Multi-part Tennessee abortion law on its ways to Gov. Lee’s desk

By Dave Andrusko Late last night, what the Tennessean described as a “wide-ranging” multiple-part abortion bill passed the state Senate by an overwhelming vote of 23-5. On Thursday, the House passed the measure by an equally lopsided vote of 68-17. The bill now moves to the desk of Gov. Bill Lee. Here is the Tennessean’s …

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June digital edition of National Right to Life News highlights politics, impact of COVID-19, Planned Parenthood, and babies saved

By Dave Andrusko Judging by the responses, the June digital edition of NRL News Today was very helpful to our audience. Thanks for writing me at daveandrusko@gmail.com with your thoughts and insights. In addition to stories about the impact of the COVID-19, the wonderful pro-life response to pregnant women during the pandemic, and the wise counsel of …

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U.S. Agency for International Development tells U.N. to stop treating abortion as “essential” humanitarian relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note.   This appeared in the June digital edition of National Right to Life News.  Please share the contents with your pro-life friends and family. It’s not as if we needed another reminder of the nearly infinite difference it makes to have a pro-lifer residing at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, but it …

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COVID-19, Depression, and Suicide: Lessons from the Coronavirus

By John Stonestreet with Roberto Rivera From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts warned of its impact on people with mental illnesses. For those with mood disorders, the pandemic packed a “one-two” punch: the depression and anxiety caused by the fear of contracting the coronavirus itself, and the depression and anxiety accelerated by measures …

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Counselor: most women come to think of their abortions as killing a baby

By Sarah Terzo A social worker from Portland, Oregon, who works at a counseling and referral center: “Most women when they have an abortion don’t really know what they are doing – they are either so young, so ignorant, or so frightened… Down the line, 5, 6, or 7 years when they have children, some …

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Pro-abortion “comedy”: “How many abortions have you had?’ I’m like, ‘I don’t know, I don’t save receipts.’”

By Dave Andrusko When I read Katie Yoder’s depressing—but fascinating—column, I instantly decided I need to listen to the Cho/Winstead exchange for myself.  Margaret Cho is a foul-mouth comedian who interviewed another foul-mouth comedian—Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead—on Cho’s May 26 podcast. I often ask (mostly rhetorically) if people actually read what they write, or, …

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Abortionist describes what he does as “simple kindness”

By Sarah Terzo From one anonymous abortionist: “The woman seeking an abortion receives little in the way of support, smiles, compassion and even pain medication. I guess this is why I provide abortions. In no other area of modern medicine will simple human kindness produce such dramatic results.” Morris Wortman, “I Won’t Let Fear Stop Me” Newsweek …

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National Right to Life Endorses South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham for Re-Election

WASHINGTON, D.C.— National Right to Life, the nation’s largest pro-life group with affiliates in all 50 states and over 3,000 local chapters nationwide, has endorsed Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) for re-election. “National Right to Life is pleased to endorse Senator Lindsey Graham for re-election,” said Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life. “Senator Graham has championed …

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Assisted suicide lobby promotes no treatment during Covid-19 crisis.

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Spectator published an excellent article, on May 6, by Michael Wee, the education and research officer at the Anscombe Bioethics Centre. The article concerns the push by the assisted suicide lobby for people, with certain medical conditions, to agree to refuse all medical treatment.  Wee writes in …

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