The defeat of Kentucky’s Amendment 2 “does not mean there is a right to abortion hidden in the Kentucky Constitution and that the regulation of abortion policy is a matter that belongs to our elected representatives”

By Dave Andrusko When Kentucky’s proposed pro-life Amendment 2 narrowly lost Tuesday night, some accounts acted as though that defeat meant there was suddenly a right to abortion. The exact language was “To protect human life, nothing in this constitution shall be construed to secure or protect a right to abortion or require the funding …

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Montana’s referendum to require health care providers to take necessary actions to preserve the life of an infant born-alive following an abortion voted down 53% to 47%

By Dave Andrusko Montana voters voted down Legislative Referendum 13, a proposal to assure equal treatment for babies that survive an abortion, by a vote of 53% to 47%.   231,739 votes were cast against compared to 209,218 in favor. The referendum says that “infants born alive, including infants born alive after an abortion, are legal …

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Vermont Among Three States To “Codify Abortion ‘Rights’”

By Tierin-Rose Mandelburg  On Election Day, residents of several American states proved just how anti-life they really are – especially in Vermont.   Vermont state voters approved a constitutional amendment, Proposal 5, with at 72 percent margin to keep abortion at any point legal, VT Digger reported. Voters supposedly thought that killing babies needed to be an enshrined …

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Human Life Protection Act Fails to Pass the South Carolina Senate by 1 Vote

By Holly Gatling, Executive Director, South Carolina Citizens for Life COLUMBIA, S.C. (Wednesday, November 9, 2022) In a bizarre twist of events Wednesday, the Republican-controlled South Carolina Senate defeated the Human Life Protection Act by one vote cast by the Republican Majority Leader Shane Massey, R-Edgefield, who earlier in the day voted for the life-saving …

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Planned Parenthood used massive financial resources to “enshrine” abortion into the Vermont Constitution

By Mary Hahn Beerworth, Executive Director, Vermont Right to Life Despite a statewide effort to expose the truth about Planned Parenthood’s push to “enshrine” abortion into the Vermont Constitution, the vote passed in Vermont by a wide margin. Planned Parenthood used massive financial resources to launch a misleading advertising campaign on all Vermont airwaves. Voters …

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With passage of the radically pro-abortion Proposition 3, Right to Life of Michigan pledges to redouble efforts to work across Michigan communities to protect the dignity of all human life

By Barbara Listing, President, Right to Life of Michigan We are deeply saddened by the tragic passage of one of the most dangerous ballot proposals to face voters in Michigan history, Proposal 3. Right to Life of Michigan (RLM) staff, our statewide affiliates, thousands of volunteers and donors, and our many state and local partners …

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Democrats besmirch the decency of the American people with Prop1

By Dave Andrusko You would think—but you would be wrong—that if even an abortionist  blanches at California’s over-the-top Prop1, it might be concluded that the “Constitutional Right to Reproductive Freedom” goes too far. But not too far for Gov. Gavin Newsom who told a Rally at Long Beach City College on Sunday that “It’s states …

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Under Ohio’s Heartbeat Law, abortions drop 65%; about 2,470 lives are saved

By Dave Andrusko  Ohio’s Heartbeat Law which would protect unborn children who have a detectable heartbeat, typically beginning around six weeks, was passed in 2019 and signed into law by pro-life Gov. Mike DeWine. S.B. 23 had been blocked by the courts until the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 24 historic Dobbs decision. The initial results …

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Proposition 1 is a worst-case scenario for abortion in California

CA does not limit state spending on abortion, and with thousands more traveling from other states, the cost will be in the hundreds of millions. Don’t hand lawmakers a blank check to pay for abortions, and don’t let them make CA an … Vote “No” On Prop 1. Read the whole story.

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No to Michigan’s Proposition 3: Pro-abortion Proposal that is too confusing, too extreme

The Reproductive Freedom for All proposed constitutional amendment is not about reproductive freedom, which already exists. Planned Parenthood and the ACLU’s amendment would radically distort Michigan’s Constitution to create a new unlimited right to abortion, which would spill over and affect many other issues. This poorly-worded amendment would repeal dozens of state laws, including our …

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Iowa Judge hears request by Gov. Reynolds to dissolve fetal heartbeat bill injunction 

By Dave Andrusko Iowa’s heartbeat law, passed but put on hold in 2018, returned to Polk County District today as pro-life Gov. Kim Reynolds explained why the temporary injunction should be lifted. “A temporary injunction was granted in June of 2018 blocking the law after Planned Parenthood, Emma Goldman Clinic, and Jill Meadows M.D. sued …

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