Updates on Our Projects, Part 2 of 2
Finding Alternatives to Planned Parenthood
We update this website every few days. We’ve matched specific alternatives (usually Community Health Centers) to each U.S. Planned Parenthood center in the country. Activists are sending in ideas and updated information, and the PP centers themselves open and close (mainly close).
We’ve created an information clearinghouse so people needn’t re-invent the wheel, but can share with each other ways to encourage possible PP clients to get medical services at places that don’t promote abortion.
We also need interns.
Price of Roe
This educational website is designed for people who are pro-Roe v. Wade, not because they’ve thought it through carefully, but because they have stereotypes about those of us who oppose Roe.
The title was inspired by a pro-abortion media commentator who bemoaned what progressive causes have lost because of Roe, and so we quote him and several others on what opportunities we’ve lost: elections and ending discrimination against females and those with disabilities. We also expound on what was wrong with Roe: legal scholars who favor the outcome nevertheless think it was sloppy legal reasoning; there was eugenic influence; and the plaintiffs were exploited women.
We’ve just this month added two more quotations about abortion’s impact on elections, and expect more will be added as writers make more comments this election year.
If you come across any good quotations that aren’t yet on the website, please send them in to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be sure to send the link to your pro-Roe friends and social media.
75th Anniversary of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
One of our major activities is having tables and otherwise attending a large variety of conferences, where we can have face-to-face contact with people to acquaint them with the consistent life ethic. See here for two major ones in 2020 plus the four party conventions.
We particularly highlight the two vigils and conference at Los Alamos, where nuclear weapons were first developed, for the 75th anniversary of their deliberate use against human populations. Our endorsers John Dear, Richard Rohr, and Martin Sheen are all expected.
The two vigils with rallies on the anniversaries are very powerful, and well worth the trip alone. The conference in between is also worthwhile.
We especially need to have a strong consistent-life contingent, wearing t-shirts and displaying signs. You can register here . Let us know you’re coming, so we can all coordinate – email@example.com.
Our Latest Blog Post
David Cruz-Uribe, OFS (CLN board member) explains the connections in the United States between Racism and the Death Penalty.
Nellie Gray (1924-2012), March for Life Founder
If everybody doesn't have the right to life, then nobody has the right to life.
Responses/News Tips/Questions to share are all welcome.
Send to firstname.lastname@example.org.