40 Days for Life is the largest internationally coordinated pro-life mobilization in history, helping local communities end the injustice of abortion.

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Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
June 4, 2021 at 1:34 PM

Last call for early birds

John, Everywhere you look, people are at each other's throats. But even in our polarized world, HUNDREDS of abortion workers have left their jobs during or shortly after a 40 Days for Life campaign. God can use YOU to change an abortion worker…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
June 1, 2021 at 12:55 PM

EARLY BIRDS: Applications open!

John, It is time! We are now accepting applications to lead the September 22 - October 31 40 Days for Life campaign! To lead your community in 40 days of prayer & fasting, community outreach, and peaceful vigil, visit: 40daysforlife.com/appl…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
May 31, 2021 at 12:08 PM

Gear up for summer!

John, Happy Memorial Day! In case you missed it, watch my video honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice so that we can save lives from abortion. Summer is here! We're celebrating with a 20%-off storewide sale at 40daysforl…
Store, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
May 28, 2021 at 1:08 PM

Memorial Day sale!

John, This weekend, we pay tribute to the brave men and women who gave their lives defending our freedom to publicly pray for an end to abortion. Memorial Day Weekend also marks the unofficial beginning of summer. Stock up on summer …
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
May 27, 2021 at 2:54 PM

Honor them and defend life

John, This weekend, patriots across the United States pay tribute to the brave men and women who have laid down their lives to secure our freedom. Their sacrifices make it possible for you and me to pray, fast, and hold peaceful vigil in front …
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
May 24, 2021 at 1:02 PM

Transgender insanity and abortion

John, There was a time when we had mothers; now we just have "birthing people." Rep. Cori Bush recently delivered a gripping personal testimony about the need for good prenatal healthcare in minority communities. And then she ruined it. Rep. Bu…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
May 20, 2021 at 1:46 PM

VIDEO: Abby Johnson on angry abortion workers

John, Angry abortion workers are a good thing. From sprinklers to loud music to calling the police to outright screaming at you, abortion workers can be a pain. I, like you, don't like being on the receiving end of an irate tirade from an aborti…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
May 12, 2021 at 1:03 PM

Ask us anything

John, Recently, we invited you to send your questions for a special Ask Us Anything episode of The 40 Days for Life Podcast... ...and you came through with some fantastic questions. On this week's podcast episode, we answer some of them, includi…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
May 5, 2021 at 1:03 PM

Abortion in Jesus’ name

John, Planned Parenthood just announced the new members of its clergy advisory board. You read that right. Planned Parenthood has assembled a board of pro-abortion pastors to justify killing unborn children. It's a publicity stunt--and a telli…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
April 29, 2021 at 1:47 PM

Race and Planned Parenthood

Thank you for your prayers and sacrifices, which helped us meet the matching challenge. We are incredibly grateful! If you didn't get the chance to contribute yet, you can still donate to support this mission by visiting 40daysforlife.com/donate…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
April 27, 2021 at 11:06 AM

Last chance

John, Today is the last day of our matching challenge -- that DOUBLES any donation to 40 Days for Life up to $140K -- so I'll be brief. Thank you to everybody who responded generously to yesterday's email to help us close the gap. My last report…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
April 26, 2021 at 1:33 PM

I need your help

John, 40 Days for Life spends 4 percent of our budget on fundraising, and we want to keep it that way. We don't email financial appeals often, but 40 Days for Life is asking for your financial support right now: Make a donation …
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
April 24, 2021 at 1:17 PM

Bad news

John, Inspired by how God has used YOU and other faithful people around the world to save lives, a handful of donors just put forward a $140K matching challenge to save more babies and mothers from abortion by matching your contribution to 40 Da…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
April 23, 2021 at 1:47 PM

The abortion procedure room

John, On Tuesday's Grassroots webcast, we reported seven abortion workers converted and left their jobs during the recently completed 40 Days for Life campaign... ...we have since learned of FOUR more--for a total of ELEVEN abortion workers who …
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
April 21, 2021 at 1:47 PM

Abortion facility landlord changes his mind

John, The landlord of the abortion facility in Owings Mills, Maryland wasn't exactly thrilled when Jay decided to lead a 40 Days for Life vigil in front of the property. But the sight of Jay and his 130 vigil participants peacefully praying (and…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
April 20, 2021 at 1:47 PM

Stand up to Washington, DC--TONIGHT!

John, Just a quick reminder to invite you to join us TONIGHT for a free online 40 Days for Life video webcast -- Grassroots. Attendance is growing quickly, so claim your spot: Sign up now! On this event, we will share h…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
April 19, 2021 at 1:31 PM

HUGE backlash!

John, The most pro-abortion government in American history hit a new low last week, pushing mail-order abortions, federal funding for abortion sales agencies, and the hijacking of the Supreme Court. But the government's shameful week has trigge…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
April 16, 2021 at 2:17 PM

Our train-wreck government

Programming Note: Join us Tuesday, April 20 for the Grassroots video webcast, where we'll share the results of the recently completed 40 Days for Life campaign: 40daysforlife.com/grassroots John, The most pro-aborti…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
April 13, 2021 at 1:03 PM

They never saw it coming

John, After taking office in January, the most pro-abortion government in U.S. history wasted no time rolling back protections for abortion-vulnerable moms and babies. The abortion industry had waited decades for this moment--the opportunity to …
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
April 7, 2021 at 2:04 PM

He forgot to remove the baby's head

John, Planned Parenthood Employee of the Year Mayra Rodriguez could no longer suppress her conscience. An abortion provider at the facility she directed had left the head of an aborted baby inside the mother's womb. It was just the latest in a…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 31, 2021 at 1:46 PM

Sin

John, Abortion is many things, but at its worst, it is a sin. My sins, your sins, and the sins of the entire world are what crucified Jesus Christ... ...and are the reason for this week -- the week that changed the world. Sin is not a popular…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 29, 2021 at 10:03 AM

DAY 41: Flat tire saves a baby

John, Another 40 Days for Life campaign is in the books, and we know of 454 confirmed babies saved from abortion thanks to your prayers--with reports continuing to pour in! When an abortion-bound woman arrived at Mi…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 28, 2021 at 10:03 AM

DAY 40: "Planned Parenthood would kill my baby"

John, Planned Parenthood is abortion. The abortion empire provides other services as window dressing... ...but while its prenatal care, adoption referrals and legitimate women's health services continue to drop, Planned Parenthood is doing record numbers of a…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 27, 2021 at 10:02 AM

DAY 39: ANOTHER one closes!

John, You don't have to live in a conservative community, a "red state," or the Bible Belt for God to answer your prayers. The Lord loves granting miracles in seemingly hopeless situations because victories against overwhelming odds ensure that …
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 26, 2021 at 10:03 AM

DAY 38: Does legal abortion reduce crime?

Haven't made it out to a 40 Days for Life vigil yet? There's still time! Visit 40daysforlife.com/location and sign up to pray! You might just save a life. John, Did the legalization of abortion reduce crime by elimi…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 25, 2021 at 10:03 AM

DAY 37: From Columbine to 40 Days for Life

John, From hookup culture to Cancel Culture, college campuses are ground zero for the culture of death. On paper, pro-life university students shouldn't stand a chance. But young adults today are more pro-life than ever. One of these pro-life y…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 24, 2021 at 10:03 AM

DAY 36: Enemies become friends

John, It's no secret we live in a divided world. Political division. Racial division. Social Division. Economic division. Everywhere you look, people are at each other's throats or told they should be. But where fiery rhetoric and arguments fai…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 23, 2021 at 10:03 AM

DAY 35: They hate this

John, Planned Parenthood despises 40 Days for Life for many reasons. But one reason stands out and is the practical result of physically praying outside--we witness just how many ambulances go in and out of abortion facilities as a result of their "safe" abor…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 22, 2021 at 10:02 AM

DAY 34: "The abortion clinic freaked me out"

John, We now know of 353 babies spared from abortion since February 17--with more reports coming in every day! Abortion supporters argue that abortion is healthcare... ...but one step inside an abortion facility is …
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 21, 2021 at 10:02 AM

DAY 33: They chose life, then got engaged

John, Your prayers save more than babies. Your prayers also save families. Many relationships don't survive the trauma of abortion. A young man approached 40 Days for Life participants in Pedregal, Mexico to ask for help. His girlfriend was ins…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 20, 2021 at 10:02 AM

DAY 32: Closed!

John, Chicago isn't shy about being the abortion capital of the Midwest. Billboards advertising "Chicago's #1 abortion provider" can be found throughout the city. But 40 Days for Life Campaign Director Steve Karlen recently returned from Chicag…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 19, 2021 at 10:03 AM

DAY 31: Abortion executive converts!

John, Kevin Duffy learned what 40 Days for Life is, not by participating or hearing about it from a friend... ...but by strategically countering it as an international abortion executive for Marie Stopes International. Kevin spent the majority o…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 18, 2021 at 10:02 AM

DAY 30: Aborting the disabled

John, Abortion is the epitome of the sick mentality that drives eugenics. No group of people has fallen victim to this more than disabled unborn children. Countless are the stories of parents of disabled children being told that they need an abo…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 17, 2021 at 10:05 AM

DAY 29: Not just a women's issue

Dear John, Planned Parenthood began doing abortions last fall at its new mega facility in Birmingham, Alabama. "The new building was designed...to make it as difficult as possible for us to speak with [clients]," reported Ed, the longtime campa…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 16, 2021 at 10:03 AM

DAY 28: Free speech crackdown

John, The surest sign your prayers are effective at saving lives from abortion is how hard abortion supporters work to ban 40 Days for Life vigils. Pavica and her team in Pforzheim, Germany are taking their city to court after officials banned t…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 15, 2021 at 10:02 AM

DAY 27: The Uber driver was pro-life

John, Praise God for amazing results as we know of 277 babies saved from abortion through your prayers since February 17! An expectant mother took a ride-sharing service to her abortion appointment in Flossmoor, Ill…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 14, 2021 at 10:02 AM

DAY 26: Anger led to dialogue

John, An angry young woman approached 40 Days for Life participants in Thousand Oaks, California to give them a piece of her mind. After yelling at an older gentleman, she argued that without abortion, pregnant rape victims would be "imprisoned…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 13, 2021 at 11:04 AM

DAY 25: Planned Parenthood laughs at abortion client

John, Within hours of taking the first abortion pill, Manuela knew she had made a terrible mistake. "When we got home later that night, we both just broke down," said Manuela's boyfriend Chris. "It was just devastating. We knew it was the wrong…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
March 12, 2021 at 11:04 AM

DAY 24: Mr. Potato Head, Dr. Seuss, abortion, and you

John, Our culture's politicization of EVERYTHING--even children's books--can tempt us to lose the peace and joy of the Gospel as we strive to lovingly witness to the Truth. No one knows this better than award-winning opinion journalist Kathryn J…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
February 27, 2021 at 11:04 AM

DAY 11: "Closed" sign taped to the door

John, Vigil participants at the Columbia, South Carolina 40 Days for Life vigil noticed a sign taped to the door of their local Planned Parenthood announcing... ...the abortion facility was closed for the day! The state had just enacted a law b…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
February 26, 2021 at 11:03 AM

DAY 10: Pray for these 10 people

John, Abortion-vulnerable moms and babies desperately need your prayers at your local 40 Days for Life vigil... ...but many others need you to pray for them too! On this week's episode of The 40 Days for Life Podcast, we introduce you to 10 people to pray for d…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
February 25, 2021 at 11:05 AM

DAY 9: She's pro-eternal life

John, Sister Dede Byrne captured the hearts of pro-lifers around the world at last summer's Republican National Convention. "I'm not just pro-life," she proclaimed. "I'm pro-eternal life." The longtime Army surgeon turned Catholic religious si…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
February 24, 2021 at 11:06 AM

DAY 8: A devastating secret

John, An expectant mother in Ecuador was shocked to learn that her baby's father secretly had another family. Devastated by the news, the mom was about to swallow the abortion pill, but then she hesitated. As thoughts swirled in her head, she…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
February 23, 2021 at 11:04 AM

DAY 7: Demons, streaming video, and Planned Parenthood

John, A major streaming video corporation is filming a new series on the sidewalk in front of the Downtown Pittsburgh Planned Parenthood. The topic? Local vigil leader Nikki was told the show will focus on demonic possession. "Big surprise ther…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
February 22, 2021 at 11:06 AM

DAY 6: "We saved a baby!"

John, You can't beat Mondays during a 40 Days for Life campaign! Every Monday we'll update the number of confirmed babies saved from abortion as the answer to YOUR prayers. After just five days of peaceful vigil, we already know of 15 babies sa…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
February 21, 2021 at 11:04 AM

DAY 5: Around the world in 40 days

John, This Lent, 40 Days for Life prayers are being said in English, Serbian, Hindi, German, Swahili, Spanish, Croatian, Portuguese, and many other tongues around the world. Different countries, different cultures, and different languages. But…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
February 20, 2021 at 11:04 AM

DAY 4: Flipped the bird, then asked for help

John, As a car arrived at the Forest Park, Georgia abortion facility, a man in the back seat gave local 40 Days for Life leader John the finger... ...and then his car died. He approached John to request help jumpstarting the vehicle. "You flip m…
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
February 19, 2021 at 12:03 PM

DAY 3: Lent 101

John, The spring 2021 40 Days for Life campaign is underway--and so is the holy season of Lent. But what is Lent? And why do Christians across many denominations observe it? On this week's episode of The 40 Days for Life Podcast, we discuss: …
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
February 18, 2021 at 12:03 PM

DAY 2: First baby saved!

John, That didn't take long! We've already received the campaign's first report of a baby saved from abortion through YOUR prayers--from freezing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania! "We are here for the mom and the baby," Gerry said as he offered some …
Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life · [email protected]
February 17, 2021 at 2:35 PM

DAY 1: Two more abortion facilities CLOSED!

John, 40 Days for Life starts TODAY in 567 cities around the world. Visit 40daysforlife.com/location, find the vigil nearest you, sign up, and go out to pray! Joe in Chicago saw first-hand how God answers our praye…