By Dave Andrusko With all the attention paid to abortion, it stands to reason there will be a growing number of public opinion polls taken. Yesterday, National Right to Life News Today analyzed a Harvard CAPS/Harris poll which found 70% of the respondents against permitted a mother and the abortionist “to end the life” of …Continue reading "60% say Supreme Court should hear abortion cases"
By Dave Andrusko Let’s say for the sake of argument, when pollsters ask about Roe v. Wade they are serious about finding out what the public is thinking about reversal (which is the question they most often ask). Not that they are, but let’s pretend they are. So CBS News asked two questions about Roe …Continue reading "The latest CBS News poll on Roe reversal as flawed as ever"
By Nancy Valko Most people volunteer for the pro-life movement. I consider myself a draftee. For me, there was no “choice.” I became a conscript because of personal and professional experiences that followed in the wake of the Roe v Wade decision. I was a young intensive care unit nurse when the Roe v. Wade …Continue reading "Roe v. Wade’s Disastrous Impact on Medical Ethics"
By Dave Andrusko One hundred and sixty two years ago today, the Supreme Court handed down its disastrous Dred Scott v. Sanford decision. Like Roe v. Wade, to which pro-lifers routinely compare it, the High Court’s vote was 7-2. Like Roe v. Wade, Dred Scott v. Sanford “solved” nothing because it was incompatible with justice. …Continue reading "Dred Scott and Roe v. Wade: Judicial abominations that “denied the value of certain human lives”"
By Jean Garton Editor’s note. The late Dr. Garton authored one of the enduring classics of pro-life literature: “Who Broke the Baby? What the Abortion Slogans Really Mean. ” For decades she was a frequent contributor to National Right to Life News and National Right to Life News Today. We periodically repost one of her …Continue reading "“Askew, Misaligned, and Twisted to One Side”: Roe’s Devastating Impact on American Culture"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. This appeared in the monthly digital edition of National Right to Life News. We have a new college intern at the National Right to Life affiliate where I work, the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation. Because of her youth, most of her memories are of this …Continue reading "A 21st Century Guide to Roe v. Wade"
By Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann Editor’s note: I was privileged to hear the opening prayer Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas gave at the March for Life. But until I ran across it today on the webpage of the Archdiocese of Kansas’s newspaper, the Leaven, I had not read his homily for the Vigil …Continue reading "‘Ours is a movement . . . about love and mercy’"
By Dave Andrusko The Abortion Industrial Complex has known for years and years that no matter how many misrepresented polls they trot out, support for abortion is discrete, finite, and subject to erosion. As we have documented countless dozens of times, a majority of the American people consistently opposes the reasons 90+% of all abortions …Continue reading "The ripple effects of “rolling back” Roe v. Wade"
Editor’s note. This appears in the current digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please share this story and the entire contents of the 48-page issue with your pro-life family and friends. By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation We all look at life from different perspectives. This is also true when …Continue reading "Roe v. Wade: Through a Daughter’s Eyes"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. We are exactly two weeks out from the 46th anniversary of two infamous January 22, 1973 decisions–Roe v. Wade, with dealt with a Texas law, and Doe v. Bolton, which dealt with a Georgia law. We are re-running posts from past editions of NRL News Today and NRL News along …Continue reading "Roe v. Wade: Lost lives, broken hearts"
By Dave Andrusko I don’t know how I missed it. But thanks to the good work of Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, I am now aware of what Donohue described as a “positively astonishing” eight-part series in the New York Times which is “clearly the most rabid defense of abortion ever published by …Continue reading "On the eve of the 46th anniversary of Roe, the New York Times goes nuclear"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. As we approach the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we are running articles from the past which relate directly [or even indirectly] to the somber realization that over 60 million unborn babies have paid the ultimate price for Justice Blackmun’s jurisprudential flights of imagination. The following ran in 2005, …Continue reading "A fanciful portrayal of Justice Harry Blackmun, author of Roe v. Wade"