Sunday, July 27, 2014

National Right to Life News This Week 7/27/14

Best of NRL News Today for the week of July 21-26, 2014   

Moms can teach their unborn babies nursery rhymes, study shows

nurseryrhymes2 By Dave Andrusko What an incredible coincidence. Just this morning (as is my habit) I scanned both today's Washington Post and a couple of stories from a few days ago. I came across this fascinating article,

Pennsylvania passes the Down Syndrome Information Act

Chloe Kondrich prays as Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett signs By Mark Leach Last week, Pennsylvania joined the growing number of states passing the Down Syndrome Information Act. In 2012, Massachusetts passed the law. In 2013, Kentucky passed it. And, then, this year, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, and now Pennsylvania

Indiana State Department of Health Informs Ulrich Klopfer that He Cannot Perform Abortions in Gary, Indiana

Abortionist Ulrich Klopfer Editor's note. Last week, NRL News Today reported on the latest court proceedings against abortionist Ulrich Klopfer. At issue in that case is the charge that Klopfer delayed reporting an abortion performed on a 13-year-old girl in South Bend,

The Right-to-Life Movement: Alive and Well

National Right to Life President Carol Tobias By Carol Tobias, President Editor's note. This President's column appeared in the July issue of National Right to Life News. You can read the issue in its entirety online at I've done some media interviews recently that encompassed

A Saint in the Cause of Life

Lorenza Arqueza By Don Parker A life well lived is a life you could recount in a sermon. Lorenza Arqueza lived that life. First, let me tell you who Lorenza Arqueza was, because her brand of service to the unborn was

Conflicting appeals court opinions threaten ObamaCare exchanges

Center For Disease Control Reports Highest Number Of Measles Cases In 20 Years By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit delivered another blow to the Obama Health Care law– a law that has continued to remain unpopular

Appeals Court panel hears challenge to Idaho's Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Jennie Linn McCormack sits with her attorney, Richard Hearn. By Dave Andrusko When last we visited the case of Jennie Lynn McCormack who self-aborted in 2010 using unspecified abortifacient pills purchased over the Internet when she was between 18 and 21 weeks pregnant,

Are pro-choice feminists really feminist at all?

boy-girldolls By Nancy Flanders It isn't every day that a self-proclaimed pro-choicer makes a valid argument against abortion. Yet that's just what Jay Sun did in his essay posted on The essay, "The Disconnect Between Feminists and Abortion," was

Video: Adalia Rose gushes about mom's latest pregnancy

Adalia Rose By Lauren Enriquez Adalia Rose, a vivacious young girl who has progeria, recently took to social media to announce to her fans her newest sibling's upcoming birth. In the video posted to Facebook, she sat on her mom's lap

The truths not so hidden between the lines of "abortion stories"

not-alone-2 By Dave Andrusko "This New Website Is Encouraging More Women To Talk About Their Abortions" announced the headline to Tara Culp-Ressler's story at Okay, I thought, let's read what she has to say

Where do Senate Democrats running for election stand on the "Abortion Without Limits Until Birth" Act?

The "Abortion Without Limits Until Birth" bill "seeks to strip away from elected lawmakers the ability to provide even the most minimal protections for unborn children, at any stage of their prenatal development." - National Right to Life President Carol Tobias, testifying against S.1696. By Andrew Bair Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on a radical pro-abortion bill (S.1696) sponsored by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Ct.) and promoted by major pro-abortion advocacy groups. If enacted, the law would nullify virtually all

"Challenging and Exciting": Beginning the Academy

Academy_Beginsre By Chelsea Shields, Co-Program Director, National Right to Life Academy Editor's note. This story appeared on page five of the July issue of National Right to Life News. You can read the issue online in its entirety online

Why Obama matters even though he is "not on the ballot" this November

Pro-abortion President Barack Obama By Dave Andrusko Yesterday we discussed the November elections and the daunting prospects Democrats face, given the rocky political terrain. In that context, we mulled over President Obama's approval numbers

They may not be Death Panels, but they are Death Advocates, and they are back

The Obama administration is considering whether to reimburse doctors for conducting end-of-life conversations with patients. © AP By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Editor's note. This story appeared on page four of the July issue of National Right to Life News.

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