By Dave Andrusko As I do every day, I texted my children this morning both to celebrate the 10th birthday of our oldest grandchild and to make sure we knew who was bringing what for Thanksgiving Day dinner, just two days off. Before you know it, we will in the Christmas season full bore. The …Continue reading "The unborn child: The ultimate “least among us”"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This latest in our series of what appeared in NRL News Today exactly one year ago talks about what is probably unknown to many younger pro-lifer: the genuinely famous, in fact historic “Fetus, 18 weeks.” Please take a minute to read this repost. It’s been almost three years since the …Continue reading "The Nilsson photo—“The Fetus, 18 weeks”—is “one of the 20th century’s great photographs”"
By Laura Echevarria As the nation waits for final tabulations, recounts, and official certifications of vote totals, former Vice President Joe Biden has claimed that he would represent all Americans as president. However, he and his administration would fail to protect the most vulnerable among us: the unborn child. In fact, his administration would …Continue reading "Millions of unborn children would be the losers in a Biden Presidency"
By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children A remarkable, cutting age medical intervention has given joy to a family and life to their baby boy who was threatened by a rare illness in the womb. Baby Edward, also known as Teddy, developed anemia while inside the womb. In response, Dr. Amarnath Bhide used …Continue reading "Saving life through in-utero surgery: The option of in-utero surgery is proving to be a more positive prospect for parents"
By Carole Novielli In the recent Vice-Presidential debate between Republican candidate and current VP Mike Pence and Democratic candidate Senator Kamala Harris, references were made by Harris regarding the need to listen to “science” when determining public policy. In response, several abortion advocacy groups echoed the sentiment on social media. Planned Parenthood’s political action arm …Continue reading "Abortion advocates tout a belief in ‘science.’ What about the science of human development?"
By Alyssa McMahon Shortly after midnight on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, police discovered Stacey Jones unresponsive on the doorsteps of her home in Jeffrey Manor on Chicago’s South Side. Jones, eight months pregnant, was shot multiple times in the back. She was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center for care, but was pronounced …Continue reading "Preborn baby survives mother’s fatal shooting in Chicago"
By Sarah Terzo Until healthy [unborn] babies were first observed by ultrasound in extensive studies in the 1980s while the mothers were resting quietly, it was not known that babies have such a diverse repertoire of movements at this early time, and perform these so smoothly and so frequently. It was a revelation that movements …Continue reading "Unborn babies have “diverse repertoire of movements”"
By Nancy Valko Editor’s note. Each day when I look back at what we posted one year ago, I try to choose stories to repost that remain relevant and were very popular. Nancy’s post fills the bill on both scores. Recently, I saw an amazing in a post on the Nurses&Midwives4Life Ireland  Facebook page showing …Continue reading "An Amazing Video of a Living, First Trimester Unborn Baby"
No baby should ever be unwanted, unknown, or unloved. By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This look back at a story that appeared in NRL News Today one year ago remains one of my all-time favorites for reasons I hope become obvious and which you will share. Last night, I re-watched video titled, “Interview with an …Continue reading "An “Interview with an Unborn Child”"
By Dave Andrusko This week over coffee, a friend of decades and I had a friendly but intense back and forth conversation over (what else?) the presidential campaign. He is a veteran observer, by no means an unyielding Democratic partisan, but he honestly cannot grasp how ugly and vicious and unyielding almost all media coverage …Continue reading "Trying to explain how can really, really smart people can be so really, really dumb is a real challenge"
By Dave Andrusko “Trying to plan for the future without knowing the past is like trying to plant cut flowers.” — Historian Daniel Boorstin “A nineteenth-century German historian wrote that every moment of history is equally present to God. Every moment is also equally present to great evil. But there are moments in which great evil bestirs …Continue reading "Establishing a buffer zone around unborn children not only for the child’s safety, but for all of our sakes"
By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children During the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors in Canada have been working to provide continuous support and reassurance to parents expecting a child with spina bifida. Michael Robinson, SPUC Director of Communications said: “The work of these doctors is truly inspirational. It is always heartening to hear of …Continue reading "“Inspirational”: The doctors supporting families expecting a child with spina bifida"