By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. and Joseph Landrum Mark Twain once said, “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” If you’re pro-life and you want to write a paper on some aspect of the abortion issue, this is surely good advice. But that begs the question how do you get started and what signposts …Continue reading "When writing that pro-Life research paper be sure to use materials from the National Right to Life Educational Trust Fund"
Is More a Marketing Report Than a Study Part Two of Two By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Editors note. In Part One, Dr. O’Bannon outlined the background of the researchers who produced “Demand for Self-Managed Abortion Through an Online Telemedicine Service in the United States” published in the American …Continue reading "Study profiling American Women Seeking Abortion Pills Online"
Is More a Marketing Report Than a Study Part One of Two By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research It comes as no secret to readers of NRL News Today that abortion advocates are aggressively pushing to have the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorize abortion pills to be prescribed …Continue reading "Study profiling American Women Seeking Abortion Pills Online"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Laws have been passed. Clinics have closed. Abortions have dropped to levels not seen since the earliest days of Roe. This does not mean the abortion industry has gone into hibernation. Far from it. In response they are building new, gigantic, high volume mega-clinics …Continue reading "Why is the Industry is Building Big Abortion Clinics Just Across State Borders?"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D, NRL Director of Education & Research In the report released Wednesday, the Guttmacher Institute reported the welcome news that the number of abortions in 2017 was 862,320, a 7% drop from 2014. The abortion rates and abortion ratios also declined. This has also been an era in which the number …Continue reading "How much of the decline in the number of abortions is explained by DIY abortions?"
Abortion Rate Lowest Since Roe By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Today the Guttmacher Institute released a report showing there were 862,320 abortions performed in the U.S. in 2017. This signals a decrease of almost 64,000 a year from the 926,190 Guttmacher reported just three years prior in 2014, and …Continue reading "New Numbers from Guttmacher Show Continued Abortion Drop"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through August 27. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked. When …Continue reading "Study reveals safety concerns among abortionists over chemically-induced self-abortion"
When Abortion Pills Don’t Work By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Abortion pills, even when taken as instructed, don’t always work. The baby is not always killed and the woman’s body flushed out. It’s something that the abortion industry admits in the fine print, but certainly doesn’t like to advertise. …Continue reading "Problems the Abortion Industry Doesn’t Want to Talk About"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRLC Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. Dr. O’Bannon is NRLC’s expert on a host of topics, including what are now called “medication” or “medical” abortions, which refers to the two-drug chemical abortion “technique.” As such Randy is on top of all the phony-baloney “studies” cranked out by the …Continue reading "Safety concerns ignored as study continues push of web-cam chemical abortions"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Planned Parenthood has long sought to pretend that abortion is just another form of reproductive “health care,” one of many such services that the $1.6 billion non-profit offers. Why, they tell the public, PPFA offers contraceptives, “cancer screenings,” treatment for sexually transmitted diseases. Abortion …Continue reading "Ouster of Leanna Wen Shows Planned Parenthood’s All-Consuming Commitment to Abortion Over “Healthcare”"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., Director of Education & Research As I hope all the posts we’ve written for you make clear, the abortion industry/abortion advocates mean not only to keep abortion legal but expand its availability by replacing doctors and clinics with webcams and chemical abortifacients. In that light, consider “Safety of Medical Abortion …Continue reading "Study Continues Push of Web-Cam Chemical Abortions, Safety Concerns Ignored"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research For years, whenever pro-life legislation was discussed or passed, advocates of abortion told us it was a waste of time. They said that women would get abortions anyway, crossing state lines or taking matters into their own hands. Now a prominent abortion researcher and …Continue reading "Noted abortion researcher admits pro-life laws stop abortions"