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Fr. Pavone: “There’s more than one way to defund Planned Parenthood”

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

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Date: August 3, 2015

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NEW YORK — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, the Catholic Church’s largest pro-life organization, issued the following statement today on the Senate’s vote not to consider legislation to defund Planned Parenthood.

“It’s disappointing but not unexpected that the Senate failed to advance the bill to defund Planned Parenthood. But there will be other opportunities coming up soon to achieve what S. 1881 will not be able to accomplish. There is more than one way to defund Planned Parenthood.

“I am confident that investigations of this corrupt organization on the state and federal level will make it clear that beyond being defunded, Planned Parenthood needs to be shut down and those responsible for breaking federal laws regarding the sale of body parts prosecuted.”

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.

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Alveda King: God harvests souls. The devil harvests baby body parts.

Friday, July 31st, 2015

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July 31, 2015

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Atlanta, GA – Opinion – In part four of the PPH expose by the Center for Medical Progress view undercover conversation with Dr. Savita Ginde, VP/Medical Director of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains (PPRM) where she talks about coordinating with other Planned Parenthoods making sure that they’re “all saying the same thing, and that the CEOs are all saying the same thing;” and talking about their attorney creating layers so that it doesn’t look like they’re selling baby body parts.

Is PPH switching and padding? Yes – regardless of Cecile Richards’ flimsy defense that the videos are “highly doctored” and “highly edited.” The videos are also posted in their entirety, so her claims that, “it’s not a fee… It’s just the cost of transmitting the material” fall flat and false, because the videos clearly show the doctors negotiating a price at one point – wanting to charge per-item vs. a flat fee for several specimens because “we can see how much we can get out of it.”

PPH gets money from the mother for the abortion; then double-dips by collecting money for the baby body parts from the procurement companies.

“Switching price tags and padding the expense account are two things GOD hates.” – Proverbs 20:10 MSG.

In a news flash, a devil-worshipping group calling itself the Satanic Temple is raising funds to promote abortion-on-demand to counter legal efforts such as the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act and 20-week abortion bans. A highly publicized ceremonial unveiling of a satanic figure, an event billed as the “largest public satanic ceremony in history,” sold $25 and $75 tickets, the proceeds of which will be used to support the reproductive rights legal action fund.

Why connect the two? It’s a three headed demonic force.

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Again, the pro-life struggle is part of a bigger battle going on in our world – a battle for souls – a battle between good and evil. Many don’t understand; in today’s culture, people like Cecile Richards call evil, good and good, evil. They are backed by so much money; their lying message is repeated so often, people begin to believe it; creating a ball of confusion.

In 1 Kings 18:20-40 ESV, Elijah asked the people: “How long will you go limping between two different opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal, then follow him.”

It quickly becomes clear their “little g gods” have no power. On the other hand, CREATOR GOD proves to be mighty! Read the full passage here.

In closing: “The night is far gone; the day is at hand… let us cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light.” – Romans 13:12 ESV.

“Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few;” – Matthew 9:37 ESV.

We need to pray for souls, not kill them for sport and profit.

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. – Romans 12:21 ESV.

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Fr. Pavone: No surprise in court order blocking undercover videos

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

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Date: July 30, 2015

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NEW YORK – Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement today regarding the court order blocking the release of undercover videos showing employees of a tissue procurement firm that works in tandem with Planned Parenthood.

“The temporary restraining order which StemExpress obtained against our colleagues at the Center for Medical Progress is a very narrow one that will not affect the release of more powerful videos to come, including the one released this morning. The order, which was hastily issued, will be followed up with a hearing in a few weeks.

“There is no surprise here. StemExpress and Planned Parenthood are guilty of both moral and legal wrongdoing, and ultimately their only defense is to try to shut us up. That effort will fail.

“We at Priests for Life not only will continue to help lead the effort to make the public aware of the atrocities of abortion and the sale of baby body parts, but we will do so in direct defiance of any effort to stop us or our pro-life colleagues.”

For more information on the Center for Medical Progress’s Human Capital Project, go to www.babybodyparts.com

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.

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Fr. Pavone to Hillary Clinton: Get Off the Fence!

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

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Date: July 29, 2015

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NEW YORK — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, responded to Hillary Clinton’s comments about the Planned Parenthood videos uncovering their sale of body parts.

“Hillary Clinton said, ‘I have seen pictures from them and obviously find them disturbing.’ That’s like saying that pictures of the Holocaust are disturbing, while permitting the Holocaust to continue.

“The only reason we see disturbing pictures and videos of the sale of baby body parts is because those babies are dehumanized and killed by the legal abortions Hillary herself defends.

“It is time for her, the Democratic party, and all pro-abortion politicians to get off the fence. Either reject abortion altogether, or keep quiet. But don’t insult our intelligence by allowing a practice to continue and then complaining that its results are disturbing.”

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.

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America Will Not Reject Abortion Until America Sees Abortion

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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July 28, 2015

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Fr. Frank Pavone issued the following statement upon today’s release of undercover video of Planned Parenthood:

“America will not reject abortion until America sees abortion. The video footage released today gives Americans yet another opportunity to do precisely that.

“Planned Parenthood personnel, looking at the body parts they sell, talk about legs, spinal columns, kidneys and hearts, not ‘blobs of tissue.’

“In order to sell baby body parts, there first has to be a baby. It is time for those who have been denying that fact to admit it, and for those who have been admitting it only in private to admit it in public as well.”

For images of babies alive in the womb as well as killed by abortion, see www.Unborn.info.

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Cecile Richards ‘defense’ shows Planned Parenthood is running scared

Monday, July 27th, 2015

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Date: July 27, 2015

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NEW YORK – In a telling interview with George Stephanopoulos of ABC This Week, Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards evaded direct questions about what the two videos released by the Center for Medical Progress show regarding the abortion giant’s harvesting and selling of baby parts.

Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, responded:

“Cecile Richard’s defense was no more than a deflection. She kept asserting that the videos were “highly edited.” But the words coming out of the mouths of Deborah Nucatola and Mary Gatter weren’t placed there by editors; they were placed there by Deborah and Mary. And those words indicate that both the prices and the procedures are altered.

“Planned Parenthood is clearly on the defensive. Richards asserts that she looks forward to the facts coming out. If I were her, I wouldn’t be looking forward to that at all, because the additional videos coming out will only confirm what we have already said: Planned Parenthood kills babies, including late in pregnancy, and harvests their organs for sale.

“Instead of trying to attack what pro-life people are doing, Planned Parenthood needs to explain what it is doing, and then it needs to stop doing it, whether that be by choice or by force of law.”

For more information from Priests for Life on this issue, visit www.BabyBodyParts.com.

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.

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Fr. Pavone: Revelations Add More Evidence to What We Knew: Abortion Industry Sells the Body Parts of the Babies It Kills

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

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Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, is calling on Americans and their religious leaders to pay close attention today, and in the coming weeks, to the new evidence that Planned Parenthood is involved in the selling of the body parts of the babies killed by the abortions it provides.

“I have been involved for decades in the effort to expose the evidence that the abortion industry sells the body parts of the babies it kills,” Fr. Pavone stated, “and I welcome this new evidence provided by David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress. The undercover videos and documentation, which have begun to be publicized today, show how people at the highest levels of Planned Parenthood are negotiating the sale of body parts, and adjusting the way they perform abortions so that the body parts are more accessible. This violates both the law and the most basic sense of human decency.”

Fr. Pavone collaborates closely with Mark Crutcher of Life Dynamics, who first exposed the sale of baby body parts some 15 years ago, and with Troy Newman of Operation Rescue, who has exposed many criminal activities that occur in abortion clinics.

“We have on our website, BabyBodyParts.com, the images of some of the order forms that were discovered back then — forms that ask that eyes, livers, brains, legs and other body parts be shipped on wet ice to the researchers who want them,” Fr. Pavone explained.

“This activity violates state and federal laws that prohibit the sale of human body parts. Moreover, this new evidence shows that Planned Parenthood is still using the partial-birth abortion procedure, which has also been banned by law at the state and federal level.

“We therefore call on Congress to investigate this activity and to stop federal funding of Planned Parenthood. Moreover, we call on the United States Senate to vote on and pass the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which will protect many of the babies whose bodies are being cut up and sold in this manner,” Fr. Pavone said.

Priests for Life has set up an action alert urging citizens to call their representatives in Congress to do something about these revelations. Keep informed of this and more at www.BabyBodyParts.com and www.CenterForMedicalProgress.org.

For social media, use hashtag #PPSellsBabyParts

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Planned Parenthood Doesn’t Know How to Handle the Truth

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

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Date: July 14, 2015

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NEW YORK — Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, released the following statement this afternoon as the details of the Planned Parenthood marketing of baby body parts continued to become known:

“First of all, the pro-life community has risen to the occasion of publicizing this material. In a number of conference calls that have been held, there has been a strong sense of unity in helping people understand that Planned Parenthood is indeed selling baby parts, and breaking various laws, with the knowledge of its highest executives.

“Second, we want believers to understand that Priests for Life has notified all the Catholic parishes across America of this information, and has asked them to publicize it to their parishioners. We have also asked the parishes to have their people contact their representatives in Congress, calling for hearings into the activity of Planned Parenthood and for an end to funding for the abortion giant.

“Finally, the response of Planned Parenthood to these revelations has been pathetic and laughable. Their Vice President of Communications, Eric Ferrero, tries to paint the cutting out of hearts, livers, eyes and brains as “the highest ethical and legal standards” of “high quality health care providers.” He calls the undercover videotape that was released today ‘heavily edited,’ which is nothing more than dodging the need to respond to what is actually said in the clip.

“He states that ‘similar false accusations have been put forth by opponents of abortion services for decades.’ Priests for Life has been the closest collaborator with Life Dynamics and its President, Mark Crutcher, who originally revealed the sale of body parts some 15 years ago. Nothing in the revelations then, or in the ones today, is anything other than the plain truth — truth which Planned Parenthood and its advocates do not know how to handle.”

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.

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Advancing Reproductive Lies: Women do regret abortion (and don’t know that their babies’ body parts are being sold by Planned Parenthood)

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

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In a recent report, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health just disrespected hundreds of thousands of women, including Black women like me by saying that our testimonies of our regret over our abortions are likely unfounded. In their report, they say that over 95 percent of women who have had an abortion think they made the right decision according to their new study. Released by the University of California, San Francisco think tank Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health, and using 667 women who participated in the group’s Turnaway survey, the report found that while a quarter of the women expressed some negativity about their abortions, “Results from this study suggest that claims that many women experience abortion decision regret are likely unfounded.”

While I am writing this blog, there is a news flash from Priests for Life working with Mark Crutcher at Life Dynamics, Operation Rescue, and others with startling evidence that Planned Parenthood is involved in a massive cover up over selling body parts and remains of aborted babies. It’s all lining up. The dots are actually being connected. Remember my Three Headed Monster Report? There is so much that is hidden. It’s time to tell the truth.

These people need to read RECALL ABORTION, visit abortionshockwaves.com, HOW CAN THE DREAM SURVIVE, theselmaproject.com, africanamericanoutreach.com and the newly released babybodyparts.com.

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Abortion Shockwaves Ripple Out To Those On The Periphery

Monday, July 6th, 2015

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July 6, 2015

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Imagine your friend is planning a bank robbery. Do you agree to drive the getaway car? Do you try to talk her out of it? Do you say nothing?

Now imagine an innocent bystander is killed during that robbery. Are you impacted by that death? Of course you are, whether you were complicit in the robbery or were merely silent. Even if you counseled against it, this death, and the consequences your friend will now face, will weigh on your soul.

In July, Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion, an initiative of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, focuses on the survivors of abortion as well as the family and friends of the women who have had abortions.

The survivors encompass ten different categories, such as those who were almost aborted, and those who had no legal protection while in the womb.

Friends include those who were complicit in the abortion, those who did nothing to try to stop it, those who did try to stop it but failed, and those who found out about the abortion only after the fact. Just like those involved in the bank robbery scenario, everyone who knows a mother who aborted her child is impacted by the loss of that child.

Kevin Burke, LSW, co-founder of Rachel’s Vineyard and an architect of the Shockwaves initiative noted that abortion survivors often suffer from this “extremely important and rarely discussed example of the collateral damage from the abortion blast.”

“Shockwaves was not designed to shame those who played a role in abortion,” said Janet Morana, co-founder of Silent No More. “Instead, it will sound a loving call of reconciliation and healing for all involved in abortion decisions.”

Father Frank Pavone, Pastoral Director of Silent No More and National Director of Priests for Life, explained that “Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion is a year-long international effort to reach all the different groups of people who are impacted when a child dies from abortion. In addition to survivors, those groups include grandparents, siblings, survivors, spouses, abortionists and their staff, and pro-life advocates. This is a call for all of us to grieve the children who have been killed. “

Georgette Forney, co-founder of Silent No More, said all those who mourn the loss of a child to abortion can benefit from the healing resources that can be found at www.AbortionShockwaves.com

“People on the periphery of an abortion decision might be confused about the feelings they are experiencing,” Mrs. Forney said. “Through Shockwaves, we hope to validate and address those feelings.”

Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion was launched in January at the March for Life in Washington, D.C., where the Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, led a prayer and gave a blessing in the name of Pope Francis as his personal representative in the U.S.

To arrange an interview with anyone on the Shockwaves team or an abortion survivor who has found healing, call Leslie Palma at 347-286-7277 or email her at leslie@priestsforlife.org

The Campaign began November 11th, 2002. As of February 2015, the Silent No More Awareness Campaign has held 1,436 Gatherings in 17 countries & 48 states with 5,934 women and men sharing their abortion testimonies. Testimonies have also been shared at 104 high schools and universities in the last 4 years, 26 in 2014. There are 2,233 testimonies posted on the Campaign website, with 332 that are shared via video! Currently there are 16,225 people registered with the Campaign representing 77 countries. People who are not ready to join the Campaign, are invited to register their regret. So far, 4,890 women and 573men have said they regret their abortion or lost fatherhood. Another552 women and men have posted memorials to their children.

The Silent No More Awareness Campaign is a joint project of Anglicans for Life and Priests for Life. For more information, please visit our website: www.SilentNoMoreAwareness.org

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