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Plaintiff of Landmark 'ROE V. WADE' Abortion Case Flips Position and Makes National Pro-Life TV Ad

June 17, 2008 - 1:22 PDT

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MEDIA ADVISORY

Norma McCorvey (aka "Jane Roe") Changes History as She Defends the Dignity of all Human Life on TV Screens throughout the Nation

Roswell, GA (JUNE 17, 2008) - VirtueMedia, Inc. (www.virtuemedia.org) - Norma McCorvey appears in her first-ever TV commercial speaking out against abortion, and denouncing her role as "Jane Roe", the plaintiff in the supreme court case Roe v. Wade, which paved the way for so called "legal" abortion in America (http://www.virtuemedia.org/norma.htm).

McCorvey states in the television message, "back in 1973 I was a very confused twenty-one year old with one child and facing an unplanned pregnancy. At the time I fought to obtain a legal abortion, but truth be told, I have three daughters and never had an abortion". She continues with "upon knowing God. I realize that my case which legalized abortion on demand, was the biggest mistake of my life." McCorvey is now an active Roman Catholic.

Since the ruling of the Roe v. Wade case in 1973, industry statistics show that documented abortions have terminated the lives of more than 50 million unborn babies in the United States.

McCorvey concludes the PSA style message by compassionately saying, "You read about me in history books, but now I am dedicated to spreading the truth about preserving the dignity of all human life from natural conception to natural death."

Alan E. Sears, CEO of the Alliance Defense Fund responded to the commercial saying, "Norma McCorvey's testimony is an incredible example of God's redeeming grace. I commend Norma for her courage to speak out on the evils of abortion and pray that her redemptive story will touch hearts and change minds."

The McCorvey commercial is produced by VirtueMedia, Inc. a 501C3 national non profit media organization, founded in 1998 by Tom Peterson. VirtueMedia.org is dedicated to producing and airing powerful and life-saving television, radio commercials and educational films. Endorsed by the Vatican, Priests for Life, Focus on the Family and many other organizations, VirtueMedia uses the immense reach and impact of media to give voice to those who cannot speak for themselves- the unborn, aged, and most vulnerable. Their creative ads are licensed to Right to Life groups, and have aired across North America and foreign countries in both English and Spanish. VirtueMedia's TV portfolio contains a number of messages utilized for sanctity of life education, crisis pregnancy outreach, post abortion-healing, as well as legislative issues such as embryonic stem cell experimentation and informed consent. (To view the Norma McCorvey ad: http://www.virtuemedia.org/norma.htm)
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For more information, contact Susan Gerdvil, Director of Communications at susan@virtuemedia.org , by calling 770-559-5533 x 106, or by mail to: VirtueMedia, PO BOX 1802, Roswell, GA 30077.

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VirtueMedia, Inc.
http://www.virtuemedia.org/norma.htm
GA, US
Susan Gerdvil - Director of Communications, 770 5595533

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