Rhode Island Right to Life Action Alert: Your pro-life presence is urgently needed next Wednesday at the State House

We anticipate that hearings will be held before the House Judiciary Committee in Room 101 of the Rhode Island State House as early as next Wednesday afternoon, March 29. The agenda will include a number of abortion-related bills (we will send a comprehensive list when the agenda is posted) including the EXTREME abortion bill about …

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Rhode Island Right to Life Hosts Fourth Annual Pro-Life Oratory Competition

By Nichole L. Nelson Rhode Island Right to Life held its fourth annual pro-life oratory contest for high school students on Saturday, April 21, at St. Patrick’s School in Providence. The contest is named in honor of pro-life pioneer Dr. Mildred Jefferson and is part of RIRTL’s education program. RIRTL holds the contest to develop …

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Shame, shame, shame

By Becky Miller Shame, shame, shame. That word comes up over and over again in coverage of Rhode Island’s Ultrasound Informed Consent Bill (2012–H7205). Opponents of the legislation claim it seeks to “shame” women who are pursuing abortions. As a woman and an obstetrical patient, I say, shame on YOU who would censor a woman’s …

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Action Alert

The Rhode Island General Assembly reconvenes next week. We expect bills to be filed early. Your state legislators need to hear your pro-life voice now. Even as we celebrate Christmas, the Gospel disturbingly speaks of the slaughter of innocent babies (Cf. Mt. 2:16). Governor Lincoln Chafee insists that health care reform must include government subsidies …

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Rhode Island RTL Holds Third Annual Pro-Life Oratory Contest

By Nichole L. Nelson Saturday, May 7, in Providence, Rhode Island saw clouds, rain and even hail – but the sun was shining again before sunset. Everyone gathered inside the new CareNet-RI building for the Rhode Island Right to Life Dr. Mildred Jefferson Memorial High School Pro-Life Oratory Contest seemed enthusiastic that although the overall …

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