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Pro-Life Wisconsin Founding Member of New National Personhood Organization




Pro-Life Wisconsin is looking forward to becoming a charter member of the National Personhood Alliance (NPA), a confederation of Christian, pro-life organizations dedicated to advancing personhood legislation at the state and federal level. The charter members believe securing personhood rights is the only way to fully protect innocent human beings at all stages of biological development. The new organization will be formally established this October at a convention in Atlanta, GA.

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Personhood Wins Big in South Carolina!




Last week, voters headed to the polls in South Carolina to vote in primary elections. While there, the voters were polled on a number of key issues, including the personhood of the preborn child. 

Answering the personhood question, an overwhelming 79% of primary voters claimed that preborn children should be recognized as persons and protected under the law from the moment of conception.

This is an especially important victory as South Carolina is a key state for presidential primaries. Republican candidates considering a run for president must now face the fact that 79% of voters in South Carolina believe preborn children are persons who should be protected by law! 

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Is Bill Gates Really Going to Stop Funding Abortions?




Melinda Gates, wife of billionaire Bill Gates, recently claimed that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will no longer fund abortion. But this is an outright lie, claims President of Human life International, Fr. Shenan Boquet.

"The Gates Foundation has in the past and will continue to give tens of millions of dollars to the largest abortion providers in the world, including International Planned Parenthood Federation and Marie Stopes International," said Fr. Boquet. "These large sums of money will undoubtedly expand the reach and influence of the abortion industry."

Read the rest of Fr. Boquet's statement here.

Note: Fr. Boquet will be the keynote speaker at our Fall 2014 Auction on October 25! Save the date!

Pro-Life Prisoner of Conscience, Mary Wagner, Found Guilty, Released after Nearly Two Years

Photo: Tony Gosgnach / LifeSiteNews.com

After nearly two years of imprisonment and court hearings, pro-lifer Mary Wagner has been released. LifeSiteNews.com reports: 
Justice Fergus O’Donnell found her guilty on all counts and sentenced her to five months in jail on the mischief charge and four months on four counts of failing to comply with probation orders. He further levied two years of probation, with terms that she stay at least 100 metres away from any abortion site. However, because the time spent in jail exceeded the sentence, she was freed immediately.
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Pro-Life News

Affiliate Announcements
 

Walk for Life, Hayward - Pro-Life Wisconsin Sawyer County will host a "Walk For Life" in Hayward in conjunction with Northwoods Pregnancy Resource Center. The event will be held on Saturday morning, August 2nd, starting at 9AM from the St. Joseph Church and ending at a vacant lot at the corner of Hwy B and 27.

At the end of the walk, participants will assist our group in setting up the 'Cemetery of the Innocents' display (300 crosses representing 3000 daily abortions in the USA), and there will be a large, open tent where there will be time for prayer and a short pro-life talk by a speaker TBD. Also in the tent will be our "God's Nursery", unborn models display.

For more information you can call Bob Ornberg at 715-699-1287
 
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Courtesy Announcements



A replica of the famous "Black Madonna" icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa is visiting Wisconsin from June 13 – June 19! The icon is on a pro-life pilgrimage from coast to coast.

"This pilgrimage is intended to awaken the faithful about the urgency of defending life from the moment of conception," said Father Peter West, Vice President of Missions for Human Life International. "Hundreds of thousands, in venerating the image, have recommitted to restoring a Culture of Life, while hosting discussions, lectures and contests around the visitation of the icon.” 

Locations and Dates

Lumen Christi, Mequon - Mon., June 16th 6:15 pm talk, 7 pm Mass with Fr West followed by reception

Shrine of Mary, Help of Christians (Holy Hill), Hubertus - Tues., June 17th. Starting with 6 am Mass and after 11 am Mass

Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, Champion - Wed., June 18, (2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.) and Thursday, June 19 (8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M) 

Planned Parenthood (Orin Road), Madison - Thurs., June 19, 3 pm vigil

Immaculate Heart of Mary, Monona - Thurs., June 19, 7pm Mass
 
For further information visit www.hli.org/oceantoocean or contact the hosting church.
 
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June 16, 2014

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