Category Archives: Legislation

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

Pro-abortion Gov. Dayton vetoes commonsense right-to-view ultrasound bill

Bipartisan legislation enjoys widespread support of Minnesotans ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton today vetoed the mainstream pro-life measure that would ensure pregnant women access to their ultrasounds prior to an abortion. Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act introduced in Delaware

By Dave Andrusko Earlier today I read a story written by a pro-abortionist who lamented, “If you’ve been following the news surrounding reproductive rights recently, you’d be forgiven for asking yourself whether we’re living in a world

Ultrasound right-to-view measure approved by Minnesota House

More medical information would empower women ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House of Representatives today approved mainstream pro-life legislation to ensure women’s right to view their ultrasound. The informed consent measure has the strong support of Minnesota

South Carolina and dismemberment abortions

Editor’s note. The following statement was issued by South Carolina Citizens for Life, following Thursday’s vote in the state Senate. A proposal to ban dismemberment abortions lost out for reasons explained below. South Carolina would have been

Minnesota Senate approves ultrasound right-to-view measure

More medical information would empower women ST. PAUL — Mainstream pro-life legislation to ensure women’s right to view their ultrasound was approved on a bi-partisan vote today by the Minnesota Senate. S.F. 2849 would provide women with

Pro-lifers continue to make legislative gains in 2018 Legislative Session

By Ingrid Duran, State Legislative Director Pro-lifers were very active during the 2018 State Legislative session, introducing and/or passing many bills ranging from the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Act to Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Acts to

Pennsylvania’s Down Syndrome Protection Act Achieves Astounding Victory

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Children with Down syndrome and their families achieved an astounding victory last week, as the Pennsylvania House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation designed to protect preborn babies who have

Arizona legislature sends governor bill to amend abortion reporting law, prevent forced abortions, and aid victims of sexual abuse

By Dave Andrusko Arizona’s pro-life Gov. Doug Ducey is expected to sign SB 1394 which makes important changes to the state’s abortion reporting law. On Monday the House passed the bill 35-22. The Senate followed suit on

Kentucky becomes ninth state to ban dismemberment abortions

By Dave Andrusko When pro-life Gov. Matt Bevin signed House Bill 454, Kentucky became the latest state to ban the vicious and gruesome practice of dismemberment abortions. Eight states had already passed bans on dismemberment abortions: Kansas