A National Referendum on Abortion

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 …

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Poll: Most Americans Familiar with Planned Parenthood, But Don’t Know that Planned Parenthood Performs Abortions

    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 …

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Polling Shows Support for National Right to Life Legislative Proposals

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 …

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Learning from the 2012 Elections

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 …

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