NRLC 2018’s Promise to Unborn Children

By Ingrid Duran, Director, NRLC Department of State Legislation It’s no secret that the 2017 state legislative session was wildly successful in passing protective pro-life laws. If you had any doubts, read any pro-abortion blog. What follows is an overview; much more could be written. (At the federal level, see Jennifer Popik’s, “2018: A look …

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Recommendation of Irish Committee deciding language for abortion referendum out of kilter with public opinion

By Dave Andrusko Yesterday we wrote about the recommendation of a committee of the Irish Parliament which announced informally what it will formally recommend next Wednesday: an end to the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution which holds that mothers and unborn children have equal rights with authority on abortion transferred from thence forward to the …

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Ohio on verge of passing Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act

By Dave Andrusko The reliably pro-abortion Columbus [Ohio] Dispatch tells us the Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act has been “offered in four consecutive sessions of the General Assembly.” For numerous and sundry reasons a measure to protect babies prenatally diagnosed with Down syndrome from the lethal discrimination and violence of abortion has not passed. At last, …

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The threat women-helping centers pose to the Abortion Industry explains their hysterical response

By Dave Andrusko I think it would be fair to say that the savvier pro-abortionists understand there is case pending before the Supreme Court that has the potential to seriously upset a major objective of the Abortion Industry: compelling pro-lifers to compromise their principles, lessen their impact, and to force them to do the bidding …

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When we protect unborn babies it “helps make the earth a better place for everyone”

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I have found that some of the most eloquent spokespeople for the pro-life movement are the youngest ones. That truth became abundantly clear as I was reading through dozens of “thank you” cards for state lawmakers that had been handmade by students, some as young as the …

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Irish Committee to vote to jettison constitutional amendment giving equal rights to mothers and unborn children

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. A “TD” is a member of the lower house of the Irish Parliament. “Fine Gael “ is a political party. It was a development years in the making and carefully orchestrated by a pro-abortion coalition which included international organizations such as Amnesty International and billionaires. Yesterday, the committee within the …

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Former California politician charged with assisting the suicide of his wife

By Alex Schadenberg Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Steven Clute, a former member of the California Assembly, was charged with assisting the suicide of his wife, Pamela Clute. Pamela Clute died from a gunshot wound on August 21, 2016, at their home. Her husband stated that the suicide was related to her severe pain. …

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When a newspaper gets the story right about dismemberment abortions…

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation With all the justifiable complaints about fake news these days, it is refreshing when a newspaper reports the truth about issues involving the sanctity of innocent human life. When it comes to support of a ban on the outrageous practice of dismemberment abortion, the Bradford Era in Bradford, …

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Pro-Lifers see gains in the 2017 State Legislative Sessions

By Ingrid Duran, Director, NRLC Department of State Legislation Editor’s note. This appeared in the current digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please be sure to share the contents of the latest issue of the “pro-life newspaper of record” with pro-life family and friends Pro-life activists started the 2017 legislative session on a …

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A progress report: repairing the damage inflicted by the Obama Administration

By Carol Tobias Editor’s note. This column, by NRLC President Carol Tobias, appears on page three of the October digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please read the issue cover to cover and share with friends using your social media contacts. I had big dreams when this year started. We were going to …

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Pro-Life Issues for the Special Session of the 85th Texas Legislature

By Texas Right to Life Editor’s note. On June 6 Texas pro-life Governor Greg Abbott called for a special session for the 85thTexas Legislature, which began July 18 and will end August 18. Patient Consent for Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) Orders SB 11 by Sen. Charles Perry and HB 12 by Rep. Greg Bonnen Current Texas law …

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Missouri House improves Pro-Life legislation passed by Senate during Special Session

By Steve Rupp, Missouri Right to Life President On Tuesday in Special Session, the Missouri House improved and passed Senate Bill 5. The House Committee Substitute for Senate Substitute for Senate Bill 5 not only expands regulations on abortion in multiple statutes, it also improves the tracking of baby body parts from abortion to help …

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