AUTONOMOUS LIFE IN THE WOMB Can we finally give the myth that an unborn baby is “just a clump of cells” a decent burial? By John Stonestreet Eric Metaxas told you about a manipulative article from The Atlantic that heaps scorn on the pro-life movement’s use of ultrasound technology to show pregnant women and others …Continue reading "When a Clump Is not a Clump"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last ten months. Editor’s note. If you …Continue reading "The enormous impact of a baby’s “first kick”"
By Katie Yoder As the majority of Hollywood races to defend America’s largest abortion provider, one big name couple is standing out by celebrating their unborn baby. On Thursday, Hollywood couple Ian Somerhalder (Vampire Diaries) and Nikki Reed (Twilight) announced they are expecting their first baby together. Both actors posted matching pictures – of Somerhalder …Continue reading "Celeb Couple to Unborn Baby: ‘Is It Possible to Love So Much Already?’"
By Katie Yoder Although many in the media praise abortion, some Hollywood and sports stars are starting a new pro-life trend: celebrating their unborn babies on social media. Serena Williams is the latest to join the team. On Monday, world-famous tennis player posted an Instagram picture of herself lounging at the beach. In the caption, the …Continue reading "Serena Williams Writes to Her Unborn Baby: ‘I Can’t Wait to Meet You’"
Canadian law ignores her pre-born child Editor’s note. This comes from our Canadian friends, weneedalaw.ca. Arianna Goberdhan, nine months pregnant, was murdered on Friday, April 7th, 2017. Durham police found her badly beaten body in her home in Ontario. Her baby did not survive. “Tragically, two horrific deaths will result in only a single charge …Continue reading "Nine-month pregnant woman murdered, her baby does not survive"
By Dave Andrusko You’d have to be an especially careful reader (and prodigious consumer of) NRL News Today stories to have noticed that many-to-most of the truly inspiring accounts of babies who survived even though physicians had advised their parents to abort appear in the British publication, the Daily Mail. Another such powerful story appeared …Continue reading "‘I’m living proof that where there is life, there is hope. Always.’"
By Dave Andrusko Before you even finish the first paragraph of this story, click on the link below or go directly to youtube.com/watch?v=OPT9ntaD-50. Words like “astonishing” and “breathtaking” instantly come to mind. Using (here’s one of those words again) a revolutionary MRI technique, a London-based team of medics is allowing parents to see their unborn …Continue reading "Amazing new MRI technology allows parents to see active unborn babies in exquisite detail"
By Dave Andrusko Bless her heart, what a wonderful post by Bethany Mandel today at The Federalist. Her headline is nothing short of perfect: “A Simple Pregnancy App Demonstrates the Humanity of Abortable Human Babies: Sorry, abortion advocates. An unborn baby that can grasp, suck its thumb, hiccup, smile, and frown is more than a …Continue reading "Pregnancy Apps are powerful tools in the fight to protect unborn babies"
Scientists think there’s an evolutionary mechanism whereby the baby assists in protecting the mother’s heart during and after pregnancy. Editor’s note. This comes from our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. This popular meme suggests that an unborn baby can send its own stem cells to its mother to repair damaged …Continue reading "Can an unborn baby really send stem cells to repair its mother’s organs?"
By Justin Ashford CBS’s Big Bang Theory has kept the pro-life message going with the storyline of Bernadette’s pregnancy this season. This time, they focus on the baby’s development including how it already “hears voices.” On Thursday’s episode “The Brain Bowl Incubation,” Sheldon (Jim Parsons) and Amy (Mayim Bialik) decide to combine their skin cells …Continue reading "Unborn Baby Proven to Be More Than a Clump of Cells on ‘Big Bang Theory’"
By Dave Andrusko Imagine, if you can, what was going through Margaret Boemer’s mind. The Lewisville, Texas mom had already lost one of her unborn twins before the second trimester when doctors recommended she abort the second twin. Why? Because the baby girl, who was by then 16-weeks old, had a tumor on her spine, …Continue reading "Baby LynLee Hope, born twice, survives risky in utero surgery and is now thriving"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. The editorial appears on page 2 of the September digital edition of NRL News. (www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsSept2016.pdf) Please share as many stories as you can, using your social media contacts. As long as I have been involved (since the 1970s!), I never, ever cease to be amazed by how many ways there …Continue reading "The lessons of an almost-lost unborn baby"