Real reasons there is so much pro-life legislation escapes abortion apologist

By Dave Andrusko Over the last five years, NRL News Today has posted literally dozens and dozens and dozens of stories about the proposing of, passage of, and subsequent influence of pro-life legislation. In the same timeframe, our benighted opposition, which includes (for all practical purposes) the entirety of the Establishment Media, has written thousands …

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NRLC says it will “definitely” be a busy state legislative session

By Dave Andrusko It is a most welcome annual occurrence. As we approach the next state legislative session, national publications will write about how (as The Hill put it this week) “Abortion foes plot wave of legislation in the states.” Reid Wilson begins this way Opponents of abortion rights are planning to push a raft …

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The Wisdom of NRLC’s Legislative Strategy

By Dave Andrusko A story from Kaiser Health News posted at the NPR website talks about the Right to Life Movement’s legislative strategy going forward and is very much worth reading for a number of reasons. Julie Rovner makes some important distinctions that help pro-lifers appreciate the wisdom of National Right to Life’s approach. As …

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Building a Pro-Life Future

By Carol Tobias Welcome to the 46th annual National Right to Life Convention. We are so glad you are here. The theme of this convention—Building a Pro-Life Future—demonstrates the Right-to-Life movement’s excitement and optimism about the future. We expect great things from this convention and even greater achievements when we all return home to put …

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Pro-Life Victories in Louisiana Abound in 2016 Legislative Session!

The 2016 Louisiana Legislative session was a huge success for life, with all bills in Louisiana Right to Life’s Legislative Package approved overwhelmingly by legislators and supported by Gov. John Bel Edwards. Four bills passed both the House and the Senate unanimously, while Louisiana Right to Life’s signature piece of legislation, the Unborn Child Protection …

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Louisiana House Floor Approves 2 Pro-Life Bills

Another Bill Clears Committee BATON ROUGE – On Wednesday, the Louisiana House of Representatives passed two important pieces of pro-life legislation, HB 386, the Women’s Enhanced Reflection Act, and HB 488, the Board Certification Requirement for Abortion Providers Act. The bills now move to the Senate. HB 386, authored by Rep. Frank Hoffmann (R-West Monroe) …

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Looking ahead to the 2016 state legislative cycle deflates pro-abortionists, elates pro-lifers

By Dave Andrusko NRL News Today keeps close track of our benighted opposition. In some cases it’s based on the principle that even a broken clock is right twice a day but in other instances you can profit from the coverage found in their lamentations about action in the state legislatures. We’ve discussed what the …

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How a preeminent pro-abortion think-tank views 2015 (Hint: they are not happy)

By Dave Andrusko The Guttmacher Institute, the former PPFA “special affiliate,” wields enormous influence in framing how the abortion issue is covered. Pro-abortion to its institutional gills, Guttmacher occupies a special niche in that without exception, the “mainstream media” accepts its every report as if it came down carved on stone tablets from Mt. Sinai. …

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Counting Down the Pro-Life Highlights of 2015

Pro-Life Majority Took Reins of Power in U.S. Senate By Andrew Bair In January, for the first time since 2006, a pro-life Senate majority was sworn into office after hard-fought victories in the 2014 elections. In addition to defending pro-life seats, the following either ousted a pro-abortion incumbent or flipped an open seat that had …

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“Abortion-rights” had a rough 2015

Editor’s note. This appeared on the blog of Right to Life of Michigan, NRLC’s state affiliate. “It’s been a terrible year for abortion rights-but there is opportunity to be found amid the setbacks.” That’s the sober assessment of Michelle Goldberg, writing in Slate about how 2015 went for abortion supporters. Her article focuses on several …

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NRLC asks Congress to include language defunding Planned Parenthood in Reconciliation Package

Dear Member of Congress: The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of state right-to-life organizations, urges you to actively work for inclusion of language to defund Planned Parenthood in the reconciliation package that is now being assembled for consideration by the House of Representatives in the near future. Other measures to defund Planned …

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Nevada Legislative Roundup for 78th Session

By Melissa Clement, President, Nevada Right to Life Monday, June 1, at the stroke of midnight the 78th Session of the Nevada Legislature came to an end. The session started with great hope given both houses and all constitutional offices were controlled by Republicans – the party less adverse to life issues. 120 days later, …

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