Oct
22
10:00 am10:00

Annual Association Meeting

The 38th North Dakota Right to Life Annual Association Meeting will be held at Zion Lutheran Church (413 E Ave D) in Bismarck.

Please join us for the meeting in the morning, lunch and educational presentations in the afternoon.

Register for the association meeting, lunch and training: http://bit.ly/1Lth8ZA

For more information contact Office@NDRL.org or 701-258-3811

Sep
27
6:00 pm18:00

Dickinson Fall Banquet

Keynote Speaker: Lawyer and award winning author, Wesley J. Smith, is a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism. He is also a consultant to the Patients Rights Council. In 2008, the Human Life Foundation named him a Great Defender of Life for his work against assisted suicide and euthanasia.

Smith left the full time practice of law in 1985 to pursue a career in writing and public advocacy. He is the author or coauthor of twelve books. His Human Exceptionalism blog, hosted by National Review Online, is one of the premier blogs dealing with human life and dignity. Smith’s book Forced Exit: Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide and the New Duty to Die (1997, Times Books), a broad-based criticism of the assisted suicide/euthanasia movement has become a classic in anti-euthanasia advocacy and is now in its third edition published by Encounter Books in 2006. 

Smith has published hundreds of articles and opinion columns on issues such as the importance of being human (human exceptionalism), assisted suicide, bioethics, the morality of human cloning, the dangers of the animal rights movement, anti-humanism within radical environmentalist advocacy, legal ethics, medical ethics, and public affairs. His writing has appeared nationally and internationally, including in Newsweek, New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, the Weekly Standard, National Review, The Age (Australia), The Telegraph (United Kingdom), Western Journal of Medicine, and the American Journal of Bioethics. 

Smith is often called upon by members of legislative and executive branches of government to advise on issues within his fields of expertise. He has testified as an expert witness in front of federal and state legislative committees, and has counseled government leaders internationally about matters of mutual concern.

The event is free for the public to attend, however we are still looking for underwriters to defray the cost of the event. Please contact our office at 701-258-3811 or office@ndrl.org to reserve your spot or to get more information on underwriting.

Sep
26
6:00 pm18:00

Bismarck Fall Banquet

  • Ramada

Keynote Speaker: Lawyer and award winning author, Wesley J. Smith, is a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism. He is also a consultant to the Patients Rights Council. In 2008, the Human Life Foundation named him a Great Defender of Life for his work against assisted suicide and euthanasia.

Smith left the full time practice of law in 1985 to pursue a career in writing and public advocacy. He is the author or coauthor of twelve books. His Human Exceptionalism blog, hosted by National Review Online, is one of the premier blogs dealing with human life and dignity. Smith’s book Forced Exit: Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide and the New Duty to Die (1997, Times Books), a broad-based criticism of the assisted suicide/euthanasia movement has become a classic in anti-euthanasia advocacy and is now in its third edition published by Encounter Books in 2006. 

Smith has published hundreds of articles and opinion columns on issues such as the importance of being human (human exceptionalism), assisted suicide, bioethics, the morality of human cloning, the dangers of the animal rights movement, anti-humanism within radical environmentalist advocacy, legal ethics, medical ethics, and public affairs. His writing has appeared nationally and internationally, including in Newsweek, New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, the Weekly Standard, National Review, The Age (Australia), The Telegraph (United Kingdom), Western Journal of Medicine, and the American Journal of Bioethics. 

Smith is often called upon by members of legislative and executive branches of government to advise on issues within his fields of expertise. He has testified as an expert witness in front of federal and state legislative committees, and has counseled government leaders internationally about matters of mutual concern.

The event is free for the public to attend, however we are still looking for underwriters to defray the cost of the event. Please contact our office at 701-258-3811 or office@ndrl.org to reserve your spot or to get more information on underwriting.

Apr
18
6:00 pm18:00

Minot Spring Banquet

  • Grand Hotel

Keynote Speaker: North Dakota’s very own Carol Tobias.

Carol Tobias a veteran pro-lifer with a long history of local, state, and national involvement is the 9th president of the National Right to Life Committee, the nation’s oldest and largest pro-life organization. 

A native of North Dakota, she has served on the National Right to Life 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 National Right to Life 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 both 2000 and 2004, she oversaw the efforts of National Right to Life’s political action committee on behalf of George W. Bush.

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

Founded in 1968, the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, is the nation's oldest and largest grassroots pro-life organization. Recognized as the flagship of the pro-life movement, NRLC works through legislation and education to protect innocent human life from abortion, infanticide, assisted suicide and euthanasia.

Table Hosts:

We are looking for people to be table hosts for us at our banquets, a table host is responsible for filling their table of 8 and passing out information to their table during the banquet. Please consider volunteering to be a table host for us.

Underwriting:

Gold: $2500+ pre-banquet VIP reception with the guest speaker, company name or logo recognized in the program and on the projector screen.

Silver: $1000+ pre-banquet VIP reception company/name or logo recognized in the program and on the projector screen.

Bronze: $500+  company/name recognized in the program and on the projector screen.

To be a table host or underwriter for the banquet and contact office@ndrl.org or 701-258-3811.

Apr
17
6:00 pm18:00

Grand Forks Spring Banquet

  • Ramada Inn

Keynote Speaker: North Dakota’s very own Carol Tobias.

Carol Tobias, a veteran pro-lifer with a long history of local, state, and national involvement is the 9th president of the National Right to Life Committee, the nation’s oldest and largest pro-life organization.  

A native of North Dakota, she has served on the National Right to Life 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 National Right to Life 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 both 2000 and 2004, she oversaw the efforts of National Right to Life’s political action committee on behalf of George W. Bush.

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

Founded in 1968, the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, is the nation's oldest and largest grassroots pro-life organization. Recognized as the flagship of the pro-life movement, NRLC works through legislation and education to protect innocent human life from abortion, infanticide, assisted suicide and euthanasia.

The event is free for the public to attend, however we are still looking for underwriters to defray the cost of the event. Please contact our office at 701-426-5465 or office@ndrl.org for more information on underwriting.

Table Hosts:

We are looking for people to be table hosts for us at our banquets, a table host is responsible for filling their table of 8 and passing out information to their table during the banquet. Please consider volunteering to be a table host for us.

Underwriting:

Gold: $2500+ pre-banquet VIP reception with the guest speaker, company name or logo recognized in the program and on the projector screen.

Silver: $1000+ pre-banquet VIP reception company/name or logo recognized in the program and on the projector screen.

Bronze: $500+  company/name recognized in the program and on the projector screen.

To help underwrite the banquet, or to be a table host (no cost) please contact Office@NDRL.org or 701-258-3811

Jan
18
7:00 pm19:00

Community Workshop: Pro-Life - Define the Debate = Win

Free Community Workshop: ProLife: Define the Debate = Win.

Brock Schmeling, North Dakota Right to Life Executive Director

Monday, January 18th at 7-9pm 

Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library (515 N 5th St, Bismarck) Room C. 

The aim of this presentation is to train and equip individuals to winsomely and articulately communicate the content of the pro-life position in an attractive manner. Successful pro-life apologists pursue four essential tasks. 

First, they clarify the debate by focusing public attention on one key question: What is the unborn? 

Second, they establish a foundation for the debate, demonstrating to critics that moral neutrality is impossible. 

Third, they answer objections persuasively. 

Fourth, they teach and equip. 

These tasks are necessary because while the street level debate over abortion rages on, a serious intellectual discussion about the foundation for human rights continues almost unnoticed.

Contact office@NDRL.org for details. 

Jan
17
2:00 pm14:00

Rally For Life- Bismarck

On January 22, 1973, the United States Supreme Court determined in Roe v. Wade that the most basic right we have— the right to live— could not be protected by the states until the child was deemed “viable” (between twenty-four to twenty-eight weeks at the time).  The Supreme Court claimed in the ruling of Justice Blackmun:  "We need not resolve the difficult question of when life begins. When those trained in the respective disciplines of medicine, philosophy, and theology are unable to arrive at any consensus, the judiciary, at this point in the development of man's knowledge, is not in a position to speculate as to the answer."  Even though he needed not resolve it, scientific evidence then as now showed the court that a new life starts at fertilization.

This ruling struck down all legal protections that were in place in North Dakota to protect the unborn in our state.  To commemorate and protest the anniversary of this ruling that has resulted in the deaths of over 66,000 North Dakotans and 58 million Americans, we invite you to attend the annual Rally for Life on the North Dakota State Capitol steps in Bismarck on Sunday, January 17th (Sanctity of Life Sunday) from 2-3pm with refreshments following at the Days Inn at 1300 E Capitol Ave.

For details contact (701) 258-3811 or office@ndrl.org.

Jan
17
Jan 23

Sanctity of Human Life Week

Sanctity of Human Life Week

Effective Date: 

 January 17, 2016 - January 23, 2016

WHEREAS, in keeping with the cherished fundamental principle of the American people, life from the unborn child to the senior citizen is a most valued part of our society; and

WHEREAS, the protection and preservation of human life is the principal duty of every citizen and their duly constituted governments, including national, state and local; and

WHEREAS, all North Dakotans are encouraged to take appropriate steps to recognize the dignity of human life and its paramount place in our society.

NOW, THEREFORE, as Governor of the State of North Dakota, I do hereby proclaim January 17-23, 2016, SANCTITY OF HUMAN LIFE WEEK in the state of North Dakota.

Signed Proclamation by North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple

 

 

 

Jan
17
8:00 am08:00

Sanctity of Human Life Sunday

Sanctity of Human Life Sunday 2016

On January 13, 1984, President Ronald Reagan issued a proclamation designating January 22 as the first National Sanctity of Human Life Day. Churches around the United States gathered to celebrate God's gift of life, commemorate the many lives lost to abortion, and commit themselves to protecting life at every stage. The proclamation of National Sanctity of Human Life Day has been heralded by National Right to Life as "a wonderful statement of what the pro-life movement is really all about."

 See the original proclamation: http://bit.ly/1iLE7Sm

NDRL Drop Off Location for FirstChoice Clinic's Largest Baby Shower
Jan
1
Jan 31

NDRL Drop Off Location for FirstChoice Clinic's Largest Baby Shower

FirstChoice Clinic: Largest Baby Shower

January is a BIG month for the FirstChoice Clinic's Family Boutique across the state! This is the month they restock the shelves for the families participating in the "Earn While You Learn Program", an educational program through which moms and dads are taught skills to help them become better parents.

This year they are especially in need of diapers and gift cards but will accept any new baby items such as:
· Baby wipes
· Newborn sleepers
· Newborn onesies
· Baby wash
· Baby lotion
· Baby bath towels


The North Dakota Right to Life Office will be a drop off location for the Bismarck Downtown businesses the whole month of January (Facebook will only allow an event to post for 2 weeks).

NDRL
418 E Rosser Ave Suite 100 (Downtown Professional Building)
Bismarck, ND 58504
Contact: office@NDRL.org or (701) 258-3811.


If you would like to mail a gift card or order an item fromwww.smile.amazon.com/ch/36-3326034:
North Dakota RIght to Life
PO Box 551
Bismarck, ND 58502


Every expectant and new mother deserves to be surrounded by loving support, no matter her circumstances. This is especially true if the pregnancy is unplanned. FirstChoice Clinic, a non-profit FREE pregnancy resource clinic exists for just this reason: to provide unconditional support to those facing unplanned pregnancy. Through medical care, education, and practical support, FirstChoice Clinic empowers young women and men to make informed, healthy choices for themselves and their children. 
www.firstchoiceclinic.com


North Dakota Right to Life is dedicated to protecting the lives of every human life from fertilization to natural death. For more information please contact: office@NDRL.org or (701) 258-3811 or www.NDRL.org.

Oct
3
10:00 am10:00

Annual Meeting

Our annual meeting will be held at Zion Lutheran Church in Bismarck. Please join us for the meeting, lunch and two riveting presentations, Planned Parenthood Exposed: What difference does it make? and Effective Lobbying: How to Optimize Your Voice.

Sep
22
6:00 pm18:00

NDRL Fargo Banquet

Please join NDRL at the Holiday Inn for our Fall Banquet featuring Notre Dame Law Professor O. Carter Snead, as he presents "The Case for Dismemberment Abortion Bans in Prudence and Principle".

Please RSVP by Monday September 14th to events@ndrl.org or 701-258-3811.

Sep
21
6:00 pm18:00

NDRL Bismarck Banquet

Please join NDRL at the Best Western Ramkota for our Fall Banquet featuring Notre Dame Law Professor O. Carter Snead, as he presents "The Case for Dismemberment Abortion Bans in Prudence and Principle".

Please RSVP by Monday September 14th to events@ndrl.org or 701-258-3811.

Sep
20
6:00 pm18:00

NDRL Dickinson Banquet

Please join NDRL at the Ramada Grand Dakota for our Fall Banquet featuring Notre Dame Law Professor O. Carter Snead, as he presents "The Case for Dismemberment Abortion Bans in Prudence and Principle".

Please RSVP by Monday September 14th to events@ndrl.org or 701-258-3811.