How poetry highlights the humanity of the unborn–and the barbarism of abortion

By Jonathon Van Maren Editor’s note. This appeared at The Bridgehead and is reposted with permission. Nobody is really in any doubt about what takes place in the womb during pregnancy. It’s why we don’t ask expectant mothers what it is they’re expecting, and why we never wonder whether the child she is carrying is …

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A depiction of an unborn baby at about 10 weeks gestation

An ever more “Fetally Aware Society”

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Once the calendar turned to December, pro-lifers begin to think even more intensely about January 22, the anniversary of the devastating Roe v. Wade decision. Over the next six weeks we will run new posts and especially poignant older posts as we approach the 48th anniversary of a Supreme Court …

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CDC Updates Abortion Figures through 2018

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. Dr. O’Bannon will offer a more detailed analysis later this week. Shortly before Thanksgiving, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released its latest abortion surveillance report for 2017 and for 2018. The numbers for 2017 were at some all-time lows, but …

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Thousands of Argentines march for the unborn in protest of government move to legalise abortion

By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Thousands of Argentines have taken to the streets of Buenos Aires to protest a government bill, backed by President Alberto Fernandez, to legalise abortion in Argentina. The bill, which was part of President Fernández’s campaign pledge, if legalised, will permit abortion up to 14 weeks, as …

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Actress Sally Phillips accuses Emmerdale of being ‘irresponsible’ after Down’s syndrome abortion plotline

By Right to Life UK Editor’s note. “Emmerdale” is a popular British soap opera which introduced a story line in which a couple decides to abort their baby after a diagnosis of Down syndrome (Down’s syndrome is the British spelling.) Actress Sally Phillips has accused ITV of being ‘irresponsible’ and causing ‘unnecessary hurt’ after a …

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Belgian authorities investigating allegedly illegal euthanasia deaths

By Michael Cook  Officials in the Belgian city of Leuven are investigating about ten euthanasia cases which may not have been done legally. The public prosecutor was tipped off by an anonymous letter to the De Standaard newspaper [https://www.brusselstimes.com/news/belgium-all-news/141630/euthanasia-leuven-prosecutor-investigating-dozens-of-cases/]. Until the investigation has been completed, police are keeping mum. The letter says: “Our family member …

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Mother describes ultrasounds of her son, questions abortion

By Sarah Terzo A woman discusses her pregnancy and ultrasound “… What is a sonogram? A picture, produced by sound waves. It is a factual thing, a part of reality, difficult to manipulate. Which doesn’t mean that it doesn’t involve emotion. When I saw James’s [her son’s] first sonogram, at 4 ½ months, I fell …

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RCOG “Playing Fast And Loose With Women’s Health” After Calling For Women To Perform DIY Abortion Without Seeing A Doctor

By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Editor’s note. We post nearly every day a story that appeared a year ago in NRL News Today. We try to choose stories that are, in anything, even more relevant today. Alas, that is too true with respect to the incessant campaign to legalize very dangerous “Do-It-Yourself” …

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Pro-Life Candidates Defy Expectations, Flip at least 12 House Seats

By Karen Cross, National Right to Life political director Despite dire predictions from virtually all the politicos and pundits, the 2020 elections were a monumental year for pro-life Congressional candidates in the U.S. House of Representatives. At the time of this posting on Monday afternoon, 12 Democratic House seats have flipped to pro-life Republicans. Two potential …

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Whether veteran or newcomer, you can contribute greatly to the rebuilding of a culture of life

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation A mother of a preschooler and a baby wrote to me recently, wanting to get involved in the pro-life movement for the sake of her two daughters. Her enthusiasm warmed my heart. Such inquiries are not uncommon.  On any given day, someone from Pennsylvania may contact …

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Gratitude, National Gratitude Month, and a fighting spirit

By Gayle Irwin  Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world …

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