15
FEB
2019

Sen. McConnell schedules Senate vote on Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) today thanked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for scheduling a Senate vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (S. 311). A vote on the bill, which is being sponsored by Sen. Ben Sasse (R-N

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15
FEB
2019

Mother rejects aborting her unborn baby diagnosed with spina bifida, daughter undergoes successful fetal surgery

By Dave Andrusko Each and every time an unborn baby undergoes prenatal surgery, it inevitably raises the obvious question. This child is either partially or completely removed from her mother’s womb, surgeons work their wondrous ways, and she is placed back inside her mom whe

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15
FEB
2019

The Horror of “After-Birth Abortion” in New York, and elsewhere

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Editor’s note. Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), chair of the House Pro-Life Caucus, delivered these remarks on the House Floor on Tuesday. Please also read his 2012 remarks which we are reposting today. Mr. Speaker, in 2012, two bioethicists—Dr. Alberto

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15
FEB
2019

Premeditated Murder of Newborn Babies Justified As Morally Equivalent to Abortion

The push for “after-birth abortion” By Rep. Chris Smith (R-N J) Editor’s note. These prescient remarks were delivered on the floor of the House of Representatives on March 8, 2012. They are more important than ever with the arrival of full-throated calls for abort

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15
FEB
2019

Why we share our stories of surviving abortions

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. As most of our readers know, in 1977 Melissa survived a saline infusion abortion. She has written many times for NRL News and NRL News Today and appeared numerous times at NRLC’s annual convention. After seeing her on Fox & Friends, I

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15
FEB
2019

Missouri Supreme Court unanimously upholds state’s 72-hour waiting period against challenge by member of Satanic Temple

By Dave Andrusko Last August when we last wrote about the curious case of a member of the Satanic Temple’s challenge to Missouri’s 72- hour waiting period/informed consent law, there was good news and more ambivalent news. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had just

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15
FEB
2019

Pro-lifers on the move in states to pass protective laws and thwart pro-abortion proposals

By Ingrid Duran, Director, Department of State Legislation The 2019 Legislative session started on a terrible note when New York enacted its Abortion-Until-Birth law, the so-called “Reproductive Health Act.” In spite of pro-abortion protests to the contrary, in truth th

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15
FEB
2019

A 21st Century Guide to Roe v. Wade

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. This appeared in the monthly digital edition of National Right to Life News. We have a new college intern at the National Right to Life affiliate where I work, the Pennsylvania Pro-Li

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15
FEB
2019

Still Saving Lives in Richmond!

By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) With only a week and a half to go before the close of the 2019 Virginia General Assembly, there is still so much pro-life work to get done! *A vote was taken Wednesday by the Senate Courts of Justice Committee

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15
FEB
2019

Baier Presses Klobuchar on Reports She’s Abusive to Her Staff

By Nicholas Fondacaro The rollout of Senator Amy Klobuchar’s (D-MN) presidential campaign was immediately mired by serious reports sourced from former staffers that claimed the Senator was an abusive boss. When ABC’s Good Morning America questioned her on Monday, they a

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