By Bonnie Finnerty, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation While not one major network has covered the story, thanks to social media, most people are aware of Pennsylvania State Representative Brian Sims’ disgraceful harassment of a peaceful, prayerful, pro-life witness in front of a Philadelphia Planned Parenthood. In his eight minute tirade, which he filmed and …Continue reading "The Birth Privilege of Brian Sims"
By Dave Andrusko Anyone who reads NRL News Today knows what an admirer I am of Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., the Archbishop of Philadelphia. What is his greatest strength? The clarity of his insights? The exquisite skill with which he communicates to a lay audience? His fusion of passionate denunciation of evil with a …Continue reading "“The truth may not make us comfortable, but it does make us free”: Archbishop Charles Chaput"
By Dave Andrusko As so often is the case for me, I was on the web searching for one thing and ran across something else that piqued my interest. It was a keynote speech delivered by Tim Keller at the 2018 National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast in Westminster Hall, London. The Rev. Keller is, of course, …Continue reading "“Every man from a treble white to a bass black is significant on God’s keyboard, precisely because every man is made in the image of God”"
By Paul Stark ,Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life In a New Yorker article about the political views of some younger evangelicals, Eliza Griswold describes the position on abortion of one such Christian, journalist and author Jonathan Merritt: “I’m personally pro-life,” he told me. “But would I pull a lever and overturn Roe v. …Continue reading "Why the pro-life view can’t just be ‘personal’"
By Dave Andrusko Mark Pickup, a good friend, is a Canadian disability rights activist who has spoken at National Right to Life’s annual convention. One of his many terrific posts referencing a music video, “Choose Life.” So, on to YouTube. I watched it…and watched it again….and watched it again. It turns out that “Choose Life” …Continue reading "Choose life that you might live The life that He gives"
By Dave Andrusko Kudos to Louise Bevan for an outstanding story about the very courageous Sarah Wickline Hull inspired by Hull’s terrific Facebook post. Hull cut right to the chase. Her first sentence was People are talking about the medical necessity of abortion to save the mother’s life. I was one of those mothers. Almost …Continue reading "“Doctors do not know everything”: Mom with cancer rejects advice to abort her baby"
By Kelli From ExtraSpace.com comes a short video titled, “Ten things I wish I knew before having a baby,” featuring moms, dads, and their children. The video has a strong life-affirming message, especially near the end, when parents say, “Be prepared to love something more than you ever thought you could…. And it will be …Continue reading "Life affirming Video: Ten things I wish I’d known before having a baby"
By Bonnie Finnerty, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Dear young woman, You don’t know me but I feel compelled to reach out to you. I want to apologize to you about that awful billboard. A county health department was wrong to put it up. Perhaps you drove by it. Or saw it on social media. …Continue reading "A Letter to a Young Woman"
By Texas Right to Life While New York and several other states are pushing radical anti-Life legislation to allow abortions up to birth, Pro-Life Texans are working to close the deadly loophole that allows for babies who may have a disability to be killed in late-term abortions. A recent story shared by a grieving family …Continue reading "Mother who chose life for son with anencephaly: “I wanted to hold him and meet him”"
By Dave Andrusko In 2019, it’s hard to believe, but pro-abortionists still cling to the notion that either (a) life does not begin at conception, or (b) at least it’s an open question. In fact, it is open: open and shut. Which is why Richard Paulson’s commentary, “Why life doesn’t begin at conception” is embarrassing …Continue reading "Arguing that life does not begin at conception is embarrassingly lame"
By Annie Piper On Tuesday night, The Village aired its second episode titled “Good Thing.” The new drama promised to bring us several liberal storylines last week, but it surprised us with a seemingly pro-life message this night. Last week, we discovered teen Katie (Grace Van Dien) was pregnant. In the new episode, she and …Continue reading "Choosing Life a ‘Radically Good Thing,’ According to NBC Drama ‘The Village’"
By Dave Andrusko When my wife and I finished watching “Their Finest,” it meant we had had the third of the trilogy of recent films about Winston Churchill and the months leading up to the pivotal battle of Dunkirk (in France) in mid-1940. The other two are the “The Darkest Hour” and “Dunkirk.” I can’t …Continue reading "Against tremendous odds, finding happiness in ways that we simply cannot imagine"