Editor’s note. The following comes from Family First New Zealand. Family First NZ says that the Select Committee considering radical changes to our abortion laws has admitted that it’s muzzling almost 95% of submitters who want to speak in person to the committee on the issue. [The committee will be hearing 150 submissions orally, out …Continue reading "95% of submitters to select committee being muzzled on abortion"
Senator Terry Johnson Introduces SB 208 COLUMBUS, Ohio—Today in the Ohio Senate, recently sworn-in Senator Terry Johnson, a practicing physician, introduced the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Senator Johnson was appointed to the seat previously held by former Sen. Joe Uecker, sponsor of several pieces of Ohio Right to Life priority legislation over his tenure, …Continue reading "Ohio Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Introduced"
By Right to Life of Michigan October 1, 2019, Lansing, MI — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced she vetoed a state budget allocation for a program she voted for as a state legislator. All of the $150,000 allocated for the Pregnant and Parenting Student Services Act in the 2020 state budget was vetoed by Governor …Continue reading "Michigan Gov. Whitmer Vetoes Support for Pregnant and Parenting Students"
WASHINGTON—In response to the discovery of 2,246 preserved fetal remains found on the Illinois property of deceased Indiana abortionist Ulrich “George” Klopfer, Senators Mike Braun (R-Ind.) and Todd Young (R-Ind.) have introduced the Dignity for Aborted Children Act (S. 2590). “Americans were horrified when the preserved remains of 2,246 aborted babies were found,” stated David …Continue reading "National Right to Life Supports the “Dignity for Aborted Children Act”"
WASHINGTON–Congressman Jim Banks (R-IN) and Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) along with many other pro-life members of Congress, submitted a letter to the acting commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Norman Sharpless, M.D., asking that the FDA retain the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) that currently exists in relation to mifepristone (RU-486). RU-486 …Continue reading "National Right to Life supports Congressional Call for continued FDA restrictions on RU-486 abortion method"
By Calvin Freiburger Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at LifeSiteNews. AUGUSTA, Maine– Two new pro-abortion laws took effect in Maine this past week, one expanding the ability to commit abortions from actual doctors to physician assistants and some types of nurses, and another requiring certain health insurance plans to pay for abortions. …Continue reading "Maine enforces new laws for health plans to cover abortions, non-doctors to commit them"
By Dave Andrusko Slowly, but surely. The discharge petition to pry the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act out of legislative limbo and on to a possible vote in the House added two new names this week. As NRL News Today reported, North Carolina held two special elections last week and in both cases—the 3rd and …Continue reading "Two more names added to discharge petition to move the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act forward in the House"
By Dave Andrusko Two months after Oklahoma County District Judge Cindy Truong upheld the state’s Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act, Judge Truong denied a motion by the Center for Reproductive Rights for a temporary injunction that would keep the law from taking effect while the case continues. When Judge Truong upheld the law …Continue reading "Oklahoma Judge refuses to issue temporary injunction to keep law banning the dismemberment of living unborn children from taking effect"
By Jennifer Popik, JD, Federal Legislative Director Washington, D.C.– House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.), and Pro-Life Caucus Chair Chris Smith (R-N.J.) hosted a hearing yesterday examining H.R. 962, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act and how it is designed to protect innocent human life left vulnerable following an attempted abortion. …Continue reading "Powerful testimony at House Minority Hearing on Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act"
By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday, NRL News Today readers had the opportunity to read a number of stories about yesterday’s House hearing on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Today we’ll offer additional insights into a hearing that was attended by many pro-life House Republicans and no pro-abortion House Democrats. The latter are not the …Continue reading "What a surprise. Media blackout of House hearing on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act."
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Dr. Robin Pierucci, MD, neonatologist and medical director of a 50-bed neonatal intensive-care unit, was one of four witnesses to testify at Tuesday’s hearing entitled “End Infanticide: Examining the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.” As NRL Federal Legislative Director Jennifer Popik, JD, wrote House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), …Continue reading "Neonatologist tells hearings the “wantedness” of a baby does not determine whether she is treated before or after birth"
Washington, D.C.– House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.), and Pro-Life Caucus Chair Chris Smith (R-N.J.) are hosting a hearing today examining H.R. 962, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act and how it is designed to protect innocent human life left vulnerable following an attempted abortion. “Democratic leaders in the House have …Continue reading "House Minority Hearing on Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act"