NRLC Honors Dr. Mildred Fay Jefferson, the first African-American woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School, and NRLC President from 1975-1978

“I am at once a physician, a citizen, and a woman, and I am not willing to stand aside and allow this concept of expendable human lives to turn this great land of ours into just another exclusive reservation where only the perfect, the privileged, and the planned have the right to live.” — Dr. …

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Remembering the impact of Dr. Mildred Jefferson

By Right to Life of Michigan Often it can seem a deep-seated problem is too impossible to resolve, too broken to fix, and a single voice can’t make an impact. Dr. Mildred Jefferson was a testament to the power one voice can have to address a problem that sometimes seems impossible to resolve and beyond …

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One Doctor’s Prescription for Life : MILDRED FAY JEFFERSON

By John Stonestreet It’s good for us to remember the heroic faith of those who’ve gone before us. And then to go and do likewise. Glenn Sunshine is at it again: helping us remember heroes of our Christian faith long forgotten. As I’ve said before on BreakPoint, remembering is vital to the life of the …

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A welcomed effort to correct the archival record on abortion at Harvard

By Dave Andrusko Kudos to Anne Fox, president of Massachusetts Citizens for Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. She sent out an alert today about a much-overdue event which will take place next Monday hosted by Harvard University’s Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The title of the panel discussion is “Righting the Record: …

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Pro-Life Perspectives: “Black Pro-Life Pioneers–Mildred Jefferson”

By Dave Andrusko I have been out of the office for several days, but I wanted to make sure that I did not fail to alert our readers to a wonderful Pro-Life Perspective program that aired yesterday and can be heard at www.prolifeperspective.com. National Right to Life President and Pro-Life Perspective Host Carol Tobias begins …

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Dr. Mildred Fay Jefferson: An Eloquent, Passionate Pro-Life Leader

By Dave Andrusko “I am at once a physician, a citizen, and a woman, and I am not willing to stand aside and allow this concept of expendable human lives to turn this great land of ours into just another exclusive reservation where only the perfect, the privileged, and the planned have the right to …

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