NRLC says judgment against the Center for Medical Progress and its co-defendants a miscarriage of justice

WASHINGTON—On Friday, a jury awarded a judgment to Planned Parenthood in the “Baby Body Parts” trial of David Daleiden, his co-defendants, and the organization he heads, The Center for Medical Progress. The jury awarded the verdict based on whether the defendants caused harm to the abortion giant. The judgment for punitive damages of $870,000 against …

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Appeals Court Rules GOP Can’t Intervene in Abortion Lawsuit

By Wisconsin Right to Life The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has ruled that the Wisconsin Legislature does not have the right to intervene in the lawsuit Planned Parenthood filed against the state. This means that Attorney General Josh Kaul, a Democrat who was endorsed by Planned Parenthood in his campaign, …

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Planned Parenthood Partner indicates her conversations did include pricing of baby body parts

Does not recant statements about babies falling out intact for organ harvesting By Liberty Counsel Editor’s note. David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt of the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) are charged with 14 felony counts of recording confidential information without consent in connection with the undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s trafficking in baby body parts. …

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Federal Judge strikes HHS rule protecting right of conscience for individuals and health care providers

By Dave Andrusko U.S. District Judge Paul Engelmayer of Manhattan took dead aim today at “Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care; Delegations of Authority,” an HHS rule that protects individuals and health care providers from discrimination on the basis of their exercise of conscience in HHS-funded programs. In his 147-page decision, Judge Engelmayer, appointed …

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Indiana AG Hill files brief in support of Ohio’s Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act

By Dave Andrusko Curtis Hill, Jr., is Indiana’s attorney general, well known to readers of NRL News Today for his vigorous and thoughtful defense of his state’s pro-life laws and for leading the investigation into the bizarre hoarding by the late abortionist Ulrich Klopfer of the remains of over 2,400 aborted babies in Klopfer’s garage …

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Lankford, Hartzler Lead Amicus Brief in Support of ‘Little Sisters of the Poor’

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) and Representative Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) led Members of Congress in an amicus brief to urge the United States Supreme Court not to enforce a rule issued by Health and Human Services (HHS) during the Obama administration that forces organizations like the Little Sisters of the Poor to …

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Oklahoma Supreme Court temporarily blocks law banning the dismemberment of living unborn children

By Dave Andrusko Having failed to persuade the judge who upheld Oklahoma’s Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act of 2015 to issue a temporary injunction, attorneys from the Center for Reproductive Rights had more luck yesterday with the Oklahoma Supreme Court. In a 6-2 decision, the justices issued a preliminary injunction Monday , meaning …

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Ohio Supreme Court refuses to reconsider ruling against Dayton abortion clinic

By Dave Andrusko The Ohio Supreme Court this week declined to reconsider its May decision upholding an order by the Ohio Department of Health instructing Dayton’s lone abortion clinic to close because it had failed to reach a state-required patient-transfer agreement with a local hospital. Last May the Women’s Med Center asked the seven-member court …

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Arkansas defends three pro-life laws in briefs submitted to 8th U.S. Circuit Court Court of Appeals

By Dave Andrusko On August 6, when last we examined the handiwork of pro-abortion to the hilt U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker, she had waited until the very last minute to extend an enforcement ban against three pro-life Arkansas laws. Baker had issued the initial temporary restraining order July 23 preventing the state from enforcing …

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Hearing wraps up to determine whether Missouri’s lone abortion clinic will lose its license

By Dave Andrusko Administrative Hearing Commissioner Sreenivasa Rao Dandamudi wrapped up a hearing Thursday to determine whether  the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services [DHSS] may revoke the license of Planned Parenthood’s St. Louis clinic, the state’s lone remaining abortion clinic.  The hearing which went four days rather than the expected five, culminated in …

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Federal Judge issues preliminary injunction blocking Alabama pro-life law

By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson, who has thwarted many pro-life laws over the years, issued a preliminary injunction temporarily blocking Alabama from enforcing State House Bill 314 which bans abortions in nearly all circumstances. The law was set to go into effect November 15. Planned Parenthood and the ACLU challenged …

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Ohio A.G. asks entire 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to weigh in on panel ruling blocking Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act from taking effect

By Ohio Right to Life Earlier this month, the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals blocked Ohio’s Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act from taking effect. This law would have protected unborn children with a Down Syndrome diagnosis from the deadly discrimination of elective abortion, but was blocked in a 2-1 decision by the court, granting tacit …

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