Protecting unborn children from the brutality of dismemberment abortions is a legislative priority for Michigan. On November 10, the Michigan House Criminal Justice Committee advanced the bills to the floor by a 5-3 vote. A law is needed because D&E dismemberment abortions are as brutal as the partial-birth abortion method, which is now illegal in Michigan and the United States. Learn the facts about dismemberment abortions.
Make plans now to attend the 2016 March for Life in Washington, D.C., on January 22. Several Right to Life of Michigan affiliates are hosting bus trips to attend the March for Life this year. The March for Life began as a small demonstration following Roe v. Wade in 1973 and rapidly grew to be the largest prolife event in the world. Walk side-by-side with the hundreds of thousands of Americans taking a stand for the most vulnerable members of our human family.
Several videos from the Center for Medical Progress currently under court injunction were leaked by Congressional staff on October 22. Several of these videos feature Michigan abortion businesses at a National Abortion Federation conference. In one, abortionist Lisa Harris acknowledges the violence of abortion. In another, owner Renee Chelian worries about the massive amount of aborted babies her abortion chain Northland Family Planning has to dispose of. Chelian jokes about getting rid of them with a bonfire up north or burning their bodies in power plants for energy.
11th Video Released
An ongoing series of undercover videos released by the Center for Medical Progress show how Planned Parenthood harvests the body parts of unborn babies. The videos are uncovering the layers of deception that surround unborn babies, the abortion issue, the abortion industry and abortion proponents. There are several things you can do to help uncover these layers.
The Fall 2015 issue of the Right to Life of Michigan News is now online. Articles include the undercover videos that have exposed Planned Parenthood's callous disregard for life, how a teen shared her prolife beliefs and won a competition, an affiliate's walk across Michigan's thumb, and how the Michigan legislature is responding to the Planned Parenthood videos.
Every year we devote a day to giving thanks. Everyone at Right to Life of Michigan would like to thank you for all that you do in the prolife movement, every single day of the year. While we may only highlight it once every year, we are truly thankful for you every day—without your support and commitment to life, we wouldn’t be here.
National Adoption Month
What happens when the decision is made to adopt? Ask Amanda Thomas, who did just that. She shares her story of adoption along with her and her husband's decision to adopt little Henry. The joy and blessings that come from adoption are immense, as well as the positive effect it can have on a family. Throughout November we will celebrate the loving, life-giving option of Adoption.
New movies document horrors of abortionist Kermit Gosnell
On November 10, a documentary titled "3801 Lancaster" will be coming to theaters, and a new movie, "Gosnell," just finished filming. The horrors former abortionist and convicted murderer Kermit Gosnell inflicted on his patients and their babies are unfathomable. These films aim to shed light on America’s biggest serial killer and the media cover-up of his case.
TV ads inspire thinking differently about life
Watch for Right to Life of Michigan Educational Fund's 30-second TV ads airing statewide showing how love and compassion saved and improved the lives of the women featured. The 4-5 minute short films take a closer look at each woman's real life experience. Abortion was not the answer, and they are living proof—even in the hardest of situations.