A company which sells pro-life checks alongside checks with Christian messages called, Life Checks, has been duping pro-life people for years promoting organizations that support abortion under other company names.
Pro-life checks are a great way for pro-life people to get the message out about abortion but an investigation conducted by Life Dynamics in 2005 uncovered the Pro-life Check scandal.
The novelty check company was originally owned by George Johnson, a strong pro-life business owner committed to the cause of ending abortion with the help and advice of Virginia and Ellis Evers of Heritage House, who created the Precious Feet Pin.
“We started printing bank checks with the Pro-Life message, eventually establishing them and the designs as “Life Checks.” You may have met us at various Pro-Life conferences around the US. As we worked together in the trenches to promote this cause and save the unborn,” Johnson said.
However, Johnson told Life Dynamics that he sold the company years ago to the Maryland based Custom Direct LLC after his wife was diagnosed with cancer.
Johnson, referred to by many as “The Pro-life Check Guy,” said that after his wife died, he discovered that the company he had sold to was also producing messaging that supported abortion:
- “A few years ago I discovered that Check Gallery had bought “Message Checks” and began printing custom checks for Planned Parenthood, NARAL, The ACLU and various Gay and Lesbian organizations. It wasn’t long before I noticed ads bragging that Message Checks was giving back to those groups over $500,000.00 a year in royalties. We were heartbroken but there was nothing we could do. In 2004 the non-compete clause in my contract expired. I pondered on what to do and how to intercept this misguided path of destruction that could affect our future generations.
“In April of 2005, Mark Crutcher’s Life Dynamics became aware of the situation, and investigated Check Gallery and its divisions, gleaning & researching all their information from the Internet. They learned and disclosed that more than half a million dollars a year go to the “several and various groups” except for the “Pro-Life” agenda. Nothing was being given back! Crutcher called it “The Life Check Scandal.”
If you look at Life Check’s website today, you will see that you can order checks with both Christian and pro-life messages.
But, as Life Dynamics president, Mark Crutcher pointed out on his Life Talk TV show in 2005 the new owners also promoted abortion rights groups like Planned Parenthood and the National Organization for Women.
“This company also owns a company called Message Products,” Crutcher said.
According to that 2005 report by Crutcher, Message Products, offered checks and other items that funded and promoted abortion groups like:
• Planned Parenthood
• The National Organization for Women
• The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
• Various Gay and Lesbian Organizations
At that time, Message Products also claimed to “contribute $500,000 annually” to these and other “socially involved” groups.
MORE PRO-ABORTION TIES
In addition to Life Checks, Custom Direct owns the website 4checks.com which also promotes abortion rights groups.
At the time Crutcher exposed 4Checks.com they were listing all their pro-abortion checks alongside pro-life checks on the website.
“And, believe it or not on that particular website they also list all their pro-life, pro-family, Christian, patriotic, checks right alongside National Organization for Women, Planned Parenthood…the ACLU, People for the American Way ,” Crutcher said in 2005.
“I’ll be honest with you, I think pro-life groups all over the country have been duped by this including Life Dynamics,” Crutcher noted who said at one time they had a link to Life Checks on their website which has now been removed.
Watch Crutcher discuss this on a 2005 episode of Life Talk TV below:
View the current Life Talk TV show here.
The good news is that George Johnson, original pro-life owners of Life Checks, is back in business and is offering genuine pro-life checks at the website Prolifecheckguy.com.