Category Archives: Legislation

Oregon Gov. Brown signs bill forcing taxpayer funding of abortion

Pro-abortion Gov. Kate Brown

By Lois Anderson Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the

Pro-Life Issues for the Special Session of the 85th Texas Legislature

By Texas Right to Life Editor’s note. On June 6 Texas pro-life Governor Greg Abbott called for a special session for the 85thTexas Legislature, which began July 18 and will end August 18. Patient Consent for Do-Not-Resuscitate

State Senate passes all Pro-Life bills; Pro-Life Texans urge the House to follow

By Texas Right to Life Austin, Texas—July 26, 2017: The Texas Senate continued to move quickly in the special session. In the last three days, the Senate passed all five Pro-Life bills on the special session call.

Surprise Pro-Life Win in Chile

Editor’s note. This analysis was provided by PNCI—The Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues. The legalization of abortion in Chile- which bans all abortion and has the lowest maternal mortality rate in Latin America-was stopped by one vote.

NRLC urges Senate to extend Hyde Protections to the Senate Bill’s Tax Credit

Sen. Luther Strange

Editor’s note. The following was sent today to Members of the United States Senate by Jennifer Popik, JD, NRLC Legislative Director. Dear Senator: National Right to Life urges adoption of Amendment no. 389 from Sen. Luther Strange

Let Parents Help Their Minor Children Make Good Health Care Decisions

By Domenico Bettinelli, Jr, Director of Community Engagement, Massachusetts Citizens for Life Senate Bill 754 on “safeguarding the health care decisions of young adults” seeks to lower the age of consent for abortion from eighteen years old

Missouri Gov. Greitens signs wide-ranging pro-life measure

Governor Eric Greitens signing HCS HB 5 into law on July 26.

By Dave Andrusko It was by no means easy–it took a special session– but today Gov. Eric Greitens signed HCS SB 5, a wide-ranging pro-life measure, into law. “Today is a great victory for pregnancy care centers

Abortion Advocates Challenge Texas Dismemberment Abortion Ban

By Texas Right to Life AUSTIN – Unsurprisingly, pro-abortion advocates are targeting the biggest Pro-Life victory of 2017: the Dismemberment Abortion Ban. After futile attempts to stop the measure from being signed into law, abortion providers and

National Right to Life supports Better Care Reconciliation Act

Nation’s largest pro-life group urges Senate debate next week The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of state right-to-life organizations, supports H.R. 1628, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, and urges the Senate to vote to

Hawaii to Force Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers to Advertise Free Abortions

By Jay Hobbs All five of Hawaii’s pro-life pregnancy centers will be forced to choose between advertising free abortions and defying the state’s demands starting Wednesday, after Gov. David Ige allowed a mandatory disclaimer bill to become

A Win, a Loss, and a 43% drop

Gayle Atteberry, Executive Director, Oregon Right to Life We made it. The 2017 Oregon legislative session closed Friday, but not before Planned Parenthood’s favorite bill, HB 3391, passed the Senate. We expect it to be signed by the

Your calls are still urgently needed to ask our Missouri State Senators to pass HCS SB 5!

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens

Editor’s note. This alert comes from Missouri Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. Please read the proclamation issued by Governor Eric Greitens and sealed by Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft expanding the special session call to include all