By Dave Andrusko The headlines talk about abortion not being available in Missouri by week’s end, but the truth, as always, is more complicated. It is unquestionably true that the Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis is the state’s lone remaining abortion clinic. After that the situation gets more tangled. The Missouri Department of Health …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood goes to court to keep last abortion clinic in Missouri open"
“Women should not be facing the mental anguish that accompanies DIY abortions, nor any abortion for that matter.” “We are greatly saddened by this decision.” By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children The Edinburgh Court of Sessions has upheld a previous decision not to allow a Judicial Review against the Scottish Government’s home …Continue reading "Judges uphold Scotland’s DIY abortions policy"
By Jeanne Smits REIMS, France, May 20 — Vincent Lambert has been saved once again thanks to the last, desperate attempt of his lawyers who assailed three courts this Monday after he was given sedatives and his feeding tube was pulled in order to lead to his death. It was the Paris court of appeal …Continue reading "BREAKING: ‘Miracle’: New court decision orders hospital to halt starvation of Vincent Lambert"
By Dave Andrusko One week after he reversed himself and said a trial was needed after all, U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson heard Monday from a man who served as the medical director of a Planned Parenthood chapter in Oregon who testified that abortion is “one of the safest medical procedures that exist” and …Continue reading "Trial opens in challenge to four Virginia abortion laws, including physicians-only requirement"
By Kim Schwartz, Texas Right to Life With a favorable ruling from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Texas hopes to finally enforce the termination of the Medicaid contract for three Planned Parenthood affiliates. An important Pro-Life case had an en banc appeal last week in the Fifth Circuit, meaning rather …Continue reading "Fifth Circuit Hears Appeal on Planned Parenthood Medicaid Contract Case"
By Life Site News The California Supreme Court has denied David Daleiden’s petition to halt criminal prosecution against him. Daleiden is the undercover journalist whose videos allegedly reveal the involvement of abortion industry workers in illegal baby body parts trafficking. The Petition for Review, filed April 25, 2019, asked the state’s high court to overrule …Continue reading "California Supreme Court sides with Planned Parenthood in baby body parts case"
By Dave Andrusko As NRL News Today reported last week, in an unprecedented decision, U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson, following the lead of the abortion lobby, ruled that Virginia’s law requiring doctors to perform most abortions was “unduly burdensome” and therefore unconstitutional. And as the Washington Post’s Laura Vozzella wrote last night, “It was …Continue reading "Judge reverses himself. Trial, not summary judgement, will decide whether non-physicians can perform first trimester abortions in Virginia"
By Dave Andrusko No sooner had U.S. District Judge Joseph McKinley struck down Kentucky’s “House Bill 454” ban against dismemberment abortion than Elizabeth Kuhn, communications director for Gov. Matt Bevin, said Friday evening that the administration intends to appeal. “We profoundly disagree with the court’s decision and will take this case all the way to …Continue reading "Kentucky to appeal judge’s ruling striking down ban on the dismemberment of living unborn babies"
By Katie Franklin Ahead of an expected vote on a Connecticut bill that attacks life-affirming pregnancy help centers, a national pro-life group is urging the state legislature to oppose the bill on the basis that it is unconstitutional. Bolstered by its major win at the Supreme Court one year ago, the group, National Institute of …Continue reading "NIFLA to Fight Back if Connecticut Passes Anti-Pregnancy Center Bill"
By Dave Andrusko We’ve posted multiple stories on that head-scratcher of a decision by the Kansas Supreme Court concluding that nestled away in the state constitution, hidden from view for a 170 years, was a “right” to abortion. And we’ll write about the 6-1 decision many more times for all the reasons we’ve discussed in …Continue reading "The limitless brutality intrinsic to the Kansas Supreme Court’s decision on abortion"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Federal District Court Judge Henry E. Hudson, in a shocking decision handed down Monday, struck down a Virginia law that prohibits advanced practice clinicians, including nurse practitioners and physician’s assistants, from performing abortions in the first trimester of pregnancy. Laws requiring that “physicians only” …Continue reading "Federal Judge ignores Supreme Court ruling to overturn Va. law requiring that only physicians perform first trimester abortions"
By Dave Andrusko When I first sat down at my desk to write this post, the Kansas legislature was in the midst of an attempted veto override that, as was the case in the Senate in North Carolina on a different measure, will likely hinge on a single vote. The issue, as NRL News Today …Continue reading "The need to restate the obvious to a politicized Kansas Supreme Court"