Save the Dates: Academy 2014

By Megan McCrum, National Right to Life Committee Academy Program Director That’s a wrap! Another class of passionate, talented and smart Academy graduates are on their way back to their campus pro-life groups and local right to life organizations to continue their work to build a pro-life future – now reinforced by the uniquely comprehensive …

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Glowing in the Dark: Camp Joshua Virginia

By Megan McCrum, Camp Joshua VA Coordinator Pro-life summer camp really is the best thing ever. Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) just wrapped up its second Camp Joshua program, a weekend summer camp to build up pro-life leaders among high school students. The weekend’s agenda was full of informative talks like “Abortion 101” and …

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Reflections from a National Right to Life Academy Student

By Megan McCrum, Director, National Right to Life Academy We are in full swing of our five-week-long National Right to Life Academy program for college students. The course is undeniably top caliber in its academic rigor. The students are challenged to study elements of philosophy, ethics, and history on top of pro-life policy issues and …

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Academic credit now available to National Right to Life Academy Students

By Megan McCrum, Program Director Graduates of past sessions of the National Right to Life Academy knew full well that their five weeks of rigorous academic study were worthy of college credit. But previously students had to content themselves with the personal satisfaction that, while unaccredited, their work at the Academy was as worthwhile – …

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Building the Dream Team: Supporting NRLC’s state and local networks with youth education

By Megan McCrum, Program Director,National Right to Life Academy Even before the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, press coverage on the abortion issue has made clear that the pro-abortion movement is envious of pro-life youth enthusiasm. Recently, a tweet from a political reporter of the vigorously pro-abortion blog RH Reality Check, Robin Marty (@robinmarty), …

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Building a Bridge to a Pro-Life Future

By Megan McCrum 40 years of Roe v. Wade does not only mean more than 55 million lives lost to the tragedy of abortion, but also 40 years of abortion survivors. Sheer logic should make it more likely for those born into a world of legal abortion to question it. Not to mention that the …

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Obligated to do all we can

        By Megan McCrum, Program Director, National Right to Life Academy The evening of July 26 marked the graduation ceremony of the sixth annual National Right to Life Academy. National Right to Life staff gathered with the nine college student leaders who participated in this summer’s program to congratulate them on their …

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Virginia’s new pro-life leadership program, “Camp Joshua,” a great success!

By Megan McCrum, Camp Coordinator Camp Joshua is a weekend pro-life camp for high school students, designed to educate and inspire teens to “bring down the walls of the culture of death.” The Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) hosted their first “Camp Joshua” Virginia over the first weekend of August 2012. Nearly 60 high …

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Virginia’s new pro-life leadership program, “Camp Joshua,” a great success!

By Megan McCrum, Camp Coordinator Camp Joshua is a weekend pro-life camp for high school students, designed to educate and inspire teens to “bring down the walls of the culture of death.” The Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) hosted their first “Camp Joshua” Virginia over the first weekend of August 2012. Nearly 60 high …

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“We have been recruited for the duration”

By Megan McCrum National Right to Life Committee Academy Program Director Last week’s 2012 National Right to Life Convention was also the occasion of a reunion for the five graduating classes of the National Right to Life Academy. Launched in 2007, 39 college student leaders have graduated from this program. Academy alumni across the country …

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