By Barbara L. Lyons, Executive Director, Wisconsin Right to Life Imagine stepping into a room that looks as big as a football field. Your eyes strain as you scan from one end to the other. Your ears pick up the buzz around the room from a sea of people – 1,500 strong – enjoying …Continue reading "The Ben Carson Phenomenon Benefits Wisconsin Right to Life"
By Pam Fichter, President, Missouri Right to Life On the heels of Missouri Right to Life’s “Show Me Life” Pro-life Action Day, the House gave final approval yesterday to HB 1307 and HB 1192. These bills will save babies and protect all women, both adults and minors, from abortion clinics seeking to make a …Continue reading "Missouri House passes legislation that extends reflection period to 72 hours and requires parental notification"
Investigation of Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast Not Complete New Orleans, LA–In its report issued on February 19th, the Louisiana Legislative Auditor stated that he found no indication that Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast (PPGC) fraudulently billed Medicaid or recommended abortions in Louisiana. However, the Legislative Auditor report represents only one small part of an ongoing …Continue reading "Louisiana Right to Life Offers Clarifications on Legislative Auditor’s Report"
By Karen Cross CHARLESTON, WV – Unborn babies who are capable of feeling pain won a great victory in the West Virginia House of Delegates today. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.B. 4588) passed out of the House Health and Human Resources Committee without debate on February 17, 2014. This legislation will protect …Continue reading "Revival in the WV House of Delegates!"
By Dave Andrusko A year ago, NRL News Today posted a story that began, “Discernible progress is being made in New York City on the ratio of abortions to live births just released 2011 City data shows.” “While the city remained the abortion capital of America in 2011, with abortion ratios almost twice the …Continue reading "Number of abortions and abortion rate drops in New York City, nation’s “Abortion Capital”"
By Jacki Ragan, Director, State Organizational Development Department No matter how many years I work in the right to life movement or how many chapters I work with, one of my favorite things in life is to help a new (or renewed) chapter get on its feet and up and running. There is no …Continue reading "Goshen County Right to Life: Inspired for Life!"
South Carolina lawmakers are considering H 4223, a bill that would create a compelling state interest in protecting unborn children capable of feeling pain from death by abortion. To date, 10 other states have passed laws that protect the pain-capable unborn child. The U.S. Senate also is considering similar legislation and the U.S. House …Continue reading "NRLC director of State Legislation testifies in South Carolina in favor of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act"
The 40th annual Nebraska Walk for Life drew 4,500 pro-lifers to the State Capitol in Lincoln on January 25th. After brief remarks from state and federal elected officials, organizers released hundreds of pink and blue balloons in memory of the over 56 million unborn babies aborted in the U.S. since 1973. In Nebraska the …Continue reading "Nebraska Walk for Life draws huge crowd"
By Doreen Shirek, Chapter Director, Wisconsin Right to Life The below zero temperatures did not stop Wisconsin Right to Life chapters from participating in a variety of activities on January 22nd, commemorating the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Not only did our local chapters participate in events this month but our Wisconsin College students …Continue reading "Wisconsin Right to Life sponsors state-wide Jan. 22-related activities, others attend March for Life in Washington, DC"
Last Sunday thousands of Arkansans gathered in Little Rock for the 36th Annual March for Life, marking the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion on demand. Wayne Mays, president of Arkansas Right to Life, led the march along with invited dignitaries and other special guests. “We all …Continue reading "Thousands of pro-lifers gather at Arkansas capitol to commemorate 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade"
Yesterday, January 22, 2014, our country acknowledged the tragic Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade, which made abortion legal through all nine months of pregnancy in all fifty states. The Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) joined with pro-life people across the Commonwealth and America in remembering the millions of innocent babies who have …Continue reading "Virginians from all over the Commonwealth attend the March for Life in Washington, DC"
ST. PAUL — Thousands of Minnesotans came to the State Capitol Wednesday to urge lawmakers to ban taxpayer funded abortions. Pro-lifers also called on legislators to protect the safety of women by licensing abortion centers. The annual Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) March for Life commemorates the millions of lives lost to abortion. …Continue reading "Thousands of Minnesotans come to Capitol"