Sunday, March 1, 2015

National Right to Life News This Week

Best of NRL News Today for the week of February 22, 2015   

Babies "serenaded" in the womb have more developed language centers

Babies played recordings of their mother's voice while they were in the womb were born with a  more developed auditory cortex - the brain's language-processing center. By Dave Andrusko What's more fun than the latest example of how much the unborn child can learn? The latest news is courtesy of Ben Spencer, science reporter for The Daily Mail newspaper, based on an ingenious study by researchers

The Gender Equality Argument for Legalized Abortion

tinyheartbeating By Paul Stark Many defenders of legalized abortion argue that it is required by gender equality. The burdens of pregnancy and childbirth fall upon women but never upon men. So only with access to abortion can women be truly equal

Jack Willke: Answering the Call

Jack and Barbara Willke By Dave Andrusko I strongly suspect you have to be married a long, long time to begin to grasp how much Jack Willke missed Barbara, his wife of almost 65 years. Barbara, the mother of six, the grandmother of 22,

Dismemberment abortions and the case of the amazing vanishing baby

deabortion3 By Dave Andrusko I'm not sure what it means, at least not on first pass. Two veteran pro-lifers, with 60+ years of collective involvement in the Movement between us, missed what should have been obvious to anyone, let alone us.

Student pro-life club in Virginia wins another battle over recognition

improlife By Dave Andrusko When last we heard about the pro-life club at Courtland High School in Spotsylvania, Virginia, the principal had begun doing the right thing by reversing an earlier decision, however grudgingly. Last October Principal Larry Marks first declined

NRLC testifies in Idaho legislative committee over dangers of "web-cam abortions"

Randall K. O'Bannon, Ph.D.   By Randall K. O'Bannon, Ph.D. Editor's note. On Tuesday, we posted a story headlined, "Idaho House committee votes 13-4 in favor of law to curb web-cam abortions" As we noted in the opening sentence, NRLC's Dr. Randall K. O'Bannon,

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West Virginia Gov. has five days to decide whether to veto The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Senator Karnes, one of West Virginians for Life's heroes,  spoke on the floor of the Senate in support of HB 2568. By Dave Andrusko It is not entirely clear if he has, but should West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin receive The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act today, he will have until next Wednesday to decide whether to veto the bill.

Clinic worker: The first time I saw an aborted baby's arm, I couldn't believe my eyes

Nurse456re By Sarah Terzo One could say that the best way to learn about abortion is to listen to the stories of those who have actually been there, in the rooms where abortions were performed– the former abortionists and clinic workers.

Missouri man charged with four murders, including murder of unborn baby

Casey Maples, who was 7-8 weeks pregnant when she and her baby were murdered By Dave Andrusko Unfortunately, we have two posts today about murders whose brutality almost defies belief. Authorities charged Brian D. Williams of Missouri Tuesday with four counts of murder in the deaths of three adults and an unborn baby.

Abortion one of her "best decisions"? Read more carefully

Renee Bracey Sherman By Dave Andrusko Writing at the Huffington Post, Alanna Vagianos could not be prouder that Renee Bracey Sherman is "happy" that Sherman had an abortion when she was 19. The operative paragraph in Vagianos' glowing tribute is The best part

MDs Can't Control Pain, Can Kill

Harvey Max Chochinov By Wesley J. Smith Brilliant! The same Canadian doctors who are apparently very poorly trained in palliative care, have been given a license to kill by the recent radical ruing of the country's Supreme Court. This medical and potentially humanitarian

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