By Ingrid Duran, Director, Department of State Legislation Editor’s note. This column appears on page 6 of the January digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please share this, along with all the other stories, columns, and commentaries, with your pro-life family and friends. On the twelfth day of Christmas my first grandson was …Continue reading "Perspectives from a newly made “Lita”"
By Caitlin Thomas In the Catholic Church’s efforts to teach about the grave evil of assisted suicide and the threats it poses, we must use clear and vigorous language. And it is always, always important that we do so with love. Assisted suicide is suicide. In the few states where it is legal, physicians willing …Continue reading "Speaking A Language Of Life in clear and vigorous language"
By Dave Andrusko It was September 2018 and Kertease Williams knew “something has taken over and [was] ruining my daughter,” but “I just don’t know what.” Her daughter, Kertisha Brabson, herself the mother of two small children, was “acting funny,” Ms. Williams told WBNS, a Columbus, Ohio, CBS affiliate. At the hospital, she was doing …Continue reading "Mother rejects calls to “pull the plug,” daughter awakes after seven months in a coma"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation A captivating headline caught my eye recently. The news article, written by Kim Strong for the York Daily Record, was about two 95-year-old women who were the oldest twins living in York County, Pennsylvania. The story noted how different the women were in temperament—one was sassy, …Continue reading "Safeguarding unborn life in the 2nd millennium"
By Jean Garton Editor’s note. Although it does truly seem like yesterday, we lost this pro-life giant three years ago. Jean, my friend of over 30 years, wrote many stories for NRL News and NRL News Today. Periodically, we run one of her terrific posts for those who were not privileged to read the magnificent …Continue reading "The Lessons of Andy"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative/PAC Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Each year when the coldness of winter is just about to settle in, I return to Bedford Falls, NY, where the town streets are wrapped in a blanket of snow and the ivory lights glistening in the trees signal the celebration of Christmas. It is my …Continue reading "The Best Christmas Gift of All is in front of our faces"
By Katie Yoder Many in the media fawn over the actresses and celebrities who regularly promote abortion. But one Miss Universe contestant is breaking that trend – with her personal pro-life testimony. On December 8, Gazini Ganados of the Philippines lost the title of Miss Universe 2019 to Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa. But she …Continue reading "Miss Universe Contestant: My Mom ‘Had a Choice to Abort Me’"
By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life The story of Christmas is about the arrival of Jesus Christ. It’s an event that offers important insights regarding human life and dignity. Here are three. (1) Each of us was once an unborn child. The incarnation—the coming into the world of Christ as a …Continue reading "Christmas shows us that human beings are really, really important"
By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa is the survivor of a “failed” saline abortion in 1977. She speaks all over the world including at many National Right to Life Conventions. She has often written for NRL News Today. This appeared on her blog. “Your current circumstances are part of your redemption story He is writing”—Evinda …Continue reading "The Story of a Life"
By Dave Andrusko If you’ve read or viewed a story that you believe the wider pro-life community should know about, please forward it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Many of the best posts at NRL News Today are the result of readers forwarding provocative stories to me at email@example.com. I cannot begin to thank you enough. …Continue reading "A two-pronged imaginative approach to win young people over to the cause of life"
By Dave Andrusko It’s all personal preference, of course, but my favorite announcer since his days in the Washington, DC metropolitan area has been and remains Gus Johnson. If there is such a thing as an enthusiasm gene, Gus is blessed with at least two. Gus was the FOX Sports announcer Saturday for the 115th …Continue reading "Broadcaster tells story on national television of the near-abortion of star football player J.K. Dobbins whom his mom now calls her “miracle baby”"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. We are not publishing new stories today. We are still celebrating the Thanksgiving Day holiday with family. The following first ran one year ago. If not a household name, Michael Bublé’s familiarity means he is close to it. Equally familiar is the story of his two years away from the …Continue reading "Unconditional love, Forever Now"