Remember to vote pro-life Aug. 9.
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Aug. 8, 2016

Wisconsin's primary election Aug. 9

Don’t forget to vote in tomorrow’s fall primary election, Tuesday, Aug. 9. Let your pro-life voice be heard!

Please keep the following in mind as you vote:

The Wisconsin fall primary is a “closed” primary, meaning you can only vote for candidates in ONE party.

Near the top of your ballot, you’ll see the option to select a party. This selection ensures that your votes will only count in the party chosen.

Choosing a party serves as a safeguard, in case you accidentally select a candidate in another party.

If you choose to not select a party at the top of the ballot, and then cast votes for candidates in more than one party, your entire ballot will be invalidated.

Selecting a party does not limit you in the general election in November.

Please check in with voting officials at your polling place or the Government Accountablity Board if you have questions.

PLW Victory Fund PAC candidate endorsements

The Pro-Life Wisconsin Victory Fund political action committee has endorsed 29 candidates who are 100 percent pro-life and running for state office in the upcoming fall primary and general elections.

We are pleased to endorse candidates who recognize the personhood of the preborn baby and who hold the principled and compassionate “no-exceptions” pro-life philosophy. For a list of the Victory Fund’s endorsed candidates, please click here.

Pro-Life Minute 79 - Vote pro-life




Pro-Life Wisconsin State Director Dan Miller urges Wisconsinites to vote Tuesday.

Watch the video here.

See our endorsements here.

Political watch

Candidates on life


The Federalist: "The party of Hillary Clinton officially endorses unfettered killing of babies in the same earthly situation as Jesus. And they want to use my money to do that."

Life News: “On Hyde my position is the same I support the Hyde amendment,” Democrat VP candidate Tim Kaine said. “I haven’t changed that. As the vice president I have to get comfortable with the notion that I can have my personal views, but I’m going to support the president of the United States and I will.”

Right Wing Watch: "While the personhood movement has traditionally sat on the far-right fringes of the anti-abortion movement, in recent years Republican politicians like Mike Pence have brought the extremist cause into the GOP mainstream."

Pro-life news


The Capital Times: "The DHS' Office of the Inspector General found $63,813 in Medicaid overpayments at eight clinics throughout 2014. Those identified overpayments accounted for about 50 percent of total Medicaid payments."

Life News: "If science determined life began at conception, would Terri O’Neill, president of the National Organization for Women, still support abortion? "I don’t care. Of course, I would support abortion."

Refinery 29: "Good, moral women have abortions every day, and it’s my obligation as a physician and a person of faith to provide at least one counterpoint to the shameful feelings a woman has."

Christian Today: "A court in England allowed hospital officials to unplug a severely disabled 14-week-old baby from his ventilator and move him to a palliative care unit to die—all against the wishes of the young child's parents."
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In this issue:


Wisconsin's primary election
Pro-Life Minute 79
Political watch
Pro-life news

Read our blog


On Personal Speaking, staff open up about life issues.

State Director Dan Miller contrasts us with animals.

Communications Director Jade Hrdi tackles disordered suicidal thoughts.

Guest blog poster Adam Morris writes about life with his son.

Events


Sept. 9: Pro-Life Wisconsin's Living Life Run. See more details or sign up here.

Sept. 10: National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children. See details about a Green Bay event.

Sept. 20: Pro-Life Wisconsin open house

Oct. 22: Pro-Life Wisconsin Love for Life Gala

Check ProLifeWI.org and in the coming weeks for more information about all events.

Our mission


Pro-Life Wisconsin exists for a singular purpose: to restore and protect the inalienable right to life of all citizens of our state, whether born or preborn, young, old, disabled or terminally ill.

We affirm that the right to life exists at the moment of fertilization and extends until natural death; this truth being handed down by God and articulated in the Declaration of Independence.
 
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Affiliate activities


Pro-Life Wisconsin-Washburn County holds a Rosary for life at St. Francis de Sales Church, 409 N. Summit St., Spooner, at 12:15 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month. For information, call Samantha (715) 416-1710.
 
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Announcements


The Chesterton Academy of Milwaukee will host a discussion on and viewing of the Perseid meteor shower Friday, Aug. 12 from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. on the Holy Hill grounds at St. Mary's of the Hill. A telescope isn't needed to view the meteors. Bring a lawn chair and dress warmly.
 
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