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#13 – A Jury of My Peers

By on Jan 13, 2014 in Blog, Resources | 0 comments

I’m off to jury duty this morning, my first time ever! I’ve been wanting to get summoned for so long, I began to wonder if my name had gotten lost somehow. As I prepare to experience this civic duty, which I understand may result in my sitting and waiting and being dismissed for a multitude of reasons, I am glad to finally experience it anyway. And it’s getting me thinking too, about the jury of my peers, you the readers. As Sanctity of Human Life Sunday on January 22 approaches, I’m beginning to ponder the purpose of this day. President Ronald Reagan proclaimed this day back in January of 1984 as a day to reflect. Here are a few words from his proclamation, We have been given the precious gift of human life, made more precious still by our births in or pilgrimages to a land of freedom. It is fitting, then, on the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Roe...