Here’s How You Make Your Community Abortion Free

Here’s How You Make Your Community Abortion Free



By, Bud Shaver

Albuquerque, NM- The month of January is unofficially designated by pro-lifers as the”Sanctity of Life Month.” January is always chocked full of Pro-Life efforts with annual Pro-Life Marches across the nation protesting and grieving the tragic Roe. vs. Wade ruling handed down from our US Supreme Court on January 22, 1973 along with the National Sanctity of Human LIFE Day, 2015 or “Sanctity of Life Sunday” designated so by President Ronald Reagan.

While church leaders all across this nation preach powerful sermons and lead their congregations in concentrated prayer to end abortion, Pastor Manny Lardizabal of Transformation Ministries in Albuquerque, New Mexico took “Sanctity of Life Sunday” to a whole new level!  Pastor Manny did all of the above…and then he took it to the next level by purchasing 10 copies of “Abortion Free: Your Manual for Building a Pro-Life America One Community at a Time.

Pastor Manny’s desire in purchasing 10 copies of this “how-to manual” for making communities abortion free, is to make it a mandatory component of their ordination requirements. The 10 books he purchased represent 10 future church leaders who will actively pursue proven strategies to make Albuquerque, New Mexico, known nationally as the Late-Term Abortion Capital of America…Abortion Free!


Pastor Manny stated, “The final step before our ordination of future church leaders will be to read this book and they will be required to spiritually discern the implications of working towards an abortion free community. If they refuse or don’t see the need for this training then they are not ready for church leadership.”

I’m no rocket scientist…but even I can see that this is the ANSWER for making our communities “Abortion Free.” My prayer is that more church leaders will catch the vision of Pastor Manny and take their Pro-Life efforts to the next level at their church!

“In Abortion Free, Newman and Sullenger share a collection of experiences from the front lines in the battle for life that illustrate successful methods they have developed over decades of activism that are closing down abortion facilities and putting abortionists out of business around the nation. When abortion clinics close, lives are saved” Click here for more information.

Read these articles highlighting Pastor Manny’s several years of Pro-Life ministry in Albuquerque, New Mexico:

Church Outside the Box…Sunday Church Service at Late-Term Abortion Clinic SWO

Manny is a Mighty Spiritual Warfare Warrior, Today He was Speechless

Manny and Grace are featured prominently in this news coverage of the Project 52 kick-off rally and press conference by local ABC station KOAT 7.  You can watch the video coverage here: Pastors gather to support late-term abortion ban

The vision of Project 52 is to activate 52 local churches to adopt the Late-Term abortion clinic, Southwestern Women’s Options (SWO) for one week out of the year. Each church will have the freedom to minister as they see fit to each and every abortion minded woman. During their designated week, they will claim the Late-Term abortion clinic for every hour, every day SWO is open (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm).


Our efforts over the past 4 years here in Albuquerque, New Mexico are featured in the book “Abortion Free”. Tara and I will be announcing news over the next few weeks about the next step’s we will be taking in this new year that we feel are vitally important to making Albuquerque and New Mexico, “Abortion Free”…STAY TUNED!
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Woman 30 Weeks Pregnant Traveled From U.K. to U.S. to Have Abortion

Woman 30 Weeks Pregnant Traveled From U.K. to U.S. to Have Abortion


This story that originally appeared at was one of the top 5 most read national pro-life stories this week! Please keep this family and our efforts here in Albuquerque, NM in your prayers.

#5 most-read story this week:

Woman 30 Weeks Pregnant Traveled From U.K. to U.S. to Have Abortion Yesterday

The pro-life community from all across the world came together in prayer and action in an attempt to help a divided family from the United Kingdom who traveled to the United States for a late-term abortion. Unfortunately, the pro-life efforts were unsuccessful and a mother aborted her 30-week old baby yesterday in the U.S.

Local New Mexico-based pro-life advocate Bud Shaver tells LifeNews that a 20-year-old woman came to Albuquerque, New Mexico to seek an abortion at 30 weeks of pregnancy. The young woman traveled with her radically pro-abortion father by her side, he said, who was pressuring her to have the abortion.

ultrasound4d58The woman’s mother sought help within the UK and then Priests For Life became involved once the woman was on her way to the United States.

Janet Morana, Executive Director of Priests For Life, issued an urgent plea yesterday to pro-life activists before the abortion with more details about the situation.

“Urgent prayer needed! A 20-year-old woman from Great Britain is on her way to New Mexico to abort her baby. She is 30 weeks pregnant. Her mother in Great Britain and her uncle in Spain have reached out to Priests for Life for our help and prayer. She is in Atlanta now, aware that she and her father will be prosecuted when they return home, because it is illegal in the UK to go to another country for an abortion. She is going to pay $12,000 to kill this almost full-term baby at Southwestern Women’s Options in Albuquerque on Tuesday. Please pray for Emily and her baby.”

Fr. Stephen Imbarrato, a local priest in New Mexico who is also a leading local pro-life activist, also tried to help the family find abortion alternatives. Fr. Imbarrato worked tirelessly with the family to make the best resources available to this young woman and her father and offered to pay allof the costs of flying the family to a maternity home willing to take in the young woman and provide for her.

Sadly, as Shaver tells LifeNews, the young woman went ahead with the abortion.

Unfortunately it appears that the young mother did end up killing her child despite all of our best efforts. Please keep her and her family in your prayers, they will need your prayers now more than ever,” he said.

A local pro-life sidewalk counselor at the late-term abortion clinic in New Mexico that did the abortion yesterday reported from the scene.

“It breaks my heart to tell you that it seems Emily went through with the abortion. Every possible effort was made by our pro-life community to save this baby & her mother from the pain abortion WILL cause her,” the local pro-life advocate said.

The sidewalk counselor indicate the woman would return today to complete the abortion.

“If you would, please continue to pray. Because Emily was 30 weeks along, she will need to return to the clinic tomorrow to have her cervix artificially softened in order to deliver her dead baby. She will labor as if she is full term & her as if her baby were alive. I cannot fathom how painful this will be. Not to mention the lifetime of regret & suffering Emily will endure because of this choice,” the counselor said.

Read more articles here:

Abortion At 30 Weeks in ABQ Divides a UK Family

URGENT PRAYER: UK Woman Coming To ABQ To Kill Her Child at 30 Weeks!

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“Spectrum Interview with Fr. Stephen Imbarrato & Tara Shaver”

“Spectrum Interview with Fr. Stephen Imbarrato & Tara Shaver”


Hardcore interview with Fr. Stephen Imbarrato and Tara Shaver laying out the vision, purpose and plans of Protest ABQ‘s National Call To Action: National Protests & National Strike Jan. 22-23, 2015!
Special thanks to Spectrum for having them on their show!

“Spectrum Daily 1-5-15 with Fr. Stephen Imbarrato & Tara Shaver”

Note: The Interview in Spectrum starts at time 13:40 - if you would like to skip forward, click here.

Protest ABQ has big PROTEST plans for 2015 find out more information about the first EVER National Call To Action: National Protests and National Strike Jan. 22-23, 2015 and how you can join us in this new year here:

National Strike front

Protest ABQ is a peaceful protest campaign launched to educate and stand against the injustice of abortion, through a strategic and sustained presence. We strive to reach deeper into our community and educate Albuquerque and New Mexico residents on what abortion really is. Protest ABQ is committed to end ‘Preborn’ Child Killing in ABQ and in NM. We protest most weekdays and every weekend!

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