Remembering Dr. Jerome Lejeune: “Truly, a voice for the Voiceless”

Editor’s note. This comes to us from David G. Lejeune, the President of the Jerome Lejeune Foundation USA. Today marks the anniversary of Dr. Jerome Lejeune’s passing 26 years ago. The namesake of the Jerome Lejeune Foundation, Dr. Lejeune was a French geneticist who discovered the cause of Down syndrome in 1958 – a third …

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Thank you for the gift of your life – Carlo Casini, Movimento Per la Vita founder dies

By Lisa Bourne He has returned to the Father’s House Carlo Casini, Italian jurist, politician, author and pro-life leader, passed away March 23. The founder of Italy’s Movimento Per la Vita (MPV), 85, had been seriously ill for some time, according to a statement from the pro-life group. “The man who made his life a …

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Heartbeat maintains pregnancy help support amid pandemic, launches all-new format for 49th Annual Conference

By Lisa Bourne Heartbeat International’s Annual Conference, a fundamental mainstay event fostering support for the pregnancy help movement, is on track and moving forward amid the coronavirus pandemic, offering an innovative format that will allow participants to gain insight from pregnancy help experts right from their own home. Heartbeat’s Annual Conference will take place on schedule, April 14-16, but rather …

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National Right to Life Praises CARES Act and Praises State Affiliates Leading the Way in Asking that State and Federal Directives Are Applied to Abortion Facilities

On Friday, President Trump signed the CARES Act. The CARES Act prevents the stimulus money from paying for abortion on demand by applying the long-standing Hyde Amendment. In addition, the CARES Act ensures that Planned Parenthood will not have access to forgivable loan money meant for small businesses.  We praise the President and pro-life members …

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Maryland Right to Life Achieves Victories for LIFE, Unifies Pro Life Movement in Maryland

By Julie Biasotti, Director of Administration, MDRTL   There is exciting news from the state of Maryland with two significant victories for life during the abbreviated 2020 Maryland General Assembly. Senate Bill 664 (SB664), an Abortion Amendment that threatened to enshrine abortion in the Maryland state constitution was successfully opposed. Senate Bill 701 (SB701) Physician Assisted …

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Winning people over by appealing to what they already know in their hearts

By Dave Andrusko “The bottom line is no woman is going to want an abortion after seeing a sonogram.”  — Francesco Angelo, medical director of the Family Planning Center in Mineola, as quoted in the New York Times. Earlier this week, we posted a story about the impending 25th anniversary of Pope John Paul’s magnificent, …

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Open Letter to a Pregnant Woman During the Coronavirus Crisis

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation As I voyaged through the frozen food section of the supermarket aisle, I saw you there. Despite the barren shelves, you seemed to be in good spirits, trading laughter with the man who accompanied you. You found the one brand of frozen pizza that was left …

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“Safe Haven Law” and Baby Box billboards to launch in Blytheville, Mena

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Right to Life is continuing a campaign to promote the Safe Haven Law and Baby Boxes across Arkansas with new billboards in Blytheville and Mena, said Rose Mimms, executive director of Arkansas Right to Life. The Blytheville and Mena billboards will run for four weeks starting in April. The Blytheville billboard …

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What pro-lifers stand for and against and why

By Paul Stark Every human being matters, and we ought to act accordingly The media often use the label “anti-abortion” to describe pro-life advocates. It’s true that we oppose abortion—and infanticide, euthanasia and embryo-destructive research. But we are only against those things because we are for something else. What we are for What are we …

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Alicia Keys tells CBS Sunday Morning News she was almost aborted

By Dave Andrusko It was a seemingly throwaway line from substitute CBS Sunday Morning News host Lee Cowan. Cowan was introducing a piece by correspondent Tracy Smith. Smith had interviewed megastar Alicia Keys about a week prior, and Cowan mentioned they’d be chatting about Keys’ “new book as well as other matters.”  Those “other matters” included …

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