Defend Life!

Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, recently said: "Words are insufficient to describe the profound sadness we feel at the contemplated passage of New York State’s new proposed abortion policy. We mourn the unborn infants who will lose their lives, and the many mothers and fathers who will suffer remorse and heartbreak as a result.


The so-called “Reproductive Health Act” will expand our state’s already radically permissive law, by empowering more health practitioners to provide abortion and removing all state restrictions on late-term procedures."

This is a public review I (Fred Schaeffer) wrote on Google after seeing the movie "Unplanned."


An amazing movie that should be widely publicized and watched. The movie is a true story of a former abortion clinic director of Planned Parenthood who came to her senses as she was first allowed in the proceedure room where the doctors/nurses performed the actual abortion. Prior to that her duties were administrative. When she observed what went on, she resigned her job and began to work for the "pro-life" people. It is clear that Planned Parenthood is a multi-million dollar abortion industry, where the bottom line is money rather than women's health care. What they do is pure evil. What galls me even more is that our government is subsidizing this organization. I am PRO-Life. We are wonderfully made by a caring God who knit us in our mother's womb (see Psalm 139). I pray that those who are contemplating abortion will think of the wider implications of what you are about to do to a living human being.

A Gift of a New Life
A Biography
by Fred Schaeffer, OFS 2019

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