Racketeer For Life

Author: Joseph M. Scheidler
Publisher: Tan Books
ISBN: 9781618908506
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Racketeer for Life explains how a former Benedictine monk and journalism professor was drawn into pro-life activism and describes his part in the history of the pro-life movement in the United States.

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"But I knew then that people were going to have to fight this fight full- time," says
Scheidler, 77- Through the past three decades, and a number of organizations,
Scheidler has been taking on what he calls "the culture of death . ... (prayer vigils,
sit-ins, sidewalk counseling) earned him a racketeering conviction in 1989 (which
was overturned by the US. Supreme Court in 2003). Today he is fighting "the
euthanasia of the elderly and the sick" and battling over the semantics of his
cause.