DAY 36: Two tools of the devil

Discouragement and isolation. The devil uses them to tempt, frustrate and intimidate us so we lose our resolve to defend life. During this campaign, we have seen record turnouts at vigil sites, and can’t wait to report the final results...

Annapolis, Maryland

When 40 Days for Life board member Tibor Baksy visted the vigil in Annapolis, he met with people who have been praying outside the abortion center there for more than ten years. The first 40 Days for Life campaign at...

Latin America

40 Days for Life’s Katharine O’Brien is quoted in the British newspaper The Guardian. And that’s good. But the article she’s quoted in has a definite spin to it: “US anti-choice groups are coordinating and financing a campaign to restrict...

DAY 35: Planned Parenthood is scary!

It’s All Hallows Eve – a day that should inspire thoughts of the saints in heaven, but often conjures up images of things meant to scare us. But what is actually scary is the mindset that drives the largest abortion...

Columbia, Missouri

Two babies were saved, but five were lost. So it went on the day that abortions resumed after a lengthy hiatus at Planned Parenthood in Columbia. (Over the past five years, abortions only took place there during a three-month period...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

One of the 40 Days for Life volunteers talked with a young man on the sidewalk outside of Planned Parenthood … while his girlfriend was keeping an appointment inside. “At the end of the conversation, the boyfriend went in and...

DAY 34: “I want my money back!”

Please pray for all the moms who’ve said “yes” to life during this 40 Days for Life campaign! Our dedicated local leaders say that so far, they are aware of … … 366 babies spared from abortion since Day 1!...

Toledo, Ohio

A young woman in Toledo had scheduled an abortion, though it turns out the abortion was more of her boyfriend’s idea than her own. She had made the initial payment at the abortion facility … but after thinking about it,...

El Paso, Texas

Families at the 40 Days for Life vigil in El Paso vigil learned that a woman – mother to four other children – had scheduled an appointment and paid $450 for the abortion pill. “Her husband wanted the baby,” said...

Manhattan, New York

A 40 Days for Life vigil participant glanced over at Planned Parenthood and noticed a security guard standing by the door … which then slowly opened as a young woman left the building. “She was shaking and holding her arms...