Federal judge issues TRO against Ohio’s ban on dismemberment abortions

By Dave Andrusko After having been rebuked on another of his abortion rulings, last Thursday a federal judge issued a partial injunction blocking Ohio’s ban on the dismemberment of living unborn babies from being implemented. “Senior U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett in Cincinnati ordered the state not to bring criminal charges against doctors who perform …

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Wisconsin Right to Life Congratulates WI Supreme Court Justice-elect Brian Hagedorn

By Dave Andrusko It wasn’t until more a week after the final votes were tallied, but last week State Appeals Court Judge Lisa Neubauer conceded she had lost the race for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court to her colleague Brian Hagedorn. “We knew it was going to be close,” Neubauer told the Milwaukee …

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Planned Parenthood files broad-gauged challenge against pro-life Arizona laws

By Dave Andrusko On Thursday Planned Parenthood Arizona took out its frustration at pro-life victories by filing a broad-based, sweeping lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. As Dustin Gardiner of the Arizona Republic explained, the three areas at issue are (1) the requirement that only physicians may perform abortions; …

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South Korea’s highest court says protective abortion law must be changed

By Dave Andrusko On Thursday, by a vote of 7-2, South Korea’s highest court ruled that the National Assembly must revise the nation’s 66-year-old abortion law by the end of 2020 or the Constitutional Court will rule the 1953 law null and void. “The abortion ban limits women’s rights to pursue their own destinies, and …

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Sen. Graham holds hearing on Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

By Dave Andrusko The press conference that took place prior to today’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act was packed with reporters. As it should have been. S 160 is an important piece of legislation, one that speaks to our very character as a people. Are we really going to …

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U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to hold hearing on protecting pain-capable unborn children

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) will lead a hearing on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (S. 160). Since 2010, National Right to Life and its state affiliates have led the effort to protect pain-capable unborn children, starting with enactment of model legislation in Nebraska. Sixteen states have enacted …

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Federal court upholds Kentucky law requiring abortionists to offer women ultrasounds

By Calvin Freiburger LOUISVILLE– Pro-lifers in Kentucky won a victory Thursday when a three-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the state’s law requiring abortionists to give women the opportunity to view ultrasound images of their children before abortion. “Today is a historic day, as Kentucky continues to lead the charge in …

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6th circuit panel upholds Kentucky’s ultrasound law

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. We wrote an abbreviated story yesterday, because the court’s decision came later in the day. On September 27, 2017, U.S. District Court Judge David Hale struck down HB 2, Kentucky’s ultrasound law which both houses of the legislature had passed overwhelming earlier in the year. The law requires that an …

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Federal court upholds Kentucky’s ultrasound law

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This important decision came out just as NRL News Today was preparing to post for the day. We will have complete coverage on Friday. A three judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today struck down a lower court ruling that held that Kentucky’s 2017 ultrasound law …

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Federal Amicus Brief Supports States’ right to terminate Medicaid contracts with Planned Parenthood affiliates

By Texas Right to Life Twelve U.S. Senators and 65 U.S. Representatives have filed an amicus brief calling on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to affirm the right of states to terminate Medicaid contracts with Planned Parenthood affiliates. Additional favorable briefs have been filed by U.S. Senators John Cornyn and …

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Second District Court of Appeals Upholds Women’s Med Center’s License Revocation by Ohio Department of Health

By Ohio Right to Life If you’ve felt like your head is spinning because of all the momentum and action in the pro-life movement in Ohio, you’re not the only one! A few weeks ago, we sent out a big update hitting a few important things that had happened across the movement in March. One …

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Supreme Court allows PPFA’s legal onslaught against David Daleiden to continue

By Dave Andrusko The United States Supreme Court today declined to hear an appeal by the Center for Medical Progress of a decision by a federal appeals court which rejected CMP’s motion to dismiss Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit against David Daleiden. Mr. Daleiden, a citizen journalist and the project lead at The CMP, became nationally known …

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