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Our Mission: Founded in 1973, Delaware Right to Life is the largest and most active pro-life organization in the state. Our mission is to defend innocent human life from conception to natural death. We seek to return legal protection to the unborn and to guard the sanctity of life of all those threatened by the culture of death, whether by abortion, withholding of care, or euthanasia. Education is the focus of our outreach.
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A Delaware Right to Life Chapter is actively involved in Kent County.
If you are interested in forming a Chapter in Sussex or New Castle Counties, please contact us at email@example.com or use the form below.
TO MARK THE TRAGIC ROE V. WADE ANNIVERSARY
Wilmington March — January 22, 2021
Sussex County Life Chain — January 22, 2021
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D.C. March for Life — January 29, 2021 – VIRTUAL EVENT ONLY
Public cannot attend D. C. event for governmental security reasons
Wilmington March for Life 2020 walking past our billboard at Planned Parenthood
Wilmington March for Life 2021 — January 22, 2021
Can’t make it to Washington, D.C. for the March for Life? Come to the annual Wilmington March for Life on Friday, January 22! As we have for over a decade, we will meet at Rodney Square at NOON before processing through the city to Planned Parenthood where we do a “Jericho March” around the block three times, then return to Rodney Square. Signs provided, or bring your own! We march for the ALL the babies, from Delaware and the nation, who died and continue to be threatened by abortion.
Delaware has two very active Planned Parenthood clinics where abortions are performed; they also occur at Christiana Hospital. Delaware’s death toll (for 2018) is 1,740 abortions reported, approximately 20% of all pregnancies, making it a most dangerous state for the unborn child.
Life Chain in Sussex County — January 22, 2021
On January 22, St. Ann’s pro-life committee is scheduling a Life Chain in Bethany Beach from 1-3 pm. Meet at the corner of Rt. 26 and Highway 1 at the Bethany Beach Park. We will be standing 10 feet apart along both sides of Highway 1 praying to end abortion.
Signs will be provided and parking is along Pennsylvania Ave. The blood of over 60 million babies cries out from the land. We can take a stand against this atrocity. Come for whatever time you can give. The Lord bless each of you.
Please join us in solidarity with the unborn, who have NO choice, NO voice. Walk with us for LIFE on January 22.
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HELP US COLLECT 3,000 SIGNATURES TO DEFEAT HB 140!
PETITION TO THE DELAWARE LEGISLATURE
We in the community oppose HB 140, the “The Ron Silverio/Heather Block End of Life Options Law” for the primary reasons that it abandons persons in their moment of need and isolates them from family and trusted physicians. The bill, both lethal and unnecessary, acts to impose assisted suicide on the citizens of Delaware and compromises the integrity of the state’s health care system. It seeks to kill, rather than care.
This dangerous legislation is part of a larger national agenda through Compassion and Choices (formerly aka The Hemlock Society) to normalize assisted suicide in as many states as possible. It is opposed by leading medical communities, including the Delaware Medical Society, which calls it “fundamentally inconsistent with our role as physicians and healers.” Its safeguards, as written, are unable to be policed and open the door to not only substandard care for patients, but corruption of our medical and legal systems.
Delaware citizens facing a terminal diagnosis and who may yet have years to live, deserve our support, love and care. We urge the legislature and the governor to reject assisted suicide, physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia, as enshrined in HB 140.
PETITION TO THE DELAWARE LEGISLATURE
Please fill out the form below. We will present your objection to HB 140 to the legislature and the governor.
OPPOSE HB 140, a bill that would legalize Assisted Suicide in Delaware!
Rep. Paul Baumbach of Newark is pushing HB 140, the so-called “Ron Silverio/Heather Block End of Life Options Law,” he is co-sponsoring. Driven by a nationwide effort funded by Compassion and Choices (formerly the Hemlock Society), he and his supporters aim to allow doctors to prescribe deadly drugs to terminally ill patients wishing to kill themselves. Formerly called “Aid in Dying,” “Death with Dignity,” and “Physician-Assisted Suicide,” the new version has been purged of all references to death, dying, and suicide, but its malicious content has not changed.
The bill needs to be opposed on many levels:
- It violates God’s law, “Do not kill,” by allowing fallible humans to take life away.
- It violates the physician’s Hippocratic oath to “first, do no harm” and turns doctors into
- It fails to focus on pain management and the physical, psychological, and spiritual
needs of the patient, aiming to eliminate suffering by eliminating the patient.
- It lacks safeguards against abuse, coercion, and corruption of the health care system
by: allowing unsupervised lethal drugs in the home, providing immunity to all involved in
the killing of the patient, and opening the door to unscrupulous intent.
- It fails to consider mental health, specifically depression, when evaluating a patient.
- It opens the possibility of abuse in targeting vulnerable populations for death instead of
care: the elderly, disabled, and depressed.
- It leads to an overall rise in suicide rates.
- It is opposed by the Delaware Medical Society and several hospice organizations, who
call it “fundamentally inconsistent with our role as physicians and healers.”
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So many women who aborted say later, “IF ONLY someone had been outside, I wouldn’t have done it.” Our presence on the sidewalks outside Planned Parenthood is crucial and may be the difference between life and death. We counsel, offer support, and witness to the humanity of the unborn. The walk towards an abortion clinic is the last chance for so many women to change their minds and start over. PLEASE JOIN US at these locations and times:
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