As Roger reported below, Waterleaf Women's Center was dedicated yesterday just down the block from Planned Parenthood. My wife April and I were there for the dedication ceremony led by Fr. Thomas Milota of Saints Peter and Paul Church in Naperville, and I wanted to share a picture of the event.
40 Days for Life begins Wednesday, September 23, and one of our goals this year in Aurora is to get more people active in the crucial work of witnessing for life outside the abortuary.
To get the excitement building, Fox Valley Families and Grace for Life Baptist Church are hosting a Pro-Life Training Day on Saturday, September 19, the weekend before 40 Days starts. Register today for this exciting event. [Continue reading . . . »]
Sunday, the Waterleaf Women's Center had their dedication ceremony with Director of the Joliet Catholic Diocesan Life Office, Fr. Thomas Milota. While I missed the ceremony, I was able to visit. When I and my family entered the center, I felt a very warm relaxing atmosphere. My wife commented that it felt like she was entering a spa. [Continue reading . . . »]
At the monthly protest of Planned Parenthood Aurora on August 15, local pro-lifer Denham Reynolds got some footage of the picket and did a great interview with the Pro-Life Action League's Eric Scheidler. Eric explains the history of our battle against Planned Parenthood in the Fox Valley and encourages the crowd about our recent victory in the enforcement of the Illinois Parental Notification Act.
It's been fourteen years in coming, but today the Illinois Parental Notification Act of 1995 finally goes into effect. As reported in the Aurora Beacon News, minor girls will now be required by law to inform a parent before getting an abortion.
Planned Parenthood and the ACLU fought hard to keep this day from ever happening, getting the Act enjoined by a federal judge immediately after it was signed into law in 1995. But the State—with help from the likes of public interest law firm, the Thomas More Society—finally convinced the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago to allow the law to go into effect. [Continue reading . . . »]
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