Wednesday, June 15, 2022

The Battle for the Right to Life

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Cultural battles are being fought on nearly every front today---faith, freedom, and family are under attack.

Education has been highjacked and pulpits have been all but silenced. 

But nowhere is the battle more heated than the fight for the sanctity of life.

Abortion activists have committed 48 acts of violence or vandalism against churches, pro-life organizations, or individuals in the last 42 days — something that amounts to “a kind of war” against pro-life Americans. 

Be informed, not misled.

Politically-motivated criminals targeted churches 20 times, pro-life women's centers 23 times, and pro-life students or individuals five times since May 2, when someone leaked a Supreme Court opinion indicating that justices plan to overturn Roe v. Wade leaked to the media.

The most recent attack took place last Saturday when someone set fire to a pregnancy resource center in Gresham, Oregon. “From initial investigations by police and fire authorities, it appears an incendiary device was thrown through a window,” the group reported.

Ben Johnson, writing for the "Washington Stand" has published a list of the 48 acts of violence against pro-life women's centers, churches, pro-life organizations, etc.

You can review the list here

The battle has moved beyond words.

A man armed with a gun, a knife, and pepper spray was arrested near Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s Maryland home last Wednesday. He told officers that he wanted to kill the justice, who is one of five members of the court to sign the leaked draft Dobbs opinion from February, which would overturn Roe v. Wade.

Earlier this year, pro-abortion activists posted a map showing the home addresses of the justices who supported the Dobbs opinion, enabling protestors to demonstrate outside the justices’ homes. When asked whether the White House condemned the release of that map, then-Press Secretary Jen Psaki did not directly answer the question, saying instead, “The president’s view is that there is a lot of passion, a lot of fear, a lot of sadness from many, many people across this country about what they saw in that leaked document.”

Supreme Court justices have not been the only targets of pro-abortion rage after the draft Dobbs opinion was leaked. Since early May, a dozen or so pro-life pregnancy resource centers have been vandalized by pro-abortion graffiti, Molotov cocktails, and everything in between. As of this writing, the most recent attack was on a pro-life medical office and pregnancy resource center in Buffalo, New York, which was firebombed Tuesday morning by a radical group styling themselves as “Jane’s Revenge.”

The picture of Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer standing in front of the Supreme Court Building, yelling uncontrollably, shouting threats at Justice Kavanaugh and Justice Gorsuch if they overturn Roe v Wade is unforgettable--on so many fronts.

“I want to tell you, Justice Kavanaugh and Justice Gorsuch, you have unleashed a whirlwind, and you will pay the price,” Schumer said. “You won’t know what hit you if you go forward with these awful decisions.”

Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA) told Tony Perkins, “It’s all about pushing their agenda forward. And frankly, they don’t care if lives are going to be threatened, or potentially put in harm’s way, in the process. This is all about intimidation, instilling fear in hopes of advancing their continued efforts of destroying the lives of innocent children.”

The violence against religious institutions and pro-life women’s centers — which give expectant mothers diapers, baby clothes, and, when they can find it, baby formula free of charge — does not so much represent a new threat as it does a transference of aggression. When we get to the point where that so-called constitutional "right" to abortion is about to be canceled, you will see the violence which is directed at unborn children directed at the pro-life movement.


“This is the hour for the church to have her finest hour,” Hice says. “This is the time for us to pray like we’ve never prayed before, to be visible like we’ve never been visible before, to show up, to stand for life, to stand for righteousness like never before.”

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins agreed, “I think we need to draw the line at this point and say, ‘Look, you’re not going to intimidate us into silence or going away. We’re here, and we’re here to stay — to defend the unborn and to stand for moral absolutes.’”


Be Informed. Be Discerning. Be Vigilant. Be Engaged. Be Bold. Be Prayerful.