Cradle My Heart Radio welcomes Silent No More Awareness Campaign speaker Georgette Forney on January 4 at 9:30 pm ET
When we launched Cradle My Heart Radio in 2012, a large part of our mission and vision was to create a safe space to share our stories. Now helping us fulfill that mission is our partnership with the Silent No More Awareness Campaign. The Campaign helps women and men prepare to speak out in safety for the benefit of others.
This week we welcome one of the Campaign’s Co-Founders, Georgette Forney. She is also the President of Anglicans for Life, and serves on the National Pro-Life Religious Council’s Board of Directors.
We’ll discuss the new yearlong initiative Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion and Georgette will share her story of teen abortion and the healing she has experienced in the ensuing years. Through her healing and restoration experience, she developed a greater understanding of the negative impact abortion has on women and on society. Her passion for helping women find peace after abortion is matched by her desire to see young people make positive life choices.
Georgette models what it is to experience hurt, to heal and then to reach back and help others who are hurting still.
Through Silent No More Awareness, thousands have shared personal testimonies of hurt and healing to help others avoid the pain of abortion, so that it becomes unacceptable for anyone to recommend abortion as a ‘fix’ for a problem pregnancy.
From Georgette’s bio:
Georgette Forney is the President of Anglicans for Life and the co-founder of the National Silent No More Awareness Campaign. Georgette also serves on the the National Pro-Life Religious Council’s Board of Directors.
In September 2005, Georgette’s speaking went internationally when she presented at the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children’s Annual Conference in England, in April 2005, she spoke at Princeton University’s Organization of Women Leaders Conference and in May she was invited by the White House to attend a meeting with 19 religious leaders and President Bush. In the spring of 2004, Georgette addressed the Senate Commerce sub-committee on Science, Technology and Space, chaired by Senator Brownback (KS-R) regarding the impact of abortion on women’s health. She has addressed numerous State Right to Life conventions and rallies, College and University Students for Life organizations and conferences including, the 21st Century Renewal Conference. She hosted the television infomercial “Tilly.” In addition, she regularly speaks at Episcopal and Anglican Churches nationwide and in June 2003, she addressed the Pro-Life Caucus of the U.S. House of Representatives concerning the impact of abortion on women. She has spoken at the National Right to Life Convention for the last eight years as well as at the National Memorial for the Unborn Service in Washington, D.C.
From the SNM website:
Silent No More Awareness is a Campaign whereby Christians make the public aware of the devastation abortion brings to women and men. The campaign seeks to expose and heal the secrecy and silence surrounding the emotional and physical pain of abortion. The Campaign began November 11th, 2002. As of September 2014 the Silent No More Awareness Campaign has held 1,394 Gatherings in 17 countries & 48 states with 5,802 women and men sharing their abortion testimonies. Testimonies have also been shared at 95 high schools and universities in the last 4 years, 23 in 2014 to date. Currently there are 15,639 people registered with the Campaign representing 77 countries. People who are not ready to join the Campaign, are invited to ‘register their regret’. So far, 4713 women and 555 men have said they regret their abortion or lost fatherhood. 508 women and men have posted memorials to their children.
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