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Family of abortion clinic owner die in plane crash #316511
03/25/09 03:34 PM
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MEDIA ADVISORY, Mar. 24 /Christian Newswire/ -- Some of you may have seen the major news story of the private plane that crashed into a Montana cemetery, killing 7 children and 7 adults.

But what the news sources fail to mention is that the Catholic Holy Cross Cemetery owned by Resurrection Cemetery Association in Butte - contains a memorial for local residents to pray the rosary, at the 'Tomb of the Unborn'. This memorial, located a short distance west of the church, was erected as a dedication to all babies who have died because of abortion.

What else is the mainstream news not telling you? The family who died in the crash near the location of the abortion victim's memorial, is the family of Irving 'Bud' Feldkamp, owner of the largest for-profit abortion chain in the nation.

Family Planning Associates was purchased four years ago by Irving Moore "Bud" Feldkamp III, owner of Allcare and Hospitality Dental Associates and CEO of Glen Helen Raceway Park in San Bernardino. The 17 California Family Planning clinics perform more abortions in the state than any other abortion provider - Planned Parenthood included - and they perform abortions through the first five months of pregnancy.

Although Feldkamp is not an abortionist, he reaps profits of blood money from the tens of thousands of babies that are killed through abortions performed every year at the clinics he owns. His business in the abortion industry was what enabled him to afford the private plane that was carrying his family to their week-long vacation at The Yellowstone Club, a millionaires-only ski resort.

The plane went down on Sunday, killing two of Feldkamp's daughters, two sons-in-law and five grandchildren along with the pilot and four family friends. The plane, a single-engine turboprop flown by Bud Summerfield of Highland, crashed into the Catholic cemetery and burst into flames, only 500 ft. from its landing destination. All aboard were killed.

The cause of the crash is a mystery. The pilot, who was a former military flier who logged over 2,000 miles, gave no indication to air traffic controllers that the aircraft was experiencing difficulty when he asked to divert to an airport in Butte. Witnesses report that the plane suddenly nosedived toward the ground with no apparent signs of a struggle. There was neither a cockpit voice recorder nor a flight data recorder onboard, and no radar clues into the planes final moments because the Butte airport is not equipped with a radar facility. Some speculate that the crash was due to ice on the wings, but this particular plane model has been tested for icy weather and experts have stated that ice being the cause is unlikely.

In my time working for Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust, I helped organize and conduct a weekly campaign where youth activists stood outside of Feldkamp's mini-mansion in Redlands holding fetal development signs and raising community awareness regarding Feldkamp's dealings in child murder for profit. Every Thursday afternoon we called upon Bud and his wife Pam to repent, seek God's blessing and separate themselves from the practice of child killing.

We warned him, for his children's sake, to wash his hands of the innocent blood he assisted in spilling because, as Scripture warns, if "you did not hate bloodshed, bloodshed will pursue you". (Ezekiel 35:6)

A news source states that Bud Feldkamp visited the site of the crash with his wife and their two surviving children on Monday. As they stood near the twisted and charred debris talking with investigators, light snow fell on the tarps that covered the remains of their children.

I don't want to turn this tragic event into some creepy spiritual 'I told you so' moment, but I think of the time spent outside of Feldkamp's - Pam Feldkamp laughing at the fetal development signs, Bud Feldkamp trying not to make eye contact as he got into his car with a small child in tow - and I think of the haunting words, 'Think of your children.' I wonder if those words were haunting Feldkamp as well as he stood in the snow among the remains of loved ones, just feet from the 'Tomb of the Unborn'?

I only hope and pray that in the face of this tragedy, Feldkamp recognizes his need for repentance and reformation. I pray that God will use this unfortunate catastrophe to soften the hearts of Bud and Pam and that they will draw close to the Lord and wash their hands of the blood of thousands of innocent children, each as precious and irreplaceable as their own.

"I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. Choose life, then." (Deut. 30:19)

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Re: Family of abortion clinic owner die in plane crash [Re: Alice] #316517
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Prayers for the doctor and hopes for his conversion in the last few seconds.

Alexis

Re: Family of abortion clinic owner die in plane crash [Re: Logos - Alexis] #316539
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Alexis, the doctor and his wife are fine, they were not on the plane. Sadly it is their children.

Lord have mercy on them all!

Re: Family of abortion clinic owner die in plane crash [Re: Pani Rose] #316558
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Thank you, Alice, for posting this.

May his children, children-in-law and grandchildren now intercede for him to convert; and may we pray for all of their souls. Lord have mercy ! May St. Panteleimon and the Theotokos intercede !

-- John

Re: Family of abortion clinic owner die in plane crash [Re: harmon3110] #316564
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Wow! How ironic. May God have mery on on their souls!

Re: Family of abortion clinic owner die in plane crash [Re: harmon3110] #316567
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Originally Posted by harmon3110
Thank you, Alice, for posting this.

May his children, children-in-law and grandchildren now intercede for him to convert; and may we pray for all of their souls. Lord have mercy ! May St. Panteleimon and the Theotokos intercede !

-- John


Actually, Pani Rose found this and I posted it for her....

(not to take credit where it is not due!)

It is often said that the sins of the parents do not affect parents directly, but indirectly through affecting their children--if the father died, he would not suffer (except for eternity)...now he will suffer the greatest suffering a parent can know, and I am sure he will make the connection with his business. There was definitely a divine message in the circumstances of this tragedy. I pray that he is brought to salvation through repentence, and I pray that all the sins of those who died in this tragic accident will be forgiven...Kyrie Eleison!

Re: Family of abortion clinic owner die in plane crash [Re: Alice] #316571
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The admiration of knowing how great God's power actually is sends chills down my spine and this just magnifies that...

As you read this, picture and remember the story of Pharaoh and the curse through Moses of the death of all the first born in Egypt...

Many say God is not an angry God at times. Just as scripture tells us, God Blesses and God Curses. This is sad, but at the same time, it should help us all realize the power of God and who exactly is in charge in this world....Now let's see if this guy figures it out and shuts down his death camp...


BTW, never give Allcare your business, you are financially supporting abortions.


Re: Family of abortion clinic owner die in plane crash [Re: stivvy] #316631
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Prayers...this is very interesting and tragic...

Re: Family of abortion clinic owner die in plane crash [Re: ebed melech] #316639
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I don't think this is ironic at all, I think it is tragic.

Prayers for the doctor and his family.


Re: Family of abortion clinic owner die in plane crash [Re: Father Borislav] #316652
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Originally Posted by Subdeacon Borislav
I don't think this is ironic at all, I think it is tragic.


I find myself strongly agreeing with Subdeacon Borislav's remark.

While it is certainly within God's power, right, and wisdom to take vengeance on this world or any of its inhabitants - and not ours to question should He choose to do so - we of the East, in particular, have long believed the message of the New Testament, the New Covenant, to be one of God's infinite love for mankind. We celebrate particularly His love as evinced in His Resurrection.

It seems particularly un-Christian of us, as Catholics and Orthodox faithful, to seem focused on the prospect that our loving God intended the tragic deaths of these individuals, particularly innocent children, to achieve reparation - the 'eye for an eye' justice of the Old Covenant.

It is unseemly that we should be more focused on speculating whether there will be repentence and withdrawal from involvement in the heinous sin of abortion on the part of the person owning the clinics than on expressing prayers that the departed rest now in a place of peace, where there is neither suffering nor sighing, but only life everlasting. And, yes, that comfort be afforded to those who lost loved ones, regardless of how one might personally feel toward those bereaved persons for other reasons.

The points made above are not offered for purposes of debate! Those who feel inclined to continue in such a vein are invited to do it elsewhere. Such views, subtle or overt, are no more appropriate to an Eastern Christian forum than would be expressions that Katrina or 911 are evidence of the punishing hand of God or that the deaths of Jews and others in gas chambers are historical fiction. On these very fora, many have roundly, and appropriately, denounced such as offensive. Just so is taking some perverse satisfaction ('there for you') in the 'irony' that this man's children died a violent death.

May the memory of the departed be eternal and may their loved ones be comforted in their loss.

Many years,

Neil


"One day all our ethnic traits ... will have disappeared. Time itself is seeing to this. And so we can not think of our communities as ethnic parishes, ... unless we wish to assure the death of our community."
Re: Family of abortion clinic owner die in plane crash [Re: Irish Melkite] #316671
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Dear Neil,

I don't think that anyone here is delighting in this. On the contrary, these people are our fellow human beings, and are now suffering the greatest pain imaginable, and I pray that they will cling to God for help and consolation at this desperate time. I think one would be quite depraved to rejoice in this tragedy or to say 'serves him right'...and I haven't seen that in anyone's post.

Please, however, understand that in Mediterranean Christian cultures, we are brought up with the concept of 'the sins of the father'. One only need watch the Godfather movies to see this theme running through all of them. The unrepented sins we commit can often haunt us in this life as well as the next. It is Orthodox church belief that everything that happens in our lives, the good and the bad, is known and is allowed by God--for His own reasons. I agree that we should not speculate on those reasons. Good things happen to bad people and bad things happen to good people! Sometimes our personal sufferings bring us closer to Him, other times they don't. All is within the mystery of our God who is always a loving Father in every circumstance and second of our life.

Sometimes, a good father is stern...for instance, I remember that in the Fatima message, our blessed Lady said that the world war was punishment for mankind's sins. (Who am I to argue with the Mother of God?) wink

Just to make sure the responses to the tragedy of this article do not take a bad, judgemental, or self righteous turn, I will close the thread. *Thank you*, dear Neil, for reminding us all to be ever vigilant in our thoughts and in our hearts to our fellow man. Ultimately, it is our own salvation that we need to worry about most and not that of our brother.

May our Lord God have mercy on us all!

In Christ,
Alice



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