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News Conference at Supreme Court on Partial Birth Abortion Decision

Contact: Dane Rose, 703-447-1072 (cell on-site), DaneRose@FaithAndAction.org; Rev. Rob Schenck, 703-447-7686 (cell on-site); both with the National Clergy Council


WASHINGTON, April 18 /Christian Newswire/ -- In response to today's announced Supreme Court decision to uphold the ban of partial-birth abortion; the National Clergy Council is in front of the courthouse.  Rev. Rob Schenck is available for comment.


Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Decision News Conference


Where: In front of the US Supreme Court


Who: Rev. Rob Schenck, President of the National Clergy Council


When: Today, Wednesday, April 18, 11 AM through noon


"We are grateful to God today that moral sense has prevailed at the court.  This has been a long time coming and shows great promise for the future.  Make no mistake, this is the beginning of the end for Roe v. Wade." -- Rev. Rob Schenck, President, National Clergy Council


Schenck's two organizations, the National Clergy Council and Faith and Action, filed an Amicus brief supporting a Nebraska ban against partial birth abortion.  Rev. Schenck was also present in the courtroom for oral arguments.


The National Clergy Council represents 5000 church leaders and 30,000 lay associate members from all Christian traditions.