Unite the USA

January Edition: Let Babies Live!

 


Today, hundreds of thousands braved piercingly frigid temperatures in order to stand up and march for life. First aid "warming tents" were available for those feeling overcome by the cold. Yet the people marched on.

Various leaders spoke up for the babies who cannot. U.S. Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (R-MO), with whom we have met and visited, eloquently and passionately shared. According to Life Site News, here is an account of what she said: "We are here today to remember the millions of lives devastated with abortion and to pledge ourselves anew to upholding the most fundamental right, 'the right to life.'" Noting there are 1.2 million abortion per year in the U.S., she said, "There are more babies who perish each year through abortion than people who live in an entire congressional district." An adoptive mother, Hartzler said, "Every life is valuable and has a God-ordained purpose. All babies are wanted."

Indeed, all babies are wanted. Yet abortion clinics play mind games with the women in need of assistance. About half of American women will have an unintended pregnancy, and nearly 1/3 will have an abortion by the time they reach the age of 45 years. And the post-abortive syndrome affects them all. Suicide rates skyrocket for post-abortive women, and the rates for overall depression, fertility issues, anxiety, etc. also soar.

A young woman named "Patricia" knows this personally. She recently shared about the literal horror that she experienced after having three abortions. She strongly pleads with other young women to stop listening to people saying that it's just a blob of tissue. She saw the hands and feet and heads when removed from the womb. It is NOT tissue. It's not an "it". Rather, the baby is a girl or a boy.

In conclusion, let's listen to Dr. James Dobson's words of today. While the frigid air numbed his face, he passionately pled, "Let your baby live!"

We join him in that plea.

And we pray earnestly for God's mercy and for every post-abortive parent to come to Christ for redemption. (Learn more about how to do that by personally knowing Jesus at http://prayingpals.org/knowgod.html.) Meanwhile, our hearts' desire is encapsulated in Psalm 86:5 (AMP):

"For You, O Lord, are good, and ready to forgive [our trespasses, sending them away, letting them go completely and forever]; and You are abundant in mercy and loving-kindness to all those who call upon You."

Let us call upon the Lord and ask Him to help others call upon Him, too! 

God bless,
Carrie Beth and Stacie Ruth Stoelting
Founders of www.unitetheusa.org

 

Action Points to Save Babies from Abortion
  
1. If you are pregnant and need help, please call CareNet at
1-800-395-HELP. You can be connected with pregnancy center in your area where you can receive support. Remember... God loves you and your baby too!

2. Learn how mother and baby can get in touch with pro-life Women's Centers to learn about their options and get the support they need to make a decision in favor of life! Call: 1-800-848-LOVE.

3. Guilt? Anger? Depression? The resources here will help those of you suffering from post-abortion stress syndrome (PASS ) to find hope and healing. Call: 1-800-5-WE-CARE.
  
4. Keith and Melody Green's ministry (Last Days Ministries) has an excellent pro-life section on the web site. Please click here to learn about abortion and what you can do.
  
5. Talk to your kids and grandkids about the sanctity of life. Public schools, colleges, and universities are constantly teaching that abortion is OK. The kids in your life need your support to keep them focused on the value of life and the reasons why abortion is wrong.
  
6. Support ministries that aid teenage mothers. Examples include Bethany Christian Services, Birthright International, Care-Net, Christian Life Resources, and Life Dynamics. Donate time, money to Christian ministries, and help dissuade potential mothers from having abortions.

7. Contact your Congressmen and state legislators and urge them support anti-abortion legislation. Click here to find your state legislators. Click here to find contact information for your Congressmen. 

8. Write letters to the editor. Make your voice heard about your pro-life position. Explain why abortion is wrong.

9. Vote for pro-life candidates. Research and support proven anti-abortion candidates. Help elect pro-life men and women to office.

10. Pray for our politicians and that Roe v. Wade will be repealed. Pray for the mothers whose hearts were broken by abortion. Pray for families whose tables are not as full as a result of abortion. Prayer is powerful!

11. Support ministries and organizations that are bravely fighting to stop abortion and to protect all life. Here are a few worthy pro-life groups worth your attention: National Right to Life, Give Cures, Embryo Adoption Services, Susan B. Anthony List, Alliance Defending Freedom, Priests for Life, And Then There Were None, and many more.

12. Remember that innocent, unborn children are depending on you to give them a voice. Cry out for the babies that never cry!
Why pro-aborts oppose free speech

By Star Parker 

It's no surprise why pro-abortion forces in America don't want free speech when it comes to raising awareness about this issue of, literally, life and death.

The more people understand the reality of abortion, the more they don't want it as a legal, easily accessible part of American life.

Now, as 650,000 plus pro-life demonstrators are about to arrive in Washington, DC for this year's March for Life on January 22, noting in protest the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, the Supreme Court has just heard arguments on a critical case involving freedom of speech on this issue.

Seventy-seven year old Eleanor McCullen's challenge to a 2007 Massachusetts law, which forbids anyone other than patients and employees to stand within a 35 foot radius of the entrance to an abortion clinic, has made it's way to the nation's highest court.

Arguments that this prohibition is about the physical safety of women entering these clinics are absurd. There already are federal and state laws that prohibit physical interference or intimidation of clinic patrons.

This law is aimed solely to abridge the free speech of pro-life activists and prevent them from communicating with women arriving to these clinics. This abridgement of speech is a clear and flagrant violation of freedom of speech guaranteed in the constitution's first amendment.

What a distortion it is that the pro-abortion contingent has managed to get itself labeled "pro-choice." Choice is about light not darkness, about knowledge not ignorance.

Why do those who claim to favor "choice" fight so hard against efforts to assure that women who are considering the horrible decision to extinguish life they are carrying make as informed a decision as possible?

Unfortunately, this is often driven by elitism and racism. Abortion clinic clientele are disproportionately poor and disproportionately black.

Across the board, poor communities and black communities have been devastated over many years by policies designed by liberal elitists convinced that they know what is best for these unfortunate souls.

The abortion clinic is often the last stop in a chain of bad information delivered into low-income communities that creates the government-dependent culture that fosters the never-ending cycle of poverty.

But good information at any stage of the cycle can change things forever. That good information can be a pro-life Christian standing at an abortion clinic.

I wrote a number of years ago about a young black woman named Ebony. When she became pregnant her boyfriend encouraged her to abort the child. She found little problem in arranging an appointment at a clinic, where they assured her she was making the right decision because abortion would be "cheaper" than having the child.

But Ebony was uneasy. Sitting up late, she called into a Christian radio talk show where she was referred to a crisis pregnancy center. At the center, she saw her baby via ultrasound and changed her mind. At the center they helped her birth and provided clothes, food, and counseling.

When I wrote about Ebony her son was four years ago and she had no doubt about the correctness of her decision. A decision made because she had the good fortune to get information.

In 1995, 56 percent of Americans polled by Gallup self- identified as "pro-choice" compared to 33 percent as "pro-life." The last Gallup poll in 2013 showed 48 percent identifying as "pro-life" and 45 percent as "pro-choice."

As I tour the country to speak at crisis pregnancy centers I hear the stories of sorrow, regret, and guilt from those who went down the one way street of destroying the child with which they were blessed.

America cannot be a free country without free speech.

Free speech leads us to a deeper realization that we cannot be a free country without proper respect for life. 

 
Live the Life Jesus Wants You to Live
  
If you are thinking about having an abortion, we urge you to let your baby be born. Jesus came to this world as a baby and in the most humble of circumstances. He came to us in a manger. Jesus knows more than anyone what it is like to face rejection and pain. He suffered, died on the cross, and rose again for you and me. He paid the price for our sins so that we can be saved. Jesus said in John 3:16, "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life."
  
He loves you. He can make a way when there seems to be so way. Focus on Jesus and think of His great love for you. Learn more at www.PrayingPals.org.
    
Here's a Guide to
Stand Up for Life

                               
 Unite the USA: Discover the ABCs of Patriotism is a new book by Carrie and Stacie. With over one hundred ways to take action now, Unite the USA explains how protect life, how to honor our military and veterans, and how to stand up for freedom and faith in Jesus Christ. Chapters and action points are dedicated to defending all life. It's a must read! Click here to buy your copy.
 
(Important Note: All proceeds go to fund our outreach.) 
Ten Pro-Life Resources 
  

1. October Baby (DVD)

 

2. Gianna: Aborted, and Lived to Tell about It (Book about Gianna Jessen)

 

3. Unplanned: The Dramatic True Story of a Former Planned Parenthood Leader's Eye-Opening Journey across the Life Line (Book by Abby Johnson)

 

4. 180 Movie (DVD by Ray Comfort)

 

5. No Greater Joy (DVD) (This program highlights the effectiveness and importance of the mission of sidewalk counseling in the Pro-Life movement.)

 

6. The Gift of Life (a DVD with Mike Huckabee)

 

7. Why Pro-Life?: Caring for the Unborn and Their Mothers (Book by Randy Alcorn)

 

8. Letters to Gabriel (Book by Karen Santorum)

 

9. Shattered into Beautiful: Delivering the Brokenhearted from Abortion(Book by Jeannie Smith)

 

10. Touch of Life First Trimester Fetal Models

  
About Star Parker

Star Parker 

Star Parker is the founder and president of CURE. She is a syndicated columnist whose opinion is published in over 400 newspapers each week. Additionally, she gives regular testimony before the United States Congress, and often shares her views on major television and radio shows across the country. Learn more about Star Parker at www.urbancure.org.

 
 

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