Saturday, February 22, 2014

Top Pro-Life Stories of the week 2/22/14

      National Right to Life News This Week!


What Happened with H.B. 4588 in WV's House Judiciary Committee Friday?

Pain_baby   By Karen Cross Unborn babies who are capable of feeling pain are one step closer to protection from gruesome death by dismemberment abortion in West Virginia. The House Judiciary Committee passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.B. 4588)

Washington Post distorts yet again what Catholics believe about abortion

WaPobuilding2   By Dave Andrusko The inestimable Mark Twain once wrote, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics." I wonder what he would have done with the chart that appeared in last Sunday's Washington Post.

Roe v. Wade and Christian witness, 41 years later

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadephia   By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Editor's note. Charles J. Chaput is the Archbishop of Philadelphia, and (as anyone who reads NRL News Today already knows) someone from whom I have learned a great deal and quote frequently.

Mother of teenager diagnosed as brain-dead writes that she is not suffering and is "much better physically"

Jahi McMath and mom   By Dave Andrusko In the letter sent via Facebook to KTVU Channel 2 news anchor Frank Somerville, the mother of Jahi McMath has thanked those who have supported the family, assuring the public that her daughter is not suffering

A father's powerful, heartfelt letter to the unborn son his family had lost

Shayne Lamas-Richie and husband Nik Richie   By Dave Andrusko It was about as bad as things could possibly get. Shayne Lamas-Richie, 16 weeks pregnant with her second child, is rushed to the hospital February 9, suffering from internal bleeding around her uterus.

Royal College of General Practitioners maintains its strong opposition to any change in the law to allow 'assisted dying'

RCGPlogo   By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor's note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and is CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. The Royal College of General Practitioners


An Olympic Champion's Greatest Inspiration

Alex and Frederic Bilodeaure   Editor's note. This comes from the wonderful blog "Reflections of a Paralytic," written by Chelsea Zimmerman. This post can be found at Admittedly, I have not watched a lot of this year's Winter Olympics.

Only a leftist blog could come up with this!

unbornbabysm1   If they gave the equivalent of a Pulitzer Prize for ridiculous headlines, the doozy from today's left-leaning Daily Beast would walk away with the award: "How Wendy Davis Became America's Conscience on Abortion" I don't know about you, but

South Dakota House votes overwhelmingly to ban sex-selection abortions

South Dakota State Rep. Jenna Haggar   By Dave Andrusko By an overwhelming 60-10 margin, the South Dakota House of Representatives yesterday approved a bill to prohibit abortions sought because of a baby's gender. HB 1162 now moves to the state Senate for further action.

Swedish nurse takes a stand on conscience rights

Ellinor Grimark 
Photo: Fredrik Persson / TT   By Mariola O'Brien In 2011, the European Council adopted a resolution that protects healthcare workers' right to freedom of conscience regarding abortion and euthanasia. Sweden has signed this agreement. But reality paints a different picture.


Use of ultrasounds to determine baby's sex condemned by two Canadian medical organizations

sex-selection-ad-2   By Dave Andrusko A new joint policy statement from the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada and the Canadian Association of Radiologists calls for "a halt on using ultrasound for the sole purpose of determining the sex

More trouble for Michigan abortionist whose Muskegon abortion clinic was closed in December 2012

Abortionist Robert Alexander   By Dave Andrusko There are a handful of abortionists whose story never, ever seems to end. Add Michigan's Robert Alexander to that list. We have written over a dozen stories about Alexander. We thought we might have heard the
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