By Dave Andrusko When television programs or movies that are fair to our Movement come across our radar, National Right to Life wants to make sure our audience of grassroots champions get a heads up. Enter Nick Loeb’s movie “Roe v Wade: The Real Story You’ve Never Been Told,” a fact-based dramatization of the events that culminated …Continue reading "“Roe v Wade: The Real Story You’ve Never Been Told”"
“The Court simply fashions and announces a new constitutional right for pregnant mothers” By Dave Andrusko The following is a long excerpt from Justice Byron White’s famous dissent in Roe v. Wade. He, along with Justice William Rehnquist, were the only objectors in the 7-2 decision handed down January 22, 1973, The popular catch phrase …Continue reading "Justice White’s famous dissent in Roe goes well beyond “An exercise of raw judicial power”"
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation With the anticipation surrounding the new film Roe v. Wade, we are reminded once again of the ability of the arts to elevate the dignity and value of human life. Movies can touch audiences that might otherwise never be reached. A stirring plotline, intriguing characters, and effective cinematography can …Continue reading "New “Roe v. Wade” movie reminds us of the power of art to elevate the dignity and value of human life"
By Dave Andrusko When television programs or movies that are fair to our Movement come across our radar, National Right to Life wants to make sure our audience of grassroots champions get a heads up. Enter Nick Loeb’s movie “Roe v Wade: The Real Story You’ve Never Been Told,” a fact-based dramatization of the events that …Continue reading "Soon to be available: “Roe v Wade: The Real Story You’ve Never Been Told”"
Editor’s note. This year’s March for Life will take place this Friday and except for a handful of pro-life leaders assembling in Washington, D.C., the March will be virtual. As we look back at what appeared in National Right to Life News Today a year ago, what could be more timely or inspiring than encouraging …Continue reading "Re-establishing the right to life regardless of sex, age, disability or condition of dependency, is the human rights issue of our time"
By Dave Andrusko Our sincerest thanks go out today to the very influential First Things magazine for republishing in full the speech delivered by the late Richard John Neuhaus at the close of National Right to Life’s 2008 convention. First Things observes that Prof. Robert P. George once described the address as “the greatest pro-life speech …Continue reading "On the 48th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, “We shall not weary, We shall not rest”"
Death Toll: 62 Million Babies and Counting By Tony Lauinger, State Chairman, Oklahomans For Life Forty-eight years ago today, seven men in black robes condemned to death the unborn children of America. The U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision was intended – by those who supported it – to be the end of the …Continue reading "Tragic Anniversary Marked Today, Roe v. Wade, Year 48"
By Paul Stark In its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution requires states to permit abortion for any reason. The American people, the Court decided, are not allowed to legally protect human beings in utero from acts of violence that kill them (as long as the mother gives …Continue reading "Why Roe v. Wade is a decision that cannot be defended seriously"
By Dave Andrusko Today is the 48th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, a judicial usurpation of legislative power that reverberates to this day. Eight years ago, Heartbeat International created a site in anticipation of the 40th commemoration of the tragedy that is Roe v. Wade. Among other opportunities, visitors were encouraged to post where they were …Continue reading "CBS Evening News’ January 22, 1973 coverage attempted to instantly “normalize” and minimize the scope of Roe v. Wade"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. The subject matter of this story, posted a year ago, represents the distilled essence of media bias. See if you don’t agree. This post helps to place the wretched judicial abominations of Roe v. Wade and its companion case, Doe v. Bolton in historical context. It was this week, in 2018, that CBS …Continue reading "“60 Minutes Rewind” makes available program on abortion that first ran eight months before Roe v. Wade decided"
By Jean Garton Editor’s note. The late Dr. Garton, who passed away four years ago, authored one of the enduring classics of pro-life literature: “Who Broke the Baby? What the Abortion Slogans Really Mean. ” For decades she was a frequent contributor to National Right to Life News and National Right to Life News Today. …Continue reading "“Askew, Misaligned, and Twisted to One Side”: Roe’s Devastating Impact on American Culture"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Next Friday, we will solemnly commemorate the 48th anniversary of the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. For the past month we’ve run new posts about that infamous decision that has already claimed over 62 million lives and re-run posts from past editions of NRL News. The following first ran in …Continue reading "Pro-abortion historian mangles history to find a “teachable moment” as anniversary of Roe v. Wade approaches"