AUSTIN –Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined 17 other states in a friend-of-the-court brief to protect babies with Down syndrome from abortion based solely on their genetics. Despite numerous civil rights protections, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, an Ohio federal court created a categorical right to abortion, regardless of whether the reason for an …Continue reading "Texas AG Paxton Joins Brief to Protect the Right to Life for Babies with Down Syndrome"
Editor’s note. This is a slightly edited version of a post provided by the Thomas More Society. (January 21, 2020 – New York, NY) New York is blatantly discriminating against those who advocate for the sanctity of human life and the Thomas More Society is taking the matter to federal court. Representing Evergreen Association, Inc., …Continue reading "New York’s Pro-Abortion “Boss Bills” Challenged in Federal Court"
NEW ORLEANS – The National Right to Life Committee and Louisiana Right to Life have filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting Louisiana’s Act 620 “Unsafe Abortion Protection Act,” which requires abortion doctors to have admitting privileges with a local hospital. Act 620 was passed in 2014 in response to the extensive …Continue reading "Louisiana Right to Life, National Right to Life, Louisiana Legislators, Congress, and the Trump Administration Filed Amicus Briefs in June Medical Services v. Gee"
The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) praised the Trump Administration for filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of Louisiana’s Act 620, known as the “Unsafe Abortion Protection Act.” The act, which passed by overwhelming margins in 2014, requires abortionists to have admitting privileges with a local hospital. The U.S. …Continue reading "National Right to Life Praises Trump Administration for Amicus Brief in Support of Louisiana’s “Unsafe Abortion Protection Act”"
WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), Senator John Kennedy (R-La.), Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Congressman Mike Johnson (R-La.) led 207 Members of Congress today in filing an amicus brief to stand up for Louisiana’s pro-life law before the U.S. Supreme Court that would require all abortion providers to have admitting privileges at local …Continue reading "Scalise Leads Over 200 Members to File Amicus Brief Supporting Louisiana’s Pro-Life Law"
The National Right to Life Committee and Louisiana Right to Life Federation filed today amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in the United States Supreme Court urging the Court to uphold Louisiana’s hospital admitting Privilege requirement for abortion doctors. In so doing, NRLC and LRTLF urged the Court to reject any notion that federal …Continue reading "National Right to Life Files Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court to Uphold Louisiana’s Hospital Admitting Privilege Requirement for Abortion Doctors"
By Dave Andrusko You have to give pro-abortionists in Tennessee credit for persistence. No matter how well-supported a law (or ballot measure such as Amendment 1) is, they will challenge it until the absolute last dog is hung. Enter the 2015 informed consent measure that provides for a 48-hour waiting period for women and girls …Continue reading "Challenge to Tennessee’s 48-hour waiting period now in the hands of Judge Bernard Friedman"
By Dave Andrusko Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill filed a petition with the United States Supreme Court Friday asking the justices to “affirm the constitutionality of Indiana’s law requiring parental notice when minors obtain abortions.” As the AG’s office explained in a press release, the 2017 law (SB 404) “applies to minors who already have …Continue reading "Indiana AG Hill asks Supreme Court to uphold state’s parental notice law"
By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Reuters news reported that a Milan court acquitted Italian assisted suicide activist Marco Cappato in the assisted suicide death of Fabiano Antoniani (a music producer known as DJ Fabo) in February 2017. This decision is sad but not surprising. According to ANSA news, “The case returned to …Continue reading "Italian Assisted suicide activist acquitted in death of disabled man"
By Dave Andrusko On Friday, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals granted the state of Ohio’s petition to rehear en banc (all members participating) a decision placing on hold the Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act. Ohio Right to Life argued the law “would have protected unborn children with a Down Syndrome diagnosis from the deadly discrimination …Continue reading "Major pro-life victory: Entire 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to weigh in on panel ruling blocking Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act from taking effect"
Another reason to amend state constitution Editor’s note. This is based on information provided by Kansans for Life Governor Laura Kelly announced today her selection of Evelyn Wilson to fill the seat of retired Kansas Supreme Court Justice Lee Johnson. Kansans for Life is not surprised that the governor chose someone as a Supreme Court …Continue reading "Kansas Governor Kelly picks pro-abortion State supreme court justice"
By Dave Andrusko When last we reported on the actions of Indiana’s very pro-life Attorney General, Curtis Hill had brought the remains home of over 2,400 babies stashed away in a garage and in the trunk of a car. Hill is investigating whether anyone else was involved in the macabre hoarding of the state’s most …Continue reading "Indiana AG Hill petitions Supreme Court in case of South Bend abortion clinic allowed to operate without a license"