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Pro Life


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Pro Life

  1. 1. By: Lauren McCarthy and Kristin Ritter By Lauren and Kristin
  2. 2. What is the big deal? <ul><li>Abortion is becoming a major issue in the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Pro-Life interest groups are becoming more popular as the Abortion rate increases. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>A response to a US Supreme Court ruling that human abortion were to be legalized throughout nine months of pregnancy in all states. </li></ul>NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE
  4. 4. Background Information <ul><li>In June of 1973 the NRLC’s first meeting was held in Detroit. </li></ul><ul><li>The National Right to Life Committee represents over 3000 chapters in US. </li></ul><ul><li>The NRLC Board of Directors now consists of an elected director from each state </li></ul>
  5. 5. Important issues <ul><li>The NRLC focuses on the termination of legalizing abortion, finding alternatives to abortion, and educating the people of the United States on the topic of abortion. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Important Issues Cont. <ul><li>In addition, the NRLC focuses on euthanasia, health care reform, Medicare as well as human cloning. </li></ul>
  7. 7. NRLC ULTIMATE GOAL! <ul><li>The ultimate goal of the National Right to Life Committee is to restore legal protection to the innocent human life. </li></ul>
  8. 8. NRLC in the government <ul><li>The national right to life has an extremely conservative political leaning!! </li></ul><ul><li>The NRLC would be affiliated with the Republican Party 100%. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Democrats vs. Republicans <ul><li>Democrats mainly have a Pro Choice view. </li></ul><ul><li>Republicans represent the conservative outlook and therefore is a large supporter of the NRLC </li></ul>
  10. 10. Republican Involvement <ul><li>NRLC is the first major endorsement by a national grassroots organization in the Republican nomination process.  </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Three of the four justices likely to be replaced have been either outright hostile to the cause of unborn babies or only occasionally helpful. </li></ul><ul><li>Fred Thompson, the Republican candidate who entered the race late, has continually touted his claim that he is “100% pro-life” and is supported by NRLC. </li></ul>NRLC IN THE POLITICAL PROCESS
  12. 12. General Information <ul><li>PAC: National Right to Life Political Action Committee </li></ul><ul><li>NRLC is run by 46 people </li></ul><ul><li>1 million members and growing each year </li></ul>
  13. 13. NRLC <ul><li>The NRLC educates the people of America about the different ways people can choose to abort their children through all 3 trimesters. </li></ul><ul><li>Methods during the 1 st trimester include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Suction Aspiration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dilatation and Curettage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RU 486/Mifeprex </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Methotrexate </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. METHODS (cont.) <ul><li>2 nd and 3 rd trimester: </li></ul><ul><li>Second & Third Trimesters           Dilatation and Evacuation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instillation Methods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Salt Poisoning Urea </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Prostaglandins </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Partial-Birth Abortion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hysterotomy </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. The End Make this of abortion