The 40th annual Nebraska Walk for Life drew 4,500 pro-lifers to the State Capitol in Lincoln on January 25th. After brief remarks from state and federal elected officials, organizers released hundreds of pink and blue balloons in memory of the over 56 million unborn babies aborted in the U.S. since 1973. In Nebraska the …Continue reading "Nebraska Walk for Life draws huge crowd"
By Doreen Shirek, Chapter Director, Wisconsin Right to Life The below zero temperatures did not stop Wisconsin Right to Life chapters from participating in a variety of activities on January 22nd, commemorating the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Not only did our local chapters participate in events this month but our Wisconsin College students …Continue reading "Wisconsin Right to Life sponsors state-wide Jan. 22-related activities, others attend March for Life in Washington, DC"
Last Sunday thousands of Arkansans gathered in Little Rock for the 36th Annual March for Life, marking the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion on demand. Wayne Mays, president of Arkansas Right to Life, led the march along with invited dignitaries and other special guests. “We all …Continue reading "Thousands of pro-lifers gather at Arkansas capitol to commemorate 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade"
Yesterday, January 22, 2014, our country acknowledged the tragic Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade, which made abortion legal through all nine months of pregnancy in all fifty states. The Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) joined with pro-life people across the Commonwealth and America in remembering the millions of innocent babies who have …Continue reading "Virginians from all over the Commonwealth attend the March for Life in Washington, DC"
ST. PAUL — Thousands of Minnesotans came to the State Capitol Wednesday to urge lawmakers to ban taxpayer funded abortions. Pro-lifers also called on legislators to protect the safety of women by licensing abortion centers. The annual Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) March for Life commemorates the millions of lives lost to abortion. …Continue reading "Thousands of Minnesotans come to Capitol"
By Maria Gallagher, legislative director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It may not make the list of top stories of 2013, but Pennsylvania continues to be a beacon of light in the cultural darkness created by Roe v. Wade. Here’s just a sample of the legislative victories that have made the Keystone State a champion in …Continue reading "Pennsylvania Remains a National Leader in the Fight for Life!"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director One year out from the 2012 general election, voters in parts of the nation have been busy with “off-year” and special elections. Following is an overview of today’s elections. Oregon Special Primary Results Tonight Oregon voters determined the general election matchup in Oregon’s special election to …Continue reading "November 8, 2011: Election Day"
By Dave Andrusko The headline is enough to almost make you physically ill: “Baby found in Bloomington [Illinois] shelter’s toilet; mom charged with attempted murder.” The consolation is that the newborn baby has miraculously survived the actions of her mother. Tonya McKee was charged with one count of attempted murder Tuesday, according to the Bloomington …Continue reading "Woman Charged With Attempted Murder after Baby Found in Toilet"
By Dave Andrusko U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks said Wednesday that he hopes to rule by September whether Texas’ new sonogram law should go into effect as scheduled. Signed in May by pro-life Gov. Rick Perry, the measure says that the abortion-vulnerable woman must be able to see an ultrasound at least 24 hours before …Continue reading "Judge Hears Arguments Over Texas’ New Sonogram Law"
By Dave Andrusko The pro-abortion Center for Reproductive Rights stepped up its attack on Texas’ new sonogram law Thursday, filing a preliminary injunction request in federal court. The New York-based CRR argued the law shouldn’t go into effect on September 1 until a judge rules that it doesn’t violate medical ethics rules and patients’ rights. …Continue reading "Pro-Abortionists Seek Injunction against Texas Sonogram Law"
By Dave Andrusko To no one’s surprise U.S. Judge Karen Schreier late Thursday blocked implementation of South Dakota’s new abortion law which was scheduled to go into effect Friday. Enacted in March, H.B. 1217 requires a three-day waiting period after a woman meets with an abortionist. Women would consult with a pregnancy help center in …Continue reading "Federal Judge Blocks Implementation of New South Dakota Abortion Law"
By Dave Andrusko Although it was hardly came as a surprise, pro-lifers were deeply disappointed when North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue yesterday vetoed a Woman’s Right to Know law which had passed overwhelmingly in both houses of the legislature. “We are very much disappointed that she has chosen to override the express will of the …Continue reading "North Carolina Governor Vetoes Woman’s Right to Know Law"