By Hanna Huckestein
“Give life a chance” is the motto of the recently started Pro-Life Club at Regina. The idea originated from freshman Molly McCusker. She proposed the plan to her teacher, Kevin Kahler, last fall. Since then, a lot of people have joined and participated in the club he moderates.
Students from any grade meet to discuss how to support pro-life causes and stand up for their faith. “We are trying to get the point out that abortion is wrong, and every individual should be treated fairly and respectfully,” said McCusker.
The members get along well. “It’s a way for kids to get involved with something they really believe in,” said junior Lizzy Schropp, who takes an active role in the program.
“We are trying to get as many people involved as we can,” said Kahler.
Junior Jordyn Lehman has been there from the start. “It’s part of my faith, and it sounded like a fun club to be part of,” she said. Everybody matters, because when more people join, more can be accomplished.
Currently, the Pro-Life Club is trying to meet once a month. Members are planning a prayer service to make people more aware of the issue. Another idea is to set crosses in the campus front circle, symbolizing all the deaths of the unborn through abortion. “Regina is a great place for this because of the Christianity,” said McCusker. She also suggested volunteering at a pro-life clinic, helping with its newsletters or praying in front of Planned Parenthood.
Approximately 3,700 lives are killed through abortion each day and over a million in a year just in the United States. People from all over the world are following the anti-abortion movement and are trying to make abortion illegal, because it violates the right to live of each individual.
“You should join the Pro-Life Club because it’s fun, and you get to know new people,” said Lehman.