New Human Life Protection Bill clears first hurdle of 2023; S.C. House Constitutional Laws Subcommittee Gives 3-0 Approval 

By Holly Gatling, Executive Director, South Carolina Citizens for Life COLUMBIA, S.C.  – On Thursday, The Constitutional Laws Subcommittee of the South Carolina House Judiciary Committee advanced a new Human Life Protection Act (H3774) to the full Judiciary Committee. The full House Judiciary Committee is expected to take up the measure on February 7, 2023. Voting in favor of …

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Governor Evers Continues Attack on Wisconsin’s Pro-Life Law

By Wisconsin Right to Life In his second inaugural address. Gov. Evers once again pledged his support for the repeal of Wisconsin’s current pro-life statute, 940.04. This is not Governor Evers’ first attack on the law. In the months since the overturning of Roe. V. Wade, he has brought a direct legal challenge against 940.04 …

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Pro-Abortion Virginia Democrats kill numerous Pro-Life Bills in Committee

By Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Tragically, on Thursday, in the full Senate Education and Health committee meeting, chaired by Sen. Louise Lucas, D-18, two bills designed to advance the conversation in Virginia about protecting the lives of unborn children were killed by the Democrat pro-abortion extremists on that committee.  Two of the bills would recognize …

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Bills remove assisted suicide residency requirement in Oregon and Vermont.

“Removing the residency requirement permits every American to die by assisted suicide.” By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The goal of the assisted suicide lobby is to legalize assisted suicide for everyone. On January 9, the Oregon legislature introduced House Bill 2279 to amend the Oregon assisted suicide act by removing the state …

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Hawaii House Bill 650 to expand assisted suicide law

Hawaii is the best example of how the assisted suicide lobby will support a “tight” bill to legalize assisted suicide and the next year introduce a bill to eliminate “restrictions.” By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Hawaii is the best example of how the assisted suicide lobby will support a “tight” bill to …

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Please use the VSHL Action Center this week to help VSHL stop major Pro-abortion Bills & Promote Pro-Life Bills

By Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) VSHL Legislative Action Center Stop the Right-to-Abortion Amendment Pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act During the General Assembly session bills come fast and furious. The VSHL team will do our best to keep you up to date. For instance, there will be several important votes in Committees in the …

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NRLC prepares for “absolutely crazy year” in the state legislatures

By Dave Andrusko Last June, when the Supreme Court overturned Roe, it came (as CNN noted) when state legislatures had limited time to act. “By the time the Supreme Court overruled Roe, nearly every state had already wrapped up its legislative session for the year, making it almost impossible for lawmakers to respond with legislation in the immediate wake of …

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An Update on State Legislation

By Casey Romanoff Coffin, Legislative Assistant, Department of State Legislation Editor’s note. This appeared in the January issue of NRL News. Please share with your pro-life family and friends. 2022 was an historic year that saw the U.S. Supreme Court finally end the so-called constitutional right to abortion. The decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, …

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Action Alert:  Committee Vote Scheduled on the Right-to-Abortion Amendment to the Virginia Constitution

Please use the VSHL Legislative Action Center to contact your State Senator and Delegate to oppose the Right-to-Abortion Amendment to the Virginia Constitution.   There is a Committee vote scheduled for Tuesday, January 24th on this Extreme Amendment.  It is important that both your State Senator and Delegate hear your opposition today! VSHL Legislative Action Center …

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Abortion-until-birth bill passes Minnesota House

ST. PAUL — On Thursday, the Minnesota House narrowly approved the Protect Reproductive Options (PRO) Act, a sweeping bill that would enshrine unlimited abortion, at any stage of pregnancy, in Minnesota law. The legislation, H.F. 1 (S.F. 1), passed on a 69-65 vote and will next go to the Senate floor. “Let’s be clear: The PRO …

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Florida’s Pro-Life Gov. DeSantis promises more pro-life legislation ahead

By Lynda Bell Editor’s note. This appeared in the January issue of NRL News. Please be sure to share the entire contents of the 48-page issue with your pro-life family and friends. Four short years ago, Ron DeSantis, candidate for Florida’s Governor, won his race in a super tight election. He eked out a victory …

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Action Alert from Maryland Right to Life

The 445th Maryland General Assembly is underway, which means it is GO TIME for pro-life advocates to let their voices be heard! An Abortion Amendment threatens to enshrine abortion-on-demand through birth for any reason into the Maryland State Constitution. An Assisted Suicide bill has been pre-filed and threatens the lives of the most vulnerable members …

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