By Melissa Ohden, MSW, Founder & CEO, The Abortion Survivors Network As the survivor of a failed late-term, saline infusion abortion at 31 weeks of gestation (that’s nearly eight months along) it makes me physically ill that Vermont could become an abortion tourism destination for such procedures should Article 22 pass this November. Article 22 …Continue reading "Article 22 Would Make Vermont a Late-Term Abortion Destination"
Editor’s note. This appears on Page One of the Fall issue of Right to Life of Michigan News. Roe v. Wade has been relegated to the ash heap of history. That means once again, voters are in the driver’s seat when it comes to the issue of abortion. In Michigan, voters have a critical opportunity …Continue reading "Vote NO on the Anything Goes Abortion Amendment to our Michigan Constitution"
By Dave Andrusko Montana voters will decide in a referendum this fall whether to require medical care for “born-alive infants.” The exact language is “A born-alive infant, including an infant born in the course of an abortion, must be treated as a legal person under the laws of the state, with the same rights to …Continue reading "Voters in Montana will decide in a referendum whether to require medical treatment for “Born-Alive” babies who survive an abortion"
By Rep. Anne Donahue Editor’s note. Anne Donohue is a state legislator from Vermont. I’m writing from the Green Mountain State of Vermont to share updates on the pitted battle to block a state constitutional amendment to guarantee abortion up to the moment of birth. Some of you may be aware of it already, but …Continue reading "Time is running short to defeat state constitutional amendment guaranteeing abortion up until birth"
By Addia Wuchner, RN, Executive Director, Kentucky Right to Life We are approaching the last critical aspect of insuring the passage of Amendment #2— The GOTV – Get Out The VOTE for the November General Election! You have all been so great, attending our Yes for Life informational sessions, ordering yard signs, shirts and bumper …Continue reading "Kentucky’s “Yes for Life” Constitutional Amendment: what it would actually accomplish"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The days of the slogan “safe, legal, and rare” are long gone in Pennsylvania. Some lawmakers make no secret of the fact that they do not want abortion to be rare–in fact, they are making every effort to increase abortions in the Commonwealth. A co-sponsorship memo …Continue reading "Pennsylvania Lawmaker Seeks to Expand Abortion"
By Dave Andrusko Yesterday we wrote about the great news that a poll taken earlier this month in Ohio found that “Fifty percent of those polled supported the state’s abortion law, which prohibits abortion after six weeks or when a fetus has a detectable heartbeat,” according to Darcie Loreno reporting for NBC4. We discovered late …Continue reading "Texas poll find equal split on Heartbeat Law, second recent poll offering real reason for optimism"
FRANKFORT, Ky. (September 19, 2022) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron today continued his efforts to protect unborn life by filing a brief with the Supreme Court of Kentucky to defend Kentucky’s Human Life Protection Act and Heartbeat Law. The Attorney General’s filing argues that Kentucky’s General Assembly has the policy-making prerogative to prohibit all abortions …Continue reading "Attorney General Daniel Cameron Continues Effort to Protect Unborn, Files Brief Defending Kentucky’s Human Life Protection Act and Heartbeat Law"
By Dave Andrusko SEA 1, Indiana’s new abortion law, the first to be passed after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, takes effect today. “The new law is expected to end over 95% of abortions in Indiana and will close all Indiana abortion clinics,” according to Indiana Right to Life. Upon signing the bill. …Continue reading "Indiana’s protective abortion law takes effect today, a “new opportunity for all of us in Indiana to come together to show true love and compassion for pregnant mothers and their unborn babies”"
By Dave Andrusko The American Civil Liberties Union, representing Planned Parenthood Union of Iowa, responded Tuesday to pro-life Gov. Kim Reynolds’s call to reinstate the state’s fetal heartbeat law, arguing there is “no precedent or legal support for bringing back a law banning most abortions, which a judge had permanently blocked in 2019,” according to …Continue reading "ACLU opposes Iowa Gov. Reynolds’ request that state Supreme Court end permanent injunction on Iowa fetal heartbeat law"
On September 13, 2022, both the Senate (22-7) and the House (78-17) voted to PASS HB302, the bill to clarify West Virginia’s abortion laws. The vast majority of unborn babies and their mothers in West Virginia will now be protected from the horror of abortion. “The Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision returned abortion law to the …Continue reading "After Nearly Fifty Years, West Virginia Legislature Protects the Unborn and Their Mothers"
By Dave Andrusko Two days after Court Claims Judge Elizabeth Gleicher ruled that the 1931 law banning almost all abortions would violate the Michigan Constitution, the Board of State Canvassers placed a pro-abortion amendment on the fall ballot as directed by the Michigan Supreme Court yesterday. Previously Judge Gleicher had issued a preliminary injunction while …Continue reading "Board of State Canvassers place pro-abortion proposal on fall ballot following directive from Michigan Supreme Court"