Victory Fund PAC endorses four recall candidates
Primary elections tomorrow…
The PLW Victory Fund political action
committee (PAC) has proudly endorsed four
candidates in the spring recall elections:
Walker, Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch,
State Senator Scott Fitzgerald and State
Representative Jerry Petrowski.
Scott Walker, Rebecca Kleefisch and Scott
Fitzgerald of Juneau are incumbents running to
defend their positions while Jerry Petrowski
of Marathon is running to fill the Wausau-area
senate seat vacated by former senator Pam
Galloway who resigned earlier this year.
The only PLW
endorsed candidate to have a primary
election tomorrow, Tuesday, May 8, is Scott
Walker. Governor Walker is being
challenged in a Republican primary.
Plan to exercise your right to vote tomorrow,
May 8, and encourage your family and friends
to do the same. Vote for life, and may God
Days for Life founder leads prayer in Green Bay
From the Green
GREEN BAY — David Bereit, national
director of 40
Days for Life, delivered a positive
message to around a dozen pro-life supporters
April 28. Bereit was in town to attend Pro-Life
Wisconsin's annual spring awards dinner held at
the Riverside Ballroom. While in Green Bay he led
prayers and spoke at OB-GYN Associates of Green
Bay, Medical Arts Building, on Webster Avenue.
"What you have done here in Green Bay, Wis., has
been instrumental in a movement that has swept
around the world and has saved nearly 6,000 lives
and has had an impact on half a million people who
have participated," said Bereit. "If it weren't
for Green Bay, I honestly don't know if that would
The 40 Days for
Life campaign, with headquarters in
Texas, is a global pro-life movement which uses a
peaceful approach to opposing abortion in local
communities. It accomplishes this by a 24/7
prayerful vigil outside of an abortion provider.
Prayer, fasting and community outreach are also
encouraged for those participating.
Green Bay was
the first city outside of Texas to undertake the
40-day prayer campaign.
had nothing but good things to say about local 40
Days for Life director Jim Ball. "We as an
organization think the world of Jim," he said.
Ball has been the organizer for the Green Bay
campaign since 2008. He was honored by Pro-Life
Wisconsin as "Activist of the Year" during the
group's awards dinner.
"I have been
impressed by the fact that we have close to 35
churches involved in this," Ball told The
Compass. "Not all those churches are even
Catholic, but we are slowly building up a
pro-life presence in those churches."
Among his many
stories that he shared, Bereit said his favorite
was the first time he got to meet one of the
babies who was to be aborted. It was at a
pro-life banquet in Harrisburg, Pa., when he met
a mother who chose to give birth to her baby
Jonathan Frederick Will was born 40 years ago — on
May 4, 1972, his father’s 31st birthday — the life
expectancy for people with Down syndrome was about
20 years. That is understandable.
The day after Jon was born, a doctor told Jon’s
parents that the first question for them was
whether they intended to take Jon home from the
hospital. Nonplussed, they said they thought that
is what parents do with newborns. Not doing so
was, however, still considered an acceptable
choice for parents who might prefer to
institutionalize or put up for adoption children
thought to have necessarily bleak futures. Whether
warehoused or just allowed to languish from lack
of stimulation and attention, people with Down
syndrome, not given early and continuing
interventions, were generally thought to be
incapable of living well, and hence usually did
not live as long as they could have.
Down syndrome is a congenital condition resulting
from a chromosomal defect — an extra 21st
chromosome. It causes varying degrees of mental
retardation and some physical abnormalities,
including small stature, a single crease across
the center of the palms, flatness of the back of
the head, a configuration of the tongue that
impedes articulation, and a slight upward slant of
the eyes. In 1972, people with Down syndrome were
still commonly called Mongoloids.
Now they are called American citizens, about
400,000 of them, and their life expectancy is 60.
Much has improved. There has, however, been moral
regression as well.
Jon was born just 19 years after James Watson and
Francis Crick published their discoveries
concerning the structure of DNA, discoveries that
would enhance understanding of the structure of
Jon, whose every cell is imprinted with Down
syndrome. Jon was born just as prenatal genetic
testing, which can detect Down syndrome, was
becoming common. And Jon was born eight months
before Roe v.
Wade inaugurated this era of the casual
destruction of pre-born babies.
This era has coincided, not just coincidentally,
with the full, garish flowering of the baby
boomers’ vast sense of entitlement, which
encompasses an entitlement to exemption from
nature’s mishaps, and to a perfect baby. So today
science enables what the ethos ratifies, the
choice of killing children with Down syndrome
before birth. That is what happens to 90 percent
of those whose parents receive a Down syndrome
diagnosis through prenatal testing.
Chen’s horrifying discovery: Obama admin just
another member of the population control mafia
Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, who has
suffered years of imprisonment and beatings for
objecting to forced abortions and sterilizations
in his native country, thought he could find
shelter and friendship in the United States
embassy following his recent escape from house
arrest. He is now learning the hard way that the
pro-abortion Obama administration, which helps
to finance the same “one-child policy” that Chen
is fighting, would rather see him disappear.
Chen’s presence in the embassy during the past
week was little more than a dangerous irritant
for Hillary Clinton’s State Department. The main
goal of the agency has long been the promotion
and protection of American commercial interests
abroad, and “human rights” often provide useful
cover for criticizing regimes that are
recalcitrant in the face of American economic
pressure. The Chen affair, however, only
threatens an amicable and highly profitable
relationship between the U.S. and China, and
presents no “upside” for the American bottom
Worse for Chen is his uncomfortable and
embarrassing opposition to China’s population
control agenda, a policy supported by the Obama
administration and in particular the State
Department, which is spending tens of billions
of dollars on such programs worldwide. Although
the administration gives lip-service against
coercive abortion and sterilization, it is
simultaneously helping to finance the Chinese
population control machine with tens of millions
of dollars in subsidies to the United Nations
Population Fund (UNFPA), which helps to
administer China’s brutal one-child policy.
South Korea cracks down on smuggled drug capsules
filled with powdered flesh from dead babies
From CBS News:
South Korea has seized thousands of smuggled drug
capsules filled with powdered flesh from dead
babies, which some people believe can cure
disease, officials said Monday.
The capsules were made in northeastern China from
babies whose bodies were chopped into small pieces
and dried on stoves before being turned into
powder, the Korea Customs Service said.
Customs officials refused to say where the dead
babies came from or who made the capsules, citing
possible diplomatic friction with Beijing. Chinese
officials ordered an investigation into the
production of drugs made from dead fetuses or
newborns last year.
The customs office has discovered 35 smuggling
attempts since August of about 17,450 capsules
disguised as stamina boosters, and some people
believe them to be a panacea for disease, the
customs service said in a statement. The capsules
of human flesh, however, contained bacteria and
other harmful ingredients.
The smugglers told customs officials they believed
the capsules were ordinary stamina boosters and
did not know the ingredients or manufacturing
Ethnic Koreans from northeastern China who now
live in South Korea were intending to use the
capsules themselves or share them with other
Korean-Chinese, a customs official said. They were
carried in luggage or sent by international mail.
Sawyer County Affiliate (Hayward) - Queen of
Peace, Protector of Life - will be again be
offering offering the 'Cemetery of the
Innocents' display of 400 crosses representing
the thousands of daily abortions in the USA. In
addition, we have a new display of fetal models
consisting of 13 models, 5-35 weeks gestation
and one newborn. These are professional grade,
soft-touch models that can be handled, and are
available all year, with or without the crosses.
They're suitable for all ages. For more
information call Bob Ornberg at 715-699-1287 or
check out our new Facebook page at
Pro-Life Wisconsin Walworth Co. prays at Planned
Parenthood in Delavan, WI. Signs are provided.
Contact Phil Cullen for info - 262-742-3299.
Pro-Life Wisconsin Juneau County gathers for prayer
witness every Monday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at
Family Planning Health Services, 522 State Road
82 # F, in Mauston. Please call Richard Irwin,
(608) 565-6706, for more information. They meet
every second Tuesday of the month at the Hatch
Public Library in Mauston at 7 p.m. in the
Pro-Life Wisconsin Marathon County prays the Rosary
once a month on Saturday at 10:45 a.m. at Family
Planning Health Services. Call Ron Putzer at
(715) 842-5368 to confirm date.
Pro-Life Wisconsin Fond du Lac County prays in front of
Planned Parenthood, 333 N. Peters Ave., Fond du
Lac, on the second Saturday of the month from
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. During 40 Days For Life
which begins February 22, we will be
Bringing Jesus to Planned Parenthood Through
Mary on Tuesdays 7:00 am to 3:00 pm and
Thursdays 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. For information,
call Ann at (920) 921-6062 or Julie (920)
923-0437. A pro-life Rosary is also said at 8:30
a.m. before the 9 a.m. Mass each Saturday at St.
Mary's Church, Marquette St. at E. Merrill Ave.,
Fond du Lac.
Vigil for Life-PLW Dane County has a perpetual
presence on the sidewalks in front of Madison's
Planned Parenthood abortion facility (3706 Orin
Road, Madison, WI 53704). Each day that Planned
Parenthood is open for business (every week
day), 2 people (at least!) will be scheduled to
be present on the sidewalk. The times and days
are as follows: Monday-Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 11
a.m.; Thursday 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.; and Friday, 1pm
- 3pm. Individuals or groups are needed to sign
up for these 2-hour shifts, especially on a
monthly basis. You may also "stop by." Those
interested should click
here to view the online scheduling
calendar or contact affiliate leader Laura
Karlen at (608) 445-2064 or email
Pro-Life Wisconsin Chippewa Valley prays and gives
public witness against abortion and
contraception outside the Eau Claire Planned
Parenthood (1231 Menomonie St.) every Thursday
from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and the first Saturday of
the month at 11 a.m.
Pro-Life Wisconsin Milwaukee County gathers regularly on
Saturday mornings at the Affiliated abortion
center, 1428 N. Farwell Ave. in Milwaukee,
between 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. SIDEWALK
COUNSELORS ARE NEEDED! If you can come pray or
counsel women entering the abortuary, please
contact Peggy Hamill, (262) 796-1111, or e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Pro-Life Wisconsin Outagamie County invites you to love
your preborn neighbor as yourself, by going out
to the places where abortions are sold and
committed. Please plan to come and sidewalk
counsel (beside the driveway), pray and witness
with signs at Planned Parenthood Appleton North
on 3800 N. Gillett St.
Pro-Life Wisconsin Waukesha County will join other
pro-lifers for monthly prayer in front of the
Planned Parenthood in Waukesha, 426 W. Main St.
Prayer gatherings will be held the fourth
Saturday of every month at 10 a.m.
Pro-Life Wisconsin Kenosha has consecrated our
fight against Planned Parenthood to Jesus
through Mary. We pray every Saturday at 11 a.m.
in front of the Planned Parenthood facility,
located at Roosevelt Road and 36th Avenue in
Kenosha. Please come and pray the Rosary, the
Chaplet of Divine Mercy, and other prayers with
us. For more information contact Karie Kinzler
at email@example.com or at (262) 656-0301.
Pro-Life Wisconsin Rock County members daily
praise and thank God for the January 13, 2012
permanent closure of the Rockford, IL abortion
mill. Chapter members meet monthly (except
June, July, August) in St. Jude's Hall, Beloit,
WI. The Spiritually Adopt-A-Baby
initiative resumed March 24/25 at St. Jude/St.
Thomas parishes, praying daily for nine months
for pre-born babies. If you'd like
information regarding this, contact Charlene
Tolmie 608-362-3406 or Sister Rosalia Bauer
Memorial to the Unborn dedication ceremony: Bishop Hying will
be at St. Mary's Visitation Parish (1260
Church St., Elm Grove, WI) on Sunday, May 13
for 9 am Mass, followed by the dedication of
the Memorial to the Unborn on the SMV grounds.
Please attend if you can!
Time for Life at Christ King Parish,
Wauwatosa: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 — South
Hall/Parish Center, 6:30pm-8pm. Free —
everyone is welcome. The evening's speakers
will be Father John Burns, Associate Pastor at
Christ King, and Vicki Thorn, Corresponding
Member of the Pontifical Academy for Life.
This lecture will provide a positive
introduction to some of the Catholic Church's
most important teachings. The ideal outcome of
this event is to stimulate parish, community,
and wider Church involvement.
A & A Alexandrina Center will have their
annual auction dinner on Friday, May 11,
2012 at the Swan Club, at Legends, 875
Heritage Rd., De Pere, WI. Doors Open at 5;
Dinner at 6:30. Michael Voris will be the
keynote speaker. Tickets available through
Marypauly48@yahoo.com or call (920) 532-4740.
Michael Voris S.T.B., a Catholic layman
with a passion for saving souls, presents
“Social Injustice” How a Corrupt Social
“Gospel” Promotes Evil Disguised as Justice on
Saturday May 12. For more information, visit
www.cufmilwaukee.org or call 414-321-9377.
Sponsored by Catholics United for the Faith
St. Gregory VII Chapter.
Life-A-Thon! Join us and start a family tradition
with this annual, family-friendly walk/run for
the unborn! This year we’re having two
locations at the same time. Get friends
together, recruit sponsors, and compete for
one of the famous silver sneaker awards! Date:
Saturday, May 12, 2012. Time: 9-10 am -
Check-in/registration; 10 am –Walk/run begin
approx. 5K Walk/run at McCarty Park
Pavilion, 2567 S. 79th St., West Allis, WI OR
NEW: Walk/run/bike at Calvary Lutheran School,
110 Division St. Thiensville, WI. Register:
www.Life-A-Thon.org or 414-727-8176. Cost:
$17–Individual; $50–Family of 3 or more
(immediate family); $85-School group (2 adult
leaders and any # of students) $5 late fee
after May 5, 2012
for Life: Each Thursday, St. Mary Catholic
Church in Kenosha will offer 8am Mass,
followed by a Rosary procession to the nearby
Planned Parenthood. St. Mary's is located at
7307 40th Avenue, Kenosha. For more
information call Monica at 262-515-3132 or
Laura at 262-358-0705.
The Wausua 40 Days for Life group will continue
their prayer vigil by meeting the first
Thursdays of the month, May through August. We
will meet at Family Planning Health Services,
719 N 3rd Avenue in Wausau at 3 pm. Please join
us in prayer to be a public witness for the
unborn and for mothers to make the right choice.
Kneel for Life: Capitol Campaign meets Wednesdays
at the Capitol from 1-2pm. We try to precede
with Mass at St. Patrick's at 12:10, then we
walk over from there. Our purpose is to be a
peaceful, joyful presence praying to tear down
the evil strongholds present there and be an
encouragement for the pro-life
legislators/staff. We pray the Rosary, Chaplet
of Mercy and St. Michael prayer as we walk in
twos or independently, throughout the Capitol.
The third Monday of every month All Saints
Catholic Church in Berlin says a Rosary for
life at the church's monument for the unborn
after a 5:15p.m. Mass. Everyone welcome.
pro-life group at St. Frances Cabrini Parishmeets
to pray every Thursday evening from6-6:30
p.m. at the West Bend Planned Parenthood, 532
Shepherd’s Drive, West Bend, WI. Located on
the West end of town, approximately 1-1/2
miles west of Hwy 45 on West Washington Street
(aka: Highway 33) in West Bend. It is in a
shopping mall on the north-side of the street.
We are on the sidewalk.
Holy Hour for the Unborn: St. John the
Evangelist Parish, 8500 W. Cold Spring Rd.,
Greenfield, Wis. We come together every fourth
Wednesday of the month from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. to
pray for the end of abortion. The church has 24
hours of Adoration seven days a week. Contact
Kathy Knaack with questions,
Kathy.firstname.lastname@example.org. Cenacles of Life meets every
Saturday morning at St. Pius X Catholic Church
in Cambridge at 8:30 am to pray two rosaries for
an end to the culture of death.
meets at St Mary’s Good Shepherd Chapel, 108
McHenry St, Burlington, WI every Wednesday at 6
p.m., and recites the second oral Rosary in the
main body of the church, finishing at 7:15 p.m. Cenacles
meets every Saturday morning at 6:45 a.m. to
pray two Rosaries for pro-life intentions before
the 7:30 a.m. Mass at St. Mary's Catholic Church
in Pine Bluff, west of Madison.
The Servants of Our Lady of Guadalupe has a prayer vigil
every Monday at 4:30 p.m. in Wisconsin Rapids on
8th St. by the Shopko mall to pray for the
closing of the Planned Parenthood. If you have
any questions contact Will Goodman at (608)
The Servants of Our Lady of Guadalupe has a prayer vigil
every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in Stevens Point in
front of the strip mall next to Family Video to
pray for the closing of Family Planning Health
Services. State Director Peggy Hamill will join
them in prayer this Wednesday, March 28. If you
have any questions contact Jen Dunnett at (715)
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