Which pro-life people influence the culture the most? This question was addressed by Newsmax recently in an article they published entitled “Newsmax’s 100 Most Influential Pro-life Advocates.” While I contend that these type of lists are unnecessary, the concept begs the question: what defines influence when it comes to pro-life?
Merriam Webster defines influential as, “exerting or possessing influence” so by definition aren’t we all influential? While, I am not attacking Newsmax I do believe their list is wholly incomplete and extremely subjective. There is no doubt composing the names of notable pro-life politicians or leaders makes for an interesting read. Yet, I found myself asking why we feel the need to assemble such a publication in the first place.
The truth is, that some of the most influential people are likely people the majority has never heard of. Their dedication to fighting abortion is evident because they work tirelessly…
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