The New York Times, not so long ago, knew there were terrible conditions in abortion “mills”

By Sarah Terzo In an article from 1991, the New York Times wrote about rundown, sleazy “abortion mills” in New York City. The article, written by Robert D. McFadden, described abortion in New York City this way: “It is a shadowy business, the unregulated world of abortion mills, shabby clinics operating behind the facades of doctors’ offices, …

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Home is where the heart is for Dutch euthanasia

Doctors have developed home-based euthanasia plus organ donation  By Michael Cook  There’s always something new that you can learn about how euthanasia works at the coalface. An indignant letter to JAMA Surgery by two doctors from a hospital in the Netherlands led MercatorNet back to a 2017 letter in Transplant International about home-based euthanasia + …

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NRLC says Vote “No” on H.R. 1 (the so-called “For the People Act”)

Dear Representative: The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), representing state right-to-life organizations nationwide, urges you to oppose the so-called “For the People Act of 2021” (H.R. 1), introduced by Rep. John Sarbanes. This legislation has been carefully crafted to maximize short-term political benefits for the dominant faction of one political party, while running roughshod …

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Baby born two weeks below abortion limit goes home after 4 months in hospital

By Right to Life UK A baby born at 22 weeks weighing only 500g has just gone home after four months in hospital. Baby Sofia Viktoria Birina was due on the 1st February 2021, but instead was born in University Wishaw Hospital on the 2nd October 2020. Her mother, Egija, said: “Everything was fine at …

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National Right to Life Pro-Life Essay Contest 2021 Senior Winners Announced

By Scott Fischbach The 2021 NRLC Essay contest is complete and the winners  have been selected.  The Senior division essays will run Tuesday through Friday this week. The Junior division winners will be announced next week. Each contestant was asked to write an essay of 500 or fewer words on the simple but fundamental question …

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Biden’s Radical Nominees to Oversee Health in the US and World

By Marie Smith, Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared here. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is an expansive department of the U.S. government with sweeping oversight on policies related to health in the U.S. and diplomatically, including abortion. The many and varied agencies …

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Planned Parenthood’s Annual Report Shows It Is Still All About Abortion

By Alex Seghers, Education Director, Louisiana Right to Life Planned Parenthood’s recently released 2019-2020 annual report shows that it performed 354,871 abortions, which is 41% of the nation’s abortions. It also showed how miniscule the group’s prenatal appointments and adoption referrals are compared to its bottom line of killing children. The report showed there were …

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Idaho advances legislation to prevent taxpayer dollars from funding abortion

By Laura Nicole  Idaho lawmakers have advanced a bill to remove all taxpayer funds from any public entity that commits or provides information or counseling for abortion, according to the Associated Press (AP).  HB220, the “No Public Funds for Abortion Act,” would help to create a near-total separation between any institution that receives taxpayer funds …

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Once a teen mom, Mackenzie chose life twice, tells her story on Capitol Hill

By Katie Franklin Editor’s note. Our latest look back at what appeared a year ago in NRL News Today is a reminder of the enormous pressures women with untimely pregnancies can be under and the vitally important work of women helping centers to help them navigate tough times. Mackenzie was 17-years-old when, after 13 positive …

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Pro-Abortion Conference Lists ”Obstacles” to Legalizing Abortion Worldwide

By Sarah Terzo On February 28, 2021, a doctor who spoke at a conference sponsored by the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists presented the following slide. The slide presents the “obstacles” to legalizing abortion worldwide discussed at the pro-abortion Women Deliver Conference in 2007: Editor’s note. This appeared at Clinic Quotes and is reposted …

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“Unborn babies need the President of the United States and Members of Congress to be their friend and advocate—not another powerful adversary”

By Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) Editor’s note. As National Right to Life reported Friday, with no Republican support, the House of Representatives on Friday approved the COVID-19 reconciliation package 219-212. Republicans offered the McMorris Rogers-Foxx-Walorski Amendment that would have applied the Hyde Amendment to the legislation and prevented taxpayer funds from paying for abortions but …

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$1.9 Trillion Reconciliation Package Contains No Hyde Amendment Provisions

WASHINGTON — Voting 219-212, with no Republican support, the House of Representatives on Friday approved the COVID-19 reconciliation package. Republicans offered an amendment to the legislation—the McMorris Rogers-Foxx-Walorski Amendment— that would have applied the Hyde Amendment to the legislation and prevented taxpayer funds from paying for abortions. Without the Hyde protections in the reconciliation bill, …

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