Don’t Let Oregon Become a Euthanasia State Contact Your Senator By Lois Anderson, Executive Director, Oregon Right to Life Even if you have many times before, please take a minute and contact your senator again. Tell them to vote NO on Senate Bill 579 and House Bill 2217. We just received notice that SB 579 …Continue reading "Oregon’s SB 579 scheduled for a Senate vote"
Dear Member of Congress: The House of Representatives is expected to take up the Equality Act (H.R. 5) Friday. H.R. 5 contains language that could be construed to create a right to demand abortion from health care providers, and likely would place at risk the authority of state and federal government to prohibit taxpayer-funded abortions. …Continue reading "NRLC tells Congress it opposes Equality Act (H.R. 5)"
On Wednesday, the Wisconsin State Assembly passed four lifesaving bills. One will ensure babies born alive after failed abortion attempts are given the same standard of care as children born alive naturally. Another will protect unborn children from abortions that are based on their sex, race, or disability diagnosis. The third will require women who …Continue reading "Wisconsin State Assembly Passes Package of Four Pro-Life Bills"
By Jan Halisky, Florida Right to Life Vice-President for Legislative Affairs The Florida Legislative Session just ended on May 3rd, and we thought you would like to have a summary of the results from a pro-life perspective. We want to thank everyone who contacted legislators during the session. We were told that communications from pro-lifers …Continue reading "2019 Florida Right to Life Legislative Summary"
From Rhode Island Right to Life Last night, the Senate Judiciary Committee defeated the Senate version of the radical abortion-expansion bill by a vote of 4 Yeas to 5 Nays, while holding the House version of the bill for further study. A troubling statement, purportedly from the office of the Senate President, was subsequently posted …Continue reading "Big victory in R.I., but pro-aborts not giving in"
May 15, 2019, Grand Rapids, MI — Right to Life of Michigan has filed paperwork today to begin a petition drive to bypass Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s promised veto of legislation to ban the dismemberment abortion procedure. On May 14, the Michigan House and Senate voted in favor of identical bills to ban dismemberment abortions . …Continue reading "Right to Life of Michigan Files Petition Drive Paperwork"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Beneath a quote which reads, “And ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free,” the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Tuesday testified to the truth that people with disabilities should be protected. By an overwhelming vote of 117-76, the PA House chose to …Continue reading "Pa. House overwhelmingly passes Down Syndrome Protection Act"
LANSING, Mich– By a vote of 22-16, the Michigan state Senate this morning voted to ban the dismemberment of living unborn children. Senate Bills 229 & 230 would amend Michigan’s 2011 ban on partial-birth abortions by including the dismemberment abortion procedure. The House counterparts are House Bills 4320 and 4321, Twelve states already forbid the …Continue reading "Michigan Senate votes to ban dismemberment abortion; House expected to do likewise later today"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Planned Parenthood has come down squarely on the side against disability rights in Pennsylvania. The abortion giant has been lobbying hard against House Bill 321, the Down Syndrome Protection Act. This common sense bill would ban abortion in cases of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome. …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood lobbying hard against House Bill 321, the Down Syndrome Protection Act"
By Texas Right to Life The Texas Senate passed the Preborn NonDiscrimination Act (PreNDA), Senate Bill 1033, by a bipartisan vote of 20-11. SB 1033 by Senator Kelly Hancock (R-North Richland Hills) would: End the remaining late-term abortions in Texas; Prohibit abortions committed against preborn children for discriminatory reasons, like the child’s sex, race, or …Continue reading "Bill to end late-term and discriminatory abortions passes Texas Senate"
Please call or email your State Representative today and ask them to pass all of the pro-life bills as they are currently written. You showed up in Madison to support the bills, but now your elected officials need to hear from you. Votes will be held on: AB 179 / SB 175BORN ALIVE SURVIVORS PROTECTION …Continue reading "Call or Email Your Wisconsin State Representative TODAY!!"
Human Life Protection Act Will Prohibit Abortion When Roe v. Wade is Overturned The state’s oldest and largest pro-life organization publicly thanked Governor Bill Lee for signing into law the Human Life Protection Act (SB1257/HB1029). The law will take effect upon the reversal of Roe v Wade, in whole or in part, by the U.S. …Continue reading "Tennessee Right to Life Applauds Gov. Lee’s Signature on Pro-Life Legislation"