Pro-abortion ‘icon’ Wendy Davis faces daunting odds as November 4 gubernatorial election approaches

Pro-abortion Texas state Senator Wendy Davis and Pro-life Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott

  By Dave Andrusko Imagine you are pro-abortion “icon,” Texas state Senator Wendy Davis, famous far and wide for your pink tennis shoes and your marathon filibuster of a pro-life Texas bill (H.B. 2). When you decide to run for

Preliminary hearing set for December 11 for Utah woman accused of murdering six newborns

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  By Dave Andrusko When last we reported on Megan Huntsman, accused of murdering six newborns over the space of ten years and stuffing their bodies into a garage, police had offered a possible motive for the 39-year’s murderous rampage:

“Leftover” cells from babies provide significant health benefits for their mothers years, even decades, later

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  By Dave Andrusko Over the past few years, NRL News Today has run a series of stories on the absolutely amazing interplay between mother and unborn child. See, for example, nrlc.cc/1w3JzES and nrlc.cc/1w3JEID. They are based on something that

Study by Cambridge researchers finds ‘hidden brain signatures’ of consciousness in patients said to be in a persistent vegetative state

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  By Dave Andrusko Last week the UK Independent newspaper published an article written by Science Editor Steve Connor, exploring a fascinating study by scientists at Cambridge University which found “Severely brain-damaged patients in a persistent vegetative state may be

Woman aborts baby at home; Police describe “sad little face”

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  By Sarah Terzo An article in The New Republic in 2012 described how Jennie Linn McCormack aborted her late term unborn baby with pills she purchased online. She did not want to pay for an abortion in a clinic,

Planned Parenthood investing $1.6 million in effort to stop TN ballot measure

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  Editor’s note. This appears in the October digital edition of National Right to Life News. You can read this and every other story and column in the “pro-life newspaper of record” at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNEWSOCT2014.pdf. By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL

Cells transplanted from patient’s own nose help paralyzed man walk

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  By Dave Andrusko A 38-year-old Bulgarian man is believed to be the first person in the world to recover from a complete severing of the spinal nerves, thanks to a pioneering transplant treatment that took cells from his nose.

Obama’s sagging fortunes among women voters dragging down vulnerable Democrats

Pro-abortion President Barack Obama

  By Dave Andrusko Two weeks from today we vote in the mid-term elections. Survey results from a number of hotly contested Senate races show the difference at a point or two. In two states—Louisiana and Georgia—that require the winner

Of Michael Landon and Brittany Maynard:  The Changing Meaning of Courage in the Face of Pending Death

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  By Wesley J. Smith Michael Landon, the hugely popular television star of Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie, and Highway to Heaven, died in 1991 at age fifty-four. Landon’s last act—if you will—was widely hailed as his best:  He

International Conference on Population and Development (Cairo) and Abortion

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  Editor’s Note: This is Part II of a four part series on the implications and effects of the International Conference on Population and Development that took place twenty years ago in Cairo. By Scott Fischbach Abortion advocates didn’t get

Woman thought to be in PVS makes full recovery, had been talk of taking her off of life support

Kate Allatt in 2011, with two of her children, as she was recovering

  By Dave Andrusko Earlier today we posted a story about how researchers at Cambridge found ‘hidden brain signatures’ of consciousness in patients said to be in a persistent vegetative state. It is just the latest reminder that often times

Royal College of Physicians surveys its membership’s views on ‘assisted dying’

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  By Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and is CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) Monday