National Right to Life Endorses Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for Re-Election

WASHINGTON — National Right to Life, the nation’s largest pro-life group with affiliates in all 50 states and over 3,000 local chapters nationwide, has endorsed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for re-election. “National Right to Life is pleased to endorse Senator Mitch McConnell for re-election,” said Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life. …

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Upcoming battle in NY’s 27th Congressional District illustrates importance of special elections

By Karen Cross, NRL Political Director In May, the pro-life movement scored two special election victories with Mike Garcia in California’s 25th District and Tom Tiffany in Wisconsin’s 7th District. Now there is a chance for a 3rd pro-life win with Chris Jacobs’ candidacy in New York’s 27th District. Underscoring the importance of these special …

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National Right to Life congratulates new members of Congress and signing of discharge petition

WASHINGTON – Today, National Right to Life-endorsed Mike Garcia (R-Calif.) and Tom Tiffany (R-Wis.) were sworn in as new members of Congress. “We congratulate Representatives Mike Garcia and Tom Tiffany,” said Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life. “We look forward to working with both members to protect the most vulnerable members of the human family …

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Nets Yawn as Blue California Is Shocked By Big GOP House Win

By Scott Whitlock Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at Newsbusters and is reposted with permission. Republicans scored a big win on Tuesday night, but you wouldn’t know it from most of the media. Former Navy pilot Mike Garcia flipped a blue congressional seat in California, turning a district red in the state for the …

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More good news in 2020 Special Elections!

By Karen Cross, National Right to Life political director While COVID-19 is foremost in the news, National Right to Life is continuing our lifesaving work. National Right to Life weighed in on three special elections in 2020.  Two took place on May 12– in California’s 25th and Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional Districts– and one will come …

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Even the New York Times grasps that opposition to abortion “sacrosanct” for young Republicans

By Dave Andrusko Yesterday I forwarded “Trump Pushes Young Republicans Away. Abortion Pulls Them Back” to a handful of friends to get their reactions. To provide context, it was written by Maggie Astor, a  “political reporter” for the Trump-hating New York Times.  There were many amusing remarks.  My favorite began, “I am sure the reporter …

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A year of surprises, of social distancing and isolation, 2020 is also a pivotal year for politics

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative/PAC Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I remember when I was new to the pro-life movement. A statewide election was approaching, and I was desperate to find out whether a candidate for the state Supreme Court was, in fact, pro-life. I knew the news media would not be the most reliable source—after …

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Younger voters not keen on pro-abortion Joe Biden

By Dave Andrusko Let’s be clear. A study from the ultra-liberal Institute of Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government does not paint a portrait of large numbers of young people saying they approve of President Trump. But that’s not the objective of the survey. Rather the entire point, judging by the “analysis,” is to persuade the …

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Looking ahead to November 3, remember what is transitory, never forget what is permanent

By Dave Andrusko Just a reminder…There are 187days—6 months and a week—before the November 3 elections. What you always have to keep in mind in any contest is (1) who are the contestants (assuming a third party candidate doesn’t get in or has virtually no impact); and (2) what is transitory and what is more …

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NRLC endorses Tom Tiffany in Wisconsin’s 7th CD in the May 12 Special Election

By Karen Cross, NRL Political Director With so much focus on COVID-19 and the 2020 elections, it is critically important special elections do not get overlooked.  There is a special general election in Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District coming up next month to replace pro-life Congressman Sean Duffy. Mr. Duffy resigned last fall to help care …

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193 days until the elections. A few cautionary thoughts

By Dave Andrusko Just a quick but important reminder. It is April 23, not October 23. There are 193 days—almost exactly six-and one-half months—before the November 3 elections. Why do I mention that today? Three reasons. #1. There is a discernible rhythm to the media onslaught against pro-life President Trump. No, I do not mean …

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