By Kirk Walden While sitting in a hotel room Sunday evening, I romped through my Twitter feed, looking for thoughts and impressions on the NCAA basketball tournament. What kept popping up, however, were national figures tweeting about how they would follow @UnplannedMovie, only to go back to the site’s Twitter feed and find that somehow, …Continue reading "“Unplanned,” the Road to Damascus, and the Power of a Story"
By Luke Faulkner On Monday evening, Lila Rose sat down with Tucker Carlson to discuss Twitter’s attempt to suppress her and Live Action’s life-affirming tweets. Suppression of the pro-life message, Rose contends, prevents the American people from hearing the truth about abortions and Planned Parenthood’s lack of real health care for women. Rose appeared on …Continue reading "Lila Rose on Tucker Carlson: Twitter actively suppresses pro-life messages"
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation To tweet or not to tweet? That seems as if it is one of the pressing questions of the 21st century. For those of you who are not familiar with it, a tweet is a communication of 140 characters or fewer on Twitter, the social media platform …Continue reading "Pope’s sermons-in-a-tweet are making a difference around the globe"
By Andrew Bair, Field Coordinator, National Right to Life Committee I’m sure you’re as outraged as I am about what happened in West Virginia. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act passed the Democrat-controlled legislature by historic bipartisan margins. Yet, Gov. Tomblin, who professes to be pro-life, vetoed the bill when it reached his desk. …Continue reading "Pro-Life Advocates to Use Twitter on April 9th to Be a Voice for the Voiceless"
By Dave Andrusko Even though I’ve never doubted its capacity to greatly expand the reach of National Right to Life News Today, I am still amazed by the awesome power of Twitter. Sometimes a prominent columnist or blogger will add a link to their own Twitter account. Sometimes another pro-life site will do likewise–something that …Continue reading "The Awesome power of Twitter and other social media to knit pro-lifers together"
By Dave Andrusko One of the wonderful qualities of the Internet is that stories that appear one day are all but immune to age. They circulate and circulate and circulate. I wrote a story last month titled to “Pay it Forward” calling for help. People continue to respond For those who may have missed this …Continue reading "Responses to “Pay it Forward” Continue to pour in"
By Dave Andrusko Thanks to everyone who responded with such enthusiasm to “Pay it Forward” For those who may have missed this story which ran yesterday, it was an encouragement to more fully utilize social media in the defense of unborn children with a link to another story that explained how to exploit the potential …Continue reading "Great Response to “Pay it Forward”"
By Dave Andrusko Over the course of nine days we’ve discussed what happened November 6 and why. Among the promises National Right to Life made (to quote our President, Carol Tobias) was that “NRLC will be seeking to expand our programs, but I assure you, we will also continue to work on the basics.” We …Continue reading "Pay it Forward"
By Dave Andrusko With just six days to go until election day 2012, it is more important than ever that you are sharing stories from National Right to Life News using your social network outlets, such as Twitter and Facebook. The impact could be more than you could possibly imagine. If, like me, you are …Continue reading "The time is NOW to use your social networks to pass along National Right to Life News Today election-related stories"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Millions of voters across the United States are planning to vote in the next thirteen days. In the thirty-three states with early voting, in some cases nearly 75 percent of voters will vote ahead of the November 6 general election. That means the time to act …Continue reading "Tools for Pro-Life Voters: Look (and share)"
By Dave Andrusko I never fail to be surprised by the awesome power of Twitter. And, if I ever doubted its capacity to geometrically expand the reach of National Right to Life News Today, those doubts were erased today. As you recall, last week I asked you to pitch in so that NRL News Today …Continue reading "The Awesome power of Twitter to knit pro-lifers together"
By Jonathan Rogers. National Right to Life Field Coordinator The rise and impact of social media over the last several years has been incredible. Social media has opened up almost instantaneous communication and media-sharing between individuals on an unprecedented scale. Of the main social media platforms, Facebook clearly sits atop the mountain for the average …Continue reading "Tailoring Social Media to Pro-Life Outreach to Maximize Your Effectiveness and Outreach"