Category Archives: Politics

2018 U.S. Senate Elections

Great Pro-Life opportunities abound By Karen Cross, National Right to Life political director Editor’s note. This appeared on page one in the February digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please read the entire 39-page edition and pass it

Senate confirms Dr. Price as HHS secretary

Rep. Tom Price

By Dave Andrusko It took another marathon session but at 2:00 this morning the Senate finally confirmed Rep. Tom Price to be the new secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. The vote, strictly along party lines (with

Pro-abortion Democrats: seething in anger and awash in divisions

By Dave Andrusko The stories make for an interesting—and frightening– juxtaposition. The Democrats trying to find their way out of the electoral wilderness (while ever-so-gently acknowledging that the Obama presidency was a disaster for their party) and what Amber Phillips

Sessions confirmed as AG, Price filibuster broken

Jeff Sessions and Donald Trump

By Dave Andrusko The slow but steady advance against pro-abortion Senate Democrat obstructionism took two steps forward last night. As NRL News Today reported late in the evening, the Senate voted to confirm pro-life Sen. Jeff Sessions as the next

DeVos confirmed to be Ed Sec, filibuster against Sessions broken

Betsy DeVos

By Dave Andrusko A good day for pro-lifers nominated by President Donald Trump to assume two cabinet positions. Earlier this afternoon, Senate Republicans broke an attempted Democrat filibuster of pro-life Sen. Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General. The final tally

Price and Mnuchin approved by Senate Finance Committee minus any participation by Democrats

Pro-life Senator Orrin Hatch

By Dave Andrusko As we discussed yesterday, Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee decided to boycott confirmation hearings for HHS Secretary Rep. Tom Price and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. Earlier today, both were endorsed without a dissenting vote by the

Democrats begin “scorched earth” attack by boycotting hearings for Price and Mnuchin

Rep. Tom Price

By Dave Andrusko To quote the immortal actress Betty Davis, “Fasten your seatbelts. It’s going to be a bumpy night.” Borrowing from the Washington Post, I’m alluding not only to what may well be pro-abortion Senate Democrats’ “scorched earth” approach

Wonder if Obama counted noses when he “rallied” Democrats to oppose Republicans’ agenda?

By Dave Andrusko Kudos to WMAL’s Chris Plante who spoke eloquently about the double standard on display when it was announced the Democratic National Committees is building a ‘war room’ (staffed by “former aides to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign”) to

2016 Election Overview: NRLC triumphant against radical pro-abortion movement

By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Editor’s note. This appeared on page one of the December digital edition of National Right to Life News. You can read all the stories, analyses, and editorials at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsDec2016.pdf. Please share

Nov 8th Election Was a National Referendum On the Abortion Issue

Editor’s note. This appeared in the Maryland Life Report, the newsletter of Maryland Right to Life. The pro-life movement has won a great victory – – it’s not the final victory, but a clear and decisive one nonetheless. The November

Three Pro-Life Candidates Win Louisiana Runoff Elections

Louisiana Representative-elect Clay Higgins

Issue Remains Important to Voters Louisiana is sending three new pro-life legislators to Washington, D.C. Together with November’s election outcome, last Saturday’s runoff election shows that the pro-life issue is indeed an important one to Louisiana voters. State Treasurer John

Foolishly imagining there were no abortion battles before Trump’s election

By Dave Andrusko Read this headline from CNN and tell me what you take from it: “How Trump’s election reignites the abortion wars.” Well, clearly, that all was quiet on the Abortion Front until pro-life President-elect Donald Trump had the