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Ethics and Religion Talk: What Scripture Upholds Your Faith's Teaching on Abortion? part 2

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 08-17-2020 under OPINION

This week, we offer responses that are opposed to a right to choose abortion. But the line between pro-choice and anti-abortion is not clear. As the Reverend Linda Knieriemen wrote last week, she is “anti-abortion yet pro-choice.” My...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What Scripture Upholds Your Faith's Teaching on Abortion? part 1

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 08-10-2020 under OPINION

In 2013, this column has address the question of abortion. We are revisiting the question for two reasons. First, the composition of the panel (other than myself) has completely changed. Other than me, there is no one on the panel from our first...

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"Voiceless" - Private Film Screening

by (grrtl)

Submitted 08-03-2016 under

Grand Rapids Right to Life is sponsoring an advance screening of the prolife film "Voiceless" on Thursday, October 6, at 7:00 PM at Celebration! Cinema North. "Voiceless" is about Jesse Dean, a recently discharged soldier, who...

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Leadership for Life Day Camp

by (grrtl)

Submitted 07-13-2016 under

Are you the world’s next prolife hero? Come and find out at the second annual Leadership for Life Day Camp sponsored by Grand Rapids Right to Life.  This full day of action-packed prolife leadership training for teens will take place on...

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Michigan sees increase amid national downward trend in abortions

by (emccarty)

Submitted 04-04-2016 under NEWS

Abortions in the United States are decreasing on an average of 12 per cent since 2010. However, one state stands out in stark contrast with an actual increase of 18.5 per cent - Michigan.   Those numbers aren’t skewed by fewer lives...

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Memorial Service for the Unborn

by (grrtl)

Submitted 01-05-2016 under

To honor and mourn the almost 57,000,000 lives lost to abortion since 1973, Grand Rapids Right to Life is sponsoring the annual Memorial Service for the Unborn. The keynote speaker is Deacon Jim Thorndill from St. Thomas the Apostle Parish in Grand...

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Focus on Life Benefit Dinner

by (grrtl)

Submitted 05-20-2015 under

Be a part of the 28th annual Focus on Life Benefit Dinner sponsored by Grand Rapids Right to Life.  This evening of celebrating life will take place on Monday, October 12, at 6:30 PM at DeVos Place ballrooms in downtown Grand Rapids.  The...

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Eagle Scout Service Project reinvigorates Immaculate Heart of Mary's Respect Life Month cross display

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 10-13-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Tom Haley remembers painting the old crosses. In October 2007, Haley and his 7th grade classmates painted more than 100 unfinished scrap wood crosses that were donated to Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) School. The students were joined by...

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Abortion the hot topic at city commission meeting

by (jon_dunn)

Submitted 06-13-2012 under NEWS

About thirty members of the community addressed the City Commission Tuesday night, all coming to Mulick Park Elementary School (1761 Rosewood Ave) on the southeast side of the city over the issue of abortion and the city's coverage of the...

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A Success: Grand Rapids Walk For Choice 2011

by (NOWGR)

Submitted 02-26-2011 under NONPROFITS

A great group of people came out today to participate in the Grand Rapids Walk for Choice. Beginning at Veteran’s Park at noon, the group walked in a route that took them past the Planned Parenthood health center on Cherry Street, as well as the...

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