Fr. Pavone on State Senator Scott Brown’s Victory

Priests for Life


Washington, DC – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, released the following statement tonight regarding the special election in Massachusetts:

“The victory of Scott Brown in Massachusetts tonight represents several simple facts about the current state of American politics:

1. Pendulums swing. The American people, no matter what their political affiliation, are not comfortable with any one party holding supermajorities in Washington.

2. Americans love freedom. When Washington ignores the will of the people, as the Democratic Party has been doing on so many issues, the people respond at the voting booth to reclaim their own voice.

3. Elections are the answer. Whether the issue is health care, abortion, or anything else, when the people feel powerless to change the minds of those in power, they change those in power.

“Priests for Life has launched its 2010 political responsibility activities and will hold a national conference call on Monday night January 25 from 9 to 10pm ET to help individuals, organizations, and Churches do all they can to influence the elections of November 2010. To sign up, see”

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