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Republicans for LIFE

Men & Women coming together to promote life from the moment of conception to a natural death.

Members: 58
Latest Activity: Jan 29, 2010

An Interesting Story........

Pam knows about the pain of considering abortion.
> More than 21 years ago, she and her husband, Bob, were serving as
> missionaries to the Philippines and praying for a fifth child. Pam
> contracted amoebic dysentery, an infection of the intestine caused
> by a parasite found in a contaminated food or drink. She entered
> into a coma and was treated with strong antibiotics before they
> discovered she was pregnant. Doctors urged her to abort the baby for
> her own safety and told her that the medicines had caused
> irreversible damage to her baby. She refused the abortion and cited
> her Christian faith as the reason for her hope that her son would be
> born without the devastating disabilities physicians predicted.
> The doctors "didn't think of it as a life, they thought of it as a
> mass of fetal tissue," Pam said.
> While pregnant, Pam nearly lost their baby four times but refused to
> consider abortion. She recalled making a pledge to God with her
> husband, "If you will give us a son, we'll name him 'Timothy,' and
> we'll make him a preacher."
> Pam ultimately spent the last two months of her pregnancy in bed
> and, eventually, gave birth to a health baby boy August 14, 1987.
> Pam's youngest son is indeed a preacher. He preaches in prisons,
> makes hospital visits, and serves with his father's ministry in the
> Philippines .
> He also plays football. Pam's son is Tim Tebow.
> Last year, the University of Florida 's star quarterback, became the
> first sophomore in history to win college football's highest award,
> theHeisman Trophy. Tim's notoriety and the family's inspiring story
> have given Pam numerous opportunities to speak on behalf of women's
> centers across the country.
> She was the keynote speaker at the Oct. 23, 2008, benefit banquet
> for two Louis ville ministries. A Woman's Choice Resource Center
> offers such services as free pregnancy tests, post-abortion
> counseling, adoption information, and material support. Necole's
> Place is a companion ministry that provides support services for
> women in need.
> Several Louis ville-area Kentucky Baptist churches and Long Run
> Baptist Association help support both ministries.
> A Woman's Choice board chairman, John Schmitt, reported at the
> banquet that in the 20 years since the resource center opened, 4,500
> children have been saved from abortion -- 400 in this year alone.
> Speaking of the thousands of lives saved, Pam Tebow said, "That just
> blows my mind. Every little baby you save matters."
> If you do not believe what you have just read, you may click on the
> link below and watch Tim’s parents tell his story before he is
> presented with the HeismanTrophy
> www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Kf16qExpZQ

Discussion Forum

More Americans are now "Prolife" than Prochoice"

Started by Tom Whitmore May 15, 2009.

40 Days for Life for Sarah Palin campaign 2 Replies

Started by Marta. Last reply by Marta Mar 1, 2009.

Pro-Life Pre-Teen 1 Reply

Started by Tom Whitmore. Last reply by CATHY DEPOY Feb 24, 2009.

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Comment by Tom Whitmore on January 29, 2010 at 8:29am
STOP...THINK...What is "wrong" with those that are outraged over the Tebow Superbowl pro-life ad, they should rejoice that, their mom chose life! Pro-choice is a misnomer since it only embraces death in meaning. Starting today my lexicon changes, pro-choice shall evermore become pro-mortem, a new word, as inherently accurate as pro-life!
Comment by Lester Gabriel on November 8, 2009 at 10:00am
Today's Washington Times spells out the details of a Conference Call between RNC Chairman Steele and several State Party Chairs. The jist of the conversation was to focus on fiscal issues. No one brought up abortion or homosexual "marriage". They totally ignored that we could be and should be on side of the American people on abortion, homosexual "marriage", and illegal immigration. Whenever they are given a chance to speak out at the polls on these issues, they win.
Comment by Tom Whitmore on November 8, 2009 at 9:19am
A Planned Parenthood director resigns after seeing an ultrasound of an abortion procedure!! http://www.breitbart.tv/planned-parenthood-leader-resigns-after-wat...
Comment by Barbara Dodge on March 18, 2009 at 6:11am
Conscience Protections Threatened, Public Comment Critical!

On February 27, the Obama Administration announced its intention to remove current regulations (implemented by the Bush Administration in December 2008) protecting conscience rights in health care. On March 10, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) then issued a formal proposal to rescind these regulations, thereby activating a 30-day period for the public to submit comments.

The National Committee for a Human Life Amendment (NCHLA) has devised an Action Alert (nchla.org/actiondisplay.asp?ID=271) explaining why the regulations should be retained and providing directions on how to submit comments. E-mail messages can be sent directly through the NCHLA Action Center. A preset message is provided, to which the sender can add personal comments. Please submit your comments before the April 9 deadline!

In addition, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has set up a special site with resources on conscience protection, including a link to the NCHLA Action Center message. See www.usccb.org/conscienceprotection. Parishes are encouraged to display this link on their webpages.

Highlighting the critical importance of the current conscience regulations, Cardinal Francis George, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, said they are "one part of the range of legal protections for health care workers - for doctors, nurses and others - who have objections in conscience to being involved in abortion and other killing procedures that are against how they live their faith in God." Cardinal George expressed concern that removing these conscience regulations "would be the first step in moving our country from democracy to despotism."
Comment by Victoria T. DeLacy on March 15, 2009 at 8:46pm
One of my 3 daughters has been cured of her non-hodgkins lymphoma through the use of adult stem cells derived through the bone marrow transplant from a compatible donor. That is ethical science used to save lives in the spirit of the foundations of good medicine, which require "primum no nocere" or "above all, do no harm". It is enttirely unethical and therefore unacceptable to subsidize the killing of one innocent preborn human being as involved in embryonic stem cell research in order to seek to benefit the interests of another human being. The Republican party-of-life must stand firm against this Naziesque evil being forced upon the citizenry by the current occupant of the Oval Office along with his DNC comrades. May God, who according to Proverbs 6:16 hates hands that shed innocent blood, save America from further blood-guilt.
Comment by Barbara Dodge on March 15, 2009 at 8:19pm
The following three Pro Life resolutions were passed almost unanimously with only two dissenting votes at the Prince William County Convention on Saturday, 14 March 2009. A great showing of support in Prince William County for the Right To Life.

Resolution (1) March 14, 2009


Whereas, the Republican Party of Virginia believes that all human life must be respected and safeguarded from conception to natural death.

Whereas, the members of the Prince William County Republican Convention agree, that upon conception a human being has been created and that an unborn child has a fundamental individual right to life as a human being

Now, therefore, be it resolved, that as members of the Prince William County Republican Convention:

1. We support a human life amendment to the U.S. Constitution

2. We endorse legislation making clear that the Fourteenth Amendment's protections apply to all persons from conception until death.

3. We oppose the use of public revenues for abortion or organizations that advocate it.

4. We affirm our support for the appointment of judges at all levels of the judiciary who agree that human life begins at conception.

Resolution (2) March 14, 2009


Whereas, the Prince William County Republican Convention believes that human embryos are complete human beings at the earliest stages of development and, as such, they deserve respect and protection.

Whereas, human embryos are human subjects who, under the Nuremberg Code of medical ethics, may not be subjected to medical or scientific experiments unless those experiments will benefit them, and will not expose them to the threat of injury or death.

Now, Therefore, be resolved, that the Prince William County Republican Party:

1. Appeal to the President and to Congress to institute a total ban on stem cell research that involves the killing of human embryos.

2. We also urge the President and Congress to encourage scientific research that utilizes adult stem cells and/or stem cells derived from umbilical cord blood and placentas that are recovered after live births because unlike embryonic stem cells, they have produced positive results in the treatment and cure of disease without violating fundamental principles of morality and ethics.

Resolution # 4. March 14, 2009


Whereas, in the spirit of America's founding document, the Declaration of Independence, and as Delegates to the Prince William County Convention to the Republican Party of Virginia, we reaffirm the self evident truth that "all men...are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life..."

Whereas, Thomas Jefferson wrote that, "The care of human life and happiness and not their destruction is the first and only legitimate object of good government." President George W. Bush in the proclamation for the National Sanctity of Human Life Day 2002 stated, "President Jefferson was right. Life is an inalienable right, understood as given to each of us by our Creator."

Whereas, we uphold the principle that every human being, from conception to natural death, has a fundamental individual right to life, which cannot be infringed.

Whereas, The Declaration further states: "That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men..."

Now, therefore be it resolved, that members of the Prince William County Republican Convention, in the tradition of our Founding Fathers, and in an effort to once again secure the right to life, we reaffirm our support to keep the Right To Life Plank in the Republican Party Platform.
Comment by Marta on March 1, 2009 at 3:29pm
Campaing for Life Dinner Co-Chaired by Senator Fred & Jeri Thom...
Benefiting Votes have Consequences:
Legislative Accountability Project
Thursday, March 12, 2009
6:30 pm Reception
7:30 pm Dinner

This is the major fundraiser effort for Susan B. Anthony list

Join fellow Team Sarah members to further the pro-life cause!
Comment by Tom Whitmore on February 22, 2009 at 3:32pm
Sara, you should always contact your Representatives, Delegates, Senators , etc. whether they are Democrat or Republican, that is how they know how the public feels on an issue. If an inordinate response is received on an issue that doesn't follow Democrat party line, a Delegate, Representative or Senator may decide to not vote or to vote the will of the constituents instead of party line. We have to send the letters/e-mails, they need them for back up. when the Dem party leaders come knocking, afterwards.
Comment by Tom Whitmore on February 21, 2009 at 10:38pm
I spoke with Delegate Bob Marshall last night, it is coming out of committee in the house, for a vote, and then back to the Senate. He is hopeful of it's passing.
Comment by Barbara Dodge on February 20, 2009 at 10:48am
Nancy Pelosi met with Pope Benedict XVI and the Pope admonished Pelosi on duty to protect unborn

Here is what the Vatican Website had to say about the meeting...

"His Holiness took the opportunity to speak of the requirements of the
natural moral law and the Church's consistent teaching on the dignity
of human life from conception to natural death which enjoin all
Catholics, and especially legislators, jurists and those responsible
for the common good of society, to work in cooperation with all men and
women of good will in creating a just system of laws capable of
protecting human life at all stages of its development."

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