Category Archives: Legislation
Utah becomes third state to enact law requiring abortionists to inform women that chemical abortions can be halted
By Dave Andrusko Over the weekend Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill that requires abortionists to inform women who are undergoing a chemical abortion that their abortion may be halted if they do not take the second of the
By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life The Kansas House Federal and State Affairs Committee this morning passed “Simon’s Law” by voice vote. It is anticipated that the bill will be debated by the full House of Representatives soon.
By Dave Andrusko U.S. District Judge David Hale Thursday heard an ACLU challenge to Kentucky’s new ultrasound law, which went into effect January 9, and a spirited defense of HB2 by the state. The ACLU filed its lawsuit shortly after
By Texas Right to Life Austin, Texas—On Tuesday the Texas Senate passed Senate Bill 20, Pro-Life Health Insurance Reform, on second reading on a 19-10 vote. The bill is expected to move to a third reading and final vote on
Editor’s note. This was provided by West Virginians for Life. A “crossover” deadline refers to the last day for a bill to pass out of the chamber in which it was introduced and move forward for consideration in the opposite
By Dave Andrusko Having passed overwhelmingly in both the House and Senate, a bill to ban sex-selective abortions was sent yesterday to Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson. The anti-gendercide bill is already law in Arizona, Kansas, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma,
Rhode Island Right to Life Action Alert: Your pro-life presence is urgently needed next Wednesday at the State House
We anticipate that hearings will be held before the House Judiciary Committee in Room 101 of the Rhode Island State House as early as next Wednesday afternoon, March 29. The agenda will include a number of abortion-related bills (we will
By Jennifer Popik, J.D., Federal Legislative Director The Department of Federal Legislation requests that you urge your members to call their Representative today and urge them to vote for H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017. This should
COLUMBIA, S.C.–South Carolina Citizens for Life President Lisa Van Riper praised the strongly bi-partisan vote Tuesday to advance the Unborn Child Protection Against Dismemberment Abortion Act H 3548. “South Carolina Citizens for Life commends the bi-partisan action of the S.C.
Pro-Life legislators file medical ethics bill after Attorney General declares Texas law unconstitutional
By Emily K. Cook The deadline for filing bills was Friday, March 10 and two comprehensive medical ethics reform measures were filed in the Texas Legislature. Senate Bill 1213 by Senator Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola) and House Bill 4090 by Representative
Your West Virginia delegates need to hear from you NOW regarding the Parent’s Right to Know Act, H.B. 2002! The Parent’s Right to Know Act will close a loophole in a 1984 law that allows a second physician to sign
By Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. “Ten Minute Rule Bills” are a type of Private