Priests for Life - News
NEWS
News Home

Pro-life News Sources

Priests for Life Press Releases

Priests for Life News Archive

Sources for Local, National, and International Pro-Life News and Commentary
LifeNews.com
ProLifeAmerica.com
LifeSiteNews.com
OperationRescue.org
Pro-Life Action
League News Page

Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute (C-FAM)
Society for the Protection of Unborn Children
 
Pro-life Radio News
Life-Talk (Life Dynamics)
Pro-life Perspective (National Right to Life)  
OTHER SECTIONS
America Will Not Reject Abortion Until America
Sees Abortion


Prayer Campaign

Join our Facebook Cause
"Pray to End Abortion"


Take Action

Social Networking

Rachel's Vineyard,
A Ministry of Priests For Life


Silent No More Awareness Campaign, A Project
of Priests For Life

Clergy Resources
SIGN UP FOR EMAIL


 

Fr. Pavone: Justice O’Connor Gravely Mistaken

 

Priests for Life


3/14/2006

       
   
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            

Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, in a recent speech at Georgetown University, criticized the efforts of lawmakers last year to save the life of Terri Schiavo, and complained about harsh criticism of the courts. She even suggested the legal efforts constituted the beginnings of dictatorship.

In response, Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life and one who was at Terri Schiavo’s bedside in her final hours and moments, declared, “Justice O’Connor has it backwards. Dictatorships begin with the idea that government can deprive people of their fundamental rights. That’s what happened to Terri, who was neither terminally ill, nor comatose, nor on life support.” Fr. Pavone added, “When Supreme Court Justices get such fundamental points wrong, we’ve got a problem, and they deserve all the criticism we can muster.”

Priests for Life is the nation's largest Catholic pro-life organization dedicated to ending abortion and euthanasia. For more information, visit www.priestsforlife.org.

   
 
Help us spread the word. Share this with your social network.
  Back




Priests for Life
PO Box 141172 • Staten Island, NY 10314
Tel. 888-735-3448, (718) 980-4400 • Fax 718-980-6515
mail@priestsforlife.org