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Pro-Life Leaders and Law Students: 'The End of Roe v. Wade is Imminent'

National Pro-Life Leaders Express Support for the Law of Life Summit 

Contact: John Knowles, Director of Development & External Affairs, Ave Maria School of Law, 239-687-5402, jknowles@avemarialaw.edu

NAPLES, Fla., Jan. 19, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- Ave Maria School of Law (AMSL) announced support from national pro-life leaders today in advance of the first-ever "Law of Life Summit," being held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 4:00 PM. The event will gather established individuals and organizations from the American pro-life movement together with pro-life law students for a visioning discussion focused on the coming final phase of the fight against the Roe v. Wade legalized abortion regime. More information can be found at: www.LawLife.org.  

"Life Legal Defense Foundation shares the goal of seeing Roe overturned," said Dana Cody, President and Executive Director of the Life Legal Defense Foundation. "Despite Roe, we intend to keep defending the civil rights of pro-life advocates until their message is accepted by the culture and abortion, whether legal or not, is not an acceptable choice."

"The Law of Life Summit is an awesome synergistic mix of Pro-Life leadership, grass-roots action, and mentorship that will fuel our final push to overturn Roe," said Dr. Pat Castle, Co-Founder and Coach of the National LIFE Runners, who will also serve as MC for the Summit. "This inspired, mission-focused group realizes the infinite value of each life, which does not allow for any exceptions or truces. To overturn Roe, we need a unified group that is willing to take the Gospel of Life into the streets and halls of justice. This Summit is not a one-time event, but the first step down the homestretch to cross the finish line of abortion."

All members of the press are welcome to cover this event, please RSVP to John Knowles at the contact information to be issued media credentials.

Ave Maria School of Law offers a rigorous legal education characterized by a commitment to professional excellence, the highest ethical and moral standards, and the integration of the Catholic intellectual tradition. Since opening, Ave Maria has enrolled students from 49 states and abroad and from more than 200 colleges and universities. Alumni of the Law School are now practicing law in more than 40 states and several other countries. Ave Maria School of Law is fully accredited by the American Bar Association.

Ave Maria School of Law was founded in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 2000, and in 2009 relocated to Naples, Florida. The law school celebrated her highest total enrollment ever with the arrival of the Class of 2014 in August 2011.

Below is a list of some of the participants in the Law of Life Summit

March for Life Fund
Life Site News
Vitae Foundation
Students for Life
Life Legal Defense Foundation
Thomas More Society
Liberty Council
National LIFE Runners
Law of Life Project
Priests for Life
The Justice Foundation
Legal Works Apostolate