By Karen Cross, NRL Political Director Tuesday, August 8th is Primary Election Day in Mississippi, the state where the landmark Dobbs vs. Jackson case originated. On the ballot are important statewide offices including governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general. Keeping these in pro-life hands is crucial if Mississippi is to remain one of the nation’s most protective states …Continue reading "The 2023 Elections: Overview of the Mississippi Primary Elections on August 8th"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director After events of the past couple of weeks, if you ever thought there are no consequences to elections, I’m sure you don’t any longer! For over a decade, New York State Right to Life fought against the “Reproductive Health Act,” educating the public and the electorate …Continue reading "Elections Have Consequences: Beware – New York’s abortion law may be coming to your state"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life political director Editor’s note. This appears on page one of the December digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please read as much as you can of this 45-page issue and pass stories along to your pro-life family and friends. Heading into the 2018 elections we knew …Continue reading "2018 Election Overview and a look ahead to 2020"
Dear Pro-life Friend, We need your help now! Many of the mid-term races will be decided by razor-thin margins. Please help us win those close races by donating now – today. We need your help to take us to victory. Several of the Senate races are too close to call. We need to protect the …Continue reading "Razor Thin Margins!"
By Dave Andrusko Yesterday we posted about a Washington Post story that dramatically misrepresented the size of the crowds pro-life President Donald Trump is drawing and examined further the tightening of races across the country. More good news today. I’m from Minnesota so the race between pro-abortion Sen. Tina Smith (D) and pro-life Republican Jane Housely …Continue reading "13 days out Trump draws huge crowds, early voting shows Republicans doing very well in key states"
By Dave Andrusko As we are just over two weeks out from the most pivotal midterm elections in my memory, something attributed to Ben Franklin comes to mind: “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.” In this context, I would argue the application is that the anti-Trump elite that …Continue reading "17 days to go until midterm elections: what do we know?"
By Dave Andrusko Once upon a time, the Associated Press was rightly considered a reasonably objective news source. It is less so today, This is hugely important. With more and more newspapers facing a grim financial future, purchasing stories from the AP is a huge cost saver. For example when I was back home in …Continue reading "21 days out and has the media learned any lessons from 2016?"
By Karen Cross, NRL Political Director In less than two months, crucial off-year elections will take place in which we will fight to maintain pro-life leadership in both the House and Senate. As National Right to Life has for decades, as we approach November 6 we will offer guidance about the many different tasks you …Continue reading "Crucial off-year elections less than two months away: Five simple things you can do"
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation While it is not garnering the attention that the all-important 2016 Presidential election consumed, Election 2018 remains a critical contest in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The two marquee statewide races pit strong pro-life champions against politicos with brazenly pro-abortion records. Pro-life former state Senator Scott Wagner, a …Continue reading "Pennsylvania’s two marquee statewide races are classic pro-life versus pro-abortion contests"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Thirty-six states will hold gubernatorial races on November 6. With less than two months to go until the general election, primaries are wrapping up. Most of the nominees have been determined by their political parties and many head-to-head elections are in place. Following are highlights of …Continue reading "2018 Election Overview: Where will your governor stand on abortion?"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director On August 21, voters in Alaska and Wyoming went to the polls to determine their nominees for the November 6 general election. Following are overviews of the results. ALASKA National Right to Life-endorsed Rep. Don Young (R) easily won his primary for Alaska’s at-large seat and …Continue reading "August 21 Primary Election Overview: Alaska and Wyoming"
By Dave Andrusko Just for fun, since we are still 77 days away from the November 6 mid-term elections, I thought we’d talk about an interview CBS News pollster Anthony Salvanto gave to the New York Post. Naturally we have to take everything he says with more than a few grains of salt; he is, …Continue reading "A few thoughts about the elections 77 days out"