Every week, I share three of my favorite posts from other blogs for you to enjoy. There’s a bonus link this week, too good to leave out. Enjoy your weekend!
Chuck Stetson: recovering William Wilberforce’s impact on civilization (washingtontimes.com)
In April, the Wilberforce Weekend conference celebrated the legacy of a great Christian abolitionist from Great Britain who set a standard for all advocates of the right to life. The Washington Times has just published the speeches from the weekend, including this one from Chuck Stetson.
“Many people think in the short term; they want to get things done promptly. Wilberforce’s campaign to abolish slavery was a 46-year-long quest that he never gave up.” Read the full post.
The Thomas More Society: court filings point to collusion between PP & Houston prosecutor in Daleiden case
The Thomas More Society is a public-interest law firm whose work includes defending pro-lifers whose rights have been infringed upon. Attorneys for the firm have followed closely the Texas case against journalist David Daleiden, who documented the body-parts business carried on by some Planned Parenthood affiliates.
“The Thomas More Society announced today that recent court filings in the Houston-area civil and criminal cases against undercover journalist David Daleiden reveal that the Harris County District Attorney’s office illegally shared evidence with Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast attorney Josh Schaffer admitted in a sworn declaration that the DA’s office shared materials and information with Planned Parenthood, even after the Texas Attorney General’s office had forbidden them from doing so. The declaration was included as part of the DA office’s response to David Daleiden’s motion to quash the indictment against him, alleging prosecutorial misconduct.” Read the rest of the post.
Kathryn Jean Lopez: politics is not the road to salvation (nationalreview.com)
“Polling continuously reports that most of America is opposed to abortion — we just want to make sure that women in difficult situations have options and support. If we start looking around and asking people what they want and need, we may just find America has great servant leaders still. The hard part is for the rest of us to support them — and certainly not make it harder for them to serve, in ways the Little Sisters of the Poor, among others, know too well. That is where we will find our renewal.” Read the rest of the post.
Bonus post: scenes from Marches for Life around the world (marchforlife.org)
Enjoy the photos in this post and be inspired by the people in other countries who are united in defending life. “In recent weeks, marches have been held in Ottawa and Victoria, Canada; Birmingham, United Kingdom; Prague; Rome; Brussels; Lima, Peru; Lisbon, Portugal; Zagreb, Croatia; and in over 40 cities across Colombia!”