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January 7, 2019
 
Victory! Abortions Hit Record Low in PA


By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director

Abortions are at an all-time low in Pennsylvania, according to figures released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

This is wonderful news for babies and their mothers in the Keystone State!

To find out the reasons for the decline, click here.


  
Abortions Sadly Used as Method of Birth Control
When we take a closer look at abortion statistics in Pennsylvania, it is clear that abortion, sadly, is being used as a means of birth control.
Nearly half of abortions in the Commonwealth are repeat abortions, meaning that the woman has had one or more abortions in the past.

To see more eye-opening findings in the last abortion report, click here.

A Year of Pro-Life Achievements in PA
National Right to Life is recognizing a year of achievements by the pro-life movement in Pennsylvania.

To learn about these accomplishments that you helped make happen, click here.
Search for Pro-Life Education Director

The Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation, headquartered in Harrisburg, is searching for a passionate pro-life writer and speaker to fill the part-time position of Education Director. Competitive candidates will ideally have a Bachelor degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or Education. 

They will possess strong personal pro-life beliefs and have the ability to express/defend that position to others. Experience in desktop publishing, a working knowledge of government/politics and a strong understanding about the issues of abortion, infanticide and euthanasia are a plus. Responsibilities include: content for the Federation’s website, www.paprolife.org , social media, electronic and print newsletters and fact sheets; public speaking at churches, schools, pro-life town hall meetings, and other venues; responding to media and public inquiries; administering the Federation’s outreach to youth, including the annual essay and speech contests; arranging and staffing educational displays at pro-life events; and serving as a resource to local pro-life chapters and organizations across the state. 

Job duties are performed at the headquarters 20 hours per week with a dedicated team of staff members who work together to carry out the mission of the Federation. The Federation is the largest single-issue pro-life organization covering the entire Commonwealth. It is nonprofit, nonsectarian and nonpartisan. It is the Pennsylvania affiliate of the National Right to Life Committee. 

Interested candidates should send a cover email with attached resume to Betty Berry, Office Administrator, at berry@paprolife.org . Address any questions regarding the position to Betty by email or by calling 717-541-0034.  
CHAPTER EVENTS

41st Annual Pro-Life Breakfast-- Erie Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Saturday, January 12 at 9 a.m. For more information, click here .

March for Life--Washington, D.C.--January 18, 2019--Many of our local chapters will be sponsoring buses to the March for Life. To find out if a bus is leaving from your area, visit our website at www.paprolife.org or contact us at 717-541-0034.

Erie March for Life--January 26, 2019--See www.peopleforlife.life for details.

2019 Pro-Life Prayer Rally— In front of the Old Courthouse in Gettysburg, Tuesday, January 22 from Noon to 12:30 p.m. Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Executive Director Michael Ciccocioppo will be the featured speaker at this annual event hosted by Pennsylvanians for Human Life (PHL) Adams County Chapter. For more information, click 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.


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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