“We don’t make them pay a single cent, unlike places like Planned Parenthood.” A Crisis Pregnancy Center volunteer speaks out

By Sarah Terzo A woman who works at a crisis pregnancy center wrote: “I started volunteering at my local secular crisis pregnancy center in the greater Seattle area, for 6 hours a week, in early September. It’s been several months and I already feel like I have learned a lot, not only about how to …

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Watch how an AP reporter shapes and distorts pro-life legislative proposals

By Dave Andrusko Yesterday we posted a summary overview of state legislation compiled by Ingrid Duran, who is the state legislative director for National Right to Life. I’d like to take five minutes of your time in the last post of the day to outline a typical media hatchet job on pro-life proposals which combines …

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Leftist Rage at NYTimes columnist David Brooks for Defending Covington Catholic Students

By P.J. Gladnick Did columnist David Brooks put his New York Times gig at risk on Monday? Most people at liberal mainstream media outlets that have reported on the incident in Washington D.C. on Friday involving the Covington Catholic high school students, after having been made aware of the longer video and more facts about …

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For Better or For Worse, and caring “for the least of these”

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Each year as we approach Christmas, it’s been a tradition at NRL News Today to repost favorite stories from years past. I’m starting with arguably my favorite which ran many years ago when my adult children were just little ones. It is excerpted from an editorial following the election pro-abortion …

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Teenager formally charged with murder and feticide in slaying of 17-year-old Indiana cheerleader who was six months pregnant

Suspect admits killing was over her pregnancy By Dave Andrusko Aaron Trejo, a 16-year-old Indiana high school football player, was formally charged today with murder and feticide in the deaths of Breana Rouhselang, who was 17 years old, and her unborn baby. Rouhselang was six months pregnant. Trejo is being held without bond and is …

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Christopher Hitchens and the issues he raised for pro-lifers

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. It was seven years ago this week that Christopher Hitchens died. I’d written about Hitchens’ passing at the time of his passing and the issues that came up in that piece, I believe, are worth revisiting. I hope you agree. Over the years I have often read Christopher Hitchens, a …

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Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith’s Stellar Pro-life Record 

By Jennifer Popik, J.D., Director of Federal Legislation  Editor’s note. Pro-life Sen. Cindy Hyde–Smith (R-Miss.) was appointed to fill out the term of pro-life Sen. Thad Cochran, who resigned for health reasons. She will compete against pro-abortion Democrat Mike Espy November 27 in a run-off. Under Mississippi law if no candidate receives 50% of the vote, the top two …

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What’s being said about the 2018 elections, three days later

By Dave Andrusko Like many people, for the last few months I spent a considerable amount of time analyzing and writing about what we thought might happen Tuesday night. Watching Fox News (which was surprisingly less-than-friendly to pro-life Republicans) and CNN (which at times must have surprised itself by actually coming close to acting responsibly …

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Abortion and the importance of state Supreme Courts

By Dave Andrusko If ever a pro-lifer needed to know how important state Supreme Courts are, could just refer to Kansas. There the high court has sat on a case for a year which will determine whether a hither unknown “right” to abortion is lurking in the penumbra or emanations of the state Constitution. Alas, …

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