Supreme Court declines to review decision blocking enforcement of Arizona abortion law, but other appeals courts have upheld similar law

US Supreme Court

  By Dave Andrusko The Supreme Court this morning declined to review a federal appeal court decision that forbids Arizona from enforcing a law that requires abortionists to use federal standards in administering chemical abortions. But the High Court’s decision

Baby aborted at 28 weeks for having cleft hand


  By Dave Andrusko In trying to tamp down massive opposition to “late” abortions, abortion advocates employ two strategies. First, insist that for all practical purposes, all later abortions are always performed because, in effect, the child would be born

Please take time out of your busy Christmas Season to read Digital NRL News


  By Dave Andrusko We had our annual Open House Saturday and put up our Christmas Tree Sunday, so the Andruskos are well aware that all of us are into Christmas-mode. But I hope you can squeeze out a few

So Many Empty Chairs

Joleigh and Clara Little

  By Joleigh Little, Region Coordinator and Teens for Life Director, Wisconsin Right to Life Editor’s note. We are rapidly approaching the 42nd anniversary of the infamous 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. This month we are re-running posts from past

Disappointing government report shows declining health care spending; Obamacare partly to blame


  By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Editor’s note. This appeared in the December digital edition of National Right to Life News. You can read the issue in its entirety at The resources being devoted

Infanticide Now “Debatable” in Bioethics

Wesley Smith

  By Wesley J. Smith The late Richard John Neuhaus famously wrote of bioethicists: Thousands of medical ethicists and bioethicists, as they are called, professionally guide the unthinkable on its passage through the debatable on the way to becoming the

Clinic churns out abortions, even when women are late


  By Sarah Terzo Peter Korn, who wrote about an abortion clinic called Lovejoy and how it functioned, said the following about the head nurse’s job: “Lovejoy has gone through 5 head nurses in 4 years. The job is a

Ontario doctors preparing for battle over conscience rights

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

  By Michael Cook A draft policy of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario demands that physicians must provide services to prevent imminent “harm, suffering and/or deterioration,” even if doing so is contrary to their moral beliefs. Critics

Lauren Hill is terminally ill but “I know I will be fine”

Lauren Hill

  “Because I feel like I’ve done God’s work, what he sent me here to do. I feel like maybe, I’m not done yet” By Dave Andrusko Kudos, congratulations, and sincere thanks to WKRC 12, a local station in Cincinnati,

Supreme Court turns down convicted murderer Kermit Gosnell’s Appeal


  By Dave Andrusko When convicted abortionist Kermit Gosnell was sentenced in May 2013 on three counts of first degree murder and one count of involuntary manslaughter, we knew at the time there would be further legal proceedings. There were

UCSF Study Finds, then Downplays, Significant Abortion Complication Rates


  By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. NRL News Today ran a preliminary story on Wednesday that addressed some of the issues raised in far more detailed analysis by Dr. O’Bannon. The nub

Woman aborted by Patel tells local TV station she was strapped in, given no anesthesia, and endured “unbearable” pain

Abortionist Nareshkumar G. Patel

  By Dave Andrusko On Wednesday we reported that notorious abortionist Nareshkumar Gandalal “Naresh” Patel was out on bail, having been charged with three counts of fraud for telling uncover detectives they were pregnant and then prescribing pricey abortifacients. The