Laura Echevarria Becomes First Opinion Columnist

National   |   Steven Ertelt   |   May 17, 2007   |   9:00AM   |   WASHINGTON, DC

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by Steven Ertelt Editor
May 17
, 2007

Washington, DC ( — Laura Echevarria, the former director of media relations for the National Right to Life Committee, writes on politics and right-to-life issues and will be’s first opinion columnist.

Steven Ertelt, the editor and CEO of, said he looked forward to having Echevarria as a part of the pro-life news service.

"Laura Echevarria is well-versed on pro-life issues and an articulate spokeswoman for the pro-life perspective," Ertelt said. "She will provide excellent commentary and insights that our readers will enjoy hearing."

"Laura’s commentaries will inspire and motivate pro-life people and give them a fresh look at pro-life issues from an experienced point of view," Ertelt added. is a pro-life news service that serves the pro-life movement by providing daily news coverage of key topics including abortion, euthanasia and emerging biotechnology issues like human cloning and stem cell research.

Nearly 200,000 people rely on each week for pro-life news via email, its web site and its radio program heard on several dozen Christian radio stations.

“I am looking forward to working with to present clear and compelling opinion for readers looking for the latest information on right-to-life issues,” stated Ms. Echevarria.

“A weekly column gives me that opportunity and gives readers another reason to turn to for right-to-life news on the Internet.”