The ruling is a significant win in that it would invalidate the FDA’s 2016 and 2021 changes to distribution of mifepristone, and would restore requirements regarding dating a pregnancy, preventing remote prescribing, and prevent mailing the drugs (among several others). But the restoring of these important guardrails WILL NOT become effective unless and until the Supreme Court agrees with the Fifth Circuit or denies the FDA’s petition for certiorari.
We will be posting more information about the abortion pill and abortion pill reversal in our next newsletter and at our Proudly Pro-Life Banquet on November 9.
Jericho Walk Next Weekend
Please join us Saturday morning, September 23 at 10 a.m. for our third Jericho Walk, Rhode Island’s Annual March for Life.
We will gather for an opening prayer at the west end of the parking lot at St. Patrick Church, which is adjacent to RI Right to Life at 266 Smith Street. After a brief opening prayer, we will proceed east on Smith Street to the Rhode Island State House, encircling the perimeter three times in silent prayer (Gaspee Street and Francis Street), before proceeding back to RI Right to Life for a closing prayer. The total walking distance is approximately 2.5 miles, and should take nearly one hour.
Our prayer intention will be for the repentance and conversion of our elected representatives in Rhode Island and in Washington D.C., that they may turn away from evil and promote a culture of life by prohibiting the taking of innocent human life, from conception to natural death.
This Jericho Walk will also serve as the Kickoff Rally for the 40 Days for Life Fall Campaign, which begins Wednesday, September 27, and continues through Sunday, November 5. We encourage you to sign up and participate in the Providence Campaign and urge you to commit to some sort of extra daily prayers and weekly fasting during these forty days for an end to abortion in America and the conversion of those who wield power in our country. Please visit https://www.40daysforlife.com/en/providencefor further information and to sign-up for one or more hours.
Tuesday 9/29 Webinar – Best Ways to Advocate for the Unborn
In the long struggle against legalized abortion, Jim Bopp is one of the most experienced and authoritative voices in the national pro-life movement. Our colleagues at Massachusetts Citizens for Life are hosting a virtual seminar where Jim will dig into the most effective strategies for championing the rights of preborn children. Please register in advance for this Zoom Webinar at this link.
October End-of-Life Lecture Series at St. Philip’s in Greenville
In this three-part series (October 5, 12, 19) Dr. Peter Colosi and other guest speakers will present the fullness of Catholic teaching on suffering, death and dying, and explain the false premises of the pro-euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide movements. This series will help us to better understand and carry out Christ’s mandate to care for the sick and dying in a manner that honors God and respects the dignity of persons. For more information, please click this link.
BABY BOTTLE BOOMERANG – FALL CAMPAIGN
Can your church spare some pocket change to help Right to Life Services provide diapers, wipes, clothes, gear and accessories AND to help keep Ancora on the road? We are happy for the coins nobody else wants. It’s so easy! We need a dozen churches this October. Please contact Brittany at email@example.com or (401) 521-1860 if you can help!
Save the Dates
State House Jericho Walk & 40 Days for Life Kickoff Rally
Sat., Sept. 23, Starting at 10 a.m. from the parking lot of St. Patrick Church
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