By Dave Andrusko It’s the way news often works in Washington, DC. Politico ran a story yesterday that in light of a recent health scare Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg went through, only stated the obvious —”Trump White House urging allies to prepare for possible RBG departure.” This gives reporters and columnists a chance …Continue reading "Ginburg’s absence from oral arguments stirs talk about the confirmation battle that would ensue if she steps down"
By Dave Andrusko On Monday morning a divided Supreme Court turned down challenges from Kansas and Louisiana to lower court decisions which rejected their attempts to reroute taxpayer funds away from Planned Parenthood and other abortion businesses to full-service health providers which do not perform abortions. At least four justices must agree to take up …Continue reading "Supreme Court will not hear challenge to court decisions denying states right to reroute Medicaid funding away from Planned Parenthood to full service health care providers"
By Carol Tobias, President I had the honor and the privilege of representing National Right to Life at the White House last night, to see Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as the newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court. Prior to President Trump and Justice Kavanaugh entering the room, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, with Senator …Continue reading "Brett Kavanaugh Sworn In as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court"
NRLC congratulates new justice and Senate Republican leadership By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This appears on page one of the September/October digital edition of National Right to Life News. Be sure to read the entire 41-page issue and share it with your pro-life family and friends. Fending off an assault that made the “high-tech lynching” …Continue reading "Brett Kavanaugh joins Supreme Court after bruising and brutal attack"
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate today confirmed (50-48) the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. “Today’s Senate vote is a victory for Judge Kavanaugh, and for the President, but also for the rule of law – it is a victory for all who believe that …Continue reading "Senate confirms Judge Kavanaugh to serve on Supreme Court"
Judge Kavanaugh appears to have 51 votes By Dave Andrusko Following a speech Friday afternoon by Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s second nomination to the Supreme Court, appears to have 51 votes for confirmation. Sen. Collins’ position was unknown until her remarks on the Senate floor. Shortly thereafter, West …Continue reading "Senator Collins says she will vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court"
By Dave Andrusko The ultimate outcome may have been foretold January 9 when a federal appeals court panel rejected a pro-abortion challenge to Tennessee’s “Amendment 1,” the successful 2014 ballot measure that stated “Nothing in this [state] Constitution secures or protects a right to abortion or requires the funding of an abortion.” It became official this …Continue reading "Supreme Court rejects pro-abortion challenge to Tennessee’s pro-life “Amendment 1”"
By Dave Andrusko As the last story of the week, a few comments about the truly ugly, last-ditch (or is it the last-ditch?) campaign to derail the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. We talked briefly about it yesterday. Pro-abortion Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Ca.) receives a “secret letter” with allegations that go back to …Continue reading "A desperate Democratic Party willing to do anything to defeat Judge Brett Kavanaugh"
By Dave Andrusko That didn’t take long. Yesterday we wrote about the sense that the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was close to assured. But it was noted that while he ought to be the next Supreme Court justice replacing Anthony Kennedy and we trust will be, there was (and is) …Continue reading "Senate Judiciary vote on Kavanaugh set for September 20, pro-abortion Democrats continue to “slime” Judge Kavanaugh"
By Dave Andrusko The story has added layers so fast I didn’t have a chance to initially comment on the blatantly misleading tweets from pro-abortion presidential-wannabe Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Ca.) Maybe it was for the best. Even when you very specifically point out where somebody grotesquely misrepresents someone else’s statement—in this case Harris egregiously distorted …Continue reading "Pro-abortion “whoppers” sure to continue in assault on Judge Kavanaugh"
By Dave Andrusko A few quick thoughts entering week two of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings. #1. Former judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit Michael W. McConnell was, of course, 100% correct when he wrote over the weekend that pro-abortion Democratic opponents of Judge Kavanaugh should “Look past the politics — …Continue reading "Three thoughts on the first week of hearings on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court"
By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. The following is excerpted from a post on Melissa’s blog. In 1977 Melissa survived a saline infusion abortion. She has written many times for NRL News Today and NRL News and appeared numerous times at NRLC’s annual convention. As Richard Wolf reported in his 2015 piece for USA Today, “The …Continue reading "Courting Life: The Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings"