Category Archives: Legislation

National Right to Life applauds Congressional bright line on existing pro-life policies

WASHINGTON – In an effort led by Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.), 169 members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 49 members of the U.S. Senate today sent President Trump letters urging

NRLC urges Senators to support “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2019”

By Dave Andrusko In anticipation of a possible Thursday vote, National Right to Life today sent a letter to members of the United States Senate, urging them to vote yes on a vote to proceed (to “invoke

The ERA battle begins in Virginia

By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Yesterday the Virginia General Assembly opened with a flourish on the 400 year anniversary of government in the Commonwealth. The members of the Senate Privileges and

National Right to Life Praises Federal Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) praised today’s introduction of legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to defund abortion providers, including the nation’s largest abortion provider, the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA).

Virginia General Assembly Legislative Alert: Pro-abortion ERA

By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VHSL) Dear Pro-Life Virginian, Happy New Year! The General Assembly opens on January 9, 2019 at noon. VSHL is back at work and we need your help

Pro-Life House Members denounce H.R. 21 that would reverse Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance policy

H.R. 21 passes House 241-190 By Dave Andrusko As NRL News Today reported late last night, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 21, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 by a vote of 241 – 190. A number

House of Representatives tacks pro-abortion language into legislation dealing with government shutdown

By Dave Andrusko As you read yesterday, the House of Representatives, whose leadership is now in the hands of the likes of pro-abortion Speaker Nancy Pelosi, intends to try to undue pro-life legislation and policies, beginning with

NRLC tells Members of Congress to oppose Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019

By Dave Andrusko Now that Democrats control the House of Representatives, pro-lifers must be especially vigilant in monitoring the pro-abortion leadership’s efforts. On the first day of the new Congess, the democrats intend to vote to fund

Ohio Gov. Kasich signs law banning the dismemberment of living unborn children

By Dave Andrusko And now there are ten! Five days before the Christmas celebration, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed the Dismemberment Abortion Ban (S.B. 145) into law. S.B. 145 will go into effect in March 2019. The

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

By Dave Andrusko On Thursday, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall asked the Supreme Court to review and reverse rulings which overturned the state’s 2016 Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act. The law would ban a hideous

Michigan Legislature Passes Bills Creating Baby Boxes in Michigan

By Right to Life of Michigan December 21, 2018, Lansing, Mich. — A package of bills is heading to Governor Rick Snyder’s desk allowing specialized “baby boxes” for safe surrendering of a newborn. The package passed with

Right to Life of Michigan calls on Gov. Snyder to Make Webcam Abortion Ban Permanent

Right to Life of Michigan is calling on Governor Rick Snyder to sign SB 1198 to make our state’s ban on webcam abortions permanent. “Governor Snyder signed our state’s ban into law originally, and we hope he