For practically no cost at all, you can influence the minds and
hearts of others in your community by writing letters to the editor of your
local paper. The editorial pages are the most read pages of any paper. If you
have the right views on an issue, you have a duty to use every means possible to
communicate those ideas. Letters to the editor are a key way to fulfill that
Don't be your own worst enemy!
Many don't write
because they are convinced, maybe by past experience, that the paper won't print
the letter. But that was yesterday; today is different.
Your letter will
be different, the person making the decision may be different, and the
circumstances surrounding the decision may be different. The point is, what they
will decide is their
responsibility; to send in the letter is your
We will help you
. Click on the links below to join our
Political Responsibility letter-writing effort, or to see more general pro-life
letters to the editor.
Try the group approach
. Many people who have the right ideas
just don't feel comfortable putting those ideas in writing. As a pro-life,
Christian community, we are called to help one another fulfill our duty to be
prophets of the Word. Let those in your circle of friends who are writers
compose a series of letters. Then, each person in the group can choose the
letter he or she would like to send in to the paper. This approach works!
Click here for our Political
Letter-writing Project, including sample letters.