Saturday, October 31, 2015

Top Pro-Life stories of the week 10/31/2015

The best of NRL News Today this week:

U.S. House passes pro-life reconciliation bill

reconciliationpassre Bill would curtail flow of federal taxpayer dollars to nation's abortion giant WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the "Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act," (H.R. 3762), 240-189. Among other things, the bill would block, for one

Baby Abigail, who received terminal diagnosis, now expected to live and thrive

abigail5 By TEXAS RIGHT TO LIFE Though she be but little, she is fierce! -- William Shakespeare Earlier this month, Texas Right to Life relayed the story of baby Abigail Jones. Abigail was born with Down syndrome and a tumor doctors thought

2016 Election: Overview of Likely Competitive U.S. Senate Races

2016_Senate_election_map.svg By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Editor's note. This appears in the October digital edition of National Right to Life News at In 2016, 34 of the 100 U.S. Senate seats will be contested on November 8,

Religion and abortion: Why the pro-life view should not be dismissed for its alleged basis in religion

BernardNathanson4 By Paul Stark The following was published in the Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life [MCCL] News. In a Star Tribune opinion piece, local writer Bonnie Blodgett attributes the pro-life view to "only religious zealots." Other pro-choice advocates routinely dismiss the

Despite "death with dignity" rhetoric, involuntary euthanasia is the ultimate goal

jukkavarelius4 By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics A new journal article from Bioethics, "On the Moral Acceptability of Physician‐Assisted Dying for Non‐Autonomous Psychiatric Patients," author Jukka Varelius openly makes the case that assisting suicide should be expanded

"Respect for Development" doesn't prevent PPFA from "trying to find the kidneys" and other "cute" organs

annadermishPPvideo By Dave Andrusko I've written this many times but it worth mentioning again. We can write down, word for word, what abortionists and abortion entrepreneurs say about the "POCs" (Products of Conception) but there is nothing that can compare with

Reducing unborn babies to medical waste: how the pro-abortion mind works

pp2_0 By Dave Andrusko This is the last NRL News Today post for the week and let me give you a heads-up: it concerns a piece that ran on a prominent pro-abortion website,

Australia's 'Dr. Death' forced to stop promoting suicide

Philip Nitschke By Michael Cook The world's foremost promoter of assisted suicide and euthanasia, Australia's Dr. Philip Nitschke, has agreed to cease his advocacy in exchange for retaining his medical registration. Dr. Nitschke has been in the crosshairs of Australia's medical regulators

Abortion Bus Tours Ireland to tell women how to self-abort

womanwithpill By Randall K. O'Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Don't look now, but the same people who brought you the abortion ship and the abortion drone are now riding the abortion train and driving the abortion bus. Women

"Memorial for Unborn Children" comforts post-abortive women and men

memorialunborn84 By Dave Andrusko Elsewhere today we post about an interview Gloria Steinem gave to Yahoo Global Anchor Katie Couric in which she insists to the former CBS News anchor that abortion is "a profoundly moral decision." Indeed, we learn that

China's new two-child policy will not end forced abortion or gendercide

Reggie Littlejohn, speaking at a Capitol Hill press conference on Chinese human rights. (Photo credit: Reuters.) Editor's note. This analysis comes from Women's Rights Without Frontiers. BEIJING, CHINA–Xinhua News Agency reported Thursday that China will move to a two-child policy for all couples, "abandoning its decades-long one-child policy." Characterizing this latest modification as "abandoning" the One-Child

Four takeaways from last night's GOP debate

GOPcandidates8re By Dave Andrusko I had so much going last night I saw only bits and pieces of the third GOP debate live. This morning I watched much of it and read the entire transcript. Here are four takeaways.
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