A Salute to Pro-life Nurses During National Nurses Week

By Katie Franklin In honor of National Nurses Week, Dr. George Delgado, member of Heartbeat International’s Medical Advisory Board and one of Abortion Pill Reversal’s two pioneers, issued a video cheering the work of pro-life nurses this week. “I want to tell you how much I appreciate all the great work that you do in …

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Twelve New Jersey Pro-Life Nurses Successful in Negotiated Settlement with Hospital

By Dave Andrusko As we reported at the last minute last week twelve pro-life nurses  reached a successful agreement with their employer, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, who they claimed in a lawsuit required them to participate in abortions or lose their jobs. U.S. District Judge Jose Linares “said he would …

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NJ Conscience Nurses Won’t Have to Catch Dead Babies’ Heads

By Wesley Smith Editor’s note. We write about this decision again today, but, as always, Wesley adds an additional dimension. Conscience wins–this time.  Nurses at a New Jersey hospital have settled their lawsuit that alleged their hospital tried to force them to receive abortion training and participate in terminations–one being notoriously told she would have …

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Twelve Pro-Life Nurses Successful in Negotiated Settlement with New Jersey Hospital

By Dave Andrusko Twelve pro-life nurses have reached a successful agreement with their employer, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, who they claimed in a lawsuit required them to participate in abortions or lose their jobs. U.S. District Judge Jose Linares “said he would continue to monitor the situation,” according to the …

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Earlier Court Date for Pro-Life Nurses Fighting involvement in Abortions

By Dave Andrusko It’s hard to know what it means, but the date of the next phase in the battle between 12 pro-life nurses and a large New Jersey hospital has been moved up. In November the nurses who work in the “same-day surgery unit” at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey …

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Lawyer for Pro-Life New Jersey nurses challenges idea that accommodations have been made to meet their objections to participating in abortions

By Dave Andrusko One thing you need to remember: when pro-life health personnel are discriminated against, you will first be told it ain’t so and then told it’s been remedied even though there was nothing wrong in the first place. I apologize for missing the latest twist in the story of the twelve pro-life New …

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Support from an Unlikely Source for New Jersey Nurses who Refuse to Participate in Abortions

By Dave Andrusko Not often that pro-lifers get editorial support, so when the [New Jersey] Star-Ledger concludes “UMDNJ should not compel nurses to assist with abortions,” it’s worth a few minutes figuring out why they conclude that the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey is “looking for a loophole.” As we’ve reported in …

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Explaining to pro-abortionists why pro-lifers refuse to be complicit in abortion

By Dave Andrusko Try to imagine you’re a pro-abortionist. Begin with the understanding that much of what we say is literally incomprehensible to them. Everything from the sanctity of life to the injunction not to practice violence on helpless human beings to the equality of all members of the human family—to the pro-abortion mind we …

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Pro-Life Nurse: “It felt like the whole world crashed on me”

By Dave Andrusko While the nuts and bolts of any story are essential, the “human element” is what makes it real to someone who is not directly involved. Readers of National Right to Life News Today are familiar with the case of twelve New Jersey nurses who are suing one of the state’s largest hospitals …

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Nurses told: Assist in abortions or face loss of jobs

Editor’s note. These statements were read yesterday at a press conference by nurses Fe Vinoya and Beryl Otieno Ngoje. They are two of twelve nurses who are asserting their fundamental civil rights guaranteed by both federal and state law by saying “no” to coerced participation in the killing of unborn children at the University of …

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Hospital Compels Pro-Life Nurses to Participate in Abortions

By Dave Andrusko More than a few readers reacted with anger and concern to our story about twelve nurses who were being forced to choose between their jobs and their consciences (www.nationalrighttolifenews.org/news/2011/11/nurses-file-suit-to-stop-requirement-to-participate-in-abortions).   But it wasn’t until I had time today to read the lawsuit, filed by the Alliance Defense Fund on behalf of the …

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Nurses File Suit to Stop Requirement to Participate in Abortions

By Dave Andrusko It might be a pro-life medical professional’s worse nightmare: forced to assist in an abortion, or refuse and face the consequences–losing her job. Such is the scenario laid out by the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) for Lorna Jose Mendoza, a nurse who works at a hospital run by University of Medicine and …

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