Endorsements

The Central Texas Coalition for Life has received a great response from hundreds of volunteers in the local community, as well as numerous organizations, elected officials, churches, and others.

Below is a partial list of those lending their support to this life-saving cause:

Churches:
Roman Catholic Diocese of Austin
Hope Chapel
New Hope Wesleyan Church
Northwest Fellowship Church
St. Andrew Anglican
Redeemer Presbyterian
Anderson Mill Baptist
Glad Tidings
Bannockburn Baptist
Victory Christian Center
First Baptist Oak Hill
Austin Brethren
Gateway Hill Country
Ebenezer Family Church
Oak Meadow Baptist
River in the Hills
St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox
Christ Presbyterian Church
All Saints Presbyterian Church
North Gabriel Christian Assembly
Williamson County Cowboy Church
Fellowship Liberty Hill

Legislators:
Governor Rick Perry
U.S. Senator John Cornyn
State Senator Steve Ogden
State Senator Dan Patrick
State Representative Phil King
State Representative Tan Parker
State Representative Charlie Howard
State Representative Dora Olivo
Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst
State Representative Larry Gonzales
Brian Matthews
Senator Donna Campbell
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz
Texas Gubernatorial Candidate Lisa Fritsch

Organizations:
Texas Alliance for Life
Texas Values

Texas Right to Life
Catholic 20-Somethings
Catholic Longhorns for Life
Texas Students for Life
Students for Life of America

Pro-life Hilltoppers
Young Conservatives of Texas
UT College Republicans
Anglicans for Life
New Wave Feminists – Austin Chapter
Flores Mexican Restaurant
599 Design

SundaysChildSnapshots.com
Captured Moments Productions

KBO Consulting

Media:
Relevant Radio, KIXL, 970 AM
The Bridge 1120AM
Austin Catholic New Media
JCI Live Austin
Heroic Media

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What They’re Saying

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“I wholeheartedly support this organization because they are truly making a positive difference!”
-Dr. Joe Pojman, Texas Alliance for Life

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“If anyone expects anger, rage or condemnation from these advocates, you can forget about it….When women seeking abortions do come up to them, they have trained counselors who provide them information about options [other than] abortions in a non-confrontational way.”
(Texas Republic News, 40 Days for Life, James Aalan Bernsen, 9/23/09)

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“The Austin [40 Days for Life] effort has drawn participants and volunteers from many local churches of diverse denominations, including individuals from non-Christian faiths.”
(Austin Church Activism Examiner, ’40 Days for Life’ protests Austin abortion clinics, Jacob Harrison, 9/29/09)

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“They’ve done an excellent job organizing the 2 campaigns Austin has had so far, and a terrific job getting media coverage of these events (pro-lifers know it is not easy to get the media to cover our events).”
(Deirdre Cooper, Per Crucem ad Lucem Blog, Accessed 10/24/09)

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“40 Days for Life is a wonderful vehicle for both a spiritual and civil response to the growing Culture of Death…. Know that my prayers are with you and the others who are making the 40 Days for Life Campaign in Austin a reality.”
(Bishop Rene H. Gracida, Bishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, Email Accessed 3/9/09)

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“I’m excited for what you’re doing… Don’t ever be discouraged. Don’t ever be defeated. Thank you all very much for what you do. I’m standing with you.”
(State. Sen. Dan Patrick, 40 Days for Life Austin Reception, 2/18/09)

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“You’re out there performing a very serious function… I would just encourage you to look at the next 40 days as being a life-changing event.”
(State Rep. Phil King, 40 Days for Life Austin Reception, 2/18/09)

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“The tremendous number of young people is what gets me so excited… The whole premise behind 40 Days for Life—the fact that it is not just physically taking action…but it’s going to be all about prayer—I think summarizes our movement and why we are so different…”
(State Rep. Tan Parker, 40 Days for Life Austin Reception, 2/18/09)