In January, for the first time since 2006, a pro-life Senate majority was sworn into office after hard-fought victories in the 2014 elections. In addition to defending pro-life seats, the following either ousted a pro-abortion incumbent or flipped an open seat that had previously been in pro-abortion hands: Sens. Dan Sullivan of Alaska, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Cory Gardner of Colorado, Joni Ernst of Iowa, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Steve Daines of Montana, Thom Tillis of North Carolina, Mike Rounds of South Dakota, and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia. All of these freshman senators currently hold a 100% voting record with National Right to Life.
The 2016 New Hampshire Senate race began in earnest Monday when Gov. Maggie Hassan, a pro-abortion Democrat, announced she will challenge pro-life incumbent Sen. Kelly Ayotte. Prior to Hassan’s announcement, the Rothenberg & Gonzalez Political Report rated the contest “Leans Republican,” although many observers expect the race to turn into a dead heat.
Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey kicked off his reelection bid this week in what many believe will be one of the most closely watched Senate races of the 2016 cycle. Toomey is likely to face former Congressman Joe Sestak, who he defeated in 2010, or Katie McGinty, a former Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and most recently chief of staff to Governor Tom Wolf.
Hillary Clinton’s support for abortion is longstanding and unwavering. But many Americans may be surprised to learn just how extreme her position is.
Hillary Clinton Claims Planned Parenthood Selling Babies is “Disturbing,” But 57% Say She’s Dishonest
Hillary Clinton has a trust problem. A recent nationwide Quinnipiac poll found 57% of respondents did not consider the former Secretary of State and presidential candidate to be “honest,” compared to just 37% who found her “trustworthy”
Pro-Lifers Rubio, Jindal, Carson, Perry and Santorum Will Speak at National Right to Life Convention
The National Right to Life Convention rolls into New Orleans one week from now! This three-day conference (July 9-11th) will bring together grassroots activists and pro-life leaders from across the country and center around the theme; “Be a Voice for the Voiceless.” The pro-life newcomer will be inspired and empowered to get more involved and the seasoned activist will receive greater education and new tools to take their efforts to the next level.
EMILY’s List, the political action committee that showers money on Democratic female candidates who back abortion without limits, announced its top House targets for 2016 on Monday. The group is hoping for a better showing than 2014, when despite having a massive financial edge, their candidates came up short. In that year, there were 26 races in which a candidate supported by National Right to Life was running against an EMILY’s List candidate. Nineteen (73%) of the National Right to Life-supported candidates won.
We already knew that children with Down syndrome are spectacular. But one Utah dad is using his photography skills to drive home the message that there is no limit to what people with Down syndrome can accomplish. Alan Lawrence’s photo series features his 18-month old son Wil in a variety of settings flying through the air like a superhero.
Jewels Green is a post-abortive mother of three who worked in an abortion clinic before becoming pro-life. She will share her powerful story this year at the 2015 National Right to Life Convention to be held July 9-11th in New Orleans, Louisiana. www.nrlconvention.com