Wednesday, December 31, 2014

2014 In Review: Life Chain

At first it looked like there would be 20 people at most, but in the end, we had about 35 people coming, in spite of the pouring rain. There were also 7-9 pro-aborts protesting on the other side of the street.

2014 In Review: New Brunswick March For Life Videos (Part 2)

A rather passionate speech by Ann O'Keefe:
A few words from the Archbishop Valéry Vienneau:
There were plenty of MLAs present; some say - as many as 23 of them - which is too, a record number. Here are 2 speeches: By Bill Fraser, a Liberal MLA for Miramichi-Bay du Vin and by Jody Carr, a PC MLA for Oromocto. Please excuse the blurry and shaky picture. When the MLAs began to speak, camera men from the mainstream media rushed to the scene, so we had quite a hard time not to bump into one another.
P.S. Yes, it's the same Bill Fraser who, just a couple months later, silently accepted Brian Gallant's warning that all Liberal MLAs would be required to vote in favor of his pro-abortion initiatives and then, in December, was himself speaking out against the PC motion to retain the old abortion funding restrictions. Finally, here are the speeches by Marion Fogan from the Catholic Women's League and Armand LeBlanc from the Knights of Columbus:

2014 In Review: New Brunswick March For Life Videos (Part 1)

Opening prayer by Pastor Perry Edwards (Sovereign Grace Baptist Church), followed by Peter Ryan's speech:
There were about 800 of us - a record turnout, almost twice compared to the past years. Marie Claire Muzzerall-Gautreau shares her experience of being a teenage single mother. She is introduced by Beth Crouchman, president of the NB Right to Life.
The theme of this year's March for Life was - Women and Children First. Peter Ryan elaborates on that in his speech:
Some music by Evangeline Inman:

2014 In Review: Sussex Right to Life Fundraiser

Here's a couple of videos from the Sussex Right to Life benefit dinner:
Defending Life from non-religious prospective. Joseph Phillips speaks at the sussex Right to Life benefit dinner. Introduced by his mother, Dr. Elizabeth Phillips.

Closing speech by Peter Ryan. The announcement of the Morgentaller "clinic" shutdown that came a couple weeks earlier, reignited the debate over abortion funding in New Brunswick.