Category Archives: Legislation

National Right to Life congratulates the newly-elected prolife Republican leadership teams in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate.

Washington, D.C.– Following last week’s election, the U.S. Senate remains in control of the Republicans, where Senator Mitch McConnell (R-K.Y.) was reelected as majority leader. “For many years, Sen. McConnell has been among the most effective legislative

Now even family-assisted suicide?

By Nancy Valko Her obituary stated that Tessa was 55 years old and the divorced mother of two adult children when she died on May 14, 2002, in San Francisco, California, after a nearly four-year fight with

Trial testing Kentucky’s ban on dismemberment abortion begins

By Kentucky Right to Life Editor’s note. EMW Women’s Surgical Center of Louisville is Kentucky’s lone remaining abortion clinic. The clinic, represented by the ACLU, is challenging HB 454, which bans the vicious and gruesome practice of

Desensitizing the public and dehumanizing and degrading the unborn child

By Dave Andrusko One of our jobs at NRL News Today is to keep readers abreast of every phase of pro-life legislation, from its introduction, to (hopefully) its passage, to the inevitable drawn-out legal proceedings which always

2018 mid-term wrap-up for Kentucky

By Dave Bauscher, Kentucky Right to Life PAC Chairman No one realistically thought Kentucky House Republicans — who hold 63 of the 100 seats — would lose their majority. But Democrats were hoping to make a dent

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith’s Stellar Pro-life Record 

By Jennifer Popik, J.D., Director of Federal Legislation  Editor’s note. Pro-life Sen. Cindy Hyde–Smith (R-Miss.) was appointed to fill out the term of pro-life Sen. Thad Cochran, who resigned for health reasons. She will compete against pro-abortion Democrat Mike Espy November

What Can the Pro-Life Movement do about Planned Parenthood’s $1 Rent in Austin, Texas?

By Jackson Milton Austin City Council has given the pro-abortion movement another gift paid for by taxpayer dollars. On Thursday, Austin City Council voted to renew an unethical arrangement with Planned Parenthood, in which the abortion business

Circuit court hears oral arguments over Texas Dismemberment Abortion Ban

By Texas Right to Life NEW ORLEANS–November 5 The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit heard oral arguments Monday over the Texas Dismemberment Abortion Ban. The three-judge panel hearing the arguments included Chief Judge

Planned Parenthood finds abortionist to comply with Arkansas law

By Dave Andrusko As NRL News Today has reported multiple times, Act 577  was passed in 2015. The commonsense law requires abortion clinics providing chemical abortifacients [also known as “medication abortion” or “RU-486” abortions] to have a

Texas defends its ban on brutal dismemberment abortions before federal court of appeals

By Dave Andrusko The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals is hearing oral arguments today in an appeal brought by the state of Texas, challenging a lower court decision that overturned the state’s Texas Dismemberment Abortion Ban. After

“There is always a reason to choose life!”

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Next year the National Right to Life Affiliate where I work, the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation, marks a milestone in its illustrious history. In 2019 PA Pro-Life celebrates its

Alabama AG about to appeal decision overturning ban on dismemberment abortions to the Supreme Court

By Dave Andrusko In late August NRL News Today  reported on the unfortunate decision by a three judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold a lower court verdict striking Alabama’s Unborn Child Protection