A New York Times story that gets it largely right about the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

By Dave Andrusko Last night I read the early online version of the story that appeared in the print edition of the New York Times today: “Theory on Pain Is Driving Rules for Abortions,” by Erik Eckholm. I always try to give The Times its due when they write a more-or-less balanced story, in this …

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The Crucial Role of NRLC’s State Legislative Department

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Access any information outlet that touches on abortion and you will read just how aggressive the Movement has been this legislative cycle. Most of the proposals for state laws are shaped by National Right to Life’s Department of State Legislation. This article from the March 15, 1999, edition of National …

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A Conversation with Mary Spaulding Balch, Director of NRLC’s Department of State Legislation

By Dave Andrusko Over the course of the year NRL News Today will frequently update you on pro-life legislation as it works its way through the state legislatures. We talked today with Mary Spaulding Balch, JD, who directs NRLC’s Department of State Legislation. Her office is on call to NRLC’s 50 state affiliates 24/7, so …

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