Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion: Survivors & Friends

During the month of July, Silent No More’s campaign, “Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion” is focusing on Healing the Survivors & Friends.  We take time to acknowledge that many abortion decisions involve a wide number of people. Think of the friend or family member who drives the woman to the abortion clinic and/or offers her … Read more

PRESS RELEASE: Pro-Life Leaders Call for States to Enforce Civil and Criminal Laws Against Abortionists

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 28, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ — Just saying the word “Selma” will forever evoke images of baton wielding, gas-masked police chasing men and women who were marching for the right to vote. Fifty years later, there is a darker story that Selma has to tell. It is one of continued violence that targets black and … Read more

Sidewalk Counseling Symposium Recap: “You never fail when you go out to the abortion clinic.”

Last weekend, Pro-Life Action Ministries (PLAM) held its 4th Annual National Sidewalk Counseling Symposium right here in Birmingham, Alabama.  CEC For Life was blessed to act as local host, with many people from the Birmingham pro-life community assisting throughout the event. The Symposium featured an all-star lineup of pro-life speakers including Joe and Ann Scheidler … Read more


Talk to anyone who went to the March for Life this year, and they will all tell you the same thing: “It was cold” is a gross understatement. It was freezing. Below freezing. The morning of the March, the wind was actually cold enough to warrant a frostbite warning from the weather service.

Nonetheless, at 11:15 AM, with about fifty youth and a dedicated group of clergy and chaperones, CEC For Life began the subzero trek from our hotel on Capitol Hill to the Supreme Court steps for our annual Liturgy for the Preborn at the Time of Death, led by Fr. Terry Gensemer.

Huddled together before the building wherein nine Supreme Court justices stripped away the rights of the preborn, we joined in song and prayer for those who have died in the abortion holocaust, beseeching God to care for the preborn in death and to put an end to the horrific violence that is abortion.

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