movement has lost a champion and a pioneer.
Young people are volunteering their time at local pregnancy centers and taking on key roles within local right-to-life
At a right-to-life seminar in 1979, for example, Koop had referred to the "women's lib movement" and the "gay pride movement" as propelling "anti-family trends," comments women's and gay rights group pointed to as evidence Koop would discriminate against them and decimate abortion-related medical programs.
To the right-to-life movement, Koop was a heroand a chip they wanted cahsed in when Ronald Reagan took office in 1981.
He had sat on the boards of three national right-to-life groups and was one of the movement's major theorists.
In a report published on the institute's website, director Austin Ruse said concerns about the United Nations' International Criminal Court overriding national sovereignty are not unfounded, especially when it comes to right-to-life issues.
"We didn't enjoy total success at the conferences, but I found it exciting to bring the right-to-life viewpoint to international delegates," Graves told The National Catholic Register.
And it remains among the right-to-life movement's top congressional priorities for the 115th Congress.
As you've read in the pages of National Right to Life NEWS, the first week in October was a momentous one for the right-to-life movement.
Patricia Schroeder and Olympia Snowe proposed the creation of three new contraception research centers, the project was awarded a paltry $3 million after right-to-life opposed it, charging that the research would involve RU486.
And Stevens, who has received his share of anti-abortion hate mail, has no love for right-to-life. But it's not just groups like ALL he's annoyed with.
Another pair of right-wing Catholics, Paul and Judie Brown, were the ones who actually orgarized fundamentalist Protestants into their own version of the right-to-life
No one on the right-to-life side thinks of a pregnant woman as a mechanical incubator; no one regards her as invisible and irrelevant.
Right-to-life advocates have never been known for being selective; they claim that all unborn human beings are worthy of life, whether they are white, black, brown, or yellow.