Rest In Peace, Dr. Jack Willke, Father of the Pro-Life Movement

Yesterday Dr. John Willke, known worldwide as the Father of the Pro-Life Movement, passed away unexpectedly at his home at the age of 89. *     *     *     *     * I was in college in about 1970, when I first learned of the pro-life work of Dr. John Willke.  One winter's evening, a spokesperson for Dr. Willke's recently founded organization Right To Life was invited to address my undergrad sociology class.  He brought with him a slide show which explained several ways that pregnancies could be … [Read more...]

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“A Mother’s Dream”: Emotional Winner of the National Right To Life Video Contest

In the first two minutes, you’ll find yourself falling in love with this mother and child.“A Mother’s Dream” is the first-place winner of the 2013 National Right To Life video contest.  It was submitted by Joshua Rapavi, a Marquette native who is a student at Northern Michigan University.The NRTL’s annual video contest is open to any amateur film maker/student ages 15 through 25.  The film can be from 30 seconds to 3 minutes in length.  Each film must affirm in some way–even indirectly–“W … [Read more...]

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