Great News: Number of abortions in Georgia drop by nearly 20% in past 25 years

9% decline between 2016 and 2017 alone By Dave Andrusko Pro-abortion newspapers, such as The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, know the first two rules of reporting when the number of abortions goes down. First, give zero credit to the pro-life laws you have screamed about forever and a day. Two, since pro-life laws make no difference, therefore …

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CBS Ignores Dems Blaming Pelosi for Georgia Defeat, ABC Brushes Over

By Nicholas Fondacaro In the wake of the Democrats’ humiliating defeat in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District Tuesday night, members of the party were in a rush to cast blame on someone. And for many Democrats that blame fell on House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Even with the loud calls for new leadership, CBS News decided …

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National Right to Life Congratulates Pro-life Karen Handel for Victory in Georgia’s Bellwether Election

Five for Five pro-life wins in 2017 elections WASHINGTON – National Right to Life congratulates pro-life Republican Karen Handel for her solid win against pro-abortion Democrat Jon Ossoff in today’s highly publicized special election for Tom Price’s seat in Georgia. The election in Georgia’s sixth congressional district was touted by many to be a bellwether …

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The day after Georgia 6: Six conclusions about an all important pro-life win

By Dave Andrusko The screenshot that accompanies this post was all over the Internet last night–and today. Taken by a deputy assistant to the president, on the National Security Council staff, it shows a decidedly unhappy (and virulently anti-Donald Trump) CNN panel pondering the meaning of it all now that pro-life Republican Karen Handel had …

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Georgia Supreme Court unanimously upholds law banning abortions of pain-capable unborn children

By Dave Andrusko In a unanimous decision handed down Monday, the Georgia Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the state’s 2012 law that bans abortions of pain-capable babies except in very limited conditions. Justice Keith Blackwell wrote the opinion and in his opening sentence stated, “Simply put, the constitutional doctrine of sovereign immunity forbids our …

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June 20: Georgia 6 special election: The Nation is Watching

By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director On Tuesday, June 20, pro-life Karen Handel and pro-abortion Jon Ossoff will battle it out for Tom Price’s seat in Georgia’s sixth congressional district. National Right to Life has endorsed Karen Handel, a 100% pro-life candidate who will be a pro-life leader in Congress. Handel’s opponent, …

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Georgia Life Alliance Action Fund and NRL Victory Fund weigh in on Georgia 6 special election

By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director The June 20 special runoff to replace Rep. Tom Price has been characterized by both pro-life and pro-abortion forces as a bellwether race for the 2018 elections. “This is the number one pro-life battle in the country right now,” said Camila Wright Zolfaghari, executive director of …

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Ossoff ad distorts Karen Handel’s pro-life position in Georgia 6 runoff

WASHINGTON – In an attempt to thwart pro-life Karen Handel’s election in Georgia’s 6th congressional district runoff on June 20, pro-abortion Democrat Jon Ossoff distorted Handel’s position on government funding of Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider. Ossoff is running a 30-second ad in which an Ob-Gyn asserts “Karen Handel cut off funding for …

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Georgia 6 special election, Omaha Mayoral election: Shaping the political narrative for 2018?

By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director The special election to replace pro-life Rep. Tom Price (R) in Georgia’s 6th congressional district is being lauded by many as a bellwether race for the 2018 elections. Eighteen candidates vied for Price’s vacant seat. Because no candidate received more than 50% of the vote, a …

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National Right to Life endorses Karen Handel in Georgia runoff

WASHINGTON – National Right to Life has endorsed Karen Handel (R) following the special election in Georgia’s sixth congressional district to replace former Rep. Tom Price, who was confirmed as the new Secretary of Health and Human Services. “National Right to Life is pleased to endorse Karen Handel, whose position on life reflects the true …

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Georgia Legislative Update on two bills

Editor’s note. The following comes from the Georgia Life Alliance, NRLC’s state affiliate. The 2017 state legislative session has begun and Georgia Life Alliance is closely monitoring the legislation. Here are updates on a couple bills of interest. SB 193 GLA priority legislation to strengthen the Positive Alternatives Grant Program (Senate Bill 193) has passed …

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Georgia Governor Nathan Deal OK’s Grant to Fund Pregnancy Help Centers

By Jay Hobbs Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through September 6. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last five months. This first ran April …

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