Guttmacher study on repeat abortions at odds with cherished pro-abortion arguments

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. There is always a lull—a gap —recently running three years between the year for which Guttmacher compiles abortion numbers and the actual publication date. For example, the study that appeared in 2017 dealt with abortion numbers for the year 2014. The following …

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The “other” abortion clinics that perform 2/3rds of all abortions

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. We’re re-running this post from last year to supplement a new post written today about “independent” abortion clinics. No doubt there have been some changes, beginning with abortion clinic closures, independent or PPFA-affiliated. But what Dr. O’Bannon’s spoke of in his October …

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CDC Report shows continued decline in the number of abortions

By Randall K O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Last week the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) gave pro-lifers something to be very thankful for this Thanksgiving. Their latest surveillance reports that abortions, abortion rates, and abortion ratios all continued to fall for 2015, the latest year for which it has figures. …

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New Artificial Womb Technology unsettling to Abortion Advocates

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. Over the last few months there’s been, if not a surge, at least an uptick in commentary over the possibility of an artificial womb. Dr. O’Bannon wrote about this previously and it seemed a good time to provide readers a second chance …

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In strategic move, PPFA chooses first physician in 50 years to head the nation’s largest abortion provider

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Late Wednesday afternoon, multiple news reports announced that Baltimore’s City Health Commissioner, Dr. Leana Wen, has been named as the new president of Planned Parenthood, the nation’s leading abortion “provider.” Wen, 35, will take office in November, replacing Cecile Richards, the heavily political operative …

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The secret to doing well on that Pro-Life Research Paper?

Use Materials from the National Right to Life Educational Trust Fund By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. and Joseph Landrum It seems as if you’re barely back from summer vacation and your teacher asks you to do a report or a research paper on a current event. You’re pro-life, you’d like to write a paper on …

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Another Big Merger at Planned Parenthood: Heartland Affiliate Joins Minnesota and Dakotas

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through September 7. 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. …

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Critical Reinforcements from the 2018 NRLC Academy

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., Academic Director, NRLC Academy This year’s Academy students studied Biology and Ethics. They learned about fetal development and the uniqueness of human life. The studied History, so that they understood how we ended up with assisted suicide and abortion on demand and when and how and why the pro-life movement …

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Why Counted ER Visits Are Not a Good Measure of Chemical Abortion Safety

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research You may have seen it, you may have not. But there’s a new study out from the folks at UCSF (the University of California – San Francisco, sometimes called “America’s Abortion Academy”) claiming that abortion is very safe, based on there being relatively few …

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Challenging protective laws in Northern Ireland, pro-abortionists use Abortion Pill Robots

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research If you saw and/or read about the abortion ship, the abortion bus, the abortion train, and the abortion drone, you probably thought you’d seen everything. But now… there is the “abortion robot.” Yesterday, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, abortion “activists” (as the media likes to …

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Interim PPFA Leader still pushing abortion as Cecile Richards steps down

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research With the bodies of more than 3.5 million unborn babies trailing in her wake, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards stepped down this week, ending an era, but not an empire. In her 12 years, Richards not only ensured that PPFA would remain far and …

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Chemical Abortions: The pro-abortion plan if abortions become substantially harder to obtain — Part Two

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. Part One of Dr. O’Bannon story ran on Tuesday. He provided an extensive background to the history of chemical abortions and how abortionists have ignored protocols in a ceaseless effort to make more money off of chemical abortions (“RU-486”) and pave the …

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