Pro-life "Life Chains" form nationwide, and in Lubbock

Pro-life "Life Chains" form nationwide, and in Lubbock

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Photo courtesy Life Chain Lubbock Photo courtesy Life Chain Lubbock
Photo courtesy Life Chain Lubbock Photo courtesy Life Chain Lubbock
Photo courtesy Life Chain Lubbock Photo courtesy Life Chain Lubbock

"Life Chains" form across the country, as pro-life advocates lock arms. It's a visual protest against abortion. The movement is alive in Lubbock Sunday with the message of solidarity for the unborn.

"We all have the right to be born," Sandy Cisneros, Coordinator of Life Chain Lubbock said. "You have your own separate DNA from your mother. So you just need time to grow. You need space. You have your own inalienable rights to life."

Life Chain Lubbock, a group of pro-life advocates stand together bringing awareness and honoring the lives of the millions lost to abortion.

"The most important part as far as the Life Chain is concerned for standing up for the voiceless and for the pre-born in the womb, is being a witness. Standing up for life and just being present honestly," Cisneros said.

Organizers say the event has grown since it's start ten years ago. Each year, they hope to spread their message that children deserve to be born.

"We should be a nation that takes that into consideration and we should say 'we can help both the mother and the father and the baby," Cisneros said.

The event is facilitated by The Nurturing Center of Lubbock, a crisis pregnancy center started more than 20 years ago.

"It has been a long road for what we believe and for standing up and believing in life. Really just being here for both mother and child," Elizabeth Trevino, Director of Clientele for The Nurturing Center said.

The center is for any woman who needs anything from pre-natal counseling, to a limited ultrasound, to prayer, to baby clothing.

"If we can help you in any way. We'll look. If we don't have an answer for you, if we can't help you, we will definitely look for somebody to help you," Trevino said.

Three years ago, a Planned Parenthood closed its doors, that had been open for 25 years.

"Next door was the abortion clinic," Trevino said. "We had The Nurturing Center right here that they could just walk right into instead of into the abortion clinic and so that was a very big blessing."

For any woman in a crisis pregnancy, there's a message of hope.

"You're not alone, I'm here to listen, I'm here to help," Trevino said. "We really do go above and beyond and cater to your needs and so that's what we're here for."

For more information on how you can donate, or get involved with The Nurturing Center, visit their website.

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