The more than 61 million victims of Roe v. Wade

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I once attended a talk where the female attendees were shocked to learn that the total number of abortions in the U.S. at that point was more than 58 million.  (Now it is more than 61 million.) Nearly 90,000 abortions occur each year–more than 32,000 in …

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Dred Scott and its uncanny parallels to Roe v. Wade: reflections on an anniversary

By Dave Andrusko I was so busy putting the finishing touches on the March digital edition of National Right to Life News last week that I neglected to write about something that took place last Friday and about which I think about every year: the 163rd anniversary of the day the Supreme Court handed down its awful Dred Scott v. Sanford decision. …

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Radically out of sync with public opinion, the foundations of Roe are inherently unstable

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This first appeared in the Jewish Journal. Two days after the Jan. 22, 1973, Roe v. Wade decision was handed down, the editorial page of The New York Times — pro-abortion then, even more pro-abortion now — announced that the 7-2 decision “could bring to an end the emotional and …

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How in the days after Roe v. Wade was handed down the NYTimes counseled pro-lifers to give up

By Dave Andrusko Talk about setting the narrative! From the very first news story, the New York Times demonstrated its utter determination to minimize the impact (and reach) of Roe v. Wade and its companion case Doe v. Bolton. (“Doe” explained what “Roe” meant by the “health” exception.) In case we missed the point, the …

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“Legal, safe, and rare” was a great sales pitch in the days before social media

But as the unborn lives lost surpass 61 million in our country alone, it becomes increasingly hard to believe By Melissa Clement, Executive Director, Nevada Right to Life Today marks the 47th anniversary of the tragic and devastating Roe v . Wade decision. The human carnage – for the unborn and their mothers – wrought …

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“Today I call on my colleagues to search their souls, just as Ms. McCorvey—‘Jane Roe’—did and choose life”

Editor’s note. Last week pro-life Republican Members of the House devoted an entire hour to speeches commemorating this week’s 47th anniversary of the deadly Roe v. Wade decision. We will repost them all. We’ve reposted seven thus far. Today we are reposting the remarks of Reps. John Rose, Ron Wright, and Jim Baird. (accompanied by …

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“I promised my constituents that I would be a voice for the voiceless in Washington, and I have no intention of breaking that promise.”

Editor’s note. Last week pro-life Republican Members of the House devoted an entire hour to speeches commemorating this week’s 47th anniversary of the deadly Roe v. Wade decision. We will repost them all. We’ve reposted seven thus far. Today we are reposting the remarks of Reps. John Rose, Ron Wright, and Jim Baird. (accompanied by …

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“I am inspired to see so many of my fellow Members of Congress join me in continuing the fight for the unborn”

Editor’s note. Last week pro-life Republican Members of the House devoted an entire hour to speeches commemorating this week’s 47th anniversary of the deadly Roe v. Wade decision. We will repost them all. We’ve reposted seven thus far. Today we are reposting the remarks of Reps. John Rose, Ron Wright, and Jim Baird. (accompanied by …

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“Roe v. Wade tragically defied that American creed”

Editor’s note. Last week pro-life Republican Members of the House devoted an entire hour to speeches commemorating next week’s 47th anniversary of the deadly Roe v. Wade decision. We will repost them all. Last Thursday we began by posting the introductory remarks delivered by Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.). On Friday we posted the speeches of …

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“Roe v. Wade has corrupted the very foundation of our unalienable right to life”

Editor’s note. Last week pro-life Republican Members of the House devoted an entire hour to speeches commemorating next week’s 47th anniversary of the deadly Roe v. Wade decision. We will repost them all. Last Thursday we began by posting the introductory remarks delivered by Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.). On Friday we posted the speeches of …

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