WASHINGTON — The nation’s largest pro-life organization today said an effort by congressional Democrats to revive the 1972 Equal Rights Amendment is an unconstitutional exercise in “political theater,” driven in part by pressure from pro-abortion activist groups. The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee today approved, on a 21-11 party-line vote, a measure (H.J.Res. 79) …Continue reading "National Right to Life Says Effort to Revive 1972 E.R.A. Driven by Pro-abortion Agenda, but is Unconstitutional"
By Dave Andrusko Be sure to read National Right to Life’s analysis of today’s vote by the Democrat-controlled House Judiciary Committee to attempt to resurrect the ERA whose deadline for passage expired 40 years ago by retroactively “erasing the seven-year deadline that Congress attached to the ERA when it sent it to the state legislatures …Continue reading "House Judiciary Committee passes measure to retroactively erase seven-year deadline Congress attached to pro-abortion ERA in 1972"
State Equal Rights Amendment passed Nevada legislature last night under the cover of darkness less than 4 days after it was introduced. SJR8 ERA had been declared an Emergency Measure. Introduced in the dark of night. Passed each house in the dark of night. Two public hearings, but the public was given no notice. Your …Continue reading "Elections have consequences"
BATON ROUGE – On Wednesday, the Louisiana Senate voted down SCR 2, the ratification of the 1972 Equal Rights Amendment, by a margin of 9-26. “Louisiana Right to Life commends the Louisiana Senate for voting against the ratification of the 1972 Equal Rights Amendment (ERA),” Benjamin Clapper, Executive Director of Louisiana Right to Life, said …Continue reading "Louisiana Senate Votes Against 1972 ERA"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) The pro-abortion ERA supporters have one last trick up their sleeves. They will attempt a rules change on Thursday, February 21st. Please email or call your Delegate and ask them to STOP THE ERA! Tell them to Vote YES on Del. Gilbert’s motion HR …Continue reading "Action Alert!: Please email and call your Virginia Delegate Today!"
Could invalidate any limits whatever on abortion Editor’s note. The following correspondence was sent February 6, 2019. Dear Member of Congress: In March, 1972, Congress approved a joint resolution, H.J. Res. 208, which proposed that the so-called “Equal Rights Amendment” be added to the U.S. Constitution if three-quarters of the state legislatures ratified it within …Continue reading "NRLC tells Congress it “strongly opposed to adding the 1972 ERA language to the U.S. Constitution”"
One dangerous bill still left: the ERA This is “crossover” week at the General Assembly when all the bills passed by one chamber will cross over to the other. Most of the pro-abortion bills have been defeated in both the House and Senate already, but there is still one dangerous bill left. Since the pro-abortion …Continue reading "Legislative update from the Virginia Society for Human Life!"