On this Memorial Day, NRLC joins all Americans in honoring our fallen heroes. We remember all those who gave their lives so that we might enjoy life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. May God grant each of them eternal rest and peace and may the principle of life they died for once again …Continue reading "All Gave Some, Some Gave All…"
By Anthony J. Lauinger Editor’s note. Monday is Memorial Day which brings to mind this powerful story written last year by Tony Lauinger. For the past 22 years he has been vice president of National Right to Life. He and his brother Joe were college classmates at Georgetown University. Joe was killed in action in …Continue reading "A Memorial Day Reflection"
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It was a ritual as predictable as the blooming of tulips in the side yard flower bed…the nights of long drives through the steaming countryside…and the child-sized lounge chair I kept beneath a backyard tree as I heralded the beginning of summer. Each Memorial Day, my parents, …Continue reading "Perhaps some Memorial Day, in the not-too-distant future…."
By Anthony J. Lauinger Editor’s note: For the past 21 years, Tony Lauinger has been vice president of National Right to Life. He and his brother Joe were college classmates at Georgetown University. Joe was killed in action in Vietnam in 1970. The article below is part Memorial-Day tribute, part college-reunion reflection, and part insight …Continue reading "A Memorial Day Reflection"
By Jean Garton Editor’s note. Last December my friend of more than 30 years and a great pro-life author and speaker Jean Garton passed away. I often asked Jean to write about commemorative dates, the kinds of days where Americans are encouraged to think about who we are as a people. Jean wrote this post …Continue reading "The inclusive Old Pledge is still the Best Pledge"
Reflections on Memorial Day By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Tradition matters, and surely one of America’s best traditions is remembering the brave men and women who lost their lives defending our country’s freedoms. Memorial Day weekend should be bittersweet. We mourn the loss of soldiers, sailors, and airmen who gave their lives …Continue reading "Extending the principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness to unborn children"