By Paul Stark When voters decide which candidates to elect to public office, they often consider a range of important political issues. But not all issues should carry the same weight. Abortion is different from other issues in three ways. First, abortion is a rejection of human equality. An entire class of innocent human beings …Continue reading "Why abortion is different from other political issues"
By Dave Andrusko It is a badge of honor when pro-abortion sites throw slurs such as “anti-choice crusaders” at you and warn that what you are doing (to save unborn babies) “may have implications in the 45-year battle over Roe v. Wade.” Such was the near apocalyptic view of the pro-abortion site rewirenews. What was …Continue reading "NARAL fears Ohio Gubernatorial race has “national implications”"
By Carol Tobias, President Like many of you, I have been in our battle to protect innocent human life for a very long time. I can’t recall a time that you and I have had such a great opportunity to take huge steps forward. We have a pro-life president, a pro-life majority in the U.S. …Continue reading "Don’t Let This Moment Get Away"
By Dave Andrusko It’s hard to come up with anyone who receives better press (aside from criticism from pro-lifers) than Cecile Richards, Planned Parenthood’s head honcho. But new heights (or depths) a recent interview conducted by CafeMom’s “The Stir.” If you go to their blog, we’re told The Stir is a “blog about what’s on …Continue reading "PPFA’s Cecile Richards’ commitment to “social justice” doesn’t include the unjust deaths of over 330,000 victims a year"
By Dave Andrusko We used to live in Minnesota so even if I hadn’t already been a political junkie, I would have paid close attention to the Iowa caucuses, living just across the border. That interest has not waned in the 30+ years we have lived in Virginia. What can we say about tonight’s caucuses …Continue reading "First in the nation caucuses only hours away"
By Michael J. New Last week the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) released an analysis of abortion as an election issue. The analysis and the corresponding Forbes editorial, authored by AEI senior fellow Karlyn Bowman, attempts to argue that abortion is a relatively unimportant issue. In her op-ed Bowman states that when voters are asked to …Continue reading "AEI Analysis Shows Growing Importance of Sanctity of Life Issues"
By Dave Andrusko The last debate among Republican presidential candidates takes place in five days in Las Vegas, Nevada. As has the sponsor of each debate, CNN is establishing its own criteria to determine which candidates will be on stage. For the December 15 debate, there are three ways a candidate can qualify: have at …Continue reading "Next GOP debate is December 15, Trump well ahead among Republican primary voters, according to latest poll"
Despite the fact that all of the Democratic candidates are pro-abortion, I bet you won’t hear much about it. That’s because their extreme views are a losing issue with most Americans. And they know it. Every single Democratic candidate supports the current policy of abortion on demand, which allows abortion for any reason. But the …Continue reading "Tonight is the second Democratic presidential debate."
By Dave Andrusko Last week, when NRL Political Director Karen Cross wrote about the November 3 victory of pro-lifer Matt Bevin in the Kentucky gubernatorial contest, she mentioned that, once again, the polls were way off. Those off-by-a-mile polls were, unfortunately, not an anomaly. Author and political analyst Michael Barone wrote about that today for …Continue reading "Why are political polls increasingly so inaccurate?"
By Karen Townsend With memories of 2008 dancing in their heads, the writers of CBS’ The Good Wife have Gov. Peter Florrick (Chris Noth) going from having hopes of becoming Hillary Clinton’s vice president on the Democratic ticket to being the candidate for president himself. In the episode “Lies,” Peter becomes the latest challenger to …Continue reading "CBS Dreams of a Third Obama Term in ‘The Good Wife’"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director November 3, 2015, was election day in a handful of states. Voters headed to the polls in Kentucky, Mississippi, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Following is an overview of the election results, by state. Kentucky Governor Despite recent pre-election polls showing otherwise, National Right to …Continue reading "2015 Election Day Results: Kentucky, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, and Virginia"
Editor’s note. The following was sent out this morning by the Virginia Society for Human Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. Dear Friends, After the dust has settled from Election Day 2015, there is good news in the Commonwealth for unborn babies and their mothers. Pro-lifers still solidly control the House of Delegates. And in spite of …Continue reading "Pro-life Candidates Win Across Virginia in Off-Year Elections"