Voices For Life

Voices for Life is an e-publication dedicated to informing and educating the public on pro-life and pro-family issues. We cover issues from conception until natural death, as well as all family life issues.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Saving Mothers and Unborn Babies from Violence



By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director
Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation


I was reading a health insurance newsletter when an alarming statistic caught my eye: according to a study, each year–each year!–324,000 pregnant women are battered by their intimate partners. That means more than a half million people are at risk, when you consider that each of those women is carrying a vulnerable baby.

Add to that the fact that the number one cause of traumatic death for pregnant women and women who have recently given birth is murder. Of those women killed, a sizable percentage are murdered by their intimate partners.

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For some tips on how to talk to a woman in such a situation, click here.
And for the nearest pregnancy help center in Pennsylvania, click here.

The Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation, Inc., is committed to promoting the dignity and value of human life from conception to natural death and to restoring legal protection for preborn children. 

Through legislation, political action, education and other legal means, we proclaim the truth about abortion, infanticide, and euthanasia.



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