Air Date: July 09, 2015
Host : Jim Schneider
Guest: Troy Newman
Troy Newman is the president of Operation Rescue, one of the leading pro-life Christian activist organizations in the nation. Troy has actively worked on behalf of the pre-born for over 20 years. He continues as an innovator of ideas to close abortion clinics and garner criminal prosecutions for abortionists from coast to coast. He is the author of two books, ‘Their Blood Cries Out!’ and ‘Abortion Free: Your Manual for Building a Pro-Life America One Community at a Time’ which he co-authored with Cheryl Sullenger.
While some people may think that the American Constitution was trampled with the latest decision regarding so-called homosexual marriage, Troy pointed out that it was trampled years ago in 1973 with the Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions. It was decided at that time that you can kill an innocent baby without any sort of trial from the moment of conception all the way to his/her birthday. From that day until today over 58 million children have died.
Jim then asked Troy that when he talks about becoming abortion free, is his desire to get the Supreme Court to reverse its decision, to do away with abortions legislatively, does he see us becoming abortion free due to societal change or does he plan on going back to the roots of Operation Rescue with mass civil disobedience arrests at abortion clinics? Troy’s response was, ‘…yes, all of the above and no, none of the above.’
What did he mean? He noted that electing a pro-life congress, president and nominating pro-life Supreme Court justices, while still a good plan to pursue, hasn’t worked to overturn Roe v. Wade. He believes that the Supreme Court won’t overrule itself on abortion until the day after the last abortion clinic closes. In other words, while abortion is a national issue, when you realize that it’s also a local issue, closing individual clinics has been very effective at helping bring about great change.
The proof is in the statistics. Over 70% of all the nation’s abortion clinics have closed. Overall, clinics are closing faster than they can open. The number of children killed has been reduced by about 600,000 per year. In addition, pregnancy counseling centers now outnumber abortion clinics 5 to 1.
How is this accomplished? Troy outlined some things listeners can do including:
–Learning how to research your local abortionist.
–The effectiveness of undercover phone calls to abortion clinics.
–What ‘license look-up’ can uncover.
In other words, just like Operation Rescue, you can bring peaceful, non-violent, prayerful pressure on the community to have nothing to do with abortion clinics.
To obtain a copy of ‘Abortion Free: Your Manual for Building a Pro-Life America One Community at a Time’ go to www.wnd.com or www.operationrescue.org.