By Dave Andrusko In a banner day for unborn children and their mothers, on Thursday Montana’s Senate gave initial approval to four pro-life measures, illustrating the dramatically different pro-life environment in The Treasure State. The bills advanced along party lines on 31-19 votes, “with Republicans in favor and Democrats opposed,” according to the Associated Press. …Continue reading "Having already passed the Montana House, four pro-life bills advancing rapidly in Senate"
Editor’s note. As National Right to Life explained yesterday, the House of Representatives approved H.R. 5, the Equality Act on a largely party line vote of 224 to 206. The Equality Act contains language that could be construed to create a right to demand abortion from health care providers and likely would place at risk …Continue reading "Reps. Rodgers, Foxx, and Walorski lead to Protect Life by including Hyde Amendment Protections in $1.9 Trillion Spending Bill"
By Dave Andrusko The strongly pro-life Kentucky House Thursday overwhelmingly advanced a proposed pro-life amendment to the state Constitution. State House Bill 91, the “Yes for Life” amendment, passed on a staggering 76-20 vote, a margin even larger than last year. If the Senate agrees, “the amendment would be put on the ballot in November 2022 …Continue reading "Kentucky House overwhelmingly approves pro-life amendment to state constitution"
By Laura Echevarria, Director of Communications and Press Secretary WASHINGTON — Voting 224-206, largely along party lines, the House of Representatives today approved H.R. 5, the Equality Act. National Right to Life issued a letter sent to members on February 19th, urging representatives to vote against the H.R. 5. The Equality Act contains language that could …Continue reading "The Equality Act: Creating a Right to Demand Abortion and Destroying Conscience Protections"
By Dave Andrusko Last Thursday we reported on the progress made in Arizona in passing legislation that would ban abortions based on a prenatal diagnosis of a genetic anomaly such as Down syndrome. Sponsored by state Sen. Nancy Barto, SB 1457 received preliminary approval on Wednesday. “A final roll-call vote is needed before the measure …Continue reading "Arizona Senate gives first approval to bill to ban abortions based on genetic anomalies such as Down syndrome"
By Wesley J. Smith Forty-eight Senate Democrats and independents recently filibustered the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, a bill that would legally require that babies who survive abortion be treated as any other infant of the same gestational maturity. Reacting to the federal blockade, some red states are passing their own born-alive laws. South Dakota’s was just signed into …Continue reading "Why Born-Alive Abortion Survivor Protection Laws Are Needed"
PIERRE, S.D. –Governor Kristi Noem today signed House Bill 1051, which requires medical professionals to offer any baby born alive the same medical care they would offer for any other child, regardless of the circumstances of the child’s birth. “The pro-life cause continues even after a child is born, and this bill will guarantee the …Continue reading "South Dakota Gov. Noem Signs Born-Alive Legislation"
By West Virginians for Life The SECOND CHANCES AT LIFE ACT would provide information about Abortion Pill Reversal. ● This protective legislation will require that a woman be informed that the effects of the chemical abortion pill can be reversed in order to save her baby if she changes her mind after taking it. ● …Continue reading "Why We Need “Second chances at Life Act” and “Human Life Non-Discrimination Act” in West Virginia"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation “Incredibly important legislation.” That’s how sponsors describe a Pennsylvania bill which would provide protection for preborn babies who have been diagnosed with Down syndrome. Senate Bill 21, sponsored by state Senators Scott Martin (R—Lancaster County) and Judy Ward (R–Blair, Cumberland, Franklin, Fulton, and Huntingdon Counties), would …Continue reading "Bill to ban abortions based solely on prenatal Down syndrome diagnosis introduced in Pa. Senate"
By Indiana Right to Life INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Right to Life applauds the Indiana House of Representatives for Monday’s passage of critical pro-life legislation that includes multiple provisions. Those include the requirement that women considering abortion must be informed about the abortion pill reversal process proven to have saved over 2,000 babies’ lives nationwide. House …Continue reading "Pro-Life Legislation Passes Indiana House 67-29, Includes Abortion Pill Reversal and Ultrasound Provisions"
By Dave Andrusko Step by step a bill in South Dakota to ban abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome is making its way through the legislature. HB 1110 was brought by pro-life Gov. Kristi Noem and passed the House Monday afternoon. It is now on its way to the state Senate. Previously, the …Continue reading "South Dakota House approves bill to ban abortions because the baby has Down syndrome"
By Dave Andrusko As NRL News Today reported last week, a radical abortion-on-demand measure in New Mexico is just one step away from enactment. Last Friday the state House passed HB 7 —the party line vote was 40-30—following similar approval in the state Senate earlier this month. The cover story was perfectly illustrated by a post …Continue reading "Pro-abortion New Mexico governor about to sign abortion on demand bill"