Oklahoma House passes Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act by a vote of 84-2

Oklahoma State Rep. Pam Peterson

By Dave Andrusko One of National Right to Life’s highest priorities is half-way home in Oklahoma. The Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act, HB 1721, passed the Oklahoma House of Representatives Wednesday 84-2. Several House members who commonly vote

Arkansas Gov. signs Act 139, makes clear webcam abortions not telemedicine


By Dave Andrusko If you are a defender of abortion, how do you defend what is (when people understand what really takes place) absolutely indefensible? We have explored every angle many times, but it is helpful to be reminded how

West Virginia Gov. has five days to decide whether to veto The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Senator Karnes, one of West Virginians for Life's heroes,  spoke on the floor of the Senate in support of HB 2568.

By Dave Andrusko It is not entirely clear if he has, but should West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin receive The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act today, he will have until next Wednesday to decide whether to veto the bill.

Farewell, Jack Willke

Dr. Jack Willke

By Carol Tobias, President I had the great privilege of attending the funeral service for Jack Willke, one of my predecessors as president of National Right to Life. It would come as no surprise that Thursday’s funeral was well attended

Jack Willke: Answering the Call

Jack and Barbara Willke

By Dave Andrusko I strongly suspect you have to be married a long, long time to begin to grasp how much Jack Willke missed Barbara, his wife of almost 65 years. Barbara, the mother of six, the grandmother of 22,

Missouri bill would require annual inspection of abortion clinic

Missouri State Rep. Kathy Swan

By Dave Andrusko The Missouri House of Representatives passed a bill this week that would require the Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct a yearly on-site inspection at the Planned Parenthood of St. Louis in the Central West

Behind the failure of an amendment to specify that sex-selective abortions are not legal in Great Britain

MP Fiona Bruce, sponser of the amendment

By Dave Andrusko We have two posts today that are a struggle to put together. Not because the issues at hand—sex-selective abortions in Great Britain and a court decision throttling a woman-helping center in San Francisco—are unclear or particularly complicated

A “significant drop” in sex-selective abortions in India and Nepal

Up to eight million unborn girls may have been aborted in India in last decade

Follows decision by Supreme Court of India By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This appeared on in the current digital edition of National Right to Life News, “the pro-life newspaper of record.” You can read this story and the issue in

Feminists Praise “Choose Your Own [Abortion] Adventure” Interactive Website


By Kristine Marsh In the latest example of “WTH?!” feminism, one liberal blog has taken a stab at conjoining one of your favorite childhood memories with militant abortion activism. This is Fusion has come up with an interactive “Choose your

Why Disability Rights Groups Oppose Assisted Suicide


By Micaiah Bilger, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation. The disability rights community is one of the most vocal opponents of assisted suicide. Many news outlets stereotype opponents of assisted suicide as merely religious; but we who fight to protect people

Clinic worker: The first time I saw an aborted baby’s arm, I couldn’t believe my eyes


By Sarah Terzo One could say that the best way to learn about abortion is to listen to the stories of those who have actually been there, in the rooms where abortions were performed– the former abortionists and clinic workers.

U of Michigan joins hospitals performing in-utero surgery to correct spina bifida of unborn children


Editor’s note. This appears on the blog of Right to Life of Michigan. The Detroit Free Press has a wonderful story about how the University of Michigan Hospital System has become one of 13 in the country to perform surgery