By Lisa Bourne Pregnancy help organizations in the United States and worldwide provide life-saving services and support to women facing unplanned pregnancy, delivered with compassion and at no cost to the women in need. The pregnancy help community served two million people in the U.S. with free services in 2017, saving communities $161M that year, …Continue reading "Committed to serving women: Up-and-coming pregnancy center undeterred by attacks"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This selection from a year ago today beautifully illustrates the continuity of life from the very beginning to the very end. The video is a must watch. We often ask NRL News Today readers for examples of how they broach the delicate subject of abortion. As it happens, their responses …Continue reading "The Circle of Life: A gorgeous 4 minute video journey from infancy to old age and back"
By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The New Jersey assisted suicide act—“Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act”–was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy on April 12, 2019. It went into effect on August 1, 2019. An injunction was granted on August 14, but the injunction was rescinded on August 27. What …Continue reading "New Jersey reports 12 assisted suicide deaths in first 5 months after legalization"
WASHINGTON — National Right to Life, the nation’s largest pro-life group with affiliates in all 50 states and over 3,000 local chapters nationwide, has endorsed John James for election to the United States Senate from Michigan. “National Right to Life is pleased to endorse John James for election to the U.S. Senate,” said Carol Tobias, president …Continue reading "National Right to Life Endorses John James for Election to the U.S. Senate from Michigan"
By Dave Andrusko Some stories come in and pass through your mind quickly. Others you never forget. One of those—way back in 2012—was the unforgettable story of Seraphina Harrell and Crystal Kelley. Kelley, Seraphina’s surrogate mother, refused to abort her even though offered $10,000 by the couple that hired Kelley to carry the baby. Why …Continue reading "Little girl, whose surrogate Mom refused to abort her, dies at 8. “Seraphina’s larger than life personality only grew throughout her life”"
WASHINGTON — National Right to Life, the nation’s largest pro-life group with affiliates in all 50 states and over 3,000 local chapters nationwide, has endorsed Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) for re-election. “National Right to Life is pleased to endorse Senator Martha McSally for re-election,” said Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life. “Senator McSally maintained …Continue reading "National Right to Life Endorses Senator Martha McSally for Re-election to the U.S. Senate from Arizona"
By Dave Andrusko Once again, pro-life persistence and never-give-up attitude has prevailed. As NRL News Today previously reported, on July 21 Nebraska senators voted 30-8 to get state Sen. Suzanne Geist’s bill banning the dismemberment of living unborn babies out of the Judiciary Committee, where it had been deadlocked. But the bill still had one …Continue reading "Pro-lifers defeat filibuster of bill banning the dismemberment of living unborn babies"
By Dave Andrusko When we last posted on this in late July, more than 20 pro-life leaders, including NRL President Carol Tobias, had just written to the head of the FDA urging Dr. Stephen Hahn “to protect American women and preborn children by removing the abortion pill (mifepristone) from the US market.” The need to …Continue reading "Eleven states file amicus brief defending FDA’s protective rule on “medication” abortions"
By Dave Andrusko Renee Bracey Sherman is someone we’ve posted about several times before. Not (as she bitterly complains in her latest attack on pro-lifers) because me, or any other pro-lifer, are lashing out because Sherman considers that her abortion “was—and still is–the best decision I ever made”; or are “upset” because “I love myself, …Continue reading "The very sad and complicated story of a woman still dealing with her abortion 15 years later"
By Wesley J. Smith Pope John Paul II once famously described Western society as a “culture of death.” But what does that term mean? It refers to a civilization that endorses lethal omissions and even outright killing by doctors to alleviate suffering or resolve life crises. “Culture of death” is most often applied in the …Continue reading "Three culture of death tipping points"
Just How Slippery Is This Slope? By John Stonestreet with Roberto Rivera [Breakpoint.org]. Physician-assisted suicide is sold to the public as a “compassionate” measure, necessary to spare those with no reasonable chance of recovery the unbearable pain and suffering of the last days of their lives. In every context in which it has been made …Continue reading "Assisted Suicide for the Healthy"
By Nancy Flanders A couple has chosen life for their baby thanks to a pro-life presence outside Planned Parenthood in Aurora, Illinois. “A week ago, we were thinking about coming here and, you know, getting an abortion and everything but… then we saw how many people out here… actually kinda care—and we were right across the …Continue reading "Dad tells sidewalk counselor outside Illinois Planned Parenthood: ‘You guys changed our mind’"