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Dececmber 07
Vol. 34, No. 12


Henry Hyde: 1924 - 2007

“When the time comes as it surely will, when we face that awesome moment, the final judgment, I’ve often thought ... that those in the pro-life movement will not be alone. I think there will be a chorus of voices that have never been heard in this world but are heard beautifully and clearly in the next world—and they will plead for everyone who has been in this movement. They will say to God, ‘Spare him because he loved us,’—and God will look at you and say not, ‘Did you succeed?’ but ‘Did you try?’”
Henry Hyde


National Right to Life Endorses
Senator Fred Thompson for President

“The most prominent anti-abortion advocacy group in the country has picked a candidate in the 2008 presidential race. It’s Fred Thompson, the former senator from Tennessee.”
     Linda Wertheimer, NPR’s “Morning Edition”

“This endorsement by the [National] Right to Life Committee is huge. … It matters a great deal. It could be just the kind of boost that could give Fred Thompson the kind of organizational credibility he’s been seeking.”
    Carl Cameron, Fox News

Pro-Life former Senator Fred Thompson.

Judging by the waves of e-mails and flood of phone calls that came into National Right to Life, the news was out even before NRLC held its November 13 press conference: NRLC had endorsed former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson for President of the United States.

This was a carefully thought-out decision, based (as we’ll discuss below) on three criteria. At the heart of the NRLC board’s decision-making was the critically important conclusion that Sen. Thompson was the pro-life Republican candidate most likely to defeat pro-abortion Republican Rudy Giuliani for the party’s presidential nomination and to defeat whichever pro-abortionist the Democrats select.

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Vol. 34, No. 12

 

From the President

Gunter N. Franz, Ph.D.

COURT-SPONSORED TERRORISM

Editor's note. The following guest column is written Gunter N. Franz, Ph.D.  Dr. Franz, associate professor emeritus of Physiology and Pharmacology at West Virginia University School of Medicine, is the husband of NRL President Wanda Franz, Ph.D.

Recently, I heard a speaker who sought to “disturb” his captive audience by invoking a long list of instances in which we, individually and collectively, “terrorize” others. Anyone in the audience who did not simply “tune out” the speaker’s obvious (and inappropriate) attempt to make an ill-conceived and ill-concealed political comment would have been astounded to hear that not being nice to those around us was, well, “terrorism.” Of course, to accept such trivializations and redefinitions of the term terrorism—especially in these days—would have required us to suspend our critical faculties and play a silly game of pretend. But, in this case, the speaker actually could have made a convincing case for the existence of a “domestic terror.”

During the “Great Terror” (la Grande Terreur) of the French Revolution, perhaps as many as 40,000 people were executed. The blood of the guillotined victims flowed freely and publicly. In our own “domestic terror,” too, blood flows freely—but not publicly. Instead of the openly displayed guillotine, we have other machines, an array of surgical instruments, and even poisonous drugs—hidden away in “clinics.” And the number of victims is vastly larger: about 1.3 million a year. Or, cumulatively, more than 48 million since this “domestic terror” was initiated in our country. I am speaking, of course, of abortion.

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