Sunday, January 25, 2015

National Right to Life News This Week 1/25/2015

Best of NRL News Today for the week of January 19-24, 2015   

Keep On Keeping On

National Right to Life President Carol Tobias by Carol Tobias, National Right to Life President Yesterday, the 42nd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, was a day of mixed emotions, a great high and a deep disappointment.

Millions view time-lapse video of a mom's entire nine-month pregnancy

By Dave Andrusko I readily confess I am a pushover when it comes to time-lapse videos that "document" a baby's development from the very early stages to delivery—and beyond. But, obviously, I am not the only one.

"The Apology": three men express their sorrow for their participation in an abortion

menandabortion32   By Dave Andrusko Funny that such a rough road could lead me to a terrific pro-life resource. I'd seen a passing slur from a pro-abortion site, badmouthing a new video that (we were told) was all about men trying...

As March for Life approaches, January issue of National Right to Life News

Jan2015Frontcover   39 pages of important pro-life news to read and share By Dave Andrusko The latest issue of the "pro-life newspaper of record" is now available at NRLNewsJan2015.pdf.

An Issue of the Heart

Instilling a respect for life in future generations is at the heart of what we do. Shown here at Wisconsin Right to Life camp, Noelle (12) and Clara (5) are already well on their way to understanding the importance of working on behalf of the vulnerable.   By Joleigh Little, Wisconsin Right to Life Teen Director and Region Coordinator Editor's note. The following story appeared in the January digital issue of National Right to Life News, the "pro-life newspaper of record."

We Will Never Forget

Justice Harry Blackmun   By Jean Garton Do you have any of those "I'll never forget where I was" memories? January 22, 1973, is one of those times for me.
January 23, 2015

Washington Post's agenda clear in its slanted coverage of March for Life

wapo-march-img By Dave Andrusko    You would think—or maybe not—that just to change things up, the Washington Post might actually treat a massive "March for Life" in an even-handed way.

Our Littlest Comedians: Babies Understand Humor at 9 Months

Babyface   By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Prolife Federation Is that a future Ben Stiller sitting in that high chair near you? Is a would-be Tina Fey in that crib at your daughter's house? New research suggests that


Abortion statistics at a glance



Tennessee Man sentenced in murders of teen mom and her unborn child

Brandon Scott DonaldsonPhoto: Knox County Sheriff's Office   By Dave Andrusko Last Friday, after a trial that lasted five days, a Knox County jury found Brandon Scott Donaldson guilty of second degree murder in the death of his 19-year-old pregnant girlfriend, Marcia Crider

NY Times bemoans "A Perilous Year for Abortion Rights"

NYTimesbldg   By Dave Andrusko Over at "Ronald Reagan: Abortion a 'tragedy of Stunning Proportions,'" I alluded to a glum editorial that ran in today's New York Times. "A Perilous Year for Abortion Rights" refers not just to 2014 but more...

A must read for pro-life activists: "The State of Abortion in America, 2015"

stateofabortion2015cover By Dave Andrusko    There is such a rush leading up to the January 22 March for Life that sometimes very important information does not get its proper due. Such, perhaps, was the case with NRLC's "The State of Abortion in America, 2015."

Witnesses to abortion reveal its horrors

10-weeks-abortion1 By Sarah Terzo Sometimes authors of magazines are allowed to witness abortions in the course of writing articles. Sometimes medical students who never had an opinion on abortion come to grips with the procedure after viewing one.

Physician-Assisted Suicide: a threat to patients, a threat to the heart of the medical profession

kevorkian By Dave Andrusko    When a gem such as "Dr. Death Makes a Comeback" (as in Jack Kevorkian), I am fortunate in that many pro-lifers will immediately send me a link. And so in the spirit of pay it forward,

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