Saturday, August 31, 2013

National Right to Life News This Week 8/31/2013

         National Right to Life News This Week!
Editor’s note. While my family and I are on vacation, we are running some of our favorite NRL News Today stories from the last four months, entries from our “Roe at 40" series, and an occasional update.



Fascinating research demonstrates unborn children can learn

By Luis Zaffirini A group of scientists at the University of Helsinki has published findings in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that show that children are capable of learning and retaining information much earlier than previously believed possible

Planned Parenthood: We Have a Job to Do

By Carol Tobias, NRLC President Earlier this month, the District of Columbia announced that it was giving $375,000 to the local Planned Parenthood affiliate to help enroll people in Obamacare. Planned Parenthood will be a “navigator”

16 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Life Before Birth

  We all began our journey from the moment we were conceived. Here’s some of the facts of life you may not know about your time in your mother’s womb.

Born with Cerebral Palsy, Expected to Die, Young Man Today Attending College on Academic Scholarship

Dalton McBeath
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research When you’re dropping your daughters off at college, the last thing you expect to do is to run into a great pro-life story.

Requests for euthanasia in Belgium are rarely refused

By Alex Schadenberg A study published in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management,“Process and Outcomes of Euthanasia Requests Under the Belgian Act on Euthanasia: A Nationwide Survey,” found that only 5% of requests for euthanasia in Belgium are refused.

Dehydrated Patients May be Aware!

Elderly woman's hand
By Wesley j. Smith Imagine you are in a hospital or nursing home with a brain injury. Doctors say you are “not there,” but you are. And you hear doctors tell your family to stop giving you food and water!

Suicide Advocates Seek to Influence Institute of Medicine

Wesley J. Smith
By Wesley J. Smith The euphemistically named Compassion and Choices–spawned out of the old Hemlock Society–is funded in the millions by those who want to make assisted suicide the law of the land.
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