salute the Knights of Columbus
for their clear, truly Catholic
(and Christian), pro-life stand.
Likewise, it is vital for CFC-FFL
members, whose being pro-life
is an inherent element of their
identity, to commit to protect
life. This certainly includes
its political choices.
Baby's Heartbeat Prompts Pro-life
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, OCT. 2,
2008 (Zenit.org).- A Knights of
Columbus radio spot running in
many U.S. markets until the Nov.
4 elections encourages citizens
to listen to the heartbeat of
a 10-week-old unborn baby and
30-second spot is running in
more than a dozen states. The
ad features the sound of a baby's
heartbeat at 10 weeks, and the
voice of a woman saying, "Listening
to this makes me wonder: Why
would anyone question that her
life has begun?" It concludes
with the words, "Vote your
heart. Vote pro-life."
Knight Carl Anderson announced
the beginning of the ad campaign.
"The fact that the child
whose heartbeat we hear is alive
is simply a matter of science,"
he said. "We believe that
it is vital that America's pro-life
community make it clear that
they will reserve their votes
for candidates of either party
who are committed to protecting
life from conception to natural
similar ad is planned for broadcast
in Canada, where general elections
are set for Oct. 14.
"For to me life is Christ,
and death is gain." (Phil