Monday, January 25, 2010

Marching On

300,000 souls turned out in Washington last Friday at the 37th annual March for Life, reportedly the biggest crowd to date. Not surprisingly, CNN didn't cover a lick of it, and FoxNews was busy broadcasting footage of a golden retriever getting airlifted out of the L.A. River. So there's that.

Luckily, our wrestling is not against flesh and blood; but against principalities and power, against the rulers of the world of this darkness, against the spirits of wickedness in the high places. So good media coverage or not, we're doing it, America. Let us remember that Roe v. Wade is a law, and that laws - just like Senate seats - can be changed by the sheer force of the people's will. Particularly if they are unjust.

JPII, pray for us.

12 comments:

  1. Interesting your reference of "senate" seats as I surmise you were talking of Senator Elect Brown. . .who is pro choice.

    Also, abortion will never be made a crime again in this country. It is demanded, it is good for society, and it will be protected. The Republican party had power for 12 years, and did close to nothing and were not willing to stick their necks out for that issue.

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  2. Sn. Elect Brown may indeed be "pro choice" in his views on late term abortion and the like, but he's also anti Obamacare, which, quite frankly, is good enough for me at this point in the game.

    Abortion will never be made a crime again?

    Our nation is only 234 years old, and for 86 of those years, slavery was the law of the land.

    Abortion has only been "legal" for 37 years... what on earth makes you think the longevity of this heinous crime will outlast past evils perpetrated in the name of "the law of the land"?

    Republican vs. Democrat? Who cares anymore? Give me a politician who speaks his true mind and stands by what he promises, and he (or she) may get my vote.

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  3. Thank you Jenny, for pointing the lack of media coverage on this, out!

    As for the coverage out here in DC, there was a minor mention of "thousands coming out to march" [for life]. Following that sentence of course, was "many came also to represent the other side". The cameras then zoomed on the group of about 25 or so people walking back and forth carrying disheartening signs about their own rights. Then the viewers got to enjoy interviews by heads of planned parenthood. Who said anything about a biased media?

    JPII, pray for us.

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  4. I agree on your dismissal of the two parties, they are both bad. I worked on Capitol Hill for a year, and there are good folks in both but they get drowned out. Abortion will be accessible as long as I and other like minded folks have anything to say aboutit. Regards

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  5. Fox did cover the March for Life, but gave the stranded dog a bit more press time.

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  6. the bottom line is that you all have to accept that you are in the minority, you represent a fringe, and contraception and birth control are here to stay

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  7. "1. the bottom line is that you all have to accept that you are in the minority,

    2.you represent a fringe, and

    3.contraception and birth control are here to stay"

    1. this nicely illustrates the tersely worded post from earlier this week, something about intolerance...

    2. A crowd of 300,000 is a fringe? A 5% margin of victory in the bluest of blue states' senatorial election is a fringe?

    3. So you agree, then, that birth control and contraception are inextricably tied up with (and in many cases, equivalent to) abortion.

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  8. Not sure how suggesting your numbers are trite is an example of intolerance. You are a fringe of the far right. The most intolerant stuff I have heard has been on born again christian radio. James Dobson is not exactly the godfather of diversity. 300000 is small, if it is a true #, as here in dallas the advocates of undocumented aliens, mostly from mexico, had about 500000. This demonstration was replicated in every major urban area in 2006. For only 300K people to turn out against what I think you refer to as a Holocaust suggests most do not think it is anything like Auschwitz.

    I do have to admit you have shown me a something about abortion and birth control. It makes me more secure with our abortion rights as it seems to me that to ban abortion would mean to ban contraception and IUDs totally. If abortion becomes a crime, than causes of abortion would commonsensicaly be banned as well. And this nexus convinces me that abortion is here to stay as american would not tolerate banning the pill and IUDs.

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  9. you (and IronDog, too!) should check out ThineEyes.org. It's a beautiful testimony to the groups traveling out to the March -- and it shows that we're not the fringe or the minority! :)

    I saw Amy and Chris at the March -- you were missed! But it was great to get your text on the way home and really made the weekend! :)

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  10. Irondog, I'm not sure about the numbers of your like-minded friends (I think the pendulum of national opinion is swinging away from pro-abortion), but in any case I'll put odds on my pro-life God any day.

    Regards,

    Anniebird

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  11. Here's a great article for Irondog:

    http://insidecatholic.com/Joomla/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7560&Itemid=48

    Anniebird

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  12. It intrigues me, that with obvious oppostion, irondog is still addicted to reading "the great deception"...

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