Category Archives: Legislation

House passes measure to nullify last-minute gift from Obama to Planned Parenthood

By Dave Andrusko The House of Representatives today voted 230-188 to nullify an 11th hour Obama rule preventing states from redirecting Title X funds away from Planned Parenthood. H. J. Res. 43, sponsored by Rep. Diane Black (R-TN), would use

A tale of two little boys

KFL team with Sheryl Crosier (second from left)

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Today’s hearing on “ Simon’s Law” in the Kansas Senate Federal & State Affairs committee room was a tale of two little boys. One dear boy, Simon, was alive only in cherished

Pro-Life groups unite to support the Dismemberment Abortion Ban

By Texas Right to Life Editor’s note. The following letter was signed by 16 prominent pro-life groups and individuals, including Carol Tobias, President of National Right to Life. Dear Honorable Members of the Texas Legislature, In light of the refusal

Ohio Right to Life will pursue Dismemberment Abortion Ban

By Dave Andrusko On Thursday, Ohio Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate, released its wide-ranging Legislative Agenda for 2017-2018. Among the six initiative listed is the Dismemberment Abortion Ban, known in other states as the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment

Pennsylvania Senate Votes to Ban Brutal Dismemberment Abortions

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Senate has approved a ban on the brutal practice of dismemberment abortions. Senate Bill 3 will make it illegal to cause “the death of an unborn child by means of dismembering the unborn child and

Utah House passes measure requiring abortionists to be present when prescribing abortifacients

Utah State Rep. Ken Ivory

By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday the Utah House of Representatives voted to approve HB 154, a bill which (as the Associated Press explained) “mainly promotes the use of telemedicine, a growing practice in which doctors use images and webcams to

Va. House re-prioritizes Title X money

Virginia Del. Ben Cline

No contracts to providers “that perform abortion” By Dave Andrusko One week after passage in a subcommittee, and five days after passage by the full House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions, the Virginia House of Representatives Tuesday overwhelmingly passed

Indiana House Committee Hears Bill on Chemical Abortion Reversal

House Bill 1128 Would Increase Informed Consent for Women INDIANAPOLIS – Today, Indiana House Public Policy Committee Chairman Rep. Ben Smaltz brought HB 1128 before his committee. Authored by Rep. Ron Bacon HB 1128 increases informed consent for women seeking

Ark. Gov. quickly signs Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act

By Dave Andrusko Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson had five days to sign House Bill 1032– the Arkansas Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act. Yesterday, mere hours after the state Senate joined the state House in overwhelmingly approving a ban

Arkansas soon to be 7th state to enact Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act

By Dave Andrusko And soon there will be seven. This afternoon, the Arkansas Senate joined the Arkansas House in overwhelmingly passing the Arkansas Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act. The act, which pro-life Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has five

National Right to Life applauds U.S. House Vote to enact permanent, government-wide Hyde Amendment

WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) today commended the 238 members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted to pass the landmark No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 7), but directed sharp criticism at the

House passes No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act

By Dave Andrusko Elsewhere at NRL News Today, National Right to Life congratulates the House of Representatives for its vote in support of “Making the Hyde Amendment Permanent and Government-Wide No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.” H.R 7 passed by

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