Darn that cutting edge science. It’s not supposed to aid the pro-life cause

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. One of my favorite stories are those that document how frantically pro-abortions deny science when real science doesn’t further their agenda. In the Internet age, I think we all know how easy it is to dash something off, take a quick look (maybe even two), and push “send.” I try …

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2022 Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Year in Review. Victories, Defeats, and Changes.

By Alex Schadenberg Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition 2022 was a year of both victories, defeats, and changes. The most important victory was the Massachusetts Judicial Supreme Court deciding that there is no right to assisted suicide in the Massachusetts state Constitution. Possibly the saddest defeat was in Oregon which agreed to remove its assisted …

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2022: the year when Dobbs v. Jackson gave life a second chance

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation When I review my life, the year 2022 will definitely be a highlight. For years, I had told students and retirees, teachers and health care workers that the tragic 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision known as Roe v. Wade would be overturned in our lifetime. At the time, …

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The importance of being an “Encourager-in-chief”

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This was my contribution to a three-person workshop at the 2021 National Right to Life convention workshop titled “Communicate, Convert, and Commit: the art of pro-life persuasion.” Each year I begin with the same disclaimer: Rai Rojas and Lori Kehoe are superior speakers —funny, energetic, knowledgeable, and inspirational—so I will …

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The hallmark of the pro-life movement is love—love for the mother, for the baby, for the father

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. This appeared in the current edition of National Right to Life News. Please share this and other stories from the 46 page issue with your pro-life family and friends. I recently heard a clergyman talk about the modern goal of living a life without regrets. …

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Ohio Right to Life: December 29, The year ahead

Ohio’s pro-life movement has much more to accomplish to save lives effectively. As we head into the new year, there are a few things to take note of. While protecting life that has a detectable heartbeat is admirable, it is not enough. Whether someone has a heartbeat or not, they must be equally protected under …

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Veteran PA Pro-Life Leader Retires After 21 Years of Service to the Babies

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It was a time before Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook, when tweets were associated with birds and posts were what held up backyard fences. January of 2002 marked the beginning of fresh leadership at the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation, the Keystone State affiliate of National Right to Life. …

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Ironically, the pro-life view is rooted in widespread convictions that even many supporters of abortion hold

By Paul Stark, Communication Director, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Many advocates, commentators, journalists, and others present the pro-life position as an extreme and unsupportable view. They sometimes suggest that it’s tied to a specific religious outlook or to a narrow political ideology. But this is a major misunderstanding. The pro-life view is rooted in …

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UK Authorities Arrest Woman Praying Outside Abortion Clinic

By Tierin-Rose Mandelburg  When I saw this video, I thought it was a joke.  An innocent British woman, Isabel Vaughan Spruce, was arrested for praying outside of an abortion clinic. The pro-life woman is the director of the UK March For Life. She wasn’t making a “scene,” yet police arrested her and charged her with …

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Let us celebrate Christmas by renewing our dedication to the cause of life—especially to those babies nestled in their mothers’ wombs

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It seems to me no accident that, in the desperate darkness of winter, the light of the world arrives in the form of the Baby Jesus. As the old song says, “we need a little Christmas, right this very minute!” For me, December has marked the …

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