Full 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to consider comprehensive Tennessee pro-life law

By Dave Andrusko On the same day the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to vacate previous rulings against a multi-faceted pro-life law passed by the Tennessee legislature ahead of a new hearing before all 16 members of the court. In the summary …

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Mississippi Attorney General Fitch debunks criticism of pro-life “Gestational Age Act” in powerful rely brief

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. In twelve days, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of Mississippi’s Gestation Age Act, which prohibits abortion after the 15th week with narrow exceptions. Leading up to the December 1 hearing we’ll publish a series of new and previously posted stories to set the table. Mississippi …

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Texas Right to Life Defends Against 14 Lawsuits Regarding Texas Heartbeat Act

By Texas Right to Life Planned Parenthood and 13 other members of the abortion industry are targeting Texas Right to Life over our advocacy and support for the Texas Heartbeat Act. Judge David Peeples held a hearing Wednesday in Van Stean v. Texas Right to Life in Austin, Texas.  The legal attacks heard today in …

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Court rules in favor of pro-life Illinois nurse who was fired over abortion objections

Last week, the 17th Judicial Circuit Court in Winnebago County ruled in favor of Sandra Mendoza Rojas, who filed a lawsuit in 2016 against the Winnebago County Health Department for violating her religious beliefs and conscience.  Rojas was hired by the health department as a part-time pediatric nurse in 1996. During her employment, the women’s …

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Court rules in favor of pro-life Illinois nurse who was fired over abortion objections

By Amanda Vicinanzo In a major pro-life victory, a court has determined that an Illinois nurse was wrongfully fired after being forced to participate in abortion and refer women to abortion facilities in violation of her Catholic faith. Last week, the 17th Judicial Circuit Court in Winnebago County ruled in favor of Sandra Mendoza Rojas, who filed a lawsuit in …

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Judge allows non-physicians to provide chemical abortion while legal challenge proceeds against licensed physician requirement

By Dave Andrusko Superior Court Judge Josie Garton on Tuesday granted a  preliminary injunction which will allow nonphysician health care providers, such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants, to provide chemical—“medication”—abortions while the underlying legal challenge proceeds.  According to Becky Bohrer of the Associated Press, “The case is set for trial in July, where Planned …

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Parental Rights Should be Protected in Minor’s Abortion Case; LA Right to Life Supports Parent’s Lawsuit

The current Judicial Bypass process is a violation of Parental Rights BATON ROUGE – As reported in a NOLA.com article, a Lafayette woman is suing to stop judges from authorizing her minor daughter to have an abortion against her parental consent.: “Louisiana Right to Life strongly supports the mother’s efforts to stop judges from authorizing …

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Ground-breaking news! Abortion Survivors file brief with SCOTUS in Texas case

By Melissa Ohden With the help of the Justice Foundation, for the first time in nearly 49 years of legalized abortion, abortion survivors have filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court as the justices prepare to take up the Texas Heartbeat Bill on November 1. The amicus brief, filed jointly with Created Equal and …

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Kentucky Attorney General Cameron Files Lawsuit with 11 States to Protect Against Taxpayer Funding of Abortions

FRANKFORT, Ky.  – Attorney General Daniel Cameron today joined 11 other states in filing a lawsuit against the Biden administration to ensure that taxpayer dollars do not support abortions. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, seeks to invalidate the Biden Administration’s new rule that weakens protections against …

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Oklahoma Supreme Court grants pro-abortionists temporary injunction blocking enforcement of three pro-life laws

By Dave Andrusko In a terse two page decision, the Oklahoma Supreme Court granted a request from abortion providers for a temporary injunction that keeps three pro-life laws on hold. The effect of the 5-3 decision is to block HB 1904, Senate Bill 778, and Senate Bill 779 from taking effect while the legal challenge …

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Yost, 11 other Attorneys General sue Biden Administration over rescinding “Protect Life Rule”

By Mike Gonidakis Ohio’s pro-life Attorney General Dave Yost, along with 11 other state attorneys general, have sued the Biden Administration over their rescinding of the Protect Life Rule.  The Protect Life Rule, which was put into action by the Trump Administration, strengthened requirements for the Title X program’s federal family planning funds. Under the …

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Oklahoma strongly defends three pro-life laws in brief to state Supreme Court

By Dave Andrusko Responding to a request by abortion providers to put three abortion laws on hold, Oklahoma last week told the state Supreme Court that three pro-life laws are clearly constitutional. The three laws—House Bill 1904, Senate Bill 778, and SB 779—are scheduled to take effect on November 1. Oklahoma was responding to the …

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