2016 Press Releases


JAMA Psychiatry Publishes Flawed UCSF Study


“We know that some women do eventually have serious negative psychological responses to their abortions, some within a year or two but most several years down the road. Women still deserve to have that information when making up their minds about abortion.” -Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. National Right to Life Director of Education and Research WASHINGTON – Researchers […]

National Right to Life Praises Rep. Tom Price for HHS Secretary


WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee, the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, today praised President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of U.S. Rep. Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA) to serve as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. “Dr. Tom Price will bring to the Department of […]

Abortions Continue Downward Trend


WASHINGTON – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today released its annual “Abortion Surveillance Report,” for 2013. The report indicates that the number of abortions continues to decline. Relying on reports from state health departments, the CDC reported 664,435 abortions for 2013. While it provides a snapshot into the downward trend in abortions, […]

National Right to Life Praises Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary


WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee, the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, today praised President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Michigan pro-life activist and philanthropist Betsy DeVos to serve as education secretary in his cabinet. The following may be attributed to Darla St. Martin, Co-Executive Director of […]

National Right to Life praises selection of Sen. Jeff Sessions for Attorney General


WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee, the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, today praised President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be nominated as attorney general in January. “Jeff Sessions will bring to the Justice Department a strong record in defense of […]

National Right to Life Congratulates Donald Trump


WASHINGTON – National Right to Life Committee, the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, congratulates pro-life President-elect Donald Trump on his win against pro-abortion candidate Hillary Clinton. We also congratulate the Trump campaign team, led by Kellyanne Conway, on running a brilliant campaign against a candidate who had unprecedented […]

National Right to Life Mourns the Death of Phyllis Schlafly


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the National Right to Life Committee, the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, mourns the death of our friend Phyllis Schlafly, who passed away at her home in St. Louis on Monday, September 5, at the age of 92. The following statement may be attributed […]

National Right to Life Endorses Speaker Paul Ryan


WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Right to Life is pleased to announce its endorsement of Speaker Paul Ryan (R) for reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives. “Paul Ryan has been a faithful supporter of life as a member of Congress,” said Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life. “Speaker Ryan used his leadership position […]

Clinton Chooses Pro-Abortion Sen. Tim Kaine as Running Mate


WASHINGTON – The president of the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of state right-to-life affiliates, said today she is not surprised by presumptive Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton’s choice of pro-abortion Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate. “Like Hillary Clinton, Sen. Tim Kaine supports the current policy of abortion on demand,” said […]