SANCTITY OF LIFE
Joseph M. Scheidler, Esq.
Founder of Pro-Life Action League
Joe Scheidler lives in Chicago with his wife, Ann, who is the Vice President of Pro-Life Action League. They have seven children and eighteen grandchildren. He is the National Director of the Pro-Life Action League which is dedicated to saving lives through activitism and to bringing the abortion issue to the public via the media.
He wrote the book, CLOSED: 99 Ways to Stop Abortion. He also produced the videos Meet the Abortion Providers and Abortion as well as videos about what really goes on inside abortion clinics and sidewalk counseling. He is an expert on the abortion culture sidewalk counseling, the spiritual dimension of pro-life activism, fetal experimentation, working with the media, the responsibility of the church to fight abortion, battling the courts and the need for a return to morality.
Joe was the defendant in a 1986 RICO lawsuit brought against him, the League and other pro-life activists by the National Organization for Women and two abortion clinics. After many years of court proceedings, the case was finally heard by the U. S. Supreme Court in 2005 where a decision in Scheidler’s favor was handed down in 2006.
In the early 1990’s Joe was the main speaker at a pro-life conference in Richmond. He spoke on a Friday night at the Messianic Jewish Church across the Street from Richmond’s foremost abortion clinic and at a Saturday night dinner meeting at the Southside Church of the Nazarene.
He is a stimulating and controversial guest on radio and TV. He is a dynamic speaker on the moral dimensions of abortion and the effectiveness of direct action. He has spoken in more than 1,000 cities since 1980 .
Joe Scheidler offers pro-life news and commentary three times a week through his Action News Hotline at 773-777-2525 24 hours a day. The hotline is also available online. In the 1990’s, Joe was the main speaker at a pro-life conference in Richmond. He spoke on a Friday night at the Messianic Jewish Church across the street from Richmond’s foremost abortion clinic and at a Saturday night dinner meeting at the Southside Church of the Nazarene.