40 Days for Life
40 Days for Life is a community-based campaign that draws attention to the evil of abortion through the use of a three-point program: Prayer and fasting, Constant vigil, Community outreach
Abortion Recovery International
Abortion Recovery InterNational (ARIN) is an affiliate association, dedicated to connecting and assisting like-minded abortion recovery centers, programs and services; as well as individuals working within the field. ARIN is the first and only network equipping and uniting abortion recovery efforts worldwide. ARIN also serves as a network of recovery, research, awareness and educational resources that provide information concerning after abortion issues.
American Life League
ALL is committed to the protection of all innocent human beings from the moment of creation to death. It is rooted in pro-life integrity that stands up for every innocent human being whose life is threatened by what Pope John Paul II called “the culture of death.” That ranges from the single cell human embryo to the elderly, the infirm and others at risk of having their life terminated by acts of euthanasia. The pro-life position notes that neither abortion nor euthanasia can ever be medically necessary or morally permitted.
American Life League’s Culture of Life Studies Program
The Culture of Life Studies Program strives to build a culture of life by helping students to understand the value of every human being and by inspiring a new generation of young people who will defend preborn children, respect all human beings from creation to death, and speak the truth with confidence in defense of the innocent.
Association of Pro-life Physicians
The Assoc. of Pro-life Physicians is committed to the restoration of the pro-life plank of the Hippocratic oath to a remnant of physicians in our communities and maintains a listing of pro-life physicians for referrals.
California Nurses for Ethical Standards
California Nurses for Ethical Standards (CNES) is a member organization of professional nurses who respect life and is committed to Educating, Protecting Lives, and Caring with Compassion. CNES promotes respect for the dignity and value of all human life including that of the preborn, newborn, physically and mentally disabled, aged and dying.
CNES promotes ethical standards of health care provided by nurses and other health care workers in health care facilities, in our communities, in our schools and in service to families through education, research, and training; and such other purposes as are consistent with the foregoing.
Catholic Medical Association
The Catholic Medical Association helps physicians grow in the spirit of Christ in their personal and professional lives, so they can bring His Spirit to the science and art of medicine.
Children of God for Life
The Pro-life world leader in the campaign for ethical vaccines, medicines and consumer products.
The Christus Medicus Foundation believes and adopts the fundamental premise that the delivery of Christ Centered Health Care and Health Caring is a Christian, faith responsibility. That is, it is our responsibility as Christians to assure the presence of Christ Centered Health Care and Health Caring in the market place. Further we strongly believe, that the active practice of our faith, in daily life, in accordance with our Right of Individual Conscience and our Right to Religious Liberty must not be discriminated against in public policy, law, regulation or through government funding.
Euthanasia Prevention Coalition
The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition was established to prepare a well-informed, broadly based, network of groups and individuals who support measures that will create an effective social barrier to euthanasia and assisted suicide. Purpose: To preserve and enforce legal prohibitions and ethical guidelines prohibiting “mercy killing.” To increase public awareness of hospice/palliative care. To promote improvement in the quality and availability of hospice/palliative care, and effective methods of controlling pain and suffering.
Feminists for Life
Feminists For Life is a life affirming organization of men and women who support justice and equality, believe in equal rights regardless of gender, yet celebrate the differences especially that of a woman’s life-giving capacity. FLF … defends women’s rights and believe that they do not come at the expense of others, especially those of our own preborn children… believe in a woman’s right to control her body and she deserves this right no matter where she lives; even if she’s still living inside her mother’s womb … FFL proudly continues in the pro-life tradition of our feminist foremothers, who recognized abortion as the ultimate act of violence against women and children, and envisioned a better world for all humankind…a world in which abortion would be unthinkable.
Freedom to Care
A coalition of organizations that recognize the value of preserving life-honoring principles and historic American civil rights and freedoms in healthcare.
The Guiding Star Project
The Guiding Star Project is the next stage of the pro-woman & pro-life movement.Our goal is to create holistic, comprehensive centers nationwide that provide support for natural means of family planning, pregnancy support for planned and unplanned pregnancies, fertility care, childbirth, breastfeeding, and family life.
Hospice Patients Alliance
promotes quality hospice services whether a patient is enrolled in a licensed hospice or not, whether residing at home or in a facility. HPA protects the rights of patients, their families and caregivers, the bereaved and staff by providing information about the standards of care governing the health care provided, the services required to be provided by law, standard industry practices and how to obtain the very best hospice care available.
Human Life Alliance
Human Life Alliance is a pro-life organization dedicated to protecting human life from the moment of conception until natural death. HLA seeks to educate all people on life issues by … opposing euthanasia in all its forms, both active and passive, and fighting for the protection of all human life including the terminally ill, elderly, disabled and medically vulnerable. HLA has an excellent pamphlet available online entitled “Imposed Death.” Pro-life Healthcare Alliance is a program of Human Life Alliance. The
Human Life International
Human Life International is a Catholic apostolate seeking to respond to our calling as followers of Jesus Christ by building a Culture of Life and of Love around the world through education, outreach, advocacy, and service.
Human Life Matters
Human Life Matters is a pro-life blog that deals with Life issues surrounding abortion, euthanasia, assisted suicide, ethics pertaining to end of life care, and other bioethical issues. “If we accept the principle that universal human rights are worth embracing, then all human life must be included within this ideal. That’s what “universal” means. Human rights begin when human life begins and ends with life’s natural conclusion. Anything else is either ignorance or sophistry and bigotry.” — Mark Davis Pickup Mark is available to speak on many pro-life issues.
Illinois Right to Life
The primary mission of Illinois Right to Life is education on a wide variety of life issues. In defense of the right to life from fertilization until natural death, Illinois Right to Life provides information on the ethical considerations involved in abortion, in vitro fertilization, human cloning, embryonic stem cell research, genetic engineering, population control, end-of-life issues, euthanasia, assisted suicide, organ transplants, and other “quality of life” proposals.
Life Guardian Foundation
For very complete information on the dangers of organ transplantation procedures, the reality of what is involved and how to protect yourself or your loved ones from organ plundering. Life Guardians states that: “The mission of the Life Guardian Foundation is to educate the public that life of the human person is a gift. Respect is owed to every human person regardless of their state of health throughout their entire lifespan from conception until his or her natural end…. It is irreverent to address a human person with terms such as “brain dead,” “vegetative state,” “terminal condition,” and “imminent danger of death.” Such designations have been proposed and are actively used for the sole purpose of demeaning and shortening life, as well as to hasten the death of a human person.”
LifeTree’s mission is an educational effort to raise awareness about the need to protect life, from its earliest beginnings to natural death. The LifeTree website contains one of the most well-researched documentation of how the culture of death and euthanasia proponents have infiltrated healthcare, especially hospice and palliative care.
Life Matters Worldwide
Life Matters Worldwide has created the LIFT program, a ministry of compassionate care to people with chronic or terminal illnesses. It includes their loved ones, who are facing extraordinary pressures that can be physically, emotionally, and spiritually draining. What does that mean? Briefly, it means helping a person through the last days of his or her life, volunteering, helping with needed tasks at home and easing the burdens patients and family members may be facing.
Louisiana Right to Life Federation
Louisiana Right to Life Federation (LARTL) works through education and legislation to restore the right to life in Louisiana by opposing abortion, euthanasia, and other life destroying actions. Along with its local chapters, LARTL strives to educate all people in the truth about abortion and other life issues. We encourage the work of pregnancy care centers that offer real alternatives to abortion. LARTL promotes pro-life legislation at the State and Federal level and informs Louisianans on how their representatives stand for life.
National Association of Pro-life Nurses
NAPN’s mission statement is: “To promote a respect for every life from conception to natural death and to affirm that destroying that life for whatever reason and by whatever means has no place in good nursing practice.”
National Helpline for Abortion Recovery
The Mission of the National Helpline for Abortion Recovery is to help callers find healing after abortion by listening, assessing their needs, mailing resources, making referrals to local help centers and providing follow-up as needed.
National Office of Post-Abortion Reconciliation and Healing
The National Office of Post-Abortion Reconciliation and Healing networks researchers and psychotherapeutic professionals working in the field within the U.S. and abroad, consults on the formation of post-abortion support services within secular and religious settings including Project Rachel, provides training for care providers, maintains a national “800” referral line for those seeking assistance in reconciling an abortion experience, publishes the International Post-Abortion Support Services Directory, produces and vends audio, video, and printed materials, maintains an annotated book list, tracks support group models, and sponsors the Healing Vision conference at Marquette University. Healing Vision is the only international conference on abortion’s aftermath and its resolution.
Physicians For Compassionate Care
The PCCEF affirms an ethic based on the principle that all human life is inherently valuable and that the physician’s roles are to heal illness, alleviate suffering, and provide comfort for the sick and dying. PCCEF promotes compassionate care for severely ill patients without sanctioning or assisting their suicide.
Physicians for Life
Physicians for Life exists to draw attention to the issues of abortion, euthanasia, …. [and others].
Prenatal Partners for Life
Prenatal Partners for Life works to support, inform and encourage expectant or new parents. They offer support by connecting parents facing an adverse diagnosis with other parents who have had the same diagnosis. We have many resources such as adoption agencies with clients waiting to adopt and love a special needs child should a parent feel they could not care for them. PPL believes that each child is a special gift from God.
Project Rachel is the Catholic Church’s healing ministry to those who have been involved in abortion. Its name comes from Scripture and operates as a network of healing composed of specially-trained caregivers which may include priests, deacons, sisters, lay staff and volunteers, mental health professionals, spiritual directors, mentors, chaplains and others, such as medical personnel.
A listing of other pro-life organizations.
Pro-Life Wisconsin Education Task Force
Pro-Life Wisconsin Education Task Force proclaims the Gospel of Life through adult and student outreach and education. They transform the culture through their speakers bureau, pamphlets, website, workshops and their radio, TV, print ,billboard and electronic media campaigns. This ministry puts education into action with prayer , counseling, crisis pregnancy support, vigils, NFP and chastity promotion ,grassroots advocacy and medical decisions instruction and documents. With affiliates throughout the state, Pro-Life Wisconsin staff , board and volunteers assist and collaborate with churches ,schools,organizations and individuals across Wisconsin.
Rachel’s Vineyard, a ministry of Priests for Life, works to help heal those who have experienced abortion. They provide opportunities to examine your abortion experience, identify the ways that the loss has impacted you in the past and present, and helps to acknowledge any unresolved feelings that many individuals struggle with after abortion.
Scholl Institute of Bioethics
The Institute delineates principles to assist in making choices about life and death, with particular concern for the protection of weak and defenseless persons who cannot speak for themselves. As a research center, the Institute provides in-depth analysis of current bioethical questions. It prepares articles for both scholarly and popular publications. In addition, it offers a speaker’s bureau, provides educational materials, gives workshops and seminars.
Silent No More
Silent No More Awareness is a campaign whereby Christians make the public aware of the devastation abortion brings to women and men. The campaign seeks to expose and heal the secrecy and silence surrounding the emotional and physical pain of abortion.
Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network
The Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network works to continue to develop a network to help families protect their loved ones from a very aggressive anti-life agenda taking control of our nation.
Texas Right to Life
Texas Right to Life seeks to articulate and protect the Right to Life of defenseless human beings, born and unborn, through legal, peaceful, and prayerful means. This commitment is derived from a belief that each human being, from the moment of fertilization until natural death, has an immeasurable dignity and inalienable Right to Life. We protect and defend the rights of the unborn (including the nascent humans manufactured in laboratories), the disabled, the sick, the elderly, and the unloved in a world where the lack of respect for innocent human life has escalated to the point where we are all at risk.
Texas Right to Life is the oldest, largest, and only statewide organization focusing on the defense and protection of innocent human life. We seek due process of law and equal protection of the law for all human beings from the moment of fertilization (including those whose lives have been manufactured via science in laboratories) until natural death and without regard to their age or physical and mental competence. Texas Right to Life’s purpose is the furtherance and implementation of our view of human life through legal, peaceful, and prayerful means.
Topic: Resources on Abortion
There are many articles on various topics related to abortion that can be found here.
The Pro-life organizations listed above represent a wide range of involvement in defense of human life from conception to natural death. Pro-life Healthcare Alliance (PHA) cannot confirm that all positions taken by these organizations are in full agreement with the positions taken by PHA. Even so, PHA is confident that these organizations are productive in carrying forward the Pro-life cause.