In a special session on Wednesday, the Wisconsin State Legislature rejected Governor Evers’ calls to repeal Statute 940.04, Wisconsin’s 1849 ban on abortion. By keeping 940.04 on the books, the Legislature has ensured that Wisconsin will be able to defend preborn lives if the Supreme Court overturns the precedent set in Roe v. Wade and the abortion decision is …Continue reading "Wisconsin Right to Life Applauds the State Legislature for Protecting Life "
By Wisconsin Right to Life On June 8, Governor Evers signed an executive order calling the Legislature into a special session on June 22nd in an attempt to repeal Wisconsin’s 1849 ban on abortion. Although the Governor is able to call a special session, he is not able to compel specific action from the Wisconsin …Continue reading "Wisconsin Right to Life Responds to Governor Evers’ Executive Order Calling the Legislature Into Special Session "
NEW ORLEANS – Governor Edwards has signed Senate Bill 342, the Reaffirmation of the Human Life Protection Act by Senator Katrina Jackson, and Senate Bill 388, the Mail-Order Abortion Prohibition Act by Senator Sharon Hewitt, into law. Both bills were Louisiana Right to Life’s legislative priorities during the 2022 Legislative Session. SB 342 reaffirms current …Continue reading "Gov. Edwards Signs Pro-Life Bills Into Law: Louisiana Right to Life Looks Toward Abortion-Free Louisiana As Gov. Edwards Signs Pro-Life Bills into Law"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The top pro-life legislative priority in Pennsylvania is a Constitutional Amendment to ensure that state lawmakers decide abortion policy—not the courts. In response to a decision by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court banning taxpayer funding of abortion except in the rare cases of rape, incest, and the …Continue reading "Pennsylvania Senate Poised to Pass Amendment to Keep PA Constitution Abortion-Free"
Virginia Society for Human Life is grateful to Governor Glenn Youngkin for adding the Hyde Amendment preventing taxpayer funding of abortions beyond those required under the federal law to this year’s state budget. Currently Virginians are paying for abortions beyond what the federal Hyde Amendment requires. Virginia should stop paying for abortions with state taxpayer …Continue reading "Governor Youngkin’s Budget Amendment Will Prevent Taxpayer Funded Abortions in Virginia"
Urgent Alert! Governor Youngkin sent a budget amendment to the General Assembly to stop taxpayer funding of abortion. This will be voted on TOMORROW, Friday, June 17th. The Governor’s amendment will prevent any funding of abortions in Virginia under Medicaid that go beyond those allowed under the Federal Hyde Amendment. It is a simple but …Continue reading "Stop Taxpayer funding of Abortion in Virginia Now!"
By Dave Andrusko The Delaware House of Representative has passed and sent on to the state Senate a bill which removes what few limitations there are on abortion in the state. HB 455 was approved easily on Tuesday with 24 yes votes and 13 no. WGMD News’ Jim Fritz put the best possible spin on …Continue reading "Delaware House passes law that will increase the number of abortion and allow non-physicians to abort babies"
By Dave Andrusko New York pro-abortion Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a package of bills yesterday intended to increase the number of abortions performed, protect abortionists from legal action, and harass pregnancy health centers. “At a time when women and children need more support than ever, we are disappointed to see New York continue to focus …Continue reading "NY Gov. Hochul signs six pro-abortion bills "
The Unborn Child with Down Syndrome Protection and Education Act went into effect on June 9. On March 12 with just five minutes left in the regular 60-day session, the bill supported by West Virginians for Life (WVFL), successfully passed in the West Virginia Senate by a bipartisan 27-5 vote after an 81-17 vote in …Continue reading "Unborn Children with Disabilities in WV are NOW Protected"
By McKenna Hahn Wichita, Kansas – On Friday an alliance of over 200 Kansas Medical and Mental Health Professionals has publicly issued a statement expressing support for the Value Them Both constitutional amendment. At present, the group consists of more than 120 doctors, including nine OBGYNs, 70 family medicine physicians, and additional representatives from the fields of neurosurgery, cardiology, anesthesia, …Continue reading "Kansas Medical and Mental Health Professionals Announce Support for the “Value Them Both” Constitutional Amendment to defend state’s existing pro-life laws. "
By Sara Buscher To: President of the Senate Karen E. Spilka,Speaker of the House Ronald Mariano RE: S.1384 and H. 2381 An Act Relative to End of Life Options, creating an exception to involuntary manslaughter for physician assisted suicide Dear President and Speaker: The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition USA supports positive measures to improve the quality …Continue reading "Euthanasia Prevention Coalition-USA letter to Massachusetts legislators opposes assisted suicide proposal"
By Peter Pinedo, Texas Right to Life In 2021, during the same session that the media-maligned Texas Heartbeat Act was passed, the Texas Legislature massively increased funding to a statewide program providing aid and resources to women and families in need. Rather than simply just outlawing abortion, Texas focused on saving lives and giving aid …Continue reading "Help Mothers, Don’t Kill Their Children "