61 million lives remembered

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
 | 
Charlie Butts (OneNewsNow.com)

cemetery of the innocents white crossesA special event next month will bring together pro-lifers and those affected by abortion.

The National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children is an opportunity for America to remember the 61 million babies who have been aborted since 1973. Eric Scheidler of the Pro-Life Action League, the sponsor of the event, says it is also a time for the country to take a step back and take stock of how the sanctioned destruction of human life has affected the culture.

“The National Day of Remembrance calls upon America to mourn for these children, to reckon with the absence that we've experienced because their lives were taken away," Scheidler says. "Their lives were violently and unjustly ended through abortion."

Scheidler, Eric (Pro-Life Action League)The September 12th event is an invitation to anyone who has ever been involved with abortion in any way, "from the mothers who walked through the doors of the abortion center and allowed the abortion to take place, to the fathers who may have paid for those abortions or pushed for them or tried to stop them, to all of us who are complicit or involved in one way or another for abortion -- for us, first of all, to mourn for those children, to take stock of our involvement, and to seek God's healing and mercy," the pro-lifer tells OneNewsNow.

118 memorial services have been scheduled for this year's event so far, with new services being added to the list regularly.

Comments

We moderate all reader comments, usually within 24 hours of posting (longer on weekends). Please limit your comment to 300 words or less and ensure it addresses the article - NOT another reader's comments. Comments that contain a link (URL), an inordinate number of words in ALL CAPS, rude remarks directed at other readers, or profanity/vulgarity will not be approved. More details

SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWS BRIEF

SUBSCRIBE

FEATURED PODCAST

VOTE IN OUR POLL

Which upcoming event will have the greatest bearing on your vote for president?

CAST YOUR VOTE

GET PUSH NOTIFICATIONS

SUBSCRIBE

LATEST AP HEADLINES

As campaign heats up, Trump woos Latino, Black voters
Oregon governor sends state police to Portland for protests
NYPD should stop making traffic stops, attorney general says
Kentucky lawmaker arrested during protests in Taylor case
California braces for power shutoffs and warm, windy weekend
GOP expecting Trump to tap Barrett for Supreme Court
2 charged for handling of virus outbreak at veterans home

LATEST FROM THE WEB

Florida Dems are angry at Biden campaign over pandemic restrictions on canvassing, and the GOP is closing the voter registration gap
Trump to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court: sources
Mulvaney: Catholic voters showing 'energy' for Trump reelection
Still think this is about your health? Ohio football mom tased and arrested for not wearing mask at a game
Screaming 'Black Lives Matter' terrorists attack DC diners, turn over tables, throw chairs

CARTOON OF THE DAY

Cartoon of the Day
NEXT STORY
Change starts with the Church

Abby JohnsonAccording to one pro-life pastor, Abby Johnson is not alone in leaving the abortion industry behind to become an activist for life.