By Bud Shaver,

Washington DC- Red Rose Rescue UPDATE: Fr. Stephen Imbarrato, director of Life Ministries US, Bud Shaver of Abortion Free New Mexico and Lauren Handy of Mercy Missions DC had their status hearing in DC Superior Court on Tuesday May 14, 2019.

Their Red Rose Rescue trial date is set for July 23, 9:30 am Courtroom 202 at the Superior Courthouse. 

John Kiyonaga is the prolife attorney representing Bud Shaver of Abortion Free New Mexico. Mr. Howard is a public defender & former civil rights activist representing Lauren Handy of Mercy Missions DC. Fr. Stephen Imbarrato director of Life Ministries US is representing himself.

  • Please pray for God to use this trial for His glory and to help end child sacrifice.
  • Click HERE for more information about their arrest at late term abortion Washington Surgi Center on March 19, 2019.
  • Learn more about Fr. Stephen Imbarrato’s call for President Donald J. Trump to end this #ConstitutionalCRISIS by signing the Personhood Proclamation at

After appearing in court for the Red Rose Rescue arrest that took place on March 19, 2019. Bud Shaver joined Fr. Stephen Imbarrato and Lauren Handy outside of Planned Parenthood’s flagship national headquarters located in Washington D.C. As they arrived there was a baby saved when Lauren Handy reached out to the mom and offered encouragement and resources.

Bud Shaver issued the following statement,

Just your presence at these modern day killing centers is enough for hearts to be touched and lives to be saved as you bring the love of Christ…and light up the darkness!


Alabama Governor virtually bans ALL abortions in the state by signing pro-life legislation. Abortionists now face up to 99 years in jail for committing abortions!

  • The bill, designed to challenge Roe v. Wade protections, makes it a felony for a doctor to perform or attempt an abortion during any stage of pregnancy.

Alabama governor Kay Ivey issued the following statement,

Today, I signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act. To the bill’s many supporters, this legislation stands as a powerful testament to Alabamians’ deeply held belief that every life is precious & that every life is a sacred gift from God.

Governor Ivey has created a constitutional crisis now that she has signed a law that bans abortion in her state and sends abortionists to jail for 99 years for killing pre-born children. She believes that this bold action is necessary to create the needed tension necessary to force the Supreme Court to act and finally examine the overwhelming scientific evidence and the abundant case law already on the books that affirms the humanity of pre-born life in the womb at conception/fertilization.

No matter one’s personal view on abortion, we can all recognize that, at least for the short term, this bill may similarly be unenforceable. As citizens of this great country, we must always respect the authority of the U.S. Supreme Court even when we disagree with their decisions.  Many Americans, myself included, disagreed when Roe v. Wade was handed down in 1973. The sponsors of this bill believe that it is time, once again, for the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit this important matter, and they believe this act may bring about the best opportunity for this to occur.

In addition to the legal precedent that Alabama has set by banning abortions in their state, now abortionists will face up to 99 years in jail for performing abortions because Alabama law now recognizes that their practice intentionally kills children. 

According to the Washington Post,

The measure, which is easily the most restrictive abortion law in the country, would make performing an abortion a criminal act — including in cases of rape or incest. Doctors caught attempting to perform an abortion could face up to 10 years in prison and those who actually complete the procedure could receive a sentence as long as 99 years. The law does not penalize the woman receiving the abortion.

Tara Shaver spokeswoman of Abortion Free New Mexico issued the following statement,

Abortion Free New Mexico applauds Alabama for their bold stand against the premeditated killing of innocent children in the womb. Every state, all across our great country, should follow Governor Kay Ivey’s lead and act to ensure that every child in their jurisdiction is valued and protected. ​This bold step forward now compounds the constitutional crisis brewing in our country because while abortionists face jail time in Alabama for intentionally killing pre-born babies, in Washington DC, peaceful pro-lifers also face jail time for intentionally trying to intervene to stop the killing of pre-born children at abortion facilities. These two conflicting realties can’t coexist in a just society.

Apart from One America News, there has been virtually no mainstream media coverage (including conservative media) of the Red Rose Rescue efforts.  

  • ​Watch OAN coverage of the March 19, 2019 Red Rose Rescue in Washington DC:
  • March 19, 2019 Red Rose Rescue arrest footage and video message by Bud Shaver of Abortion Free New Mexico to President Donald Trump:

​Thank you for standing with us for life and truth!   ​

  • Bud Shaver will have to return to Washington DC for trial on July 23, 2019 if convicted of trespassing he faces up to 8 days in jail.

Bud Shaver of Abortion Free New Mexico issued the following statement,

If abortion facilities are going to drag every American citizen into the killing rooms by the forced funding of these barbaric procedures with our tax dollars, then these facilities are no longer going to be considered off limits. The Red Rose Recuse efforts are bringing our advocacy from the sidewalks surrounding these killing centers to the hallways inside of them to peacefully stop the atrocities being committed against innocent pre-born children.

​If you would like to make a tax deductible donation to help with the costs incurred to send Bud Shaver back Washington D.C. to stand for all our first amendment rights and to take a stand against our tax dollars funding abortion you can donate online or by mail:

  • Click here to donate securely online​​
  • Or mail checks made out to Life Ministries U.S. to:
    P.O. Box 50351
    Albuquerque, NM 87181
    Earmark: Red Rose Rescue
    *Checks made out to Life Ministries U.S. are tax deductible.
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