By Dave Andrusko Each year on the last day we publish NRL News Today, we run a list of the best received, most popular stories of the previous twelve months. There is no magic to choosing 10, but 10 it is. What can we say, in general, about the stories you responded to in the …Continue reading "The 10 most read NRL News Today stories of 2018"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation 2018 was a year of accomplishment for the pro-life movement in Pennsylvania–despite incredible odds. Here are some of the highlights: Teens Reached–The Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation achieved the magnificent milestone of reaching more than 600,000 teenagers through our innovative partnership with the website TeenBreaks.com. In a number …Continue reading "A year of accomplishments for the pro-life movement in Pennsylvania"
By Mark Davis Pickup Editor’s note. Mark, a good friend, is a Canadian disability rights activist who has spoken at National Right to Life’s annual convention. The following is something he posted today. Following that, I will offer a few thoughts on the music video Mark references, “Choose Life.” Close to 20 years ago, I …Continue reading "Choosing life and the human family"
By Dave Andrusko This week the legal publication, The Indiana Lawyer posted a story reminding us that the justices of the Supreme Court will meet for their first conference of 2019 on January 4. At that time they begin consideration of what cases the High Court will hear in 2019, which would include Indiana’s HEA …Continue reading "Supreme Court could agree to hear as early as January 4 a challenge to Indiana law banning abortions of babies diagnosed with a disability"
By Katie Franklin For decades, the abortion lobby has attempted to deflect legitimate, nonpartisan criticisms against Big Abortion by attacking pro-life pregnancy help centers that empower women to choose life for their children. But the latest Planned Parenthood scandal demonstrates yet again why these attacks are—as Heartbeat International President Jor-El Godsey says—a “clear case of …Continue reading "3 Important Truths Revealed by the Latest Planned Parenthood Scandal"
By Dave Andrusko As the last post for 2018, I’d like to very briefly dig into a story by Zoe Tillman, headlined “Trump’s New Judges Are Everything Conservatives Hoped For And Liberals Feared.” As pro-lifers look ahead to the next two years of President Trump’s first term, we can never be reminded enough of the …Continue reading "President Trump’s judicial selections are a powerful reminder that elections truly do have consequences"
Autonomy over Human Dignity By John Stonestreet & Roberto Rivera Among the pagan practices vanquished by early Christians was infanticide. As Christianity fades in the West, so do our defenses against infanticide in all its grisly forms. Since its beginning, the pro-life movement has argued that the logic that justified abortion-on-demand could, at some point, …Continue reading "The Pagan Logic of Infanticide"
By Sarah Terzo One woman admits that her abortion was selfish, but it was her choice: “The pro-life camp likes to label women like myself as selfish and doing what’s best for her and they’re right. I will not deny what I did was selfish, but as a women I have a choice as so …Continue reading "Woman defends her abortion as “the best choice”"
By Wesley J. Smith Julian Savulescu represents all that I find so objectionable about the mainstream bioethics movement. Rejecting the sanctity/equality of human life, utilitarian in outlook, embracing a eugenics point-of-view, the Oxford professor–what does that tell you?–would lead society in a way opposed by most of the very people bioethics claims to serve. Savulescu …Continue reading "Why Bioethics Should “Fail”"
By Susan E. Wills, Esq. Editor’s note. As we approach the 46th anniversary of the awful Roe v. Wade decision, we are posting new stories and reposting old stories previously run in NRL News Today in anticipation. This is an older post from 2003 but is very much worth reading. Decisions of the U.S. Supreme …Continue reading "Ten Legal Reasons to Reject Roe"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation In her memoir, This Will Only Hurt a Little, actress Busy Philipps reveals that she had an abortion when she was a teenager. At the time of what would have been her baby’s due date, she went on a tour of Europe. She speaks of her …Continue reading "Abortion Can Hurt a Lot"
By Dave Andrusko It’s no secret to moms who’ve carried twins, let alone triplets, that there can be significant complications along the way. And when Katie Johnson went in for her 12 week scan, the doctors gave her frightening news, as she told Lucy Laing of the Daily Mail. The triplets were not growing as …Continue reading "“My three Christmas miracles”: Triplets safely home after parents reject suggestion they abort one or more"