Category Archives: Legislation

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

Action Alert from Rhode Island Right to Life

Click here to email your state Senator now. The Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing on Planned Parenthood’s EXTREME abortion bill (2018 – S2163) for Thursday, May 31. The bill is scheduled for hearing

Planned Parenthood abortion license may be set back by Louisiana bill signing

Federal Court ruling allowing the case to proceed likely mooted out by HB 891 BATON ROUGE – In a preliminary ruling issued Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge John DeGravelles of the Middle District of Louisiana sided with

HHS officially announces pro-life changes to Title X Family Planning Grant Program

By Jennifer Popik, J.D., Director of Federal Legislation Last week, National Right to Life and other pro-life advocates cheered the Trump Administration when it announced that a proposal to make pro-life changes to the Title X program

Louisiana Right to Life Applauds State Legislature for Bipartisan Passage of Pro-Life Laws

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Right to Life is proud to herald the successful passage of a diverse package of life-protective laws this legislative session, including: HB 449, the first in the nation “Adoption Option Act,” will require

Missouri pro-life budget on way to Gov. Greitens

By Dave Andrusko Pro-abortionists are seething now that the new Missouri budget has not only stopped state Medicaid dollars from going to abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood but has also set aside some $6.5 million for