Sunday, November 9, 2014

National Right to Life News This Week

Best of NRL News Today for the week of November 3-8, 2014    

Polling Shows Impact of Abortion Issue in Mid-Term Election

NRLCvoters2  23% of voters cited abortion and voted pro-life 28% heard from National Right to Life WASHINGTON – A new post-election poll of actual voters conducted by The Polling Company/ WomanTrend, found that the issue of abortion once again played

Courageous teen athlete with terminal brain cancer awarded with her own Wheaties box

LaurenHillWheatiesre  By Dave Andrusko No one, least of all me, would be surprised by the outpouring of "high fives" and tears for 19-year-old college freshman Lauren Hill, whom we talked about earlier this week.  

Woman having an abortion describes feeling her baby move

Month5  By Sarah Terzo One woman complained about the three days she had to wait between finding out her baby would be disabled and having the abortion she wanted (She couldn't schedule it for any earlier):

Five Takeaways from Tuesday night (and there could be ten)

Pro-Life Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell won a convincing re-election last night. McConnell will be the new Senate Majority Leader, replacing pro-abortion Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.).  By Dave Andrusko Last night was arguably the most impressive overall showing by pro-life candidates in more than three decades. You already know the dominant sound bite: Republicans took control of the Senate, President Obama is repudiated, Obama doesn't

Brittany Maynard: RIP

Brittany Maynard  By Dave Andrusko NRL News Today has posted many stories on Brittany Maynard, who after announcing she would commit assisted suicide Saturday, sent out an incredibly powerful video announcing that she had postponed that action.

Further reflections three days after the very successful mid-term elections

NRLCvoters2  By Dave Andrusko I'd like to draw from two sources to make a point you will not see often conceded by the mainstream media: the enormous effectiveness/impact of the get-out-the-vote work of National Right to Life and its state

Planned Parenthood Pulls Out All the Stops in Late Election Blitz

PPActionfund  By Randall K. O'Bannon They spent millions of dollars on this election. They claimed to have knocked on more than two million doors, made more than a million phone calls, deployed more than 2,500 canvassers who worked with thousands

At press conference a "blasé" Obama "acknowledged no fault or error and expressed no contrition or regret"

President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in the East Room of the White House on November 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Mandel N(Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)  By Dave Andrusko Reporters and opinion writers do not necessarily agree on what might appear to be even the obviously straightforward items. That helps to explains why David Nakamura and Juliet Eilperin can write that at his Wednesday press

Wendy Davis' overwhelming defeat and the failure of "Battleground Texas"

Pro-abortion Texas state Senator Wendy Davis and Pro-life Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott  By Luis Zaffirini, NRLC State Organizational Development Editor's note. Luis is a native Texan. The Texas Democratic Party tried to use the Wendy Davis candidacy to rebuild party infrastructure that had dissipated during their nearly-two-decades-long absence from statewide office.

Abortions in Oregon now at all-time low!

mombaby8  By Gayle Atteberry, Executive Director, Oregon Right to Life "Tsunami GOP wave misses Oregon" screamed newspaper headlines throughout Oregon the morning after Tuesday's election. In spite of election difficulties, pro-life Oregonians are saving the lives of unborn babies in

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