When we learned in June about the new Planned Parenthood mega abortion center being built in Bakersfield, we began going to Bakersfield City Council meetings, asking the Council to do something to stop this killing center.
At first we didn’t know what the Council could do — but we asked them to do something anyway. When the City Attorney claimed that the Council was powerless, God led us to learn more about the City’s powers, which resulted in the proposed Human Life Ordinance. Eventually dozens of pastors appealed to the Council to protect human life, while the City Attorney claimed again that the matter was “not in the City’s purview.” Over the course of the past few months, the Human Life Ordinance was edited several times to protect the City from litigation, and re-presented to the Council for their consideration.
The story is far from over. Perhaps if you take an hour or so to watch these pastors, nurses, students, and others submit their appeals to the Council, you will find God leading you to become a part of this historic story.
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