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Bible Verses Addressing Life

There are many verses in the Bible that deal with respecting the sanctity of human life. Verses are in different Bible versions:


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Statistics Show More Than 56 Million Abortions Since Roe v. Wade

There have been more than 56 million abortions performed in the US since the infamous Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton court decisions were handed down by the US Supreme Court Justices. That action legalized abortion in all 50 states through all nine months of pregnancy in 1973. The most recent statistics show 27,629 abortions were performed in Michigan in 2014, and there have been 1,140,881 abortions in Michigan since statistics were first kept in 1980.


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Ideas for Churches

Every church can have a positive prolife impact. Actively promoting a culture of life throughout the year can be inspiring and enjoyable!

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Presentations

The Story of Right to Life

The Story of Right to LifeThe Story of Right to Life is a PowerPoint presentation for use in churches and group settings to educate about what it means to be prolife and the work of Right to Life groups.

This is a story about relationships. And, as such, it’s a story about us all. It’s as broad as the human journey, for it is woven into the fabric of our deepest issues. Human rights, preventing violence, child abuse and caring for the terminally ill are all spokes of the same wheel. And at the center of this wheel is the respect for human life.

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In the Image of God

Created in the Image of God In the Image of God stresses that all life comes from our creator.  In that way, we are called to protect the least among us, the unborn child. This PowerPoint briefly describes how abortion became legal in the United States, its impact on our nation and the developmental facts and pictures which show us that unborn children are human, too.

The PowerPoint is free of charge and comes with a presenter's script for a seamless presentation.

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Creado a imagen de DIOS

In the Image of God in Spanish"Creado a imagen de Dios es una presentación de PowerPoint para que las iglesias enseñen sobre la Inviolabilidad de la Vida Humana, y también los dos fallos de la Corte Suprema que legalizaron el aborto por cualquier razón hasta los 9 meses del embarazo.

La presentación de PowerPoint es gratis y viene con un guión para el presentador."

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What Lies Beneath

What Lies Beneath is a PowerPoint presentation for use in churches and group settings to educate about the abortion agenda of Planned Parenthood. The PowerPoint is free of charge and comes with a presenter's script for a seamless presentation.

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Sanctity of Human Life Sunday Discussion Guide

SoHLS DISCUSSION GUIDE- This guide helps to facilitate thoughtful discussion about the development of the unborn child as well as provide for dialog about legal abortion and the need to defend, protect and value innocent human life.


Great Reads

Help your congregation have a better understanding of prolife issues by featuring prolife books in your church library.

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Prolife Educational Videos

Videos are available from the Right to Life of Michigan lending libraries in the educational resource centers. The videos cover many different life topics and can be used for classes or group discussions.


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Reflection on Psalm 139

Rabbi Loren Jacobs' message, based on Psalm 139, makes the case for the sanctity of all human life, including unborn children. We must know that we are never alone. God was with each one of us from our very beginning, at the moment of our creation and before, and He will be with us at our end and beyond! God Himself is very much involved in our life! Read this message and be inspired.

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Church Bulletin Suggestions

The following information can be used for church bulletins or newsletters. Feel free to edit information as needed.

Scientists discover spark at beginning of human life

Researchers have discovered the literal spark of life that announces the creation of a new human being. A new microscopy study shows that a bright flash of fluorescent zinc occurs at the moment of fertilization. Knowledge of the undeniable beginning of life and fetal development continues to highlight the wonder of life in the womb. Visit www.RTL.org to learn more about development of the unborn child.

Michigan Senate passes bill to ban fetal tissue trafficking in Michigan

On April 27, 2016, the Michigan Senate voted 26-10 to pass SB 564 & 565. These bills will close a loophole in Michigan’s law by prohibiting any form of compensation or sale of fetal tissue or organs. The bills are in response to Planned Parenthood’s revealed programs of harvesting the organs of babies they abort. The bills also provide penalties for those who engage in the trafficking of bodies of aborted babies. Learn more about prolife legislation in Michigan at www.RTL.org.

Attorney General Schuette files suit to close state’s oldest abortion clinic

On April 7, 2016, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced that he has filed a lawsuit to shut down the Summit Women’s Center abortion clinic in Detroit, the oldest abortion clinic in Michigan. The clinic has been operating illegally for nearly a year as the owner was not a licensed medical professional as required by state law. If you or someone you know needs help, you can find a pregnancy center near you by calling 1-800-57-WOMAN, day or night. A caring, confidential help agency is as close as a phone call away.


Resource Helps Explain Importance of Life Issues

The Preaching the Prolife Message brochure explains to church leaders why it is important to discuss life issues in faith settings, and gives some tips on preparing sermons on abortion and other prolife issues.

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Need a Visual?

Showing the reality and impact of abortion without using graphic pictures is challenging. However, one powerful way to "see" how abortion has damaged our country is to juxtapose the war on the unborn to the number of American's who lost their lives in battle. This handout is especially helpful around Memorial Day.


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Guidelines for Political Activity

Congress has enacted special tax laws applicable to churches, religious organizations, and ministers in recognition of their unique status in American society and of their rights guaranteed by the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States.

This brochure gives pastors and churches general guidance on what activities they can and can't engage in involving election or legislative activities.

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offers this more in-depth reference guide of federal tax law and procedures.

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