The four events in Chicago, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., offer opportunities to uphold 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.
The 2015 Lutherans For Life National Conference is set for Oct. 30-31 in Petersburg, Ky., under the theme “Created, Redeemed, Called.”
The Rev. Michael Salemink of Lafayette, Ind., will succeed the Rev. Dr. James Lamb as the next executive director of Lutherans For Life.
Forty-two years after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Roe v. Wade legalized abortion, pro-life supporters gather in the nation’s capital for the March for Life.
Some 200 registrants gather Oct. 24-25 in Grand Rapids, Mich., for the 2014 conference of Lutherans For Life.
Hearing that Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has provided funding to several Planned Parenthood affiliates, the Synod’s Office of the President issues a statement of concern.
Some 300 people hear about life concerns at the Lutherans For Life national conference, Nov. 8-9 in Urbandale, Iowa.