A total immersion for the pro-life cause: the National Right to Life Academy

By Gabriela Weigel, Co-Program Director, National Right to Life Academy Two and a half weeks into their summer program, which began in Dallas, Texas, at the annual National Right to Life Convention, the ten Academy students have managed to cram binders full of information over issues ranging from the end of life to its very …

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Academic credit now available to National Right to Life Academy Students

By Megan McCrum, Program Director Graduates of past sessions of the National Right to Life Academy knew full well that their five weeks of rigorous academic study were worthy of college credit. But previously students had to content themselves with the personal satisfaction that, while unaccredited, their work at the Academy was as worthwhile – …

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Academic credit now available to National Right to Life Academy Students

By Megan McCrum, Program Director Graduates of past sessions of the National Right to Life Academy knew full well that their five weeks of rigorous academic study were worthy of college credit. But previously students had to content themselves with the personal satisfaction that, while unaccredited, their work at the Academy was as worthwhile – …

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Building the Dream Team: Supporting NRLC’s state and local networks with youth education

By Megan McCrum, Program Director,National Right to Life Academy Even before the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, press coverage on the abortion issue has made clear that the pro-abortion movement is envious of pro-life youth enthusiasm. Recently, a tweet from a political reporter of the vigorously pro-abortion blog RH Reality Check, Robin Marty (@robinmarty), …

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Building a Bridge to a Pro-Life Future

By Megan McCrum 40 years of Roe v. Wade does not only mean more than 55 million lives lost to the tragedy of abortion, but also 40 years of abortion survivors. Sheer logic should make it more likely for those born into a world of legal abortion to question it. Not to mention that the …

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“We have been recruited for the duration”

By Megan McCrum National Right to Life Committee Academy Program Director Last week’s 2012 National Right to Life Convention was also the occasion of a reunion for the five graduating classes of the National Right to Life Academy. Launched in 2007, 39 college student leaders have graduated from this program. Academy alumni across the country …

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Scholarship recipient Sarah Ryan reflects on her time at National Right to Life Academy

Editor’s note. This appeared today on the webpage of Texas Right to Life, National Right to Life’s state affiliate. This past summer I had the incredible opportunity, thanks to Texas Right to Life, to be one of the 11 young women from around the country who attended the National Right to Life Academy in Washington, …

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Update from the National Right to Life Academy: Words Matter!

By Megan McCrum, Academy Director Earlier this week the NRL Academy & NRLC interns learned how important it is to frame the pro-life issue by the language we use. For example, on the most basic level, when referring to pre-born human life, never say “it,” rather, always have a real person in mind and refer …

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