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Mother’s Day AD

Mother’s Day AD will again be in the OWH

We have used billboards to get our message of the importance of life to Nebraskans the last few years.
Before that we listed all the names in a full-page ad in the Omaha World Herald and we will do it again this year. The Sunday OWH goes across Nebraska and it is a way that we show pro-life strength.
It is a wonderful opportunity for you to honor your own mother publicly. Please let us know if it is to be in the “Memorial” section for deceased moms. Each donor can use up to 27 typed spaces. Please use the form with this newsletter.

Will YOUR NAME be included?

The ethic of life (2009)

Debate on the ethic of life
Voter info

Dear Mr. Jerram & Mr. Maxwell,

I’m writing to find out if you have had an opportunity to clarify any of your “life” or “single-issue” positions? We have your questionnaires which look as if you both are pro-life Catholics. However, it is the political scuttlebutt that this “single-issue” (of life) is an issue with one or both of you and that since one of you is Democrat and the other a Republican, then one is more “life” than the other.

Needless to say, we expect a 100%full-time commitment to life from both of you that never equivocates from Faith or reason and it is our core expectation and assent to the truth that being pro life is first and foremost a reasonable issue and one that lies in perfect harmony with our religious beliefs as Catholics.

Make no mistake, the pro-life movement is not a religious one!

The pro-life movement is the longest-running, best maintained and grotesquely ignored civil-rights movement in all of human history.

The strife of the unborn, elderly and infirm in America out-weighs the disgust of Hitler’s Germany, Stalin’s Soviet Empire and Japan’blood-lustst during WWII.

Life is the only issue as it precedes all others. If you are a Catholic in the public square and one that believes that abortion is not the only issue and that you can support candidates that are “death” mindewithoutut reprisal (which is the word on the street),then let me offer this quote from the 1998 USCCB statement: Living the Gospel of Life

“Adopting a consistent ethic of life, the Catholic Church promotes a broad spectrum of issues..Oppositionon to abortion and euthanasia does not excusindifferencece to those who suffer from poverty, violence and injustice. Anpoliticscs of human life must work to resist the violence of war anscandalal ocapitalal punishment. Any politics of human dignity must seriously address issues oracismsm, poverty, hunger, employment, education, housing and health care. Therefore, Catholics should eagerly involve themselves as advocates for the weak and marginalized in all those areas. Catholic public officials are obliged to address each of these issues as they seek to build consistent policies which promote respect for the human person of all states. But, being “right” in such matters can never excuse a wrong choice regarding direct attacks on innocent human life [emphasis original]. Indeed the failure to protect life in its most vulnerable stages renders suspect ANY claims to the “rightness” of position in other matters affecting the poorest and least powerful on the human community. If we understand the human person as “the temple of the Holy Spirit” — the living house of God — then these latter issues fall logically into place as thcrossbeamsms and walls of that house. ALL DIRECT ATTACKS ON INNOCENT HUMAN LIFE, SUCH AS ABORTION AND EUTHANASIA, STRIKE AT THAT HOUSE’S FOUNDATION.

These directly animmediatelyly violate the human person’s most fundamental right — the right to life. Neglect of these issues is the equivalent of building our house on sand.”

In light of this reminder and due to the important nature of this race, we are inviting you both to an evening of discussion and debate on the ethic of life (or lack thereof) in America. The winner(s) will be highlighted as endorsed by Nebraskans United for Life for the general election.

We would like to hold this event on a Sunday evening at 7pm — please let us know which of these Sundays you would be available and we will, upon decision of the date, release the location.

April 26th
May 3rd

Many thanks!
John Lillis, Chairman