Mike Schwartz (activist)

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Michael Schwartz (1950-February 3, 2013) was an American leader in the United States pro-life movement, a co-founder of the March for Life, and founding chairman of the Planned Parenthood watchdog organization Life Decisions International. He was a member of Operation Rescue and Chief of Staff to Tom Coburn until 2000, and from 2004 to 2012. Coburn gave a speech to pay tribute to Schwartz on the Senate floor before his death. Schwartz was Catholic.[1]

In 1995 Schwartz was named executive director of the House Family Caucus. He also worked as a vice president for Concerned Women for America.[2]


  1. ^ Baklinski, Thaddeus. "Pro-life, pro-family leader Mike Schwartz dies at 63: co-founder of March for Life". LifeSiteNews.com. Retrieved 2013-02-06. 
  2. ^ "Michael Schwartz". The Washington Post. July 26, 2012. Retrieved 2013-02-06.