REMINDER: Applications to lead the February 22-April 2 40 Days for Life campaign are open. Apply to lead at The deadline is December 20.

Westchester County, New York, is trying to crush the local 40 Days for Life campaign.

This past summer, the county's board of legislators enacted a sweeping crackdown on First Amendment-protected pro-life activities, including Sidewalk Outreach.

The law is so vague--and its penalties so severe--that numerous pro-lifers have stopped exercising their free speech rights out of fear of crippling punishment.

The good news is that Westchester County's attack on peaceful 40 Days for Life volunteers is so outrageous, it won't survive a court challenge.

40 Days for Life has sued to block enforcement of the law, and the consequences have the potential to go far beyond New York.

On this week's episode of The 40 Days for Life Podcast, we discuss how our lawsuit could topple anti-free-speech buffer and bubble zones nationwide:

And if you missed it, go back and check out this recent video, which breaks down what's at stake in our unprecedented lawsuit:

There's a reason Westchester County is picking on 40 Days for Life: Peaceful prayer and offering nonviolent choices to abortion-vulnerable women work!

Don't let pro-abortion politicians scare you away. Send a message, and:

  • Apply to lead your community in 40 days of prayer and fasting, community outreach, and peaceful vigil this February 22-April 2 at;
  • Equip yourself to have The Most Important Conversation in the World by signing up for 40 Days for Life University's Sidewalk Outreach training at

Shawn Carney, President/CEO

In addition to co-founding 40 Days for Life, Shawn is one of the most sought-after pro-life speakers, addressing audiences coast-to-coast and internationally. He has executive produced award-winning pro-life documentaries. Shawn co-authored the #1 top-rated Christian book: 40 Days for Life: Discover What God Has Done ... Imagine What He Can Do and also wrote The Beginning of the End of Abortion.