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"
Governor Pete Ricketts Expected to Sign the Bill WASHINGTON—During Thursday’s legislative session, Nebraska passed a bill that bans the dismemberment of living unborn babies by a vote of 33-8. The legislation was sponsored by state Senator Suzanne Geist. “We are grateful to Nebraska state Senator Suzanne Geist who bravely fought to protect living unborn children …Continue reading "Nebraska Passes Bill to Ban Dismemberment of Living Unborn Babies"
By Dave Andrusko Passage of a ban on the dismemberment of living unborn babies in Nebraska is now only one short step from enactment. Fighting through a slew of pro-abortion parliamentary and legal maneuvering, the legislature today voted 33 to 8 in favor of state Sen. Suzanne Geist’s bill. When, as expected, Gov. Pete Ricketts …Continue reading "Nebraska passes bill to ban dismemberment of living unborn babies. LB 814 on to the governor for his signature"
By SPUC—The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Bishop Bernard Ginoux of Montauban has said that France’s unborn are “in great danger” after its National Assembly voted to expand late-term abortion in cases of “psycho-social distress.” John Deighan, CEO of SPUC Scotland, said: “The vote constitutes another dreadful step along the way to abortion …Continue reading "Unborn “in great danger,” warns Catholic bishop, as French legislators vote for abortion on demand"
By Right to Life UK France’s National Assembly has voted in favour of an extreme Bill that could introduce abortion on demand, right up to the point of birth, to the country. Legislators approved the Bioéthique Bill by 60 votes to 37. Just hours before the vote, a radical last minute amendment to the legislation …Continue reading "France’s National Assembly votes for abortion on demand right up to birth"
By Nancy Valko When baby Simon Crosier was born with Trisomy 18 and a heart defect in 2010, his parents and brothers fell in love with him despite his life-threatening diagnosis and the medical community’s opinion that Trisomy 18 is “incompatible with life”. However, just days before three month old Simon was scheduled to see a cardiac surgeon, his parents …Continue reading "Strongest “Simon’s Law” Yet is Passed in Iowa"
By Dave Andrusko Once again, pro-life persistence and never-give-up attitude has prevailed. As NRL News Today previously reported, on July 21 Nebraska senators voted 30-8 to get state Sen. Suzanne Geist’s bill banning the dismemberment of living unborn babies out of the Judiciary Committee, where it had been deadlocked. But the bill still had one …Continue reading "Pro-lifers defeat filibuster of bill banning the dismemberment of living unborn babies"
Would roll back current pro-life policies Dear Member of Congress: This week, the House will consider H.R. 7617, the Defense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act. The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) urges …Continue reading "NRLC urges House to oppose appropriations Act (H.R. 7617)"