By the Numbers 5/29/13

Ten top pro-life things you can do this summer is a list of ideas from, geared to young people. Click on the link for some inspiration. Some of the suggestions apply to everyone, such as #6, the “diaper drive.”

Four: the number of votes from U.S. Supreme Court justices it would have required for the Court to hear a case involving Indiana’s attempt to block state Medicaid funds from going to abortion providers. Yesterday, the Court refused to hear an appeal of a lower court decision striking down the Indiana law. (The Court only agrees to hear an appeal if a minimum of four Justices vote to do so.) The Los Angeles Times reports on the case here. The Indiana law was challenged by – you guessed it – Planned Parenthood.

All Girls Allowed logoOne organization to discover: All Girls Allowed. The founder, Chai Ling, was moved to action by China’s one-child policy, which combined with a cultural preference for having boys has led to what All Girls Allowed calls “gendercide” (an apt term). The group is based in Boston. Check the web site to learn about their “37 Seconds of Silence” program. Follow on Twitter: @AllGirlsAllowed.

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