By Dave Andrusko The lone abortion clinic in Mississippi filed a brief with the Supreme Court Monday, telling the justices “Unless the court is to be perceived as representing nothing more than the preferences of its current membership, it is critical that judicial protection hold firm absent the most dramatic and unexpected changes in law …Continue reading "Mississippi abortion clinic files brief asking the Supreme Court to reject Gestational Age Act"
Please read so you are aware of all of the important pieces of abortion-related legislation that Congress will tackle this fall such as, Appropriations, the Hyde Amendment, 3.5 Trillion Dollar Reconciliation Spending Bill, Women’s Health Protection Act. https://buff.ly/3zaCwwyContinue reading "Be aware of all of the important pieces of abortion-related legislation coming up in Congress this fall"
By Jennifer Popik, J.D. Director of Federal Legislation With Congress slated to return from recess soon, the month of September will be particularly busy on the pro-life front. While there will be action on the annual spending bill, and a separate 3.5 trillion dollar social spending reconciliation bill, pro-abortion Speaker Pelosi (D-Cal.) has also announced …Continue reading "Congress will tackle several pieces of important abortion-related legislation this Fall"
Texas SB8 the Latest in Over 60 Pro-Life Laws Passed in State Legislatures WASHINGTON – Today, a Texas law designed to protect unborn children and their mothers from the tragedy of abortion went into effect at midnight. SB8 is designed to protect unborn children whose hearts have begun to beat. “Hopefully, this law will begin …Continue reading "State Legislatures Pass Dozens of Laws to Protect Unborn Children"
By Dave Andrusko While the Supreme Court could step in later, for now, as of midnight late night, Texas’ Heartbeat law is now in effect! Senate Bill 8 prohibits elective abortions after the preborn child’s heartbeat is detectable. Pro-abortionists assert the impact will be to curtail at least 85% of abortions performed in the Lone …Continue reading "Texas’s Heartbeat law takes effect!"
Elderly; Ill; Disabled all now in crosshairs; Conscientious Californians must stop the expansion of ‘assisted suicide’ By California ProLife Council SB 380, ‘End of Life’ is now going to the Assembly floor! SB 380 removes all existing ‘safeguards’ for depressed and dependent patients. The Assembly is preparing to vote, and the death folk are pushing …Continue reading "URGENT: California Legislative Issue!"
Thank you, Jake Ellzey for adding your voice and support to one of the most important and life-saving pieces of legislation to be introduced in the House of Representatives. #BornAliveAbortionSurvivorsActContinue reading "Rep. Jake Ellzey supports the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Act"
By Dave Andrusko WASHINGTON —One by one. When newly elected pro-life Rep. Jake Ellzey (R-TX) signed the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act discharge petition today, it raised to 213 the number of House Members who have joined forces to attempt to bring this anti-infanticide measure to the House floor for a vote. The goal is …Continue reading "213 House Members have signed a discharge petition to bring to a vote legislation requiring abortion survivors to receive no less medical care than any other baby born at the same age"
By Dave Andrusko It’s not often we get encouraging news out of New Jersey, which is dominated by pro-abortion Democrats whose governor, Phil Murphy, is a particular fan of Planned Parenthood. Today’s headline in the New Jersey Monitor reads “New Jersey abortion access bill remains in limbo: Introduced in October 2020, the Reproductive Freedom Act …Continue reading "New Jersey pro-lifers staving off new radical pro-abortion proposal"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This repost of a story that appeared in NRL News Today a year ago reminds of the importance of pro-life state legislation. 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 …Continue reading "Thank you, Gov. Ricketts, for signing a law that bans the dismemberment of living unborn babies"
By Jennifer Popik, JD, NRLC’s Legislative Director Government Funding On July 29, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4502, a seven-bill appropriations package for the 2022 Fiscal Year that includes the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education (LHHS) Appropriations Act and Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Act. There were significant pro-life concerns contained …Continue reading "An overview and update of federal legislation"
WASHINGTON – Early Wednesday, in a vote of 50-49, the Senate passed the FY2022 budget resolution. The resolution included an amendment offered on the Senate floor by Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) to support the Hyde Amendment. The Lankford Amendment was added in a largely party-line vote of 50-49. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) joined Republicans to support …Continue reading "Senate Passes $3.5 Trillion Budget Blueprint Package with Lankford Amendment Supporting Hyde and Weldon Language"