Saturday, January 10, 2015

National Right to Life News This Week 1/10/2015

Best of NRL News Today for the week of January 5-10, 2015   

How many is 57 million?

Did-you-knowre   By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers are nothing if not creative. Over the decades, they have produced thousands upon thousands of "visual aids," from the simplest black and white one-sheeter to full-blown movies--and everything in-between.

Meet the Laras, whose toddler, Sunflower Mae, has Down syndrome

Sunflower Mae   By Lauren Enriquez When Andy and Mercedes Lara began sharing Sunflower Mae's story, she captured the hearts of thousands. Sunflower has Down syndrome, a chromosomal abnormality that is caused by an extra chromosome in each cell of the body.

Pregnant British mom refuses doctors advice to abort premature baby, one year later son is healthy

Jett Morris   By Dave Andrusko It was a classic case of a pregnant mother told her baby was "non-viable," who refused to succumb to what she says was pressure by doctors to abort.

Under the New Dome – It's a New Day in D.C.

Newly sworn-in pro-life congresswoman from New York's 21st congressional district, Elise Stefanik (center) with Karen Cross, NRL political director, and Jessica Rodgers, New York State Right to Life.   By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Have you heard? A wonderful thing happened Tuesday under the Capitol dome when the 114th Congress convened.

You can do the most amazing thing in 2015 – you can save a life!

abortionsperyear   550,000 times in this new year, a woman will NOT have an abortion that would have occurred 25 years ago. That's right: In 1990, there were 1,610,000 abortions in the United States. Today, there are about 1,058,000 each year.

National Right to Life Academy is currently accepting applications for its 2015 program, golden opportunity for young pro-lifers

Academy_Collage_2re   By Andrew Bair Far too often, young people in the pro-life movement are referred to as "future pro-life leaders." While that statement is undeniably true, it omits the current impact young people are having across the country.

Feminist Marcotte Calls Pregnancy a 'Broken Leg,' Abortion a 'Cast'

pinkbaby_0   By Katie Yoder Fresh pro-abortion talking points for a new year! Who said feminism was out of ideas? This time around, feminist writer and moral pygmy Amanda Marcotte is asserting that pregnancy is a disease

Triplets with rare condition saved by operation in the womb; surgeon uses laser to separate blood supply between babies

Triplets Eilah, Erin and Elsie underwent a risky operation performed while they were still in the womb after they developed a rare condition which threatened to kill them all - and were born tiny but healthy   By Dave Andrusko Although this miraculous story appeared last month, I just learned about it this week, courtesy of Life News. There is a medical condition we've written about in the past– Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)

Planned Parenthood 2013-2014 Annual Report: Pro-Abortion, Prosperous, and Proud

PPFAannualreportp1re   By Randall K. O'Bannon, Ph.D. Despite the closing of some clinics (usually in pursuit of greater profits) and constant complaints about "assaults on reproductive rights," Planned Parenthood again made hundreds of millions last year off of abortion

Pro-choice author interviews abortion providers, reveals horror of abortion

abortion-tools   By Sarah Terzo Live Action contributor Lauren Enriquez wrote an article a week ago about pro-choice author Magda Denes. Denes, who survived Nazi Germany, held on to a pro-choice viewpoint even when confronted with the horrors of abortion while

Brutal murderer sentenced to 29 years to life for killed young teen for not getting an abortion

Christian Ferdinand, Shaniesha Forbes   Autopsy shows girl not pregnant By Dave Andrusko The crime was so horrific, so deranged, it was almost impossible to write about at the time. But yesterday 22-year-old Christian Ferdinand was sentenced to 29 years to life

Pro-abortionists respond to re-introduction of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

UnbornPain3   By Dave Andrusko It was on the first day of the newly constituted 114th House of Representative that two Republicans reintroduced the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.

Father of son with anencephaly talks about gratitude for life

newbabydominicballire   By Nancy Flanders Dominic and Emily Balli were excited to find out they were expecting baby number four in January 2015. But at a routine ultrasound, they found out that their son had anencephaly

Pro-abortion Sen. Boxer to retire at end of 2016: a look back at her "legacy"

pro-abortion Sen. Barbara Boxer   By Dave Andrusko When pro-abortion Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Ca.) announced yesterday she'd decided to retire when her current term ends in 2016, you would've expected--and you got--a combination of speculation about what will be a wild and woolly fight

British "Miracle Baby" comes home, mom says abortion limit should be significantly lowered

Bella with her mom, Vicky   Born at 23 weeks, one week under legal limit to abort By Dave Andrusko When "Miracle Baby" Bella Davison came home yesterday, after spending her entire life outside the womb (six month) under the care of medics

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