New York Times Runs Constricted Correction on Abortion

By Douglas Johnson, NRLC Federal Legislation Director WASHINGTON (June 5, 2015) — On May 13, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, a bill that would generally prohibit abortion after 20 weeks fetal age, with certain exceptions. The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) supports this bill — indeed, …

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NRLC urges senators to sign on as co-sponsors of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Editor’s note. The following letter was sent to the offices of U.S. senators on June 1 in anticipation of the introduction next week of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Senator Graham has announced that he will introduce, during the week of June 8, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The National Right to Life …

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Pro-abortion Coalition Unveils Sweeping New National Abortion-on-Demand Legislation in Congress

  WASHINGTON (November 20, 2013) – A large group of pro-abortion members of Congress have introduced sweeping new legislation that is intended to nullify virtually all state and federal limitations on abortion, at any point in pregnancy. Major pro-abortion groups, including the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), NARAL Pro-choice America, and the Center for …

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Florida man faces federal murder rap in death of unborn child under NRLC-backed law

State charges possible in Ohio kidnapping-abortion case By Douglas Johnson, NRLC Federal Legislative Director WASHINGTON (May 17, 2013) — A Florida man is being held without bail after being indicted on a federal charge that he murdered his own unborn child. John Andrew Welden, 28, was indicted by a federal grand jury on May 14 on …

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The Obama Abortion Agenda and the Congress: The Last Four Years

By Douglas Johnson Editor’s note. This is an abridged version of a much more complete and detailed story that appears at www.nationalrighttolifenews.org/news/2012/10/the-obama-abortion-agenda-and-the-congress-the-last-four-years WASHINGTON, D.C.–Over the four years of Barack Obama’s presidency, substantial damage has been inflicted to longstanding pro-life policies. In addition, new programs have been created which, during the years ahead, will result in …

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The Obama Abortion Agenda and the Congress: The Last Four Years

By Douglas Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 1, 2012)–Over the four years of Barack Obama’s presidency, substantial damage has been inflicted to longstanding pro-life policies. In addition, new programs have been created which, during the years ahead, will result in large-scale federal subsidies to health plans that pay for abortion, other federally driven expansions of abortion, …

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HHS Issues New Rule on ObamaCare Scheme to Fund Abortion Insurance

By NRLC Legislative Director Douglas Johnson and NRLC Senior Legislative Counsel Susan T. Muskett, J.D. WASHINGTON (March 14, 2012) — The Obama Administration has taken another step in what amounts to a four-year plan to make abortion-covering health insurance, subsidized by the federal government, commonly available in the United States. The latest action came on …

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