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National Day of Remembrance for the Unborn



Several Wisconsin communities will participate in a National Memorial Day for the victims of elective abortion. These vigils are sponsored by Priests for Life, Pro-Life Action League and Citizens for a Pro-Life Society. In Wisconsin, they are being organized and cosponsored by Pro-Life Wisconsin. 

This powerful memorial "continues to emblazon in our minds...the fact that these tiny pre-born children are full people and deserve to be treated as people," said Peggy Hamill, Pro-Life Wisconsin's State Director. 

In Wisconsin, the September 14th Abortion Memorial events will take place in the following locations:

Milwaukee - 3 p.m. at Holy Cross Cemetery (Children’s Section) at the burial site of over 1,200 preborn babies. (With Peggy Hamill, Pro-Life Wisconsin's State Director)

Dane - 10 a.m. at a burial site located on the church grounds of St. Michael's Parish. (With Matt Sande, Pro-Life Wisconsin's Director of Legislation)

Spooner - 8:30 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church

La Crosse - 1:30 p.m. at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Memorial to the Unborn (With Emma Scuglik, Pro-Life Wisconsin's Development Director)


For more information, call 262--796-1111. For a brochure, click here

Why the term "fertilized egg" should never be used 




"As I’ve mentioned before, my first major foray into the pro-life world was the 2008 Colorado Personhood campaign. As spokesperson, I had countless opportunities to present our message to the public – often through the media.

One of the most frustrating things was to pull up a newspaper article, after an interview that I thought had gone pretty well, and to see a headline that talked about protection or legal rights for “fertilized eggs.” Even I had to laugh. Protecting and recognizing eggs does sound pretty funny."
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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin in Trouble Over Video Usage



Planned Parenthood is no stranger to breaking the rules. Now, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin is in trouble for using footage from legislative debates in political attack ads, in direct violation of an agreement they signed. Read more

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Affiliate Activities


Vigil for Life (PLW Madison) - Sidewalk Counseling Training Session
Join PLW Madison in preparation for 40 Days for Life which starts on Sept. 25th!

When: Monday evening, Sept. 9, 2013, from 7:00 to 8:30pm

Where: Bishop O'Connor Center, 702 S. Highpoint Rd., Madison, WI 53719 (A sign will direct you to the room.)

Fee: $5.00 to cover the cost of printing materials.

Register: Call Bette at (608) 358-5963 or email at info@vigilforlife.org.
 
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Courtesy Announcements


"Now and at the Hour of Our Death," a talk on end of life issues, will be given by Dr. Marissa Beffel, a member of the Catholic Medical of the Association and member of the Pro-Life Wisconsin Speakers Bureau, on September 26 at 7:00 p.m. The talk will be held at the St. John the Evangelist church hall in Greenfield. Refreshments will be provided.
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