Ladies for Life

Archive for September 2009

Sometimes it’s the quiet, little things that can hit a person hardest. From Tiny Feet, Big Message by Gina R. Dalfanzo (Focus on the Family Magazine, January 2008):

One of Dinah’s favorite stories involves former abortion clinic owner Carol Everett. Now a leader in the pro-life movement, Everett has written about her reaction when she saw a girl at the grocery store wearing one of the Precious Feet pins. “That just drove me crazy because, of course, she was shining the truth on me.”

For more archived Sanctity of Human Life articles at Focus on the Family Magazine, go here.

Do you have a story to share regarding Precious Feet or other positive-message pro-life jewelry? Give us a link, or the story, in the comments. Thanks.

I haven’t seen Politics for the Greatest Good: The Case for Prudence in the Public Square by Clarke Forsythe (InterVarsity Press, 2009) yet, but it has collected some notable recommendations, and looks like a valuable entry in the Culture of Life debates. (via Americans United for Life.)

Note to ladies of the blogroll: Let us know in the comments if you’ve reviewed this book, or any other book likely to be of interest to pro-life ladies. Be sure and provide a link to the blog post. Thanks.

Read Americans United for Life’s 2009 State Legislative Sessions in Review for news on Culture of Life trends and accomplishments at the state government level in the United States.

hat tip: Alliance Alert

The Common Room is celebrating One Million Visits to their blog by having a giveaway. Those of you with funny stories about pregnancy, childbirth or the first few months of parenthood are invited to enter the drawing. The deadline for entering is Monday night, midnight (ET).

The Curt Jester notes that higher-ups in the Obama administration seem to follow a strange creed when it comes to very young humans. They also write off those of us with moral concerns as silly. They also seem to not have a firm grasp on science. Read The Curt Jester’s post Creedal Obamians (Sept. 17, 2009) for the story, and his take on it.

While I was offline oh those many weeks, came out with the third video in their wonderful Life: Imagine the Potential series. See it here.

Or go to their main page. It’s there, too.

St. Gianna Mola is best known for risking her life (and losing it) to save the life of her unborn child. So, what did the older children think of her sacrifice (which left them without a mother)? See Choosing Life, Not Death by Margaret Cabaniss for a bit of follow-up, including a link to a Catholic News Service interview with one of St. Gianna’s daughters.

Fr. John Jenkins, the president of Notre Dame, is proposing some pro-life initiatives at the university. He is also planning to march in the January 22 March for Life in Washington. has the story.

Jay Anderson has more at First Thoughts, including links to other commentary.

I’ve just stumbled across another pro-life site that’s primarily for young people. Drawing on a quote from George Orwell – “In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act” – they have adopted the motto “I am a revolution.” Visit the website Youth 4 Revolution to find out more.

I’m also adding them to the Friends/News/Resources blogroll.

hat tip: I came across the group thanks to an email link for one of the organizers of the Boise, Idaho, 40 Days for Life campaign.

The next 40 Days for Life campaign runs September 23 – November 1. More than 200 cities in the United States, Canada and Denmark have registered prayer vigils, etc. More info here.

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September 2009

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