§ Volunteer Form

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§ What is Pro-Life Unity?

To achieve Pro-Life Unity we will establish standards that we all agree upon, and efforts that we all regularly participate in. By working together we can challenge the culture of death and the apathy which is pervasive in our society.

§ Action Code

Help promote the Pro-Life Action Calls which are put out by Pro-Life organizations nationwide.

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§ Life Principles

Click here for the timeless Life Principles that were established over 30 years ago by the March for Life Education and Defense Fund.

When Does Life Begin?

Some in the pro-choice community will give uninformed or flippant answers to the question: When does life begin?
“Oh, nobody can agree on that.”
“Nobody really knows.”
“How can that tiny speck be a human?”
“Answering that question with specificity, you know, is above my pay grade.” (Barack Obama)

The answer among embryologists is that life begins at conception:

Dr. Ronan O’Rahilly and Dr. Fabiola Muller, Human Embryology and Teratology,2nd ed., p.8, (1996): “Although life is a continuous process, fertilization is a critical landmark because, under ordinary circumstances, a new, genetically distinct human organism is thereby formed.”

Keith Moore and T.V.N. Persaud, in The Developing Human, p.16, (2003): “Human development begins at fertilization when a male gamete or sperm unites with a female gamete to produce a single cell - zygote.”

Dr. M. Krieger, The Human Reproductive System, p.88, (1969): All organisms, however large and complex they may be when fullgrown, begin life as but a single cell.  This is true of the human being, for instance, who begins life as a fertilized ovum.”

William Larson, Human Embryology, 3rd ed., p.1, (2001) Male and female sex cells “unite at fertilization to initiate the embryonic development of a new individual.”

Robert P. George and Christopher Tollefsen, Embryo - A Defense of Human Life,p. 53 (2008): “The combining of the chromosomes of the sperm and the oocyte generates what every authority in human embryology identifies as a new, distinct, and enduring organism ... the direction of its growth is not extrinsically determined, but is in accord with the genetic information within it. The human embryo is then, a whole, though immature, and distinct human organism - a human being.”

When a pro-choicer is confronted with this information and still disagrees that it is a human, they should be asked: “If it is not a human, then what is it?” “If it is not a life, at what point does it become a life?”

It’s amazing that many people who are pro-choice, question the overall scientific evidence for the geneses of life, but agree blindly, for example, with some scientists concerning the controversial subjects of global warming or evolution. In comparison, there is nowhere near the consensus of scientists for the existence of either, but they have no problem quoting the “scientific” results backing the claims for proof of both.
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