Pro-abortion Pa. Gov. Wolf vows to veto popular Down Syndrome Protection Act

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Pro-abortion Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is once again siding with the big-money abortion lobby by saying he will veto the popular Down Syndrome Protection Act. Wolf posted his intentions on Twitter late Wednesday. The Governor has long-standing ties with abortion giant Planned Parenthood, dating back to …

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State. Rep’s emotional defense of treating aborted babies and miscarriages with compassion moves Pennsylvania House

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The retired Marine Reserve Colonel looked out onto the chamber of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, on the verge of tears. He proceeded to tell his fellow lawmakers that, when he dies, he only fears one thing. “All I worry about is my son Eddie,” he …

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Louisiana Baptists unanimously support Love Life Amendment

By Pastor Brian Gunter, Director of Outreach, Louisiana Right to Life Editor’s note. The Love Life Amendment, which will make sure there is no right to abortion or the taxpayer funding of abortion in the state Constitution, will be on the Louisiana ballot on Nov. 3, 2020, the same day as the Presidential election. Meeting …

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What happened at Wednesday’s state Senate committee hearing on proposed Florida parental consent bill?

By Jan G. Halisky, Vice-President for Legislative Affairs, Florida Right to Life I am writing just to give you an update on yesterday’s hearing on the Parental Consent bill before the Senate Health Policy Committee. Here is what happened. Before the hearing could take place, Democrat opponents of the bill filed fifteen hostile amendments in …

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Treating a miscarried baby with respect is “harassment” and “abortion-shaming” to Planned Parenthood

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation For parents, the loss of a child through miscarriage can be one of the most painful experiences in life. But that searing pain can be exponentially multiplied, when parents do not know what’s become of their little loved one’s remains. That real-life horror story happened to …

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Kansas Rep. Estes Introduces Down Syndrome Discrimination by Abortion Prohibition Act

By Kansans for Life On October 30, Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) introduced H.R. 4903, the Down Syndrome Discrimination by Abortion Prohibition Act. The bill will place a federal ban on the performance of an abortion because an unborn child has been diagnosed with Down syndrome. “As October is recognized as Down Syndrome Awareness Month, I …

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Massachusetts bill would require that medication abortions be available at public universities

By Dave Andrusko Writing for the Boston University News Service, Keminni Amanor reported Monday that “A new bill requiring public universities in Massachusetts to provide on-campus medication abortion” is currently “in hearings in the Joint Committee on Public Health until further notice.” Interestingly, while the Joint Committee last discussed the bill on Sept. 10, bill …

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Abortion Pill Reversal Information Act and Born-Alive Infant Protection Act Passed Out of Ohio Committee

COLUMBUS, Ohio–Today, the Ohio Senate Health, Human Services and Medicaid Committee passed Senate Bill 155, the Abortion Pill Reversal Act and Senate Bill 208 , the Born-Alive Infant Protection Act by a vote of 8-4 and 9-3, respectively. “Ohio Right to Life is thrilled to see these important pieces of legislation moving in the Ohio …

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Michigan Governor Whitmer’s Reproductive Health Act Explained

By Right to Life of Michigan November 4, 2019, Lansing, MI — The bills making up Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Reproductive Health Act (RHA) were introduced into the Legislature on October 31, and Right to Life of Michigan staff have analyzed the changes to Michigan law. The main bills are identical, SB 622 and HB 5179, …

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National Right to Life praises introduction of Down Syndrome Discrimination by Abortion Prohibition Act

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) and Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) introduced the Down Syndrome Discrimination by Abortion Prohibition Act. The bill would place a federal ban on the performance of abortions solely based on a pre-natal diagnosis of Down syndrome. “National Right to Life is grateful for the leadership of Senator Inhofe and …

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Florida parental consent law receives support from Senate president

By Dave Andrusko More good news for a proposed Florida law that would require parental consent before a minor girl under 18 could obtain an abortion. As NRL News Today reported last week, on Tuesday, the Florida House Health and Human Services Committee approved House Bill 265. The vote was 12-5. As required by previous …

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Florida House Committee passes parental consent measure,12-5

By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday, the Florida House Health and Human Services Committee approved House Bill 265, a measure that would require parental consent before a minor girl under 18 could obtain an abortion. The vote was 12-5. As required by previous Supreme Court decisions, under HB 265, the minor girl would have the option …

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