Reflections 14 years later on the passing of pro-life President Reagan

By Dave Andrusko Fourteen years ago today, Ronald Wilson Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, died in Los Angeles at age 93. He passed away after a long struggle bravely fought with Alzheimer’s disease. Over the years we have posted many stories about all that President Reagan did for the Movement. Just think …

Continue reading "Reflections 14 years later on the passing of pro-life President Reagan"

Reflections on President Reagan on what would have been his 107th birthday

By Dave Andrusko “My administration is dedicated to the preservation of America as a free land, and there is no cause more important for preserving that freedom than affirming the transcendent right to life of all human beings, the right without which no other rights have meaning.” — President Ronald Reagan Today would have been …

Continue reading "Reflections on President Reagan on what would have been his 107th birthday"

President Ronald Reagan: The Unborn’s Transcendent Right to Life

Editor’s Note: Today marks the thirteenth anniversary of the passing of pro-life President Ronald Reagan. The following appeared on page one of the October 11, 1984, edition of National Right to Life News. It was described as “a personal letter to the Pro-Life movement from President Ronald Reagan.” As America looks forward to the second …

Continue reading "President Ronald Reagan: The Unborn’s Transcendent Right to Life"

Reflections on President Reagan on what would have been his 106th birthday

By Dave Andrusko “My administration is dedicated to the preservation of America as a free land, and there is no cause more important for preserving that freedom than affirming the transcendent right to life of all human beings, the right without which no other rights have meaning.” — President Ronald Reagan. Today would have been …

Continue reading "Reflections on President Reagan on what would have been his 106th birthday"

33rd anniversary of “Sanctity of Human Life” Sunday rapidly approaching

“Abortion has denied them the first and most basic of human rights, and we are infinitely poorer for their loss” — Ronald Reagan By Dave Andrusko My great admiration for pro-life President Ronald Reagan’s eloquence and powers of persuasion is no secret to even casual readers of NRL News Today. I have written about those …

Continue reading "33rd anniversary of “Sanctity of Human Life” Sunday rapidly approaching"

President Ronald Reagan: The Unborn’s Transcendent Right to Life

Editor’s Note: Sunday is the twelfth anniversary of the passing of pro-life President Ronald Reagan. The following appeared on page one of the October 11, 1984, edition of National Right to Life News. It was described as “a personal letter to the Pro-Life movement from President Ronald Reagan.” As America looks forward to the second …

Continue reading "President Ronald Reagan: The Unborn’s Transcendent Right to Life"

President Reagan on the unexpected, decisive victory

By Dave Andrusko It’s my custom–often but not always– to check various sites for “what happened this day in history.” Yesterday I was so busy I didn’t take a look. If I had I would have been reminded that 30 years ago–on April 22,1986–pro-life President Ronald Reagan delivered a memorable speech at a think-tank’s anniversary …

Continue reading "President Reagan on the unexpected, decisive victory"

“And after all, why shouldn’t we believe that? We are Americans”: the competing moral visions of Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama

By Dave Andrusko Thanks go out to National Review Online for reminding us that it was eleven years ago today that our great pro-life President Ronald Reagan passed away at his California home at age 93 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. The following ran first in 2013. We re-run the story as a reminder …

Continue reading "“And after all, why shouldn’t we believe that? We are Americans”: the competing moral visions of Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama"

President Reagan and the unexpected, decisive victory

By Dave Andrusko It’s my custom–often but not always– to check various sites for “what happened this day in history.” It was my good fortune to check this morning. On April 22,1986, pro-life President Ronald Reagan delivered a speech at the Heritage Foundation Anniversary Dinner. It is by now a truism to anyone who has …

Continue reading "President Reagan and the unexpected, decisive victory"

Belated Reflections on President Reagan on what would have been his 104th birthday

  By Dave Andrusko “My administration is dedicated to the preservation of America as a free land, and there is no cause more important for preserving that freedom than affirming the transcendent right to life of all human beings, the right without which no other rights have meaning.” — President Ronald Reagan. My apologies. I have …

Continue reading "Belated Reflections on President Reagan on what would have been his 104th birthday"

Ronald Reagan: Abortion a “tragedy of Stunning Proportions”

  By Dave Andrusko On Monday Andrew Bair wrote an outstanding post headlined “Reflections on ‘Sanctity of Human Life Day’ in light of the challenges of 2015.” It combined a thoughtful look back at January 13, 1984, when pro-life President Ronald Reagan “designated Sunday, January 22nd as Sanctity of Human Life Day” with a reminder that …

Continue reading "Ronald Reagan: Abortion a “tragedy of Stunning Proportions”"

Reflections on “Sanctity of Human Life Day” in light of the challenges of 2015

  By Andrew Bair In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated Sunday, January 22nd as Sanctity of Human Life Day. In his proclamation, Reagan called on Americans “to gather on that day in homes and places of worship to give thanks for the gift of life, and to reaffirm our commitment to the dignity of every …

Continue reading "Reflections on “Sanctity of Human Life Day” in light of the challenges of 2015"