Pro-Life Leader Digest

Bring Back "Born Alive" + End Infanticide 

Defenders of abortion will not bring the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act to a vote - but there is still hope. A discharge petition could force the House of Representatives to vote on the bill. Contact Congress and get your network to as well!

Heartbeat Bills in Ohio and Georgia Make Headlines 

Ohio's Heartbeat Bill was signed into law by the governor, and will soon be followed by Georgia. Ohio is the latest state to ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat can be detected (around the 6th week of pregnancy). The ACLU plans to challenge Ohio's law in court. 

Divine Mercy Sunday April 28 

Use these graphics and post text for social media, websites, bulletins or newsletters. (And in case you missed it, the last digest shared other resources for Divine Mercy Sunday and healing after abortion.)

May Word of Life  

The May 2019 edition of Word of Life is available in English and Spanish. Resources for Mother's Day are highlighted on page 1, and a graphic for the occasion is available in English and Spanish on page 4.

"Pain Capable" Hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee 

Abortion survivors testified before the Senate about a bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks, when there is consensus that babies feel pain. Only 7 countries including the US allow abortion this late. Archbishop Naumann says "it is time" to pass this bill!

St. Gianna's Feast Day

This year, St Gianna's feast falls on Divine Mercy Sunday. We've got you covered with graphics and post text taking that into account.

White House Screens "Gosnell"    

On Friday, the White House hosted a screening of "Gosnell" for 150 pro-life leaders. Administration officials made the connection between Gosnell's murder of infants born alive and the current need for a "born alive" bill protecting babies from infanticide. 

 

Contact

Michael Kube

Diocesan Pro Life Director

Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Island
2708 Old Fair Road
Grand Island, NE 68803
Phone: (308)382-6565
Email: mkube@gidiocese.org

Tom Venzor

State Director of Bishops’ Pastoral for Pro Life Activities

Address:

215 Centennial Mall South
Suite 310, Lincoln, NE 68508    
Phone: (402)477.7517
Fax:  (402)477.1503
E-mail: tvenzor@necatholic.org