2015 Press Releases


National Right to Life Condemns Acts of Violence in Colorado Springs


WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the nation’s oldest & largest pro-life group, condemned the shootings today at a Colorado Springs, Colo. Planned Parenthood facility. No motive has yet been assigned to the shooter, but conflicting news reports indicate that today’s violence occurred at or near the Planned Parenthood clinic. The following […]

U.S. House Passes Pro-Life Reconciliation Bill


Bill would curtail flow of federal taxpayer dollars to nation’s abortion giant WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the “Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act,” (H.R. 3762), 240-189. Among other things, the bill would block, for one year, most federal payments to affiliates of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA). In […]

House Judiciary Committee Continues Hearings Investigating Planned Parenthood’s Abortion Business


WASHINGTON – The U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary today held a second hearing examining Planned Parenthood’s abortion business. The hearing, titled ““Planned Parenthood Exposed: Examining Abortion Procedures and Medical Ethics at the Nation’s Largest Abortion Provider,” comes on the heels of a series of videos by The Center for Medical Progress (CMP) exposing the gruesome […]

National Right to Life Condemns California Gov. Jerry Brown for Signing Bill to Legalize Doctor-Prescribed Suicide


WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters condemned Gov. Jerry Brown for signing a bill to legalized doctor-prescribed suicide. “Today’s action by Governor Brown shows a blatant disregard for the lives of California’s medically vulnerable citizens and sends a message […]

National Right to Life Thanks Speaker John Boehner for His Pro-Life Leadership


For immediate release: Friday, September 25, 2015 For more information: Tatiana Bergum, (202) 626-8825, [email protected] WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, today issued a statement praising Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio), who announced today that he will […]

U.S. House rebukes Planned Parenthood, protects live-born babies


U.S. House of Representatives passes Defund Planned Parenthood Act and Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed two bills strongly backed by the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) – one bill to extend federal legal protection to babies who are born alive during abortions, and another to […]

NRLC: Will congressional Democrats follow Obama to new extreme?


White House: New bill to protect babies born alive during late abortions will “chill” abortion, so Obama “would veto”  WASHINGTON – Late September 16, the White House issued an astonishing announcement that President Obama “will veto” a bill that does nothing but provide protection for babies who are born alive during late abortions – because […]

National ban on dismemberment abortion, based on National Right to Life model, introduced in Congress


WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) heralded today’s introduction in the U.S. House of Representatives of legislation to nationally ban dismemberment abortion, an abortion method that involves using steel tools to tear apart a well-developed unborn child by brute force. The Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act (H.R. 3515) was introduced in the House […]

Videos Underscore Need to Defund Planned Parenthood


WASHINGTON –The Center for Medical Progress (CMP) today released another in their series of videos exposing the abortion industry’s world of trafficking and harvesting of baby body parts, often involving affiliates of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA). This tenth video features several high-ranking executives within Planned Parenthood discussing harvesting baby parts and acknowledging […]