Opponents of a bill to protect women who’ve chosen to carry their babies to term are endangering women

Editor’s note. This update was provided by WeNeedaLAW.ca Ottawa, September 28, 2016 – A private member’s bill put forward by Cathay Wagantall is receiving pushback from Joyce Arthur, executive director of the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada. Arthur has initiated a petition calling upon the House of Commons to oppose Bill C-225. The petition is …

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Pennsylvania man jailed for choking girlfriend who wouldn’t abort

By Calvin Freiburger A Pennsylvania man has been charged with assault and harassment for allegedly beating and choking his pregnant girlfriend because she refused to have an abortion. 21-year-old Lenworth Paul Lawrence was arrested on October 28 following an incident that began with an argument between him and his girlfriend. As the argument grew heated, …

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Mother who asphyxiated her full-term newborn sentenced to nine to 20 years in prison

By Dave Andrusko Back in August defense attorneys for Kimberly Pappas called for lesser charges than felony murder, premeditated murder, and first-degree child abuse in the death of her full-term baby whom she delivered alive in a bathroom , stuffed into a plastic tote bag, and hid inside her work desk for about a half-hour. …

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Cleveland kidnapping survivor Michelle Knight memorializes her lost unborn babies

By Amanda Read When 21-year-old Michelle Knight was abducted by Ariel Castro in 2002, she was already a mother searching to bring her 2-year-old son back from foster care. “I love life,” Knight wrote in a journal during her captivity. “My son is the most precious to me. I will give up anything to be …

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Chinese mother strangles newborn, throws baby out hotel window

By Dave Andrusko The Daily Mail, borrowing from reportage in the People’s Daily Online, ran a story today of an 18 year old Chinese girl who strangled her newborn, wrapped the eight-month-old baby in a plastic bag, before throwing her son out the window. According to the Daily Mail’s Olivia Chan, “A couple found the …

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7-months-pregnant Colorado woman stabbed and baby ripped from her

Mom expected to recover, but her baby dies By Dave Andrusko It had that horribly familiar sound, the kind that hits you in the pit of your stomach. Responding to an ad on Craig’s List for baby clothes, a woman seven months pregnant is lured to a home where she is beaten and stabbed and …

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Man sentenced to six years for slipping abortifacient into girlfriend’s drink

By Dave Andrusko Last week NRL News Today reported on a Norwegian man charged with slipping an abortifacient into a drink consumed by his girlfriend. This second attempt succeeded at killing the unborn child in March 2014. The baby was twelve weeks gestational age. Today a court in western Norway sentenced the man to six …

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Another newborn found dead in dumpster, this time in Roseville, Michigan

  By Dave Andrusko The local CBS affiliate in Detroit is reporting today that police found the body of a baby, between one and three days old, in a dumpster in the nearby suburb of Roseville. According to police, workers were separating the recyclables Wednesday night when a bundle came through the sort line. “When …

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Man steals donation jar intended for Pregnancy Care Center, is “so embarrassed” when scene is shown on TV he turns himself in

  By Dave Andrusko Many of the best stories we post on NRL News Today come from information provided by our readers, in this case from someone directly involved with the Pregnancy Care Center in Jonesboro, Georgia. Fairburn, Georgia, police described it as a first. A man was caught on the surveillance camera “swiping a …

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Shot in the head, mother miraculously saves her six-month-old baby

  By Dave Andrusko Police cannot explain how, but with her last breath Jessica Arrendale was able to save her baby daughter from a lethal assault by the baby’s father who killed Arrendale last Saturday night. The 33-year-old Georgia mother had come back from an evening out with Antoine Davis, who turned belligerent, according to …

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