Last February, Dr. William Lile presented testimony to the Florida Legislature as it took up consideration of a proposed legislation regarding new limits on abortion. The law was ultimately passed and Governor Ron DeSantis signed the legislation last July.
In obstetrics, few medical technological advancements have been as transformative and awe-inspiring as the development of ultrasound technology.
The fundamental purpose of abortion is a direct affront to God – it is aimed at destroying His image and likeness.
Ultimately, members of the pro-life were attacked, with two receiving injuries. Two people were ultimately arrested for assault.
Fortress, sanctuary, refuge – these words evoke images of safety and protection, as they should. With Christmas in our recent memories, we recall Joseph and Mary, exhausted, cold, and far from home, looking for a safe place for the Christ Child to be born and think fondly of the humble stable that was chosen for this miracle.
In stark contrast, California’s Governor Gavin Newsom employed the word sanctuary in an entirely different and odd manner. He recently declared that California would be a “sanctuary state,” but his use of this word is striking considering what he is offering.
Life is beautiful. It is a free gift from our Creator, and it is full of infinite possibilities. We can all rejoice at this gift. Anyone who has witnessed a birth can attest to the overwhelming emotions that are present at this moment. Gratitude and awe are mixed with joy and tears, hope and love.