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Announcing the 2015 Living Courage Awards Dinner!




You are officially invited to the 2015 Living Courage Awards Dinner on April 16! Formerly known as the Spring Awards Dinner, this special event honors passionate pro-life people that have the courage to live their convictions. 

This year, we are honoring three heroic pro-life activists, Leif and Karen Arvidson, our Activists of the Year, and Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt, our Legislator of the Year! Join us this April for a night of food and inspiration as we show our appreciation for these dedicated pro-life leaders. 
 
Keynote Speaker: Dan Miller
 
When: Thursday, April 16, 2015

5:30pm arrival and drinks
6:30pm Dinner

Where: Radisson Hotel, La Crosse
200 Harborview Plaza
La Crosse, WI 54601
 
Register Online!​
 

Duffy Bill Audits Abortion Providers for Fraudulent Medicaid Claims




U.S. Representative Sean Duffy (R-WI) recently introduced federal legislation that would audit the states to ensure that abortion providers are not illegally billing the Medicaid family planning program for abortion services. House Resolution (H.R.) 610, the Medicaid Abortion Funding Prohibition Accountability Act, has been referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R. 610 would target abortion providers who “unbundle” their abortion procedures and submit separate claims to Medicaid for abortion services. These claims are purported to be for family planning services but in reality are part of the abortion procedure itself. This unlawful billing tactic is in violation of the federal Hyde Amendment.

In a press release on the bill’s introduction, Rep. Duffy explained that “…all too often, abortion providers – such as Planned Parenthood – are able to line their pockets with taxpayer funds by using a complex billing system and taking advantage of programs that rely on provider integrity for compliance.” Rep. Duffy continued, “The American people overwhelmingly agree that taxpayer funding should not be used for abortions – and the law supports that belief. We need an honest accounting to ensure taxpayer dollars are used appropriately and this bill aims to do that.”

TAKE ACTION NOW!

Please call or email your U.S. Representative and urge him/her to cosponsor H.R. 610. Click here to find out who your U.S. Representative is. In the upper right hand corner, under “FIND YOUR REPRESENTATIVE,” enter your zip code. Then click on your representative’s name for his/her contact information. Or call the U.S. Capitol switchboard at (202) 224-3121.

If your representative is Sean Duffy, please thank him for aggressively working to expose and root out waste, fraud and abuse in the Medicaid family planning program. 

Federal Personhood Legislation Introduced




The 114th United States Congress has introduced legislation that establishes the legal personhood of the preborn child.  The bill applies 14th Amendment protections to all human beings from conception.

On January 21, 2015, U.S. Representative Jody Hice (R-GA) introduced House Resolution (H.R.) 426, the Sanctity of Human Life Act. It has so far been co-sponsored by 13 representatives and has been referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The bill declares that:

1) the right to life guaranteed by the Constitution is vested in each human being, and is the paramount and most fundamental right of a person; and

2) the life of each human being begins with fertilization, cloning, or its functional equivalent, irrespective of sex, health, function or disability, defect, stage of biological development, or condition of dependency, at which time every human being shall have all the legal and constitutional attributes and privileges of personhood.

Click here to view the full text of H.R. 426.

The Sanctity of Human Life Act is the most inclusive and consistent pro-life bill ever introduced by Congress. Through this legislation, Congress would establish personhood from the moment of conception in order to extend the equal protection and due process rights of our constitution to all human beings from the beginning of their lives.

TAKE ACTION NOW!

Please call or email your U.S. Representative and urge him/her to cosponsor H.R. 426. Click here to find out who your U.S. Representative is. In the upper right hand corner, under “FIND YOUR REPRESENTATIVE,” enter your zip code. Then click on your representative’s name for his/her contact information. Or call the U.S. Capitol switchboard at (202) 224-3121.
 

Pro-Life Minute No. 5: Compassionate Choices?




Dan Miller discusses a new bill that claims to be compassionate, but is really the exact opposite. 
Watch Now

Death With Dignity




Some people say that death with dignity means killing yourself when the struggle is too difficult. But this mom with terminal cancer has a different take on what it means to face death courageously.

Watch her powerful words

Pro-Life News

  1. Canada's Top Court Legalizes Assisted Suicide
  2. Pampers scores with pro-life Super Bowl ad
  3. Wisconsin lawmakers want Planned Parenthood audit after getting overbilled for family planning
  4. Guidebook for promoting abortion: "Don't let them show the pictures!"
  5. Christian ministry wins contraception mandate case
  6. Internships with abortion advocacy group continue at Catholic college, prof says
  7. Among young Evangelicals, discomfort with birth control grows
  8. Russia's abortion rate has fallen dramatically
  9. Chile's president backs law to loosen abortion restrictions

Affiliate Announcements


Milwaukee 40 Days for Life Kickoff RallyFebruary 9, 7:00pm at St Alphonsus Congregation, 6000 West Loomis Road, Greendale. Hear the powerful testimonies of veteran sidewalk counselors from throughout the area! Keynote speaker: Dan Miller - State Director - Pro-Life Wisconsin Parking available in south lot. Follow the 40 Days for Life signs! Light refreshments available - or you can bring some, too! Questions? Wanna' help? Call September @ 262-751-0142 !!

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Portage County 40 Days for Life Kickoff Rally - The date is Tuesday, February 17th, 6:00 P.M at St. Brons. The keynote speaker will be Marie Fleisner from Silent no more, an organization whose members have been directly affected by abortion.
 
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Courtesy Announcements

Attention Delavan Pro-Lifers!

Join us every in peaceful, prayerful vigil on Mondays from 3pm-4pm in the public walkway in front of Planned Parenthood, 314 S. 7th Street, Delavan.  Signs provided - bring a chair if you like - but most importantly - get there!  Did you know that when pro-lifers are present in front of abortion referral facilities - their 'no-show' rate skyrockets?!  Be a part of the solution!  Pray! For more information, please call Sue at 262-728-6567!  

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February 9, 2015

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