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December 4, 2017

Call Now to Pass Ban on
Brutal Dismemberment Abortions!

Please call your state representative in the PA House and urge him or her to support Senate Bill 3, which would ban the brutal practice of dismemberment abortions in PA.

During horrific dismemberment abortions, babies are torn limb by limb from their mothers’ wombs. This practice should not be tolerated in a civilized society.

The bill would also change the abortion limit in Pennsylvania from six months to five months gestation. It has already passed the state Senate, and is awaiting action in the House.

If you don’t know who your state representative is, or you need contact information, please visit .

Thank you for making these critical calls and sending these important emails!

Life Inside a Christmas Drama

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director

He sought to tell the story of a miserly old man whose hatred of all things Christmas had reduced him to a shadow.
The writer chose to educate his disagreeable main character by having him encounter the ghosts of past, present, and future.
Much of the author’s prose centered on regret, with lines such as “No rest, no peace. Incessant torture of remorse.”
A ghost informs the protagonist, “I wear the chain I forged in life. I made it link by link, and yard by yard; I girded it on of my own free will, and of my own free will I wore it.”
If the classic Christmas Carol were to be revised for our times, Ebenezer’s greed and selfishness might have led him to be a participant in the culture of death"making his money from the misery of abortion, even coercing the love of his life to have one.
And this line from the classic work might have taken on new meaning, “No space of regret can make amends for one life’s opportunity missed.”
And so too would this one: “For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child himself.”
Haunted by his past, burdened by his present, and fearful of his future, Scrooge might repent of his past involvement in abortion and dedicate himself to rebuilding a culture of life.
Healed of his desperation, he would recognize that, “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.”
And he would come to understand that nothing is more worthy of protection and reverence than the life of a child and his mother.
May God indeed bless tiny Tim, and all other preborn babies, this Christmas.

A Year in Review

In this month's edition of LifeLines Radio, Legislative Director Maria Gallagher and Education Director Matthew Wagner talk about what happened in the pro-life movement in 2017.

To listen to their conversation, click here.


EVERYONE IS INVITED TO A SPECIAL PRO-LIFE TOWN HALL MEETING. Everyone is invited to a special meeting, with topics to include: Life is Winning, Death is Losing, Roe Will Go, Fake News is Failing, and How to Achieve the Dream. Featured speakers will be Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Executive Director Michael Ciccocioppo and Education Director Matthew Wagner. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at Shepherd of the Hills Church, 527 Hoffmansville Road, Bechtelsville PA, 19505. No registration or fee required. For details, contact Reverend John Brown by phone at 610-310-5964 or 610-754-6313 or by email at


Chapter Leaders and Speakers at the 2017 Pennsylvanians for Human Life
Wyoming Valley Chapter Respect for Life Dinner

For pro-life events in your area, click here. For a complete list of chapters, click here .

Live in Southeast PA? Contact SE Regional Coordinator Carla Ezell to find out more about joining a chapter in Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware, or Philadelphia County. You can reach Carla by e-mail at

If you live in another part of the state and you'd like to get involved in a local chapter, contact Executive Director Michael Ciccocioppo at or by phone at 717-541-0034.

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