By John Moor Editor’s note. This appeared in the Indianapolis Star. [Indianapolis] Mayor Joe Hogsett has been running TV ads that insinuate that being pro-life is a bad thing and therefore, the public should not vote for someone who is pro-life (“No Thanks” | Hogsett for Indianapolis – YouTube). The pro-abortion position centers around a …Continue reading "Don’t babies inside the womb deserve the same protection as babies outside the womb?"
By Dave Andrusko “Trying to plan for the future without knowing the past is like trying to plant cut flowers.” — Historian Daniel Boorstin “A nineteenth-century German historian wrote that every moment of history is equally present to God. Every moment is also equally present to great evil. But there are moments in which great evil bestirs …Continue reading "Establishing a buffer zone around unborn children not only for the child’s safety, but for all of our sakes"
By Jonathon Van Maren If the pre-born are not human, pro-life apologist Scott Klusendorf is fond of saying, then no defence of abortion is necessary. But if they are human, no defence of abortion is adequate. The entire abortion debate hinges on whether or not the person being aborted is, in fact, a person. Human beings have …Continue reading "Some thoughts on why abortion activists so hate photos of pre-born babies"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The reality of the hidden life of the unborn child can pop up in the least likely of places. I happened to be watching a “reality show” known for its contentious female friendships when I was surprised to see one of the leading ladies show up …Continue reading "The ultimate reality show? An unborn child’s life is as dramatic as any series you will watch on cable television."
By Dave Andrusko Looking at Beau, her 14-month-old daughter, Demi Goodman’s “chest swells with pride.” Beau is ”an amazing little girl,” Demi, 21, a stay-at-home mother from Birmingham, England told Elizabeth Archer of the Daily Express. “I always knew she would be a fighter.” As is her mom. Demi, who “was all over the moon” …Continue reading "Mom “listened to my instincts,” ignores advice to abort baby with half a heart. Little girl now doing just fine"
By Bryce Fisher Recently the Council of Churches, a group representing multiple Protestant faiths, released a statement claiming that being pro-choice was the most Christian thing a person could be. They argue that abortion is a moral necessity for women who are often exploited and victimized, especially through rape. This statement was and is highly …Continue reading "Of course God loves women, but He loves their unborn children as well"
By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Why should we care about the fate of unborn children who are at risk of death through abortion? Why do they matter? Many people don’t care. After all, unborn children are small and largely hidden from view. They look (at their earliest stages) different from …Continue reading "By putting ourselves in someone else’s shoes, the Golden Rule reorients our moral thinking"
Editor’s note. This appeared on page four of the April edition of National Right to Life News. Please share this 42-page issue with your friends and family using social media. Dear National Right to Life Friend, I hope you read the amusing and heart-warming story of little Michael Steppling posted in National Right to Life …Continue reading "The same child in and out of the womb"
By Dave Andrusko This post is not intended to take potshots at “Stephen Reinhardt, the famously liberal judge who died last month after 37 years on the federal appellate bench,” as former New York Times Supreme Court reporter Linda Greenhouse began her tribute to her fellow liberal today in “Dissenting against the Supreme Court’s Rightward …Continue reading "Protecting unborn children by recovering the past and introducing it to the present"
Editor’s note. This appeared on the blog of the Canadian pro-life organization “WeNeedaLaw” and is reposted with permission. A brief National Post article last month shows again the strange legal gap in Canada that happens when we do not recognise the humanity of life in the womb. A Montreal man has been charged with the …Continue reading "Debate over status of born child highlights need for protection of unborn children"
By Ingrid Duran, Director, NRLC Department of State Legislation It’s no secret that the 2017 state legislative session was wildly successful in passing protective pro-life laws. If you had any doubts, read any pro-abortion blog. What follows is an overview; much more could be written. (At the federal level, see Jennifer Popik’s, “2018: A look …Continue reading "NRLC 2018’s Promise to Unborn Children"
By Dave Andrusko Anyone who reads NRL News Today on an even semi-regular basis 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 …Continue reading "The beauty of unborn children and the excellence of faithful parents"