By Maria V. Gallagher, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Legislation Director A positive development in our society is a subtle change in language. Rather than speaking about victims, increasingly we talk of survivors. “Survivors” is a more empowering word, indicating that someone has overcome a gross violation in the past. However, the mainstream media tend to ignore …Continue reading "Listening to abortion survivors"
By Dave Andrusko We repost almost everyday something from Clinic Quotes, Sarah Terzo’s indispensable site where she offers quotes from abortionists, women who’ve aborted their babies, and also commentary that illustrates the schizophrenia that is inherent when a baby is worthy of protection because she is “wanted,” disposable like refuse if she is not. We’ve …Continue reading "Three powerful testimonies from abortion survivors"
By Dave Andrusko West Australian MP Nick Goiran is nothing if not determined. Thwarted at every turn, he refuses to give up. He wants to know why 27 babies who survived an abortion were left to die unattended. Anne Lim writes The Liberal MP tabled [introduced] a petition in the Legislative Council calling for an …Continue reading "Member of West Australian parliament wants to know why 27 abortion survivors neglected"
By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This ran this week on the blog of Melissa Ohden. Melissa is the survivor of a “failed” saline abortion in 1977. She speaks all over the world including at many National Right to Life Conventions. She has often written for NRL News Today. Reposted with permission. What do former abortion …Continue reading "Abortion Survivors and Former Clinic Workers-More Alike than Different"
By Dave Andrusko Less than a month after it passed the Arizona Senate 18-12, the Arizona House Judiciary and Public Safety Committee has advanced Senate Bill 1367 on a vote of 6-3. “The bill would require hospitals and clinics providing abortions at 20 weeks or beyond to have medical equipment on site to care for …Continue reading "Arizona moving close to passage of law requiring abortion survivors to be care for"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. If you want to peruse stories all day long, go directly to nationalrighttolifenews.org and/or follow me on Twitter at twitter.com/daveha The news from Australia could hardly be more grim. In findings released by Queensland Health Minister Cameron Dick in 2015, 27 babies survived late-term abortions (more than five months gestation), …Continue reading "27 survivors of late-term abortions in Australia untreated and left to die in 2015"
Editor’s note. The following letter was sent Wednesday to members of the United States Senate. Dear Senator: The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of state right-to-life organizations, urges you to cosponsor and to work for expeditious Senate approval of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (S. 2066), introduced on September 22 by …Continue reading "National Right to Life Urges Senate to support Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (S. 2066)"
By Dave Andrusko Admittedly, it is only a small sample, but I did peruse a number of accounts reporting on the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing titled, “Planned Parenthood Exposed: Examining the Horrific Abortion Practices at the Nation’s Largest Abortion Provider.” Some were awful, some matter of fact, and one pretty good. As you would have …Continue reading "What did we learn from accounts about Wednesday’s congressional hearing on “Planned Parenthood Exposed”?"
By Wesley J. Smith The Presbyterian Church USA General Assembly has been making a lot of news on the same sex marriage issue. But this vote has my eyebrows raised. The convention voted no on protecting babies born alive after a failed abortion. From the failed motion: 1. Call for the Presbyterian Mission Agency …Continue reading "Presbyterians OK with Killing Born Babies"
By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and is CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. The Royal College of General Practitioners. The problem of how to deal with babies born alive after abortion has been highlighted …Continue reading "66 babies born alive after abortion in one year in Britain raise questions for parliamentarians"
Editor’s note. This update comes from the Irish pro-life organization, LifeZone. The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe will soon have to decide whether to take action to deal with the issue of late abortions, answering a written question submitted last month. The question raises particular issues for the United Kingdom following …Continue reading "Council of Europe to Consider Problem of Late Abortions"
By Dave Andrusko National Right to Life President and Pro-Life Perspective Host Carol Tobias begins Friday’s edition of PLP with an intriguing question: “How many abortion survivors do you know?” Our first answer, understandably, are those rare babies such as Melissa Ohden and who mercifully withstood the almost always lethal attack. But Mrs. Tobias points …Continue reading "What’s airing on Pro-Life Perspective Today? “Abortion Survivors”"