I invite you to join us in prayer that every person would recognize the sanctity of life from conception to natural death until we see the injustice of abortion and euthanasia end in America.
God truly hears the prayers of his people when we intercede with a heart of humility and repentance. In 2nd Chronicles 7:14 God promises us that if we humble ourselves on behalf of others with a contrite spirit, He will respond to the prayers of His people. (more…)
Today is the 60th anniversary of the death of Emmett Till. As we shared in the Monday Minute, Emmett was an African American teenager who was murdered in Mississippi at the age of 14, after reportedly flirting with a white woman.
Till’s mother insisted on an open casket funeral. The image of Emmett Till’s disfigured face was burned into the consciences of hundreds of thousands of people across this nation, including Rosa Parks. On December 1st, 1955, Rosa Parks famously took her seat in the front of the bus.
“I thought about Emmett Till, and I could not go back…” – Rosa Parks
Some believe the shocking Center for Medical Progress videos have raised only legal concerns about Planned Parenthood’s actions. In reality, they are more like the open casket of Emmett Till’s funeral. (more…)
The U.S. Senate voted on a bill last week to ensure Planned Parenthood doesn’t receive any taxpayer funds. Nebraska Senators Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse cosponsored this bill and voted for it. Unfortunately, this important measure didn’t get the 60 votes needed.
Yet it was certainly a step in the right direction.
According to SBA List, the last time the Senate voted on similar legislation in 2011, the bill received 42 votes. This time, it received 53, and could have had 55 votes, but Senator Graham wasn’t in attendance, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell voted no for procedural reasons. (more…)