By Dave Andrusko Do yourself an enormous favor and read the analysis of the 2012 elections written by National Right to Life Executive Director David N. O’Steen, Ph.D., “Learning from the 2012 Elections” Dr. O’Steen explains exactly what happened, neither pretending nothing unfortunate happened nor wallowing in misplaced pessimism. I am going to offer a brief …Continue reading "Further thoughts on “Learning from the 2012 Elections”"
By David N. O’Steen, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Right to Life A determined, one-sided media together with a sequence of most unfortunate statements by candidates created a “perfect storm” that played into and greatly augmented the pro-abortion narrative in this election. This effectively neutralized the usual pro-life advantage. The pro-life movement and pro-life candidates cannot …Continue reading "Learning from the 2012 Elections"
By Dave Andrusko Today is November 16, and we are ten days removed from a bitterly disappointing election. As someone who has been involved since the late 1970s, I hope it’d be okay if I offer a couple of reminders. First, it never makes any sense (although completely understandable) to draw dramatic conclusions quickly. For …Continue reading "Abortion and the 2012 elections"
By Dave Andrusko By the time you read this post, we can hope that pro-life Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will have rebuffed a recall election. Gov. Walker is a long-time hero for the pro-life cause, having begun his advocacy as the student pro-life leader at Marquette University, the same entity which conducted the poll. His …Continue reading "Obama Re-Election team concedes Wisconsin up for grabs"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director On Tuesday Arkansas and Kentucky held primaries to determine the Republican and Democratic party’s nominees for president and for the U.S. House of Representatives. The numbers were fascinating, especially for what they said about mounting doubts among Democrats about President Obama. Arkansas Pro-life attorney Tom Cotton …Continue reading "Arkansas and Kentucky Primaries: “Anybody But Obama” Numbers Grow"
By Karen Cross, NRLC Political Director After months and months of Republican presidential debates, the American electorate is fully aware that in a little over eight months, a pro-life GOP candidate will square off against pro-abortion President Barack Obama. But while everyone knows the presidential primaries are already in full swing, far fewer realize the …Continue reading "The 2012 Elections and the Pro-Life Voter"