By Lisa Bast In 2019, Brianne Yarbrough was excited to start a new chapter in her life since graduating high school the previous year. The 19-year-old had recently enrolled in college with plans to study nursing. But an unexpected pregnancy and unsettling prenatal diagnosis threw the young woman’s life into a tailspin. As the reality …Continue reading "Doctors told Brianne to abort because her son wouldn’t survive. Today, he’s a healthy toddler."
By Dave Andrusko “The right to life must come first or all the others can never take root, much less flourish. As in the Declaration of Independence’s order of certain unalienable rights, among them ‘life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.’ Note which one is mentioned first. And for good, logical reason.” — Pulitzer Prize-winning …Continue reading "Pro-life Pulitzer-prize winner Paul Greenberg passes away at age 84"
By Texas Right to Life Editor’s note. This story from a year ago in NRL News Today is worth reposting for many reasons, beginning with how encouraging its message. The Norman family already had four young children when they received a life-changing call. Tamara Norman writes about her experience and the valuable lessons she and her …Continue reading "When family opened its home to teen about to give birth, “She made our life better”"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The piercing sapphire eyes first caught my attention. They were matched by a grin which looked like it was the precursor to a laugh. The stand-out features belong to Nathan, one of the babies who grace an information piece called “CareLine,” mailed out by The Women’s …Continue reading "“Babies make life better,’ they just do”"
Editor’s note. This latest post from a year ago came from David G. Lejeune, the President of the Jerome Lejeune Foundation USA. The date was April 3, 2020. 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 …Continue reading "Remembering Dr. Jerome Lejeune: “Truly, a voice for the Voiceless”"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Easter was a huge cause for celebration in the family in which I was born. My mother made intense preparations in the days leading up to the Resurrection of Jesus. She would make sure each of her little girls had a special occasion dress (and sometimes …Continue reading "Easter and the promise of new life"
By Right to Life UK Over 2,400 vehicles participated in the Dominican Republic’s “March for Life” in protest to the proposed introduction of abortion into the country. Last Saturday, the capital of the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, was brought to a halt due to the thousands of cars that descended upon the city in support …Continue reading "Dominican Republic: Thousands of vehicles take part in “Caravan for Life”"
By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Editor’s note. This story from a year ago illustrates perfectly the extent to which authorities will attempt to force pro-life doctors to perform abortions. An Argentinean appeal court has upheld a 14-month prison sentence for a doctor who refused to perform an abortion on an unborn baby …Continue reading "Argentinean Court upholds prison sentence for doctor who refused to abort baby at 23 weeks"
By Dave Andrusko Give the British publication The Daily Mail full credit. It often does a terrific job bringing the news about pro-life American stories to the world. Take for example, a story that ran yesterday with this lengthy but very helpful headline: Texas teen mom who got pregnant when she was just 13 recalls …Continue reading "Teen Mom rejects abortion, her little girl is now “my entire world”"
By Dave Andrusko Before setting aside time for a Lenten study, the class that I lead was absorbing, debating, and discussing a 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. While I was doing some additional background reading, I ran …Continue reading "Human worth is not valued on a sliding scale. When there are graduations, there lies madness"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Never count GenZ out—especially when it comes to the pro-life movement. GenZ, or Generation Z, generally refers to those individuals who were born from 1997 onward—the eldest of whom are 24 years of age. This age cohort grew up with social media and are considered the …Continue reading "GenZ poured their hearts out in essays for the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Essay Contest"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation When I began working as a radio reporter while still in college, I quickly learned how decisively important the choice of words was and is in conveying the meaning of a story. On the topic of abortion, for example, I thought that the best way to …Continue reading "An illusion and a misnomer: “Pro-choice”"