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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

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

A National Referendum on Abortion

Members of NRLC's executive committee and NRLC staff met with Donald Trump this summer. NRLC congratulates President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence and looks forward to working with them in the coming years.

By David N. O’Steen, Ph.D., National Right to Life Executive Director A National Referendum on Abortion – that’s how Ernest Ohlhoff, National Right to Life’s Director of Outreach, described the 2016 election in a recent article published

Iowa pro-lifers enjoyed huge electoral successes at federal and state levels

Pro-life Sen. Chuck Grassley

By Dave Andrusko One of the under-told stories of last Tuesday’s Election Day is the enormous gains pro-lifers made at the state level. We have already reported on some states with more to come. Today, in this

Republicans unanimously support Ryan for Speaker, Democrats postpone decision on Nancy Pelosi

Pro-life President-elect Donald Trump and pro-life Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan (R-Wi.). Getty image.

By Dave Andrusko Pro-life Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wi.) won a unanimous vote of support today from House Republicans colleagues for a second term as speaker of the House. The full House will select the Speaker when the

North Carolina Right to Life celebrates the many great Election Night victories

Pro-Life Senator Richard Burr (R-NC)

Because North Carolina is one of the key swing states, determining who wins or loses the Presidency and affects the balance of power in the Congress, there was intense focus this election cycle on the Tar Heel

Pro-life successes continue in West Virginia in historic election

It was truly an historic election as Donald Trump did the seemingly impossible in an upset victory over extreme pro-abortion candidate Hillary Clinton. The impressive electoral college margin was 279-228. Many pro-life victories occurred in West Virginia

Takeaways from last night’s media coverage of Donald Trump’s historic victory

Fox News's Bill Hemmer (right) and Bret Baier

By Dave Andrusko My wife had to be up by 6 this morning, so when she finally went to bed at 1 o’clock EST, the election looked good for pro-life Donald Trump but not secure. When I

Closing thoughts on Elections 2016

By Dave Andrusko I am writing this just before noon on Election Day. Here are two last-minute thoughts I’d like to share. I trust you have voted or will before the day is done. First, over the

This is it

This is it! Tomorrow either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be elected President of the United States! No one else can win. We know that Hillary Clinton should never be President. She is still proud of

Final thoughts at the eleventh hour

By Dave Andrusko It is, almost literally, the eleventh hour. While an unprecedented number of Americans have already cast their ballots for pro-life Donald Trump or pro-abortion Hillary Clinton, many more will make that fateful decision tomorrow.

Appreciating the enormity of what is at stake next Tuesday

By Carol Tobias Election Day is upon us. In just four days we will know who is our 45th President and whether the U.S. Senate remains under pro-life leadership. Have you, like me, waited for this day