12 Reasons Why We Need A Law Ending Painful Late Abortions

Support the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would provide nationwide protection to unborn children capable of feeling pain at 20 weeks and older. #theyfeelpain Editor’s note. My family will be on vacation through the end of this week. I will be posting an occasional new story, but for the most part we will be …

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Planned Parenthood: Committing an Abortion is Like Swimming

  By Sarah Terzo During my research on Planned Parenthood I stumbled across a quote from a Planned Parenthood clinic director that I’d like to share. It is from an old article (Sandra G. Boodman, “The Dearth of Abortion Doctors; Stigma, Low Pay and Lack of Personal Commitment Erode Ranks” The Washington Post, April 20, …

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Pain-Capable Babies Deserve Protection

Editor’s note. While my family and I are on vacation, we are running some of our favorite NRL News Today stories from the last four months, entries from our “Roe at 40″ series, and an occasional update.  The following are excerpts from remarks delivered by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) during floor debate Tuesday on the …

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Poll finds large majority of Texans in favor of law protecting unborn children at 20 weeks

By Dave Andrusko This is the last post of the day, but it is by no means the least important. In fact, it may rank #1. NRL News Today has written about this before, but I’m afraid it may have gotten lost in all the coverage of the situation in Texas. There are multiple provisions …

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40 Years of Roe, 40 Years Too Many

Statement of Raimundo Rojas, Director of Latino Outreach, National Right to Life National Right to Life Convention Dallas, TX Today, the single most dangerous place for a Latina in these United States is still in her mother’s womb. That isn’t hyperbole nor is it an opinion – it is a tragic fact. Latinas constitute approximately …

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Reflections on House Passage of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act , Part One

By Dave Andrusko In addition to the usual factual mistakes, the brunt, it seems, of many news accounts of Tuesday’s House vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 1797) is that (a) the bill is not going anywhere in the Senate, so why bother?; and (b) the bill was brought up merely to …

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Reflections on House Passage of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act , Part Two

By Dave Andrusko If you click on here, you’ll be taken to NRLC’s thorough explanation of what happened Tuesday when the Houses voted 228-196 to pass legislation to provide nationwide protection for unborn children who are capable of feeling pain, beginning at 20 weeks fetal age. There is a wealth of useful information there and …

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Judge Refuses to Enjoin Arizona’s New Abortion law on basis of unborn pain

By Dave Andrusko Within hours of a decision by a federal judge not to temporary enjoin Arizona’s new abortion law, the American Civil Liberties Union vowed to file an emergency appeal to the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The measure, signed into law in April by Gov. Jan Brewer, is scheduled to go into …

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What’s Airing on Pro-Life Perspective Today? “Educating on Unborn Pain, Part 5”

By Dave Andrusko National Right to Life President and Pro-Life Perspective Host Carol Tobias begins the conclusion of this week’s five-part PLP series with a truth and a truism: “39 years ago this month, the Supreme Court handed down two decisions that have changed the very fabric of our society.” On January 6,  as we …

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What is airing ON PRO-LIFE PERSPECTIVE TODAY? “EDUCATING ON UNBORN PAIN, part Three”

By Dave Andrusko As we near the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, this week on Pro-Life Perspective National Right to Life President and PLP Host Carol Tobias devotes all five episodes to one of the most promising legislative initiatives of the past few years: the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Five states have already …

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What’s Airing on Pro-Life Perspective Today? “Educating on Unborn Pain”

By Dave Andrusko This week is a five-part primer on one of the most promising legislative initiatives of the past few years: the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Leading this Monday-Friday cram course is National Right to Life President and Pro-Life Perspective Host Carol Tobias. Five states have already passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection …

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THE 39TH ANNIVERSARY OF ROE V. WADE AND UNBORN PAIN

By Jonathan Rogers, NRLC Field Coordinator In a little over three weeks, Right to Lifers will once again convene around the nation to remember and bear witness to the anniversary of the most lethal Supreme Court decision in history. The annual commemoration of Roe v. Wade provides an opportunity to both acknowledge the tragic fact …

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