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Making a city notice

Life | Pro-life advocates hold church services near abortion facilities to expose the evil of the industry
by Leah Hickman
Posted 9/28/20, 06:00 pm

Pastor Ken Peters said his wife’s eyes widened when he announced to the congregation his plans to start holding church gatherings outside Planned Parenthood in Spokane, Wash. It was the end of an August 2018 service at Covenant Church Spokane after a talk from Rusty Thomas of Operation Save America. Peters thought of the idea during Thomas’ talk and hadn’t discussed it with anyone, but he said the announcement “drove home” the message.

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Trump picks up pro-life effort dropped in Congress

Life | The president’s executive order seeks to protect abortion survivors
by Leah Hickman
Posted 9/28/20, 05:10 pm

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday to shore up protections for babies who survive abortions. The order requires the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to ensure medical centers that receive federal funding give life-saving assistance to all premature and disabled newborns in compliance with existing laws.

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Calling on a fighter to fight

Politics | Most pro-lifers are enthusiastic about President Donald Trump’s record on abortion, but some say he could be—and should be—doing more
by Leah Hickman
Posted 9/23/20, 01:51 pm

Unborn children have never had a stronger defender in the White House,” said President Donald Trump to thousands of pro-lifers filling the National Mall at the annual March for Life in January. To many listening, it didn’t seem like a bold claim. Pro-life leaders and other politicians had been saying the same thing for months, pointing to the pro-life successes of his presidency. Even his speech at the march was historic: He was the first president to speak at the event in person.

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