By Dave Andrusko Last night I read the early online version of the story that appeared in the print edition of the New York Times today: “Theory on Pain Is Driving Rules for Abortions,” by Erik Eckholm. I always try to give The Times its due when they write a more-or-less balanced story, in this …Continue reading "A New York Times story that gets it largely right about the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act"
Editor’s note. This first ran in the January 2005, edition of National Right to Life News, around the time pro-life President George W. Bush was about to be sworn in for a second term. Much has happened since—much of which revolves around President Obama—that is dismaying. But far more is taking place that is re-orienting …Continue reading "The Impending Collapse"
By Dave Andrusko The earthquake (or so it seemed) that rocked Austin, Texas, already has been followed by a series of aftershocks. Here are just a few. HB 2, the very epitome of a commonsense bill in the post-Kermit Gosnell era, has been denounced in furious terms, although nothing could likely outdo the ominous, threatening …Continue reading "On second thought maybe HB 2 isn’t so bad after all"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Access any information outlet that touches on abortion and you will read just how aggressive the Movement has been this legislative cycle. Most of the proposals for state laws are shaped by National Right to Life’s Department of State Legislation. This article from the March 15, 1999, edition of National …Continue reading "The Crucial Role of NRLC’s State Legislative Department"
By Dave Andrusko By a 74-41 margin, the North Carolina House of Representatives has voted for a bill with multiple pro-life provisions that would save the lives of unborn children from abortion by banning sex selection abortions, opting out of abortion coverage in the federal health exchanges and in city and county employee health plans, …Continue reading "Multi-provisional pro-life bill heads to North Carolina Senate"
During the 2013 Legislative Session, the Missouri Senate and House took up and passed a ban on web-cam abortions. As he did on the 2010 & 2011 pro-life legislation, the Governor has allowed this important legislation to become law. Per the Missouri Constitution, Governor Nixon’s decision to neither veto nor sign HB 400 is a …Continue reading "Victories for Babies and Protection for Their Mother’s! Missouri’s HB 400 Will Become Law!"
By Dave Andrusko I actually enjoy reading writers such as Michelle Goldberg, a pro-abortion writer for The Daily Beast. Why? Because their arguments—tedious as they are—are so revealing and so often lead to a conclusion directly opposite from the one they are striving to persuade you to accept. Take today’s contribution from Goldberg—“The GOP’s Abortion …Continue reading "Another bogus pro-abortion analysis of the reasons why there is so much pro-life legislation"
SB 90: Stricter Regulations on Abortion Industry Authored by Senator Fred Mills (R – Parks) Senate Bill 90 overwhelming passed through the Senate and the House of Representatives. SB 90 does the following: · Requires abortionists in Louisiana to be board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. This prevents other physicians, such as a foot or …Continue reading "2013 Legislative Round Up from Louisiana Right to Life"
By Dave Andrusko “Opponents of choice will not let up until Roe v. Wade is overturned.” — From “The latest strike at abortion rights,” an editorial that appeared today in the New Jersey Star-Ledger. Well….ah…. yeah, that’s exactly how pro-lifers feel. That’s what motivates us in good days and especially in bad. Pro-Lifers will not …Continue reading "The kinds of laws that will lead to overturning Roe v. Wade"
By Dave Andrusko “The November elections left Republicans in control of both legislative chambers in 26 states and with new majorities in Wisconsin, Arkansas and Alaska. That’s emboldened abortion opponents to continue the momentum of the past two years…” — From a story that ran Wednesday in Bloomberg News. As we’ve reported in NRL News …Continue reading "2013 promises to be productive year for the cause of unborn children"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL-ETF Director of Education & Research When Jan Brewer took over the Arizona governor’s office in 2009 after the ascension of Janet Napolitano to the Obama cabinet as Secretary for Homeland Security, it was a chance for a lot of backed up pro-life legislation to finally see the light of …Continue reading "New reporting requirements make Arizona abortion numbers appear higher but closer analysis shows drop after new laws"
By Carol Tobias, President National Right to Life Who really cares about women? The so-called “war on women”, launched by President Obama and his supporters, is nothing more than a rhetorical smokescreen and political ploy designed to get women to re-elect Obama and his pro-abortion allies. In reality, it is a …Continue reading "Who Really Cares About Women?"