Friday, August 27, 2010
Last night, Governor Palin spoke in Jacksonville, FL at a fundraiser for Heroic Media, a faith-based pro-life group. Thursday, of course, was Women's Equality Day, which I addressed here.
Governor Palin's own experience walking the walk is a testimony of strength and courage and is one reason so many women respect her--and also the reason so many Leftists despise her. Those in the room last night were obviously inspired by the Governor's life story. Deirdre Conner shares:
Heroic Media, a faith-based group, is dedicated to buying ad space on television, websites and billboards to encourage women not to abort their babies.
Mark Nelson, the Florida director for the group, said it is aiming to raise about $150,000 to buy ad spots over a 10-week period in Jacksonville. The group said on Thursday that it has raised about $50,000 toward that effort.
Palin said that after her experience learning that her son, Trig, who was born with Down syndrome - as well as her daughter Bristol's unplanned pregnancy - gave her better insight into what women go through when having a baby under "less than ideal circumstances." And, the former Alaska governor said, it deepened her belief that activism is needed to let women know that they are capable of motherhood, no matter what the challenges.
Concerning faux women's groups that are more interested in a woman's "right" to abort her child than truly empowering that woman or that child, the Governor asked:
How about protecting our littlest sisters in the womb on equality day?"
Read the full article here.