Editor’s note. The following was sent out today by the office of Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) Washington, D.C.—With a December 9th deadline for Members of Congress and congressional staff to sign up for Obamacare health insurance, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith released new evidence of President Obama violating pro-life laws and providing taxpayer funding for …Continue reading "Of 112 Obamacare Plans for Congress and Staff, 103 are Pro-Abortion"
Editor’s note. While my family and I are on vacation, we are running some of our favorite NRL News Today stories from the last four months, entries from our “Roe at 40″ series, and an occasional update. The following are excerpts from remarks delivered by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) during floor debate Tuesday on the …Continue reading "Pain-Capable Babies Deserve Protection"
By Kurt Kondrich Recently my beautiful daughter Chloe and her remarkable friend Alex who were born with a diagnosis of Down syndrome went to the US Capitol in Washington DC to meet with and thank two congressmen who are true pro-life champions. Chloe and Alex went to the offices of Congressman Christopher Smith (R-NJ) and …Continue reading "Thanking Two Pro-Life Champions"
By Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) Editor’s note. On Thursday ten members of the U.S. House of Representatives took to the floor to call on the media to end its virtual blackout of the trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell, charged with eight counts of murder. The following are excerpts from the remarks of Rep. Smith, provided …Continue reading "Gosnell Trial: The National Media Cover-Up"
Editor’s note. The following was provided to NRL News Friday by the office of pro-life Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ). WASHINGTON, DC – The eye-opening testimony of a Planned Parenthood lobbyist in Florida before Florida state legislators asserting that abortionists should be allowed to let a baby born alive after a botched abortion die are alarming, …Continue reading "Chris Smith Comments on Controversial Planned Parenthood Testimony on “After-Birth” Abortions"
By Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) Editor’s note. The following are the full remarks of Rep. Smith delivered at a Press Conference in the Rayburn House Office Building held last Tuesday, the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. For more about the press conference, click here. Forty years today marks the U.S. Supreme Court’s infamous, reckless …Continue reading "Forty Years and 55 million victims: The Legacy of Abortion"
Supporters of Tennessee’s leading pro-life organization gathered Saturday in Nashville for the annual Rally for Life. The event takes on even greater significance this year considering the Obama administration’s high profile support for abortion rights and Tuesday’s 40th anniversary of the 1973 decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court which legalized abortion for any reason through …Continue reading "Tennessee Right to Life holds annual Rally for Life in Nashville"
The Duty to Protect the Weakest and Most Vulnerable Editor’s note. The followed is excerpted from the September 30 keynote address delivered by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) at the Red Mass luncheon, hosted by The Catholic Lawyer’s Guild of Boston. I want to thank Cardinal O’Malley for his extraordinary moral leadership, vision and courage. Cardinal …Continue reading "Judge Politicians by the Content of their Agenda"
By Dave Andrusko During debate Tuesday on the District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act there were many important statements from Members of the House of Representatives explaining why they oppose a regime of abortion on demand for any reason, or no reason, up until birth in our nation’s capital. Yes, that’s what I …Continue reading "“A wakeup call to all Americans: unborn children feel pain”"
By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers already had one great reason to attend the Thursday evening general session of the National Right to Life Convention: pro-life champion Chris Smith will be address the audience about “Where Are All the Girls? The Social Consequences of China’s One-Child Policy.” Now they have a chance to learn from a second …Continue reading "Reggie Littlejohn to join Chris Smith at Thursday night general session on “Where Are All the Girls? The Social Consequences of China’s One-Child Policy”"
By Dave Andrusko There is a kind of eerie unreality (even by the standards of the abortion controversy) about the debate over sex-selection abortions in general, and the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (H.R. 3541), in particular. In one sense it’s like two ships passing in the night. In another sense it’s like what happens when arguments …Continue reading "The vote on the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act: the Day After, Part One"
Editor’s note. The following are excerpts of remarks delivered Tuesday by Chairman Chris Smith(R-NJ) at a hearing conducted by the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights. Thank you for joining us for this hearing to examine the status of the Chinese human rights defender, Chen Guangcheng, and that of …Continue reading "“Chen Guangcheng: His Case, Cause, Family, and Those Who Are Helping Him”"