By Carol Tobias, President, National Right to Life Editor’s note. This appeared on page 3 of the August edition of National Right to Life News. You can read the issue in its entirety at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsAugust2014.pdf. It’s amazing how fast this summer has gone. As you read this, many schools are already back in session …Continue reading "An Unborn Child is Counting on You"
By Micaiah Bilger, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Lifelines Every baby is a miracle. I’ve heard that saying many, many times, but I understand it a lot better now that I’m working in the pro-life movement. Especially when I read stories about babies like Hannah. While Hannah was still in the womb, doctors diagnosed …Continue reading "A Movement of Hope and Miracles"
By Carol Tobias, President Editor’s note. This President’s column appeared in the July issue of National Right to Life News. You can read the issue in its entirety online at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsJuly2014.pdf I’ve done some media interviews recently that encompassed variations on the question, “The pro-life movement seems to be growing. How do you account …Continue reading "The Right-to-Life Movement: Alive and Well"
By Joleigh Little, Region Coordinator and Teens for Life Director at Wisconsin Right to Life I get so terribly weary of hearing about this manufactured “war on women” that our side of the aisle is allegedly waging. I can speak to this issue as both a woman and a single mom with a daughter, …Continue reading "It Takes a Movement…"
By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa is the survivor of a “failed” saline abortion in 1977. She speaks all over the world, including at the last three National Right to Life Conventions where she will again this June. She is a frequent contributor to NRL News and NRL News Today. Perhaps you may have …Continue reading "The power of sustaining relationships for our Movement"
By John Smeaton, executive director, Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) I joined the pro-life movement 40 years ago this year, giving my first talk on abortion to schoolchildren in south London in 1973. Actually, though, on reflection, I was unaware I had joined a “movement”. I was simply appalled at the injustice of …Continue reading "You don’t have to be in the pro-life movement to be fired up by abortion’s injustice"
By Wesley J. Smith Many bioethicists want to destroy what remains of the sanctity/equality of human life ethic. Two areas of current push in this regard are the drive to permit infanticide and to harvest organs from living cognitively devastated patients.But there’s an impediment: If human beings have equal moral value simply because they are …Continue reading "Right to Life Only For “Thinkers?”"
By Dave Andrusko Ellie Saul is a gifted writer, some of whose postings at bound4life.org she has happily allowed us to reprint. (To cite two examples, http://nrlc.cc/YmXwZa and http://nrlc.cc/WztKEc.) I find her a delight for many reasons but first and foremost because her writings are bathed in a passionate concern for the unborn, the outpouring …Continue reading "If not me, who? If not us, who?"
By Dave Andrusko Granted, I only scratched the surface of the 2,600+ responses to “Why Pro-lifers keep fighting abortion,” but I think I get the drift. Message: “drop dead, prolifers.” Hey, that’s okay. Helen M. Alvaré and Meg T. McDonnell no doubt anticipated a hailstorm of withering blowback to their opinion piece in the Washington …Continue reading "Why, against impressive odds, does our Movement not only survive but thrive?"
By Dave Andrusko Today is my oldest daughter’s birthday. The weather is altogether different than it was in 1983; it is relatively warm outside and the ground is free of snow. Emily is a special education teacher and an extraordinary young woman, as kind and as welcoming as she is loving and generous. My wife …Continue reading "A Birthday Kiss and a Hug"
By Carol Tobias, NRLC President Editor’s note. This first appeared in the Winter 2013 edition of National Right to Life News. If you are not a subscriber, please call us at 202-626-8828. As the right-to-life movement enters the 40th year of legalized abortion on demand in our country, it’s appropriate to look at the current …Continue reading "Endless Love"
By Jonathan Rogers, NRLC Field Coordinator There’s no getting around the fact that the 40th anniversary of “Roe v. Wade” is going to be sobering. The numbers stagger the soul. If it gives you pause and makes you discouraged for a moment, I don’t blame you. But we don’t have the luxury of thinking long …Continue reading "Remember 40 Years of Roe v. Wade by rededicating yourself to the coming year"