Pro-abortion activist still in jail

Friday, October 5, 2012
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Charlie Butts (OneNewsNow.com)

While a man who pleaded guilty to threatening violence against pro-lifers remains behind bars, one of his named targets is praying for his salvation.

Theodore Shulman remains jailed in New York, where he was arrested last year by the FBI, and has been ordered to serve 41 months in federal prison, specifically for threatening the lives of Princeton University's Robert George and Father Frank Pavone of Priests for Life.

Pavone, Father Frank (Priests for Life)Pavone believes justice has been served, and he asserts that the experience has not deterred his pro-life mission.

"As a matter of fact, those who resort to violence in these cases are showing that they themselves aren't very good at articulating their own position," he suggests. "So when the folks on the pro-abortion side try to do violence or threaten it, that makes me only all the more determined to advance the pro-life message."

Pavone reports that pro-lifers have been subject to far more threats of violence and acts of violence than abortion supporters have. He is currently working to have a meeting with Shulman.

"I would give him a chance to speak for himself and to [ask]… What is it that's bothering you? Why is it that you would make these threats? Let's talk about this, and even if you still disagree with me on the issue of abortion, let's together work and pray for more peaceful ways of resolving it," the Priests for Life spokesman shares.

He goes on to add that the most important aspect of the meeting would be to reach Shulman's heart with the gospel. That, he says, is his prayer every day.

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