Tag Archives: Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Ohio’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act takes effect today

By Dave Andrusko Thanks to Ohio Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate, for reminding us all that the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act which Gov. John Kasich signed in December, takes effect today “without one lawsuit from

Mother of preemie sadly concludes “life and death” abortion decision “a woman’s to make alone”

By Dave Andrusko This particular essay, by Sarah Russo, originally dealt with the federal version of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. But with the measure having just passed two states (Ohio and Kentucky) and introduced in

Florida introducing Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Florida State Sen. Joe Gruters

By Dave Andrusko Movement to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act is picking up momentum. Ohio passed its version–SB 127–last month, raising to 15 the number of states that ban abortions performed on pain-capable unborn children. This

Pro-life Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signs two pro-life bills

Kentucky 16th to enact Pain-Capable bill By Dave Andrusko Still another reminder that elections have consequences. Pro-life Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin today signed two pro-life bills into law: the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (SB5) and a

Va. Gov. McAuliffe vows to veto the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Pro-abortion Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe

By Dave Andrusko In 2013, many pro-lifers in Virginia knew little about then gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe who eventually defeated pro-life Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. They knew he was pro-abortion. How could he not be? McAuliffe

It will soon be official: Ohio will become the 15th state to protect pain-capable unborn children

By Dave Andrusko It’s easy to forget that when pro-life legislation passes, it does not take effect until a date sometime in the future (barring successful pro-abortion legal shenanigans). But as Congress comes back into session today

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act introduced in Virginia

Pro-life Virginia State Del. David LaRock, conferring with Olivia Gans Turner, president of the Virginia Society for Human Life. [Photo Credit: Richmond Times-Dispatch.]

By Dave Andrusko Buoyed by the election of pro-life President Donald Trump and gains in the state legislatures, pro-lifers continue to introduce bills to save unborn babies capable of experiencing pain from the horrors of abortion. The

Pain-Capable bill passes Ohio legislature during lame duck session

By Dave Andrusko When the Ohio House yesterday joined the state Senate in approving SB 127, it placed the Buckeye State in position to become the 15th state to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The

“Energized” by Trump victory, New Jersey legislators announce they will seek passage of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

By Dave Andrusko I did not know that back in April, New Jersey state Sens. Steven Oroho (R-Sussex) and Joseph Pennacchio (R-Morris) introduced the “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.” I learned that today when a story in

Post-Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, Part One: Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act still the law in Texas and elsewhere

By Dave Andrusko We posted a number of stories yesterday–and will more today– about Monday’s abysmal Supreme Court ruling gutting two portions of the 2013 pro-life omnibus Texas law, HB 2. In this post, after a few

Ceremonial signing of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Richly Symbolic

By Holly Gatling, Executive Director, South Carolina Citizens for Life On Wednesday, June 8, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is scheduled to hold a ceremonial signing of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act at a special education

South Carolina becomes 14th State to enact Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

WASHINGTON – South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) today signed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act – a bill that protects unborn children from abortions after 20 weeks fetal age, a point by which there is compelling