North Carolina County Declares ‘Sanctuary’ for Unborn, Plans to Outlaw Abortion

YADKINVILLE, N.C. (LifeSite News) The standing room only crowd attending the August 19 meeting of the Yadkin County Board of Commissioners in North Carolina erupted in loud cheers as the commissioners passed a resolution to become the first official sanctuary county for pre-born children in America.

The president of Personhood North Carolina, Pastor Keith Pavlansky, declared the passage of this pro-life resolution an historic event and emphasized that the resolution “is the first step in adopting a complete culture of life in our communities.”

The resolution accomplishes some main objectives:

The first objective establishes, as the official policy of the county, the scientific fact that life begins at conception or fertilization.

The second commits to enforce this policy “by all means within its power, in accordance with its responsibilities as the people’s elected local representatives.”

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