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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
    Newsbuster.org ^ | 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
    Townhall.com ^ | 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 (LifeNews.com) -- 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 (LifeNews.com) -- 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 (LifeNews.com) -- 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
    insightScoop.com ^ | 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
    ndsmcobserver.com ^ | 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
    virtualmarchforlife.com ^ | 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
    Newsbusters.org ^ | 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...