HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra’s Disingenuous Response to the Question of the Legality of the 2003 Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act

By Laura Echevarria, Press Secretary WASHINGTON — During a hearing Wednesday before the House Energy & Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health, Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.), Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Tx.), and Rep. John Joyce, MD (R-Pa.) each asked HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra his opinion on whether the partial-birth abortion procedure was illegal. Repeatedly, Secretary Becerra denied …

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North Carolina Senate approves “Born Alive” bill

By Dave Andrusko For the second time in two years, pro-life Republicans in North Carolina’s Senate have approved a bill that would mandate the provision of medical treatment to abortion survivors equal to that afforded any other baby born at a similar gestational age. The vote was 28-21.  Senate Bill 405 now moves to the …

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Pro-life Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte signs three pro-life bills into law

By Dave Andrusko Will miracles never cease? CNN—of all media outlets—presented a fair account of the three new laws signed by pro-life Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte. As NRL News Today has discussed on multiple occasions, the bills had passed both houses, with the added blessing that Gianforte, the first Republican governor in 16 years, had …

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Record number of pro-life laws passed in historic Arkansas legislative session

By Tim Yarbrough A number of strong pro-life measures were approved in what was one the busiest legislative sessions in Arkansas history – and solidified Arkansas’ position as the No. 1 pro-life state in the country. In all, lawmakers approved 14 new pro-life laws to protect the safety of women and reduce the number of …

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The “Human Life Non-Discrimination Act” approved by North Carolina House Committee on Health

By Bill Pincus, MD “These children are a blessing, they’re a gift. I pray that the day will come soon when we will welcome these children, and not erase them; when we will embrace them and love them.” — Previous North Carolina RTL Prayer Breakfast Speaker Kurt Kondrich with his daughter Chloe Down syndrome is …

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Thank Your Elected Official for overriding Kansas Gov. Kelly’s Veto of HB 2183 (Election Integrity bill)

By Kansans for Life (KFL) Great news! On Monday, May 3, the Kansas House and Senate each voted to override Gov. Kelly’s veto of House Bill 2183, legislation which will help ensure the integrity of our elections in Kansas and stop ballot harvesting. The House vote was 85-38, and the Senate vote was 28-12. With …

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Iowa’s “Protect Life Amendment” to state Constitution “on track,” proponents say

By Dave Andrusko The Iowa legislature is closing in on placing a pro-life amendment to the state constitution on the ballot, a corrective action needed in response to a 2018 decision by the Iowa Supreme Court holding that the state constitution affirms a right to abortion. The House and Senate –House Joint Resolution 5 and …

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SCCL Wins Victory for Dying Children, Incapacitated Adults

By Holly Gatling, Executive Director, South Carolina Citizens for Life COLUMBIA, S.C. – The State Senate Medical Affairs Committee on Thursday, April 29, 2021, unanimously adopted an amendment proposed by South Carolina Citizens for Life to protect dying children, especially when parents might disagree on treatment. SCCL proposal also protects adults who are unable to …

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Indiana becomes 13th state to pass law requiring that women undergoing chemical abortions be informed they may be able to save their baby if they change their mind

By Dave Andrusko When Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed HB1577 into law Thursday, Indiana became the second state in less than a week to pass an informed consent law that requires abortionists to inform women undergoing chemical abortions that it may be possible to reverse the abortion using a technique known as Abortion Pill Reversal. With the …

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Ban on Discrimination-based abortions introduced in Michigan House

By Right to Life of Michigan April 30, 2021, Lansing, MI — A ban on targeted abortions was introduced Thursday in the Michigan House. House Bills 4737 & 4738 would ban abortions targeted at babies not just diagnosed with Down syndrome, but any disability, as well as babies targeted for reasons of sex or racial …

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West Virginia Governor Jim Justice Has Signed “Second Chances at Life Act”

By Mary Anne Buchanan West Virginians for Life (WVFL) is pleased that Gov. Jim Justice has signed the Second Chances at Life Act of 2021. The bill will require that a woman be informed that the effects of the chemical abortion pill can be reversed to save her baby if she changes her mind after taking the …

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