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75% of Women Who Had an Abortion Used Contraception
 



It was recently reported that abortion rates in the U.S. are at their lowest since 1973. Abortion supporters were quick to cite easy access to contraception as the key to this decline, and they issued a call for even more contraception use. The problem is, it has been shown that increased use of contraception is linked to an increase in abortion rates, not a decrease. A recent study in England shows that 75% of women who had abortions were using contraception when they got pregnant. The contraception failed, and abortion was the outcome.

Key quote from the study: "Ultimately, women cannot control their fertility through contraception alone and need accessible abortion services as a back-up for when their contraception lets them down."

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Save the Date for Our 2014 Spring Awards Dinner!




Spring is coming soon, and so is our annual Spring Awards Dinner! Our 2014 Dinner will be held Friday, April 4 at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center in Stevens Point. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. Our featured speaker will be Rev. James Kubicki, SJ, the National Director of the Apostleship of Prayer. You won't want to miss this special night! Click here to register now. 

Prelude to Persecution? UN Committee says Catholic Church Must Change Teachings

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child has issued a direct challenge to the Catholic Church, calling in a new report for Catholics to change immutable teachings on abortion and homosexuality, and even to modify canon law to suit their agenda. While limited in its impact for now, this report could very well be the prelude to widespread persecution of those who uphold the sanctity of life and marriage. Read more here and here.

Russia Proves Low Fertility Solves Nothing
 



According to many abortion advocates, children are a drain on the economy, and they drag society into poverty and misery. Consequently, having fewer children should lead to economic prosperity and human flourishing.

But as history has proved, that's simply not true. Aborting away the future inevitably leads to a country's collapse, and Russia is a perfect example. Read more
 

Pro-Life News

Affiliate Activities


Pro-Life Wisconsin affiliates will be hosting and participating in 40 Days for Life vigils from March 5 - April 13. 40 Days for Life is a focused pro-life campaign with a vision to access God's power through prayer, fasting, and peaceful vigil to end abortion. It encourages participants to be a visible presence outside of abortion mills and contraceptive distributors for 40 consecutive days, making a powerful testament to the power of prayer and vigilance.

For locations and more information on these vigils, visit the 40 Days for Life website or call 262-796-1111.
 
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Courtesy Announcements

The Servants of Our Lady of Guadalupe are hosting a Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati Pilgrimage First Saturday, March 1, 2014. The days events include praying for the protection of life at Gunderson Lutheran Hospital, Mass and film on Frassati at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and ending with downhill skiing at Mt Lacrosse. For more information contact Will Goodman 608.698.7443 and to register call or email Jen Dunnett, vitapretiosa@gmail.com or 715.340.2779. Deadline for registration is February 26. This event is free. Cost for your meals & skiing are not included. 


 
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February 10, 2014

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