pro-life

Delegates adopt resolutions on fertility issues, persecuted Christians

The Synod in convention adopted the final three resolutions from Floor Committee 3 on Mercy regarding fertility issues, persecuted Christians and LCMS World Relief and Human Care.

Goeglein discusses life march, pending legal cases

Focus on the Family’s Timothy Goeglein is featured in a Jan. 20 Worldwide KFUO interview.

Lutherans among those defending life in marches

Marchers hit the streets of Washington, D.C., and San Francisco to show their support for the unborn and for the sanctity of life at all stages.

KFUO to host Goeglein on life issues Jan. 20

Focus on the Family’s Timothy Goeglein will field questions on revitalization of the pro-life movement and life-related legal cases during the “Worldwide KFUO” interview.

Former Iowa webcam-abortion clinic now pro-life health center

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.

‘Free to be Faithful’ sponsors essay contest for college students

Those chosen as “Free to be Faithful young adult ambassadors” will be asked to attend a Sept. 8-10 conference in Washington, D.C.

Life Conference early-registration discount ends Nov. 30

The conference is planned for Jan. 22-24 in Arlington, Va., in conjunction with the March for Life in Washington, D.C.

LFL national conference addresses ‘Matters of the Heart’

Some 200 registrants gather Oct. 24-25 in Grand Rapids, Mich., for the 2014 conference of Lutherans For Life.

Manhattan Declaration leader encourages LCMS Lutherans

Eric Teetsel heads a movement with 545,000 supporters that promotes religious liberty, marriage and life issues.

Tobias ‘encouraged’ by progress of pro-life movement

Carol Tobias, president of the National Right to Life Committee, says the number of abortions in the U.S. each year has fallen by more than half a million since 1990.

Registration opens for 2015 Life Conference

The conference is set for Jan. 22-24 in Arlington, Va., in conjunction with the Jan. 22 March for Life in Washington, D.C.

March for Life reaches new group: evangelicals

Evangelicals are the most likely religious group to say that abortion should be illegal. So why would organizers of the March for Life hire someone to reach out to them?

LCMS responds to Thrivent’s ‘pro-abortion’ funding

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.

LCMS responds to Thrivent’s Choice Dollars statement

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans removes Planned Parenthood from its Choice program and suspends more than 50 pro-life organizations from receiving Choice Dollars.

Synod issues statement on Thrivent, Planned Parenthood

The Dec. 19 statement to all Synod congregations, schools and professional church workers relates to Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and its Choice Dollars® program.

Lutherans invited to two life marches

The pro-life marches are in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 22 and San Francisco on Jan. 25.