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National Right to Life News This Week 1/31/2015

Best of NRL News Today for the week of January 26-31, 2015

Elected Officials Who Betray Unborn Babies Have to Go

victoryfund   Last week, a small handful of congresswomen and men did something absolutely unconscionable. These lawmakers claim to be "pro-life," and they were elected to Congress in part because they promised their constituents they would support laws to save the

Abortion Survivor: Claire Culwell

claireculwell   By Sarah Terzo Claire Culwell tells her story: "My birth mother was 13 years old at the time she became pregnant with me. Her mother took her straight to an abortion clinic where she had a surgical abortion.

Famous British Olympian rejects doctors' advice to abort two of her triplets, all three babies doing well at 28 weeks

Jaime Halsey, pictured with the expectant triplets new car seats   By Dave Andrusko Jaime Halsey, Team Great Britain's first female trampolinist at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games and her rugby playing husband Steve Halsey, already were the parents of a little girl, Flo, when the two-year-old asked

When does gender equality begin?

sexselectionabortion7re   Not in the womb, say abortion rights activists By Carolyn Moynihan Editor's note. Carolyn Moynihan is Deputy Editor of MercatorNet where this first appeared. …But in one form of coercion it seems they [some immigrant women] have been on

Pain-Capable Abortion Ban to be Introduced in Ohio

feelpain   60 Percent of Americans Support 20-Week Ban when babies can feel pain COLUMBUS, Ohio--On Tuesday, Ohio Right to Life announced landmark legislation that will ban abortions in Ohio at 20 weeks gestation, the point during pregnancy at which pre-born

When fact checkers take sides

Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ)   By Chris Smith (R-NJ) Editor's note. The following was in response to a misguided Washington Post "fact checker" which ran under the headline "Does Obamacare provide federal subsidies for elective abortions?" Congresswoman Virginia Foxx and I were on absolute

First "Obvious Child," now Lily Tomlin as "Grandma." Can one be worse than the other?

Lily Tomlin   By Dave Andrusko You could only hope against hope that "Obvious Child," an unrelievedly stupid "abortion comedy" would be an only child. But, of course, you knew that mixing comedy (loosely defined) with the violent act of taking an

If you had only one or two minutes….

PregnantTeen23   By Dave Andrusko Once each year I ask readers to send me ideas about what they would say if they only had a couple of minutes to make the case for life.

"A Journey of Firsts"--for an unborn baby, her mom, and their extended family

baby-firstpampers   By Dave Andrusko Over the years I don't know how many stories we've posted about the incredibly powerful impact of the ads produced by Pampers. But it's been a lot.

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Bill Moves forward in South Carolina

UnbornPain3   Editor's note. Three states have already introduced the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act this session: South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. COLUMBIA, S.C. – On Thursday, January 22, the 42nd anniversary of the lethal Roe v. Wade decision legalizing

Kansas Governor tells rally he's ready to sign dismemberment ban

Kansasrally-dismemberment-sign   By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Pro-life Gov. Sam Brownback, with a backdrop of 40 pro-life legislators at Kansans for Life's annual Rally for Life, said he was anxious to sign the newly proposed

Alec Guinness, Obi Wan Kenobi, and abortion

Alec Guinness as Obi Wan Kenobi   By Dave Andrusko Those of us old enough to remember seeing the original "Star Wars" (at the theatres in 1977) are not the least bit surprised that it seems as if the trailer for the latest installment

Seeking your feedback on latest National Right to Life News

Jan2015Frontcover   By Dave Andrusko My sincerest thanks to all of you who have been kind enough to jot down a few lines about the current digital edition of National Right to Life News and sent them to me.

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