By Dave Andrusko Last week the Kentucky House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed HB 67, the first step in placing a constitutional amendment on the ballot to specifically say the state constitution does not contain a “right” to abortion nor funding thereof. The vote was 71-21. If three-fifths of the Senate approves HB 67, “the proposed …Continue reading "Kentucky House passes proposed amendment to clarify state constitution does not contain a right to abortion or its funding"
While you were thinking about staying alive in a pandemic… By Carolyn Moynihan, Deputy Editor, MercatorNet Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared here. On Wednesday night, while 90 percent of the world was coming to grips with the impact of the coronavirus on their lives, a majority in the New Zealand Parliament …Continue reading "New Zealand redefines abortion as healthcare – except for babies born alive after ‘the procedure’"
By Dave Andrusko The movement to ban abortions performed solely because of an unborn baby’s race, sex, or genetic abnormality took another step forward last week when the Mississippi House of Representatives passed House Bill 1295. The Christian Post’s Michael Gryboski reports that the vote on the Life Equality Act of 2020 was 79-33, with …Continue reading "Mississippi House passes bill banning abortions based on sex, race, or genetic abnormality"
By Dave Andrusko Senate File 97, which requires equal treatment for abortion survivors, has now passed both houses and is on its way to the desk of Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon. Senate File 97 requires physicians to “take medically appropriate and reasonable steps to preserve the life and health of an infant born alive” if …Continue reading "Bill requiring equal treatment for abortion survivors on its way to Wyoming Governor"
By Ken Orr, Spokesperson, Right to Life New Zealand Parliament today passed the Labour led government Abortion Legislation Bill by 68 to 51. This represents an unprecedented attack on the family, on the status and dignity of women and on the right to life of New Zealanders in the first nine months of life. Our …Continue reading "A Dark Day in our History Parliament Abandons Women and their Unborn Children"
Once Roe is overturned, it would ban virtually all abortions By Dave Andrusko On March 9, the Utah House voted in favor of a bill that would prohibit almost all elective abortions, when Roe v. Wade is finally overturned. The House joined the Utah Senate which had voted its support for SB174 a week prior, 22-6. Utah joins eight other …Continue reading "“Trigger” bill on way to Utah governor"
From Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Please call and email your state Senator in the Pennsylvania Senate with this urgent message: I want to prevent telemedicine abortions in Pennsylvania. Please support the House-passed version of Senate Bill 857. If you do not know who your state Senator is, or you need contact …Continue reading "Urgent Legislative Alert: Contact Pa. state senators to vote for Telemedicine Abortion Ban"
By Dave Andrusko Kentucky became the latest state to begin the process to pass a constitutional amendment to specifically say there is no right to abortion in the state constitution nor a requirement that abortions be funded. Such measures are imperative when state Supreme Courts already have, or appear posed to, discover a hitherto unknown …Continue reading "Kentucky House passage is first step toward placing amendment on the ballot to specify state constitution does not contain a right to abortion"
By Dave Andrusko As NRL News Today reported on many occasions, the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives has heretofore successfully bottled up proposed legislation to explicitly require that a baby born alive during an abortion must be afforded “the same degree” of care that would apply “to any other child born alive at the same gestational …Continue reading "Please sign Petition calling on Speaker Pelosi to allow a vote on The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act"
By Right to Life of Michigan While the U.S. Supreme Court debated Louisiana’s regulations for abortion facilities, our prolife legislators were busy last week in Lansing. On Tuesday, March 3, legislation was introduced by Sen. Lana Theis to update and strengthen Michigan’s Born Alive Infant Protection Act of 2002. Michigan’s BAIPA, signed into law by Governor John …Continue reading "Updating and strengthening Michigan’s Born Alive Infant Protection Act"
By Right to Life UK New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has joined 80 other politicians in voting against an attempt to require health professionals to give medical help to babies born alive after ‘failed’ abortions. The Care of child born after abortion amendment was brought forward by the MP for Tamaki, Simon O’Connor at …Continue reading "New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern votes to leave babies born alive after abortions to die"
By Dave Andrusko Bills to require equal treatment for abortion survivors made huge gains this week in Wyoming and Alabama. Born-Alive bills require only that abortion survivors receive the same medical care any other infant born at the same age would. After having passed in the state Senate, the Wyoming House of Representatives Wednesday approved …Continue reading "“Born-Alive” bill on its way to Wyoming Governor; similar bill passes in Alabama House of Representatives"