Trump appointee offers brilliant critique of appeals court decision to overturn Texas’ ban on the dismemberment of living unborn children

By Dave Andrusko We addressed this briefly last week but a decision by a divided 5th Circuit Court of Appeals panel to strike down Texas’s prohibition against the dismemberment of living unborn babies is surely worth a further look. Especially so because even as I was writing this update, I learned that the dissenter in …

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After Debate, Unhinged Meacham Smears Voters: Trump Appeals to ‘Lizard Brain’ ‘White Guys’

By Scott Whitlock You knew it might have been a bad night for Joe Biden by the way MSNBC responded. The post-debate Democratic hack crew on Thursday night turned to MSNBC regular Jon Meacham to slime the country’s voters. Meacham ranted that the President appeals to the “lizard brains” of “white guys.” He also sneered …

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Pennsylvania will be one of the fiercest battleground states in the Presidential race, and a key to winning the White House

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative/PAC Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation “Get out the pro-life vote” efforts are intensifying in the Keystone State, where much is at stake in this year’s hotly-contested election. Pennsylvania is considered one of the fiercest battleground states in the Presidential race, and a key to winning the White House. But in addition …

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Poland’s top court votes to protect babies with disabilities from ‘eugenic’ abortion

By Right to Life UK Poland’s top court has ruled that disability-selective abortions, which make up a majority of all terminations in Poland, are unconstitutional. The decision by the country’s Constitutional Court Thursday will mean the majority of unborn babies in Poland will be protected from abortion. Once the court’s ruling comes into effect, terminations …

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Mom of Lillian, who has spina bifida, says she ‘was offered an abortion at every visit’

By Nancy Flanders  During her 20-week ultrasound, Samantha Sommerville learned that her preborn baby girl had spina bifida, and doctors offered little optimism for the baby’s future. Until 24 weeks, Sommerville said she was told to abort at every single appointment. But she stood firm in her decision to let her daughter live. Doctors said the …

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“Except here, you are crushing the head of a baby”

By Sarah Terzo From the partial-birth abortion ban trials, one conversation that took place under oath. THE WITNESS: “The instruments are thick enough and heavy enough that you can actually grasp and crush with those instruments as if you were picking up salad…” THE COURT: “Except here you are crushing the head of a baby.” …

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U.S. and 31 other nations declare ‘no international right to abortion’ at UN

By Paul Smeaton On Thursday, the United States, in a coalition of 32 countries representing more than 1.6 billion people  issued a declaration at the United Nations that there is “no international right to abortion.”  “On Thursday, October 22, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and HHS Secretary Alex Azar participated in the virtual signing of the …

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NRL News Today looks back at where we were 10 days prior to the 2016 presidential election

By Dave Andrusko.   As we have for the last week and a half, each day as we approach November 3rd, we’ll be taking a look back at what we wrote at a comparable point in time in 2016—in this case, October 29, 10 days from the November 8th General Election.  The headline read, “Awash in abortion promotion, …

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It starts with the word yes! Special Parents for Special Needs Kids

By Leticia Velasquez, Co-founder of KIDS (Keep Infants with Down Syndrome) and author of “A Special Mother is Born” Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. All this month we’ve been publishing new stories and reposting especially encouraging older posts about the blessings of families with children with Down syndrome. Rick Smith, the effervescent dad …

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UK’s largest abortion provider announces new Chief Executive

By Right to Life UK The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) has announced Clare Murphy will take over from Ann Furedi as Chief Executive in January 2021. Murphy, a former BBC journalist who has risen through the abortion giant’s ranks to become its Deputy Chief Executive, is expected to follow in the footsteps of Furedi …

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12 days to go until November 3rd. What do we know?

By Dave Andrusko As I write these remarks, we are just hours away from the 9:00 start of the second and final presidential debate which will take place at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. The moderator will be NBC White House correspondent Kristen Welker. Without taking up your time with a lot of details, President …

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