Saturday, February 23, 2013

National Right to Life News Week-in-Review

Week-in-Review Topics for February 18-22, 2013


If you had only one minute…..


By Dave Andrusko I was about to close up shop for the week when I ran across an article at Inside Higher Education headlined “Snapshot Dissertation.” I had an intuition what the subject matter might be about 


The suffering brothers and sisters of aborted children

The siblings of aborted children sometimes find it hard to deal with their trauma. (Photo credit: James Dennes on Flickr)

By Kristi Burton Brown Abortion is anything but a simple choice. It affects not just the child who dies in an unimaginable way. It affects not just the mother who suffers through the abortion or the father who could 

Parents agree not to try to coerce daughter into having an abortion


By Dave Andrusko In a case that garnered national headlines, the parents of a pregnant 16-year-old girl have told a Texas judge that they will not use physical force or psychological coercion to try to compel their daughter to abort.


More allegations against abortionist Robert Alexander: “He probably felt he could get away with it because most people don’t want to talk about it”

Robert Alexander's Women's Medical Services

By Dave Andrusko When word leaks that charges have been filed against abortionists, one positive can be that other women come forth to tell how they maimed them. We’ve carried more than a dozen stories about Muskegon abortionist Robert Alexander,

Jury Selection to begin March 3 in trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell


By Dave Andrusko Although there have been numerous delays and postponements, it appears that jury selection will finally begin March 3 in the trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell. The 72-year-old Gosnell is accused of seven counts of first-degree murder


Sizeable majority support legal protection of unborn, according to new research


Editor’s note. The following comes from the Irish Pro Life Campaign. Today, the Pro Life Campaign launched a recently commissioned Millward Brown opinion poll, which was carried out on various pro-life issues including current medical practice on the treatment 

The essential role of forgiveness

Melissa Ohden

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa, the survivor of a “failed” saline abortion in 1977, speaks all over the world including at the last two National Right to Life Conventions. 


The Story Told by 40 Years of Abortion Statistics

Randall K. O'Bannon, Ph.D.

By Randall K. O’Bannon Ph.D., NRL-ETF Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. This story appeared in the Winter issue of National Right to Life News. 

Anti-euthanasia activists launch European coalition in ‘historic’ meeting in Rome


By John Jalsevac Editor’s note. This appeared Tuesday here. ROME, February 19, 2013–A group of nearly 20 leading anti-euthanasia activists representing 11 countries gathered today in Rome to launch a pan-European coalition. Their goal? To promote “care, not killing,” 


The case for how it’s a “winning” strategy for pro-abortion NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo to make it possible to kill more babies in the third trimester

Pro-abortion New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo

By Dave Andrusko It should surprise no one that pro-lifers would instantly react to an outlandish proposal by pro-abortion New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, or that the “media” would pick upon his “Reproductive Health Act” once we exposed it 

Chief medical examiner’s office in Baltimore confirms woman died from complications after abortion at 33 weeks

Jennifer Morbelli

By Dave Andrusko On the webpage today of Newsday, next to the headline “Jennifer Morbelli, New Rochelle teacher, died of complications after abortion, medical examiner says,” is a photo of pro-abortion New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo


The New Republic’s gushing profile of NARAL’s new leader

Ilyse Hogue, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America

By Dave Andrusko By now everyone knows the Abortion Establishment is not-so-quietly debating which direction (or directions) to take.


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