“If my words lead you to save your child’s life, I will also feel that you saved mine”

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 …

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Once a life begins, it should be protected, cherished, and nurtured

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 …

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Boy with cleft lip adopts adorable rescue puppy with same condition

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 …

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When her student couldn’t find childcare, this professor taught a 3-hour class with a baby on her back

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 …

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It’s “Respect Life Month.” How are you protecting the most vulnerable?

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, …

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Honoring the sacred human nature of those most vulnerable members of our society

By Leticia Velasquez, Co-founder of KIDS (Keep Infants with Down Syndrome) Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness month. We are posting new stories (see Maria Gallagher) and previously posted stories. This story ran in 2019. I spend time online every day, engaging social media on behalf of  the culture of life. Encountering hateful speech is an …

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Baby born missing much of his skull defies all odds to survive, thanks to first-of-its-kind surgery

At seven months Lucas is eating and cooing to his mother By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. What better story from NRL News Today one year ago than this incredible story of overcoming unbelievable odds. Probably every mom believes her baby is one of a kind. In the case of Maria Santa Maria’s son Lucas, however, …

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Readjusting your normal: Developing a laser-like focus on what life’s priorities really are

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. An abortion survivor, Melissa speaks around the world including at many National Right to Life Conventions. A gifted writer, this appeared on her blog on Tuesday. I’m just “readjusting my normal.” Life happens. Unexpected things occur, circumstances continuously change. Our children grow, we age, we lose people we love, we …

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To college freshmen, what has always been true, or never been true

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Our look back to stories that ran one year ago in NRL News Today pulled up this reader-favorite. As soon as class gets up and running in 2020, we will post the latest results. Going back all the way to 1999 [!], one of the most popular stories we periodically …

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Christmas shows us that human beings are really, really important

By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Editor’s note. My family will be gone on vacation through August 24. During that span we’ll run prior posts from the past year that remain timely and/or were particularly well-received. We will also add a new story or two as events dictate. The story of …

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“There are no gradations in the image of God”: Why each and every one of us matters

By Dave Andrusko We are on vacation, and, as it happens I re-reading a delightful and thought-provoking book by New York Times best-selling author Tim Keller. The Rev. Keller is, of course, a near legendary figure in evangelical circles. The book sparked me to inquire further and, sure enough, I ran across a keynote speech delivered by Keller at …

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