People need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed about abortion

By Dave Andrusko As we do most days, we’re carrying stories about a wide assortment of topics today. We believe NRL News Today is must reading every Monday through Saturday. If you are not receiving our daily blog in your email inbox, take out 30 seconds and sign up at nationalrighttolifenews.org/news/join-the-email-list/ Like many people, I …

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Sixth-grader with Down syndrome lands TV commercials, shares message of kindness

By Texas Right to Life In a culture where much of what we find on TV is discouraging, a sixth-grader with Down syndrome is a welcome and joyful reprieve. Lily Moore is a young girl with Down syndrome who stars in national television commercials for a major corporation. Her message of determination and kindness is …

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Maternal love as an argument against abortion

By Paul Stark Countless pregnant women love (or grow to love) their unborn children. But we do not generally use this fact in any argument against abortion. (Abortion is wrong because it unjustly takes the life of an innocent human being who deserves respect and protection regardless of how others think or feel about her.) …

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How the piercing light of unconditional love chases away the darkness

By Kurt Kondrich As we have come to the 43rd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision isn’t it time we begin to “Embrace and not Erase” the most priceless gift and treasure we have in our world – Human Life? All human life? Consider: In 1975 the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was …

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How my child with Down syndrome “Opened my eyes to unconditional love”

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. NRL News Today’s last post for 2015 will be this Wednesday. Each day, over the next three days, we will repost two of the stories our readers “liked” the most in 2015. Robert Fulghum is best known for his humongous best seller, “All I Really Need to Know I Learned …

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“You’ll Never Know”: a love song sung by a 92-year-old man to his dying wife

By Dave Andrusko Just when you need it… A steady diet of stories about how pro-abortionists are trying to stifle the voice of the electorate in Tennessee; of how we are rapidly approaching the 15th anniversary of the day the FDA announced approval of the abortifacient RU-486; and of how pro-abortionists in the United States …

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Our story: siblings, Down syndrome, & unexpected beauty

By Mark Leach Editor’s note. My family will be on vacation through the end of next week. I will be posting an occasional new story, but for the most part we will be re-posting columns that ran over the last year. Many will be strictly educational while some will about remind us of notable victories …

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Dear Son, It Was An Honor To Hold You

  By Tom Riles Editor’s note. This was originally posted on LifeofDad.com _____________ Dear Son, I held you on Friday night for the first and last time ever. It was one of the saddest, proudest, most heartbreaking, and beautiful moments of my life. It was an honor to hold you. I’m proud of you, son. …

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Little children, soft hearts, and precious moments

  By Dave Andrusko Our middle daughter, Joanna, was married last Friday. Our youngest, Louisa, was the maid of honor and delivered a tribute that we will all remember forever. Below is the conclusion of an editorial that appeared in the Christmas 1993 edition of National Right to Life News! (Louisa referenced that ending in …

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“The Waiting” celebrates a Prayer answered

  By Dave Andrusko A little over two years ago, I wrote a story I remember to this day…and I’ll bet most of you who read “A Prayer Answered: 100-year-old-Mother reunited with biological daughter” do as well. Minka Disbrow’s story of courage and faithfulness and forgiveness began in horror—raped as a young girl in 1928—and …

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Abortion and Conditional Love

  By Dave Andrusko This editorial appeared in the Christmas 1981 edition of National Right to Life News As I was putting this Christmas issue together, the thought struck me that as a group pro-lifers waste an enormous amount of energy trying to dispel the stereotype/slur that we are the social action arm of this …

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‘Love Says It Is Good That You Exist’

  By Micaiah Bilger, education direction, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The other day I stumbled on a new blog and found a beautiful quote by Joseph Pieper, a German Catholic philosopher. “Love says it is good that you exist.” It really struck me. The blog post wasn’t about abortion, but the quote really says a lot …

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