By Sarah Terzo During my research on Planned Parenthood I stumbled across a quote from a Planned Parenthood clinic director that I’d like to share. It is from an old article (Sandra G. Boodman, “The Dearth of Abortion Doctors; Stigma, Low Pay and Lack of Personal Commitment Erode Ranks” The Washington Post, April 20, …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood: Committing an Abortion is Like Swimming"
By Carol Tobias, President, National Right to Life Editor’s note. This op-ed appeared in Thursday’s Washington Times. In June, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 228-196 in favor of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. On Thursday, Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican, announced that he would introduce the bill in the U.S. Senate. Appearing …Continue reading "Protecting the unborn from pain"
By Paul Stark “With respect to those meanings of ‘human’ that are relevant to the morality of abortion, any fetus is less human than an adult pig,” tweeted Richard Dawkins recently, echoing philosopher Peter Singer, who has made the same comparison. (Dawkins is probably the world’s most famous, or infamous, proponent of atheism, but a …Continue reading "Richard Dawkins and the ability to feel pain"
By Dave Andrusko Probably because I’d already read a preposterous rewriting of the history of abortion in the United States, by the time I sat down this afternoon to peruse two diatribes against the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, I was even less in a mood to suffer fools gladly than usual. Disagree—that’s fine. But …Continue reading "Hot words but little evidence behind pro-abortion criticisms of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act"
By Dave Andrusko Just after midnight when the Texas Senate passed HB 2, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (who presides over the Senate) tweeted that “Love wins tonight as the Texas Senate stood firmly on the right side of history.” The Texas Senate has just finished rejecting 20 pro-abortion amendments and a bill to protect pain-capable …Continue reading "Texas Senate passes HB 2, pro-life measure on to Texas Gov. Perry"
WASHINGTON (July 18, 2013) – Early this morning, by a vote of 19-11, the Texas Senate gave final passage to HB 2, a bill that would provide protection for unborn children who are capable of feeling pain, beginning at 20 weeks fetal age (equivalent to 22 “weeks of pregnancy”), the beginning of the …Continue reading "National Right to Life Praises Passage of Texas Bill to Protect Mothers and Their Unborn Childrn"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education and Research Defenders of late abortions try to argue that the unborn child at twenty weeks is not capable of feeling pain, claiming the connections in the fetal brain are not fully formed. Those who know something about fetal pain physiology, however, have solid medical evidence …Continue reading "The pain may be worse for unborn babies aborted at 20 weeks"
By Dave Andrusko During debate Tuesday on the District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act there were many important statements from Members of the House of Representatives explaining why they oppose a regime of abortion on demand for any reason, or no reason, up until birth in our nation’s capital. Yes, that’s what I …Continue reading "“A wakeup call to all Americans: unborn children feel pain”"
NEW POLL SHOWS 58-27% SUPPORT FOR REPLACING DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA’S CURRENT ABORTION-UNTIL-BIRTH POLICY WITH PENDING CONGRESSIONAL BAN ON LATE ABORTIONS; U.S. HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE TO VOTE ON BILL WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 WASHINGTON (July 17, 2012) — By more than a 2-to-1 margin (58-27%), American adults, once informed of the current abortion policy in the nation’s …Continue reading "New poll shows strong support for Congress ending D.C.’s abortion-until-birth policy"
Unborn Babies Who Can Feel Pain Science gives us compelling evidence that by at least the midpoint in pregnancy, an unborn baby can feel pain – excruciating pain if he or she is torn apart in an abortion. I’m sure anyone reading this would agree that you simply can’t do that to another human being, …Continue reading "Reason #6 to defeat Barack Obama"
By Dave Andrusko The conversations all week on Pro-Life Perspective are examining the right-to-life movement’s goals in 2012 and National Right to Life’s focus on educating American about the capacity of unborn children to feel pain. NRLC President and PLP Host Carol Tobias begins today’s broadcasting by reminding her audience that 2012 provides us with …Continue reading "What’s Airing on Pro-Life Perspective Today? “Educating on Unborn Pain, Part 4”"
In the last week, I’ve shared with you information about the important campaign we’re conducting to let millions of Americans know the truth about unborn babies: that long before birth they can feel pain and that their lives should be protected so no baby ever has to suffer from such cruelty. I mentioned that by …Continue reading "Help Us Publish this Powerful Ad (and More!)"