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The Supreme Court Decision that Changed Everything


On June 7, 1965, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in the landmark case Griswold vs. Connecticut. To many, this decision appeared harmless, and yet it undoubtedly paved the way for the tragic Roe v. Wade decision just 8 years later. 

How did Griswold lead to Roe? First, by fabricating a bogus constitutional "right to privacy", and second, by legalizing contraception and unleashing the contraceptive mentality. Combined, these two factors lead to the sexual revolution and abortion on demand. 

Every year, Pro-Life Wisconsin commemorates the memorial of the Griswold v. Connecticut decision with pro-life vigils outside contraceptive dispensaries and abortion clinics. "We decided to mark it with not only public witness through public prayer vigils," said Peggy Hamill, Pro-Life Wisconsin's State Director, "but also to follow those public prayer vigils with a celebration of the family. Our vigils note the infamous anniversary and the need to take action. At the same time they are a public demonstration of the family unit, and the joy that is experienced in following God’s plan."

American Life League will hold "The Pill Kills" vigils, which are modeled after Pro-Life Wisconsin vigils, nationwide.

Griswold vigils will be held in Milwaukee, Madison, and elsewhere this year. For more details, please call 262-796-1111.

Rand Paul's Comments on Abortion Alarm Pro-Lifers

Sen. Rand Paul (R - Kentucky) has long been a strong pro-life advocate, and he is a the author of the Life at Conception Act, a bill that would outlaw abortion by establishing the personhood of the preborn child from conception.

But despite his pro-life credentials, Sen. Paul's comments during a recent interview, essentially claiming abortion would not be a priority for him if he were to become president, have greatly alarmed many pro-lifers.

"I think where the country is, is somewhere in the middle, and we are not changing any of the laws until the country is persuaded otherwise," Paul said. 

Please click here for insightful commentary by Tony Perkins of Family Research Council. 
 

Awakening Hope: A Pro-Life Wisconsin Teen Retreat!



Are you a teen passionate about protecting life? Do you want to find new hope? Then join us for 
Awakening Hope, a pro-life retreat just for teens! This fun-filled day will offer interactive activities, pro-life education, prayer, and group sessions, and it will leave you energized to continue the fight to protect life at all stages!
 
Where: Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
5250 Justin Road, La Crosse
 
When: Saturday, June 14
9:15am-6pm

We will be concluding with a vigil mass at 4:45. Families are welcome and encouraged to join!

Click here to register. 

Liability form will be required for registration.

Pro-Life Wisconsin Goes to Ireland!


This summer, Pro-Life Wisconsin is proud to help sponsor the pro-life missionary work of long time supporter, Jay Egan! This passionate young man is dedicating his summer vacation protecting innocent human life throughout the country of Ireland that is fighting a strong political battle to remain pro-life.

"It was during my high school years when I felt personally the call to pro-life activism," Jay says. "I became locally involved in the pro-life movement, especially with Pro-Life Wisconsin and 40 Days For Life. Meeting with Pro Life leaders, and especially going to the March for Life in Washington DC has really motivated me to become deeply involved in the pro-life movement, and that has become a central part of my life."

Click here to read a personal introduction from Jay! You may also generously contribute to sponsoring his trip by clicking here!

Pro-Life News

Affiliate Announcements
 

Griswold vs. Connecticut Vigils
Pro-Life Wisconsin Milwaukee/Waukesha County will hold a vigil in front of the West Allis Planned Parenthood at the corner of Hwy 100 and Lincoln Ave. on Saturday, June 7th from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. The vigil will be followed by a brief ice cream social. We will decry the contraceptive mentality, then gather to celebrate God's gift of life. Signs will be provided.
 
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Courtesy Announcements


The June All-Night Vigil of Reparation will be at St. Mary Immaculate Conception Church in Burlington, Friday and Saturday, June 6th & 7th. The opening Mass is Friday night at 8, followed by a procession with the Blessed Sacrament. Adoration, talks, community prayers and confessions throughout the night, concluding with First Saturday Mass at 5 AM. Come for the opening Mass if you can; then stay as long as you like. If you need a ride or more information, call 414-254-2790.

 
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May 12, 2014

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