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Pro-lifers continue to make legislative gains in 2018 Legislative Session

By Ingrid Duran, State Legislative Director Pro-lifers were very active during the 2018 State Legislative session, introducing and/or passing many bills ranging from the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Act to Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Acts to

Good News from Richmond!! An update on legislation

By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) The 2018 General Assembly wraps up this week. It was a surprisingly busy year. A total of 12 pro-abortion bills were defeated and pro-life members of

Week ahead in the Virginia Legislature requires your involvement

Pro-life Virginia State Del. David LaRock, conferring with Olivia Gans Turner, president of the Virginia Society for Human Life. [Photo Credit: Richmond Times-Dispatch.]

By Olivia Gans Turner President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) This was a very busy week in Richmond for VSHL’s team. On Monday, January 22, the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, VSHL

NRLC 2018’s Promise to Unborn Children

By Ingrid Duran, Director, NRLC Department of State Legislation It’s no secret that the 2017 state legislative session was wildly successful in passing protective pro-life laws. If you had any doubts, read any pro-abortion blog. What follows

Recommendation of Irish Committee deciding language for abortion referendum out of kilter with public opinion

By Dave Andrusko Yesterday we wrote about the recommendation of a committee of the Irish Parliament which announced informally what it will formally recommend next Wednesday: an end to the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution which holds

Ohio on verge of passing Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act

By Dave Andrusko The reliably pro-abortion Columbus [Ohio] Dispatch tells us the Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act has been “offered in four consecutive sessions of the General Assembly.” For numerous and sundry reasons a measure to protect babies

The threat women-helping centers pose to the Abortion Industry explains their hysterical response

By Dave Andrusko I think it would be fair to say that the savvier pro-abortionists understand there is case pending before the Supreme Court that has the potential to seriously upset a major objective of the Abortion

When we protect unborn babies it “helps make the earth a better place for everyone”

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I have found that some of the most eloquent spokespeople for the pro-life movement are the youngest ones. That truth became abundantly clear as I was reading through dozens

Irish Committee to vote to jettison constitutional amendment giving equal rights to mothers and unborn children

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. A “TD” is a member of the lower house of the Irish Parliament. “Fine Gael “ is a political party. It was a development years in the making and carefully orchestrated by

Former California politician charged with assisting the suicide of his wife

By Alex Schadenberg Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Steven Clute, a former member of the California Assembly, was charged with assisting the suicide of his wife, Pamela Clute. Pamela Clute died from a gunshot wound on

When a newspaper gets the story right about dismemberment abortions…

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation With all the justifiable complaints about fake news these days, it is refreshing when a newspaper reports the truth about issues involving the sanctity of innocent human life. When

Pro-Lifers see gains in the 2017 State Legislative Sessions

By Ingrid Duran, Director, NRLC Department of State Legislation Editor’s note. This appeared in the current digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please be sure to share the contents of the latest issue of the