Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Discharge Petition: Record Set for First-Day Signatures on a Discharge Petition

WASHINGTON — Setting a record for first-day signatures on a discharge petition, 202 members  of the House signed the discharge petition filed by Representative Kat Cammack (R-Fl.) — who was joined by Steve Scalise (R-La.), the House Whip, and Representative Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) — to bring the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act [H.R. 619]to the …

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Diverse coalition defeats proposal to expand so-called “right to die” and to remove all safeguards in Washington state

By Dave Andrusko It was a close call, but the Washington state Senate adjourned this week without taking up HB 1141. Advertised by one highly sympathetic reporter  as ”making it easier for terminally ill, competent patients to use Washington state’s Death with Dignity Act,” in fact, HB1141 is riddled with dangerous provisions. Congratulations to the …

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Premature baby born weighing less than loaf of bread beats the odds and thrives

A tiny premature baby who was born weighing less than a loaf of bread has beaten the odds and is now thriving. By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Baby Charvi Matthews weighed just 14oz after being born more than three months prematurely at just 22-weeks-old. Parents Millisa Matthews and Daniel Golding, from Greenwich …

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As Discharge Petition gathers record 202 signatures, powerful statements insist the abortion survivors receive no less medical care than any other baby born at the same age

By Dave Andrusko WASHINGTON —Pro-life record-setting performances are not only greatly encouraging, but are also worth highlighting more than once. As NRLC noted, no sooner had Rep. Kat Cammack (R-Fl.), House Whip Rep, Steve Scalise (R-La.), and Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) filed a discharge petition to attempt to bring the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act to …

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When the tragedy of abortion is seen from a larger perspective, the loss is even more enormous

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This editorial appears on page two of the March digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please share its entire contents with your pro-life family and friends. Please send your comments to me at daveandrusko@gmail.com. I remember the first time (it was a long time ago) that I attended …

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Marking 20 years, Louisiana pregnancy help center continues meeting women’s needs with life-affirming care

By Gayle Irwin “Cheyenne” * stood in front of the New Orleans abortion clinic uncertain about going inside. Her boyfriend had just dropped her off at the facility and said, ‘I’ll pick you up when it’s done.” As she stood there, someone walked up to her and provided the young woman with information on Woman’s …

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Biden administration to consider changes to Trump Policy which limits HHS funding for new medical research using human fetal tissue

By Dave Andrusko Among the many pro-life measures President Trump undertook during his four years in office was to end HHS funding for new medical research using human fetal tissue obtained from elective abortions, unless authorized by an ethics advisory board. Since pro-abortionists have falsely insisted for decades that this cramps medical research, we always …

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Hawaii governor signs law allowing non-physicians to commit abortions

By Nancy Flanders  Hawaii Governor David Ige signed into law a controversial bill that will allow non-physicians to commit abortions. The law went into effect immediately. According to ABC News, Hawaii only allowed physicians to commit abortions prior to this, but due to a shortage of doctors on the Hawaiian islands, the state will now change the rules to …

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NEJM publishes powerful essay against physician-assisted suicide

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. I wrote this post a couple of years back. However with a powerful tide rolling in to “empower” the mentally ill (and therefore  unable to give genuine consent) by giving them the “right” to assisted suicide, I believe it is more relevant than ever. Although I do scan relevant articles, …

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Discharge Petition filed to attempt to bring Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act to the House floor for a vote

House members began lining up to sign the petition Wednesday afternoon. WASHINGTON —Representative Kat Cammack (R-Fl.) was joined today by Representative Steve Scalise (R-La.), the House Whip, and Representative Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) in filing a discharge petition to attempt to bring the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act to the House floor for a vote. House …

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