Week-in-Review Topics for July 9-13, 2012



U.S. Rep. Trent Franks (R-Az.)

WASHINGTON (July 13, 2012) — The U.S. House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on Wednesday, July 18, on an NRLC-backed bill that would protect unborn children in the federal District after they have reached 20 weeks fetal age, based


Family of victim of forced abortion reportedly reaches settlement with Chinese government

Feng Jianmei, lying in bed after her forced abortion at seven months

By Dave Andrusko The family of a Chinese woman forcible aborted in the seventh month has reached an out-of-court settlement with the government , according to the official state-run newspaper and the Associated Press. Feng Jianmei and her husband, Deng

Where we stand on July 13

Pro-life Mitt Romney and Pro-abortion Barack Obama

By Dave Andrusko NRL News Today for this week ends with our semi-regular update of the race for President. As is our habit, let me offer a few observations in bullet point form: ·         I’m mention this again, even though


Clara’s First Convention – What Our Girl Learned at NRLC 2012!

Sadie Haupt, Clara and Clara’s Mama on a dinner break at NRLC 2012

By Joleigh Little, Teens for Life Director, Wisconsin Right to Life When I started thinking seriously about adopting, the two biggest hurdles (at least in my mind) were the fact that I was single and that international adoption is ridiculously

A more in-depth look at an important win by women helping centers

Judge Paul V. Niemeyer

By Dave Andrusko On Monday we wrote about an important decision—important on many grounds—rendered by a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The panel overturned ordinances passed by the Montgomery County Council and the Baltimore City


Pro-Lifers Refuse to be misled about Pro-Life Mitt Romney

Pro-life Mitt Romney is a hit with pro-lifers of all ages

By Dave Andrusko There is a built-in problem with rebutting in detail even the most blatantly spurious/misleading/false accusations lodged against pro-life former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney: inevitably you give additional oxygen to a fire that will eventually extinguish itself. We

Dutch doctors turn to ‘continuous deep sedation’ to keep official euthanasia figures low

Dr. Peter Saunders

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members The Lancet has just published an article purporting


Making a Difference Together in 2012

Melissa Ohden

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa spoke last month at National Right to Life’s annual convention. At my request she wrote about her experience for NRL News Today which has already been reprinted elsewhere. The following is an article she

Who Really Cares About Women?

NRLC President Carol Tobias

By Carol Tobias, President National Right to Life Who really cares about women? The so-called “war on women”, launched by President Obama and his supporters, is nothing more than a rhetorical smokescreen and political ploy designed to get women to


Amazing Computer Animation Shows Development of Human Face in Utero

By Dave Andrusko The BBC offers some absolutely amazing examples of science developed with laypeople in mind on its webpage. But its series on “Inside the Human Body” may be the most fascinating of all, replete with spectacular graphics.

Reflections on a Post-Abortion Journey

By Dave Andrusko The blog’s headline is “Postabortion journey, walk with me: A story of hope and healing after abortion.” You can read these poignant, heart-wrenching observations at http://postabortionwalk.blogspot.com. I would like to make just two observations, besides encouraging you


Justice Minister announces appeal of the decision of Justice Smith in BC, that legalized euthanasia and assisted suicide in Canada

British Columbia Supreme Court Justice Lynn Smith

By Alex Schadenberg, executive director Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (EPC) applauds the decision by Justice Minister, Hon Rob Nicholson, who today announced the appeal of the decision by Justice Lynn Smith in the Carter decision in British

People with sever dementia should be starved and dehydrated to death to save money says BMJ editorial

Raanan Gillon

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as member.



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