By Bridget Sielicki The first attempt in France to make abortion a constitutional right has failed, reports The Guardian. Though the government has said that it will back efforts to make France the first country to enshrine abortion in its constitution, the French Senate rejected the effort, with a vote of 172 to 139 on October 19. …Continue reading "France fails attempt to make abortion a constitutional right"
By Right to Life UK [On October 18], MPs voted by 297 votes to 110 in support of an amendment to the Public Order Bill to introduce ‘buffer zones’ around abortion clinics nationwide. Hundreds of women have been helped outside abortion clinics by pro-life volunteers who have provided them with practical support, which made it clear to …Continue reading "UK bill hijacked with amendment to enact abortion facility buffer zones"
By Jennifer Popik, J.D., Director of Federal Legislation Editor’s note. This appears in the October edition of National Right to Life News. Please share the contents of this 49 page issue with pro-life family and friends. With elections approaching rapidly, Congress has left Washington D.C. to hit the campaign trail. Due to the Dobbs v. …Continue reading "As Elections Approach, a Look Back at the Abortion Agenda of the Democrat-controlled 117th Congress"
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) was joined by 12 Republican Senators and 26 members of the House of Representatives to file a public comment letter expressing strong opposition to the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) interim final rule (IFR) that illegally allows abortions to be offered by the VA. The Members cite …Continue reading "Sen. Lankford, Colleagues Stand Firmly Against VA Illegally Providing Abortions"
Democrats Would Embrace Abortion at Any Time and for Any Reason WASHINGTON — Today, Republican leadership presented its “Commitment to America,” a statement of the Republican Party and what it stands for—which includes protecting unborn lives. “National Right to Life praises Republican leaders for their commitment to women and their unborn children,” said Carol Tobias, …Continue reading "National Right to Life Praises Republicans’ “Commitment to America” and Its Promise to Protect the Lives of Unborn Children and Their Mothers"
WASHINGTON — Representatives Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) today introduced the Protect Pregnancy Care Centers Act of 2022. The bill would require an Inspector General report on domestic violent extremism against pregnancy centers. “We praise Representatives Chris Smith and Cathy McMorris Rodgers for this legislation and for their work to protect women …Continue reading "National Right to Life Praises Introduction of Protect Pregnancy Care Centers Act of 2022"
Biden Administration remains silent Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today introduced new legislation—the Protect Pregnancy Care Centers Act of 2022—that would require the Biden Administration to publicly disclose how it is handling the investigation and prosecution of violent extremists who attack pregnancy resource centers. The bill already has 28 cosponsors. “Now …Continue reading "Reps. Smith, McMorris Rodgers introduce legislation to help protect pregnancy care centers against violent extremist attacks"
By Dave Andrusko At a press conference held yesterday, NRLC President Carol Tobias contrasted the Democrats’ anything-goes abortion proposals with the “Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions Act” which surveys show has very strong support among the American people. Pro-life champions Senator Lindsey Graham and Congressman Chris Smith reintroducing legislation to protect these children …Continue reading "Reflecting the incredible progress made in fetal medicine, Sen. Graham and Rep. Smith reintroduce “Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions Act”"
WASHINGTON – Pro-life Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and pro-life Congressman Chris Smith (R-N.J.) today reintroduced the Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions Act. The legislation would protect unborn children at 15 weeks, a point by which science shows that the unborn child is capable of experiencing great pain when killed by dismemberment or other …Continue reading "South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham and Congressman Chris Smith Reintroduce the Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions Act"
Recent Harvard poll shows 72 percent of Americans, including 75 percent of women, oppose abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy In dramatic contrast to House-passed Abortion on Demand Until Birth Act, bill to protect pain-capable unborn children from late-term abortions introduced In dramatic contrast to the Abortion on Demand Until Birth Act passed by the …Continue reading "In dramatic contrast to House-passed Abortion on Demand Until Birth Act, bill to protect pain-capable unborn children from late-term abortions introduced"
By Kevin Tober MSNBC’s Deadline White House took a break from obsessing over former President Donald Trump on Tuesday afternoon to continue their four-month-long freak-out over the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade and lashed out at Republican legislatures for passing laws in their states to protect the lives of the unborn. Since there are …Continue reading "MSNBC Cries Over ‘Rotten’ & ‘Extreme’ GOP Passing Pro-Life Laws"
New Rule Violates Federal Law WASHINGTON— The Biden Administration announced that it would expand abortion on demand through the Department of Veteran Affairs in violation of Section 106 of the Veterans Health Care Act of 1992 which specifically prohibits the VA from providing abortion. The new rule announced on Friday includes a broad, undefined “health” …Continue reading "Veterans Administration Expands Coverage of Abortion on Demand"