By Dave Andrusko We’ve posted explanations and factsheets and critiques from our affiliate, Massachusetts Citizens for Life, of the latest over-the-top pro-abortion proposal–abortion up until birth and the removal of protection for abortion survivors, for starters. But all that our affiliate did, along with the Massachusetts Catholic Conference, did not prevent the legislature from passing …Continue reading "Massachusetts legislature passes abortion until birth amendment to 2021 fiscal year budget"
Abortion Industry in Nebraska does not challenge LB 814 By Dave Andrusko It’s not often the Abortion Industry fails to challenge a piece of pro-life legislation–no matter how popular or commonsensical it is– but that’s what just happened in Nebraska. Martha Stoddard, of the Omaha World-Herald, reported yesterday that LB 814, a law that prohibits …Continue reading "Ban on the dismemberment of living unborn babies goes into effect"
By Massachusetts Citizens Concerned for Life AMENDMENT 759 [“R.O.E.—Act to Remove Obstacles and Expand Access in Massachusetts”] has passed the House as an amendment to the Annual Massachusetts Budget. Governor Baker has previously stated that he will veto “R.O.E” and reject any legislation including its provisions that legalize passive infanticide and remove parental consent. The …Continue reading "UPDATE: Re-Packaged “ROE” Act Passes House; Next, Senate & Governor’s Desk"
UPDATE on Amendment 759 / “R.O.E” (Act to Remove Obstacles and Expand Abortion Access in Massachusetts) By Massachusetts Citizens for Life AMENDMENT 759 has passed the House. Governor Baker has previously stated that he will veto “R.O.E” and reject any legislation including its provisions that legalize passive infanticide and remove parental consent. The Senate must …Continue reading "UPDATE: Re-Packaged “ROE” Act Passes Massachusetts House; Next, Senate & Governor’s Desk"
By Wesley J. Smith The Massachusetts Legislature may vote next week to expand the right to abortion through an entire pregnancy, a measure to be placed in a budget bill. If passed, the bill will permit post-24-week abortions to protect the life and health of the mother, and if the fetus has a serious disabling …Continue reading "Massachusetts May Legalize Abortion Through Entire Pregnancy"
If enacted, Prop. 115 would stop an estimated 400 late-term abortions per year in Colorado By Calvin Freiburger COLORADO, September 22, 2020 – In less than two months, Colorado residents will vote on a ballot initiative that will decide whether to ban abortions at 22 weeks, without the input of the state’s Democrat governor or legislature. …Continue reading "Colorado to vote on banning abortion at 22 weeks in November"
Legislation Fails to Get Unanimous Consent WASHINGTON — Today, Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) went to the floor of the U.S. Senate to ask for unanimous consent for the Support and Value Expectant (SAVE) Moms and Babies Act of 2019 (S.3072). Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.) opposed the legislation, and the move for unanimous consent failed. “We …Continue reading "National Right to Life Praises Senator Hyde-Smith’s Request for Unanimous Consent for the “Support and Value Expectant Moms and Babies Act”"
Editor’s note. Pro-Life Caucus Chair Chris Smith [R-NJ] delivered the following statement at the September 10, 2019, hearing on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. The hearing was held by Republican Whip Steve Scalise, the Pro-Life Caucus, and the author of the bill, Rep. Ann Wagner. Since Democrats control the House, naturally the bill could …Continue reading "Born-Alive Survivors and the Extreme Child Abuse of After-Birth Abortion"
By Benjamin Clapper, Executive Director, Louisiana Right to Life Editor’s note. The Love Life constitutional amendment will ensure there is no right to abortion in the Louisiana state constitution. Big news! Our Love Life Amendment with be the FIRST constitutional amendment listed on the November 3rd election! In the coming weeks we will have yard …Continue reading "#1 On the Ballot! Love Life Amendment Will Be 1st of 7 Amendments"
By Dave Andrusko You wouldn’t expect a newspaper that is pro-abortion to pay much attention to the signing of a pro-life bill. Three paragraphs—five sentences, to be exact—was all the Omaha World-Herald could summon up to say about Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts who signed LB 814 last Saturday. In that tried and true way of …Continue reading "Thank you, Gov. Ricketts, for signing a law that bans the dismemberment of living unborn babies"
On Saturday, Governor Pete Ricketts signed Nebraska’s Legislative Bill 814, a bill that bans the dismemberment of living unborn babies. In early March, Gov. Ricketts called for an end to “this horrendous form of abortion.” “We praise Gov. Ricketts and thank him for his unwavering support,” said Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life …Continue reading "Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts Signs Bill Banning Dismemberment of Living Unborn Babies"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. As we were about to post NRL News Today stories for Friday, Gov. Ricketts tweeted he will sign the bill Saturday in a ceremony between 11 a.m.-12 noon CDT. On Thursday, when Nebraska’s pro-life legislators foiled the last pro-abortion attempt to derail a ban on the dismemberment of living unborn babies, …Continue reading "Nebraska Governor Ricketts expected to soon sign law banning the dismemberment of living unborn babies"