Sunday, February 16, 2014

National Right to Life News Today 2/16/14

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"My Beautiful Woman" video series: a powerful pro-life message from an unexpected source

By Dave Andrusko I had just finished shoveling out three cars from underneath a foot of snow and began my day (like many of you do) by checking my email. A friend had written to ask if I was "familiar


"It's the best and the worst at the same time": healthy baby born to brain-dead mom in Canada

Dylan Benson, whose wife Robyn had been on life-support, announced the arrival of his son Iver Cohen Benson on Facebook Monday. (photo: Dylan Benson)
  By Dave Andrusko The headline from one Canadian newspaper caught the bitter sweetness of what took place last Saturday: "Victoria father welcomes healthy Baby Iver, says goodbye to wife." Iver Cohen Benson was delivered by Cesarean section at 28


Video Contest Gives Young People Platform to Share Pro-Life Views

  By Andrew Bair For years, film has been instrumental in showing the truth about the humanity of the unborn child and the reality of abortion. In 1984, "The Silent Scream," directed by Jack Duane Dabner


Belgian Chambers of Representatives overwhelmingly approves child euthanasia

  By Dave Andrusko When the Belgian Senate voted 50-17 in December to remove all age limits on euthanasia, the dye was cast. Approval in the Chamber of Representatives--which occurred today by a vote of 88 to 44 


Gosnell's right-hand man is sentenced to 6-12 years

Steve Masoff
  By Dave Andrusko Among the most nightmarish testimony from last year's trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell came from the lips of Steven Massof, an unlicensed physician who for five years worked "under-the-table for $300 a week, performing illegal late-term


South Dakota House Judiciary Committee votes to ban sex-selection abortions

South Dakota State Rep. Jenna Haggar
  By Dave Andrusko In a prelude to what is expected to be approval by the full House, South Dakota's House Judiciary Committee today voted 9-3 to approve HB 1162 which would ban sex-selection abortions.


Digging Deeper into the Data: Chemical Abortifacients Cloud the Picture of Big Abortion Drop, Conclusion

  By Randall K. O'Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research There were many profoundly encouraging results in Guttmacher's latest abortion report for 2011– 1.06 million abortions, a drop of 13% since 2008 and 550,000 fewer abortions


NRLC director of State Legislation testifies in South Carolina in favor of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Mary Spaudling Balch, JD, director, NRLC Department of State Legislation
  South Carolina lawmakers are considering H 4223, a bill that would create a compelling state interest in protecting unborn children capable of feeling pain from death by abortion. To date, 10 other states have passed laws that protect 


The print version of National Right to Life News is back as a monthly PDF publication. Read it now!

  In a world of vanishing print newspapers it only made sense to switch from printing National Right to Life News to making the "pro-life newspaper of record" available electronically online. 


Former abortion clinic worker: sometimes we lied

kathy sparks
By Sarah Terzo Kathy Sparks worked at an abortion clinic until she quit in the mid-80s. While her involvement with abortion work took place several decades ago, many of the things that she describes witnessing during her time in the


Woman convicted of murdering 8-month-pregnant woman whose baby she then cut out and passed off as her own

Julie Corey was found guilty of 1st degree murder in Worcester Superior Court in Worcester, Mass. Wednesday February 12, 2014. Ms. Corey, 39, was found guilty of murdering the 23-year-old Darlen Haynes, cutting the baby she was carrying from her womb and then trying to pass the newborn baby girl off as her own. 
(Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Rick Cinclair)
  By Dave Andrusko After two days of deliberations, a Worcester Superior Court jury found Julie Corey guilty of beating and strangling her friend, 23-year-old Darlene Haynes, then cutting her baby girl from Haynes' womb


Zigging and Zagging doesn't diminish Wendy Davis' radical position on abortion

Pro-abortion Texas State Senator Wendy Davis
  By Dave Andrusko Well…what is it that pro-abortion "icon" Wendy Davis is now saying about abortions performed after 20 weeks? Or, asked differently, what does this headline from the pro-Davis Dallas Morning News suggest: "Wendy Davis backs 20-week abortion


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