Sunday, December 15, 2013

National Right to Life News This Week 12/15/2013

         National Right to Life News This Week!

Obama's "If you like your health care plan, you can keep it," is the "Lie of the Year for 2013," according to sympathetic fact checker

By Dave Andrusko By now, many of you have undoubtedly heard or read that PolitiFact has named "If you like your health care plan, you can keep it," the Lie of the Year for 2013.

Congresswoman's "Miracle Baby" now at home, defies predictions that baby was "beyond hope"

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler and her husband, Dan Beutler, pause for a photo with their daughter, Abigail Rose Beutler
By Dave Andrusko Abigail will be home for Christmas! The story of Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler's "miracle baby" was one of the true feel-good stories of 2013. Now the baby that was given no chance to live was released

What the Belgium Senate's vote to legalize euthanizing children tells us

Jean-Jacques De Gucht of the Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats spoke in favour of the bill.By Dave Andrusko We've already posted twice on Thursday's vote by the Belgium Senate to make it legal to euthanize children ( and However this evidence that Belgium has "leaped head-first off a moral cliff' 

TIME magazine selects Pope Francis as "Person of the Year"

By Dave Andrusko When, like you, I looked at the list of ten finalists for TIME magazine's "Person on the Year, it was easy to conclude that some were clunkers times ten (Miley Cyrus?!), some predictable as the day

Five Takeaways from PPFA's Annual Report

PPwoman5By Dave Andrusko Later today, after thoroughly digesting Planned Parenthood's 2012-2013 annual report, NRLC's Dr. Randall K. O'Bannon will post an overview of an organization that aborted 327,166 American babies in 2012. 

The Top 13 Pro-Life Moments Of 2013

There were more groundbreaking moments than levels of Candy Crush but here are 13 of our favorites. 1. Americans march for life in DC and in state capitals nationwide to mark 40 years since Roe v. Wade. 2. TIME Magazine takes notice

Planned Parenthood 2012-13 Annual Report Released; revenue reaches all-time high for nation's largest abortion provider

Cecile Richards, President of Planned ParenthoodNumber of abortions drop slightly, but signs point to effort to further expand abortion empire By Randall K. O'Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Planned Parenthood clinics, which performed a record 333,964 abortions in 2011

Judge to allow witnesses to test defense contention that abortion-inducing pill insufficiently strong to cause death of 6-7-week old unborn child

U.S. District Judge Richard A. LazzaraBy Dave Andrusko As was implicit in comments made over the weekend, U.S. District Judge Richard A. Lazzara said today that both sides could call expert witnesses next month to test the defense contention that a powerful drug

Bait-and-Switch: The Obama Administration's Flouting of Key Part of Nelson "Deal" on ObamaCare

Susan Muskett, JDBy Susan T. Muskett, J.D., Senior Legislative Counsel On Christmas Eve 2009, ObamaCare passed the Senate after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid secured the last needed vote from Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska.

More Obamacare Rationing Evidence: Exchange Plans Limit Access Not Only to Top Hospitals and Doctors, But Also to Drugs

DocShockBy Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics As mainstream media outlets are reporting, and as NRL News Today has repeatedly documented, tens of thousands who had individual health insurance policies that were terminated against their will

Auburn's Homecoming Queen and the Beauty of Life

Molly Anne Dutton was named Auburn's homecoming queen
A Fairytale Come True By John Stonestreet True stories are always full of both ugliness and beauty, and this one is no different. A married woman is sexually assaulted in California and becomes pregnant.

NBC/WSJ poll finds Obama's job disapproval number highest ever, majority either disappointed or dissatisfied with his presidency

By Dave Andrusko Polls showing that huge drops in President Obama's job approval and personal popularity accompanied by declining public confidence in his honesty and competency are coming fast and furious.

Cause of death of full-term baby found in shopping bag still undetermined; judge refuses to drop other charges against mother

Tiona Rodriguez. 
Photo: David McGlynn
By Dave Andrusko It was the horrific story that did not get mentioned Tuesday in a brief court appearance. Manhattan Judge Erika Edwards denied a motion by defense lawyers for Tiona Rodriguez to dismiss shoplifting charges
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