2012 Press Releases


DNC, Obama Committed to No-Limits Abortion Policy


WASHINGTON – The following can be attributed to Carol Tobias, President of National Right to Life: Beginning with an unapologetically pro-abortion platform and ending with the nomination of the most pro-abortion President this country has ever seen, the 2012 Democratic National Convention was truly an abortion convention. With the invitation of speakers such as Nancy Keenan […]

Barack Obama, pro-abortion extremist — and why the news media avoid tough scrutiny of Obama’s abortion history


This is an update from the National Right to Life Committee in Washington, D.C., issued Thursday, August 23, 2012. “The new obsession is the platform of the Republican Party on abortion, which is an obsession,” [Republican National Committee Chairman Reince] Priebus said Wednesday on “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren” on Fox News. “What […]

Mainstream news media again subjects Republican pro-life positions to hyper-scrutiny and extrapolation, while ignoring President Obama’s positions on current legislation on late abortions and abortion for sex selection


MEDIA ADVISORY: Mainstream news media again subjects Republican pro-life positions to hyper-scrutiny and extrapolation, while ignoring President Obama’s positions on current legislation on late abortions and abortion for sex selection The following statement was released by the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), which is the nationwide federation of state right-to-life organizations.  Aside from the […]

A Solid Pro-Life Ticket for a Pro-Life America


National Right to Life Praises Romney-Ryan Ticket WASHINGTON – Today, the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, praised Governor Mitt Romney’s choice of pro-life Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate. National Right to Life announced its endorsement of Governor […]

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protect Act Garners Majority in U.S. House


Solid Majority of U.S. House of Representatives Votes to Prevent Abortion of Pain-Capable Unborn Children, But 154 Lawmakers Vote to Defend Current D.C. Policy of Legal Abortion for Any Reason Until Birth WASHINGTON – In a landmark vote, a solid majority of the U.S. House of Representatives today voted to reject the current abortion policy […]

U.S. House Will Vote on July 31 on Bill to Overturn Policy of Legal Abortion Until Birth in the Nation’s Capital


WASHINGTON (July 27, 2012) — The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, on legislation that would end the current legal policy allowing abortion, for any reason, until the moment of birth in the nation’s capital. The legislation, the District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 3803), is strongly backed by […]

New Poll Shows 58-27% Support for Replacing DC Current Abortion Policy


NEW POLL SHOWS 58-27% SUPPORT FOR REPLACING DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA’S CURRENT ABORTION-UNTIL-BIRTH POLICY WITH PENDING CONGRESSIONAL BAN ON LATE ABORTIONS; U.S. HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE TO VOTE ON BILL WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 WASHINGTON (July 17, 2012) — By more than a 2-to-1 margin (58-27%), American adults, once informed of the current abortion policy in the nation’s capital – […]

NRLC Reaction to Supreme Court Decision on Obama Health Care Law


National Right to Life: Supreme Court Decision Means Americans Must Elect Mitt Romney and a Pro-Life Congress Committed to Repealing ObamaCare WASHINGTON – “All voters who care about the value and dignity of human life must do everything they can to elect Mitt Romney and a Congress who are committed to repeal of ObamaCare,” said National […]