By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. While my family and I are on vacation, we are running some of our favorite NRL News Today stories from the last four months, entries from our “Roe at 40″ series, and an occasional update. It is Friday afternoon, June 20th, the end of what was for pro-lifers a hugely important …Continue reading "“This is not who we are”"
By Kurt Kondrich Recently my beautiful daughter Chloe and her remarkable friend Alex who were born with a diagnosis of Down syndrome went to the US Capitol in Washington DC to meet with and thank two congressmen who are true pro-life champions. Chloe and Alex went to the offices of Congressman Christopher Smith (R-NJ) and …Continue reading "Thanking Two Pro-Life Champions"
By Dave Andrusko Turning away three weakening amendments by pro-abortion Democrats, the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 1797– the “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act”–by a vote of 20-12. Action by the full House is likely the week of June 17. The bill would provide nationwide protection for unborn children …Continue reading "U.S. HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE APPROVES NATIONWIDE PROTECTION FOR PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILDREN, 20 TO 12"
By Dave Andrusko One important step at time. As you read in the very thorough and helpful story from National Right to Life, on Tuesday the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice approved nationwide protection for unborn children who are capable of feeling pain, beginning at 20 weeks fetal age. The measure, …Continue reading "An Important first step: House Judiciary Subcommittee approves nationwide protection for pain- capable unborn children"
By Dave Andrusko While there was very insufficient media attention paid to the murder trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell, it is also nonetheless true that because of what was learned about his “House of Horrors” the subject of late abortions is more visible than at any time since the struggle to pass the ban on …Continue reading "Rep. Franks: “Protecting pain-capable unborn babies is not a Republican issue or a Democratic issue. It is rather a test of our basic humanity”"
WASHINGTON (May 17, 2013) — The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of state right-to-life organizations, today pledged its full support for an announcement by Congressman Trent Franks (R-Az.) that he will advance legislation to provide protection nationwide for unborn children who have the capacity to experience pain while being aborted, a capacity …Continue reading "National Right to Life Applauds Rep. Franks’ Plan to Pursue National Protection for Pain-Capable Unborn Children"
Editor’s note. You can watch Rep. Franks (R-Az.) deliver this remarkable speech by going to www.facebook.com/nationalrighttolife. Mr. Speaker, I know that another legislative day has come to an end and that sunset approaches fast in Washington. And I stand before this House with what I call a Sunset Memorial. Because, you see, before the sun …Continue reading "Congressman Trent Franks delivers a beautiful speech in memory of all those lost to abortion since 1973"
WASHINGTON (July 13, 2012) — The U.S. House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on Wednesday, July 18, on an NRLC-backed bill that would protect unborn children in the federal District after they have reached 20 weeks fetal age, based on their capacity to experience pain. The bill, the District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child …Continue reading "U.S. HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE TO VOTE JULY 18 ON BILL TO CURB D.C. POLICY OF LEGAL ABORTION, FOR ANY REASON, UNTIL BIRTH"
Rep. Trent Franks will be addressing the Friday morning Political Session which starts at 9:30 am. Rep. Trent Franks is a conservative Reagan Republican, and he has spent most of his life working on children’s issues and trying to build a better future for all children. Congressman Franks is …Continue reading "Today’s NRLC 2012 featured speaker: Rep. Trent Franks"
By Dave Andrusko On Monday, Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ), with strong support from the National Right to Life Committee, introduced the District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 3803). As the Washington Post wrote this morning, “The bill is based on model legislation drafted and promoted by the National Right to Life Committee, …Continue reading "Rep. Franks introduces District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, Based on Model Drafted and Promoted by NRLC"