We're happy that so many turned out for the 2017 State Conference. From the distant west
Paducah to east
Morehead, affiliates and many others came to hear
The Hard Truth: Abortion to Euthanasia
It is hard to accept that our nation no longer enjoys a common value system. Wesley J Smith pointed out that we can no longer work through arguments with our compatriots. Our values and goals are simply too far apart. When the other side argues that suffering is reason enough to justify euthanasia, and we argue that it is an important building block of family and community life, then we are at a standoff. It isn't semantics; it's hearts and minds.
Mr. Smith brought out many facts to encourage us to become more politically active. Currently twenty percent of our nation has access to assisted suicide. He stressed that we must build a
culture of love
Ann McElhinney enforced his insights and surprised some of us with the Hard Truth that
Hollywood rejected the Gosnell movie
, so more millions must be raised to launch it as an independent film. We were treated to a trailer that evidenced an important film artistically and in content. She asked that each of us go online to donate "a dollar" or whatever you can give, to help complete the work in progress. Please do by visiting the funding website
This is your chance to bypass the media '
to get tens of millions of Americans thinking about what happened in Philadelphia."
You can enjoy her full speech on our website
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Some of our great Kentucky legislators spoke following the luncheon, and we learned that some pro-life initiatives are under consideration for the new year.
Thank you to each of you who will vote pro-life in the 2018 elections. Please see our conference Photo Album for a view to some of those who will run.
We are thankful for health, pro-lifers and opportunities to establish a culture of life and love.