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  1. 2011 figures 1a 208,553 babies died by abortion (UK) 17000 each month 4000 each week 600 every day 98% “social abortions” 36% repeat abortions 76 had already had at least 7 abortions

  2. 2011 figures 1a 208,553 babies died by abortion (UK) 17000 each month 4000 each week 600 every day 98% “social abortions” 36% repeat abortions 76 had already had at least 7 abortions

  3. 2011 figures 1b Pray that our nation would understand the horror of these statistics and that the Lord would bring us to repentance so that He might heal us. Pray that the Lord would turn the hearts of politicians to see an end to abortion.

  4. 2011 figures 1b Pray that our nation would understand the horror of these statistics and that the Lord would bring us to repentance so that He might heal us. Pray that the Lord would turn the hearts of politicians to see an end to abortion.

  5. The disabled 2a Over 90% of all babies found to have Down’s syndrome before birth are now aborted. Concern that mothers of Down’s syndrome babies may be coerced into having an abortion. In a survey virtually all the parents reported that their severely disabled child had enriched their lives.

  6. The disabled 2a Over 90% of all babies found to have Down’s syndrome before birth are now aborted. Concern that mothers of Down’s syndrome babies may be coerced into having an abortion. In a survey virtually all the parents reported that their severely disabled child had enriched their lives.

  7. The disabled 2b Pray for parents who are given the news that their unborn child is disabled. Pray for wisdom for those professionals who offer advice Pray that the parents of disabled children will receive the support that they need. Pray that they will be given grace and love to bring up and enjoy their children. Thank God for the many people with physical or mental disability who live happy and fulfilled lives.

  8. The disabled 2b Pray for parents who are given the news that their unborn child is disabled. Pray for wisdom for those professionals who offer advice Pray that the parents of disabled children will receive the support that they need. Pray that they will be given grace and love to bring up and enjoy their children. Thank God for the many people with physical or mental disability who live happy and fulfilled lives.

  9. When does human life really matter? 3a New report rejects birth as a relevant dividing line and claims, “because abortion is allowed then infanticide should be allowed.” “In Christian thought, the dignity of human beings resides , not in what you can do, but in what you are, by creation.”

  10. When does human life really matter? 3a New report rejects birth as a relevant dividing line and claims, “because abortion is allowed then infanticide should be allowed.” “In Christian thought, the dignity of human beings resides , not in what you can do, but in what you are, by creation.”

  11. When does human life really matter? 3b Pray that the natural aversion that most people have to infanticide would lead to an understanding that if infanticide is wrong then abortion must also be wrong. Pray that there would be a greater understanding of the value of human life from conception.

  12. When does human life really matter? 3b Pray that the natural aversion that most people have to infanticide would lead to an understanding that if infanticide is wrong then abortion must also be wrong. Pray that there would be a greater understanding of the value of human life from conception.

  13. Visual evidence 4a The notion that abortion was simply the removal of unwanted tissue rather than the taking of human life has become harder to sustain because of Ultrasound scans Videos of human development in the womb

  14. Visual evidence 4a The notion that abortion was simply the removal of unwanted tissue rather than the taking of human life has become harder to sustain because of Ultrasound scans Videos of human development in the womb

  15. Visual evidence 4b Pray that ultra-sound scans and videos showing human development would lead people to understand that abortion is the taking of human life. Pray that those who rationalize away the evil of killing unborn children would come to understand that the sanctity of human life is paramount.

  16. Visual evidence 4b Pray that ultra-sound scans and videos showing human development would lead people to understand that abortion is the taking of human life. Pray that those who rationalize away the evil of killing unborn children would come to understand that the sanctity of human life is paramount.

  17. Christians and the Church 5a Parts of the Church and many Christians have been tireless in opposing abortion. But many Christians still have woolly thinking over abortion. Some church leaders are reluctant to teach on matters which may cause upset.

  18. Christians and the Church 5a Parts of the Church and many Christians have been tireless in opposing abortion. But many Christians still have woolly thinking over abortion. Some church leaders are reluctant to teach on matters which may cause upset.

  19. Christians and the Church 5b Thank God for Christian leaders who speak out against abortion. Pray that the Holy Spirit would cause those who avoid this life issue to be shaken out of apathy. Pray for “woolly Christians” that teaching and the work of the Holy Spirit would help them come to a better understanding. Pray for Church leaders to be inspired in their teaching to lead their flock away from conformity to this world.

  20. Christians and the Church 5b Thank God for Christian leaders who speak out against abortion. Pray that the Holy Spirit would cause those who avoid this life issue to be shaken out of apathy. Pray for “woolly Christians” that teaching and the work of the Holy Spirit would help them come to a better understanding. Pray for Church leaders to be inspired in their teaching to lead their flock away from conformity to this world.

  21. Advertising abortion 6a May 2010 – TV commercial allowed because Marie Stopes was a “non-profit making organization” The Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice (BCAP) has now decided to allow commercial abortion providers to advertise on television.

  22. Advertising abortion 6a May 2010 – TV commercial allowed because Marie Stopes was a “non-profit making organization” The Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice (BCAP) has now decided to allow commercial abortion providers to advertise on television.

  23. Advertising abortion 6b Pray that BCAP would reconsider their position and prevent further advertisements. Pray that vulnerable young women would not be drawn into having an abortion as a result of advertising.

  24. Advertising abortion 6b Pray that BCAP would reconsider their position and prevent further advertisements. Pray that vulnerable young women would not be drawn into having an abortion as a result of advertising.

  25. Health professionals 7a Concern that they may be forced to partake in the culture of death. Concern about attempts to stifle debate.

  26. Health professionals 7a Concern that they may be forced to partake in the culture of death. Concern about attempts to stifle debate.

  27. Health professionals 7b Pray for those in health professions who do not wish to take life; that the Lord would strengthen them and give them wisdom. Pray that the law would protect health professionals from being coerced into being involved in taking life. Pray that the arguments against abortion would not be suppressed by those who wish to stifle debate.

  28. Health professionals 7b Pray for those in health professions who do not wish to take life; that the Lord would strengthen them and give them wisdom. Pray that the law would protect health professionals from being coerced into being involved in taking life. Pray that the arguments against abortion would not be suppressed by those who wish to stifle debate.

  29. Education of children and young people 8a Times Educational Supplement featured proponents of marriage-focused, abstinence-based education. Many in our society have a low view of sexual ethics. Children and young people are among the most vulnerable.

  30. Education of children and young people 8a Times Educational Supplement featured proponents of marriage-focused, abstinence-based education. Many in our society have a low view of sexual ethics. Children and young people are among the most vulnerable.

  31. Education of children and young people 8b Pray that children and young people will have good role models and be reached by a positive message about the sanctity of human life and the value of chastity outside marriage. Pray for those groups trying to promote this message, often in difficult and hostile circumstances.

  32. Education of children and young people 8b Pray that children and young people will have good role models and be reached by a positive message about the sanctity of human life and the value of chastity outside marriage. Pray for those groups trying to promote this message, often in difficult and hostile circumstances.

  33. The Media 9a Good investigative journalism has highlighted several abortion issues this year. For example, Doctors regularly falsifying consent forms. Patients not receiving acceptable levels of advice and counselling. British doctors agreeing to provide women with abortions on the basis of their child’s gender.

  34. The Media 9a Good investigative journalism has highlighted several abortion issues this year. For example, Doctors regularly falsifying consent forms. Patients not receiving acceptable levels of advice and counselling. British doctors agreeing to provide women with abortions on the basis of their child’s gender.

  35. The Media 9b Praise God for journalists who raise concerns about abortion. Pray that the public concern raised would extend to the 98% of abortions which are “social abortions.” Pray that the media would not allow the issue of abortion to be ignored and “swept under the carpet.”

  36. The Media 9b Praise God for journalists who raise concerns about abortion. Pray that the public concern raised would extend to the 98% of abortions which are “social abortions.” Pray that the media would not allow the issue of abortion to be ignored and “swept under the carpet.”

  37. Pro-life groups in the UK 10a Involved in educational and political issues. Involved in counselling and support. Rely on financial and volunteer support.

  38. Pro-life groups in the UK 10a Involved in educational and political issues. Involved in counselling and support. Rely on financial and volunteer support.

  39. Pro-life groups in the UK 10b Pray for the pro-life organisations, pregnancy centres and telephone helplines that they would be effective in reaching mothers threatened with abortion, in helping those who have suffered abortion in supporting those who have chosen not to abort even though they face difficult circumstances. Pray for wisdom and guidance for pro-life groups who work for political change and educate in the truth about abortion. Pray for sufficient financial resources and sufficient numbers of volunteers to sustain pro-life groups.

  40. Pro-life groups in the UK 10b Pray for the pro-life organisations, pregnancy centres and telephone helplines that they would be effective in reaching mothers threatened with abortion, in helping those who have suffered abortion in supporting those who have chosen not to abort even though they face difficult circumstances. Pray for wisdom and guidance for pro-life groups who work for political change and educate in the truth about abortion. Pray for sufficient financial resources and sufficient numbers of volunteers to sustain pro-life groups.