August 13, 2021

Dear Friends,

The ‘mandates’ are returning and with school reopening and cities like New Orleans on virtual shutdown, many are wondering if there is an end in sight to this present darkness. There is, and the path forward is guided by a Good Shepherd who is purposeful, trustworthy and all together good.

I, like you, do not know what lies ahead for religious liberty, free speech or personal and private health decisions. But I do know this…It’s a great time to be alive for those who have the answer. This is a target rich environment to broker hope, share Christ and become a super-spreader of the Christian faith.

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced that Louisiana has joined a coalition with 24 other states in filing an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court. The amicus brief for Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization asserts that Roe v. Wade has no constitutional basis and should be overturned.

This case is garnering widespread attention and the pro-abortion industry is panicking.

Pray for the Supreme Court Justices to rule in favor of the Constitution, and thus, life!

 

Senator John Kennedy proposed an amendment to the budget resolution which would have effectively banned late-term abortions by penalizing businesses which performed late-term abortions.

The amendment was blocked with a vote of 51-48, with all Democrats but Senator Joe Manchin – WV voting no. Republicans Sen. Lisa Murkowski – AK and Sen. Susan Collins – ME voted NO on the amendment as well.

Senator Kennedy, thank you for calling to attention the fact that unborn children feel pain in the womb.

 

A recent poll revealed startling data that 9% of Gen Z - youth ages 15, 16, and 17 - are “Scripture Engaged” and center their lives around teachings in the Bible.

If we want fruitful relationships with God, we have to honor His word. If we want to restore our country and protect the future of the nation, then the next generation must become Christ-centered.

“Train up a child in the way they should go; and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” (Proverbs 22:6)

 

Friends, we are fighting darkness at every level. We are also confronting the mounting secularism that erodes hearts and minds, particularly those of children.

LFF is here to help equip you with the knowledge and resources to combat authoritarianism and share with your children examples of those leading Christ-centered lives.

If you would like to support us in this mission, we would be entirely humbled and grateful! 

May you each have blessed weekends.

In His Service,


Gene Mills
President
Louisiana Family Forum

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