By Dave Andrusko Anyone who reads NRL News Today knows what an admirer I am of Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., the Archbishop of Philadelphia. What is his greatest strength? The clarity of his insights? The exquisite skill with which he communicates to a lay audience? His fusion of passionate denunciation of evil with a …Continue reading "“The truth may not make us comfortable, but it does make us free”: Archbishop Charles Chaput"
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I recently heard a panelist on a news program say there was a need to be “pro-truth.” I immediately thought of the pro-life movement, and how it has also served as a pro-truth movement for decades. We are pro-truth because we recognize the scientific fact that life …Continue reading "The Pro-Life, Pro-Truth Movement"
By Dave Andrusko Ellie Saul is a gifted writer, some of whose postings at bound4life.org she has happily allowed us to reprint. I find her a delight for many reasons but first and foremost because her writings are bathed in a passionate concern for the unborn, the outpouring of a gentle spirit. If you’ve been …Continue reading "Who, if not you and me?"
By Kirk Walden It’s a quote I’ve heard often, and remember: “If you always tell the truth, you never have to remember what you’ve said.” That’s so true, isn’t it? Those who tell fanciful stories, or who try to weasel out of difficult situations with dishonesty take on a lot of stress because they must …Continue reading "The Truth Is Stress-Free"
By Béatrice Fedor A tip for those who want to make abortion rare: Tell women the truth. Tell them the truth about human development, tell them the truth about the violence of abortion procedures; tell them the truth about potential risks for their reproductive health; tell them the truth about long term psychological consequences. …Continue reading "One simple trick to make abortion rare… tell women the truth!"
By Ryan Scott Bomberger Editor’s note. This appeared Wednesday at The Radiance Foundation. College campuses tend to reflect foreign nations with limited speech rights instead of the land of the free and home of the brave. The exchange of ideas has so many caveats and unspoken disclaimers that it’s easy to forget in a University …Continue reading "Harvard, heritage, and “prochoice” hostility"
By Jean Garton Editor’s note. This appears in the newest digital edition of National Right to Life News. You can read the entire issue at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsDec2015.pdf. Christmas is in the air … and in shop windows … and in hotel lobbies. Wreathes decorate doors, Santa posters are everywhere, life size wooden reindeer grace front yards …Continue reading "Truth is always greater than the illusion of truth"
Editor’s note. This editorial appears on page 2 of the March digital issue of National Right to Life News, the “pro-life newspaper of record.” You can read the entire 39-page issue at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsMarch2015.pdf. Please be sure to pass along stories to your pro-life family and friends. To be honest I’m not sure I ever thought …Continue reading "Truth matters"
By Sheila Liaugminas Some big questions have demonstrably true answers. But when they don’t fit powerful narratives, some powerful people are making the questions irrelevant. Or coming up with pragmatic answers, you know, whatever works at the moment to dodge the truth. As the Planned Parenthood president just did this week, saying that when …Continue reading "Truth matters, in politics, culture, personal beliefs"
By Dave Andrusko Ellie Saul is a gifted writer, some of whose postings at bound4life.org she has happily allowed us to reprint. (To cite two examples, nrlc.cc/YmXwZa and nrlc.cc/WztKEc.) I find her a delight for many reasons but first and foremost because her writings are bathed in a passionate concern for the unborn, the …Continue reading "If not me, who? If not us, who?"
By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa is the survivor of a “failed” saline abortion in 1977. She speaks all over the world including at the last three National Right to Life Conventions. She writes frequently for NRL News Today. Truth. Legislation. Love. When I’m asked about the most important tools that we can utilize in …Continue reading "And the greatest of these is love"