Saturday, January 3, 2015

National Right to Life News This Week 1/3/2015

Best of NRL News Today for the week of December 29, 2014-January 3, 2015   

Record low number of abortions in Utah illustrates impact of pro-life legislation

carol-tobias-sigpic   By Dave Andrusko The best news is the straightforward fact that in 2013 the fewest number of women in Utah had abortions than at any time since 1977. These encouraging results came about even though the number of women

Illinois abortions fall to lowest number since 1974

church-abortion-600x372   By Lauren Enriquez The Illinois abortion rate has fallen to its lowest number in 40 years, a new report reveals. The 2013 Illinois Abortion Statistics, issued by the Illinois Department of Public Health

Ending 2014 on a high (and fun) note

Dave and Lisa Andrusko   By Dave Andrusko I pondered what might be the best way for NRL News Today to end 2014, a year of great success for the Pro-Life Movement. My solution was two-fold.

A New Year Begins

National Right to Life President Carol Tobias   By Carol Tobias, President, National Right to Life New Year's Eve. We celebrate the end of one year as we anticipate the beginning of a new one. We have much to celebrate for 2014.

Oklahoma abortionist agrees not to practice medicine while Medical Licensure Board investigates fraud and racketeering charges

Abortionist Naresh G. Patel   By Dave Andrusko Naresh Patel, an abortionist with a long history of legal and administrative troubles, agreed Monday not to practice medicine in Oklahoma,

Debate over late abortion intensifies as British mother releases photo of premature daughter born at 24 weeks

Emily Caines, 25, has released a photograph of the moment her premature daughter Adelaide was born   By Dave Andrusko Editor's note. This story, which ran in October, was not only the most read post of 2014, it garnered over 15,000 "likes."

In striking down North Carolina's Ultrasound law, appeals court panel talks about everyone but the unborn child

Barbara Holt, President, North Carolina Right to Life   By Dave Andrusko On December 22, we wrote about the unanimous decision of a three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold a lower court judge's decision striking down The "Right to View" provision

"What Would You Do?" captures public's reaction when teenage girl tells boyfriend she's pregnant

abortioncoupletvre   By Lauren Enriquez A recent episode of the ABC TV show "What Would You Do?" features an idea sent in by Jared Smith. Smith's high school in Wisconsin had the highest teen pregnancy rate in the United States

Debbie Purdy Dies: Case Echoed I Accuse!

Debbie Purdy   By Wesley J. Smith Debbie Purdy, who won a landmark legal case in the United Kingdom requiring the public prosecutor to issue guidelines when assisted suicide would be prosecuted, has died in hospice after refusing to eat.

Painfully stupid "10 reasons to have an abortion"

unbornbabymonthbymonth_2   By Dave Andrusko A tip of the hat to a recent post at LiveActionNews for reminding me that I never responded to an awful abortion advocacy piece that ran last year on a website called Mommyish.

Conscientious Objection and the worrying implications of the Glasgow midwives case

Mary Doogan and Concepta Wood   By Philippa Taylor The right for health professionals to exercise their conscientious objection to participating in abortion – or indeed to choose on occasion to limit the areas in which they work in order not to be ethically compromised

Talking about abortion….truthfully

Christine Flowers   By Dave Andrusko All I can say is, "Wow!" In a mere 486 words, Christine Flowers wrote one of the finest pro-life essays I have ever read. "So let's talk about abortion" can--and should--be read at the Philadelphia Daily News


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