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January 28, 2019
 
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New threats are emerging at the state and federal levels to force us taxpayers to pay for abortion.

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Abortion Industry Files Lawsuit Demanding Taxpayer Funding of Abortion
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director

With abortions at record low levels in Pennsylvania, it is clear that demand for abortion is declining. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that abortion facilities want to find a way to increase their clientele.

As a result, fifteen of the seventeen abortion centers in Pennsylvania have filed a lawsuit, seeking to end Pennsylvania's long-standing ban on Medicaid abortions. They want to overturn a 1985 state Supreme Court ruling which affirmed the Medicaid abortion ban as Constitutional.

Decades after that Supreme Court ruling, nothing has changed--except the desperation of abortion businesses to prop up their sagging industry.

The 1980s era ruling noted that the Commonwealth has a policy of preference for childbirth over abortion. Despite the protestations of abortion advocates, that has not changed. More

President Promises to Veto Any Pro-Abortion Bill
Pro-Life President Donald Trump has promised to veto any bill that promotes abortion.

The pledge came during the President's videotaped address to the March for Life in Washington, D.C.

To learn more, read the LifeNews.com article here.
The Truth at the Heart of the Pro-Life Movement

Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation intern Katy Schriner has learned quite a bit in the first few weeks of her internship.

One of the most important things she now knows is the truth at the heart of the pro-life movement. You can read her column by clicking here.
CHAPTER EVENTS
Scranton Annual Respect Life Prayer Breakfast
Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019
The Annual Respect Life Prayer Breakfast, Pennsylvanians for Human Life, Scranton Chapter begins at 9am at Fiorelli Catering, 1501 Main Street in Peckville. Cost: $22 per adult, $10 for children 6-12, children 5 and under are free. Featured Speaker Seth Drayer is the Vice President of Created Equal, a pro-life education and outreach organization based in Columbus, Ohio. Seth leads Created Equal’s mission to equip pro-life defenders with the scientific/philosophic case for life and conversational skills to create dialogue about abortion in their hometowns. More information here .

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 .


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

Live in Southeast PA? Contact SE Regional Coordinator Carla Ezell to find out more about joining a chapter in Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware, or Philadelphia County. You can reach Carla by e-mail at  ezell@paprolife.org .

If you live in another part of the state 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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