Wednesday, April 17, 2013

National Right to Life News Today 4/17/2013

Topics for April 17, 2013


Polling Shows Support for National Right to Life Legislative Proposals

By David N. O’Steen, Ph.D., NRLC Executive Director Recent polling by the Polling Company has shown strong support for two legislative proposals strongly backed by the National Right Life Committee. 

Jury hears testimony from relatives of woman who died at Gosnell’s abortion clinic, told of disgusting conditions

Yashoda Gurung, the daughter of Karnamaya Mongar,  who died during an abortion, shown  with Mongar’s brother and Gurung’s uncle, who drove both to Philadelphia from Virginia for the abortion at Kermit Gosnell’s clinic at 3801 Lancaster Ave. 
(DAVID SWANSON / Staff Photographer )
By Dave Andrusko “On Monday, a cadre of national reporters trooped into Judge Jeffrey Minehart’s courtroom. Then the bombs exploded in Boston. By Tuesday, the out-of-town reporters were almost all gone, the story a one-day wonder.” 

Cuts hit cancer patients—foreshadowing broader limits under federal health care law

Jennifer Popik, JD
By Jennifer Popik, JD Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Starting this month, cancer clinics across the country have begun turning away thousands of Medicare patients, citing the Federal sequester budget cuts. 

Behind the Abortion Industry Push for Chemical Abortions: Reason #5 of 5

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL-ETF Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. Last Wednesday Dr. O’Bannon provided NRL News Today readers with a succinct explanation of the “5 Reasons behind the Abortion Industry Push for Chemical Abortions.” 

Help Autos for Life, Help NRLC’s Critically Important Educational Outreach

By David N. O’Steen, Jr. 2013 year marks the 40th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision which has claimed over 55,000,000 lives.  Because of you many, many lives are being saved as the annual number of abortions continues

Is Whole Woman’s Health performing abortions illegally?

MCCL Executive Director Scott Fischbach
MCCL calls on Attorney General, Health Commissioner to act MINNEAPOLIS—Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) today called upon Attorney General Lori Swanson and state Health Commissioner Edward Ehlinger, M.D., to enforce the Woman’s Right to Know law in our state.

Gosnell Grand Jury Excerpts: “Whatever its motivation, the Department of Health’s deliberate policy decision not to conduct regular inspections of abortion clinics did not serve the women of this Commonwealth. Nor did it protect late-term fetuses or viable babies born alive.”

By Dave Andrusko As the fifth week of the murder trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell reaches its midway point, we dig deeper into Section VI of the Grand Jury report which asks

A “gaffe” or an insight into how pro-abortionists really think?

Abortionist Kermit Gosnell and his Women's Medical Society abortion clinic
By Andrew Bair On Monday, the Pennsylvania House Health Committee voted to advance House Bill 818, a bill to prevent elective abortion coverage in insurance policies sold through an insurance exchange established under the Obama healthcare law

“Every child a wanted child” and other social arguments

Mary Spaudling Balch, JD, director, NRLC Department of State Legislation
By Mary Spaulding Balch and Olivia Gans Turner Editor’s note.  This was the fourth in a series of columns devoted to showing pro-lifers how to counter the most common arguments made on behalf of abortion

Seeing “us” again on a flight to Texas

Melissa Ohden, who will speak at the 2013 NRLC Convention, is an abortion survivor
By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa, the survivor of a “failed” saline abortion in 1977, speaks all over the world including at the last two National Right to Life Conventions.  

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