Diverse coalition defeats proposal to expand so-called “right to die” and to remove all safeguards in Washington state

By Dave Andrusko It was a close call, but the Washington state Senate adjourned this week without taking up HB 1141. Advertised by one highly sympathetic reporter  as ”making it easier for terminally ill, competent patients to use Washington state’s Death with Dignity Act,” in fact, HB1141 is riddled with dangerous provisions. Congratulations to the …

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When the tragedy of abortion is seen from a larger perspective, the loss is even more enormous

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This editorial appears on page two of the March digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please share its entire contents with your pro-life family and friends. Please send your comments to me at daveandrusko@gmail.com. I remember the first time (it was a long time ago) that I attended …

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NEJM publishes powerful essay against physician-assisted suicide

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. I wrote this post a couple of years back. However with a powerful tide rolling in to “empower” the mentally ill (and therefore  unable to give genuine consent) by giving them the “right” to assisted suicide, I believe it is more relevant than ever. Although I do scan relevant articles, …

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Young Argentinian woman dies after undergoing legal chemical abortion

By Dave Andrusko  Last December NRL News Today reported that Argentina had passed a law legalizing elective abortion, fulfilling a campaign promise made by the country’s president.  Yesterday, ACI Prensa, the world’s largest Spanish-language Catholic news organization and the partner of the Catholic News Agency, reported that a 23-year-old student in the town of La Paz …

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Arkansas AG petitions Supreme Court to review incorrect decision invaliding law that prevents abortionists from aborting solely on the basis of a diagnosis of Down syndrome

By Dave Andrusko Pro-life Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has added her voice to the chorus of critics of a January 5th decision by a three judge panel of the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. In that 17-page  decision, Judges James Loken, Bobby Shepherd and Ralph Erickson upheld U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker’s decision to …

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Sixth Circuit reverses preliminary injunction against Ohio’s Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act

By Dave Andrusko The vote was not as one-sided as it should have been—only 9-7—but earlier today the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a preliminary injunction against Ohio’s Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act. Championed by Ohio Right to Life, H.B. 214 “prohibits a doctor from performing an abortion if that doctor knows that the woman’s reason …

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33-week-pregnant Mom survives onset of COVID-19 and delivers “our new little breath of life”

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This latest installment in our series of what ran a year ago in NRL News Today was among the top three most favored stories of 2020. After you read it, I believe you will see why.  When Angela Primachenko told Sheinelle Jones on the TODAY show this morning,” I feel …

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West Virginia pro-lifers eagerly anticipate governor’s signature of “Second Chances at Life Act of 2021”

By Dave Andrusko It took until the last day of the session but that only made passage of The Second Chances at Life Act (HB 2982/SB 609) all the sweeter. This informed consent bill requires that a woman be informed that the effects of the chemical abortion pill can be reversed to save her baby …

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Sixth Circuit reverses preliminary injunction against Ohio’s Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act

By Dave Andrusko The vote was not as one-sided as it should have been—only 9-7—but earlier today the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a preliminary injunction against Ohio’s Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act ]. Championed by Ohio Right to Life, H.B. 214 “prohibits a doctor from performing an abortion if that doctor knows that the woman’s …

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April edition of National Right to Life News will be in your in-boxes tomorrow

By Dave Andrusko The latest edition of the “pro-life newspaper of record” comes to you  just after Congress returned from its Spring recess. With control in the hand of the likes of Sen. Chuck Schumer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi, pro-abortion mischief –and far worse–will abound. Page one has the best of times and the worst …

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Are you receiving NRL News Today quickly and automatically in your email inbox?

By Dave Andrusko, Editor, National Right to Life News Today Every day I am reminded that there are an awful lot of people who see National Right to Life News Today stories, not because they have signed up to receive our daily dispatch in their inboxes, but because search engines such as Bing and Yahoo and Juno include our …

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Pro-life former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo brilliantly critiques Biden administration for paving the way for PPFA to receive tens of millions of dollars of family planning money

By Dave Andrusko Mike Pompeo was one of many pro-life champions with whom  President Donald Trump filled his administration. As Secretary of State, he was a forceful and articulate champion of the right to life and religious freedoms, two causes the Biden-Harris administration has zero interest in protecting, let alone advancing. Mr. Pompeo posted a …

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