Prolife Fact Sheets and Handouts

Right to Life of Michigan has many factsheets and handouts covering a wide range of topics available for your educational efforts. These factsheets are free for download and copying. The list below includes every handout available throughout the separate issue pages of our website. If you would like more information about these topics, click the section titles.


Current Events

These handouts are new or particularly relevant to issues in the public spotlight:

Petition to End Dismemberment Abortions - Help end brutal dismemberment abortions. This petition allows you to educate on dismemberment abortions and collect names to encourage the Michigan Senate and House to pass legislation to end this common and brutal form of abortion.

Dismemberment Abortion - This handout explains a common and brutal form of abortion. Dismemberment abortion is the barbaric killing of a human being. This abortion method has been described by the U.S. Supreme Court in Gonzales v. Carhart as a procedure that is “laden with the power to devalue human life.”

Election Activity: What Churches Can and Can't Do - This brochure gives pastors and churches general guidance on what activities they can and can't engage in. IRS guidelines prohibit direct contributions to a political candidate, as well as in-kind contributions, but pastors and churches have the ability to express views on issues and educate people about candidates.

Presidential Record on Life - A highlight of decisions President Barack Obama has made on issues dealing with the sanctity of human life.

When Casting Your Vote, Start With Life - This flyer explains the impact that voting can have on prolife issues. The front gives the web page for RLM-PAC endorsements with colorful artwork. Alternate version: A Prolife Vote Protects Them Both



A Risk to Avoid - Our LifeNotes overview of studies which link abortion to an increased risk of developing breast cancer.

Abortion and Disabilities - This flyer discusses the high rate of abortion and cases of infanticide in children suffering from a disability.

Abortion Death Comparison
- This flyer compares the number of abortions in Michigan with a few other common causes of death.

Abortion Leaves Families Heartbroken - Our two-sided flyer addresses the often overlooked issue of how abortion impacts not just the unborn child and the woman, but the family of those involved in abortions.

Abortions Since Roe v. Wade
- A flyer to help make sense of the statistics and trends of abortion in the United States.

Black Abortions - A factsheet which provides statistics for Black abortions in the United States and in Michigan.

Courting Disaster
- Our LifeNotes explanation of Roe v. Wade, Doe v. Bolton and other court cases that involve abortion.

Cruel and Unusual Punishment
- Our LifeNotes describing the various abortion procedures used on unborn children.

Destroying our Future - This flyer looks at the economic impact abortion has had on America.

Do You Know Doe? - This resource discusses the poorly known Supreme Court decision Doe v. Bolton, and how it affects its companion case Roe v. Wade.

Fast Facts
- List of facts and statistics about abortion.

Girl Scouts and Abortion - A flyer which discusses the connections between the Girl Scouts of the United States of America and abortion.

Hispanic Abortions - A bilingual factsheet which provides statistics for Hispanic abortions in the United States.

Life is Precious in Every Circumstances
- Our LifeNotes discussion of abortion in the cases of rape and incest.

Pinks Ribbons Connect Komen Foundation and Planned Parenthood - A flyer which discusses the connections between Planned Parenthood and the Susan G. Komen Foundation. For a Spanish version, click here.

Popping Pills, Ending Lives - Our LifeNotes issue about the abortion drug RU-486.

Post-Abortion Syndrome - This brochures provides research and resources for the mental and emotional health effects of abortion.

Providing and Promoting Abortion - A flyer providing an overview of Planned Parenthood, how they provide and promote abortion and their financial gain from it. For a Spanish version, click here.

Sex-Selection Abortions - A flyer showing how abortion is being used as a tool for discriminating against women in other countries and the United States

Vaccines, Abortion and Fetal Tissue
- Our LifeNotes edition on connection between aborted fetal tissue and most vaccines. That connection and its complicated implications are considered.

War Casualties
- A visual comparison of the number of lives lost in combat to the number of lives lost to abortion.




Adoption LifeNotes - In a nation where more than a million children are aborted annually, adoption is an option that is often overlooked by women who are facing a crisis pregnancy. Our LifeNotes overview of adoption that includes information on Michigan adoption law.



End of Life Issues

Caring, Not Killing - This flyer gives a general overview of the issues of euthanasia and assisted suicide. Included are definitions, statistics, recent developments and analysis of the consequences of legalizing euthanasia and assisted suicide.



Fetal Development

A History of You - A flyer featuring basic facts about fetal development through the nine months of pregnancy. This flyer has both Spanish and English versions. For a Spanish version, click here.



Stem Cell Research

Cloning: No Longer Science Fiction - Our LifeNotes edition on the issue of human cloning.

The Great Stem Cell Debate - Provides basic information about the issue of stem cell research and the difference between adult stem cells and embryonic stem cells.

Sacrificed Without Consent - Our LifeNotes overview of the issue of stem cell research.



Speaking Out About Life

It's Easy to Be Prolife - A flyer that looks at some common arguments in favor of abortion and prolife responses to them. For a Spanish version, click here.

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

Prolife Scripture References - Right to Life of Michigan has compiled verses which reference God the creator of life, life beginning at conception, how the unborn are members of the human family, God forbids the taking of human life, the preciousness of life, and how God calls people to action.

What Churches Can Do - This new flyer lists ways that churches can become involved in the prolife movement. There are simple things that churches can do to be advocates for life, including having copies of prolife publications, adding prolife books to your library, or organizing a diaper drive for a local pregnancy center.

Wrongly Accused - This handout helps you see through the false war on women rhetoric and address the real issues facing women today.


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