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Congressman Good today introduced a Resolution to recognize November 7, 2022, as the start of National Pregnancy Center Week. Congressman Good also introduced a resolution in 2021 as part of an effort to rally annual support and recognition for the important work of pregnancy centers across the United States.

“This is an historic year to call attention to the life-saving work conducted by the many pregnancy centers across the United States. Thankfully, after nearly half a century the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade was finally made by five courageous justices. As the real work of fighting to protect every human life begins, now more than ever, our pregnancy centers will be called upon to aid women and families facing unexpected circumstances. I am proud to support them in their efforts,” said Congressman Good. 

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The resolution led by Congressman Bob Good (R-VA) in the House and by Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) in the Senate, is supported by March for Life, Heartbeat International, CatholicVote, Family Research Council, SBA Pro-Life America, Heritage Action, and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

“Over 2,700 pregnancy centers across the country lovingly provide hope, encouragement, and vital medical and material support for women and families,” said Hon. Marilyn Musgrave, SBA Pro-Life America’s vice president of government affairs. “We commend Senator Lee and Congressman Good for highlighting the important work these nonprofits do by recognizing ’National Pregnancy Center Week.’ We hope all of Congress will join them, and we thank them for their continued courage and commitment to protecting unborn children and mothers.”

“Pregnancy Resource Centers (PRCs) perform lifesaving and life-changing work across our nation every day, providing free resources and compassionate support to women and families in need. In this post-Roe era, such work should be applauded. Instead, these centers are being targeted by the far left with an increasing number of attacks involving violence and vandalism, and they are the subject of a harmful misinformation campaign. We are grateful to Senator Mike Lee and Representative Bob Good for introducing this timely resolution heralding the heroic and transformative contributions of Pregnancy Resource Centers.” – Jeanne F. Mancini, President of March for Life.

“For decades pregnancy resource centers have disproven the lie that those who are pro-life only care for the unborn. In every state these centers greatly outnumber the abortion mills – all while offering guidance, shelter and much needed support to parents and children. PRCs are the very powerful heart of the pro-life movement, which is why Democrats and their allies target them with violence and threats.” – Tom McClusky, Director of Government Affairs, CatholicVote.

“Each year, thousands of women find themselves unexpectedly pregnant with no one to turn to.  Pregnancy resource centers (PRC) provide vital support for these women offering free ultrasounds, STD testing, parenting classes, post-abortion support, diapers, baby clothes, and most importantly a loving, listening friend. From the moment a woman enters a PRC, she is surrounded with compassion, support, and care. The work of these centers changes the lives of many women and saves the lives of countless children. Now that state laws protecting life in the womb are going into effect, the work of PRCs supporting moms and their babies is more important than ever. Many more moms will experience the gift of life—and PRCs will be right there to help them every step of the way. Family Research Council is proud to support PRCs across the country and is grateful to Sen. Lee and Rep. Good for their resolution calling for national recognition of this heroic work.” – Mary Szoch, Director of the Center for Human Dignity, Family Research Council.

“We thank Representative Good and Senator Lee for celebrating the vital work that pregnancy help centers do every day. As we have entered into a post-Roe world, the work of these centers is all the more important as they walk alongside families throughout the pregnancy and beyond, blessing them with pregnancy tests, emotional support, ultrasounds, parenting classes, and so much more at no cost. We at Heartbeat International are proud to partner with pregnancy help centers as they offer true compassion and support so that a woman never feels alone, coerced, or so hopeless that she ends her child’s life through abortion.” – Heartbeat International.

Co-sponsors (26): Brian Babin (R-TX), Lauren Boebert (R-CO), Don Bacon (R-NE), Andrew Clyde (R-GA), Buddy Carter (R-GA), Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), Doug LaMalfa (R-CA), Mary Miller (R-IL), Rob Wittman (R-VA), Jody Hice (R-GA), Randy Weber (R-TX), Jeff Duncan (R-SC), Matt Rosendale (R-MT), Robert Aderholt (R-AL), Ralph Norman (R-SC), Tracey Mann (R-KS), Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Doug Lamborn (R-CO), Barry Moore (R-AL), Madison Cawthorn (R-NC), Darrell Issa (R-CA), Steven Palazzo (R-MS), Morgan Griffith (R-VA), Mark Green (R-TN), Dan Bishop (R-NC), Mayra Flores (R-TX).

Author: Press Release

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