The reality of fetal pain versus pro-abortion mythology

By Dave Andrusko As we reported this week, the Missouri House of Representatives gave initial approval to H.B. 1266. The measure would protect unborn babies from abortion who are 20 weeks and older, a developmental point by which the baby would feel unimaginable pain as she is torn apart. If the bill eventually becomes law, …

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Pro-abortion myths, fables, and fairytales about fetal pain

By Dave Andrusko We all know the French adage, “the more things change, the more they stay the same.” Never, ever was that more true than in listening to the pro-abortion drivel on display yesterday in the Senate as Democrats successfully prevented Republicans from cutting off a filibuster of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. …

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Baby Nielson and the humanity of the preborn child

By Heather Hobbs Jaelyn Barnes had a miscarriage at eleven weeks. Baby Nielson, as you can see in this family photo, was a human being. This being Jaelyn’s fifth child, she was an experienced mother and their entire family was ecstatic for the newest addition. Jaelyn’s husband was serving their community as police officer when …

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Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection laws rattle pro-abortionists

By Dave Andrusko Next Tuesday the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. As we have discussed time after time, this bill has widespread public support and is already the law in16 states. An identical version previously passed the House and secured majority support in the Senate. Pro-abortionists …

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House to vote on Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act next Tuesday, Majority Leader McCarthy announces

By Dave Andrusko Shortly after a morning press conference held by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) at which NRLC Legislative Director Jennifer Popik spoke, McCarthy announced the House will vote on H.R. 36, the Pain- Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, on Tuesday, October 3rd. . The text of H.R. 36 is identical to the bill …

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National Right to Life urges passage of bill to protect pain-capable unborn children

WASHINGTON – At a press conference led by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), National Right to Life, the federation of state right-to-life organizations and over 3,000 local chapters, urged members of Congress to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36). Rep. McCarthy announced that the U.S. House would soon take up consideration …

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JAMA refuses to retract partisan study that denied fetal pain

By Dave Andrusko Legislation to ban aborting pain-capable unborn children is now the law in 14 states. Why? Because there is overwhelming medical evidence that by 20 weeks (if not earlier), the preborn is capable of experiencing unspeakable agony as she is torn apart. With those successes in mind, I’d like to take a few …

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Pro-abortionists’ desperate attempt to hide the truth about fetal pain

Editor’s note. Since this editorial appeared in the May digital edition of NRL News, which went online Monday, South Carolina’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H3114) cleared the final two hurdles in the House and has moved on to Governor Nikki Haley for her expected signature. It would make South Carolina the 14th state to …

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Recycled pro-abortion talking points don’t change the truth of fetal pain

By Dave Andrusko There are certain “givens” that pro-abortionists will defend with the unborn child’s dying breath. They constitute such a key component of the pro-abortion narrative that there is no amount of evidence that can be allowed to cast even the slightest doubt on their authenticity. Such is fetal pain—the capacity of the unborn …

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Senate Judiciary Committee hears witnesses testify about “Late-Term Abortion: Protecting Babies Born-Alive and Capable of Feeling Pain”

By Dave Andrusko On March 16, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony from a panel of expert witnesses on two very important bills: S. 2066, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivor’s Protection Act, and S.1553, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. NRL News Today posted two stories about the hearing this week. The first was the opening …

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Jonah’s Story and Wisconsin’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

By Jeff Wenzler Editor’s note. Wisconsin Right to Life has posted a series of stories showing the faces of pain-capable unborn children. We are reposting all of them. As Wisconsin RTL wrote, “There are times when pain-capable unborn babies are diagnosed in the womb with a disability, and parents are pressured to abort. Whether or …

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Wisconsin Doctors Respond: Unborn Babies DO Feel Pain

Editor’s note. This appeared on the webpage of Wisconsin Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. There was a time not too long ago when obstetricians once claimed that newborns felt no pain, so it was okay to do a circumcision on a baby boy without anesthesia. The fact that he screamed all the harder when …

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