Wednesday, October 16, 2013

National Right to Life News Today 10/16/2013

Topics for October 16, 2013

ObamaCare health insurance exchanges are "a mess"

By Dave Andrusko It only made sense. By all accounts while it is almost impossible to navigate the web site, that is child's play compared to getting on the web site to enroll on ObamaCare's health care insurance exchange

Another Fatal Infection after RU-486 Abortion

By Randall K. O'Bannon, Ph.D., NRL-ETF Director of Education & Research The death of another woman who was chemically aborted using RU-486 has been revealed.

Reductions in spending and health testing under Obama Health Law will lead to missed diagnoses

Former President George W. Bush
By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics New information indicates that former President George W. Bush's life may recently have been saved because of a diagnostic test that would likely have been prevented

Abortions in Arkansas drop to lowest number since 1977

Rose Mimms, executive director, Arkansas Right to Life
By Rose Mimms, executive director, Arkansas Right to Life Editor's note. Figures from the Department of Health's office of Vital Records/Statistics show that there were 3,782 abortions in Arkansas in 2012, a 6% drop from 2011,

Court defense for Kansas pro-life laws expensive? That's because pro-abortionists challenge nearly every law!

Pro-Life Kansas Gov. Sam Browback, speaking at the NRLC convention.
By Kathy Ostrowski,legislative director, Kansans for Life Monday's national abortion story was the periodic report/complaint about the high legal expenses the state of Kansas has incurred in defending the constitutionality of four pro-life laws.

No charges filed against abortionist LeRoy Carhart in death of woman who aborted at 33 weeks

Abortionist LeRoy Carhart
By Dave Andrusko Abortionist LeRoy Carhart, whose patient died in February following a third-trimester abortion, released a letter to the Washington Post this week in which the Maryland Board of Physicians wrote Carhart that it had closed its investigation into

"It's not your choice": ABC's ‘Good Wife' tackles legal, ethical problems with surrogacy

Julianna Margulies who plays Alicia Florrick
By Lauren Enriquez In an unusually unbiased look at life values, this week's episode of The Good Wife (entitled "A Precious Commodity") tackled the difficult issues that face surrogate motherhood.

"Science" in service of a pro-abortion policy agenda

Pro-Abortion California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 154 into law.
By Luis Zaffirini A recent MSNBC blog post caught my eye with the preposterous assertion that a recently passed California law allowing non-physicians to perform first-trimester abortions was doing more to prevent more Kermit Gosnells than pro-life measures being passed

Authentic Human Flourishing: An interview with the author of "The Ethics of Abortion: Women's Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice"

By Dave Andrusko Like many of you, I suspect, I have a stack of books on the floor that I've been "intending to get to" (List A). And there's an even larger stack of books I've read about and know

Once-Paralyzed man given new lease on life, thanks to adult stem cells

By Dave Andrusko Here is the latest in the many stories we've carried about the remarkable improvements in patients who have been treated not with embryonic stem cells (there have been no such improvements) but with ethically unobjectionable adult stem

Reflections on "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race"

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By Dave Andrusko Editor's note. This piece, written for the October 2010, edition of National Right to Life News, is part of our year-long "roe at 40" series in which we are reprinting stories from NRL News

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