Evil and the need to remember…always

By Dave Andrusko “Thousands of medical ethicists and bioethicists, as they are called, professionally guide the unthinkable on its passage through the debatable on its way to becoming the justifiable until it is finally established as the unexceptionable.” — Richard John Neuhaus. There are many powerful pro-life quotations but none seems as apt and as application …

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Abortion: the paramount issue of our day

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This appeared in the digital “Election Issue” of National Right to Life News. There are minor changes to update the story which first ran Friday. If you haven’t voted, it is imperative that you do. Amazing as it may seem, there is still a sizeable number of people who have …

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Archbishop Chaput–“To put it simply: Evil cannot bear the counter-witness of truth”

By Dave Andrusko Previously we ran a helpful but brief overview of the powerful speech Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia delivered at the Pennsylvania Pro-life Federation Celebrate Life Banquet late last month. I’d like to offer some very extensive excerpts from the entire speech which the Pennsylvania Pro-life Federation helpfully posted. Read them carefully. …

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Deliver us from evil…and from prejudice against babies with Down Syndrome

By Kurt Kondrich I pray each night with my beautiful daughter Chloe before she goes to sleep, and we always finish with the Lord’s Prayer. I have recently focused on 4 words of this prayer as our world rapidly plunges into total darkness: “Deliver us from evil.” My daughter Chloe was born with a postnatal …

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A subjective definition of “death” would unleash great evil

By Wesley J. Smith Most people understand the word “death” to mean the end of biological life or, as Merriam-Webster defines it, “a permanent cessation of all vital functions.” But now an influential cadre of utilitarian bioethicists wants to redefine it to include a subjective and sociologically based meaning. Their purpose isn’t greater scientific accuracy. …

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Do Babies Know the Difference Between Good and Evil?

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This ran a while back, but thanks to the Internet, a newcomer to NRL News Today ran across this online and wrote to ask some questions. I find the topic not only fascinating, but more relevant today than when I first wrote the story. Those nine words were put in …

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The New York Times used an undercover journalist to investigate the abortion industry. Here’s what they found

By Tammy Shewfelt In 1871, Augustus St. Clair of the New York Times was given an assignment. He was to go undercover to investigate medical malpractice in the illegal underground abortion business. St. Clair and a lady friend posed as a couple seeking an abortion. What St. Clair uncovered resulted in an editorial series entitled, …

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