Friday, January 21, 2011
January 22nd marks the unfortunate anniversary of Roe v. Wade in this country. Many walks throughout the country will take place this weekend, with the main March taking place on Monday in Washington D.C.
Thankfully, Americans (especially younger Americans) are becoming more pro-life. Much of that is due to greater education about development in the womb. It is much harder to think of a fetus as "just a piece of tissue" when you realize that it has a heartbeat and arms and legs.
18 days A baby's heart begins to beat
43 days Brain coordinates movements
8 weeks All organs are functioning
9 weeks Has permanent, individual fingerprints
10 weeks Sense of touch (comfort/pain)
12 weeks A baby can smile, suck his/her thumb and make a fist
Adoption: Over 2 million couple wait to adopt - and that includes children of all races and those with special needs.
Pro-Life Billboards works to educate people about development in the womb as well as providing a number pregnant women can call for help.
Please visit their website at www.prolifeacrossamerica.org