Category Archives: Legislation

Missouri House improves Pro-Life legislation passed by Senate during Special Session

By Steve Rupp, Missouri Right to Life President On Tuesday in Special Session, the Missouri House improved and passed Senate Bill 5. The House Committee Substitute for Senate Substitute for Senate Bill 5 not only expands regulations on abortion in

No action in Oregon House on bill to allow starvation deaths of vulnerable people

Effectively kills SB 494 for this session By Gayle Atteberry, Executive Director, Oregon Right to Life I’m so thankful that I can finally bring you positive news about Senate Bill 494. SB 494 is the bill we have been fighting

John Kelly examines legislators’ arguments led to victory in Maine

Editor’s note. This article was published by Not Dead Yet on June 16. The situation was tense. The Maine State Senate had pulled off a stunner by passing assisted suicide bill LD 347 by a vote of 16-15. We were

Missouri Senate Passes Pro-Life Legislation

Editor’s note. The following statement is from Steve Rupp, Missouri Right to Life President: In the early morning minutes of June 15th, the Missouri Senate convened to pass a pro-life legislation package that expands some areas of pro-life laws. While

The power of pro-life legislation to educate and change public opinion

Sherry F. Colb

By Dave Andrusko Sherry F. Colb is a veteran anti-life activist whose name comes up periodically in the most dreadful situations. The last time we wrote about her was through a column by Wesley J. Smith in which Wesley accurately

SB261 Doctor Assisted Suicide Is Dead in Nevada!

SB261 Doctor Assisted Suicide Dies In Assembly Committee Without A Vote By Nevada Right to Life SB261, doctor assisted suicide, is dead. It died without a vote from the Assembly Health and Human Services Committee at the stroke of midnight

Kansas Gov. Brownback signs abortionist info mandate

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signing SB 83, DISCLOSE ACT, into law.

By Kathy Ostrowski, Policy & Research Director, Kansans for Life On Wednesday Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed Senate Bill 83, the Disclose Act, into law. He told the assembled audience, “The dignity of life and the inherent right to life

Oregon Senate Committee Votes Out SB 494, Endangers Patients with Mental Illness or Dementia

By David Kilada, Political Director, Oregon Right to Life Salem, Ore –- On Monday the Oregon Senate Rules Committee passed out Senate Bill 494 on a party-line vote. Touted as a “simple update” to Oregon’s current advance directive, this bill

Delaware Gov. will sign bill that legalizes abortion on demand throughout pregnancy

Pro-abortion Gov. John Carney

Similar attempts thwarted in other states By Dave Andrusko The headline to an Associated Press story today is classic bad news/good news: “Delaware protects abortion rights, efforts stall elsewhere.” And the bad news is very bad. Planned Parenthood successfully lobbied

Pro-Life Victory: Texas Governor Abbott signs Dismemberment Abortion Ban into law

By Texas Right to Life Austin, Texas—June 7, 2017: Yesterday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 8 into law. Senate Bill 8 prohibits partial-birth abortion, regulates the disposition of abortion victims, and, as amended, bans dismemberment abortions. When SB

A look back at the 2017 Minnesota Legislative Session

Minnesota State Sen. Michelle Fischbach

By Leo F. LaLonde, President, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life The 2017 legislative session has ended with the passage of several new pro-life policies, bringing encouragement to pro-life citizens after two significant pro-life bills were vetoed by Gov. Mark Dayton.

2 Pro-Life Bills Easily Approved by Louisiana Legislature; Await Governor’s Signature

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards

BATON ROUGE – Two key pieces of pro-life legislation passed the Louisiana House of Representatives in the past two days and are headed to Gov. John Bel Edwards for his signature. “The two main pieces of 2017 Louisiana pro-life legislation