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LifeNews.com Pro-Life News Report Wednesday, January 22, 2020


 

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Top Stories
President Donald Trump Declares January 22nd “National Sanctity of Human Life Day”
President Trump Will Attend March for Life in Person, First President Ever to Join Pro-Lifers
Pro-Life People Arrested at Nancy Pelosi’s Office While Praying for Vote to Stop Infanticide
Bernie Sanders Calls Killing Babies in Abortion a “Constitutional Right”

More Pro-Life News
Trump Grants Texas Request to Defund Planned Parenthood, Fund Real Women’s Health Care Instead
Gallup Poll: Americans More Dissatisfied With Pro-Abortion Laws Than Ever Before
Trump Admin Condemns Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome: We Must Protect Disabled People
62% of Americans Essentially Want Roe v. Wade Overturned, Oppose Abortions Up to Birth
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President Donald Trump Declares January 22nd “National Sanctity of Human Life Day”

Today, the majority of Americans who are pro-life are mourning 47 years of legalized abortion under Roe v Wade. President Donald Trump today acknowledged those victims of abortion and issued a proclamation designed a spark people to action to put an end to it.



LifeNews.com Pro-Life News Report Monday, January 20, 2020


 

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Pro-Life Group Launches $52 Million Campaign to Support President Trump, Activate Pro-Life Voters
Nancy Pelosi Says She Impeached President Trump “for the Children,” But Supports Abortion Up to Birth
OBGYN Says Abortion is Not Health Care: “Women Deserve to Know the Truth”
When Told Abortion Kills More Women Than Anything, Abortion Activists Say “They Don’t Count”

More Pro-Life News
Abortion Has Killed 61 Million Babies, Violates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream to Treat People Equally
Indiana Bill Would Ban Abortions, Declare Human Life Begins at Conception
The Right to Life of Unborn Children is Now the Biggest Civil Rights Struggle of Our Time
New York Times: Women Should Vote for Pro-Abortion Women Just Because They’re Women
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Scientists Confirm Unborn Children Feel Pain During Abortions, as Early as 12 Weeks

A “pro-choice” scientist is urging the medical community to put politics aside and consider growing evidence that unborn babies may feel pain as early as 12 weeks of pregnancy.

THE VIRGIN MARY SPEAKS TO AMERICA- “THE CRIPPLED SHALL WALK, THE BLIND SHALL SEE, THOSE IN DARKNESS SHALL COME FORWARD INTO THE LIGHT.” – THE VIRGIN MARY.
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LifeNews.com Pro-Life News Report Friday, January 17, 2020


 

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Top Stories
Pro-Life Group Launches $52 Million Campaign to Support President Trump, Activate Pro-Life Voters
Supreme Court Will Take Case to Protect Little Sisters of the Poor From Funding Abortions Under Obamacare
Pete Buttigieg: Imposing Christianity on People is Wrong, Imposing Abortion on Babies is OK
Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Spending More Than Ever to Defeat President Trump

More Pro-Life News
Trump Admin Confirms: “There is No International Human Right to Abortion”
Congressman Slams Abortion: “Next Week I’m Having a Birthday, But 61 Million Americans Aren’t”
NFL Player Ben Watson Slams Hollywood’s Pro-Abortion Culture: “Children are Not a Burden”
Researchers Pay Women to Get Pregnant and Kill Their Babies in Abortions
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Pro-Life Group Launches $52 Million Campaign to Support President Trump, Activate Pro-Life Voters

A major pro-life organization has announced the largest campaign in history to turn out pro-life voters for a presidential election.

THE VIRGIN MARY SPEAKS TO AMERICA- “THE CRIPPLED SHALL WALK, THE BLIND SHALL SEE, THOSE IN DARKNESS SHALL COME FORWARD INTO THE LIGHT.” – THE VIRGIN MARY.
FOR A ROSE PETAL BLESSED BY JESUS AND MARY, AND MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: ST. MICHAEL’S WORLD APOSTOLATE P.O. BOX 514, BAYSIDE, NY 11361- (718) 359-3908 or click here. www.smwa.org
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Guest Contributor: Mark Mason


Chicken Soup For the Soul Submission – Authored by Mark Mason

Seeing With Your Heart

“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.” ~ Antoine de St. Exupery

 

It was a beautiful southern California morning, complete with blue sky, cool breeze and a warm sun. I walked through the parking lot of the shopping plaza thinking of little else than my rendezvous with a pecan roll at the local bakery. As I strolled in front of the grocery store adjacent to the bake shop, I noticed a young African American woman standing next to the store entrance with bags of groceries neatly stacked. As is my practice with strangers, I made eye contact with her and said with a smile, “Hello, there! And how are you today?” She smiled back and responded with a Southern accent, “I’m fine, sir. How are you?”

“I’m doing well, thank you!” I had only taken a few steps past her when I heard her say, “Thank you for seeing me!” Her words brought me to a stop. Still smiling, I turned around and walked over to her, extending my hand. “My name’s Mark. What’s yours?”

For the next twenty minutes, I listened with rapt attention to Dominique share her story. She had grown up in Louisiana where her mother and sisters still lived. Three years ago, a family tragedy prompted her to make the move to California, where without contacts or the promise of employment she had managed to create for herself a life of purpose and fulfillment. She spoke with an easy Southern charm and a smile that radiated joy.

A car pulled up to the curb. Dominique introduced me to the driver, a friend of hers. I helped her load the groceries into the back seat. She thanked me and opened the front passenger-side door. “My daddy used to say that a person will remember how you made them feel long after they’ve forgotten what you said. I know I’ll remember this for a long time.” I smiled, knowing I would as well. The car drove away, but I stood there for a moment longer before stepping inside the bakery.

Sipping my coffee, with the remnants of a pecan roll on my plate, I looked around the bakery at the people there. I nodded to the regulars sitting at their favorite tables, some reading the daily newspaper, others on their laptops. Business-types hurried to the counter to pick up the to-go orders they had phoned in. I smiled thinking about what I had just experienced with Dominique, two strangers who had made a connection based on nothing more than a shared humanity and experience of life.

Every person has a story if you’re willing to take the time to listen. Greeting a stranger with a smile and a kind word is a very small thing to do and yet can have a profound effect on both people. One of my favorite quotes is from Mother Teresa, “Not all of us can do great things, but we all can do small things with great love.” I have found that the benefit of doing these small things not only helps me to maintain a positive outlook on life, but may even sow a few seeds of hope for someone else.

Perhaps I’m ascribing too much significance to the potential of what a simple ‘hello’ between two strangers can do. Certainly, not all of my encounters are as dramatic as the one I had shared with Dominique. And yet, I cannot shy away from doing it simply because I don’t know how the other person might react. I have done this hundreds of times over the past few years and it has never been met with anything other than a positive response.

When I share with others what I do and encourage them to give it a try, I’m usually met with comments like, “Well, that’s easy for you, Mark. You’re an outgoing person.” At which point I assure them that I am anything but outgoing. Yes, it has become easier over the years, but I still have to make a conscious effort to do it. When somebody steps up beside me at the self-serve coffee for a refill, rather than turn to them and say, ”Hello! How are you doing today?” my natural inclination is to remain silent and mind my own business.

Dominique’s words, “Thank you for seeing me,” reminded me of a conversation I had with a friend just a week prior. He and I were sharing our perceptions on how technology is making a bid to redefine human relationships. Social media is creating a society where we are becoming more connected, but less relational. A society where we can all be alone – together. We are in danger of losing the ability to have real conversations.

Don’t get me wrong. I always enjoy reading a text from my wife or daughter that says, “Thinking of you. Love you.” I’m on Facebook and find it useful to keep tabs on what’s going on with my friends (I especially appreciate the birthday notifications). But no amount of texts, tweets or Facebook posts will ever amount to having a REAL conversation with another person. People have a need to be seen. A need to be heard. A need to be treated as if they matter. Because they do.

One particular restaurant chain understands this. New employees are required to watch a short three-minute training video that captures a few minutes of activity inside one of their restaurants. There is a simple instrumental soundtrack with captions that appear whenever the camera focuses on an actor portraying either a customer or staff member. Each caption gives a brief description of one aspect of that person’s life at that moment before moving on to the next person. The snippets of information cover the spectrum, from joyful and celebratory to somber and even heart-wrenching. One caption for an older male customer reads: After years of battling cancer, is finally free of the disease. The camera pans to a young female staff member. The caption says: Worked hard through high school, was accepted to the college of her dreams. Then there’s a shot of an elderly woman sitting by herself in a booth. The caption reads: Husband died one month ago. Today would have been their 50th anniversary.

It doesn’t take much to brighten the day of a stranger. To smile. To offer a friendly greeting. To engage in a brief conversation. To see someone. I sincerely hope you try it and discover for yourself just how good it makes you feel.

Oh, and one more thing. Don’t be surprised if one day a bespectacled, white-haired man walks up to you smiling and says, “Hello, there! And how are you doing today?” It might just be me!

LifeNews.com Pro-Life News Report Wednesday, January 15, 2020


 

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Top Stories
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds: There is No Constitutional Right to Kill Babies in Abortions
Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade Never Had An Abortion, She Gave Birth to a Daughter
California Gov. Gavin Newsom: Stop Killing Cats and Dogs, Killing Babies in Abortions is OK
Virginia Legislature Passes ERA That Would Force Taxpayers to Fund Abortions

More Pro-Life News
207 Members of Congress Ask Supreme Court to Overturn Roe v. Wade
Pro-Abortion Feminists Want People to Use More Inclusive Language, Just Don’t Include Unborn Babies
West Virginia House Passes Bill to Stop Infanticide, Care for Babies Born Alive After Abortions
Florida Committee Passes Bill Requiring Parental Consent Before Teens Can Get Abortions
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Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds: There is No Constitutional Right to Kill Babies in Abortions

Protections for unborn babies are among Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds’ top priorities for the legislative year, she said Tuesday in her 2020 Condition of the State address.

THE VIRGIN MARY SPEAKS TO AMERICA- “THE CRIPPLED SHALL WALK, THE BLIND SHALL SEE, THOSE IN DARKNESS SHALL COME FORWARD INTO THE LIGHT.” – THE VIRGIN MARY.
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LifeNews.com Pro-Life News Report Monday, January 13, 2020


 

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Top Stories
Liberal Media Bias: 93% of ABC, CBS and NBC Coverage of President Trump is Negative
Pro-Abortion Senator Cory Booker Drops Out of Democrat Presidential Race
Pro-Life Teen Nick Sandmann Will Likely Sue CNN Host Who Called His Face “Punchable”
Justice Clarence Thomas Slams Joe Biden on Abortion: He Had “No Idea” What He Was Talking About

More Pro-Life News
Planned Parenthood Defends Dismemberment Abortions Tearing Off Babies’ Limbs
Pro-Abortion Study Falsely Claims Most Women Don’t Regret Ending Their Baby’s Life in Abortion
Missouri Abortions Drop 78% as State Has Just One Clinic Left That Kills Babies
Utah Lt. Governor: “Abortion Will Go Down as One of the Greatest Travesties in the History of Humankind”
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Liberal Media Bias: 93% of ABC, CBS and NBC Coverage of President Trump is Negative

In the first 100 days since House Democrats began their impeachment push on September 24, ABC, CBS and NBC have aggressively aided the effort.

THE VIRGIN MARY SPEAKS TO AMERICA- “THE CRIPPLED SHALL WALK, THE BLIND SHALL SEE, THOSE IN DARKNESS SHALL COME FORWARD INTO THE LIGHT.” – THE VIRGIN MARY.
FOR A ROSE PETAL BLESSED BY JESUS AND MARY, AND MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: ST. MICHAEL’S WORLD APOSTOLATE P.O. BOX 514, BAYSIDE, NY 11361- (718) 359-3908 or click here. www.smwa.org
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LifeNews.com Pro-Life News Report Wednesday, January 8, 2020


 

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Top Stories
Planned Parenthood Should Lose Its Non-Profit Status, It Uses Our Tax Dollars to Elect Pro-Abortion Democrats
Black Leaders Tell Supreme Court: Abortion is Racist, “Long History” of Targeting Black Babies
Justice Department Confirms ERA is Dead, Would Have Forced Americans to Fund Abortions
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts Declares Day of Prayer to Stop Killing Babies in Abortions

More Pro-Life News
143 Abortion Clinics Kill Babies in Late-Term Abortions, Some Kill Babies Up to Birth
Abortionists and 550 Abortion Clinic Employees Have Quit Their Jobs in the Last 7 Years
CBS Has Been Peddling Fake News Since 1973 When Walter Cronkite Misled About Roe v. Wade
Mom Rejects Aborting Daughter Who is One of 13 People in the World With This Rare Condition
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THE VIRGIN MARY SPEAKS TO AMERICA- “THE CRIPPLED SHALL WALK, THE BLIND SHALL SEE, THOSE IN DARKNESS SHALL COME FORWARD INTO THE LIGHT.” – THE VIRGIN MARY.
FOR A ROSE PETAL BLESSED BY JESUS AND MARY, AND MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: ST. MICHAEL’S WORLD APOSTOLATE P.O. BOX 514, BAYSIDE, NY 11361- (718) 359-3908 or click here. www.smwa.org
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Planned Parenthood Should Lose Its Non-Profit Status, It Uses Our Tax Dollars to Elect Pro-Abortion Democrats

Why should Planned Parenthood have a “get out of taxes free” card and avoid the financial realities that impact other businesses in America?



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