It was truly an historic election last night, not only in West Virginia, but across the country. As polling places in the Mountain State were closing, Fox News announced pro-life West Virginia Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito’s was the projected winner to fill the U.S. senate seat left vacant by the retirement of pro-abortion Senator …Continue reading "Pro-Life Landslide in Historic West Virginia Election"
By Dave Andrusko It would not be true to say I scoured the major pro-abortion Texas newspapers last night and this morning, but I did skim many of their stories. And while the Texas Tribune surely got it right when it wrote,” As the night lengthened on Tuesday, the real contest, it seemed, was …Continue reading "Texas Gov-elect Greg Abbott cruises past abortion “icon” Wendy Davis by nearly a million votes"
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative/PAC Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The untold story of Election 2014 in Pennsylvania is how well pro-lifers fared in legislative contests. The Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation PAC endorsed 12 candidates for Congress, 69 candidates for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, and five candidates for the Pennsylvania Senate. Every single PAC-endorsed legislative candidate …Continue reading "Pro-lifers saddened by loss of Gov. Corbett but carry the day in congressional and state races"
In an unexpectedly tight race between pro-life Ed Gillespie and pro-abortion Senator Mark Warner, the results are still be too close to call. According to unofficial results from the Virginia Department of Elections, Gillespie trailed Warner by 0.73 percent (less than 1%) as of Wednesday afternoon. It was clear that Gillespie’s pro-life positions stood …Continue reading "Virginia pro-life Congressmen re-elected, outcome of Senate race still undecided"
Missouri Right to Life PAC, Missouri’s most active and successful social policy political action committee, congratulates the pro-life candidates who fought and won their elections last night. “MRL PAC endorsed candidates in a total of 125 races statewide,” said Pam Fichter, President of Missouri Right to Life PAC. “Of those races, MRL PAC endorsed …Continue reading "Missouri Right to Life Political Action Committee (MRL PAC) Celebrates 2014 Election Victories"
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"