Dr. Landrum Shettles on fetal development from third month on

By Sarah Terzo Dr. Landrum Shettles (“Rites of Life, The Scientific Evidence for Life Before Birth,” Zondervan Publishing House, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1983) described the activities and development of the fetus in utero from the third month on, based on his own observations: “Activity is far from merely random, by the end of the [third …

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Fewer clinics in 2020, but Planned Parenthood performing more abortions, later abortions, than it was ten years ago.

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Planned Parenthood boasted nearly nine hundred clinics as recently as 2010. Today, they have just a little over six hundred. Yet, somehow, abortion, the “service” for which they are most widely known, hasn’t faltered. In fact, in their most recent annual report, they reported …

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Planned Parenthood begs for protective equipment to do abortions as coronavirus rages

At least one regional Planned Parenthood chain is providing only abortions, and no other services, during the national health emergency. By Dorothy Cummings McLean April 2, 2020― Planned Parenthood is begging supporters for protective equipment and other supplies while other doctors and nurses go without as they try to save the lives of coronavirus patients. …

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Remembering Dr. Jerome Lejeune: “Truly, a voice for the Voiceless”

Editor’s note. This comes to us from David G. Lejeune, the President of the Jerome Lejeune Foundation USA. Today marks the anniversary of Dr. Jerome Lejeune’s passing 26 years ago. The namesake of the Jerome Lejeune Foundation, Dr. Lejeune was a French geneticist who discovered the cause of Down syndrome in 1958 – a third …

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UK: New Report Reveals Unborn Babies Feel Pain Earlier than previously thought

By the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues A new report from the UK All Party Parliamentary Pro-Life Group (APPPG) and their secretariat at Right to Life UK points to evidence that unborn babies can feel pain from even earlier in pregnancy than was previously thought. The report features an article in the Journal of Medical Ethics …

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British Govt Spends Over £1,000,000 in one year to fly pregnant women from Northern Ireland to Great Britain to kill their unborn babies

By Alithea Williams, SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Since June 2017, the British Government has been funding women from Northern Ireland to come to Great Britain for abortions. Just how much taxpayers’ money has been spent on flying women over to have their unborn children killed has now been revealed. Minister of …

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Abortion advocates score a win in the UK’s lockdown

‘Home abortions’ will be permitted because of the Covid-19 panic By Anthony McCarthy Early this week, a spokesperson for the UK Department of Health and Social Care confirmed that the Government was updating its guidance for women seeking abortions. Women would now be allowed to take both abortion pills at home for pregnancies up to 10 …

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The deeply contradictory stance of staying home to protect the vulnerable, while keeping abortion clinics open to kill the vulnerable: COVID-19 response is incompatible with support for abortion

By We Need a Law In the midst of COVID-19, abortion continues. All Canadian provinces have assured media and government that abortion is considered an “essential service” due to the time-sensitive nature of the procedure. So, while other elective surgeries and many broader procedures are being postponed to free up doctors and make space in hospital beds, …

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Is euthanasia an essential service?

Is euthanasia an essential service? That is the question that Canadian health officials are grappling with in the coronavirus epidemic. At least two clinics in Ontario have stopped providing euthanasia (or medical assistance in dying, as it is called in Canada) to prevention transmission and to free up health-care resources. Others regard it as essential …

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Top 10 Abortion Myths: #1: The Unborn Child isn’t a human person

Editor’s note. This was the final in a series of “Top 10 Abortion Myths” written by Right to Life of Michigan. #1: An unborn child isn’t a human person The bottom line: Abortion supporters must believe this (or pretend to believe it) despite overwhelming evidence and logic, or else admit to supporting killing innocent human life. …

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Thank you for the gift of your life – Carlo Casini, Movimento Per la Vita founder dies

By Lisa Bourne He has returned to the Father’s House Carlo Casini, Italian jurist, politician, author and pro-life leader, passed away March 23. The founder of Italy’s Movimento Per la Vita (MPV), 85, had been seriously ill for some time, according to a statement from the pro-life group. “The man who made his life a …

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Pro-aborts demonize governors who rightly conclude elective abortions are not “essential medical care”

By Dave Andrusko   As NRL News Today readers are keenly aware, pro-abortionists are incensed that in prioritizing their response to the COVID-19 pandemic, governors in a number of states have issued orders that have properly concluded that elective—elective with a capital “E”—abortions are not “essential medical care.”  To Planned Parenthood, NARAL, etc. every abortion is, …

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