Abortion

LCMS convention commends and expands mercy work in the Synod

On July 23, Floor Committee 3 passed resolutions commending LCMS Disaster Response and the Synod’s life ministries and encouraging further training to care for those with mental illness.

Movie review: ‘Unplanned’

“Unplanned” tells the true story of Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood director who becomes pro-life after witnessing an ultrasound-guided abortion.

‘Unplanned’: Pro-life advocate and author Abby Johnson talks about activism, faith and life

The movie “Unplanned,” based on Johnson’s book, opens in theaters across the country on March 29.

Council of Presidents signs Harrison’s abortion statement

The statement denounces recent actions of governors in New York and Illinois and affirms the Synod’s commitment to upholding the sanctity of life at all its stages.

LCMS President’s statement regarding gubernatorial actions expanding abortion in New York, Illinois

A statement from the Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, in response to recent gubernatorial actions expanding abortion in New York and Illinois.

Lutherans For Life celebrates 40th anniversary at annual conference

The theme of the conference, held Oct. 12-13 in St. Louis, was “From Age to Age the Same,” a paraphrase of Is. 46:4.

Reporter in ‘Gosnell’ movie based on LCMS member Mollie Ziegler Hemingway

Hemingway played a key journalistic role in bringing the Gosnell case to national attention.

Movie review: ‘Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer’

“Gosnell” tells a tale of power misused and abuse covered up, of women mistreated and children done unspeakable harm.

LCMS members play key role in passing Iowa fetal heartbeat bill

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed the bill — which prohibits most abortions once a heartbeat is detectable by ultrasound — on May 4. Previously in Iowa, most abortions were permitted up to 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Synod joins court brief to protect pregnancy centers from mandated abortion advertising

The Synod is among 22 states, 144 members of Congress and numerous other organizations filing amicus briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could block California’s mandate for abortion advertisements in pro-life pregnancy centers.

Photo essay: Teaching the World to See

In both Chicago and Washington, D.C., green hats provided warmth and witness to the world that the LCMS sees with eyes of life.

March for Life president returns to KFUO program

Jeanne Mancini is set to be moderator Kip Allen’s guest for Worldwide KFUO’s Feb. 15 “Free to be Faithful” program.

LYF Youth Poll results reflect headlines, scriptural stance

Participants at every triennial LCMS Youth Gathering since 1980 take the poll that helps inform the Church and aids in developing youth-ministry resources and events.

KFUO to host March for Life president

For the Jan. 18 “Free to be Faithful” program, Jeanne Mancini shares plans for the Jan. 27 March for Life in Washington, D.C.

KFUO Audio: 2017 Life Conference Preview

The 2017 LCMS Life Conference is Jan. 27-29 in Arlington, Va., and four of the speakers were on KFUO to talk about the importance of discussing life issues.

March ‘for life’ with the LCMS

LCMS congregation members are invited to join the 2017 March for Life on Jan. 27 in Washington, D.C.