By Dave Andrusko At last a date is set! The Supreme Court has established December 1st as the time at which the justices will hear oral argument in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health–Mississippi law banning abortion at 15 weeks). This is not to be confused with Texas Heartbeat law which is currently being challenged by …Continue reading "Supreme Court sets December 1 as day for oral arguments in Dobbs"
By Dave Andrusko The lone abortion clinic in Mississippi filed a brief with the Supreme Court Monday, telling the justices “Unless the court is to be perceived as representing nothing more than the preferences of its current membership, it is critical that judicial protection hold firm absent the most dramatic and unexpected changes in law …Continue reading "Mississippi abortion clinic files brief asking the Supreme Court to reject Gestational Age Act"
By Dave Andrusko Take my word for it, the dust from the Supreme Court’s decision this week to deny the request of pro-abortion litigants for injunctive relief to block enforcement of the Texas Heartbeat Act will not settle for months and months to come. That, of course, does not stop anyone—especially pro-abortionists—from predicting electoral calamity …Continue reading "Explaining the wider context of the Supreme Court’s decision to allow Texas’ Heartbeat Law to remain in force"
WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, shortly before midnight, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed the Texas law, SB8, to go into effect. The Texas law is designed to protect unborn children whose hearts have begun to beat. “Hopefully, this law will begin saving the lives of tens of thousands of Texas babies, and …Continue reading "U.S. Supreme Court allows Texas SB8 to stand while lower courts look at law"
By Dave Andrusko Almost exactly 24 hours after the Supreme Court allowed Texas’s Senate Bill 8 to go into effect, five justices issued a one-paragraph statement just before midnight denying the request of pro-abortion litigants for injunctive relief to block enforcement of the Texas Heartbeat Act. Senate Bill 8 prohibits elective abortions after the preborn …Continue reading "Supreme Court allows Texas’ Heartbeat Law to remain in force"
By Dave Andrusko Here’s an update to Monday’s story, “5th Circuit rejects pro-abortion challenges, Texas heartbeat law scheduled to go into effect Wednesday.” A coalition of pro-abortion legal organizations, Planned Parenthood, and other abortion providers won a temporary victory last week when a federal trial judge rejected a motion by the state of Texas to …Continue reading "Justice Alito hears pro-abortionists’ request for emergency injunction blocking Texas Heartbeat law"
By Dave Andrusko Three articles appeared over the last two days, focusing on or using as a springboard the upcoming oral arguments before the Supreme Court in which Mississippi will defend its Gestational Age Act from attack by the state’s only abortion clinic. As our readers know, at issue in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health …Continue reading "Three stories provide depth, insight, and different vantage points on upcoming Supreme Court case and state abortion laws"
By Dave Andrusko The following is no surprise to anyone who has read a decent sampling of the amicus briefs filed in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization which the Supreme Court will hear this fall. But the Washington Post’s Robert Barnes is, to the best of my knowledge, the first reporter …Continue reading "Numerous pro-lifers cite pro-abortion Justice Ginsburg in amicus briefs defending Mississippi’s pro-life Gestational Age Act"
By Dave Andrusko As we have over the past two weeks, we are continuing to examine amicus briefs filed in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization which the Supreme Court will hear this fall. At issue is Mississippi’s ban, enacted in 2018, on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy with very limited …Continue reading "USCCB files brief with the Supreme Court supporting pro-life Mississippi law, says abortion issue should be returned to the states"
By Lisa Bourne Women do not need abortion to participate in society, Heartbeat International is telling the U.S. Supreme Court. And given the pervasive support provided by the pregnancy help community, the idea that women must choose between their life and the life of their unborn child is obsolete. On July 29, the largest global …Continue reading "“Women facing unexpected pregnancies can fully participate in society and become mothers”: Worldwide network of pregnancy help weighs in on key Supreme Court case"
By Dave Andrusko All last week, NRL News Today reviewed amicus briefs filed with the Supreme Court, including its own, supporting Mississippi’s pro-life Gestational Age Act which the Supreme Court will hear this fall. With a few exceptions, the law forbids abortions performed after the 15th week. National Right to Life supports a wide variety of amicus briefs—including the one from over …Continue reading "A look back at the briefs filed on behalf of Mississippi’s pro-life Gestational Age Act strongly support the conclusions Roe should be overturned"
By Dave Andrusko This week, NRL News Today will continue analyzing amicus briefs filed with the Supreme Court, including its own joint brief submitted with Louisiana Right to Life, that support Mississippi’s pro-life Gestational Age Act. With a few exceptions, the law, a challenge to which the Supreme Court will hear this fall, forbids abortions performed after the …Continue reading "Twelve pro-life Republican Governors call on Supreme Court to uphold Mississippi law and overturn Roe v. Wade"