|Rev. Guarnizo speaks at a previous rally at the Gaithersburg clinic of late term abortionist Leroy Carhart.|
A coalition of pro-life groups will rally at 10 a.m. on Monday, September 17 in front of the offices of late term abortionist LeRoy Carhart in Gaithersburg, Maryland, to spotlight the leading issue in the fight to defend religious freedom in the United States: the continuing destruction of unborn babies in their mothers’ wombs. Approximately 55 million babies have been killed before birth since the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision.
The featured speakers are Lila Rose, president of Live Action, and Father Marcel Guarnizo, founder of the Educational Initiative for Central and Eastern Europe. Father Guarnizo is well known in Gaithersburg as the former priest in residence at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, who was asked to leave his position in the aftermath of a controversy involving the gay activist lobby. He has charged in previous rally appearances that Leroy Carhart is personally responsible for the murder of more human beings than any individual member of the Nazi leadership of Germany during World War II.
Time: 10 a.m.
Date: Monday, September 17, 2012
Address: Wisteria Drive & Executive Park Terrace, Gaithersburg, MD 20874
About Lila Rose
|Lila Rose, a recent UCLA graduate, has dedicated herself to building a culture of life and ending abortion. At age fifteen, Lila founded Live Action, a pro-life nonprofit which specializes in investigative journalism, media and youth education. Live Action works to expose abuses in the abortion industry and advocate for human rights for the pre-born, using new media to educate and mobilize both local and national audiences. Live Action also hosts the leading social media presence for the pro-life movement. Lila currently serves as President.|
About Reverend Marcel Guarnizo
Rev. Guarnizo was one of the first priests ordained in Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union in 1998.
He was born in Washington D.C., and graduated from Bishop O’Connell High school in the Diocese of Arlington. He went on to study philosophy and theology in Rome, and specialized in metaphysics at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross.
Rev. Guarnizo has long been involved in the public debate in Europe, regarding religious freedom, culture, and the nature of democracy. As founder of Aid to the Church in Russia (1992), he served in the efforts of the Church to rebuild and reclaim its freedom and position in Russian society. Rev. Guarnizo is also the founder of the Educational Initiative for Central and Eastern Europe (2001), which seeks to promote and strengthen free, just, and democratic societies in Central and Eastern Europe.
Rev. Guarnizo has lectured at universities and institutions across Europe for many years. He has lectured and taught ethics, bioethics, philosophy, political philosophy and free-market economic principles. He is a member of the prestigious Mont Pelerin Society (Switzerland), which was founded by F.A. Hayek for the promotion of economic freedom and free-market economics.