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2017 Election results mean hard work ahead for Pro-lifers in the Commonwealth of Virginia

Editor’s note. The following comes from the Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL). The Virginia Society for Human Life is saddened by the losses yesterday in the statewide races. The three great pro-life leaders–Ed Gillespie, who ran

Historic upsets? Maybe the greatest took place in 2016

By Dave Andrusko This post was in the story queue yesterday but time got away from me. I apologize, Each day I check various “This Day in History” sites. Here’s what I read on one site about

Virginia NARAL welcomes new abortion business. Your votes on Tuesday can stop it!

(Left to Right) Pro-lifers Jill Vogel, Ed Gillespie, and John Adams

By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) This morning I received news that an abortion business from Texas, the so-called Whole Women’s Health, is preparing to open a new abortion facility in Charlottesville.

NRL 2017 and “the Battle Before Us,” Part Two

A despondent CNN panel on Tuesday night when pro-life Republican Karen Handel defeated pro-abortino Democrat Jon Ossoff.

By Karen Cross, NRL Political Director Editor’s note. These remarks were part of a Friday General Session at NRLC’s annual convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Part One ran on Thursday. So what is the status of the United

NRL 2017 and “the Battle Before Us,” Part One

By Karen Cross, NRL Political Director Editor’s note. These remarks were part of a Friday General Session at NRLC’s annual convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Part Two will run Friday. The theme of today’s general session is “The

Vote April 11 in Kansas 4 special election between Pro-Life Ron Estes and Pro-Abortion James Thompson

Pro-life Kansas state Treasurer Ron Estes (R) with Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director. National Right to Life endorsed Ron Estes in the Kansas 4 special election.

By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Tuesday’s special election in Kansas’ 4th Congressional District to replace pro-life Rep. Mike Pompeo (R) is of particular interest to pro-lifers. It is the first special election to

It’s Over, It’s Over, It’s Over

What Hillary Clinton’s defeat means for unborn babies By Karen Cross, National Right to Life political director Editor’s note. This appeared on page one of the January digital edition of National Right to Life News—35 pages of

2016 Election Overview: NRLC triumphant against radical pro-abortion movement

By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Editor’s note. This appeared on page one of the December digital edition of National Right to Life News. You can read all the stories, analyses, and editorials at

Nov 8th Election Was a National Referendum On the Abortion Issue

Editor’s note. This appeared in the Maryland Life Report, the newsletter of Maryland Right to Life. The pro-life movement has won a great victory – – it’s not the final victory, but a clear and decisive one

A National Referendum on Abortion

Members of NRLC's executive committee and NRLC staff met with Donald Trump this summer. NRLC congratulates President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence and looks forward to working with them in the coming years.

By David N. O’Steen, Ph.D., National Right to Life Executive Director A National Referendum on Abortion – that’s how Ernest Ohlhoff, National Right to Life’s Director of Outreach, described the 2016 election in a recent article published

Iowa pro-lifers enjoyed huge electoral successes at federal and state levels

Pro-life Sen. Chuck Grassley

By Dave Andrusko One of the under-told stories of last Tuesday’s Election Day is the enormous gains pro-lifers made at the state level. We have already reported on some states with more to come. Today, in this

Republicans unanimously support Ryan for Speaker, Democrats postpone decision on Nancy Pelosi

Pro-life President-elect Donald Trump and pro-life Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan (R-Wi.). Getty image.

By Dave Andrusko Pro-life Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wi.) won a unanimous vote of support today from House Republicans colleagues for a second term as speaker of the House. The full House will select the Speaker when the