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"
By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life 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 …Continue reading "How the Golden Rule helps us recognize the dignity of unborn children"
By Paul Stark During the 19th century, scientists and physicians came to understand that the life of a human being (an individual member of the species Homo sapiens) begins at conception. The old idea that “quickening” was relevant to the nature of unborn children had been shown to be biologically mistaken. “The true scientific position,” …Continue reading "Restoring our lost common sense about the killing of human beings"
Duty to Protect Unborn Children and Moms from the Violence of Abortion By Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) Editor’s note. The 44th anniversary of Roe v. Wade is this Sunday. The March for Life will take place the following Friday, January 27. Rep. Smith is co-chair of the House Pro-Life Caucus. Protecting unborn children and their …Continue reading "Most Important Human Rights Cause on Earth"
By Dave Andrusko “At the moment, incrementalist bills are the real risk Roe faces.” — Molly Redden, Washington Post “There is nothing automatic about Supreme Court reversals, which are not common. But Trump stands a solid chance of pushing through a conservative agenda at the most powerful court in the land, with one seat on the …Continue reading "The Dawn of Pro-Life Ascendency?"