By Dave Andrusko Over the past decade the percentage of voters who cast their ballots at a polling place on Election Day has declined steadily even as the number of states offering early voting, no-excuse absentee voting, and vote by mail has increased. Today New Mexico joins eight other states which have already started early …Continue reading "Early voting for 2018 mid-term elections kicks into full swing"
On April 10th of last year, Bryce Fisher (or Fish, as he prefers to be called) turned 18 years old. For his birthday, Fish registered to vote. Sixteen months later, on August 7, 2018, he was able to cast his first votes. On the night before the election, he tweeted: “I am so excited to …Continue reading "The House and Senate are on the line"
By Karen Cross, NRL Political Director In less than two months, crucial off-year elections will take place in which we will fight to maintain pro-life leadership in both the House and Senate. As National Right to Life has for decades, as we approach November 6 we will offer guidance about the many different tasks you …Continue reading "Crucial off-year elections less than two months away: Five simple things you can do"
Recount changes political balance in Va. By Dave Andrusko All my children are adults now, and as a result able to vote. To the best of my knowledge, with very few exceptions, they have participated in every major election since they were each first eligible. We live in Virginia and I encouraged my kids with …Continue reading "A powerful reminder that truly every vote counts"
By Dave Andrusko I am writing this just before noon on Election Day. Here are two last-minute thoughts I’d like to share. I trust you have voted or will before the day is done. First, over the past few election cycles, the IBD/TIPP survey has been the best predictor of the outcome. In its final …Continue reading "Closing thoughts on Elections 2016"
By Dave Andrusko One day out, know this for certain. No one but no one can tell you with anything approaching certainty how the presidential election will turn out. With that uncertainty in mind, before going any further, if you haven’t already voting, be sure you do tomorrow. Never, ever allow media gloom and doom …Continue reading "You can’t know whether pro-life Donald Trump or pro-abortion Hillary Clinton will prevail because…"
By Dave Andrusko It is, almost literally, the eleventh hour. While an unprecedented number of Americans have already cast their ballots for pro-life Donald Trump or pro-abortion Hillary Clinton, many more will make that fateful decision tomorrow. What could be said that hasn’t already been said—and often? Let me offer this which may sound trite …Continue reading "Final thoughts at the eleventh hour"
By John Stonestreet Editor’s note. This appeared at Breakpoint.org. As you consider your presidential, state, and local vote, many issues are important. But a few, like the protection of innocent life, are essential. Tomorrow is Election Day. And here’s some advice from Chuck Colson from a few years ago that applies even during this crazy …Continue reading "Defend Life: ON ELECTION DAY AND EVERY DAY"
By Dave Andrusko In the Andrusko household, voting is not only considered a privilege but we also see it as close to a sacred obligation. Yet unlike some, I don’t make a habit of bashing people for not voting. As an old-fashioned patriotic type, I believe we are obliged to take responsibility for shaping our …Continue reading "Is your vote in accordance with what you say you believe?"
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative/PAC Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Imagine if a week before the start of high school football season, the local sportscasters broadcast, every hour on the hour, which team was going to win every game. They weren’t simply reporting win-loss records of previous seasons–they were saying, uncategorically, which teams would fail and which …Continue reading "Don’t Let the Pundits Scare You Away– Vote on Election Day!"
By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) Election Day is Tuesday, November 8. Pro-life voters should consider the stakes and seek to prioritize issues accordingly. Abortion is not like other political matters. The abortion issue is about whether a whole class of innocent human beings (those who are in the embryonic …Continue reading "What are the stakes on Nov. 8?"
By Jean Garton Columnists and late-night comedians are having a field day with the way political candidates bob and weave on issues. A popular cartoon strip even featured one candidate in the shape of a waffle. Yet many Americans themselves are inconsistent and “waffle” on issues. Some of them, for instance, who hold a pro-life …Continue reading "How can you be pro-life but not vote pro-life?"