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Ride and Work Together for Freedom This Week!

¡Esta semana marchemos y trabajemos juntos por la libertad!

 

Fr. Frank Pavone
National Director, Priests for Life

August 02, 2010

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This week, the pro-life movement makes history. Dr. Alveda King, niece of Martin Luther King, Jr., Black leaders from around the country, and the Pastoral Team of Priests for Life will lead the nation’s first Freedom Rides for the Unborn. With the full support of the Catholic bishop of Birmingham and local pastors of other denominations, a rally and prayer vigil will take place, followed by the ride to Atlanta and a prayer service at Dr. King’s tomb.


 


Along with the ride, which is a symbol of the movement advancing to the goal of equal protection for the children in the womb, this event is an opportunity for pro-life people to declare themselves “Freedom Riders for the Unborn” by participating in simultaneous activities nationwide. These activities are the start of the 10StepsToEndAbortion.com initiative of Priests for Life. People who commit to do these activities will receive a Freedom Rides button and access to ongoing training in the activities that are listed. An online Pro-Life University (to be located at ProLifeUniversity.org) is in the works in conjunction with the 10-step plan.


 


In the context of the Freedom Rides, Priests for Life is also releasing the results of focus group work and national polling which it commissioned “the polling company/Woman Trend” to carry out this Spring. This research probed the attitudes of African-Americans toward abortion and the best pro-life messaging for that community.


 


The Freedom Rides will also mark the release of an anthem for the pro-life movement. Just as the Civil Rights movement used “We Shall Overcome” to express its heart and soul, so the pro-life movement now has a simple but moving song, “The Least of These,” written by a well-established Christian music artist, who has captured the essence of pro-life activism in all its variety. You can listen to the song at ProLifeFreedomRides.com.


 


This week, let’s recommit ourselves to “proclaim liberty to the captives,” and to set the unborn free from abortion.


 


THE LEAST OF THESE


Jamie Owens Collins


 


We will pray for the least of these


For the child in the womb, we fall down on our knees


We will pray for the least of these


To be loved and accepted


Safe and protected


We will pray for the least of these


 


We will speak for the least of these


A voice for the voiceless, the babe no one sees


We will speak for the least of these


That eyes may be opened


Hard hearts may be broken


We will speak for the least of these


 


We will stand for the least of these


We will reach out our hands to their parents in need


We will stand for the least of these


Bring help to the helpless


Hope to the hopeless


We will stand for the least of these


To be loved and accepted


Safe and protected


That eyes may be opened


Hard hearts may be broken


We will stand for the least of these


We will stand for the least…. of these                                                                    


 


Ó2009 Fairhill Music, Inc.


 

   
 
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