Saturday, May 31, 2014

National Right to Life News This Week 5/31/14

Best of NRL News Today for the week of May 26-31, 2014    

Maya Angelou's pro-life journey

Maya Angelou and her only son, Guy   By Dave Andrusko When the sad announcement was made that 86-year-old Maya Angelou had died, I knew only the most generally-known details of her life. For example, that Ms. Angelou was a prolific author and poet, actress and activist,

Deeper look at latest Gallup numbers show pro-life responses just as large as ever

Gallup0528   By Dave Andrusko Last week we posted on Gallup's newest numbers on various aspects of abortion, including self-identification (a slight shift: 47% self-identify as pro-choice to 46% pro-life) and how Lynda Saad interpreted a key set of numbers 

May edition of NRL News now available online

May2014front   By Dave Andrusko The May issue of National Right to Life News, which is now all-digital, is packed with the kind of in-depth information and thought-provoking analysis you want and need. You can read the entire edition online 

NRLC 44 and the exhilaration of speaking to a room full of enthusiastic pro-life youth

Melissa Ohden (right) and Lisa Andrusko, NRLC Yearbook Editor, at the 2013 National Right to Life Convention   By Melissa Ohden Editor's note. Melissa, the survivor of a "failed" saline abortion in 1977, speaks all over the world. She has spoken at the last three National Right to Life Conventions and will again next month.

Pro-abortionists campaign relentlessly to eliminate the right of conscience

Joyce Arthur, executive director, Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada   By Dave Andrusko I won't belabor the obvious gigantic inconsistency/hypocrisy: "pro-choicers" who are adamant that no physician have the right to choose not to be involved in abortions. 

Trial ends in lawsuit brought against Wisconsin law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges in local hospital

North Carolina obstetrician Dr. James Thorp   By Dave Andrusko U.S. District Judge William Conley seemed to be sending mixed signals the last two days of a lawsuit brought by abortion clinics seeking to overturn Wisconsin's law that requires abortionists to have admitting privileges 

West Virginians for Life close to enough signatures to force special session to address Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

John Carey, legislative coordinator for West Virginians for Life, speaking at a press conference held in the lower rotunda of the state Capitol after Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed HB 4588, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.   By Dave Andrusko At the end of the legislative session, after West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D) vetoed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, West Virginians for Life (WVFL) vowed to work to force a special session. 

Learning mom is pregnant, little girl says, "Oh, my gosh, I can't thank you enough"

surprisebabyre   By Dave Andrusko Editor's note. We had such a gigantic response to this story, which ran last month, we're running it again because of all the new readers that come aboard each and every day.

Not Dead Yet, Autistic Self Advocacy Network and 12 Other Disability Groups File Friend-of-Court Brief in Wisconsin Case Alleging Medical Care Withheld Due to Disability

asan   On Friday May 23, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN), Not Dead Yet, and 12 other disability rights organizations filed an amicus brief in a case challenging the University of Wisconsin Hospital Center's alleged practice

8 scary statements said by abortion activists

Abortion-Slave-230x300   By Kristi Burton Brown Every so often – if we're listening – we can catch glimpses of what abortion activists really think. Have you ever wondered what Planned Parenthood's real agenda is? Have you ever considered the real goals

The kind of minds that produce "an abortion-themed romantic comedy"

Obvious_Child_poster   By Dave Andrusko I've been meaning to get to this since last week. The subhead on the article that appeared in the uber-pro-abortion Village Voice is "A Rom-Com of One's Own," as in Romantic Comedy.

"Abortion can never be late"

Dr.-Talemoh-Wycliffe-Dah   By Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. Dr. Talemoh Dah of Soteria-Afrique Rural in Nigeria was speaking at a session at Women Deliver titled, "Service Delivery Innovations and Scale Up to Increase Access to Safe Abortion." 

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