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Babies saved at Boston-area abortion clinics:
For 2016:  5   2015:   24   2014:   60   2013:  61 

2012: 74  2011: 119,  2010: 74,  2009: 99,  2008: 85,
2007: 90,  2006: 80,  2005: 64,  2004: 65,  2003: 60

9-0 win on buffer zone! Click for court’s decision.

BUFFER ZONE SUPREME COURT HEARING: Go to the Supreme Court web site and click on “Oral Arguments,” followed by “Argument Transcript” or “Argument Oral”; the name of the case is McCullen v. Coakley.

S.2283: Buffer Zone replacement (“Dispersal”) law

FEBRUARY 5: Number 5

On Wednesday, February 3, Eleanor spoke with a couple approaching Planned Parenthood.

After a brief exchange, they drove together to Pregnancy Help, where boy and girl were BOTH BLOWN AWAY at the live action sonogram footage of their baby!

Thanks be to God!

Number 4

Eleanor spoke to a young couple — who decided NOT to follow through on the scheduled abortion! — outside of Planned Parenthood on the morning of Wednesday, January 27. Shortly afterward she accompanied them to Pregnancy Help, where the woman had an ultrasound and got to see her new baby.

Both Eleanor and Mary, another sidewalk counselor, made note of the team effort that went into this result.

So, THANKS to: Patrick, Ed, and Sandy for their prayers and the witness of their presence; to Frank, for the roses given to the couple; to Ellen, for the baby blanket; to Carmel for counseling the couple; to Mary, who escorted the couple to Eleanor, who drove the getaway car; and to Pregnancy Help for their first class aid to women in crisis.

AND: “I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart!” — Psalm 9:1.

Two and three!

HAVERHILL: Twin babies were spared from abortion on January 22 because their mother left Marcus Gordon’s Haverhill abortion facility. She and a companion stopped to talk to Debbie Papalia on the way out, and she accepted pro-life information.

The “evolved” Donald Trump

Ted Cruz rightly pointed out the very doubtful conservative credentials of Donald Trump in their recent debate, terming Trump a man of “New York Values.”

Trump demanded an apology.

Cruz replied on the Hannity radio show (Breitbart), saying, in part:

  • I apologize to all the pro-life and pro-marriage and pro-second amendment New Yorkers who were told by Governor Cuomo that they have no place in New York because that’s not who New Yorkers are.

  • I apologize to all the small businesses who have been driven out of New York city by crushing taxes and regulations.

  • I apologize to the millions of unborn children, many African-American and Hispanic, whose lives have been taken by politicians who relentlessly promote abortion on demand with no limitations.

  • I apologize to all of the African-American children who Mayor de Blasio tried to throw out of their charter schools that were providing a lifeline to the American Dream.

  • I apologize to the people of New York who are offended when the New York Daily News lambastes anyone who prays for victims of violence.

As it turns out, it was Trump himself who emphasized his New York home as being formative of his liberal values!

In a 1999 interview with Tim Russert, Trump said: “I mean, hey, I lived in New York City and Manhattan all my life, so my views are a little bit different than if I lived in Iowa, perhaps.”

He went on to tell Russert that he is “very pro-choice.”


Ben Shapiro wrote an excellent column on the “New York” issue.

ANOINTED INSTRUMENT: Carmel outside of Planned Parenthood on the FRIGID morning of January 5, one week before her life-saving intercession. “I’m not even cold,” she said, referring to her new Christmas present / coat. But it also helps to be burning with the Love of God!

First of the year

Our first baby of the year was saved on Tuesday, January 12 at Planned Parenthood. Carmel gave Eleanor’s pro-life card to the couple on their way in. They are married, and brought their other baby in a carriage to Planned Parenthood that day.

When the man came outside a little later, Carmel approached him. “Are you sure there is nothing we can do to help you?” He was receptive, but apparently the abortion was still on.

Late in the morning, however, Eleanor got a call from the man. They decided not to abort! They met Eleanor a short time later and got some things for their immediate needs, and they have an appointment with A Woman’s Concern.

Two take-aways: “It’s very important that you are out there,” said the saved baby’s father. Encouraging feedback!

He also reported feeling very intimidated by Planned Parenthood when he and his wife told them they wanted to cancel their appointment. He did not elaborate.

Disturbing the Darkness

Rita and Howard were both pushed off the sidewalk by an enraged woman outside of Women’s Health on Friday, January 8. She was the driver of a truck that brought two people (daughter and friend?) to the abortion establishment.

The driver walked off of the parking lot to the sidewalk, shouting at Rita, “You need to leave!” As she did so, she grabbed Rita's sign and pushed her and then Howard, who had interposed himself.

The Brookline Police responded and questioned the woman who admitted her offense and apologized to the two pro-lifers.

Another shooting!

But first: Number 22!

BILL COTTER: On Wednesday, November 25, a couple in a Mercedes SUV approached the driveway of Women's Health Services in Brookline, but stopped before driveway, just in front of my 8-week preborn baby poster.

They turned in after a minute; I waved as they passed.

After exiting the vehicle, they approached door. I displayed my “Free Help” sign.

“Hi, can I talk with you a minute?” I asked.

Surprisingly, they walked over. I gave each a brochure, which they politely accepted. They both stood in front of me reading.

“Do you have an appointment today?”

“Yes,” came the answer. I explained that we offered free help for pregnant women. “Yes,” nodded the man, indicating that he understood. I got the impression they were of foreign extraction.

They turned back and entered WHS. About 10 minutes later I saw them walking out and back toward their car. I tapped Bill and said, “They're leaving.” They paused and hugged for a minute or two; I got the impression they were rejoicing.

They drove toward the exit and stopped at the sidewalk. The man rolled down the window and motioned me over.

“It is a wonderful thing that you are doing here,” he said to me. “You are having a big impact!”

Pointing to the woman, he said, “We are married and we have three children.”

He told me they had an appointment for an abortion, but decided not to do it.

“God bless you.”

“God bless you,” he said.

“Have a nice Thanksgiving.”

Another abortion shooting

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30 — Another opportunity for cultural conservatives to repent of their “extremism” and “poisonous rhetoric” and offer homage to the religion of Liberalism and its most un-blessed sacrament.

But first, one caveat: at this point the shooter’s motives are unclear, according to police and: “[W]e don't yet know if Planned Parenthood was in fact the target of this attack,” said Vicki Cowart, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood Rocky Mountains.

It’s noteworthy that the gunman reportedly shot from Planned Parenthood to the outside, and not into Planned Parenthood. On the other hand, he reportedly uttered to police, among other things, “No more baby parts.”

But let’s assume his motive was anti-abortion. The cause of this shooting is not “harsh anti-abortion rhetoric” — i.e., telling the truth about abortion — it is the harsh reality of abortion and the nature of violence.

Violence against the innocent inevitably invites counter-violence. Thus, the occasional lynch mob; not right, but not surprising.

Compounding the evil of abortion is the entire dishonest apparatus that supports it. Blatant lie after lie, unfazed by evidence to the contrary, no matter how compelling. A culture of lies, which are increasingly demanding and coercive, since they are more often now government lies.

As is typical of tyrannies, opponents of the government-abortion complex are branded as mentally ill, suffering from one or more “phobias.”

It should be obvious to any Christian who is paying attention that we are in the midst of a war of Light against Darkness. Men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. For every one who does evil hates the light [John 3:19-20].

That’s why it is mostly useless to argue with hecklers on the street. Their problem is in the will, not the intellect. They are People of the Lie and don’t want to know the truth.

So, “Be not afraid.” Pro-lifers have nothing to apologize for regarding shootings.

Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal which comes upon you to prove you, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice in so far as you share Christ's sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed. If you are reproached for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the spirit of glory and of God rests upon you. — 1 Peter 4:12-14

The shooter

Like others, this shooter reportedly is an eccentric, a loner. He has had prior criminal accusations: domestic violence and peeping tom charges; but no convictions.

The Associated Press reports that Robert Lewis Dear spent part of his time in North Carolina living “in a cabin with no electricity or running water.”

Curiously, his voter registration lists him as “unaffiliated female.” Since transgenders are now an officially Protected Class, this will not be mentioned as a contributing factor.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3 — Inside Planned Parenthood, the waiting room was crowded, according to a young man who had accompanied his sister-in-law. He was surprised that women were laughing as they waited. (Perhaps their appointments were not for abortions.)

The sister-in-law reportedly was there only for counseling today. The young man was opposed to her having an abortion, and told her so, with encouragement from Carmel. Finally, around noon time the man and woman came out. The woman was smiling and said, “I’m keeping my baby!” Carmel talked with them for a bit, and they exchanged phone numbers before leaving.

NUMBER 21! Thanks be to God!!



ABOVE: “At the name of Jesus, every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth, and under the earth” — Phil. 2:10.

About 130 people were present at the Boston Planned Parenthood for the monthly Rosary vigil, which constituted the first part of the observance.

The Rosary was followed by several speakers: Kris Mineau, President Emeritus of Mass. Family Institute, gave an impassioned speech contrasting the religious principles underpinning our founding documents with (1) the worldview of Planned Parenthood’s founder, and (2) their current practices, which are revealed in the videos from the Center for Medical Progress.

Tom Harvey promoted his petition to end state abortion funding via a constitutional amendment.

Two post-abortive women gave from-the-heart testimonies. The first was by Petra, who was followed by Kathy Hill, the new Massachusetts coordinator of Silent No More Awareness, a ministry for post-abortion healing.

Father Michael McNamara of Servants of Christ Ministries concluded the morning with prayer and preaching: he had some powerful words in opposition to the deception and enslavement inherent in the Culture of Death, including an invitation to the opposition to abandon their futile enterprise and seek the Mercy and Forgiveness of God.

SEPTEMBER 25: NUMBER 20: Theresa reported that a mother and daughter were at Planned Parenthood Friday for the daughter’s abortion (because of boyfriend’s pressure). They came out and the mother told Theresa, “She couldn’t do it.” They said thanks, but they did not need help, so they went on their way.

SEPTEMBER 23: NUMBER 19: Carmel and Jean spoke to a couple that came out of Women's Health Services Saturday, September 19 in Brookline. They confirmed that they had definitely decided against the abortion! (#19)

Another couple also left early, but we have no definite word on their situation.

SEPTEMBER 16: NEW Planned Parenthood video released!

The Center for Medical Progress has released another in a series of secret videos, this time involving more top Planned Parenthood executives discussing the sale of aborted baby body parts — for a profit.

Federal law bars selling for profit the tissue or body parts from aborted infants. Jim Sedlak of American Life League says he has no doubt the videos prove the law has been broken.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 4: From MassResistance . . .

Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis jailed — as the post-“gay marriage” revolution ratchets up!

  • Article in pro-“gay” magazine outlines what’s in store for America.
  • County Clerk Kim Davis turned down homosexual couple seeking marriage license.

LIFENEWS.COM: Abortionist Laurent Delli-Bovi used baby brains – aborted because they had Downs Syndrome – in research!

National Protest of Planned Parenthood . . .

75,000 nationwide!

300 at Boston protest!

350 in Worcester!

Crowd at Boston Planned Parenthood

SATURDAY, AUGUST 22: It was a day of prayer, song, and righteous indignation outside of Boston's Planned Parenthood. Surprisingly, we got media coverage, and some of it was good! (In particular, NECN and WBUR. See the links below.)

The pertinent points of Saturday's protest were captured in the talks by State Rep Jim Lyons and C.J. Doyle, Executive Director of the Catholic Action League of Massachusetts. Fortunately, we have video of them both:

VIDEO of State Rep. Jim Lyons (6 min)

VIDEO of C.J. Doyle (6 min)

A special thanks goes to Rita and John Russo (40 Days for Life) and to the men of God who led us in prayer, among them Father McNamara of Servants of Christ (ABOVE); Deacon George Escotto of St. Patrick’s Parish, Lawrence; and several Franciscans of the Primitive Observance (FPO) in Boston (BELOW).

The Washington Post covered this nationwide protest: Monica Miller, the director of Citizens for a Pro-Life Society, one of the participating groups, said that previous protests have drawn thousands (e.g., March for Life), but hundreds of simultaneous protests have never taken place on the same day.

“We want to draw attention to the injustice of legalized abortion,” she said. “The American public needs to be awakened to the atrocity of what is happening to innocent unborn children.”

The Harms Report — resembles The Drudge Report —  has LOTS of news on this and many other pro-life matters of concern.

VIDEO of State Rep. Jim Lyons, 6 min (ABOVE with wife, Bernadette)

VIDEO of C.J. Doyle, 6 min (ABOVE)

LINKS to media coverage of Protest:

New England Cable News video and text

WBUR-FM Radio coverage (text and 2 min audio)

Boston Herald article

Catholic Free Press coverage of Worcester rally

ABOVE: Barbara Bell with pro-life friend.


POSTSCRIPT: Today’s Globe has an article on how the exposure of Planned Parenthood’s body parts sales has brought heat to bear on those oh-so-detached laborers in the science vineyard, who find it difficult to come by body parts, customarily gotten from “local hospitals after fetuses had been aborted or otherwise died in utero.”

Here’s the quote that distills the essence of this exercise in “progress”: “For me,” she said, “it’s purely a scientific issue, not a moral one.” In other words, we should proceed as if God does not exist — while “respecting” those who disagree, as long as they fork over their tax dollars.

NUMBER 18: Another baby was saved from abortion Tuesday, August 11 at Women’s Health Services in Brookline. Thanks to Julie, Noreen, and Sean and everyone praying for this work.

      I do not cease to give thanks for you,
remembering you in my prayers
 [Eph. 1:16].



10:00 am - 12 noon

WHERE: Planned Parenthood
1055 Commonwealth Ave, Boston

There are now more than 300 cities involved in this protest!

And more than 50 pro-life organizations!

We are hoping for major media coverage. Though most of the media prefer to ignore this major scandal about Planned Parenthood.

Despite the videos, that even Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards acknowledges are real (though she did not like “the tone”!).

And now we have a seventh video, depicting an interview with a Stem Express employee describing her involvement with harvesting brain tissue from a still-living baby!

Speaking of media: on Tuesday night Planned Parenthood gave 16 ‘journalists’ their Maggie Awards for Media Excellence — i.e., being pro-abortion lapdogs!

We will be calling attention to the recent revelations of the barbarity of our nation’s largest abortion merchant. And of the urgent need to have Planned Parenthood defunded and prosecuted!

Some of our speakers will be State Representative Jim Lyons, Rita Russo of 40 Days for Life, CJ Doyle of the Catholic Action League, Father Michael McNamara, and OR: Boston President, Bill Cotter.

We will provide signs.

TUE, AUG 11 — NUMBERS 16 & 17. There were two children rescued from abortion today. At Planned Parenthood, the young woman told Eleanor, “I just couldn't do it.” They now have an appointment with Pregnancy Help (#16).
    In Brookline, at Womens Health, a discouraged woman was rescued by the baby’s father, who arrived after she did and insisted that she not have the abortion (#17).

NUMBER 15: Jean called on Saturday morning to report a baby saved from abortion at Women’s Health Services in Brookline. The couple drove into the lot but stayed only a few minutes.
    On the way out, they talked briefly with sidewalk counselors and accepted pro-life information. The couple affirmed their choice for Life and drove away looking happy.

Fred Pulsifer, shown here at a picket of Marcus Gordon’s abortion mill in Methuen.

August 1 marked the passing of Frederick Pulsifer, 91. Fred was a Navy veteran of World War II and a veteran of Operation Rescue with many years on the sidewalk. During the last few years he resided at the Old Soldiers Home in Chelsea. He was buried following a funeral Mass at the chapel attached to the Soldiers Home. Pray for the repose of his soul.

Senate protects funding for Planned Parenthood

Deuteronomy: Choose Life - girl prays at P.P.

ABOVE: Girl at prayer (accompanied by many others) on Saturday, August 1 at Planned Parenthood, Boston.

MONDAY, AUG 3 — Senate Democrats filibustered the bill to defund Planned Parenthood. The Republicans lacked the 60 votes to effect cloture. Story on Lifenews.com.

SUN, AUG 2 - Today's Herald: State Rep. Lyons slams tissue sales; demands defunding of Planned Parenthood

State Rep. Lyons at Women Betrayed rally

State Rep. James Lyons (ABOVE) said he would like to see a court block Planned Parenthood from selling fetal tissue as alleged in recent videos circulated by an anti-abortion group, which has now been stopped from distributing more footage by a federal judge.

“It would seem that if there were an injunction that might need to be issued, it would be an injunction against Planned Parenthood for the sale of fetal organs to the highest bidder,” the Andover Republican told the Herald yesterday.

Women Betrayed rallies demand defunding of Planned Parenthood.

Women Betrayed banner at State House

Students for Life of America organized rallies in cities across America Tuesday, including Boston, demanding the defunding of Planned Parenthood.

Were this a sane nation, such a minimal gesture would be automatic, regardless of whether or not they are selling body parts. Killing babies and corrupting youth are ample reasons to deprive them of our money.

We don't know how this series of Planned Parenthood video revelations will pan out, but the story deserves to be pushed to the limit.

There are moves under way, federally and in states, to investigate and defund Planned Parenthood.

But the Empire is striking back!

Our government is assuring us that there is nothing to this! The videos are “fraudulent,” deceptively edited by “extremists on the right,” according to the White House press secretary.

How does he know? Planned Parenthood told him!

As for our local Planned Parenthood, everything is AOK. No body part sales here. Attorney General Maura — “I stand with Planned Parenthood” — Healey told us so.

The whistleblowers, not Planned Parenthood, are under prosecution in California; and federally, the Obama Mob has ordered a Justice Department investigation of the producers of the video!

Speakers at rally


View of rally crowd

SUN, JULY 19 —  Pro-abortion journalist reconsidering after Planned Parenthood video: By decrying tone, Richards implies that what Nucatola said is OK. She just should have sugared it up some and perhaps not discussed it over a glass of Pinot.
    Sorry Cecile, not buying it. (Click for complete column.)

Excellent analysis by A.L.L. of Cecile Richards statement about the video.

Hannibal Lecter

Michelle Malkin: Hannibal Lecter ain’t got nothing on the profit-maximizing abortion ghoul caught on tape hawking aborted baby parts as she swilled wine and nibbled on a gourmet salad.

Mollie Hemingway of The Federalist: The Bad, Worse, and Ugly: Media Coverage of Planned Parenthood video.

It’s only been two years since the media struggled to even cover the story of Kermit Gosnell, the abortion doctor and serial murderer. After being shamed into covering the “local crime story” by readers and viewers who had requested coverage for years, the media offered a few mea culpas, and promised to improve coverage of the abortion topic and present the issue more fairly.

They have repeatedly failed, whether the story was cheerleading for late-term abortion supporter Wendy Davis, or accurately covering religious Americans opposition to paying for abortifacients.

This story, however, is so big that it is proceeding even against the wishes of the media and their brethren at Planned Parenthood. As the federal government and state governments prepare to truly investigate Planned Parenthood’s chop shops, let’s hope coverage improves mightily. (Click for full article.)

StemExpress, the California-based company that serves as a middleman between Planned Parenthood and the organizations that seek body parts harvested from aborted babies, once advertised bulk discounts for baby organs and body parts.

American Thinker: Dr. Nucatola’s callous inhumanity is the true face of Planned Parenthood.

SUN, JULY 12 -


Ruth and Paul

Ruth (ABOVE) was there Saturday as a couple of young women exited Planned Parenthood in Boston. “She didn't do it,” said one of the women about her friend. Ruth had an extended conversation with them and made sure they had plenty of resource material before the pair went on their way. That's #14.

RIP John Cronin:

John Cronin

John Cronin, a pro-life soldier for many years, one of Operation Rescue's mainstays, died on the 4th of July. He had been in rehab following a heart attack several weeks ago. He was buried on July 10 in Immaculate Conception Cemetary in Lawrence, following a funeral Mass at Saint Michael's in North Andover.

SATURDAY, JUNE 20 - NUMBER 12: The first call came from Sean, then a second from Carmel, both of whom were at Women's Health Services in Brookline. The message: a child had been saved from abortion, confirmed by feedback from the couple.

NUMBER 13: At Planned Parenthood, a couple, including a visibly upset woman, entered the facility on June 20, but came out too soon for a surgical abortion to have been done, though they had indicated one had been scheduled. We count this as a saved baby but it looks to be quite temporary. Pray for the couple and child.

FRI, JUNE 12 - NUMBER 11: The Wednesday crew had a nice surprise this week (June 10). A woman passerby who took a rose from the pro-lifers (thanks to Frank, who buys them!), a short time later came back to thank them.
     Not for the rose, but for the sidewalk counselor who was there in front of Planned Parenthood in January, when she went in for her abortion appointment. The words, “You are a mother!” stuck in her mind. But she came out without having the abortion! Her baby is due in September / October area.
     After receiving cash and other gifts from the pro-lifers, she got a ride home from Pat. Nice work!

THU, MAY 28 - Two more children (#9 & 10) were spared death by abortion this week after they received, via a third party, Eleanor's card offering help and hope to pregnant women. One card came from an unidentified stranger who encountered a crying pregnant woman in a near-empty church. Another card was obtained by a woman from a sidewalk counselor outside of Planned Parenthood; she brought it home to her pregnant daughter.

MON, MAY 25 - MARRIAGE: Ireland is now the first nation to officially go “gay.”

A harbinger of worse to come, I fear, as the West continues to divorce itself from its Christian heritage.

But it did not start with homosexuality, as this insightful article from Crisis Magazine points out:

First, same-sex “marriage” and homosexuals did not kill marriage; they are merely picking over the carcass. Same-sex “marriage” is the direct result of precisely the divorce and cohabitation epidemics that this document tells us are less important. These brought the “abolition of marriage” and devalued it to the point that it became attractive to some homosexuals. Others have long warned that Christian leaders are shockingly silent on these matters, and their warnings now stand vindicated. Same-sex “marriage” is the logical result.

Click here to read the entire article.

MON, MAY 11 - Last week was a notable week. Thankfully, we had two saved babies; but also many lost children. As usual, the violence of abortion did not remain confined to the abortion facilities, but spilled over to the sidewalk, e.g., verbal threats and vile language.

But first, the good news. On Wednesday, a mother and father accompanied their 30-something daughter into Planned Parenthood. The mother took pro-life material from Eleanor: “Thank you. God bless.” They related that they had tried talking the daughter out of the abortion, without success - yet. After staying inside for about an hour, they - parents, daughter, and boyfriend - came out. They proceeded to congregate near their car, where the smiling daughter and boyfriend had a prolonged hug before they all drove away.

The verbal feedback was sketchy, but (1) there was not enough time for an abortion, and (2) body language indicated a happy outcome. So, we called it #7.

On Friday, Theresa and company spoke with a woman who came out of Planned Parenthood, who said she would not be having the abortion. “Do you need any help?” “No, I just changed my mind!” (#8)

On Friday, a couple walked across the lot of Women's Health Services in Brookline. Abruptly, the man shouted angrily that if we said anything, he would “knock you bleeding into the street,” or some such thing. We spoke anyway, offering help for mother and baby. He went into the facility, apparently preferring to direct his hostility to someone who couldn’t fight back.

Near Planned Parenthood, a woman - not a customer of Planned Parenthood - screamed angrily for a considerable time at Theresa, Connie, and Jane, all sidewalk counselors. She was especially aggravated at one of their signs, which says, “Stop all abortion!” Concerning the sign, the woman (or her demon) said: “That's evil!”

MON, APR 20 - Women's Health Services, Brookline. Saturday Carmel called again to report that a couple who left last week returned this week and had the abortion! Sad, but these things do happen. Sometimes a couple will decide against the abortion, only to go home to the same pressures that brought them there in the first place. So, the count reverts to 4.

THU, APR 16 - Eleanor was at Planned Parenthood on Wednesday morning and when a young man came out and asked her, “Do you have any quarters?” As they talked, Eleanor learned that his sister was there for an abortion, partly occasioned by the recent death of their parents.

    Fortunately, he was courteous enough to listen to Eleanor, who, in her own words, “got quite emotional,” and emphatically insisted that their sadness cannot be an excuse for destroying their mother's grandchild! The young man went back in and when he came out he was excited and accompanied by his sister, who had decided not to have the abortion! (#4)

Another saved life!  A woman stopped at Planned Parenthood this morning (Wednesday) to thank the assembled pro-lifers for their work.
     Her story is that 25 or more years ago, she was homeless and pregnant - and heading an abortion. But on the way into the facility she met some pro-lifers, decided against the abortion, and that was the start of turning her life around. She subsequently gave birth to another child.

WED, MAR 11 - Number 3 confirmed! On Monday, March 9 Eleanor accompanied the woman who had called her Saturday to her appointment at Pregnancy Help, where she viewed the ultrasound of her en utero child.

The woman got Eleanor's card - Providentially - when she told another woman that she was pregnant and thinking of an abortion. The other woman - a former client of Eleanor's - gave her Eleanor's card and said, “She will help you!” Eleanor and Pregnancy Help are doing just that.

TUE, FEB 17 - Baby saved today! (#2) Shortly after 7:30 AM a couple arrived at Women's Health Services in Brookline.

They approached one door of the building - an employees' entrance - which was locked. I called to them while holding our “Pregnant? Free help” sign.

Next, they tried the regular entrance. Locked, and no security guard.

So, they returned to their car, backed out, and headed toward the street.

Julie, another sidewalk counselor, had just arrived as they approached the driveway. They stopped and rolled down the window and chatted briefly with Julie (PHOTO ABOVE). Smiles and thumbs up from the couple! They took pro-life information and drove off.

“What did they say?”

Julie repeated what they told her: “If he hadn't been here we would have gone in!” Pretty humbling! - B.C.

ABOVE: The packed parking lot of the BUSY Women's Health Services abortion facility today. It was even busier Saturday! That's Julie, a sidewalk counselor, in the red jacket.
     The WHS dis-assembly line has customers in and out - out is via the back alley - in two hours or less!

TUE, JAN 27 - Is America hopeless? Breitbart headline: OBAMA APPROVAL RATING AT 50 PERCENT AS REPUBLICANS ABANDON IMMIGRATION CAMPAIGN PROMISES - State of the Union gives boost

WED, JAN 21 - The presidential impersonator gave his State of the Union (much worse!) speech tonight. But I'm not going to tire us with pondering that exercise.
     Instead, I call your attention to a national prayer breakfast of a few years ago, where he also gave a speech. But more important is the speech that preceded Obama's. It was delivered by Eric Metaxas, a name you should know. He is an author of biographies of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and William Wilberforce, among others.
     I encourage you to read the National Review article of Eric's speech - called "devastating" by NR - in which he graciously, but pointedly delivered a message about faith and the scandal of abortion. All while standing just feet from Obama!

FRI, JAN 9 - “Hi, Bill, this is Lorraine with a little bit of good news. Praise God, there was a save (#1) this morning! A man and a woman came out of Planned Parenthood and I was gonna offer them some Project Rachel literature. But the woman, with a big smile on her face, said, ‘No, we didn’t do it!’ I said, ‘Praise God!’ We had a little prayer together and they went off.
     “That’s the good news for today. Have a good day, Bill. God Bless.”

THU, JAN 8 - A viral video and the graphic language used by abortionists to describe late-term abortion. From an undercover video by Live Action, reported by LifeNews.com.

MON, JAN 5 - The year ended with baby #60, saved at Planned Parenthood on the morning of December 31. Mary, Eleanor, Ed, Sandy, and the rest of the usual suspects were on hand. Mary encountered the young woman outside of Planned Parenthood's door and offered her a rosary and pro-life material. After briefly conversing with her, Mary called Eleanor over. As Eleanor related later in a phone call from her car, the young woman, who already has two other children, decided against the abortion after seeing the ultrasound. Eleanor also inferred that religious convictions also played a part. The woman accepted Eleanor's card before leaving and promised to call her.

The PBS special After Tiller included material on Doctor Warren Hern. Here is some background information - which you may not have heard on the program - on one of the four subjects: Warren Hern of the Boulder Abortion Clinic (one of the very few facilities in the U.S. that uses the word “abortion” in its title).

According to Dr. Hern, pregnancy is “an illness.” In his own words: “Accordingly, the open recognition and legitimation of pregnancy as an illness would be consistent with the individual self-interest of those experiencing pregnancy, good standards of medical practice, and the continued survival of human and other species.” Click here to read his article on his web site.

Need we add that Dr. Hern offers treatment for this “illness”?

Warren Hern is an ultra-environmentalist. According to Dr. Hern, the human species has become a cancer on the planet! “[T]he human species is an example of a malignant ecotumor, an uncontrolled proliferation of a single species that threatens the existence of other species in their habitats.” Click for the full article.

Hern is the author of the book, Abortion Practice, a textbook on how to do abortions. It's the Middle East brought into the doctor's office. He describes in vivid detail the killing of the children in utero. For example, how the forceps is used to crush the “calvaria” (so clinical sounding!) - i.e., the skull; recalls Calvary, “which is called the skull.” He knows that his victim is dead when he observes the flow of brain tissue!

Further reference: http://www.drhern.com/ Look under "News and Publications."

FRI, AUG 1 - As expected, Governor Deval Patrick signed into law the new buffer zone replacement law Wednesday afternoon, which gives police the authority to order people who block access to an abortion facility to move behind a line that is 25 feet from the entrance. The signing took place in a press conference, where Patrick was flanked by other abortion fanatics. Although the Supreme Court found, in McCullen v. Coakley, that the state had violated the First Amendment rights of civil rights activists by imposing a 35-foot buffer zone at the behest of Planned Parenthood, the agents of the state, i.e., AG Martha Coakley and former Planned Parenthood board member Deval Patrick, did not come to the defense of pro-lifers, who were the victims of this injustice, but instead formed (renewed, actually) a partnership with Planned Parenthood, who perpetrated the injustice in the first place. But that comes as no surprise, as they, also, promoted the buffer zone law.

Attorney Michael DePrimo, who represented the Eleanor McCullen et al. in their challenge of the buffer zone law, issued the following statement:

“The new buffer zone law is a backdoor attempt to interfere with the constitutional right of free speech in the service of women seeking abortion whose minds are not made up‚ women who are looking for the hope, help, love, and concrete aid offered by Eleanor McCullen and other peaceful sidewalk counselors. This new law chills life-saving speech by threatening massive civil fines for non-violent acts such as peacefully offering a leaflet of information to passersby on a public sidewalk.

“The reality is that individuals in the abortion industry have a business incentive to falsely characterize any attempt at pro-life communication on the public ways outside abortion clinics as a form of harassment or intimidation, no matter how peaceful. It is important for law enforcement to understand that momentary attempts at peaceful communication to offer hope, help and love are constitutionally protected expressive conduct, despite the legislature’s rejection of an amendment offered by Representative Jim Lyons that would have made that expressly clear.

“If a citizen is threatening public safety, he or she can be arrested under current state or federal law, and then enjoined by a judge based on evidence and testimony. The new law signed by the Governor ignores those common resources, and instead invites state censorship by enabling police to order peaceful citizens to stand on a 25-foot line for the remainder of the abortion clinic’s business hours. The new law is unconstitutional not only because it is vague and overbroad, but also because it purports to grant to law enforcement the power to issue a temporary restraining order‚a power that may only be exercised by courts.

“The first amendment protection of free speech cannot be placed behind painted lines. My client Eleanor McCullen and the other peaceful sidewalk counselors will continue to serve the women of Boston who deserve real alternatives to abortion. We will closely monitor law enforcement’s use of the new law to ensure that our clients’ peaceful exercise of first amendment rights is not infringed.”

Tyranny: the inevitable result of our society’s descent into moral chaos - Anthony Esolen

Hadley Arkes on Hobby Lobby

What do abortion, gay “marriage” and government-sanctioned illegal immigration have in common? — Anthony Esolen

Contraception is a threat to national security! Demographic bankruptcy leads to financial bankruptcy, and financial bankruptcy heightens the risk of political collapse. And a bankrupt nation is at the mercy of its creditors and of opportunistic neighbors. So European society today is in grave danger. Click for the full column by Phil Lawler

Axis of Evil IV by Ray Neary (Renew America) - Planned Parenthood is the perfect example of a living lie. The organization derives millions of dollars annually, not from planning parenthood, but by assisting a mother to de-parent and doing the same to the father of a new member of our human family..

Obama and "uncaring" pro-lifers (American Spectator)

Krauthammer on Obama: From king of the world to dead in the water in six months.

TUE, NOV 4, 2008 -- "I doubt that he is the long-prophesied ruler of the world, but I also believe that he is a carrier of a deadly moral virus, indeed a kind of anti-apostle spreading concepts and agendas that are not only anti-Christ but anti-human as well." -- Michael O'Brien on Barack: the Antichrist?

THU, FEB 17, 2005 -- Research vindicates Catholic teaching on marriage and contraception (Touchstone)

Why are things the way they are in the Boston archdiocese? One must be careful not to over-generalize, but we still believe there is a lot of insight  in Professor James Hitchcock's article, "Conservative Bishops, Liberal Results"


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Regular pro-life events in Boston area  

Too few witnesses

What happened to Catholic Health Care in Boston?

The Coalition to Save Catholic Health Care - a summary of their efforts by Chairman Ray Neary, assisted by John O'Gorman.

Sites of interest

BLOODMONEY, The Business of Abortion -- a documentary film that exposes the truth behind the Abortion Industry from the Pro-Life perspective.
     This film will examine the history of abortion in America, from the inception of Planned Parenthood and the profitability of abortion clinics, to Roe v. Wade, to the denial of when life begins, to the fight to save the lives of innocent babies, and the devastating effects it has had on the women that have had them.


Life Matters is televised live from the Boston Neighborhood Network studios in downtown Boston.  They have produced over 288 different half-hour shows, including many guests who are nationally renowned in the right-to-life community.  Life Matters is currently airing in over 124 Massachusetts cities and towns, and have over 30 shows on Youtube.com & blip.tv. LINK: http://www.lifematterstv.org/

New web site! http://www.numberofabortions.com/
This a page of real-time “abortion counters” intended to heighten awareness of the reality & magnitude of the Abortion Holocaust. This site is unique in having many different abortion counters on one page. There are other sites with a single counter and a number of those use out of date statistics.

Barack Obama

  Obama on abortion:



Video of Obama speech to Planned Parenthood:

 More on Obama:

Everything you need to know about Barack Obama



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