Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics

The Powell Center for Medical Ethics is dedicated to the memory of longtime NRLC Vice President Robert Powell, a Texan with a disability who served as a pro-life champion in leading the struggle to protect the lives of people with disabilities and older people from euthanasia. The Powell Center for Medical Ethics serves as NRLC’s arm in fighting to protect the vulnerable born from both direct killing and denial of lifesaving medical treatment, food and fluids. (Read more about Robert Powell)



Since its beginning in 1968, the National Right to Life Committee has been as active in striving to protect older people with disabilities from euthanasia and infanticide as in working to protect unborn children from abortion.

Robert Powell Center for 
Medical Ethics

(202) 378-8862


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Highlights from the Powell Center:


Report: The Affordable Care Act and Health Care Access in the United States - March 6, 2014

Release: National Right to Life Releases New Report Examining the Effect of the Affordable Care Act in the United States - March 6, 2014

Analysis: Texas Bill Would Force DNR Orders Against Patient Wishes [PDF] - May 13, 2013

Texas Bill Would Strip Patients of Their Rights - February 11, 2013

LIFE AT RISK: How the Obama Health Care Plan Will Ration Your Family's Medical Treatment [PDF] - November 2012


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Robert Powell (1950-1995)

National Right to Life Vice-President


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