By Dave Andrusko I should have known, but didn’t until last year, that March 2 is “Read Across America Day.” The date is no coincidence. It coincides with Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Theodor Seuss Geisel—“Dr. Seuss” —was born March 2, 1904. According to various biographies, after graduating in 1925 from Dartmouth College, Geisel sought a doctorate in …Continue reading "On the anniversary of the birthday of Dr. Seuss, the message of “Horton Hears a Who” only grows sweeter and more relevant"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. This appeared in the February edition of National Right to Life News. Please share with all your pro-life family and friends. Also send any comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Sometimes a crisp winter snowfall is a reminder of the fragility of life. During a recent snowstorm which shut down …Continue reading "Seeing in a snowfall a reminder of the fragility of life"
By Dave Andrusko Tomorrow is my oldest daughter’s birthday. Emily turns 38 years old. Thirty-eight years ago the Washington, DC metropolitan area was digging out from under the 15 to 22 inches of snow dumped on us over the previous two days. It was dubbed “Megalopolitan Blizzard.” Today it’s 32 degrees and while cloudy, it’s …Continue reading "A Birthday Kiss and a Hug and the importance of being there when it really count"
By Dave Andrusko The 55th annual Super Bowl is three days away. Over the years we’ve posted about ads that were subtly pro-life (which the bad guys complained about, of course) and/or which parodied pro-abortionists response to even the implication that giving birth is more than just exercising “choice.” For example, there was the enormous …Continue reading "Will we see life-affirming ads on Super Bowl Sunday?"
By Lisa Bourne The very beauty of human life is the key to prevailing over abortion, a renowned artist says, and he’s embarked upon a project to bring that foundational beauty home to everyone he can. “Beauty will save the world,” the famous maxim from a book by Russian novelist and philosopher Fyodor Dostoevsky, is …Continue reading "“Women hold the world in their womb”; sculpture reflects the beauty of human life"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This latest in our series of what appeared a year ago in National Right to Life Today is representative of one of the most popular types of stories: parental courage in the face of strong physician negativity. It was September 2018 and Kertease Williams knew “something has taken over and …Continue reading "Daughter awakes after seven months in a coma, Mother had rejected calls to “pull the plug”"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This repost of a story that appeared in NRL News Today exactly one year ago is as timeless as timeless can be. As an avowed opponent of abortion and firm believer in finding win-win solutions, I nonetheless understand the shrewdness of the incessant campaign to bolster abortion by enhancing its …Continue reading "“If my words lead you to save your child’s life, I will also feel that you saved mine”"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation In his new book Renewing Our Hope, popular preacher Bishop Robert Barron makes note of the “outrageous statement” made in the 1992 U.S. Supreme Court ruling Planned Parenthood v. Casey. That statement, which will live in infamy, says, “At the heart of liberty is the right to define …Continue reading "Once a life begins, it should be protected, cherished, and nurtured"
157 babies were aborted with cleft lip and palate in England and Wales between 2006 and 2010. By Right to Life UK Bentley Boyers, a two-year-old who was born with a cleft lip, has adopted a puppy with the same condition. When Bentley’s father went to the Jackson County Animal Shelter in search of chickens for their …Continue reading "Boy with cleft lip adopts adorable rescue puppy with same condition"
By Texas Right to Life Editor’s note. This look back at what appeared in NRL News Today one year ago is not only beautiful but teaches us a lesson that can’t be forgotten. College professor Ramata Sissoko Cisse taught her students several lessons during a memorable three-hour lecture. Cisse, an assistant professor of anatomy and …Continue reading "When her student couldn’t find childcare, this professor taught a 3-hour class with a baby on her back"
By Heather Weininger, Executive Director, Wisconsin Right to Life Did you know that October is “Respect Life Month”? I hope that you’ll follow along with me this month as I reflect on our Wisconsin Right to Life mission statement and the principles that we follow every day to bring respect and dignity to every person, …Continue reading "It’s “Respect Life Month.” How are you protecting the most vulnerable?"
By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This appears on Melissa’s blog. In 1977 Melissa survived a saline abortion. She has spoken all over the world, including many times at National Right to Life conventions. Have you ever read or used a quote, perceiving it to have one meaning, but over time, experienced its meaning has changed …Continue reading "Speaking life gives voice to hope over fear"