By Dave Andrusko The Times of India is reporting that a teenage girl died after being forced to consume an abortifacient by a man who had allegedly sexually exploited her “several times.” Reporting from Kanpur, Faiz Rahman Siddiqui wrote that police identified the man as Monu, a local resident. According to the story, Monu has …Continue reading "Teenager in India dies after being forced to take abortion pill"
By Dave Andrusko What is the three-legged stool on which abortionists and their apologists rest their case? That abortion is free of complications—emotional and physical; any research that demonstrates otherwise is, by definition, “junk science.” That abortion is not only free of aftershocks, it is for many women a rite of passage on their …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists use junk science to attempt to disprove Post-Abortion Trauma Syndrome"
By Jenifer Bowen, Executive Director, Iowa Right to Life Editor’s note. The following is a letter to the editor of the Des Moines Register. The Register’s editorial board has written a tone-deaf defense of Jennifer Whalen, a mother who ordered chemical abortifacients over the Internet for her then 16-year-old daughter. It’s amazing the Register’s …Continue reading "More evidence of abortion pill’s danger"
Editor’s note. The following is excerpted from a release distributed by the by the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada. Ottawa, Canada, May 12, 2014 – A new report by the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada highlights “typically ignored” research showing that abortion has negative effects on women and their families. Interconnected: How …Continue reading "Impact of abortion on women, relationships underpublicized"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, PhD. NRL Director of Education and Research You probably didn’t see anything about in your newspaper or on any of the news networks, but another woman, this time in Italy, has died after taking RU 486, a two-drug regimen–mifepristone which kills the baby, coupled with a prostaglandin, which induces labor. …Continue reading "Italian Woman Dies of Heart Attack after Taking Abortion Drugs"
Editor’s note. The following was released Friday. NEW YORK, N.Y. — The 47th session of the Commission on Population and Development took place this week at the United Nations. Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Global Outreach (MCCL GO), a U.N.-accredited non-governmental organization, encouraged delegates to prioritize the improvement of maternal health care rather than …Continue reading "MCCL GO defends life at the United Nations; executive director addresses assembly"
Editor’s note. The following was distributed today by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Global Outreach (MCCL GO). Abortion advocates have long advanced their opinion that all legal abortions are safe, and all illegal abortions are unsafe. But this has never been true. An editorial in the latest Bulletin of the World Health Organization (WHO) …Continue reading "World Health Organization (WHO) acknowledges that legalizing abortion does not make it safe"
By Pat Buckley, European Life Network During the recent parliamentary debate in Ireland that led to the introduction of abortion–and despite scholarly research based evidence to the contrary– the Irish Government decided that suicide ideation was grounds for abortion. Expert psychiatric witnesses explained that in many years of professional practice they had never found …Continue reading "Post abortion depression and suicide"
By Sarah Terzo Abortion providers like Planned Parenthood insist that abortion does not cause depression, substance abuse, or any kind of mental health trauma. On the Planned Parenthood website, it says the following: “Research studies indicate that emotional responses to legally induced abortion are largely positive…. Anti-family planning activists, however, circulate unfounded claims that …Continue reading "Pro-choice substance abuse counselor admits that men and women suffer from abortion"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This first ran last year. It complements a story written today—“The real ‘abortion scandal’ is that the true is being suppressed.” Like most everyone who writes for a living, I receive many invitations to attend conferences and book launchings. I’m too busy to attend any and, to be honest, …Continue reading "”Complications: Abortion’s Impact on Women” is a comprehensive, scholarly examination of the damage abortion does to women"
Editor’s note. This first ran last November. We’re re-running it in conjunction with “Archbishop Chaput and keeping the door open to reconciliation.” I try always to give credit where credit is due. In the space of less than a week New York magazine (by no means in our corner) has published two hugely revealing …Continue reading "Two stories from New York Magazine unintentionally reinforce the pro-life case against abortion"
By Dave Andrusko National Right to Life has paid studious attention to the link between induced abortion and an increase in breast cancer literally for decades. We’ve run story after story, most often written by Prof. Joel Brind, loaded with studies that prove the “ABC Link” is not some statistical artifice conjured up by …Continue reading "Canadian columnist lauds pro-life Canadian book on abortion complications, highlights study documenting link between abortion and breast cancer"