By David N. O’Steen, Ph.D Editor’s note. This appeared Monday in the September issue of National Right to Life News, the “pro-life newspaper of record. Please share the entire 40-page edition with your family and friends. The first Republican presidential candidate debate gave a clear picture of the present state of the national political debate on abortion. The picture …Continue reading "Takeaway From Republican Presidential Debate: What the Candidates Don’t Know About How to Discuss Abortion"
By David N. O’Steen. Ph.D. Editor’s note. This appears in the July issue of National Right to Life News. Please share this 52-page edition with your family and friends. Governor Ron DeSantis’ decision to sign the recently passed bill limiting abortion in Florida immediately drew the expected reaction from abortion supporters and the abortion friendly media. The political …Continue reading "DeSantis and Abortion…Extreme or Mainstream?"
By David N. O’Steen, Ph.D. “Top anti-abortion leaders are continuing to lobby Donald Trump on a 15- week ban they believe should be the standard for Republican Party” began a story in the May 18 issue of Politico. A similar story ran in the same day in the Washington Post. These are not publications sympathetic to pro-lifers. How …Continue reading "A 15-week Phantom “Ban” is no “Ban” at all"
By David N. O’Steen, Ph.D. Editor’s note. This appears in the May digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please share this and all other content you find helpful to pro-life family and friends. Some elements of the pro-life movement not connected to National Right to Life have sought to rally support for a …Continue reading "A Pro-Life Consensus for 12-15 Week Abortion Bans… Why and Why Not"
By David N. O’Steen, Ph.D. Two recent polls, one statewide and the other national, contain both encouraging news and a strong dose of reality for all of us trying to save the lives of unborn children. The first, conducted statewide in Oklahoma by WPA Intelligence, February 14 -16, probed for what reasons Oklahomans thought abortion should be …Continue reading "Two Polls, One Message"
By David N. O’Steen, Ph.D Editor’s note. This appeared in the January issue of National Right to Life News. Please share the contents of this 48 page edition with your pro-life family and friends. Are we winning…or not? That is a question many pro-lifers must have asked after the battering we have endured from the …Continue reading "Our Multi-Generational Miracle"
By Dave Andrusko Curtis Means, born about the size of a soccer ball, is now officially the world’s most premature baby ever to survive. “Guinness World Records and UAB Hospital announced Wednesday that Curtis Means, who weighed only 14.8 ounces (420 grams) at birth, set the new record,” the Associated Press reported. ”Born 132 days premature …Continue reading "Born at 21 weeks and one day, weighing less than a pound, baby is world’s most premature baby ever to survive"
By Dave Andrusko What a way to start the week! The American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AAPLOG), in conjunction with Heartbeat International and Live Action, “has produced a lengthy video and an FAQ page offering detailed information about the science and success of APR [Abortion Pill Reversal]” according to National Review Online’s Alexandra …Continue reading "Pro-life coalition counters pro-abortion distortions with truth about Abortion Pill Reversal"
By David N. O’Steen, Ph.D., National Right to Life Executive Director A National Referendum on Abortion – that’s how Ernest Ohlhoff, National Right to Life’s Director of Outreach, described the 2016 election in a recent article published by Maryland Right to Life. He’s right–and post-election polling shows how the right to life side won. Abortion …Continue reading "A National Referendum on Abortion"
WASHINGTON – Recent polling by the Polling Company found that a substantial majority of registered voters say that they are familiar with Planned Parenthood and a majority has a favorable impression of that organization. However, the same poll found that a majority did not know that Planned Parenthood performs abortions, despite the fact …Continue reading "Poll: Most Americans Familiar with Planned Parenthood, But Don’t Know that Planned Parenthood Performs Abortions"
By David N. O’Steen, Ph.D., NRLC Executive Director Recent polling by the Polling Company has shown strong support for two legislative proposals strongly backed by the National Right Life Committee. These proposals include prohibiting abortion after the time at which the unborn child can feel pain and prohibiting abortions for sex selection. There is now …Continue reading "Polling Shows Support for National Right to Life Legislative Proposals"
By David N. O’Steen, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Right to Life A determined, one-sided media together with a sequence of most unfortunate statements by candidates created a “perfect storm” that played into and greatly augmented the pro-abortion narrative in this election. This effectively neutralized the usual pro-life advantage. The pro-life movement and pro-life candidates cannot …Continue reading "Learning from the 2012 Elections"