DAY 33: From movie to vigil

Movies move people. Despite the media blackout of the Gosnell movie, millions of people have seen it. One couple saw Gosnell, left the theater, and drove straight to their local 40 Days for Life vigil! No movie will unveil the...

DAY 32: Planned Parenthood’s price list

What’s the value of one human life? The answer from the Author of Life is simple: priceless. But Planned Parenthood has a price tag–valuing a pre-born child’s life at as little as $400. Recently, an abortion-bound mother changed her mind...

DAY 31: Your backyard

Abortions don’t happen on the bench of the Supreme Court or in the halls of Congress….they happen where you live. Nothing creates controversy like the opening of a new abortion facility. It’s not just pro-life Christians; many who support abortion...


There is something special about twins. Most people think that when an abortion-bound mom finds out she’s pregnant with twins, it affirms her decision to have an abortion. After all, two babies means double the feedings, double the diapers, and...

DAY 29: Clergy for abortion

Abortion is simply unsuccessful unless it ends the life of a baby. Every abortion–at every stage–is barbaric and can never be justified. That is why those who advocate for abortion appeal to anything in order to justify it…including God. Planned...

Day 28: Pouring rain…saved babies

Praying in front of abortion referral facilities is so important… …it gives a woman an opportunity to think before she shows up for her abortion appointment. 40 Days for Life Campaign Director, Steve Karlen recently visited the vigil at the...

Hollywood Spotlight with Jared Lotz and Emma Elle Roberts – PODCAST #144

Topics We Cover On This Episode

  • [1:07] The spring 2019 release of the Unplanned movie is fast approaching!
  • [6:18] All about the actors playing Shawn and Marilisa Carney
  • [8:02] Introducing Jared Lotz and Emma Elle Roberts
  • [9:19] How Jared and Emma heard about the Abby Johnson story
  • [11:25] What attracted Jared and Emma to be a part of the Unplanned movie
  • [15:01] Dealing with the potential pushback of being in a Pro-Life film
  • [20:03] How the Unplanned movie set differed from being on other movie projects
  • [26:20] Jared and Emma talk about the impact they hope the Unplanned movie will have
  • [30:03] How Jared and Emma prepared to take on the roles of Shawn and Marilisa

In March 2019, 40 Days for Life and the Pro-Life movement will leap onto the big screen in the film adaptation of Abby Johnson’s book Unplanned. The incredible story details Abby’s journey from Planned Parenthood director to Pro-Life advocate. In a unique first for the 40 Days for Life Podcast, Shawn and Steve have the opportunity to interview Jared Lotz and Emma Elle Roberts who play Shawn and his wife Marilisa in the movie. In this episode you will learn exclusive behind the scenes insights and stories straight from the stars themselves and see what it took to bring the Unplanned movie to life.


Day 26: A referral…from the abortion facility!

Busy! That sums up the blessings, persecutions, and results of this campaign so far. Get the stories on this week’s episode of the 40 Days for Life Podcast. When it comes to anticipating God’s blessings, there’s really just one rule:...

Day 25: Babies and…motorcycles?

Whether you love them, can’t stand them on the road, or wish you were one, motorcyclists are everywhere. And many of them are pro-life. On Long Island, a couple of motorcycle buddies started a biker club dedicated to saving babies...