Editor’s note. Right to Life of Michigan, NRLC’s staff affiliate, is running a monthly series throughout 2017 looking back at historically significant profile moments in their state’s history. This is the fourth entry. There’s only so many times you can say “no.” That’s a lesson former Michigan Governor Jim Blanchard had to learn the hard …Continue reading "Right to Life of Michigan: A look back at 50 years–1988"
By Right to Life of Michigan In recent months Facebook has declared a crackdown on what it deems “fake news.” Right to Life of Michigan may be the latest legitimate organization swept up in this crackdown. On April 18, Right to Life of Michigan staff discovered that our advertising account had been shut down without …Continue reading "Facebook shut down RTL of Michigan’s ad account, claiming prolife news is “fake news”"
August 4, 2016 – The Right to Life of Michigan Political Action Committee (RLM-PAC) has endorsed Donald Trump for president of the United States and his running mate Mike Pence for vice president. Donald Trump has promised support for important prolife positions, especially judges that believe in the rule of law. Indiana Governor Mike Pence …Continue reading "Right to Life of Michigan PAC Endorses Donald Trump for President"
By Dave Andrusko No better way to grasp the contours of the state legislative landscape than to ponder the respective perspectives of the Guttmacher Institute, formerly Planned Parenthood’s in-house think tank, and a respected NRLC state affiliate. Rachel Benson Gold and Elizabeth Nash are familiar Guttmacher figures. In their analysis published Wednesday, we learn that …Continue reading "Contrasting Pro-life and Pro-abortion views on state legislation"
By Dave Andrusko At the eleventh hour on the last day of the legislative session, the Michigan House of Representatives voted 72-35 to concur with changes made in the Michigan Senate on Wednesday. The measure, H.B. 5711, now goes to Gov. Rick Snyder for his expected signature. H.B. 5711 is a combination of five previously …Continue reading "Omnibus pro-life bill passed by legislature, on to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder"
By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers in Michigan took another important step forward Thursday when the Senate Judiciary Committee voted in favor of a package of measures intended to regulate the unchecked abortion industry in Michigan and protect women. After passionate testimony pro and con, the vote was 3 to 1. HB 5711 is a combination of …Continue reading "Michigan’s Senate Judiciary Committee votes in favor of package of pro-life bills"
By Dave Andrusko Step by step pro-lifers in Michigan are making headway in making it a crime to force a woman into having an abortion, either through assaults or threats to her person or employment. Wisconsin has already passed its own version–SB 306–the Coercive and Web Cam Abortion Prevention Act. The Coercive Abortion Prevention Act …Continue reading "Michigan Coming Closer to Passing Law to make it a crime to coerce women into having an abortion"
By Dave Andrusko As we end this week, I’d like to say “thanks” to those who wrote back about “Refusing to listen to the voice of discouragement,” a short but powerful story about a short and very powerful pro-life video titled “Accusations” (www.nationalrighttolifenews.org/news/2012/01/refusing-to-listen-to-the-voice-of-discouragement ). The tagline on that 30-second YouTube video is “Empowering Women from …Continue reading "Talking about Life"
By Dave Andrusko The tagline on the 30-second YouTube video is “Empowering Women from the Start.” Which is to say that this educational ad produced by RTL of Michigan has an uplifting and inspiring message for women facing a crisis pregnancy: no matter what obstacles there are in your path, life is the best option.Continue reading "Refusing to Listen to the Voice of Discouragement"
Mallory Tanis of Sanilac County Right to Life won first place in the 22nd Annual Right to Life of Michigan Educational Fund High School Oratory Contest. Sixteen high school students from across Michigan spoke at the competition on Saturday, May 14 in Lansing at Life Christian Church. Winners of local Right to Life of Michigan …Continue reading "Right to Life of Michigan Names Winners of Statewide Oratory Contest"