Category Archives: Judicial

We’ve received devastating news

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin has filed a lawsuit challenging some of Wisconsin’s protective, pro-life laws. By Heather Weininger executive director, Wisconsin Right to life I released the following statement earlier Wednesday: “With a pro-abortion governor and attorney

Little Sisters of the Poor suffer legal setbacks in two courts

Judges allow suits to go forward against HHS exemption that protects their right of religious conscience By Dave Andrusko Well, nobody said it would be easy. When last we reported on the Little Sisters of the Poor,

Nearly two years later, Kansas Supreme Court has not ruled whether there is a “right” to abortion in the state Constitution

By Dave Andrusko It’s one of those stories that could have written pretty much anytime over, say, the last 18 months. The headline to AP reporter John Hanna’s story (as published in the Washington Post) is “Kansas

Woman sues doctor, pharmacy for accidentally prescribing abortion pill that killed baby

By Calvin Freiburger ATASCADERO, California, January 9, 2019 – A California woman is taking her doctor and pharmacy to court for allegedly writing and filling an accidental prescription for the abortion pill, which she unwittingly took without

Texas asks federal court to dismiss suit against decades of pro-life laws

By Calvin Freiburger AUSTIN, Texas, January 8, 2019 – Attorneys for Texas and for state abortion companies and activist groups appeared in federal court Monday to argue for and against dozens of pro-life laws challenged in a

Pro-abortion groups seeking to throw out essentially all abortion laws and regulations in Texas

“They’re trying to see what sticks to the wall” By Dave Andrusko Ever since the Supreme Court in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, gutted much of an omnibus 2013 Texas law, Whole Woman’s Health Alliance, the lead

Alabama AG asks Supreme Court to review ruling which overturned state’s Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act

By Dave Andrusko Among National Right to Life’s and its 50 state affiliates’ highest priorities is enactment of laws forbidding the dismemberment of living unborn children. Ten states have banned this hideous abortion technique which uses steel

We’re hopeful High Court will hear Dignity for the Unborn Law

By Mike Fichter President & CEO, Indiana Right to Life The U.S. Supreme Court has placed the Dignity for the Unborn law on its conference calendar for Friday, January 4. The justices will consider the petitions for

Supreme Court could agree to hear as early as January 4 a challenge to Indiana law banning abortions of babies diagnosed with a disability

By Dave Andrusko This week the legal publication, The Indiana Lawyer posted a story reminding us that the justices of the Supreme Court will meet for their first conference of 2019 on January 4. At that time

President Trump’s judicial selections are a powerful reminder that elections truly do have consequences

By Dave Andrusko As the last post for 2018, I’d like to very briefly dig into a story by Zoe Tillman, headlined “Trump’s New Judges Are Everything Conservatives Hoped For And Liberals Feared.” As pro-lifers look ahead

ACLU, PPFA ask Supreme Court to uphold decision rejecting Indiana’s “Dignity for the Unborn Act”

By Dave Andrusko Late last month NRL News Today reported that a coalition of 18 state attorneys general, led by the Wisconsin attorney general, along with the governor of Mississippi had filed a 38-page friend of the court

EWTN finally wins lawsuit filed against Obama mandate

By Dave Andrusko Tip of the hat to the Catholic News Agency for reporting on an important recent legal settlement I had missed. According to CNA’s Ed Condon, following an October 5 settlement between the Eternal Word Television