Editor’s note. We are rapidly approaching the January 22 deadline to submit essays for the 2014 National Right to Life Pro-Life Essay Contest. The following essays were the first-place winners in the 2011 National Right to Life Pro-Life Essay Contest. Mariah Chiara Naegele won first place at the senior level—grades 10-12—and Teresa Rose Sicree …Continue reading "The First Place Winners in the National Right to Life Pro-Life Essay Contest"
The future of the pro-life movement rest on the shoulders of our youth. The National Right to Life Academy is an outreach of the Educational Trust Fund that empowers today’s college student leaders with tools to carry the fight for life into the future. The National Right to Life Academy is a unique, five-week …Continue reading "A five-week summer training course for pro-life college students"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. We’re including this story from the November 2002 issue of NRL News in our year-long “Roe at 40” series because the success of a campus pro-life group is always important news and because it signaled what because an ongoing resurgence of pro-life groups on campuses. Bowing to a wave …Continue reading "Reversal Follows Intense Criticism — Law School Student Government Agrees to Recognize Law Students Pro-Life"
By Megan McCrum, National Right to Life Committee Academy Program Director That’s a wrap! Another class of passionate, talented and smart Academy graduates are on their way back to their campus pro-life groups and local right to life organizations to continue their work to build a pro-life future – now reinforced by the uniquely comprehensive …Continue reading "Save the Dates: Academy 2014"
By Laura Campos Editor’s note. Laura Campos is a college student who recently graduated from the National Right to Life Academy, a five week intensive course on the life issues for college student leaders. She wrote the following about her experience in the Academy. I will readily admit that the one thing of which I …Continue reading "Practicum"
By Megan McCrum, Camp Joshua VA Coordinator Pro-life summer camp really is the best thing ever. Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) just wrapped up its second Camp Joshua program, a weekend summer camp to build up pro-life leaders among high school students. The weekend’s agenda was full of informative talks like “Abortion 101” and …Continue reading "Glowing in the Dark: Camp Joshua Virginia"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director On July 17, Derrick Jones, National Right to Life Communications Director, and Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director, spoke to members of the Tocqueville Fellowship. The Tocqueville Fellowship, in its tenth year, trains France’s future scholars and leaders by taking them to the United …Continue reading "Future French Leaders Learn from National Right to Life"
By Megan McCrum, Director, National Right to Life Academy We are in full swing of our five-week-long National Right to Life Academy program for college students. The course is undeniably top caliber in its academic rigor. The students are challenged to study elements of philosophy, ethics, and history on top of pro-life policy issues and …Continue reading "Reflections from a National Right to Life Academy Student"
By Dave Andrusko For now it’s a one-thumb up verdict. Late on Tuesday, The Student Government Association’s Judiciary Committee at Johns Hopkins University unanimously reversed an earlier decision and as a result the pro-life group “Voice for Life” becomes an immediately recognized student club. However “This ruling is not a judgment of the group’s eligibility …Continue reading "Pro-life group at Johns Hopkins wins recognition as official student club, earlier decision reversed"
By Wesley J. Smith I always enjoy being invited to secular and liberal college and university campuses–most often by pro life student groups–to speak at open meetings to which all are invited I am always deeply impressed by the courage, fortitude, imagination, and good spirits of these young people–who usually face disdain, even open scorn, …Continue reading "The Courage of Pro Life Student Groups"
By Derrick Jones Editor’s note. This is our latest installment at the year-long “Roe at 40” series which reprints some of the very best stories that have appeared in National Right to Life News since its beginning in 1973. Mr. Jones, who has worn many hats at NRLC and is now Communications Director, was a …Continue reading "Reflections of a College Kid"
By Megan McCrum 40 years of Roe v. Wade does not only mean more than 55 million lives lost to the tragedy of abortion, but also 40 years of abortion survivors. Sheer logic should make it more likely for those born into a world of legal abortion to question it. Not to mention that the …Continue reading "Building a Bridge to a Pro-Life Future"