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Florida Voice for the Unborn

As the executive director of Florida Voice for the Unborn, Andrew runs the group’s day-to-day activities from Tallahassee, which include lobbying lawmakers and other officials; issuing “Grassroots Action Alerts” and press releases; managing the e-mail list and social media accounts; and raising operational funds.

Date & Location

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Plantation Golf & Country Club
500 Rockley Blvd
Venice Fl 34293


Please RSVP 5 days prior to the event.

Please email Jeannine Byrnes at or call 941-330-5913 for more information.


There will be no Mass or adoration at the new location – just the speaker and networking at the NEW LOCATION. Plantation Golf & Country Club, 500 Rockley Blvd, Venice FL, 34293

Andrew Shirvell

Founder | Florida Voice for the Unborn

Inspired by the Holy Spirit, long-time pro-life activist Andrew Shirvell formed Florida Voice for the Unborn in January 2020 because he was deeply troubled that the Florida Legislature had failed to enact any pro-life legislation in 2019. Florida Voice for the Unborn is a statewide grassroots lobbying group that only focuses on pro-life issues impacting the unborn.

Andrew’s pro-life activism goes back more than twenty years to his days as an undergraduate student at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. While obtaining his Bachelor of Arts in history and political science, and while working a part-time job, Andrew served as the president of Students for Life for two years on one of the nation’s most liberal college campuses.

Upon graduation, Andrew worked a year before entering Ave Maria School of Law, while it was still in Ann Arbor, Michigan. At Ave Maria, among other positions he held, Andrew was president of the Bioethics Society. In May 2006, Andrew obtained his Juris Doctorate. Before practicing law, he was employed as the deputy campaign manager of a statewide political campaign.

In the fall of 2013, Andrew moved to Palm Coast, Florida, from his native New York State. From 2014 to 2018, Andrew served as the facilitator of the Respect Life Ministry at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Palm Coast. Subsequently, Andrew joined the leadership team of the St. Augustine March for Life, and helped plan and execute the annual demonstration in the nation’s oldest city.


Contact for Questions

Please RSVP 5 days prior to the event.

Jeannine Byrnes

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