Welcome to the January digital edition of National Right to Life News, for over 50 years the “pro-life newspaper of record.” Let me thank you in advance for reading the entire 48-page issue and for forwarding the stories you like best to pro-life family and friends. We wanted this commemorative edition leading up to the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade to address every topic of interest and relevance to pro-lifers around the world. (Thanks to the Internet, 10% of our readership is from overseas.) Here are just a few highlights…. We begin with politics and the ensuing impact on legislation. What do the results of the November mid-term elections mean for advancing pro-life policies and fending off whatever blue print proabortion have in mind? Jennifer Popik, NRLC federal legislative director, and Karen Cross, NRLC’s Political Director, fill you in and bring readers up to speed. (See pages one and seven.) In the second editorial which also begins on page two, we talk in depth about the upcoming 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, the twin sisters of death. Roe provided the skeletal framework, as it were, of this judicial abomination while Doe fleshed out what Roe only hinted at: the High Court was unleashing abortion on demand on an unsuspecting public .
And since this entire issue is a commemoration of Roe and Doe, NRL News is offering multiple stories on the impact of decisions that had no foundation in the Constitution. Pease also read the stories on pages 27-28, and 34 & 36. NRLC President Carol Tobias addresses “2019: challenges and opportunities” on page three. Carol explains how returning Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is up to her old pro-abortion tricks and how you can help NRLC to advance “Operation 2K20: Why the January commemorative issue of National Right to Life News is must reading Building a Pro-Life America (see page four). Jacki Ragan, director of NRLC’s State Organizational Development Department, gives us an essential overview of what NRLC will be doing in 2019 to promote a Culture of Life. She answers an assortment of questions, including, “What are the three things any grassroots pro-lifer can and should do in 2019?