The blog for Massachusetts Citizens for Life: the pro-life movement in the Bay State since 1973.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Dr. Jefferson doubly honored!
At their meeting last week, the Board of Directors of the National Right to Life Committee passed unanimously the following resolution:
WHEREAS, Mildred Fay Jefferson, a woman of remarkable talent, strength and ability, was a trailblazer as an African-American woman, pro-lifer and physician and
WHEREAS, Dr. Jefferson gave four decades of her life to the cause of the most defenseless human beings, serving in many capacities for Massachusetts Citizens for Life, and as an NRLC founding member, NRLC Vice-Chairman of the Board, NRLC Chairman of the Board and President of The National Right to Life Committee; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Jefferson was an eloquent speaker, motivational proponent of our cause to activists at every level of our movement and friend to many, including those of us privileged to serve with her on the Board of Directors,
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the National Right to Life Committee Board of Directors, sitting in Jacksonville, Florida, this 22nd day of June, 2011, offers sincere sympathy to her family, and commemorates her extraordinary life.
The first morning of the Convention, this wonderful video about Dr. Jefferson's life was shown - to many tears and "Amens!"
We'll have professional DVD's at the Mass Citizens Dinner for a lucky few.I hear G K Chesterton is looking forward to seeing it.I know you'll enjoy it!Anne