Wednesday, May 15, 2013

National Right to Life News Today 5/15/2013

Topics for May 15, 2013
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Abortionist Kermit Gosnell: a peek into the post-Roe world

Jack McMahon, Kermit Gosnell's defense attorney
By Dave Andrusko A tip of the hat to for alerting readers to the full import of the statement released by NARAL Pro-Choice America when Kermit Gosnell was convicted of three counts of first-degree murder 

Lives were lost at 3801 Lancaster Street: women’s and children’s, both born and unborn

By Luis Zaffirini Once the verdict was in for Kermit Gosnell, Eric Ferrero, Planned Parenthood Federation of America Vice President for Communications, made the following statement: “The jury has punished Kermit Gosnell for his appalling crimes.

Gosnell agrees to life in prison after jury convicts him of three counts of first-degree murder

Abortionist Kermit Gosnell
By Dave Andrusko You didn’t have to be very perceptive in listening to Jack McMahon on Monday to realize that his client, abortionist Kermit Gosnell, was very likely to cut a deal to avoid the death penalty.

Gosnell Verdict Forces Us to Ask: Is This What Roe Really Means? - Daralene Jones
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It is hard to put into words my initial reaction upon reading in the Philadelphia press about the sordid tale of Kermit Gosnell.

Planned Parenthood and Late Abortions

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL-ETF Director of Education & Research When the news media decided that Kermit Gosnell’s atrocities were newsworthy, Planned Parenthood, along with many others in the abortion industry, commented.

No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act Introduced in House, Senate

Pro-Life Congressman Chris Smith
WASHINGTON, DC – Today U.S. Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.), co-chairs of the Bipartisan Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, and U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS), announced the introduction of the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. 

National Right to Life Condemns Reported Creation of Human Embryos to Kill Them; Warns of “Human Embryo Farms”

The following statement was issued by the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) in response to publication today in the online journal Cell of a paper in which scientists at Oregon Health & Science University reported use of cloning techniques

Kermit Gosnell and justice that transcends one guilty verdict

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 and will again next month.

Vermont passes most dangerous assisted suicide bill in United States

Jennifer Popik, JD
By Jennifer Popik, JD Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics After a decade-long and hard-fought battle, the Vermont legislature has passed a doctor-prescribed suicide measure which is expected to be signed shortly by Governor Peter Shumlin.

Gosnell Case Draws Attention to the Pain of Abortion and the Post-Roe Generation

Kermit Gosnell gets escorted to a van leaving the Criminal Justice Center after being convicted.
By Andrew Bair Those of us born after the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade 1973 ruling are often referred to as the “post-Roe generation.” We have grown up with the dark cloud of abortion hanging over our generation. 

Pro-Life Perspective: Maryland Proposal Would Further Limit Patient Rights

We all know that ObamaCare imposes unprecedented limits on what Americans are allowed to spend to save their lives and the lives of their family members. Now, Maryland officials have unveiled a proposal that would impose even lower limits 
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