Saturday, May 30, 2015

National Right to Life News This Week 5/30/15

The best of NRL News Today for the week of May 25, 2015

With Abortion, There Are No Do-Overs

  By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The little backward arrow icon on my emails has become one of my best friends. The official function of the icon is to "undo typing."

West Virginia's Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act takes effect today

By Dave Andrusko Rarely does a headline better capture the obstacles our Movement so often overcomes in winning protection for unborn children. 

South Carolina Senators Send Fetal Pain Law Back to House with 4 Days Left in Session

COLUMBIA, S.C.–With four legislative days remaining in the 2015 session, the South Carolina Senate gave third reading to a heavily amended Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H 3114) Wednesday and returned the bill to the S.C. House for further consideration.

See you in New Orleans

The National Right to Life Convention is coming to New Orleans this summer. Join the national meeting of the pro-life grassroots July 9, 10, & 11, 2015, to learn and grow together so we can be a voice for the voiceless

On-Line Pharmacy Selling Strawberry, Chocolate, and Marijuana Flavored Abortion Pills

By Randall K. O'Bannon, Ph.D., National Right to Life In the pharmaceutical industry, as soon as someone makes a widely selling drug, it usually isn't long before there are lots of companies trying

When an Invitation to the Prom Becomes So Much More

Mary and Ben
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Ann Marie Lapkowicz is a friend of mine. Her daughter is now an international celebrity. The story begins when Ann Marie's daughter Mary was in 4th grade. 

'Bully bill' requiring pro-life centers to advertise abortion passes CA Assembly

By Susan Michelle A bill that violates the free speech rights of privately-funded pro-life pregnancy centers in the state of California by forcing them to advertise and promote abortion has now passed the state Assembly and advances to the Senate.

Group-Funding to Pay for Suicide

By Wesley J. Smith Have we become such a degraded and life-disaffirming culture that a fundraising internet site is hosting a request to group-fund a one-way trip to a Swiss suicide clinic? 

Preemie survives and thrives but this only makes her mother more supportive of "later abortions"

By Dave Andrusko From the pro-abortion perspective, if there is a foundational principle, it is that no matter what the outcome, the decision must always rest exclusively in the hands of the mother.

"It feels like a part of me died that day and will never return"

By Dave Andrusko "Since You Asked," I gather, is a kind of advice column found Since no one would come away thinking this is a home for card-carrying pro-life activists

New film shows the "lighter" side of assisted suicide

By Dave Andrusko Over the months, I'd read about "The Farewell Party," which opened this week. The movie is set in a "Jerusalem retirement home in which one resident, an amateur inventor, devises a 'mercy-killing machine,'" 

Babies in first week feel pain new research demonstrates conclusively

By Dave Andrusko Editor's note. This appeared on page 21 of the May digital edition of National Right to Life News. This story, and all stories in the 39-page edition, can be accessed at
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