Welcome to the Friday Five! Every Friday we share our top five articles, stories, and quotes for you to read and share with your friends and church families.
1. EVENT: March for Life begins on Friday at noon.
Even if you are not able to attend the 44th Annual march for Life, your voice is still important! Here are a few things you can do to show your support.
2. President Trump signed an executive order to defund International Planned Parenthood.
"The Executive Memorandum to reinstate the Mexico City Policy stops taxpayer funding of groups that perform and promote abortions overseas but does not stop non-abortion international assistance. The order ensures U.S. foreign aid will continue to go to health care and humanitarian relief in the millions of dollars. It just will not subsidize abortion overseas." (Read here)
3. House votes to make the Hyde amendment's ban on taxpayer funding of abortions permanent.
"The legislation combines several policies that must be enacted every year in Congressional battles and puts them into law where they will not be in jeopardy of being overturned every time Congress changes hands from pro-life lawmakers to those who support abortions.
This bill would permanently prohibit taxpayer dollars from being used to pay for abortions in Obamacare health plans starting the next plan year. This bill also protects Americans of conscience by requiring the full disclosure of abortion coverage in Obamacare plans so people can make informed decisions about their healthcare plans right now." (Read more)
4. ACTION: Want to defund Planned Parenthood in the US?
Add your name to our petition calling for Congress to defund Planned Parenthood, and click below to email, call, or tweet your federal representatives and encourage them to Defund Planned Parenthood NOW! (Read more)
5. VIDEO: "We don't offer prenatal care at Planned Parenthood."
Is Planned Parenthood lying about the so-called "health services" they offer women? Live Action investigated and found that the abortion giant DOES NOT help women who want to keep their babies. We contacted all 41 affiliates where undercover recording is permitted by state law.