Speaker Ryan announces he will not seek re-election, NRLC praises a “dedicated ally”

WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, praised Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who announced today that he will not seek reelection to Congress. “Speaker Paul Ryan has been a dedicated ally in the fight to …

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Speaker Ryan’s Floor Speech on the Pain- Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Editor’s note. Following are Speaker Paul Ryan’s remarks, as prepared for delivery yesterday on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which passed 237-189. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act is also referred to as “Micah’s Law.” Life is precious. We are reminded of this in ways wonderful and in ways difficult. Today I rise in …

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Nailed it: Paul Ryan’s perfect answer to why Planned Parenthood should be defunded

By Claire Chretien House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan succinctly and calmly laid out the case for redirecting taxpayer dollars from abortion goliath Planned Parenthood to federal community health centers at a CNN townhall Thursday night. Ryan, R-WI, explained what pro-lifers have long said about Planned Parenthood: giving it money that doesn’t specifically fund abortions still …

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Speaker of the House Pro-life Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and National Right to Life President Carol Tobias

Pro-Life Rep. Paul Ryan Re-elected Speaker of the House

Pro-life work in 2016 elections paying dividends for unborn babies By Karen Cross, National Right to Life political director Pro-life Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has been overwhelmingly reelected as Speaker of the House. Pro-life Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was unanimously reelected Senate Majority Leader on November 16. Today’s vote count for the Speaker position was …

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Republicans unanimously support Ryan for Speaker, Democrats postpone decision on Nancy Pelosi

By Dave Andrusko Pro-life Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wi.) won a unanimous vote of support today from House Republicans colleagues for a second term as speaker of the House. The full House will select the Speaker when the 115th Congress convenes in January. Since Republicans will retain a majority of about two dozen seats in the …

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National Right to Life endorses Paul Ryan for reelection

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Right to Life is pleased to announce its endorsement of Speaker Paul Ryan (R) for reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives. “Paul Ryan has been a faithful supporter of life as a member of Congress,” said Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life. “Speaker Ryan used his leadership position …

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“Real social progress is always a widening of the circle of concern and protection,” pro-life Speaker of the House Paul Ryan tells GOP convention

Editor’s note. The following are excerpts from the remarks of pro-life U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan made Tuesday night to the 2016 Republican National Convention. Thank you all very much. Delegates, friends, and fellow citizens: I appreciate the privilege of addressing this forty-first convention of the Party of Lincoln. As part of my …

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“I don’t think Planned Parenthood should get a red cent from the taxpayer” says new House Speaker Paul Ryan

By Dave Andrusko If you had the chance to watch newly elected pro-life Speaker of the House Paul Ryan(R-Wi.) on even a couple of the Sunday talk shows yesterday (he was on five!), you could readily see why he is pro-life John Boehner’s successor. Ryan is smart, articulate, funny, quick on his feet, and aware …

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Romney retains lead in Gallup, leads also in Politico/GWU Battleground poll

By Dave Andrusko In anticipation of tonight’s third and final presidential debate, when we post our late afternoon/early evening National Right to Life News Today stories, we’ll probably be updating the polls yet again. Here’s what we know as of now. (Spoiler alert: it’s very good news.) The Politico/George Washington University Battleground poll  finds Romney …

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Rep. Paul Ryan and our Nation’s Greatest Energy Source

By Kurt Kondrich Last Saturday my family and I had the opportunity to listen to and meet Vice Presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan during a campaign stop in our home state of Pennsylvania.  He spoke to our family briefly, and he projected a source of positive energy and clear light rarely seen in public servants. …

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Round Two: Ryan and Biden on Abortion

By Dave Andrusko http://twitter.com/daveha I’m guessing it’s a combination of tit for tat and anticipation of Tuesday’s second presidential debate that has spurred another round of back and forth over last week’s vice presidential debate. For reasons that escape me (were it not for the fact that is three weeks until the election), there is …

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Ryan and Biden lay out vastly different positions on abortion

By Dave Andrusko Abortion did not come up in the first presidential debate between pro-abortion President Barack Obama and pro-life Mitt Romney last week. Thursday night, at the one and only vice presidential debate, moderator Martha Raddatz made sure it did. Pro-Life Rep. Paul Ryan’s responses were strong, weaving together principle, personal experience, and the …

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