Monday, October 3, 2022
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Friday, June 24, 2022
The day pro-lifers have been anticipating for 50 years
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 7:31 PM :: 1068 Views :: Life

SCOTUS Overturns Roe v. Wade

From Hawaii Family Forum, June 24, 2022

Good morning!

Today is the day that pro-lifers have been anticipating for 50 years. Finally, SCOTUS has reestablished justice and overturned the erroneous decision of Roe v. Wade with its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. 

The opinion is 213 pages long and we are still reviewing it.

This is a monumental victory for the pro-life movement, and it should be celebrated. We should take time to thank God for answering our prayers and bringing an end to the legal nightmare that was Roe. 

Unfortunately, in Hawaii, abortion will still be allowed in most circumstances. In fact, Hawaii decriminalized abortion even before Roe v. Wade in 1973. Hawaii state law establishes an affirmative right to abortion even now that Roe is overturned. But the battle is not over for us. It’s time for Hawaii to stand up for the most precious of all human life.

In over 20 states, robust protection for the unborn is now in effect. In some states, abortion is banned entirely. 

While this is a major victory, our work is far from done. The court has done its job, but it cannot do ours. We are simply entering a new phase of the fight for life. The “culture of death” that Roe fostered needs to be undone. 

Abortion needs to be more than just illegal, but unthinkable. Only through intentional discipleship will pro-lifers be able to transform hearts and minds so that life at every stage is protected for years to come. 

We need to practice radical love and compassion toward expecting mothers who are in difficult situations. Churches and their members need to offer help and hope to abortion-vulnerable women and men. We can donate to crisis pregnancy centers, give directly to mothers in need, or simply walk with those that are hurting. 

We must also speak the truth in love about the unborn and create a culture of deep care for all life. Debates surrounding this issue will become more intense, and we need to be equipped with the facts and prepared to defend the sanctity of life at all times. 

Because of this decision, many on the left will engage in abhorrent acts of violence, as they have already promised to do. We will face more persecution than ever before. Stand firm in the truth and remember that persecution can be a gift if we allow our suffering to be united with Christ’s. “Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account,” reads Matthew 5:11. 

Please pray that God continues to guide and strengthen the pro-life movement as we enter a new phase of the battle in Hawaii.

Please also keep the safety of our SCOTUS justices in your prayers.  Later on today, we will send out our regular eNews.

With joy,

Eva Andrade
President

Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

808 Silent Majority

ACA Signups Hawaii

Alliance Defending Freedom

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Astronomy Hawaii

Back da Blue Hawaii

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Better Hawaii

Broken Trust

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

ChinaTownWatch.com

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

DVids Hawaii

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Credit Union Watch

Hawaii Crop Improvement Association

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Family Advocates

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii Future Project

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii Legal News

Hawaii Legal Short-Term Rental Alliance

Hawaii Life Alliance

Hawaii March for Life 

Hawaii Matters

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

HIEC.Coop

HiFiCo

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

House Minority Blog

Imua TMT

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

July 4 in Hawaii

Kakaako Cares

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

NAMI Hawaii

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

Obookiah

OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

OurFutureHawaii.com

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

ReRoute the Rail

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Save Dillingham Airfield

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

Sink the Jones Act

Statehood for Guam

Talking Tax

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Trustee Akina KWO Columns

UCC Truths

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT