Lawmakers Seek to Legalize Abortion Up to Birth in New South Wales

By Jonathan Abbamonte, Population Research Institute An attempt by pro-abortion lawmakers last week in New South Wales, Australia, to ram through a radical abortion bill has been delayed by strong pro-life and Catholic opposition led by the Archbishop of Sydney, Archbishop Anthony Fisher. The bill, which was introduced into the lower house of the New …

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Ky. governor: Opponent won’t defend pro-life laws because he took ‘blood money’ from abortionists

By Calvin Freiburger August 2, 2019 – Pro-life Republican Gov. Matt Bevin leveled a blistering critique against Attorney General and Democrat gubernatorial opponent Andy Beshear on Thursday for refusing to defend Kentucky’s pro-life laws in court, suggesting that Beshear was essentially bought off by the abortion industry. Kentucky has enacted numerous protections for preborn babies …

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Enforcing abortion on Northern Ireland is ‘insidious’ says Arlene Foster

Arlene Foster asserts abortion legislation must remain a locally decided matter By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Editor’s note. “Devolution” refers to the many powers to make laws and deliver public services that the separate legislatures and executives in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland enjoy. “Westminster” is short-hand for the seat of …

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Assisted Suicide Is Now Legal in New Jersey. It Could Get Even Worse.

By Monica Burke As of Thursday, physician-assisted suicide is legal in New Jersey. The new policy stems from legislation passed by the state’s Legislature back in April. The law allows terminally ill patients with a prognosis of six months or fewer to self-administer lethal concoctions of drugs to take their own lives. Lawmakers claim that …

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National Right to Life praises President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leadership

“National Right to Life praises President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leadership for their work in the House passage of the bipartisan two-year budget and debt-ceiling deal,” said NRLC president Carol Tobias. “We thank the leadership for insisting that pro-life policy rollbacks are not open for negotiation.” Tobias continued, “We thank House Republican Leader Kevin …

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Your help needed to gain necessary signatures on discharge petition to move Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act to a vote

By Dave Andrusko It’s important to remember that the legislative wheel turns very slowly, but even more so when neither pro-life Republicans nor pro-abortion Democrats control both Houses of Congress. Here is an update about what is taking place vis a vis the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act which House Democrats are doing their very …

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National Right to Life praises Trump and Republican Congressional Leaders for Bipartisan Budget Deal

The bipartisan two-year budget and debt-ceiling deal reached yesterday protects all pro-life riders such as the Hyde Amendment. National Right to Life praises President Donald Trump and the Republican congressional leadership for this important action. “We thank House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and House Whip Steve Scalise along with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and …

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Marking the Five-Year Anniversary of Chloe’s Law

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Pennsylvania celebrates an important milestone this week–the five-year anniversary of the signing of “Chloe’s Law.” This landmark act, signed by pro-life Republican Governor Tom Corbett, ensures that the parents of preborn babies who are diagnosed with Down syndrome receive information and supportive resources to help them …

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Ohio Legislature Passes Budget Promoting Life

COLUMBUS, Ohio—On Wednesday, the Ohio legislature passed a historically pro-life biennial operating budget which included $7.5 million for the Ohio Parenting and Pregnancy Program that provides funding for critical support and care for women and babies. This represents a $6.5 million increase from the previous two budget cycles. “We are incredibly grateful for the pro-life …

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Missouri Governor Signs “Simon’s Law”

By Nancy Valko Editor’s note. Last Thursday, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s signed “Simon’s Law.” The story reproduced below talked about this important law and the Missouri Stands for the Unborn Act.” At the time it was first written, neither had been signed. Now both have. I feel so fortunate to be living in a pro-life …

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Missouri Gov. Parson Signs “Simon’s Law”

By Missouri Right to Life On Thursday, July 11, Governor Michael Parson signed HB 138. This legislation, known as “Simon’s Law” has been a priority of Missouri Right to Life for many years. HB 138 builds on the rights of parents to make health care decisions for their minor child(ren). The Crozier Family’s story as …

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What will happen July 24 when a record number of pro-life bills become law?

By Arkansas Right to Life Now we know. On July 24, 2019, we know what will happen and what won’t. Ninety days after sine die, the official close of the 92nd Arkansas General Assembly is when the majority of legislation passed during the session and signed by the governor will become law. So, July 24, …

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