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  • N.Y. Times Wrote Up Four Immigration Protesters, All But Ignored Tens of Thousands Against Abortion

    01/26/2010 7:39:38 AM PST · by raptor22 · 4 replies · 366+ views ^ | July 26, 2010 | Tim Graham
    As the new year began, The New York Times offered a 780-word article to a protest for illegal immigrants – with four marchers walking from Miami to Washington. But on Saturday, tens of thousands of Americans gathering in Washington for Friday's annual March for Life received – part of a sentence. In the Saturday paper on January 23, an article on the trial facing the killer of late-term abortionist George Tiller on page A-11 featured this note in paragraph 9 of a 12-paragraph dispatch by Monica Davey: Testimony began the same day that abortion rights groups celebrated, and abortion opponents...
  • Called to a cause [SBA List's Marjorie Dannenfelser's work with pro-life movement]

    01/27/2010 10:38:12 AM PST · by rhema · 1 replies · 276+ views
    WORLD ^ | 1/30/10 | Marvin Olasky
    | The year 2010 may see the most tumultuous congressional elections since 1994. One of the key players will be Marjorie Dannenfelser, president and chairman of the board of the Susan B. Anthony List, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit, 280,000-member organization with an attached political action committee that helps pro-life women to run for political office. Q: How did you become pro-life? I grew up in North Carolina in an Episcopalian family, very strongly pro-choice. I was co-chair of the College Republicans at Duke University because they wanted balance: Balance meant you had to have a pro-choice and a pro-life chair. So...
  • Pro-life group struggles to find place on liberal campus

    01/25/2010 3:20:56 AM PST · by Elvina · 3 replies · 411+ views
    Yale Daily News ^ | January 25, 2010 | Baobao Zhang
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Outside the U.S. Supreme Court, speakers blared with the frantic strums of guitars and the voices of four young men singing gospel songs — rock and roll style. Donning shaggy beards and seated on a makeshift stage, the four were among thousands of pro-life Christian activists protesting the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion. Out on the streets, a small band of Yale students led a different chant. Glory, glory, hallelujah! In the beauty of the lilies, Christ was born across the sea,” the Yalies’ voices sang in harmony,...
  • Protesters Ignored Again

    01/25/2010 7:24:01 AM PST · by Raquel · 28 replies · 719+ views
    Political Blog ^ | January 25, 2010 | Raquel Okyay
    Every year on January 22 citizens across the nation March for Life in Washington D.C. to protest the 1973 decision of the US Supreme Court that legalized abortion on demand. And every year the media treats the story as insignificant. Just imagine if 300,000 people coalesced in Washington D.C. to protest so-called global warming, the amount of exposure they would have received. Even the much acclaimed “fair & balanced” FOX news channel could barely muster the word “thousands” when reporting on the volume of the March (the reality is hundreds of thousands of people attended). The only cable television channel...
  • Less Choice, More Murder

    01/19/2010 5:34:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies · 199+ views ^ | January 18, 2010 | Star Parker
    Again, this January 22, hundreds of thousands of pro-life Americans will converge on Washington for the March for Life. The March has taken place every year since 1974 to protest the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision on January 22, 1973, which legalized abortion. Good news for pro-lifers is that 2009 showed evidence of turnaround in national sentiment toward tolerance for abortion. Two Gallup polls, one done in May and one done in August, showed higher percentages identifying as "pro-life" than "pro-choice." The opposite had been true in all previous years since Gallup first started doing this survey in 1995....
  • None Dare Call it Genocide

    01/25/2010 8:50:50 AM PST · by AIM Freeper · 13 replies · 500+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | January 25, 2010 | Cliff Kincaid
    Dennis Howard told EWTN television network on the day of the March for Life in Washington, D.C. that legalized abortion is the equivalent of 260 Haiti disasters on American soil. The death toll from abortion in the U.S. is over 52 million. One of the differences is that Haiti is the result of a natural disaster. Abortion is man-made. Another difference is that we search for the victims in Haiti and rush assistance to those injured from the earthquake. The victims of abortion are not worthy of sympathy or attention because they are the product of a "woman's right to...
  • Marching for a Beautiful LifeShare

    01/21/2010 10:03:39 AM PST · by misharu · 4 replies · 262+ views
    Facebook ^ | 12/21/2010 | Sarah Palin
    Marching for a Beautiful LifeShare Today at 11:49am Tomorrow the 37th annual March for Life will occur in Washington, D.C. January is a tough month to schedule a march in Washington, but every year hundreds of thousands of everyday Americans from across our nation brave the cold weather on the anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decision to bear a positive witness to the culture of life. In the years following Roe, we were told that the issue was no longer open for debate and that we should get over it and move on. But we couldn’t get over the...
  • Sarah Palin On Facebook: Talking About Life Today on Oprah

    01/22/2010 9:44:21 AM PST · by MaxCUA · 20 replies · 989+ views
    In light of today’s March for Life in D.C., which promotes a positive, peaceful, hopeful message concerning the sanctity of life, Bristol and I are being interviewed by Oprah Winfrey to talk about choosing life. The show airs today, and you can check your local listings for details. plus her latest tweets
  • "Eye-Popping Corruption" of the Mainstream Media (MSM lies every year about March for Life)

    10/22/2010 3:32:45 AM PDT · by markomalley · 4 replies
    Les Femmes - The Truth ^ | 10/19/2010 | Mary Ann Kreitzer
    The video you are about to see is a commentary on a documentary by the ministry "Thine Eyes." See for yourself the witness of tens of thousands of young people who participate in the March for Life every year and promise that a tidal wave of life is coming to the voters' booth soon. Respect for life is the primary moral issue of our age and those who fail to defend it must answer to God. Plan now to attend the annual March for Life in January and check out an abortion mill near you. No doubt the sidewalk warriors will...
  • Young activists adding fuel to antiabortion side [WaPo actually covers March for Life!]

    01/23/2010 8:43:50 PM PST · by cmj328 · 21 replies · 731+ views
    The Washington Post (Metro Section) ^ | January 24, 2010 | Robert McCartney
    I went to the March for Life rally Friday on the Mall expecting to write about its irrelevance...How wrong I was. The antiabortion movement feels it's gaining strength, even if it's not yet ready to predict ultimate triumph, and Roe supporters (including me) are justifiably nervous. As always, we in Washington enjoy an up-close view of the health of various causes because of the city's role as the nation's most important setting for political demonstrations. In this case, I was especially struck by the large number of young people among the tens of thousands at the march. It suggests that...
  • Hundreds Of Thousands Of Pro-Lifers Again Make Their Mark In D.C.

    01/30/2010 10:31:23 AM PST · by GonzoII · 4 replies · 270+ views
    The Wanderer Press .Com ^ | Top Stories for Thursday, February 4th, 2010 | DEXTER DUGGAN
    Top Stories for Thursday, February 4th, 2010: Hundreds Of Thousands Of Pro-Lifers Again Make Their Mark In D.C. Photo by Fr. Kevin M. Cusick ZENIT News Agency reported that “ some 300,000” rallied for the pro- life cause in Washington, D. C., marking the 37th anniversa­ry of R­oe v­. W­ade. Hundreds Of Thousands Of Pro-Lifers Again Make Their Mark In D.C. By DEXTER DUGGANWASHINGTON, D. C. — In a significant confluence of time and events, Obamacare came crashing to a halt as hundreds of thousands of pro- lifers cascaded into town here, coinciding with the arrival of the political...
  • Women Who Regret Their Abortions Will Speak Out at Upcoming March for Life

    01/21/2009 11:16:17 AM PST · by wagglebee · 11 replies · 554+ views
    Life News ^ | 1/21/09 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC ( -- The pro-life movement has a rich history of focusing not just on the death of an unborn child in an abortion but on the pain and regret millions of women fell following an abortion. Some of those women who wish they could undo their abortion decision and choose life will speak out again at this year's March for Life. Members of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, a network of men and women harmed by abortion, will give their personal abortion testimonies at Thursday's event.They will join the hundreds of thousands of marchers in the...
  • Sarah Palin: We Won't Get Over Abortion, Real Women's Advocates Pro-Life

    01/22/2010 4:15:23 PM PST · by wagglebee · 5 replies · 450+ views
    Life News ^ | 1/21/10 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC ( -- Former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has a message for the mainstream media and abortion advocates. In a new note encouraging pro-life advocates at the March for Life, the former Alaska governor says pro-life people won't "get over" abortion because abortions hurt women. Palin starts the message, shared with her more than one million fans on FaceBook, with encouragement for the hundreds of thousands at the March for Life."Tomorrow the 37th annual March for Life will occur in Washington, D.C. January is a tough month to schedule a march in Washington, but every year hundreds of...
  • National Gallery of Art Under Fire for Blocking Woman With Pro-Life Lapel Pin

    01/27/2010 3:52:53 PM PST · by wagglebee · 27 replies · 1,208+ views
    Life News ^ | 1/27/10 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC ( -- The National Gallery of Art is coming under fire from a pro-life advocate who says officials there prevented her from entering the facility because she had a pro-life lapel pin. Meghan Duke writes about her experience in a blog post at the First Things web site."While visiting the National Gallery of Art this past Saturday, I ran into a pair of errant security guards who have taken to interpreting the Constitution in their spare time," she writes.Duke planned to stop in to see some of the famous works of art after spending time at the March...
  • Pro-life marchers flood D.C. in protest of legalized abortion (another MSM blackout)

    01/22/2010 10:41:48 PM PST · by Sun · 20 replies · 875+ views
    CatholicNewsAgency ^ | Jan 22, 2010 | Staff
    Hundreds of thousands of people are gathered in the nation's capital today to mark the anniversary of Roe v. Wade and protest abortion in the annual March for Life. Gathering from all over the country, protesters of all ages first heard from prominent pro-life, political and religious leaders before beginning the march. Congressman Chris Smith (R-N.J.) was among the politicians who addressed the crowd on Friday, saying, “Thank you one and all for being an important part of the greatest human rights struggle on earth – the right to life movement. By the grace of God, we stand behind, with...
  • Pro-lifers—young, old, and in-between—march, confusing reporters. [West Coast March for Life]

    01/25/2010 5:21:47 PM PST · by Salvation · 14 replies · 594+ views ^ | January 25, 2010 | Insight Scoop
    Monday, January 25, 2010 Pro-lifers—young, old, and in-between—march, confusing reporters. Some 22,000-35,000 folks (estimates vary rather widely) took part in Walk for Life West Coast 2010, and the March's website has a bunch of great photos taken by Maureen & Jim McKenzie of the Walk for Life West Coast Media Team. Jill Stanek has also posted some pics and videos.The San Francisco Chronicle offered this interesting theory about the largely turn-out: "Emboldened by recent shifts in the political landscape, several thousand anti-abortion activists rallied in San Francisco on Saturday in a march that stretched from the Ferry Building almost to...
  • Jenkins, students head to D.C. for march - (Notre Dame Right to Life Club sends students to DC)

    01/23/2010 1:26:58 AM PST · by GonzoII · 10 replies · 342+ views ^ | Friday, January 22, 2010 | Madeline Buckley
    Almost 400 students will participate in this year’s national March for Life Friday in Washington, D.C. — doubling last year’s participation. The Notre Dame Right to Life Club sends students to the nation’s capital every year to march in the annual pro-life rally, the group’s co-vice president Mary Daly, a senior, said. But this year, for the first time, University President Fr. John Jenkins will join the marchers. Jenkins created a pro-life task force in September to “broaden and deepen the pro-life culture” at Notre Dame to help “strengthen the Notre Dame community’s witness to Catholic teaching on life.” One...
  • At 84, Pro-Life Leader Nellie Gray Marches On ("mother of the March for Life.")

    01/23/2010 9:58:44 AM PST · by GonzoII · 12 replies · 518+ views
    HeadlineBistro.Com ^ | Dave Jolivet
    by Dave Jolivet FALL RIVER, Mass. (CNS) -- Boston Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley once said some consider Nellie J. Gray the "(Rev.) Martin Luther King Jr. of the pro-life civil rights movement." "But to me," he added, "she's ... the Joan of Arc of the Gospel of life." There are many other words to describe this 84-year-old champion of the unborn, but none are more accurate than "mother of the March for Life." For more than 35 years, Texas native Nellie J. Gray has been working unceasingly to end the slaughter of unborn children in the United States. And like...
  • Join Sarah Palin In The Virtual March For Life

    01/21/2010 8:35:22 PM PST · by bogusname · 3 replies · 508+ views ^ | Jan 21, 2010 | Virtual March
    In case you haven't done so already, take a few minutes and sign up for the Virtual March For Life. Some of the leaders marching are Governor Sarah Palin, Sen. John McCain, Joe The Plumber, Andrew Breitbart, Governor Mike Huckabee, Tony Perkins and Michael Steele.
  • ABC, CBS, NBC Skip Pro-Life March; NPR Airs Abortionist Calling Pro-Lifers Terrorists

    01/26/2010 7:33:31 AM PST · by raptor22 · 16 replies · 748+ views ^ | July 26, 2010 | Tim Graham
    As usual, ABC, CBS, and NBC ignored Friday’s March for Life protest. (Even the Associated Press skipped over the tens of thousands marching.) But the PBS NewsHour at least offered a brief from news anchor Hari Sreenivasan: Thousands rallied in Washington in the annual March For Life. It was the 37th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion. The anti-abortion crowd rallied at the White House, and then moved on to the Supreme Court. A handful of abortion rights supporters were also present. NPR covered the trial on the murder of late-term abortionist George...
  • Large Ave Maria Contingent Leaves for Washington March for Life

    01/21/2010 6:05:30 AM PST · by Notwithstanding · 6 replies · 432+ views
    Ave Herald ^ | 1-21-2010 | staff
    Ave Maria will be well represented at Friday's March for Life in Washington, D.C. About 100 students from Ave Maria University and 50 students and chaperones from the Ave Maria Youth Group left Wednesday to be part of the march, many attending for the first time. ... AMU founder Tom Monaghan (below left) wished the students well and told them they may find Washington a "somewhat different" place following the election Tuesday of Republican Scott Brown from Massachusetts to the U.S. Senate.
  • Pro-Life Advocates Confront Notre Dame's Father Jenkins at March for Life

    01/25/2010 3:52:27 PM PST · by wagglebee · 23 replies · 776+ views
    Life News ^ | 1/25/10 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC ( -- At the March for Life last Friday, pro-life advocates confronted Father John Jenkins. He is the Notre Dame university president who is under fire for allowing President Barack Obama to give the college's commencement speech and by giving him an honorary degree. Jenkins participated in the March for Life for the first time as a way of making amends but he was confronted by pro-life advocates for the fallout from the event.Specifically, they are upset that he has not gotten Notre Dame officials to withdraw the charges against the 88 pro-life protestors arrested on campus...
  • Thousands of Pro-Lifers Storm D.C. [March Ignored in MSM!]

    01/22/2010 7:19:16 PM PST · by Steelfish · 9 replies · 731+ views
    Washington Times ^ | January 22, 2010 | Julia Duin
    Thousands of Pro-Lifers Storm D.C. By Julia Duin Hundreds of thousands of pro-lifers protested the 37th anniversary of legalized abortion Friday, buoyed by polls and a recent Republican victory in Massachusetts that they said show public opinion may be finally swinging in their favor. "Do you realize you live in a majority pro-life country?" Sen. Sam Brownback, Kansas Republican, shouted to a crowd that filled four blocks of the National Mall from Seventh to 12th Street Northwest. "We are going to win this fight." Organizers estimated the crowd at the March for Life to number at least 200,000. A "virtual"...
  • NY Examiner: March For Life to be held Monday, January 24, 2010. [wt_?]

    01/23/2010 2:34:29 PM PST · by the invisib1e hand · 2 replies · 310+ views
    NY Examiner ^ | 012210 | "Roman Catholic Examiner"
    Since most government representatives are typically out of town on weekends, the March for Life will be held Monday, January 24, 2010. Pro-life advocates want “maximum impact” to underscore the salaciousness of abortion and of the profitable abortion industry. So what happened Friday, dress rehearsal? Does this mean the media will actually cover the gathering of a quarter-million very spirited patriots parading around the capital carrying signs and singing hymns on the steps of the US Supreme Court?
  • Film Exposes True Face, Numbers of March for Life

    01/23/2010 12:35:42 PM PST · by Elvina · 16 replies · 793+ views
    The Christian Post ^ | 1/23/2010 | Lillian Kwon
    WASHINGTON – Organizers say some 300,000 people, mostly young, walked under overcast skies Friday to stand up for the preborn at the annual March for Life. They were joined by another 78,000 virtual pro-lifers, including former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee and former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, who marched with them online in the first-ever Virtual March for Life. "Affirming the dignity and worth of every innocent human life and defending the defenseless are fundamental American values," Palin wrote Thursday in her Facebook page. "With that in mind, this peaceful, hopeful grassroots crowd of individuals, families and students comes to...
  • March for Life: Give a Voice to Those who Have None

    01/22/2010 4:54:52 AM PST · by tcg · 20 replies · 928+ views
    Catholic Online ^ | 1/22/10 | Deacon Keith Fournier
    On January 22, 2010 millions will march on our Nation’s Capital and in Cities around the Nation. We mourn the United States Supreme Court decision of January 22, 1973, Roe v Wade. The countless millions of children killed in the first home of the whole human race cry out for justice. Those who march stand in solidarity with our youngest neighbors whose cry cannot be heard without our voice. Children are being intentionally killed by surgical strikes and chemical weapons in an undeclared war on the womb in the United States of America. The Pro-Life cause is the great human...
  • Impressive Media Malpractice at March For Life

    01/25/2010 8:23:09 AM PST · by rhema · 6 replies · 769+ views
    American Thinker ^ | January 23, 2010 | Jack Cashill
    In January 2009 we brought a six-man camera crew to Washington to create a documentary on the subject of the annual March for Life called Thine Eyes. What motivated Steve Sanborn, the organizer of the project and a March veteran, was the media's historic failure to capture the numbers, the demographics or the spirit of the marchers. With the advantage of rooftop cameras, we estimated there were about 350,000 participants, about 75 percent of whom were under 25, with more females than males among the young people. I also assigned our six cameramen to find as many pro-abortion protestors as...
  • Participants at annual March for Life urged to keep up their efforts

    01/22/2010 3:37:56 PM PST · by NYer · 8 replies · 332+ views
    cns ^ | Januay 22, 2010 | Carol Zimmermann
    Judy Machesic of Sunbury, Pa., listens intently during the annual March for Life rally on the National Mall in Washington Jan. 22. It was the 37th March for Life marking the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion. (CNS/Leslie E. Kossoff-Nordby) By Carol ZimmermannCatholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Despite overcast skies, the mood at the Jan. 22 annual March for Life in Washington was decidedly upbeat as speaker after speaker urged the crowd to keep up their efforts in the pro-life arena. Several speakers told the tens of thousands on the National Mall -- bundled...
  • Hilarious Media Bias on March for Life

    01/25/2010 8:34:37 AM PST · by GonzoII · 17 replies · 1,035+ views ^ | Matthew Archbold
    Hilarious Media Bias on March for Life Shhhh. 300,000+ people chanted, yelled and sung their way into Washington D.C. but somehow snuck past the mainstream media without their notice. Congratulations to the ordinary ministers of the media! Now, I could've missed it but after searching it seems to me that The New York Times completely ignored the throngs of people walking with signs towards the Capitol. I'm sure they would've been noticed if their signs mentioned Gitmo. MSNBC, according to their website, had no stories on the march. CBS News had nothing. And even when some of the ordinary ministers...
  • March for Life, Roe vs. Wade Rally Disrupting Traffic in DC

    01/22/2010 11:48:57 AM PST · by Elvina · 131 replies · 4,429+ views ^ | 1/22/2010 | Amy Munday
    The annual event to march in Washington DC as a pro-choice or pro-life participant is happening today. With streets around the National Mall closed, parking restrictions, as well as fourteen bus lines being rerouted and the slowing of commuter trains from Maryland, traffic Disruption in Washington DC is a big concern today. The National Organization for Women, Choice USA and NARAL Pro-Choice America are gathering at noon at the Supreme Court, 1st Street NE between Maryland Ave and East Capitol in Washington DC as well. The Supreme Court decision Roe vs. Wade decided in 1973 to make abortion legal in...
  • Impressive Media Malpractice at March For Life

    01/23/2010 11:16:48 AM PST · by Elvina · 19 replies · 914+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 1/23/2010 | Jack Cashill
    In January 2009 we brought a six-camera crew to Washington to create a documentary on the subject of the annual March for Life called Thine Eyes. What motivated Steve Sanborn, the organizer of the project and a March veteran, was the media's historic failure to capture the numbers, the demographics or the spirit of the marchers. With the advantage of rooftop cameras, we estimated there were about 350,000 participants, about 75 percent of whom were under 25, with more females than males among the young people. I also assigned our six cameramen to find as many pro-abortion protestors as they...
  • Maryland's March For Life: Monday March 8 (Starts at St. Mary's and ends at State House)

    03/07/2010 2:36:44 PM PST · by icwhatudo · 2 replies · 67+ views
    The 31st annual Maryland March for Life will take place on Monday March 8. It will start with a prayer service at 5:15pm at Saint Mary's church at 109 Duke of Gloucester St in Annapolis Maryland 21401. At 6:30 pm the march will travel up Main street to the Annapolis State house. The rally in front of the state house itself begins at 7pm. A reception at St Mary's (free food!-Chick-fil-et) follows at 8pm.
  • March for Life Sees Pro-Life Americans Flood Nation's Capital to Oppose Abortion

    01/22/2010 2:36:16 PM PST · by Elvina · 14 replies · 725+ views ^ | January 22, 2010 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC ( -- Americans of all ages and races flooded the nation's capital today for the annual March for Life to express their opposition to the destruction of more than 52 million unborn children. They carried a plethora of signs ranging from "Defend Life" to "Abortion is Not Health Care" to "Stop Abortion Now." As she has for so many years, pro-life stalwart Nellie Gray opened the March for Life standing alongside key pro-life members of Congress and longtime advocates. Congressman Chris Smith has long been regarded as the nation's top pro-life advocate on Capitol Hill and his speech...
  • Virtual March for Life drawing thousands (Sign up and select your avatar, here!)

    01/19/2010 1:45:57 PM PST · by NYer · 9 replies · 626+ views
    cna ^ | January 19, 2010
    Washington D.C., Jan 19, 2010 / 03:13 pm (CNA).- Americans United for Life president Dr. Charmaine Yoest has announced the first ever Virtual March for Life taking place on Jan. 22. The goal of the virtual effort is to give a voice to those who are unable to travel to Washington D.C. for the upcoming event.“With a health care bill that includes taxpayer funding for abortion hanging in the balance, this is an important, historic opportunity to get the attention of politicians in Washington,” said Yoest in a statement Friday. “In this critical moment, every American must be heard regardless...
  • March for Life 2010 draws record crowd

    01/23/2010 1:35:31 PM PST · by Elvina · 34 replies · 1,514+ views
    Essex County Conservative Examiner ^ | January 23, 2010 | Terry Hurlbut
    The thirty-seventh annual March for Life took place yesterday in Washington, DC, with several northern and southern New Jersey contingents participating. Unofficial estimates of the crowd size vary from 250,000 to 400,000, which would be the largest crowd that the annual event has drawn. New Jersey conservative activist Andrew P. Schlafly, founder of Conservapedia, led a 93-member contingent of home-school students, families, and older adults that traveled to Washington on two chartered buses to participate in the rally and march. Other New Jersey contingents were on hand, including several from multiple towns in North Jersey and at least one from...