Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Dr. Oscar Elias Biscet, Pro-Life Physician Imprisoned by Castro, Is Honored by White House

Dr. Oscar Elias Biscet is more than a physician in his native Cuba. He is an outspoken abortion opponent in a pro-abortion nation that doesn't take kindly to dissent. On Monday, he will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom -- America's highest civil honor -- in recognition of his struggles.

Biscet was arrested and served three years in a prison camp after publishing an article condemning abortion. After he was released, Biscet was again arrested and is serving 22 years in prison for anti-government views...

More of this LifeNews article can be read here. And, for further information about Dr. Biscet, here is a National Review article from 2004 and, most important, here is a page explaining how you can help intercede for Dr. Biscet and other political prisoners.