By Right to Life UK More than 600 medical abortions have been carried out in Northern Ireland since the UK Government imposed an extreme abortion regime on the province. In total, 664 terminations have taken place since March 31, according to official figures seen by The Belfast Telegraph. Last year, in the absence of a functioning …Continue reading "664 abortions in Northern Ireland under extreme abortion regime"
‘Downright discrimination in the womb’ By Right to Life UK Democratic Unionist Party MP Carla Lockhart has criticised the UK Government for imposing discriminatory abortion legislation on Northern Ireland, which allows babies prenatally diagnosed with Down syndrome to be aborted right up to birth. Addressing the Minister for Northern Ireland, Robin Walker MP, in the …Continue reading "MP criticizes UK Government for imposing discriminatory disability abortion on Northern Ireland"
By Right to Life UK The Scottish Government has launched a public consultation on whether the temporary measure allowing ‘DIY’ home abortions should be made permanent. It comes just weeks after the Scottish Government revealed its intention to expand access to abortion across the nation, despite Scotland’s most recent abortion figures being the second-highest on record. Speaking in Holyrood [the …Continue reading "Scottish Govt launch ‘rigged’ consultation on whether to make ‘DIY’ abortions permanent"
By Sarah Terzo From a woman who had abortion [as quoted in a 1997 book]: “I wanted to have a clear idea of what I was doing. A couple of weeks (the time between the moment when I missed my period and the test to make things clear) I turned the library upside down in …Continue reading "Woman has abortion, “astonished that the idea of killing didn’t strike me as intolerable”"
By Sarah Terzo One abortion clinic counselor from Kansas said: “This may sound like repression: however, it does work for me. When I find myself identifying with the fetus, and I think the larger it gets, that’s normal… then I think it’s okay to consciously decide to remind ourselves to identify with the woman. The …Continue reading "Clinic Counselor Describes Coping Skills when abortion counselors begin to “identify with the fetus”"
By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa is a survivor of a 1977 saline abortion. She speaks all over the world, including at many National Right to Life Conventions, and is a prolific writer, including for NRL News Today. This appeared on her blog. This post from NRL News Today a year ago is more timely …Continue reading "One Year Back: Beyond Division"
From pro-choice, pro-abortion (in her own words) feminist Carolyn Hax: Admitting that convenience is a common justification for abortion makes some people squeamish …. It is critical that antiabortion zealots not be allowed to elevate the argument about abortion to one of life and death, with nothing in between. Why? Because what lies between are most …Continue reading "Pro-choicer: “convenience is a common reason for abortion”"
By Dave Andrusko If I had a dollar for every time I’ve written to make fun of the verbal gymnastics that pro-abortionists routinely employ, I’d be rich. It’s like a vein of gold that you can mine seemingly forever. Only this metal is neither beautiful nor enriches life. Instead, it is used to hide the …Continue reading "What are pro-abortionists trying to hide?"
By Kristi Burton Brown Editor’s note. As we end the week, this look back a year ago to what appeared in NRL News produces a timeless resource. We’re talking about real babies. 1) It’s not about choice; it’s about abortion. I mean, really, what “choice” are we talking about here? The “choice” to what? We’re …Continue reading "One year ago: 11 things pro-choicers don’t get"
By Dave Andrusko Since we repost something from her almost every day, it’ll come as no surprise that I consider pro-life blogger Sarah Terzo to be a priceless resource. She has an uncanny knack for finding the most revealing quotations, not only from abortionists, but also from women who are looking back on their abortions …Continue reading "A tale of competing “moral balance sheets: abortion providers versus pro-lifers"
By Sarah Terzo “I do have moral compunctions. And if I see a case that’s later, like after 20 weeks where it frankly is a child to me, I really agonize over it because the potential is so imminently there. I think, “Gee, it’s too bad that this child couldn’t be adopted.” On the other …Continue reading "Who Owns The Child?"
By Sarah Terzo “I am an atheist and a rationalist…Abortion is a traumatic life event; that is, it involves loss, it involves grief, it involves difficulties. And the trauma may, in fact, predispose people to having mental illness.” Prof. David M. Fergusson, Christchurch Health and Development Study, commenting on research he directed, interviewed on Australian …Continue reading "Professor David M. Fergusson on emotional turmoil following an abortion"