Editor’s note. The following winning essays were written for the National Right to Life Pro-Life Essay Contest. At the senior level, grades 10–12, Faith McKeever, grade 12 (Missouri) took first place. Samuel Maranzano, grade 12 (Michigan ) won second, and Anna Dunsmoore, grade 11 ( Massachusetts) won third. At the junior level, grades 7–9, Elizabeth …Continue reading "The National Right to Life Pro-Life Essay Contest Winners"
By Dave Andrusko As I sat down to write this post, my first thought was to contrast how “pro-choicers” and pro-lifers tell their stories. That’s how we communicate—in bits and pieces, shards and fragments—which we bring together into narratives: stories. But on second thought, I would like to focus on how ordinary pro-lifers like you …Continue reading "The deeply human and humane pro-life message"
By Dave Andrusko (This ran a while back but it remains one of my favorites.) Toward the end of the day I try to make posts both shorter and which come to the point quicker. This discussion is taken from “Big pro-life families are shifting the abortion debate,” written by the Boston Globe’s Kevin White. …Continue reading "Yowza: Sociologists discover pro-lifers have more children than pro-choicers!"
By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Editor’s note. This appeared in the June digital edition of National Right to Life News, “the pro-life newspaper of record.” Please share the contents with your pro-life family and friends. “Religious fundamentalists,” warned U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., last month, “are currently trying to manipulate …Continue reading "It’s about justice, not theology: Why the pro-life position can’t be dismissed as religious doctrine"
Editor’s Note: Today is the fifteenth anniversary of the passing of pro-life President Ronald Reagan. The following appeared on page one of the October 11, 1984, edition of National Right to Life News. It was described as “a personal letter to the Pro-Life movement from President Ronald Reagan.” As America looks forward to the second …Continue reading "President Ronald Reagan: The Unborn’s Transcendent Right to Life"
By Lisa Bourne May 28, 2019 – An online news service editor who challenged pro-life supporters earlier this month on Twitter to show how they’ve “personally” helped mothers in need triggered a tsunami of replies that debunk the myth that pro-lifers only care about the unborn. Sarah Tuttle-Singer, blogger and social media editor for The …Continue reading "Editor slammed with thousands of tweets after questioning pro-lifers’ support for moms in need"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I know that the future of the pro-life movement is in good hands because of Katy. Katy, who was our fearless intern at the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation, graduated from Penn State University earlier this month. Her future is bright–and so is her outlook about the pro-life …Continue reading "The Future of the Pro-Life Movement is in Good Hands"
By Dave Andrusko For the last post of the week, I’d like to comment on two abortion-related stories that appeared this week in the pro-abortion-to-the-hilt New York Times but were, by and large, remarkably balanced. This is not to be confused with the usual hyperbole-strewn NYTimes coverage but to acknowledge some darn good work. (Time …Continue reading "Understanding the abortion “language war” and the unyielding perseverance of pro-lifers"
By Mike Schouten, Director, WeNeedaLAW. The following is an adaptation of the speech given at the March for Life in Victoria, British Columbia and Toronto, Ontario, on May 9, 2019. The message of the speech was to maintain pro-life action throughout the year, caring both deeply and loudly. It’s so special to spend a day …Continue reading "May 21 March for Life 2019: Pro-life action that lasts all year"
By Lianne Laurence OTTAWA, May 9, 2019 — Thousands of Canadians are in Ottawa today for the national March for Life marking 50 years of legal abortion in their country. But as well as mourning the four million unborn children killed by abortion in those five decades, pro-life advocates are looking ahead to Canada’s federal …Continue reading "Prolifers unite for Canadian March for Life on 50th anniversary of legalized abortion"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. Yesterday Maria wrote about how the Pennsylvania House Health Committee delivered an early Mother’s Day gift to mothers with children with Down syndrome by voting to advance House Bill 321, the Down Syndrome Protection Act, to the floor. We will update the progress of …Continue reading "The transforming power of the “aha” movement"
By Jacki Ragan, Director, State Organizational Development Department, National Right to Life Every year, Arkansas Right to Life hosts a Chapter Appreciation Luncheon and it is one of my favorite things to attend. I had the honor of attending this event April 27. The chapters arrive and have some time to visit with other chapters, …Continue reading "Grassroots America: You May Never Know the Difference You Are Making"