Philadelphia dumps $500,000 into abortion fund for poor women

By Bridget Sielicki Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has announced that the city sent $500,000 to the Abortion Liberation Fund of PA, which provides financial assistance to women who can’t afford abortion.  “Abortion is healthcare no matter where you live,” Kenney said in a statement. “In Philadelphia it is legal, but sadly that does not mean …

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Survey of post-abortive women shows their emotional trauma

By Sarah Terzo The pro-life group Heartbeats conducted a survey of post-abortive women. They asked the women what they experienced after their abortion(s). 92% experience an emotional deadening, either feeling less in touch with their emotions or feeling a “need to stifle their emotions.” 86% have an increased tendency toward anger or rage (48% reported …

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Running from Abortion Issue Not a Winning Strategy for Pro-Life Candidates

By Karen Cross, NRL Political Director Editor’s note. This appeared in the August issue of National Right to Life News. Please share with your pro-life family members and friends. On August 2nd, abortion advocates and their allies in the media were successful in defeating a pro-life referendum in Kansas following a massive misinformation campaign bolstered …

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Attorney General Landry and legislators file brief in response to abortion business appeal

By Louisiana Right to Life New Orleans – Last week, the Shreveport abortion facility, Hope Medical Group for Women, filed an appeal at the Louisiana Supreme Court. It challenged the Suspensive Appeal granted by the 1st Circuit Court of Appeal in the lawsuit against Louisiana’s 2006 Human Life Protection Act, as well as the recent …

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Pro-abortionist bemoan decline in the number of medical students trained in abortion

By Dave Andrusko Sarah Varney rolled out a fascinating (if overtly pro-abortion) summary of the level of training in abortion provided by medical schools and residency programs. Here’s the headline: Fewer medical students trained for abortion procedures: The number of med schools and residency programs where aspiring physicians can learn to perform abortion procedures continues to …

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A welcomed balanced account of what happened to the “Value Them Both” amendment in Kansas

By Dave Andrusko You can count on the fingers of one hand the number of balanced stories detailing the August 2nd defeat of the pro-life “Value Them Both” amendment in Kansas. The writers simply were too overjoyed to pay much attention to what National Right to Life had to contribute. When they did, our perspective …

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Mom’s water breaks at 19 weeks but trusting in God she rejects abortion; son now a healthy 3-year-old

By Dave Andrusko In early 2019, Tatyana Ramjohn’s water broke at 19 weeks of pregnancy. Doctors warned her that life was at risk if she continued the pregnancy and that her unborn son would in all likelihood not survive or if he did would have a greater chance of being born with disabilities. Tatyana Ramjohn …

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Pennsylvania Lawmaker Seeks to “Expand access to Abortion”

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-life Federation The days of the slogan “safe, legal, and rare” are long gone in Pennsylvania. Some lawmakers make no secret of the fact that they do not want abortion to be rare–in fact, they are making every effort to increase abortions in the Commonwealth. A co-sponsorship memo by …

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Woman Who Lost One Arm and Half Her Legs in Botched Abortion Now a Popular Radio Host

By Right to Life UK A woman who was born missing an arm and half her legs has revealed that her mother told her that her disabilities were due to her failed abortion. The Canadian radio-host Charlie Rousseau, 25 grew up feeling like a ‘normal child’ and ‘didn’t realize she was disabled’ until she was …

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New Zealand: 143 people die by euthanasia, one death is being investigated

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition An article by Isaac Davison in the New Zealand Herald on July 20 reports that 143 New Zealanders died by euthanasia in the first five months of their law. Davison reported that 400 people requested euthanasia and 143 reportedly died by euthanasia. It is likely that many …

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