By Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues The Human Rights Committee formally adopted General Comment no. 36 on article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights on the right to life and tells countries that they must provide abortion. The General Comment, as reported by the Office of the High Commissioner on Human …Continue reading "Human Rights Committee Says Countries Must Provide Abortion"
By Dave Andrusko In a former professional life Rachael Larimore was a senior editor at the pro-abortion Slate. She is now the online managing editor of the pro-life Weekly Standard. When I first learned of her promotion it reminded me of a column (and a follow up column) she once wrote for Slate titled, “What …Continue reading "Why pro-abortionists are so annoyed by the ‘What If I hadn’t been born?’ question"
By Dave Andrusko Last night as I was finishing up the May digital edition of National Right to Life News, I ran across a post a friend had forwarded to me sometime back but which I had inadvertently placed in the proverbial circular file. “10 Abortion Myths That Need To Be Busted” was the headline …Continue reading "Coming to grips with the truth is not an option for pro-abortionists"
By Dave Andrusko Okay, fill in the two-word blank. “[ _ _ ] are skilled wielders of symbolism, if not of subtlety. ” Well, if you are Nora Caplan-Bricker, the two missing words are “Abortion’s opponents”–aka, you and me. The title of her piece on Slate is “The Latest Anti-Abortion Bills Double as Devilishly Good …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists: Never let your conscience be your guide"
By Paul Stark Sometimes pro-choice advocates say that pro-lifers care only about the unborn (i.e., the human fetus or embryo) rather than “actual living, breathing human beings” (or variations on that phrase). Of course, pro-lifers do care about already-born human beings, and to suggest otherwise is an indefensible slander (and an ad hominem attack irrelevant …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists argues the unborn are not ‘living and breathing’"
By Dave Andrusko When the tide is against you–in this case the “you” being the Abortion Industry and its media apologists–you look for any port in a storm. So when Mother Jones magazine writes about “The State of Reproductive Health Legislation in 2017 Is Not Exactly What You Would Expect,” you are curious what justifies …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists looking for a silver lining in the cloud of state pro-life legislation"
By Rai Rojas Editor’s note. This appeared in the March digital edition of National Right to Life News. Be sure to read the issue in its entirety and pass stories along to your pro-life friends and family. Monday was the first day of the United Nations’ two-week long annual Commission on the Status of Women …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists’ answer to women facing real-world crises is more and more abortion"
By Dave Andrusko Often it may be true that our opposite numbers more fully appreciate the significance of an incoming pro-life presidency than we do. Here’s the pivotal paragraph from “Abortion Foes, Emboldened by Trump, Promise ‘Onslaught’ of Tough Restrictions,” by the New York Times’ Sabrina Tavernise and Sheryl Gay Stolberg: The effects of Mr. …Continue reading "Trump triumph petrifies pro-abortionists"
By Dave Andrusko How’s this for a conclusion from pro-abortion author Tracy Clark-Florya? Quoting Elizabeth Nash, a policy analyst for the Guttmacher Institute, who is referencing the Texas law now under consideration by the Supreme Court No matter the outcome, though, new regulations are inevitable. “We’re in the midst of a wave of abortion restrictions,” …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists look out and see a “bleak” landscape and “a wave of abortion restrictions”"
By Dave Andrusko For the last NRL News Today post for Veterans Day, I’d like to build off a story we posted earlier today. It’s about a man who keeled over at a play–“Dry Land”–after what a newspaper described as “blood-soaked DIY abortion scene.” By DIY, they mean Do-It-Yourself, as in a chemically-induced abortion. Ruby …Continue reading "Pro-abortionist laments that ads for “useful medical services”–abortion–aren’t running on television"
By Dave Andrusko I know a thing or two about “rallying the troops.” Inevitably there will be down times—see the elections (and re-elections) of Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. At such times the temptation is to conclude we are like Sisyphus: we rolled the rock–if not to the top of the mountain, close to …Continue reading "Heading in reverse, pro-abortionists desperate to insist pro-lifers are on the defensive"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. We posted this story last week and then pulled it after I realized a section had inadvertently been edited out. Over the last many months, we’ve given particular attention to court cases in Texas, Mississippi, Wisconsin, and Alabama. The jury, so to speak, is still out on challenges to …Continue reading "Strained comparisons, bogus analogies on display in recent pro-abortion court victories"