National Right to Life President Carol Tobias


CAROL TOBIAS is president of the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC). A native of North Dakota, she has served on the NRLC board of directors since 1987. From 1983 to 1991, she was executive director of North Dakota Right to Life and in 1991 was hired as NRLC political director, a position she held until 2005.

During her tenure as political director, pro-life majorities were elected to both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. In 2000 and 2004, she oversaw the efforts of NRLC’s political action committee on behalf of George W. Bush.

In 2014, she testified before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary in opposition to the so-called “Women’s Health Protection Act.”

Carol has appeared on ABC’s World News Tonight, NBC’s Today, the NewsHour on PBS, news shows on CNN, C-SPAN, and Fox News Channel, as well as on numerous television and radio programs throughout the country. She has been quoted in Associated Press articles, in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and USA Today.