Category Archives: Legislation

VICTORY: Home secretary rejects buffer zone demands

SPUC dispatched over 80,000 postcards to people wanting to contact the Home Secretary Sajid Javid said national legislation would not be a proportionate response. By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children In a great victory

Vote on an Amendment to defund Planned Parenthood fails in the Senate

By Jennifer Popik, J.D. Director of Federal Legislation This afternoon, the Senate voted on an amendment from Sens. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Mike Lee (R-UT) to the 2019 appropriations bill which would have eliminated federal funding for

Senator’s change of heart may prevent Pro-abortion law from passing in Argentina

By Dave Andrusko A clearly unhappy correspondent for Reuters reported earlier today that “Argentine abortion bill loses momentum after senator pulls support.” Hugh Bronstein begins his story noting Prospects faded over the weekend for a bill that

Two new pro-life laws taking effect in Arizona

By Dave Andrusko It’s perfectly understandable, I know because it happens to me all the time. Laws are passed with a “date effective” attached to them and we might not remember when that day actually comes and

College co-ed complains she had to go six miles to abort, insists college health centers should provide chemical abortifacients

By Dave Andrusko Periodically a story will update the proposal that would require the on-campus health centers of public universities in California to offer abortion-inducing drugs such as RU-486. If enacted into law, California would have the

A Legislative Update from Rhode Island Right to Life

A total of 2,381 bills were filed during the 2018 session of the Rhode Island General Assembly, 1366 in the House and 1015 in the Senate, all of which we have reviewed. Over a dozen of these

URGENT ACTION ALERT: AB 282 – being jammed to Senate Floor!

California Assembly Bill 282 : “Push Mama from the Train.” Who Benefits? It is not enough to have legalized assisted suicide, now the legislature wants to see it freely promoted. Assembly Bill 282 obscures existing law and

Do laws work to stop abortion?

By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life “Restricting access to abortion,” tweets the World Health Organization (WHO), “does not reduce the number of abortions.” Supporters of legalized abortion frequently make this claim. Legalizing abortion

PA Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Down Syndrome Bill

By Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the Down Syndrome Protection Act by an overwhelming 10-5 margin. The bill, also known as House Bill 2050, would ban abortion in the sole case of

Right to Life of Michigan Supports Prioritizing Family Planning Funding

Lansing, Mich. — Right to Life of Michigan is supporting language in the state budget that would require the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) to prioritize granting family planning funding to organizations that don’t

Proposed bill would create sweeping new exemption from parental consent

By Rhode Island Right to Life Please email your state Representative now. House Bill 7193 provides that: “…any person, including, but not limited to, a minor who is pregnant, may give effective consent for medical, dental, health and

Pro-abortion publication worries courts can only stem pro-life legislation for so long

By Dave Andrusko The creation of a Culture of Life is formed by aa accretions of successful legislative, educational, and political initiatives. Even when courts, as many are wont to do, temporarily strike down protective legislation, it