By Calvin Freiburger March 9, 2020 – Democrat presidential contender and avowed socialist Senator Bernie Sanders has formally unveiled the abortion agenda he’s running on in 2020, collecting in a single location the various absolutist promises he has made to the abortion lobby. The Vermont senator’s so-called “Reproductive Health Care and Justice for All” plan [https://berniesanders.com/issues/reproductive-justice-all/] pledges …Continue reading "Bernie unveils ‘reproductive justice’ plan: Taxpayer-funded abortion till birth"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Some Pennsylvania lawmakers are expressing great skepticism about pro-abortion Governor Tom Wolf’s attempts to funnel money to Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion operation. Wolf, who once was a volunteer “escort” at a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic, has included in his budget a line item for …Continue reading "Pro-life Pa. legislators question Governor’s attempt to funnel as much as $3 million to Planned Parenthood"
By Bonnie Finnerty, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Can you imagine all the good you could do with $3 million? Rather than do good, Governor Tom Wolf, would gift it to the abortion industry. His current proposed state budget allocates a hefty sum of tax money–your money, my money–for the abortion giant. Wolf, a former Planned Parenthood escort, …Continue reading "Pa. Gov. Wolf wants YOU to pay for Abortions"
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s proposed budget includes a line item that may represent a pipeline to the abortion industry. The line item in the Department of Human Services budget calls for $3 million for “Access to Reproductive Health Care.” The description of the line item is vague, but lawmakers question whether the …Continue reading "PA Gov. Budget: A Pipeline to the Abortion Industry?"
By Dave Andrusko When legislatures are dominated by pro-abortion Democrats and the governor’s office is, likewise, in lockstep with Planned Parenthood, you get the state of New Jersey passing a law that “will provide $9.5 million more in state taxpayer money to family-planning clinics such as Planned Parenthood to make up for federal funding they …Continue reading "NJ Gov. signs bill funneling millions of tax payer dollars to Planned Parenthood"
By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life THE U.S. SUPREME COURT’S ROE V. WADE and Doe v. Bolton decisions in 1973 made abortion legal across the United States. But a court ruling here in Minnesota—24 years ago this month—went even further. Lawsuit leads to abortion funding It started in 1993. That’s when …Continue reading "DID YOU KNOW? How a Court decision 24 years ago imposed tax-funded abortion in Minnesota"
WASHINGTON–On Friday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the Exchange Program Integrity Final Rule. Among other provisions, the rule ensures that when Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchange plans include elective abortion coverage— for which public funding is prohibited by federal law—customers receive separate bills for abortion coverage from their health insurance. The …Continue reading "Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman Commends Final Rule Separating Abortion Payments from Health Care Coverage"
“With this final rule, the Trump Administration is enforcing rules that were implemented under the Obama Administration but never enforced,” said Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life. ”This rule will prevent taxpayer dollars from being used to pay for abortions.” She continued, “We thank President Trump and Secretary Azar for their commitment to …Continue reading "National Right to Life Lauds HHS Exchange Program Integrity Final Rule"
By Dave Andrusko NRL News Today has run dozens of stories over the years about two of many fronts in the ongoing battle between Planned Parenthood and the state of Missouri. First, about whether the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services may revoke the license of Planned Parenthood’s St. Louis clinic, the state’s lone …Continue reading "Attorneys clash over Planned Parenthood funding in Missouri"
By Dave Andrusko When last NRL News Today reported on the issue, the ACLU had just sued Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy who had cut from the budget of the state Supreme Court the amount it cost the state of Alaska to fund abortions, a requirement (you guessed it) of the Alaska Supreme Court. By using …Continue reading "Judge hears ACLU challenge to Governor’s decision to cut budget of state courts that compel Alaska to pay for elective abortions"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Only days ago, California’s Governor Gavin Newsom signed a new, first of its kind law that will require all tax-payer funded public universities to make chemical abortion available to students. That’s right, the Governor of California has decided it is reasonable to force the …Continue reading "Will your tax dollars pay for abortion on Virginia campuses?"
WASHINGTON–Late yesterday, the Office of Population Affairs announced funding awards of $33.6 million for fiscal year 2019 to 50 current Title X grantees to supplement their family planning services. These funds were made available when certain grantees, including Planned Parenthood, left the Title X program rather than comply with the Protect Life Rule issued earlier …Continue reading "National Right to Life Statement on the Fiscal Year 2019 Title X Grantees"