7th Circuit upholds Indiana law requiring abortionists to report complications

By Dave Andrusko Good news. On Monday, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an Indiana law that required abortionists to send the state reports if they treat women for complications arising from abortions. As NRL News Today reported previously, last year U.S. District Court Judge Richard Young upheld the part of a 2018 …

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Biden Administration’s Department of Justice drops civil lawsuit against Vermont medical center accused of forcing nurse to participate in an abortion

By Dave Andrusko As we have written many times, the right of medical conscience is squarely in the crosshairs of the hyper-pro-abortion  Biden-Harris administration. To illustrate, let’s compare and contrast with the pro-life administration of President Donald Trump. On December 16, 2020, the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division filed a civil suit against the University …

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Five highlights from NRLC’s and Louisiana’s brief to the Supreme Court in the Mississippi case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

By Dave Andrusko Today’s exceptionally helpful lead story is an announcement from National Right to Life that along with Louisiana Right to Life, NRLC has filed a brief with the Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. At issue is Mississippi’s ban, enacted in 2018, on abortions after15 weeks of pregnancy with very …

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Surprise! Three major newspaper accounts of pro-life brief filed with the Supreme Court defending Mississippi’s abortion law are fair!

By Dave Andrusko There has been so much hysteria, most of it artificial, about Mississippi’s Gestational Age Act that I fully expected news accounts of the brief filed by Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch to be riddled with the same over-the-top responses. But taking just three (of many) examples, that proved not to be the …

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Mississippi’s Attorney General Files Pro-Life Amicus Brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

WASHINGTON – Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch today filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a pro-abortion challenge to a 2018 pro-life Mississippi law. “We thank Attorney General Fitch for standing strong for the right to life and for the right of duly-elected state legislators …

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Mississippi Attorney General gives sterling defense of state’s “Gestational Age Act” in brief filed with U.S. Supreme Court

By Dave Andrusko For good reason, NRL News Today has written a boatload of stories about Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the challenge to Mississippi’s “Gestational Age Act” which, with some exceptions, bans abortions after the 15th week. Today Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch filed her brief with the Supreme Court of the United States, …

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Reliably pro-abortion judge preliminarily enjoins Arkansas pro-life law

By Dave Andrusko Well, that’s a surprise. Planned Parenthood’s/ACLU’s/Center for Reproductive Rights’ go-to judge grants a preliminary injunction against a pro-life Arkansas law. On second thought, that is exactly what you would expect from U.S. District Judge Kristine G. Baker. It doesn’t make any difference what the particular law at issue is. Baker will conclude, …

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8th Circuit surprisingly decides to revisit panel decision overturning “Missouri Stands For the Unborn Act”

By Dave Andrusko In a surprise development, on July 13,  the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted an “en banc” (all judges participating) rehearing of a June decision by a divided panel that prevented the state of Missouri from enforcing a law that makes it unlawful for a person to “perform or induce an …

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Growing support for South Carolina’s Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act

By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday pro-life Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall filed a 32-page brief on behalf of Alabama and 19 other state in support of South Carolina’s defense of its Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act. Signed into law on February 18, U.S. Judge Mary Lewis issued a temporary restraining order the following …

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Challenging the UK Government over the current law which allows abortion until birth for babies with disabilities

 By Dave Andrusko “A landmark case” must be close to the most over-used, over-hyped phrase in modern reporting. Not every case qualifies in any objective sense, of course, it only seems that way sometimes. Usually the phrase is a sign of reportorial disapproval—for example with respect to the Mississippi abortion that the Supreme Court has …

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No surprise: Alabama AG hires experts to defend pro-life law

By Dave Andrusko On October 29, 2019, U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson, who has thwarted many pro-life laws over the years, issued a preliminary injunction blocking Alabama from enforcing State House Bill 314 which bans abortions in nearly all circumstances. The law was set to go into effect the following month. Yesterday, writing for a …

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Disability rights campaigners rally outside High Court as case over discriminatory abortion law heard

By Right to Life UK A large group of people with Down’s syndrome and their families rallied outside the High Court yesterday in support of Heidi Crowter and Máire Lea-Wilson as the first day of their court case against against the UK Government over the current discriminatory abortion law that allows abortion up to birth …

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