Saturday, August 9, 2014

National Right to Life News This Week 8/9/14

May the Virgin Mary, with her loving Child, bless us!

Best of NRL News Today for the week of August 4-9, 2014   

Tiny baby undergoes rare heart surgery, prognosis great for "Mighty Girl"

Alexandra Mae Van Kirk   Mom hopes she will 'grow into whatever God has for her' By Dave Andrusko Talk about beating the odds! First, the parents of Alexandra Mae Van Kirk, also known as "Mighty Girl," find that at 22 weeks their unborn

Couple Uses 'Share a Coke' Campaign to Announce Their Pregnancy

Coke-Pregnancy-Announcement   By Claire Lejeune As many of you may know, Coke's summer marketing campaign, launched in June, has people searching the soda displays at stores for their own personalized Coke bottles.

Welcome to our world, Ava Leigh

Olivia and Ava   By Dave Andrusko You would think that as the father of four, I would have been more understanding. But there I was, asking Melissa Ohden if she could put the finishing touches on a piece for the August issue

What science tells us about the unborn

zygote   By Paul Stark Before deciding how we ought to treat the unborn--a moral question--we must first be clear about what the unborn is. This is a scientific question, and it is answered with clarity by the science of human

Daughter of Mentally Challenged Reno Woman who was almost forced to abort adopted by Grandparents

Cierra Marie   By Melissa Clement, President, Nevada Right to Life Nearly two years after the Washoe County Family Court case that shocked the nation, Cierra Marie, a little girl, whose life was threatened by a potential court ordered abortion,

Inverting the Judeo-Christian ethic to make abortion "sacred"

WillieParker By Dave Andrusko    Last week we took a close look at a long article that appeared in Esquire Magazine titled "The Abortion Ministry of Willie Parker" []. The quasi-religious overtones were not confined to the headline of John Richardson's

Witnesses in Texas trial testify why standards for abortion clinics and abortionists essential to protecting women's health

Judge Lee Yeakel By Dave Andrusko   The state of Texas is expected to call four more witnesses today to defend portions of HB 2 which are being challenged by abortion clinics in El Paso, the Rio Grande Valley, central Texas,

Obama's job approval numbers hit new low in NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll

Pro-abortion President Barack Obama   By Dave Andrusko By now it's hardly news that the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll would find President Obama's job approval number at 40%, the lowest ever in the series. (Gallup has him at 41% today and 39%

Planned Parenthood announces its "Maggie Awards" to media allies

ppfa-announcement By Dave Andrusko    Tip of the hat to Katie Yoder over at Newsbusters for reminding readers that yesterday it was time, once again, for Planned Parenthood (PPFA) to shower obliging media outlets with its annual "Maggie Awards"

Here's how every pro-lifer can be a more effective teacher

buildingabetterteacher   By Dave Andrusko As someone who taught a long time ago and who has two members of my family currently teaching in the public schools, I do my best to keep abreast of the latest waves in education reform.

Students equipped to become pro-life leaders at Joshua Leadership Institute

Gov. Bobby Jindal with Joshua Leadership Institute students yesterday after the students visited the Governor's Mansion   By Sandy Cunningham "The Joshua Leadership Institute has helped me realize that I can be part of the generation that brings an end to abortion. I can't wait to put into practice what I learned here."

Woman who threw newborn in trash charged with attempted murder

Briana Holland   By Dave Andrusko A 22-year-old Indianapolis woman, accused of giving birth last Friday to a baby boy in the restroom of her job and then dumping him in the trash before going back to work, was formally charged today.

Yank a tooth, yank an unborn baby's arm off--no difference to Los Angeles Times editorial staff

LATimes   By Dave Andrusko Interesting pair of commentaries in the Los Angeles Times tell us a lot about the state of the abortion battle and the disarray within the pro-abortion community. First an editorial praises two decisions that struck down

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