The Pro-Life Tortoises and the Pro-Abortion Hares, by Marybeth Hagan

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By Marybeth Hagan, Crisis Magazine, March 7, 2019

Longtime pro-life educators are like tortoises compared to some political hares that have recently raised awareness about lesser known aspects of abortion.

One Philadelphia area group, Pennsylvanians for Human Life, which offers presentations on life issues like abortion, infanticide, assisted suicide, and euthanasia in schools and other private and public forums, has been at it for more than 45 years. Their recently retired executive director, Martha Short, a stickler for facts and gently talking about these delicate issues of life, recruited speakers, prepared presentations, and delivered them for 20 years.

On the national front, it took 12 years for the president of Students for Life of America, Kristan Hawkins, who recently addressed some 450 people at Pennsylvanians for Life’s annual banquet, to cultivate her group into more than 1,200 SFL chapters in all 50 states. Students for Life continues to successfully recruit, train, and mobilize the Pro-Life Generation, Hawkins said.

While pro-life organizations like these move slowly and steadily in teaching people about abortion, a number of politicians made the public aware of a few hard facts in just two months…..Read entire article…