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LifeNews Pro-Life News Report 10/20/14

 


LifeNews.com Pro-Life News Report
Monday, October 20 2014

For pro-life news updated throughout the day, visit LifeNews.com.

Top Stories
Mother in Coma Heard Everything, Was Scared They’d Turn Off Her Life Support
Miracle Baby Survived Because Doctors Glued Him in His Mother’s Womb
Mother With Stage Four Breast Cancer and Pregnant With 10th Child Refuses Abortion: “I’m Trusting God”
Woman Saves Unborn Baby From Abortion While Inside the Abortion Clinic

More Pro-Life News
Abortion Champion Wendy Davis Sells Baby Onesies
Wife Uses Halloween T-Shirt With Image of Unborn Baby to Tell Her Husband She’s Pregnant
281 Babies Have Been Saved From Abortion in Latest 40 Days for Life Campaign
Woman Who Killed Her Six Newborn Babies, Packed Them in Boxes Faces Hearing
Mom’s Heartbreaking Letter to Her Premature Twins: “I Pray You’ll Forget Every Tube, Every Shot”
Abortion Activist: De-Funding Planned Parenthood a Bigger Threat Than Ebola
Euthanasia Activist Starves Herself to Death to Promote Assisted Suicide
If Brittany Maynard Kills Herself on November 1, The Media Will Forget Her the Next Day
Leading Pro-Life Activist’s Wife Scheduled to Terminate Her Pregnancy
Abortion Activists Use Junk Science to Attempt to Disprove How Abortion Hurts Women
Couple’s Heartbreaking Tale of Miscarriage Gives Contrast to Abortion
Will the Supreme Court Uphold Texas’ Pro-Life Law That Saved Babies From Abortion?
Kansas: Pro-Abortion Greg Orman Literally Run’s Away From Voter’s Abortion Question

Mother in Coma Heard Everything, Was Scared They’d Turn Off Her Life Support
Kate Allat suffered a stroke at the age of 39 and the mother spent 10 days in a coma afterwards. Now that she is past that frightful ordeal, Allat reveals in a new interview that she heard everything going on around her in her hospital room and she was fearful her life support would be turned off.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/mother-in-coma-heard-everything-was-scared-theyd-turn-off-her-life-support/

Miracle Baby Survived Because Doctors Glued Him in His Mother’s Womb
Emma Ryley and her husband Paul struggled to have a baby for 15 years but they were finally able to give birth to a baby boy after doctors tried a new technique using embryo glue. The glue works by increasing the embryo’s ability to stick to the side of the womb after implantation in in-vitro fertilization.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/miracle-baby-survived-because-doctors-glued-him-in-his-mothers-womb/

 

Mother With Stage Four Breast Cancer and Pregnant With 10th Child Refuses Abortion: “I’m Trusting God”
Lauran Bunting faced a bit of culture shock when she headed to public high school as a freshman after being homeschooled. Having been raised Christian, she had morals that she wanted to stay true to, but she admits letting them slip a bit with the desire to fit in at school.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/mother-with-stage-four-breast-cancer-and-pregnant-with-10th-child-refuses-abortion-im-trusting-god/

Woman Saves Unborn Baby From Abortion While Inside the Abortion Clinic
The pro-life Coalition for Life group based in Austin, Texas passed along this pro-life story that took place last week. The anecdote is an incredible witness and a reminder that there are no accidents or coincidences with God!

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/woman-saves-unborn-baby-from-abortion-while-inside-the-abortion-clinic/

 

 

Abortion Champion Wendy Davis Sells Baby Onesies
The media’s “conscience on abortion” is profiting off of babies – in more ways than one. Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis’ online campaign store is selling baby onesies for a $20 contribution.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/abortion-champion-wendy-davis-sells-baby-onesies/

Wife Uses Halloween T-Shirt With Image of Unborn Baby to Tell Her Husband She’s Pregnant
Here’s an innovative way of announcing a pregnancy that may have one wife on the top 10 list of the most creative ways of informing her husband she’s pregnant.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/wife-uses-halloween-t-shirt-with-image-of-unborn-baby-to-tell-her-husband-shes-pregnant/

 
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281 Babies Have Been Saved From Abortion in Latest 40 Days for Life Campaign
It’s Monday … and that means good news! After almost four weeks of this 40 Days for Life campaign, there have been 281 babies saved from abortion – that we know of!

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/281-babies-have-been-saved-from-abortion-in-latest-40-days-for-life-campaign/


Woman Who Killed Her Six Newborn Babies, Packed Them in Boxes Faces Hearing
Megan Huntsman, the Utah woman accused of killing six newborns over the space of ten years and stuffing their bodies into a garage “tucked away among old shoes and an artificial Christmas tree” faces a formal hearing in December.

Click to Read at LifeNews.com:
http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/woman-who-killed-her-six-newborn-babies-packed-them-in-boxes-faces-hearing/

Mom’s Heartbreaking Letter to Her Premature Twins: “I Pray You’ll Forget Every Tube, Every Shot”
Megan Szylvian has written a poignant and touching letter to her premature babies. Today was supposed to be their due date. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/moms-heartbreaking-letter-to-her-premature-twins-i-pray-youll-forget-every-tube-every-shot/

Abortion Activist: De-Funding Planned Parenthood a Bigger Threat Than Ebola
Over at the People’s Cube blog where they claim to “cure weak liberalism with strong communism” they have put into perspective the Ebola scare in light of – are you ready for it- ABORTION. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/abortion-activist-de-funding-planned-parenthood-a-bigger-threat-than-ebola/

Euthanasia Activist Starves Herself to Death to Promote Assisted Suicide
A long-term pro-euthanasia campaigner has starved herself to death over five weeks because she could not have her life ended legally. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/euthanasia-activist-starves-herself-to-death-to-promote-assisted-suicide/

If Brittany Maynard Kills Herself on November 1, The Media Will Forget Her the Next Day
I wrote my first anti-euthanasia article for Newsweek. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/if-brittany-maynard-kills-herself-on-november-1-the-media-will-forget-her-the-next-day/

Leading Pro-Life Activist’s Wife Scheduled to Terminate Her Pregnancy
Some time in the next few weeks, my wife is planning to have her pregnancy terminated. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/leading-pro-life-activists-wife-scheduled-to-terminate-her-pregnancy/

 
Looking for an inspiring and motivating speaker for your pro-life event? Don’t have much to spend on a high-priced speaker costing several thousand dollars? Contact LifeNews at news@lifenews.com about having LifeNews Editor Steven Ertelt speak at your event.
 

Pro-Life Tennessee Congresswoman: Vote Yes on Amendment 1
Rep. Diane Black is one of the pro-life women members of Congress who is a consistent pro-life voter and outspoken on he issue of protecting unborn babies from abortion. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/pro-life-tennessee-congresswoman-vote-yes-on-amendment-1/

Abortion Activists Use Junk Science to Attempt to Disprove How Abortion Hurts Women
What is the three-legged stool on which abortionists and their apologists rest their case?  http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/abortion-activists-use-junk-science-to-attempt-to-disprove-how-abortion-hurts-women/

Couple’s Heartbreaking Tale of Miscarriage Gives Contrast to Abortion
A pro-life woman whose unborn baby girl died in the womb shared her experience on her blog.   http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/couples-heartbreaking-tale-of-miscarriage-gives-contrast-to-abortion/

Will the Supreme Court Uphold Texas’ Pro-Life Law That Saved Babies From Abortion?
The Supreme Court’s decision last week to delay the enforcement of a Texas law designed to protect women from the abuses of a dangerous, profit-driven, and under-scrutinized abortion industry may signal that the Court is ready to hear and decide its first abortion case since 2007. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/will-the-supreme-court-uphold-texas-pro-life-law-that-saved-babies-from-abortion/

Kansas: Pro-Abortion Greg Orman Literally Run’s Away From Voter’s Abortion Question
Greg Orman is running as an independent in Kansas, a conservative pro-life state, by hoping to avoid being seen as a liberal candidate out of step with Midwestern voters on most issues. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/10/20/kansas-pro-abortion-greg-orman-literally-runs-away-from-voters-abortion-question/

 

   
   
 

 

Heroic News: “The courage of Humanae Vitae” plus 1 more

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The courage of Humanae Vitae

“Half-buried in magazines, I came to the dizzying realization that the Church was not entirely wrong on this issue. I still didn’t know if it was completely correct, but I had to give it credit that it alone predicted that contraception would have unintended consequences, articulated what they would be and had been proven right. It continued to say, as it had always said, that society urgently needed to take an honest look at whether contraception has really been a good thing for women.”
Gov to citizens: conduct same sex ‘marriages’ or face prison time

For years, those in favor of same-sex “marriage” have argued that all Americans should be free to live as they choose. And yet in countless cases, the government has coerced those who simply wish to be free to live in accordance with their belief that marriage is the union of a man and a woman.

From 40 Days For Life: DAY 27: 281 lives saved so far

40 Days for Life

Dear Deacon John,

 

It’s Monday … and that means good news! After almost four weeks of this 40 Days for Life campaign, there have been 281 babies saved from abortion – that we know of!

All credit and glory go to God alone, who has heard your prayers … and answered them! Here are just a few examples.

 

Manassas, Virginia

 

 

“We heard about a young woman who came out of the abortion clinic crying,” said Ken in Manassas. As she drove past the prayer volunteers, she stopped the car, got out and came running toward them, happily shouting that she had decided to keep her baby.

“She was embraced with great joy and then she surprised everyone by grabbing a sign, holding it up proudly … and praying with her new friends,” he said. “As you can see, your presence out there is powerful … and you never know what good might happen!”

 

Fresno, California

 

 

Volunteers were able to speak to a woman in her 20s who had just come out of Planned Parenthood after learning she was pregnant. She was in tears.

“Her boyfriend had just gotten out of jail,” said Marcos, the 40 Days for Life leader in Fresno, “and she was told by the Planned Parenthood staff that in her situation, abortion was the best alternative and would make everything better.”

The vigil participants, however, shared information about the help that is available in Fresno.

“I also talked to the boyfriend and let him know that the child is also his … and he is just as responsible for the child as she is,” he said. “We talked for a while and at the end of our conversation they seemed more at ease.”

She had intended to make an appointment for an abortion … but after hearing that she can find real, life-affirming help, she would not be going back and would keep her baby.

Marcos said, “Women often just need to know that they are not alone.”

 

Manchester, England

 

 

John in Manchester says vigil participants give out information envelopes. The exchange can be a conversation starter … and there can be very positive results.

A woman and man arriving at the abortion facility took one of the envelopes … and when they left the building a short time later, they told the volunteers they would not be going ahead with the abortion.

“Our volunteers also gave out client envelopes and had friendly discussions with two teenagers coming for abortions,” John said.

 

“Feeling already uncertain, they finally wanted to keep their babies. One of the girls blew a kiss to the volunteers as she was leaving,” he said. “These saves were a welcome new experience for these particular volunteers.”

Here’s today’s devotional from Ernest Ohlhoff, Outreach Director for National Right to Life.

 

Day 27 intention

We pray for humility in our work for God’s Kingdom.

 

Scripture

Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, who being in the form of God did not consider it robbery to be equal with God, but made Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bondservant, and coming in the likeness of men. And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross.

— Philippians 2:5-8

 

Reflection

There is no limit to what we can accomplish when we don’t care who gets the credit.

Jesus Christ’s life on earth exemplifies a total submission to the will of the Father. His humility, compassion, gentleness and thoughtfulness are reflected over and over again in the New Testament. He was God incarnate, yet He chose to be born to a humble, working class home.

How absurd it must have seemed to the rich and powerful that the Son of God, the Messiah, the one foretold by the prophets, the “King of the Jews” was born and raised as a simple peasant.

During His thirty-three years on earth, He sought no riches, claimed no secular power and gathered no possessions. Yet, His short time on earth changed more lives, softened more hearts, and gave hope to more people, than all the rich and powerful human kings combined.

And, at the end of His life on earth, by dying on the cross, He opened the door to eternal life for those who heed his words and follow in his footsteps.

 

Prayer

O Lord, help us follow in the footsteps of Jesus. Let us humbly and diligently work to restore legal protection for the unborn, the disabled, the medically dependent and all innocent children of God whose lives are threatened. Let us remember the old adage that “He can never lead who has not first learned to obey.” And, Lord, grant us a peaceful heart as we labor in your name. Amen.

 

Printable devotional

To download today’s devotional as a formatted, printable PDF to share with friends:

http://40daysforlife.com/media/fall2014day27print.pdf

 

For Life,
 Shawn Carney

SHAWN CARNEY

Campaign Director

40 Days for Life

www.40daysforlife.com

PRESS RELEASE — China: Two-Child Policy Will Not End Forced Abortion or Gendercide

 

China: 46-Year-Old Woman Forcibly Sterilized

Contact:              Reggie Littlejohn, President, Women’s Rights Without Frontiers

Email:                        reggielittlejohn@gmail.com

Cell:                        310.592.5722

Website:            www.womensrightswithoutfrontiers.org

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — China:  Two-Child Policy Will Not End Forced Abortion or Gendercide

 

According to a report in Bloomberg Businessweek, Cai Fang, vice director of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, has stated:  “We will fully relax the policy” in two years, allowing all couples to have a second child.  The reason:  China’s shrinking labor pool will cause the potential growth rate to fall an average of 6.2 percent annually from 2016 to 2020.

Reggie Littlejohn, President of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, has responded:  “The Chinese Communist Party is finally waking up to the fact that, by instituting the brutal One Child Policy for economic reasons 34 year ago, it unwittingly signed its own economic death warrant.  China will grow old before it grows rich.  China’s population problem is not that it has too many people, but that it has too few young people.” 

“To say that China ‘will fully relax the policy’ is extremely misleading,” Littlejohn continued.  “Allowing all couples to have a second child does not constitute a ‘full relaxation’ of the One-Child Policy. The problem with the One Child Policy is not the number of children ‘allowed.’  Rather, it is the fact that the CCP is telling women how many children they can have and then enforcing that limit through forced abortion, forced sterilization and infanticide.  Even if all couples were allowed two children, there is no guarantee that the CCP will cease their appalling methods of enforcement.  Women will still need a birth permit to have their first and second child.  Women who get pregnant without permission will still be dragged out of their homes, strapped down to tables and forced to abort babies that they want, even up to the ninth month of pregnancy.



“Furthermore, instituting a two-child policy will not end gendercide.  Indeed, areas in which two children currently are allowed are especially vulnerable to gendercide, the sex-selective abortion of females.  According to the 2009 British Medical Journal study of 2005 national census data, in nine provinces, for ‘second order births’ where the first child is a girl, 160 boys were born for every 100 girls. In two provinces, Jiangsu and Anhui, for the second child, there were 190 boys for every hundred girls born. This study stated, ‘Sex selective abortion accounts for almost all the excess males.’  Because of this gendercide, there are an estimated 37 million Chinese men who will never marry because their future wives were terminated before they were born. This gender imbalance is a powerful, driving force behind trafficking in women and sexual slavery, not only in China, but in neighboring nations as well.

“The Chinese Communist Party periodically modifies the One Child Policy, but the coercion at its core remains.  Indeed, ‘One Child Policy’ is a misnomer that causes confusion.  There are numerous exceptions under which couples can have a second child, but enforcement through forced abortion remains.  It should be called China’s ‘Forced Abortion Policy.’ 

 “The coercive enforcement of China’s One Child Policy continues to cause more violence toward women and girls than any other official policy on earth, and any other official policy in the history of the world.  Those who care about women and girls must continue to press with persistence until forced abortion and gendercide are eradicated from the face of the earth.

“China’s Forced Abortion Policy does not need to be modified.  It needs to be abolished.”

 

View WRWF’s “Save a Girl” campaign to end gendercide and forced abortion.
http://womensrightswithoutfrontiers.org/index.php?nav=end-gendercide-and-forced-abortion

Sign a petition to end forced abortion.
http://www.womensrightswithoutfrontiers.org/index.php?nav=sign_our_petition

Watch Stop Forced Abortion – China’s War on Women! Video (4 mins)

http://www.womensrightswithoutfrontiers.org/?nav=stop-forced-abortion

 

Related Links:

 

China to Broaden Two-Child Policy in 2 Years, Adviser Says

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-17/china-to-widen-two-child-policy-in-2-years-policy-adviser-says.html

 

 

Mary TV Daily Reflection 1020/2014 – St. Paul of the Cross


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J.M.J

October 20, 2014

St. Paul of the Cross

 

Dear Family of Mary!

 

Tuesday, November 29, 1983 To Jelena:
“Pray!”

For the intention of the group:

“I am your mother full of goodness, and Jesus is your great friend. Do not fear anything in His presence. Give Him your heart, from the bottom of your heart. Tell Him your sufferings, thus you will be invigorated in prayer, with a free heart, in a peace without fear.”

 

Today is the Feast of St. Paul of the Cross, the founder of the Passionists. St. Paul felt that constant prayer was essential for a Christian, and that the Passion and Death of Jesus teaches us everything we need to know to grow in holiness.

 

I found an article about St. Paul by Fr. David Colhour, CP., who wrote this about St. Paul:

 

A third and very strong faith conviction which Paul operated under was the belief that God is doing something in everybody’s life every single moment of every single day.  We may not always be conscious of it, but below the surface there is always some kind of divine presence and activity sometimes encouraging us and sometimes prodding us.  We may find ourselves fully participating with it, or we may find ourselves even resisting.  Nonetheless, God’s presence is there at work.   Paul writes, “Remain in the divine presence in everything you do.  If you are busy at work with your hands, let your mind and heart be inwardly on God”.  And in another place, “Be at peace in your sufferings without trying too hard to understand them in your mind.  A true servant of God is praying always.  I don’t mean kneeling down, but with loving attention to the divine presence.  In so far as this involves a lack of feeling of God’s presence, so much the better.”  Strong faith certainly has very little to do with making one  feel okay, rather it is more about finding obedience in a relationship of divine love that is perpetually calling us.   

 

Fr. David Colhour, CP    http://www.passionist.org/reflection/stpaulandprayer 

 

St. Paul’s words are full of comfort and hope. I really feel drawn to the idea that God is constantly at work in our lives, moment by moment, whether we know it or not. I believe we are never left alone by God. Even though we may not feel Him near us, He never leaves us. The Father watches over us, Jesus lives within us, and the Spirit guides and protects us day in and day out. Our job is to believe this, and remain mindful of it, no matter what. “Loving attention to the divine presence!” That is how we can pray always!

 

I had an experience of the divine presence actively working in my life this past weekend. Denis and I attended a beautiful conference given by Totally Yours Pilgrimages in St. Charles, IL. At one point during a conference session, I discovered that my purse was missing. I looked everywhere and asked all the kind people around me if they had seen it. It was nowhere to be found. As you can imagine, I was really upset. Most of my identity was in that purse. I began to panic. I was just shaking and thinking the worst. But all the people around me began to pray. They were awesome. And Denis stayed calm and prayed as well. So I made the decision to pray, and the thought came to me that the Lord could use this situation for my good, that He can use any situation to bless me and that I should trust Him and be at peace.

 

Within a few minutes of that grace-filled moment, Denis came walking up with my purse! He found it under a table that we had searched under several times. It was inexplicable. But there was the purse, intact! I cannot describe the relief that washed over me to see my purse. But even more, the peace and joy that I experienced in seeing God’s hand at work. He taught me a good lesson. He was working in me and around me throughout that little trial. And He changed everything in a moment. Truly, the Lord made His presence known to me through that experience. He worked through the wonderful people who helped me, through Denis who never gave up, and through even my poor heart by speaking words of great hope when I was the most distressed! I felt I had been given a new life!

 

St. Paul said: “Be at peace in your sufferings without trying too hard to understand them in your mind.  A true servant of God is praying always.  I don’t mean kneeling down, but with loving attention to the divine presence.” I experienced the fruit of giving loving attention to the Divine Presence yesterday. Truly Jesus is our friend, and we should fear nothing in His presence!

 

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!

Cathy Nolan

©Mary TV 2014




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Heroic News: “Gay old Italy” plus 1 more

 

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Gay old Italy

Rome’s center-left mayor on Saturday recognized the validity of 16 gay “marriages” performed outside Italy, the first such ceremony in the capital, sparking an angry reaction from the interior minister and the Catholic Church.
Catholic Synod’s final report nuanced on homosexuality, other issues

The synod’s final report, released Saturday, presents substantial changes with respect to the much discussed midterm report, especially regarding homosexual persons and the divorced and remarried.
   
 

 


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