Pregnancy Center Funding at Risk, Contact Your Ohio Legislator

By Ohio Right to Life A few weeks ago, we informed you that the Senate added $5 million dollars into the Ohio biennial operating budget for Ohio’s pregnancy help centers. This is a huge increase from the $1 million that has been allocated in the budget over the last several years! Unsurprisingly, pro-abortion organizations have …

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“A very dark day in the history of our state”: Rhode Island passes radical new abortion law

By Dave Andrusko First and foremost, the deeply distressing news. On Wednesday Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo (D) signed an expansionary abortion bill radical by any standards but camouflaged as legislation to preserve “the status quo” on abortion in Rhode Island. The signing followed passage in the Senate [21-17] followed by the House [45-29]. It …

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Michigan Petition to Ban Dismemberment Abortions Approved

June 19, 2019, Lansing, MI — Today the Michigan Board of State Canvassers approved the summary and form of the Michigan Values Life petition to ban dismemberment abortions (D&E) in Michigan. Michigan Values Life is the name of the committee Right to Life of Michigan organized to collect signatures to initiate the legislation into the …

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Time is Short – Email Your Rhode Island Legislators Now

After extraordinary interventions by Senate Leadership, an extreme, New York style abortion-expansion bill has passed out of committee and now moves to Senate floor for a vote next Wednesday, June 18. If 2019 — H 5125 Sub B clears the full Senate, it will then be referred back to the House Judiciary Committee, because of …

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Massachusetts Extremist Bill S.1209 (“R.O.E” Act”): Bad law, hasty response

“What about parents’ rights?” Printed in the Daily Hampshire Gazette 14 June 2019: Massachusetts Citizens for Life’s Vice President, Myrna Maloney Flynn, asks: Why endanger our women and girls in a hasty reaction? She highlights the dangerous provisions in this proposed bill’s knee-jerk response to current cultural waves, and demands accountability. I’d like to provide …

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Rhode Island Abortion Expansion Bill Moves to Full Senate – Email Now

After extraordinary interventions by Senate Leadership, an extreme, New York style abortion-expansion bill last night passed out of committee and now moves to Senate floor for a vote next Wednesday, June 19. If 2019 — H 5125 Sub B clears the full Senate, it will then be referred back to the House Judiciary Committee, because …

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Illinois Passes Abortion Law More Radical Than New York’s, Networks Refuse to Report

By Geoffrey Dickens On Wednesday, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a new abortion bill that is being called more radical than New York’s law that was passed in January. So far none of the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) have reported on the Illinois law that – among other things – does away …

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House Democrats Block Pro-Life Amendments to Appropriations Bills

WASHINGTON – Late last night, two pro-life amendments to H.R. 2740, the House Appropriations bill, were defeated by nearly uniform opposition from pro-abortion Democrats. “We are extremely disappointed, but not at all surprised, that Democrats are using legislation to fund the government to attack critical and popular pro-life policies related to conscience rights of healthcare …

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Democratic office holders’ militant opposition to Hyde Amendment wildly at odds with public opinion

By Dave Andrusko When I consider pro-abortion Democrats—at least in the militantly go-for-broke form the Democrat Party has taken in the last two years—I am reminded of the late Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s famously droll admonition, “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts.” We’ve talked at length how that plays …

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“This is Pro-Abortion Legislation on Steroids”

By Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) Editor’s note. Late last night, two pro-life amendments to H.R. 2740, the House Appropriations bill, were defeated by nearly uniform opposition from pro-abortion Democrats. The amendments were on pro-life policies related to conscience rights of healthcare providers and taxpayer dollars going to facilities that provide abortion. More votes are expected, …

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Maine Governor signs bill legalizing assisted suicide

By Dave Andrusko Illustrating yet again that every vote counts, on Wednesday Maine Gov. Janet Mills (D) signed a “Death with Dignity” law that had squeaked by both the House and Senate. “The proposal had failed once in a statewide referendum and at least seven previous times in the Legislature,” the Associated Press reported. “The …

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NRLC Urges House to oppose H.R. 2740 Appropriations Omnibus

Editor’s note. This was sent today. Dear Member of Congress: This week, the House will begin consideration of H.R. 2740, the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020. The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) urges you to oppose H.R. 2740 in its current …

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