Defending Life in the Pikes Peak Region


Tire Change Saves Baby?

A few weeks ago, a couple of young women were driving down Centennial when they pulled to the side of the road due to a flat tire.

Their protracted attempt to change the tire drew the notice of one of the prayer volunteers standing on the sidewalk in front of Planned Parenthood.

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Allies in the Battle for Life

I had the honor and privilege of attending a Holiday Open House at the Galley Road offices of Life Network in early December. One of the purposes of the open house was to bid a fond farewell to the current President and CEO of Life Network, Diane Foley, MD, and to meet and welcome the man who will take the reins in January 2017, Mr. Rich Bennett.


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Prayer Vigil for Colorado Springs Community

Pikes Peak Citizens for Life, Colorado Family Action together with CFA Foundation, Colorado Legislative Prayer Caucus, Life Network, Catholic Charities, Students for Life of America, and 40 Days for Life cordially invite you, your family, your friends, your coworkers, and everyone to join us in prayer for the victims, witnesses, first responders and the Colorado Springs community at large who were affected by the horrific shooting that took place on Friday November 27 in our community.

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PPCFL Fall 2015 Appeal

PPCFL Fall 2015 Appeal

Our communities are so desensitized by the culture of death that many of our fellow citizens do not recognize the horror of abortion. However, the undercover videos by the Center for Medical Progress, which exposed a fetal body parts trafficking scandal, recently pierced the apathy, even making some staunch abortion supporters question Planned Parenthood.

The scandal spurred over 600 pro-lifers to attend a rally in front of Planned Parenthood on August 22nd in Colorado Springs. On October 4th nearly 300 life witnesses lined Academy Blvd in the annual PPCFL-sponsored Life Chain, and more life witnesses participated in the 40 Days for Life campaign. We believe our latest Every Life Matters billboard reflects the intentions of all these witnesses.

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Man Turns Pro-Life After Seeing Pro-Life Witnesses on Sidewalk

During the last 40 Days campaign a young man drove by the pro-life witnesses on the sidewalk in front of the local Planned Parenthood and wondered what it was all about.

This man held a “pro-choice” position but decided to do some research on the abortion issue to understand why people would spend time on the sidewalk encouraging people to turn away from abortion.

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Presenting Life

Recently, Pikes Peak Citizens for Life did a presentation to about 250 parishioners at a local church.  Our guest speaker, a post abortive lady, captivated the attendees as she sorrowfully talked about the suffering and trauma she experienced from her two abortions. 

Afterwards, many attended a breakfast.  My wife staffed a display table with pro-life literature etc.  She spoke with many young people giving each the 12 week old soft touch baby model.  An attractive young lady stopped at the table and explained that 15 years ago she was scheduled to have an abortion.  However, after hearing a similar pro-life presentation, she changed her mind!  Today she is so happy she did!

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Already A Save During 40 Days

The current 40 Days for Life has gotten off to a great start.

One of the street counselors has indicated that we already have a save right here in Colorado Springs.

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Possible Double Save

b2ap3_thumbnail_Genetica_shutterstock-300x222.jpgOn the sidewalk in front of Planned Parenthood a few weeks ago a woman stopped her car to speak to one of the counselors on the sidewalk.

As it turned out, the woman was a supporter of Planned Parenthood.

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Naivety of Man Saves Baby

b2ap3_thumbnail_Fetus-1-290x250.jpgA couple weeks ago a man dropped a woman off at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood and proceeded to drive away.

One of the sidewalk counselors was able to speak to the man as he left. The counselor told the man that Planned Parenthood performs abortions.

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Multiple Women Redirected to Pregnancy Center in Single Day

b2ap3_thumbnail_fetus-599x249.jpgLate in October the sidewalk counselors encountered a day on which they were able to redirect not one but two women from Planned Parenthood to the Pregnancy Center.

In the first case, a woman with two 15-year-old teens in the back seat of her car spoke to a counselor. She was taking one of the teens for an abortion.

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