The Pregnancy Care Center located in New Rochelle was one of the 12 exhibiters at a pro-life conference in Yonkers.
Rabbi Rigoberto Emmanuel Vinas, a conservative, Republican, pro-life Latino emphasized that there was a Protestant Minister, a Catholic Bishop and a Jewish Rabbi participating in this pro-life program. He stated that "the creator of the heaven and earth" is present from the moment of conception to "when it is time to go home." God, has "plans for every single life that comes into this world."
Because Archbishop Timothy Dolan, the National Spokesperson for Catholic Relief Services, was in Haiti, Bishop Gerald Walsh of St. Joseph's Seminary spoke. He praised people who are "living up to their God-given potentials" such as young people who "resist peer pressure" to engage in the culture of death, drugs and gangs. He felt Americans must "stand up for life."
New York State Senator, Rev. Ruben Diaz was introduced as being "vocal in defense of human life and the tradition of marriage." Diaz characterized himself as a Black, a Hispanic and a Democrat from the Democratic City of New York. He had been told no conservative pro-life and anti-same sex marriage could win, then added "the last time I counted I won by 98% of the vote." His answer to the question: What is abortion?