By Carol Tobias, President, National Right to Life The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines schizophrenia as a psychotic disorder with serious specific characteristics. Its second definition is “contradictory or antagonistic qualities or attitudes.” Based on this second definition, when it comes to Life, I think it’s safe to say that our country is schizophrenic. After almost 44 …Continue reading "A Schizophrenic Nation"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through September 6. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last five months. This first ran August …Continue reading "Local Indiana pro-lifers commemorate loss of 35,000 unborn babies to now-closed abortion facility"
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 …Continue reading "Right to Life Only For “Thinkers?”"
Editor’s note. The following remarks were delivered at the opening sessions of the 2016 National Right to Life convention by the Honorable Geline Williams, who chaired the NRLC Board of Directors for 35 years. Good morning and welcome! Welcome to the National Right to Life Convention from the Commonwealth of Virginia, home of the Virginia …Continue reading "Welcome to the National Right to Life Convention from the Commonwealth of Virginia"
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I used to vote my pocketbook. Raised in a home in which chronic unemployment was a constant and unwelcomed guest, I longed for an economy which would ensure that my Dad always had a secure job. I certainly was not alone. Polls consistently show that the economy is …Continue reading "An informed mind, an awakened conscience"
By Joleigh Little, Teens for Life Director, Wisconsin Right to Life Editor’s note. Joleigh’s wonderful story appears in the current digital edition of National Right to Life News. Along with all other columns, news stories, and commentaries, her moving account can be read at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsMay2016.pdf. Please forward this story and the link to the entire …Continue reading "These Things We Know"
By Lauren Galvan In high school, I never took the time to think through the issue of abortion properly, letting mantras like “my body, my choice” and “keep the government out of my business” take the place of honest searching for the truth. Yet for all the power my friends and I placed in these …Continue reading "Why I am pro-life"
Editor’s note. This post comes from Right to Life of Michigan, NRLC’s state affiliate. HB 4787 is commonsense legislation which will make it illegal to coerce a woman into an abortion against her will. This is a legislation both pro-lifers and those in favor of legal abortion should favor. If you claim to be “pro-choice,” …Continue reading "Newly-elected State Representative David LaGrand was “emphatically pro-life.” Now he opposes legislation to prevent women from being coerced into abortion"
Pro-lifers understand history. We understand history because we fight for it every day. Every time we save a life, we are potentially creating generations and generations of lives that wouldn’t otherwise exist. The lives we are saving are literally changing the future of the world! We also understand that the fight for the Right to …Continue reading "Another historical step for the unborn"
By Dave Andrusko Let’s examine at how the two sides look at the current state of the abortion battle as revealed in many of the stories and columns and commentary found in this the January digital edition of National Right to Life News, the “pro-life newspaper of record.” On one side are pro-abortionists so shaky …Continue reading "Why our Movement is so upbeat as we enter 2016"
WASHINGTON – As right-to-life activists gathered across the country to observe the 43rd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s twin decisions in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton legalizing abortion in America, the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, noted the …Continue reading "As Nation Observes Roe Anniversary, Right-to-Life Movement Sees Gains Possible in 2016"
By Carol Tobias, President Editor’s note. This president’s column appeared in the May online edition of National Right to Life News. You can read this page three story and all other stories at nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsMay2015.pdf. I have had the pleasure, and the honor, of speaking in several states this spring. I love having the chance to …Continue reading "The Right-to-Life Movement WILL Win and here is why"