Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison invites LCMS Lutherans to gather in prayer for the “Day of Remembrance” for aborted children.
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is waging a campaign to defund Planned Parenthood, an effort he insists isn’t political.
An Iowa LCMS congregation and local community celebrate the conversion of a former Planned Parenthood clinic to what is now a pro-life women’s health and resource center.
Their Aug. 20 statement denounces Planned Parenthood and urges Synod members to action in a variety of forms.
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison offers encouragement while calling for prayer and action in the wake of a third undercover Planned Parenthood video.
LCMS Sanctity of Life Committee members address organ-harvesting video during a July 16 press conference.
The health-care and abortion provider is under fire by pro-life activists for allegedly selling fetal organs for profit.
The Rev. Bart Day, executive director of the LCMS Office of National Mission, responds to a newly released video implicating Planned Parenthood in the sale of aborted babies’ body parts.
“What is This? Looking at Life in the Womb” brings ultrasound technology into middle- and high-school classrooms to highlight the sanctity of human life.
What we’re witnessing is not an outbreak of Christian morality. Nor is it the sudden, widespread successful use of contraception, as some have claimed. Women are still getting pregnant out-of-wedlock. But unlike in the past, there’s not much stigma attached to being an unmarried mother. It’s what Peggy Drexler at The Huffington Post once dubbed “The Juno Effect,” after the 2008 film about a snarky teen mother who chooses life but adopts her baby to another single mom.
More than half of 18- to 35-year-olds say that in some situations having an abortion is the “most responsible decision.”
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison asks Lutherans to join him “in praying for life: that our Lord would put an end to abortion.”