Life News Bias and Reliability Overview

Life News is an independent news website covering issues important to the pro-life movement. Topics include abortion, euthanasia, stem cell research and politics. Formerly the Pro-Life Infonet, the site was founded in 1993. The site records 1.6 million visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates Life News as hyper-partisan right in terms of bias and as somewhat unreliable in terms of reliability.

Overall Score

A team of analysts at Ad Fontes Media regularly reviews articles and news programs to rate them in terms of bias and reliability. A weighted average of these ratings results in the overall score for the media source.

The bias rating, demonstrated on the Media Bias Chart®️ on the horizontal axis, ranges from most extreme left to neutral to most extreme right. The reliability rating, demonstrated on the chart’s vertical axis, rates sources on a scale from original fact reporting to analysis, opinion, propaganda and inaccurate/fabricated information.

The following are Life News’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 21.64

Bias: 24.37

Reliability scores for articles and shows are on a scale of 0-64. Scores above 24 are generally acceptable; scores above 32 are generally good.

Bias scores for articles and shows are on a scale of -42 to + 42, with higher negative scores being more left, higher positive scores being more right, and scores closer to zero being the most neutral and/or balanced.

Individual Article Scores

The following articles were reviewed by Ad Fontes Media analysts on the basis of reliability and bias. Each article was reviewed by at least three analysts: one conservative, one liberal and one moderate.

The team considers a variety of factors when rating a news article. To determine its reliability score, we consider the article’s veracity, expression, and its headline and graphics. We add each of these scores to the chart on a sliding scale, with the average of those creating the article’s overall reliability score.

To determine an article’s bias score, we consider its language, its political position and how it compares to other stories from other sources on the same topic. We add each of these scores to the chart on a sliding scale, with the average of those creating the article’s overall bias score.

Article URL Bias Reliability
President Trump Condemns Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome: They “Deserve Love”14.6729.47
Fact: An Unborn Baby is a Human Being and Abortions Kill Children19.3328.52
Democratic Senator Who Admitted Hitting His Wife Casts Final Nominating Vote For Joe Biden25.6721.48
Trump Admin Slams China After New Reports of Forced Abortions: “Campaign of Brutal Repression”19.3329.42
John Kasich: It’s OK for Republicans to Vote for Biden, Even Though He Supports Killing Babies21.527.77
Justice Clarence Thomas: “From the Beginning, Abortion Was Promoted as a Means of Eugenics”22.4425.34
ABC Coronavirus Special Never Mentions Andrew Cuomo Killing Nursing Home Residents29.3317.1
Judge Refuses to Dismiss Bogus Charges Against David Daleiden for Exposing Planned Parenthood26.3323.13
Kamala Harris Claims President Trump’s “Secret Police” Will Steal the Election18.3341.21
Trump Admin Fights Judge’s Order Making It Easier to Kill Babies in Abortions15.6735.82
Joe Biden Celebrates Abortion, Calls Killing Babies in Abortions a “Constitutional Right”28.2219.68
Abortionist Who is a Convicted Sex Offender May Have to Close His Seven Abortion Clinics27.7519.52
Teachers’ Unions Push Abortions on Children as Young as 12 Without Their Parents’ Knowledge399.53
Abortion Activist’s Crazy Claim: “Unplanned” Movie Will “Radicalize” Pro-Lifers, Make Them “Violent”2329.14
Massachusetts Bill Would Legalize Abortions Up to Birth, Babies Born Alive After Abortion Can be Left to Die17.538.11
Packed Theater Gives “Unplanned” Movie Standing Ovation After Glitzy Hollywood Premier22.6722.9
Two Catholic Priests Go Inside Abortion Clinics to Save Babies From Abortion21.2524.82
Actress Alyssa Milano Refuses to Call People Against Abortion “Pro-Life.” They’re Just “Anti-Choice”1532.39
Pro-Abortion Candidate Beto O’Rourke Fantasized About Running Over Children With a Car2438.82