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February 25, 2019
 
Vintage Video
Still Resonates


In celebration of Black History Month in February and Women's History Month in March, watch this short video of a true American hero whose efforts to guard the sanctity of life still live on today. Thank you, Dr. Mildred Jefferson. Your legacy lives on.
Call Your State Representative and Urge Support for Down Syndrome Protection Act!
Please call your representative in the PA House of Representatives and urge him or her to co-sponsor the Down Syndrome Protection Act.

The bill is being introduced by Rep. Kate Klunk and Speaker Mike Turzai and would ban abortion for the sole reason of a Down syndrome diagnosis.

If you do not know who your state rep is, or you need contact information, click here.
Life and Death:
Lessons My Mother Taught Me
By Bonnie Finnerty, Education Director

On January 18, 2019, I eagerly accepted the position of Education Director at the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation. My former career as a teacher coupled with my life-long advocacy of life issues led me to believe this was the job for which I had long been searching. Part-time and close to home, I could still juggle the responsibilities of family life and volunteer work. In addition, I was blessed to work with authentically kind, compassionate, and committed people with whom I felt an instant bond. The overwhelming joy I felt at this new chapter in my life was tempered, however, just three days later, when we learned that my active 82 year-old mother had pancreatic cancer. Her doctor surmised that she might live until Easter. Read More
Sign Our Petition to Stop
Taxpayer Funding of Abortion!
New threats have emerged at both the state and federal level for taxpayer funding of abortion.

We must safeguard our hard-earned tax dollars from the abortion industry!

Sign our petition to stop taxpayer funding of abortion by clicking here or visiting https://www.paprolife.org/petition .
CHAPTER EVENTS
15th Annual Pro-Life Dinner-- Sponsored by the Bedford County Chapter of Citizens Concerned for Human Life-- Friday, March 1 at 6 p.m., Dunnings Creek Church of the Brethren, 195 Church Rd., New Paris, PA, 15554. Featured speakers will be Holly and Nate Fugate, Voices for Life. Dinner flyer at  www.BedfordCountyProLife.org/dinner .

Free Huntingdon County Pro-Life Seminar Saturday Morning, March 2, 2019
The two hour Voice for Life Seminar will be held at the Community Chapel of Hesston just south of McConnellstown. The seminar begins at 9:45. Doors open at 9:30. Free lunch afterwards - donations welcome. To register, please call the Community Chapel of Hesston office at 814-658-3419 between 9:30 & 1:30 M-F or email info@hesstonchapel.com .

High School Oratory Contest at the Erie County Blasco Memorial Library in Erie on April 13. (Contact People for Life for more information: 814-882-1333 / office@peopleforlife.org ). 

Special Events

Susquehanna Valley Conservatives will meet Monday, March 11, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Executive Director, Michael Ciccocioppo will discuss current pro-life issues happening in and around our state at the Best Western/Country Cupboard , Rt. 15, Lewisburg. The public is welcome to attend. Contact danclarknj@aol.com  for more information.

For more pro-life events in your area,  click here . For a complete list of chapters,  click here .

If you live in PA and you'd like to get involved in a local chapter, contact Executive Director Michael Ciccocioppo at  ciccocioppo@paprolife.org  or by phone at 717-541-0034.
Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation
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