Illinoisians speak out for life: 50M and counting: 40 years of Roe v. Wade

CHICAGO, Jan. 29, 2013 /Christian Newswire --

Illinois citizens continue to speak out against abortion, with the 22nd annual SpeakOut Illinois conference this Saturday, February 2, at the Crowne Plaza O'Hare Hotel in Rosemont. The conference, titled "50 Million and Counting: Forty Years of Roe v. Wade," will feature presentations on "Stand Up for Life: Why Your Witness Matters" and "Fatherhood in the Culture of Abortion." The Henry Hyde Life Leadership Award and Illinois Life Advocate Awards will be presented. The event will culminate with a solemn Memorial for the Unborn.

Event Details

WHAT: SpeakOut 2013 "50 Million and Counting: Forty Years of Roe v. Wade"

WHEN: Saturday, February 2, 2013, registration opens at 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: Crowne Plaza O'Hare Hotel, 5440 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

MAP LINK: bit.ly/14pzgdo

WHO: Eric Scheidler, executive director of the Pro-Life Action League
Ryan Bomberger, founder of the Radiance Foundation
Star Parker, president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education
Dick Walsh, founder of Americans for Life
35+ sponsoring organizations
Illinois pro-life citizens

REGISTRATION & INFORMATION: www.speakoutillinois.org

"After four decades, and the deaths of 55 million babies, those who value the sanctity of human life are still standing as strong as ever and speaking out -- and they have made a huge and positive impact," said Ann Scheidler, co-chair of the SpeakOut Illinois committee and vice president of the Pro-Life Action League, a key sponsor of the annual event. Scheidler, along with her husband, the iconic Joe Scheidler, has been speaking out for life since abortion was legalized in the U.S. in 1973.

This year's conference speakers bring passionately diverse perspectives to the cause:

Eric Scheidler, executive director of the Pro-Life Action League and son of Ann and Joe, brings his experience from pro-life activism's "first family" to the fight against abortion. His leadership has been instrumental in numerous victories for the pro-life movement as he works closely with local groups to shut down abortion providers in neighborhoods across the country.

Ryan Bomberger, founder of the Radiance Foundation, is an Emmy award winner whose personal story is rooted in pro-life choices. Conceived in rape and adopted into a large multiracial family, he embodies a compelling argument against abortion in even the most traumatic circumstances.

Star Parker, president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education, understands the pressures of women on welfare, having walked that road herself. Unabashedly pro-life and anti-poverty, she has brought her expertise to Capitol Hill, university lecture halls, and corporate conference rooms. At SpeakOut 2013, Parker will be the recipient of the Henry Hyde Life Leadership Award for her tireless commitment to promoting the sanctity of life.

Additionally, a special Illinois Life Award will be presented to longtime pro-life advocate Dick Walsh, founder of Americans for Life, for his undaunted dedication to the values of life and family.

SpeakOut 2013 takes place on the heels of the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, which resulted in the death of over 50 million lives and the decimation of more than one generation. SpeakOut seeks to challenge the latest generation to continue the battle for life into the future with a special youth-oriented program titled TeenSpeak.

SpeakOut Illinois brings together more than 35 organizations from across the state to openly champion the sanctity of human life. Sponsors include the Pro-Life Action League, crisis pregnancy centers, law firms, political groups, women's groups, media outlets, and religious organizations. Illinois is the only state to have such a broad pro-life coalition.

More information on the event and a registration link is at www.speakoutillinois.org.




button02b.gif

Categories

Archives

Pro-Life Articles

add your site
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 8:00 pm
Challies Dot Com Oct 23, 2014, 8:01 am
8 Kids And A Business Oct 23, 2014, 8:09 am
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 23, 2014, 6:21 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Oct 23, 2014, 6:47 am
RealChoice Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
RealChoice Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Jakubczyk on Life Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Challies Dot Com Oct 23, 2014, 5:48 am
40 Days for Life Oct 23, 2014, 6:00 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 23, 2014, 4:04 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Oct 22, 2014, 12:41 pm
MandM Oct 23, 2014, 3:47 am
Catholic Fire Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 23, 2014, 1:12 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 23, 2014, 2:03 am
Papa Mike's Blog Oct 23, 2014, 1:44 am
Aardvark Alley Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Reflections of a Paralytic Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
jillstanek.com Oct 23, 2014, 1:00 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Greater Fitchburg For Life Oct 23, 2014, 1:20 am
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 10:35 pm
Truth and Charity Forum Oct 23, 2014, 12:01 am
The Truth About Margaret Sanger Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Ohio Anglican.blog Oct 23, 2014, 12:03 am
WANTED Oct 22, 2014, 11:34 pm
Karen Edmisten Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 10:02 pm
The Pinoy Catholic Oct 22, 2014, 11:03 pm
Hyscience Oct 22, 2014, 10:47 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 6:58 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 6:08 am
DEACON FOR LIFE Oct 22, 2014, 10:15 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Oct 22, 2014, 9:20 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Oct 22, 2014, 9:24 pm
The Pinoy Catholic Oct 22, 2014, 10:03 pm
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Oct 22, 2014, 8:57 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 8:01 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 7:40 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 10:42 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 5:56 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 7:02 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 6:49 pm
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 6:51 pm
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 6:10 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 5:15 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 4:31 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 5:19 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 22, 2014, 5:44 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 22, 2014, 5:34 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 22, 2014, 6:04 pm
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 5:36 pm
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 5:12 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 3:29 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 3:44 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 3:09 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 3:57 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 4:46 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 4:31 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 22, 2014, 4:38 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 22, 2014, 4:41 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 22, 2014, 5:12 pm
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 4:05 pm
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 4:33 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 4:15 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Oct 22, 2014, 4:09 pm
Actualidad y Análisis Oct 22, 2014, 4:16 pm
A Damsel No Longer in Distress Oct 22, 2014, 4:44 pm
A Catholic Life Oct 22, 2014, 4:51 pm
Rebelution Oct 22, 2014, 4:00 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 22, 2014, 4:29 pm
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 3:32 pm
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 3:08 pm
The Black Kettle Oct 22, 2014, 3:59 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Oct 22, 2014, 5:14 pm
Alex Schadenberg Oct 22, 2014, 3:30 pm
NoisyRoom.net Oct 22, 2014, 2:59 pm
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 2:37 pm
FRC.org - Web Log Oct 22, 2014, 2:39 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 9:01 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 2:20 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 2:04 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 9:07 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 1:10 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 2:44 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 2:24 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 2:51 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Oct 22, 2014, 2:55 pm
University Faculty for Life Oct 22, 2014, 2:05 pm
Rose and Her Lily Oct 22, 2014, 1:52 pm
Reclaiming Our Children Jan 1, 1970, 2:00 am
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 1:18 pm
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 1:47 pm
Hyscience Oct 22, 2014, 2:51 pm
holinessinmotherhood Oct 22, 2014, 1:56 pm
Harrolds.blogspot.com Oct 22, 2014, 1:21 pm
The Interim Oct 22, 2014, 1:22 pm
The Interim Oct 22, 2014, 1:28 pm
The Anchoress Oct 22, 2014, 2:03 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 12:37 pm
Vivificat! Oct 22, 2014, 12:52 pm
Les Femmes - The Truth Oct 22, 2014, 1:19 pm
The Black Kettle Oct 22, 2014, 12:21 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 10:01 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 12:40 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 8:10 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 8:15 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 8:12 am
DEACON FOR LIFE Oct 22, 2014, 1:15 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Oct 22, 2014, 12:37 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Oct 22, 2014, 2:50 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Oct 22, 2014, 2:41 pm
Operation Rescue Oct 22, 2014, 11:50 am
NoisyRoom.net Oct 22, 2014, 12:29 pm
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 11:03 am
Les Femmes - The Truth Oct 22, 2014, 11:44 am
jillstanek.com Oct 22, 2014, 12:00 pm
HLI World Watch Oct 22, 2014, 11:32 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 9:42 am
DEACON FOR LIFE Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Abolitionist Society of Oklahoma Oct 22, 2014, 11:53 am
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 10:04 am
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 10:31 am
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 10:10 am
The Black Kettle Oct 22, 2014, 11:02 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 6:10 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Oct 22, 2014, 12:31 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Oct 22, 2014, 11:44 am
Alliance Defense Fund Oct 22, 2014, 11:00 am
The Latter Days Oct 22, 2014, 10:52 am
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 9:15 am
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 9:45 am
The evangelical outpost Oct 22, 2014, 10:00 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 9:56 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 10:03 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 9:08 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Oct 21, 2014, 5:46 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Oct 22, 2014, 11:16 am
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Oct 22, 2014, 9:45 am
Vivificat! Oct 22, 2014, 9:08 am
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 8:24 am
LifeNews Oct 22, 2014, 8:35 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Oct 22, 2014, 8:32 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Oct 22, 2014, 11:00 am
Christian Musician...Pro Life! Oct 20, 2014, 8:06 am
Christian Musician...Pro Life! Oct 22, 2014, 9:14 am
My Domestic Church Oct 22, 2014, 8:30 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
Conservative Heritage Times Oct 22, 2014, 8:01 am
Challies Dot Com Oct 22, 2014, 8:01 am
Leaven for the Loaf Oct 22, 2014, 7:00 am
SUNLIT UPLANDS Oct 22, 2014, 7:19 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 6:02 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Oct 21, 2014, 2:15 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Oct 21, 2014, 5:46 pm
Challies Dot Com Oct 22, 2014, 6:39 am
A Catholic Life Oct 22, 2014, 5:34 am
40 Days for Life Oct 22, 2014, 6:00 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Oct 22, 2014, 4:14 am
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 2:57 am
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Oct 22, 2014, 1:12 am
PM Notes Oct 22, 2014, 1:31 am
jillstanek.com Oct 22, 2014, 1:00 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Oct 22, 2014, 1:20 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Oct 22, 2014, 12:20 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Oct 22, 2014, 12:20 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm