2013 Press Releases


NRLC to Harry Reid: “Let the Senate vote on bill to protect unborn babies who feel pain”


WASHINGTON (November 7, 2013) – The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of state right-to-life organizations, is calling on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to bring the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act to the Senate floor for a vote. At a press conference this morning, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) announced he would […]

Statement of Carol Tobias on Senate Introduction of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act


Good morning. I am Carol Tobias, president of the National Right to Life Committee. National Right to Life is the nation’s oldest and largest single-issue pro-life organization, with 50 state affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters. We thank Senator Graham for his leadership in introducing the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act and eagerly lend […]

Sen. Lindsey Graham to Introduce Nationwide Protection for Pain-Capable Unborn Children


WASHINGTON (November 1, 2013) – Next week, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) will introduce landmark legislation to provide nationwide protection for unborn children who are capable of feeling pain, beginning at 20 weeks fetal age (equivalent to “22 weeks of pregnancy,” the beginning of the sixth month). “Ten states have already enacted the Pain-Capable Unborn Child […]

National Right to Life Blasts Obama Administration’s Final Rule, Charging that the Government is “Falsifying” what the Law Says


WASHINGTON (October 1, 2013) – The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of state right-to-life organizations, blasted the final rule issued yesterday by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) with regards to the health plans that Members of Congress and certain congressional staff will buy on a new SHOP Exchange. In a […]

National Right to Life: McConnell “irreplaceable” in U.S. Senate as defender of unborn children and other vulnerable persons


LOUISVILLE (September 18, 2013) – National Right to Life today joined with its state affiliate, Kentucky Right to Life, in issuing a ringing endorsement of Senator Mitch McConnell’s re-election to the United States Senate, calling the lawmaker “irreplaceable” for the pro-life cause. “For many years, Senator McConnell has been among the most effective legislative champions […]

National Right to Life Urges OPM Acting Director To Tell the President: We Cannot Break the Law on Abortion


National Right to Life Urges OPM Acting Director To Tell the President: We Cannot Break the Law on Abortion  WASHINGTON (September 9, 2013) – The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of state right-to-life organizations, today formally urged that the director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) tell the White House that […]

Statement of National Right to Life Regarding the Importance of the Single-Issue Focus of the Right-to-Life Movement


WASHINGTON – The following may be attributed to Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life. National Right to Life, its fifty state affiliates, and more than 3,000 local chapters, are single-issue organizations existing to protect innocent human life from abortion, infanticide, assisted suicide, and euthanasia. In the Declaration of Independence, the Founding Fathers observed […]