The Alvarez Family Story Sylvia and
Serena Alvarez share the inspiring story of Deacon Sal Alvarez--how he fought
for justice throughout his life, working for farmers' rights, advocating for
access to health care for Latinos, and, near the end of his life, fighting
against assisted suicide. They invite viewers to join them in continuing his
fight for access to authentic health care, and against assisted suicide.
Cecelia's Story Cecilia
Soñé, a nurse practitioner, says that legalizing assisted suicide sends the
false message that some lives are worth caring for and others are not. Watch to
learn how she went into medicine to help heal patients, not to help kill them!
Luke's Story You
don't discourage suicide by assisting suicide. "Every suicide is tragic
– whether you're old or young, healthy or sick, your life is worth
living," says Luke Maxwell, 19, who survived an attempt to take his own
John's Story: Beyond Independence Born
without arms, John Foppe speaks to a way of life beyond independence,
namely inter-dependence: Together we are more. Assisted suicide sells
everyone short, so in times of illness or disability, he encourages us
to "step into life!"
Jeanette's Story: 15 Years Later
In 2000, when Oregon resident Jeanette Hall had less than a year to
live, she asked her cancer doctor for the pills to commit suicide. Dr.
Kenneth Stevens got to know her better and inspired her to consider
treatment. The tumor just "melted away" and now -- 15 years later --
Jeanette says, "It's great to be alive!"
Maggie's Story Maggie Karner was diagnosed with brain cancer and strongly opposed assisted suicide, even until her passing in September 2015. Watch this strong woman share her powerful story of hope and courage.
#StandWithNurses: Sandra's Story After decades of faithful service to children and families, Illinois pediatrics nurse, Sandra Mendoza, lost her county health department job when she objected to participating in abortion. It's time to #StandWithNurses for their conscience rights! (00:01:00)
Stand with Cathy for Conscience Rights Cathy
Cenzon-DeCarlo, RN, was forced by her employer to participate in a
late-term abortion against her deeply-held pro-life beliefs – a major
violation of her conscience rights. (00:1:32)
Made for Life The union of husband and wife is the awesome call to participate with God in the incredible adventure of creating a new human being, welcoming that child into the world, and forming him or her on the cornerstone of marriage. For more information, go to www.marriageuniqueforareason.org. (00:10:07)