Wednesday, August 28, 2013

National Right to Life News Today 8/28/13

Topics for August 28, 2013
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.


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.

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.

Pain-Capable Babies Deserve Protection

Rep. Chris Smith
Pain. We all dread it. Avoid it. Even fear it. And we all go to extraordinary lengths to mitigate its severity and duration.

“Awakening His Mind’s Eye”

Nicholas D. Schiff
By Dave Andrusko Professor William Brennan is a pro-life scholar whose academic life’s work it’s been to illuminate the dark power of destructive language. “Dehumanizing the Vulnerable: When Word Games Take Lives” helps us understand

Wisconsin Right to Life Thrilled with Enactment of Sonya’s Law Requiring Ultrasound Prior to Abortion

Wisconsin State Rep. Pat Strachota and State Senator Mary Lazich
By Barbara L. Lyons, Wisconsin Right to Life Executive Director The top legislative priority of Wisconsin Right to Life this year was enactment of a law to require ultrasound prior to an abortion.

Glasgow health board again tries to force midwives to supervise abortions

Mary Doogan and Concepta Wood
By Dr. Peter Saunders Two Glasgow midwives, who won a landmark legal battle to avoid taking any part in abortion procedures, may now have to return to court.

Altruistic assisted suicide – surely you can’t be serious?

By Paul Russell A Huffington Post report from the US about a terminally ill Michigan woman who wants to die by assisted suicide so she can donate her organs is most disturbing.
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