By Maria McCann Several years ago, I encountered the ideas of the Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas while I idly skimmed my high school religion textbook. I was intrigued by his philosophy of “the face-to-face.” Levinas argues that when we encounter another human being face-to-face, we become ethically responsible towards that human being. He declares that …Continue reading "The call for an ethical conversation: seeing the faces of the pre-born"
By Carol Tobias, President Editor’s note. This appears in the April digital edition of National Right to Life News. We are counting on you to forward stories from the issue to your pro-life contacts. Through most of Bill Clinton’s presidency and into the George W. Bush administration, much of the national abortion discussion centered on …Continue reading "Opening the eyes of our friends and neighbors by exposing our extremist adversaries"
The cartoons point out the oddity of many things humans do – but are any of them as odd as the reason the artist is now being hounded on social media? By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Abortion advocates (at least on twitter) are now so extreme that a cartoonist tweeting two …Continue reading "Twitter mob descends on viral comic creator after unearthing old pro-life tweet"
By Texas Right to Life AUSTIN — The Texas Senate Committee on Health and Human Services heard Senate Bill 1033 by Senator Kelly Hancock (R-North Richland Hills) on Wednesday. This priority Pro-Life bill, the Preborn NonDiscrimination Act, would end the remaining late-term abortions in Texas; ban discriminatory abortions motivated by the preborn child’s sex, race, …Continue reading "Families told to abort babies defy odds; share stories with Texas Senate Committee"
By Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas Editor’s note. Archbishop Naumann is also chairman of the Catholic Bishops’ Pro-Life Activities Committee Who does not love a good story? Many children beg their parents to tell them or read them a story before going to bed. Movies, videos and television are extremely powerful …Continue reading "Go see Abby Johnson’s story of conversion — then take your teens"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The more things change, the better they look for the pro-life cause. This thought came to me after a wonderfully energetic local chapter start-up meeting. A young mother had felt compelled to become active in the pro-life movement after the birth of her youngest child. As …Continue reading "The mothers’ brigade: On fire for life"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This appears in the current digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please read the entire 40-page issue and pass its contents along to pro-life family and friends. Not because of who I am But because of what you’ve done Not because of what I’ve done But because of …Continue reading "The Pro-Life Counter-Offensive shifts into high gear"
By Clay Waters The New York Times finally caught up with the surprise hit pro-life movie Unplanned on the front of Tuesday’s Arts section, “Anti-Abortion In Hollywood – The makers of Unplanned have a hit despite hurdles.” Reggie Ugwu reported from a screening at a theatre in a New Jersey suburb under the headline “With …Continue reading "NY Times Finally Finds Pro-Life Hit ‘Unplanned,’ Offers Rebuttal Space: Still No Review"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Last week, on the eve of the enormously successful Rally and March for Life, VSHL held a special event to honor the courageous pro-life stand taken by state Delegate Todd Gilbert (R-15), the House Majority Leader during the tumultuous 2019 session of the General …Continue reading "Virginia Society for Human Life Honors Pro-Life House Majority Leader and Pro-life Speaker of the House"
By Dave Andrusko Is anyone—and I do mean anyone—surprised that a prominent pro-abortion Texas publication would serve as the only “source” for the claim that Abby Johnson really did not see an ultrasound-guided abortion, which was the pivotal point in turning a Planned Parenthood “Employee of the Year” into a staunch pro-lifer? Of course not. …Continue reading "Pro-abort scrape the bottom of the barrel to try to discredit “Unplanned”"
Petitions Needed by April 23! By Benjamin Clapper, Louisiana Right to Life Big news! Louisiana State Rep. Katrina Jackson has introduced the Love Life Amendment to the Louisiana Constitution! Watch the one-minute video announcing the effort. The Louisiana Legislature begins its session today. We will need to pass the amendment by a 2/3 margin in …Continue reading "Pro-Life “Love Life Amendment” to Louisiana Constitution Introduced!"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation You might call it the “Unplanned Effect.” In the last week in our office at the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation, we have been receiving calls from individuals who are so touched by the movie “Unplanned” that they want to become active in the pro-life movement. Keep in …Continue reading "“There is something in Abby Johnson’s story that speaks to the soul”"