By Sarah Terzo Physician Michael R. Harrison said of ultrasound: “It was not until the last half of this century that the prying eye of the ultrasound (that is, ultrasound visualization) rendered the once opaque womb transparent, stripping the veil of mystery from the dark inner sanctum, and letting the light of scientific observation fall on …Continue reading "Dr. Michael R. Harrison on ultrasound, unborn babies, and stripping away the veil of mystery"
By Sarah Terzo Pro-choice columnist and author William Saletan writes about informed consent laws that require women seeking abortions to be offered the chance to view an ultrasound: “Critics complain that these bills seek to “bias,” “coerce,” and “guilt-trip” women. Come on. Women aren’t too weak to face the truth. If you don’t want to look …Continue reading "Pro-choice author: laws mandating ultrasound viewing just show women the truth"
By Kelli Editor’s note. Today’s look back at a story that appeared in NRL News Today one year ago is an account of a remarkably life-affirming new ultrasound device. In case you missed it, the post is a great read. The Times of Israel reports that a new “handheld ultrasound device” is in its finishing stages. It …Continue reading "Amazing: New ultrasound device lets moms see their babies using smartphones"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation When UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in intensive care battling Coronavirus, many concerns were voiced he would not survive. During his stay in St. Thomas Hospital in London, Carrie Symonds, the mother of his unborn child, sent him ultrasound images of their baby in utero. She wanted him to continue …Continue reading "Boris Johnson and the transformative power of ultrasound images"
By Sarah Terzo Testimony of Steve Calvin, M.D., specialist in maternal – fetal medicine, before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Federalism, and Property Rights, Senate Judiciary Committee, Hearing on “The 25th Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade: Has It Stood the Test of Time?” January 21st, 1998: “… At the time of the Roe V Wade decision, …Continue reading "Pro-life doctor comments on ultrasound"
By Sarah Terzo A woman named Jill was in a Planned Parenthood clinic when she accidentally saw a printout her ultrasound. She says: “I accidentally saw my ultrasound when I went up to pay the Planned Parenthood cashier. I saw little arms, little legs, and a head.” Jill writes that the photo was just sitting there …Continue reading "Woman sees ultrasound photo at Planned Parenthood, walks out"
By Sarah Terzo Rebekah Nancarrow had an ultrasound at Planned Parenthood (for which she paid $80), but wasn’t allowed to see the image. She was told by a Planned Parenthood worker that seeing the fetus on the screen “will only make it harder on you.” Nancarrow later went to a crisis pregnancy center and was …Continue reading "Woman rejects abortion after she sees her baby on ultrasound"
By Dave Andrusko Simply because it is so important, we’ve posted multiple stories explaining how the Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to a federal appeals court decision to uphold Kentucky’s Ultrasound Informed Consent Act. Today we add one more. In brief, HB 2 is a 2017 law, based on model NRLC legislation, passed …Continue reading "In fighting ultrasounds, pro-abortionists prove they can’t handle the truth or accept the consequences: a choice not to abort"
By Texas Right to Life Dr. Gádor Joya, a pediatrician in Spain, has outraged abortion activists the world over. What has instigated such ire? Dr. Joya simply offers mothers seeking elective abortions free ultrasounds in a van outside of abortion clinics. Through the group “Life Ambulance Project,” Dr. Joya operates a mobile ultrasound unit and …Continue reading "Absurd: Doctor offering free ultrasounds called “cruel” and “inhumane”"
By Dave Andrusko More than most, pro-lifers are keenly aware of the power of words. We operate in the specific and the humane. Our opposite numbers retreat to the vague and the inhumane. The classic example of the hazy and the uncustomary—“fetus”—is no accident. When accepted, it allows pro-abortionists to evade the power of the …Continue reading "‘Aaaaahhh I see what she means’: The incredible power of ultrasounds"
By Kelli The Times of Israel reports that a new “handheld ultrasound device” is in its finishing stages. It will “allow pregnant women to check on the health of their baby” by connecting to a smartphone. Created by PulseNmore LTD, this device is really designed to provide peace of mind to expectant mothers, as it …Continue reading "Amazing: New ultrasound device lets moms see their babies using smartphones"
Providing ultrasound images and making fetal heartbeat audible is Constitutional By Arthur Goldberg Share on Twitter forward by email Print Subscribe Editor’s note. This is adapted from a post that originally appeared at Mercatornet. The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, in EMW Women’s Surgical Ctr. vs. Beshear et. al, recently decided that a statute is …Continue reading "Sight and sound: A US appeals court upholds use of technology to inform choice in abortion"