- January 17, 2009
Each year before the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the SC chapter of the Vatican's "front" Ecumenical "pro-life" [not] organization, National Right to Life (originally founded by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops in 1968, before ostensibly becoming "autonomous" and "non-sectarian" [any religion] in 1973), conducts a March & Rally on a Saturday midday. Although the attendees are a majority Roman Catholic, unfortunately a number of evangelical Christians also join in to march and rally with Rome, despite the fact that there is also now an annual Christian rally on the north steps of the SC State House on the January 22 Roe anniversary, including Christian pastors for speakers; and then also a Christian Outdoor Worship Service to Repent for America's Corporate Bloodguilt on the Sunday prior to the Roe anniversary.
REPENTANCE FOR AMERICA'S BLOODGUILT OUTDOOR WORSHIP SERVICE - Press Release
Sunday, January 18, 2009 - South Steps, SC State House, Columbia, South Carolina
Catholic Bishops in Georgia, Montana, and Colorado opposed state personhood amendments for the pre-born
Judie Brown column
"We remain steadfast, but..."
Judie Brown is a principled "pro-personhood" pro-lifer. Her national organization, American Life League, has provided information, materials, education, and advocacy for the personhood of the pre-born for many years. Judie Brown is also Roman Catholic. Her accurate article cited above, reporting the non-support and opposition of the Catholic Bishops in three states: Georgia, Montana, and Colorado, can be verified and readily independently documented by a variety of on-line resources.
"Judie Brown is president and co-founder of American Life League, the nation's largest grassroots pro-life educational organization."
I admire Judie Brown's principled pro-life position and her courage to speak the truth. I also pray she will be delivered from the false teaching of the Roman Catholic religion. If she is not already saved, I pray that she will be born-again, saved by grace alone, through faith alone, in the Saviour alone.
Roman Catholicism is NOT Biblical Christianity
However I will also add that the non-support and opposition of the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church, as manifested by the non-support and opposition of the seven bishops from three states (GA, MT, CO) explained in Judie Brown's informative article (link above), is paralleled, by the non-support and opposition of the National Right to Life Committee.
Here in South Carolina, the executive director of the SC chapter of National Right to Life actually approached the SC House legislator who was the primary sponsor of the "Right to Life Act of SC" Personhood Bill, and tried to dissuade him from further advocacy of the bill. SC Citizens for Life tried to kill the SC Personhood Bill.
Similar experiences with non-support by National Right to Life has been experienced in other states as well.
(see the links to related articles below)
So principled "pro-personhood" pro-lifers have two additional enemies they may not have realized were actually working against their efforts to establish personhood for the pre-born with state-level personhood bills and constitutional amendments: the Roman Catholic Church hierarchy (bishops and above, all the way to the Vatican), and National Right to Life.
To paraphrase what Oswald Chambers says in so many words in a couple of his daily devotionals in "My Utmost For His Highest" - "Good" is the ENEMY of God's "Best." The incrementalist, abortion-murder regulation strategy of National Right to Life, is the ENEMY of those principled "pro-personhood" pro-lifers who are working to not just "regulate" abortion, but to END it !
God's requirement for Murder is Justice, not Regulation !
"The Lord reigneth; ... righteousness and judgment are the habitation of His throne." Psalm 97:1a,2b
Steve Lefemine, pro-life missionary
dir. Columbia Christians for Life
Columbia, South Carolina
January 27, 2009 / Revised February 4, 2009 / Revised March 8, 2009
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