Early voting begins in North Carolina today, Senate race extremely close between Tillis and Hagan


  By Andrew Bair Early voting kicked off today in North Carolina, the site of one of the nation’s most competitive U.S. Senate races. In the Tar Heel State, there is a clear contrast between the Senate candidates on abortion.

Kansas University professor leading music therapy for premature infants

University of Kansas assistant professor of music therapy Deanna Hanson-Abromeit

  By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Editor’s note. This appeared in the October digital edition of National Right to Life News. You can read the entire issue online at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNEWSOCT2014.pdf. An ever-increasing number of babies survive birth

Mother dares anyone to criticize her for wishing she had aborted her son who has Down syndrome; “if I could go back in time, I would abort him in an instant”

Gillian Reif with her son, Stephen

  By Dave Andrusko So the mother says she wished she’d have aborted her son, who has Down syndrome, whom she has cared for for 47 years. She tells her story to the British publication, The Daily Mail, and we

Efforts to suppress spending on life-saving drugs are working—while development of new drugs is stagnating


  New analysis details a disappointing explanation for recent decreases in Medicare spending growth – a paucity of new life-saving and health-preserving drugs By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics The title of an October 23, 2014,

Assisted Suicide, Quick Fixes, and a Lesson from My Dad


  By Micaiah Bilger, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Growing up, my dad always impressed upon us the importance of doing a job well. He didn’t believe in quick fixes. When we worked with him, we were expected to finish

Women give reasons to abort Down syndrome babies


  By Sarah Terzo Rayna Rapp, a former abortion clinic worker, interviewed women getting genetic testing to find out if their babies would be disabled or have a genetic problem [1]. Here are some things that people said about why

A Yes for 1 is a Yes for all Women


  By Allison Vargo Editor’s note. This appeared in the Daily Beacon, the student newspaper at the University of Tennessee, and is reprinted with the author’s permission. Those against Amendment 1 suggest the amendment would allow legislators to come between

‘Deselecting’ our children

Margaret Somerville

  By Margaret Somerville Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Not so long ago, it seem, a Danish newspaper ran a story headlined, “Plans to make Denmark a Down syndrome-free perfect society.” Dr. Somerville’s article is in response

“Crescendo,” an award winning pro-life film, is now on YouTube


  By Nancy Flanders “Crescendo,” the short film which has earned over eleven international awards, is now available on YouTube. Called the “most powerful pro-life movie of its kind” and “a life-changer” by Joseph Farah, founder of World Net Daily,

Scotland: Assisted suicide plan ‘unethical and uncontrollable’

CNK Spokesman Dr. Gordon Macdonald

  By Alex Schadenberg, International Chair – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The BBC reported that the Care Not Killing (CNK) in Scotland has launched an online petition calling on MSPs [Members of the Scottish Parliament] to reject a bill that would

“Generation Y” and Why They Are Naturally Pro-Life


  By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Federation for Life “You’ve got to be taught To hate and fear, You’ve got to be taught From year to year, It’s got to be drummed In your dear little ear You’ve got

In Pro-life Louisiana, There’s No Excuse for Re-electing a Senator Who Voted 100% Pro-abortion This Term!


  5th in a series of e-blasts highlighting the key U.S. Senate races the National Right to Life Victory Fund is working to win to gain pro-life control of the U.S. Senate. Louisiana is as deeply pro-life as any state