New Lancet study shows patients incorrectly diagnosed as in a PVS but some implications of more accurate diagnosis ominous

Dr. Steven Laureys, one of the co-authors of the Lancet study

  By Dave Andrusko A study published Tuesday in the medical journal “The Lancet” finds that “significant number of people labeled vegetative had received an incorrect diagnosis and actually had some degree of consciousness and the potential to improve,” according

Are Hollywood’s pro-abortion leanings to blame for its aversion to a film about abortionist Kermit Gosnell?


  By Andrew Bair Hollywood usually has no qualms about showing graphic violence or making films about human tragedies. The most recent Oscar winner for Best Picture was 12 Years a Slave, a film about the brutal history of slavery

Six in Ten Americans think President Obama lies on important matters

Pro-abortion President Barack Obama

  By Dave Andrusko In the wake of having his “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it” assurance designated 2013’s “Lie of the year,” it probably shouldn’t surprise us that a Fox News Poll released Wednesday

Arizona governor Brewer signs HB2284 allowing unannounced inspection of abortion clinics, law similar to statutes in nine other states

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer

  By Dave Andrusko Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed the Women’s Health Protection Act into law, assuring that abortion clinics are now subject to the same safety and inspection standards as all other health care institutions, such as primary-care

MSNBC Silent on New Poll Showing Wendy Davis Getting Crushed, Even Losing Women

Pro-abortion Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis

  By Scott Whitlock The liberal journalists at MSNBC have been quite enamored with Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, constantly promoting her Democratic campaign. Yet, a new poll showing her trailing by 14 points has gone unmentioned on the network.

Judge turns down pro-abortion lawsuit asking for TRO against Texas admitting privileges law

Judge Lee Yeakel

  By Dave Andrusko On Wednesday District Judge Lee Yeakel, usually a particularly friendly source for pro-abortion ligitants, rejected a request for a temporary restraining order against the part of Texas’s HB 2 that requires abortionists to obtain admitting privileges

People with disabilities don’t want your pity and we don’t want your death

Steve Passmore protesting euthanasia bill in 2009.

  By Steve Passmore Editor’s note. The following letter, which was published by the Hamilton Spectator on April 15, was reprinted on the blog of Alex Schadenberg, executive director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. Mr. Passmore is a member of

The April NRL News is up and ready to be read and passed along to pro-life family and friends


  By Dave Andrusko It’s an especially fun time of the month—we’ve “printed” the latest edition of National Right to Life News, which is now an online, digital newspaper. You can access the April issue—and all the stories contained in

Amazing Video of Conception to Birth Is Worth Watching Again


  By Micaiah Bilger, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation No matter how many times I watch Alexander Tsiaras’s short film, “Conception to birth – visualized,” I walk away feeling amazed. Tsiaras, a professor at Yale University, helped to create the stunning

Some Dutch Pharmacists Say No to Euthanasia


  By Wesley J. Smith As we move into a morally polyglot society–with the culture of death rushing to the fore–the question of medical conscience will become increasingly hot button. This is apparently already occurring in the Netherlands where many

Is abortion justified when a baby is disabled?


  By Paul Stark The New York Times recently published an article titled “My Abortion, at 23 Weeks.” The author explains that she was pregnant with twins, a boy and a girl, but that the boy was diagnosed with a

Countries Oppose UNFPA’s Attempts to Control Outcome of Commission on Population and Development


  Extended coverage of the 47th Session of the Commission on Population and Development–ICPD Beyond 2014   Editor’s note. This report comes from the PNCI—the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues. For more on the outcome, see “United Nations Commission on