Category Archives: Judicial

ACLU, Planned Parenthood challenge bill that bans abortions at 20 weeks

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad

By Dave Andrusko Even before Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad had a chance to sign the measure, the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa and Planned Parenthood filed a suit in Polk County District Court challenging Senate File 471. Judge Jeffrey

Indiana AG Appeals Ultrasound Ruling, Defends Dignity for Unborn Law

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill

Pro-life Community Pleased Common Sense Law Is Being Defended INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has appealed Federal Judge Tanya Pratt’s March 31 ruling in which she granted an injunction against the 18-hour ultrasound requirement in the “Dignity for

Missouri AG vows to appeal pro-abortion ruling by federal judge

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley

By Dave Andrusko The tweet yesterday from Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley was short and to the point: Josh Hawley‏ @HawleyMO Wrong decision from judge striking down MO laws protecting health & safety of women. I will appeal. Hawley was

POLITICO story is a testimony to pro-life resiliency in the face of judicial obstructionism

Pro-life Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott

By Dave Andrusko Surprisingly, a story this week in POLITICO, which never ceases to promote the abortion agenda, offered something for both sides. On the one hand, the headline and the subhead–“How Texas is beating the Supreme Court on abortion:

Arkansas Becomes 10th State to Back Baltimore Pregnancy Center in Free Speech Case

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge

Editor’s note. This release comes from Office of Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge joined nine other attorneys general on an amicus [“friend of the court”] brief to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals urging

Indiana Legislators Urge Attorney General Hill to Appeal 18-Hour Ultrasound Ruling

AG Curtis Hill

Co-authors and Sponsors of the 2016 Dignity for the Unborn Law Disheartened by Judge Pratt’s Ruling INDIANAPOLIS – In a new letter, the co-authors and sponsors of the 2016 Dignity for the Unborn law, House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1337, urge

Federal Judge preliminary enjoins Missouri abortion law

U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs

By Dave Andrusko U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs has granted a preliminary injunction that blocks a Missouri law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles and abortion clinics to meet the requirements of ambulatory

Judge Pratt Issues Predictable Ruling Favoring Planned Parenthood

Indiana Right to Life Urges Attorney General Curtis Hill to Appeal INDIANAPOLIS –Last Friday Federal Judge Tanya Pratt sided with Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union in their lawsuit against Indiana’s ultrasound law. Indiana has long required that

Radical abortion attorney urges Kansas Supreme Court to activism

Kansas Supreme Court Justice Caleb Stegall

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life “Kansas’ highest court appeared receptive Thursday to declaring for the first time that the state constitution recognizes abortion rights,” wrote the Associated Press’s John Hanna. Indeed, the questions from the majority of

Minnesota Supreme Court declines to review 2015 conviction of “Final Exit Network”

John Celmer

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition On Tuesday, the Minnesota Supreme Court declined to review the 2015 conviction of the “Final Exit Network” [FEN]. By Thursday the group distributed a press release that began, “The Board of

Ohio Supreme Court to hear appeal in case of Toledo’s lone remaining abortion clinic

By Dave Andrusko The Ohio Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to hear an appeal from the state to a 6th District Court of Appeals ruling that prevented the Ohio Department of Health from enforcing its 2014 order closing the Capital Care

Kansas Supreme Court to hear most important pro-life case ever

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life The Kansas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Thursday morning in the most important pro-life issue ever to be decided in state history: whether a previously unknown “fundamental” right to abortion is