By Karen Ingle If not for then-Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson and his wife Kirsten, Maryland’s Severna Park Pregnancy Clinic staff might today be defending life without their strongest weapon. The clinic’s long-lived ultrasound machine lingered just one mechanical failure away from its demise. But because of the Watsons’ generosity, a new, state-of-the-art 3D/4D ultrasound …Continue reading "Maryland Pregnancy Clinic to Defend Life"
By Jay Hobbs The very room once used to end lives through abortion in Elkton, Md., is now the setting where countless women will meet their children for the first time via ultrasound through the building’s new occupant, a life-affirming pregnancy center. Once dubbed the, “Little Shop of Horrors,” the former abortion clinic was operating …Continue reading "“Little Shop of Horrors” Abortion Mill Transformed into Life-Saving Center"
Weighed the equivalent of three sticks of butter at birth By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. 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 …Continue reading "12 ounce preemie goes home for the first time from Maryland NICU"
By Jay Hobbs The very room once used to end lives through abortion in Elkton, Md., is now the setting where countless women will meet their children for the first time via ultrasound through the building’s new occupant, a life-affirming pregnancy center. Once dubbed the, “Little Shop of Horrors,” the former abortion clinic was operating …Continue reading "Former Abortion Clinic Converted to House of Hope"
Maryland pro-lifers are rejoicing that the latest attempt to pass a Physician-Assisted Suicide law (PAS) has failed, the third time such proposed legislation has been rejected in as many years. The victory came despite early rumors from PAS supporters and the media that PAS would pass this year in Maryland. State Sen. Guy Guzzone,(D-Howard County), …Continue reading "Maryland Right to Life Plays Key Role In Stopping Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill"
Editor’s note. The story below was posted last week on the site of Maryland Against Physician Assisted Suicide. The good news is that the latest attempt in Maryland to pass an assisted suicide measure has failed. “The Senate’s lead sponsor Guy Guzzone (D-Howard County) withdrew the legislation and canceled scheduled hearings. In the House Delegate …Continue reading "The Danger from Physician-Assisted Suicide Prescriptions is Real"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Every election year, National Right to Life publishes downloadable comparison flyers about the various Senate candidates. The downloadable version for Maryland’s “Where do the Senate Candidates Stand on Life?” is available here. The candidates have very different views on abortion. Here is an overview of their …Continue reading "Maryland Senate: Where do Kathy Szeliga and Chris Van Hollen Stand on Abortion?"
By Karen Ingle Dan Mohler knew there had to be a better way to serve the women of Cecil County, Md. Far too often, when his pregnancy center’s phone rang, a woman on the other end said, “I can’t come in today. I don’t have a ride.” The Cecil County Pregnancy Center is located in …Continue reading "Maryland Pro-Life Outreach Opening Two New Locations"
Baby did not survive By Dave Andrusko Last Wednesday, police in Tacoma Park, Maryland were called about a man in the lobby of an apartment building said to be bleeding from a stab wound in the stomach. When they arrived, it appeared that Thierry Kinshala Nkusu had been the victim of an assailant, according to …Continue reading "Man charged with second-degree murder in death of 20-week pregnant woman"
By Jeffrey D. Meister, director of Administration and Legislation, Maryland Right to Life After intense effort by Maryland Right to Life and coalition partners throughout Maryland, the Senate sponsor of Doctor-Prescribed Suicide, Senator Ron Young, chose to withdraw the bill. The decision to withdraw came after the bill was scheduled for a vote by the …Continue reading "Facing certain defeat, Maryland Senate Sponsor withdraws doctor-prescribe suicide bill"
Proponents of physician-assisted suicide struggled to answer the tough questions thrown at them at last week’s Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee hearing on SB 418. The Committee met late into the night with Senators raising significant concerns with the bill and its lack of protections. The message from proponents, led by the national group Compassion …Continue reading "Assisted Suicide Proponents Wilt After Tough Questioning by Committee"
Editor’s note. Maryland’s HB 404 would legalize physician-assisted suicide. During the House committee hearing on HB 404, the lead proponent of the bill from Compassion and Choices (formerly the Hemlock Society) argued with a straight-face that requiring a patient to receive a mental health evaluation before they could qualify for physician assisted suicide would “unnecessarily …Continue reading "Mental Health Concerns Cannot Be Ignored in Assisted Suicide Debate"