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Appeals Court refuses to rehear decision mandating Medicaid funding for Louisiana Planned Parenthood

By Dave Andrusko On a tie vote of 7-7, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday refused to hear a three-judge panel’s decision that stymied efforts by the state of Louisiana to cut off Medicaid funding

Arkansas again cuts off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood

By Dave Andrusko Two weeks ago, NRL News Today reported that the full 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had denied a request to reconsider a three-judge panel’s decision that upheld Arkansas’s determination to discontinue Medicaid funding to

Appeals court denies Planned Parenthood request to rehear defunding decision

By Dave Andrusko On Monday the full 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied a request to reconsider a three-judge panel’s decision that upheld Arkansas’s determination to discontinue Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood. The lawsuit brought by

Let’s end taxpayer funding of abortion in Minnesota

By Paul Stark Minnesota taxpayers have bankrolled elective abortions for low-income women for more than two decades. But the problem is getting worse year after year. In 2015, according to the Minnesota Department of Human Services, taxpayers

Bill headed to Iowa Governor that defunds abortion providers

Pro-life Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad

By Dave Andrusko You have to give the pro-abortion-to-the-core Des Moines Register credit: they don’t even pretend to be non-partisan. (More about that momentarily.) Yesterday, on a party-line vote, the Iowa Senate followed up House approval Wednesday

Trump Administration will defund UNFPA, cites its involvement in China’s coercive population control

Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Paul Ryan

By Dave Andrusko WASHINGTON, D.C. The Trump administration announced Monday it will cut off U.S. funding for the United Nations Population Fund, on the basis that the UNFPA’s activities in China are complicit with that nation’s coercive

MCCL backs bills to ban taxpayer funded abortions, require abortion facility licensing

Legislation addresses injustice, women’s safety concerns ST. PAUL — Justice and safety regarding abortion are the focus of two initiatives introduced today in the Minnesota House of Representatives and Senate. A bill to ban taxpayer funded abortions

Iowa Senate votes to reallocate state funding away from abortion providers

Iowa state Senator Amy Sinclair

By Dave Andrusko The Iowa Senate, voting strictly along party lines, Thursday voted in favor of SF 2. The bill would reallocate state taxpayer funding away from Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers to federally qualified health

Commemorating 40 Years of the Life-Saving Hyde Amendment, Over a million lives saved

Rep. Henry Hyde (R-Il.)

Hillary Clinton wants to end the Hyde Amendment Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through September 6. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best

Eleanor Clift: Planned Parenthood Performs ‘Very Small Number of Abortions’

By Jack Coleman Hundreds of thousands one year, hundreds of thousands more the next. At some point all those dead babies start adding up, regardless of whether Eleanor Clift looks the other way. The Daily Beast columnist,

Pro-life Ohio Gov. Kasich signs law prohibiting state from contracting with organizations that perform or promote abortion

By Dave Andrusko On Sunday, pro-life Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed Ohio Right to Life’s legislation which prohibits the state from contracting for health services with any organization that performs or promotes abortions, which includes $1 million

Another context-free, promotional poll for Planned Parenthood, courtesy of USA Today

By Dave Andrusko Talk about cause and effect. On Thursday, the United States Senate approved H.R. 3762, a bill that will block approximately 89% of all federal funding to Planned Parenthood – about $400 million in the