Tag Archives: pro-life movement

One historian’s sympathetic interpretation of the Pro-Life Movement prior to Roe v. Wade

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the

One historian’s sympathetic interpretation of the Pro-Life Movement prior to Roe v. Wade

By Dave Andrusko I try not to go overboard, making comments that require more than a review or two of a new book, but Defenders of the Unborn: The Pro-life Movement before Roe v. Wade by Daniel

Why We Do What We Do

  By Carol Tobias, President, National Right to Life Editor’s note. This appeared in the May issue of National Right to Life News which can be read in its entirety at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsMay2014.pdf There are many ways people

Completely missing why the abortion issue has “political staying power”

  By Dave Andrusko Many times it seems as if the preponderance of pro-abortion columns/op-eds is limited to “my goodness, those radical anti-choicers are passing bills like it’s going out of style” and “Jeez, these @#$% people

The power of sustaining relationships for our Movement

  By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa is the survivor of a “failed” saline abortion in 1977. She speaks all over the world, including at the last three National Right to Life Conventions where she will again

Another Word for Failure

  By Jean Garton Editor’s note. Jean Garton is best known to pro-lifers as the author of the classic, “Who Broke the Baby?” But over the years she has also contributed a number of wonderful essays for

The pro-life movement and ‘common liberal values’

  By Paul Stark Scholar Jon Shields (professor at Claremont McKenna College), who’s not exactly pro-life but has become more sympathetic to our view in the course of his research, discusses the pro-life movement in an interview

A Journalist’s Journey into the Pro-Life Movement

  By Holly Gatling, executive director, South Carolina Citizens for Life Five months after I graduated from the University of South Carolina with my degree in journalism, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landscape altering 1973 Roe

Youthful pro-life movement unnerves aging pro-abortionists

By Helen Alvare Editor’s note. Today’s entry in our year-long “Roe at 40” series comes from the August 10, 1999, issue of National Right to Life News. A t the time she wrote this essay Professor Alvare

Truth, love and the pro-life movement

By Paul Stark Editor’s note. We received some very nice feedback on “Love is the River,” written by NRLC President Carol Tobias, that ran Wednesday.  In that vein, I thought our NRL News Today readers would also

The Pro-Life Movement: A Family with Many Faces

By Jean Garton Editor’s note. The latest in our year-long “Roe at 40” series is a wonderful essay by Jean Garton (author of the classic “Who Broke the Baby?”) that appeared in our January 1998, edition. It’s

You don’t have to be in the pro-life movement to be fired up by abortion’s injustice

By John Smeaton, executive director, Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) I joined the pro-life movement 40 years ago this year, giving my first talk on abortion to schoolchildren in south London in 1973. Actually, though,