Measure sent on to Gov. Holcomb By Dave Andrusko With abortion advocates gearing up to pass radical pro-abortion bills, passing measures to protect the right of conscience is more important than ever. Currently, in Indiana, physicians and hospital employees can object to participating in abortions for ethical, moral or religious reasons. Indiana Right to Life …Continue reading "Indiana Legislature Votes to Extend Conscience Protections to Additional Medical Providers"
Humane measure would safeguard unborn children after 20 weeks ST. PAUL — On Thursday night legislation to protect pain-capable unborn children from the lethal violence of abortion passed on a voice vote through the Minnesota Senate Health and Human Services Finance and Policy Committee. It now advances to the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Finance …Continue reading "Bill to protect pain-capable children passes through Senate committee"
By Karen Cross, NRL Political Director On March 13, the Republican House leadership held a press conference in response to Democrats who are repeatedly blocking the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act legislation from coming to the floor for a vote. Seventeen times House Democrats have turned their backs on the most innocent among us – …Continue reading "Pro-life House leaders continue to urge Dems to allow vote on Born-Alive Bill"
By Dave Andrusko New Mexico State Rep. Deborah Armstrong (D), author of an assisted suicide proposal, emailed Tuesday that she is withdrawing (tabling) HB 90 because “At the time we are just a few votes shy to pass the bill.” The bill had passed two House committees but aggressive education and lobbying by The New …Continue reading "Lacking votes, New Mexico state Rep. pulls assisted suicide bill"
By Right to Life of Michigan Legislation to ban dismemberment abortions in Michigan was introduced today in the Michigan House. House Bills 4320 and 4321 would amend Michigan’s 2011 ban on partial-birth abortions by including the dismemberment abortion procedure, also known as a dilation and evacuation abortion (D&E). Right to Life of Michigan President Barbara …Continue reading "Dismemberment Abortion Ban Introduced in Michigan"
By Dave Andrusko Building on the momentum generated by House passage, Kentucky’s Senate Wednesday passed HB 5 on an overwhelming vote of 32-4. HB 5 bans abortions because of a child’s sex, race, or a disability such as Down syndrome. Last month the House passed the bill by a lopsided vote of 67-25. The measure …Continue reading "Bill on its way to Kentucky Gov. to ban abortions based on disability, gender, and race"
By Medora Nagle, Executive Director, North Dakota Right to Life HB 1336 came out of the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday with an unanimous “DO PASS” recommendation !! Thank you to all who emailed the Senators on the Committee. This bill has already passed in the House. HB 1336 is the Abortion Pill Reversal Informed Consent …Continue reading "APR bill passes North Dakota House and unanimously recommended by Senate Judiciary Committee"
By Dave Andrusko As NRL News Today has documented in post after post, the onslaught of radical, abortion-on-demand (and beyond) legislation began January 22, 2019. That was the day when pro-abortion New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law the so-called “Reproductive Health Act.” We’re told, “Riotous cheers” erupted from the gallery and from pro-abortion …Continue reading "New York’s radical “Reproductive Health Act”: What pro-lifers need to know"
Bill would restrict constitutionally protected speech and stifle citizen groups WASHINGTON – In an extraordinary display of contempt for the First Amendment, House Democrats today voted 234-193 to pass H.R. 1, the so-called “For the People Act of 2019.” The bill was carefully crafted to maximize short-term political benefits for the dominant faction of one …Continue reading "House Democrats Trample First Amendment with vote on H.R. 1"
By Dave Andrusko A tweet from Gayle Goldin, the Senate Deputy Majority Whip, probably says everything from the pro-abortion point of view about last night’s 44-30 House vote in favor of the Reproductive Privacy Act, a radical pro-abortion bill in Rhode Island: My heart is exploding with joy. Thank you to my House colleagues, especially …Continue reading "R.I. House passes radically pro-abortion “Reproductive Privacy Act,” 44-30"
Oppose H.R. 1, the So-Called “For the People Act of 2019” (restrictions on free speech) to be voted on tomorrow, March 8th. The so-called “For the People Act of 2019” is intended to make it as difficult as possible for corporations (including nonprofit, issue-oriented groups such as National Right to Life) to spend money to …Continue reading "Take Action Now! Contact the U.S. House Today!"
By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers in Illinois face a decidedly uphill battle in a state controlled by pro-abortion Democrats, but turned out by the hundreds this week to oppose “the most radical piece of abortion legislation that has ever been introduced in Illinois.” Organized by Effingham Area Right to Life, some 500 people packed the Effingham …Continue reading "Pro-lifers turn out to express strong opposition to “the most radical piece of abortion legislation that has ever been introduced in Illinois.”"