“After all of the bitter cultural and political battles of the past year, many are calling for peace and reconciliation in our society,” observed Eric Scheidler, executive director of the Pro-Life Action League. “But we will never truly have peace as long as unborn children are not even safe in their mother’s wombs.” That’s why Scheidler is calling for pro-life advocates to gather outside of abortion facilities across America on December 17 to sing Christmas carols. The Pro-Life Action League’s nationwide “Peace in the Womb” Caroling Day brings the Christmas message of peace and joy to the darkness of abortion clinics.
Peace in the Womb caroling events take place in 60 cities across 28 states, with multiple events and locations in metro areas like Chicago, Lansing, Philadelphia, San Bernardino and Washington, DC. This marks the thirteenth year that the Pro-Life Action League has coordinated caroling outside of abortion clinics.
“We gather to sing carols, reminding abortion-bound mothers that the salvation of the world came through an unplanned pregnancy. It’s particularly sad to think of someone getting an abortion during the Christmas season. We want to offer hope, help and alternatives to assist women in choosing life for their children,” Scheidler added.
“Christmas is a time of reconciliation,” remarked Scheidler. “Jesus was born to reconcile the world to Himself, and it is our hope that every mother will be reconciled to her unborn child, no matter how difficult the circumstances. And we’ll be there to offer whatever help we can.”
Scheidler recalls a particular incident that happened in Chicago, “We were singing ‘Silent Night’ outside of an abortion clinic when a young woman came out, approached one of our carolers, and said that our singing made her think about Mary and Baby Jesus and she just couldn’t go through with her abortion.” He marks that as a Christmas miracle and more than enough reason to continue this seasonal outreach.
Details on “Peace in the Womb” Christmas Caroling events nationwide are available at https://prolifeaction.org/event/caroling2016/.