County District Attorney Henry Wade's office was working hard to change the law of the land, I was working hard too-to save a life.

 

My husband Dan and I were excited about our pregnancy with our second child. The baby was due in February of 1973, and everything was fine until November 21, 1972. My private physician ran a special blood test on me because I have Rh negative blood. Dan and our (then 5 year old) daughter are both Rh Positive. The doctor was alarmed by the high antibody count and sent me to the Medical School for further tests.

 Read more.

In this busy month for pro-life people, I hope you will take time to reflect on the gift of your own life. Just a few weeks ago we celebrated the coming of Jesus whose death and resurrection provides redemption that covers our lives from fertilization to natural death. He came in the womb for a reason--because that is where our sin begins and he broke for all time its bondage over us. Let that truth bless you every day!
 
In Christ for Life,
 
Marie Bowen
Executive Director
Presbyterians Pro-Life
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