Tuesday, January 22 – marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade – the landmark US Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the US. **Check out the list of Pro-Life Pregnancy Care centers in our area: http://www.wbfj.fm/2013/01/sanctity-of-human-life-2012/
11 pro-life bills were introduced by Lawmakers in Raleigh last legislative session – with six pro-life bills becoming law. Proposals to exclude abortion coverage from federal health insurance exchanges (part of Obamacare) and to outlaw abortions based on gender preferences are two pieces of legislation likely to come before the General Assembly in Raleigh this session. www.journalnow.com/news/state_region/article_af341b44-6370-11e2-8c5b-0019bb30f31a.html
Planned Parenthood has reported a record year for abortions. In their annual report, Planned Parenthood is boosting that 333,964 abortions were performed in the 2011 to 2012 fiscal year. At the same time, contraceptive services at Planned Parenthood has dropped 12% (since 2009) while cancer screening and prevention services dropped 29%. BTW: Planned Parenthood reported a record $542 million in taxpayer funding last year…or 45% of their annual revenue. (according
to the Susan B Anthony list) http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/healthscience/2013/January/P-Parenthood-Reports-Record-Year-for-Abortions/
Planned Parenthood quietly abandons the term “Pro Choice”? LifeSite News
– Planned Parenthood making the announcement to a group of hand-picked news
outlets. According to BuzzFeed-dot-com, Planned Parenthood reported that rather than select a new term to replace ‘pro-choice,’ the abortion provider “hopes to move beyond such terms entirely and present abortion as something too complicated to be divided into two sides.” RnR www.buzzfeed.com
BTW: Good News: Over 2,000 pro-life supporters attended the annual North Carolina “Right to Life” rally at Nash Square in Raleigh this past Saturday.