Tuesday, April 14, 2009

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Welcome to Freedom2Care!
You have a vitally important opportunity to immediately send a message to prevent a critical loss of access to healthcare professionals who are being systematically pressured to violate ethical standards. Here's what's been happening:

In August 2008, the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) took long-overdue action to address a growing crisis of abortion-related discrimination that could force thousands of conscientious healthcare professionals out of medicine. After several months of public comment on its proposed regulation, in December 2008 HHS finalized a regulation that made clear the protections offered by three civil rights laws passed by Congress with bipartisan support.
The civil rights laws declare that American tax dollars will not fund programs in which healthcare professionals are fired, penalized or otherwise subjected to discrimination because of their ethical stance related to abortion and other morally controversial issues.

However, in March 2009, following protests from abortion special interest groups, the new administration officially declared plans to rescind--get rid of--the conscience-protecting regulation. By the April 9, 2009 deadline for public comments, nearly 50,000 healthcare professionals and patients sent a message to HHS through Freedom2Care to protect conscience rights.

Now it's time to let the President know he must not follow through on his plans to get rid of the conscience protection regulation.


Freedom2Care press conference features new polling data, testimonials of discrimination

Freedom2Care held a national press conference at the National Press Building in Washington, DC at 10 a.m. on April 8th. The Press Conference 090408 page features materials released at the press conference. Included on this page are a summary of two new national polls, speaker bios and statements, and letters to President Obama and other political figures.

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Visit the Contact My Leaders page for guidance on a personal visit, phone call or written communication with your legislators.

To Learn More about Conscience in Health Care

Use the Learn and Newsroom tabs above (just below the flag logo) to:

Read the latest news, videos and more.
Read the conscience-protecting regulation and the notice of the plan to rescind it
Read answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Request a talking points document to use in defending conscience rights

What is Freedom2Care?

The Freedom2Care Coalition is an ad hoc coalition organized by the Christian Medical Association to defend the conscience rights of health care professionals and students.

Our mission is to protect and advance the free exercise of conscience rights in health care, thereby protecting patients and upholding American ideals and law. The Freedom2Care Coalition aims to immediately protect the new federal HHS "provider conscience" regulation, and to continue to educate and persuade the public, policy makers and the medical community regarding conscience rights.

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RED Envelopes Flood White House

For you Information, Thank you for all your Prayers and Help. Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- A White House mailroom staffer has confirmed that nearly 2.5 million red envelopes have made their way to President Barack Obama to protest his pro-abortion record. The staff member says the campaign is one of the largest efforts he can recall in his 35 years working at the White House.

The mailroom worker, identified in a WorldNetDaily interview as Steve, helps oversee the mail destined for the president.

Asked if he had seen a deluge of red envelopes in recent weeks, Steve responded: "Uh, yes. Believe me, they made it here."

"Quite frankly, there was definitely a deluge of mail coming through," he laughed. "I had to handle them all."

Though President Obama is in Europe on a foreign trip, the White House worker said the Obama administration has noticed the flood of red envelopes against abortion.

"I've been here 35 years, so I've seen presidents come and go," he told WND. "This campaign ranks up there with the big ones."

Inspired during a prayer, Massachusetts resident Christ Otto came up with the idea of sending red envelopes to President Barack Obama to protest his pro-abortion policies.

As he told LifeNews.com back in February, what started out as an email request to 120 of his ministry friends and supporters turned into a nationwide phenomenon that saw others ask pro-life advocates to coordinate sending their red envelopes to Obama this week.

"We are trying to change the president's heart," Otto says. "This is a message to a man that God hears the cry of innocent blood. It is not a political stunt, although I hope it changes policy in Washington."

"If the capital is flooded with so many letters that no one can deny it, I am hoping the image will be burned into Barack Obama's mind that this is about human blood, and that he lies awake at night until he cannot resist doing something about it," he continued.

A Texas man named Brian Potter set March 31 as the date for sending the red envelopes and that coordination appeared evident in the comments from the White House mailroom employee.

Several web sites have been set up in support of the project and the people who have responded saying they sent or will send envelopes has reached over 1.5 million, though not everyone has registered with the web sites.

"For me, this has been a living parable of my philosophy of life and ministry, : 'Listen to the Lord, and do what He tells you,'" Otto tells LifeNews.com. "I was not expecting such a dramatic outcome."

Related web sites:
Red Envelope Project - http://www.redenvelopeproject.org
Send a Red Envelope - http://SendARedEnvelope.org
Red Envelopes for Life - http://RedEnvelopesForLife.org

Thursday, April 2, 2009


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Life is so precious, and we seem to have lost that idea here in our country, and the Lord spoke to my heart sharing that each person is created for a special mission, and each name is given to us by God, he knew us before we were born Jermiah 1:5 A Pro-life song with a message of the beauty of names and mission

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