Category Archives: Judicial

In another case of judicial activism, Judge blocks Florida’s 24 Hour Waiting Period!

By Florida Right to Life Yesterday, in another case of judicial overreach, Circuit Judge Terry Lewis permanently blocked the enforcement of a common sense law that provided for a 24 hour waiting period before a woman undergoes

6th Circuit unanimously upholds huge pro-life victory in Tennessee’s “Amendment 1”

By Dave Andrusko Yesterday, pressed for time, we provided readers with a brief overview of a major pro-life victory in Tennessee. Today we will go into more depth in discussing the decision by the U.S. Sixth Circuit

Circuit Court Judge says Florida’s 24-hour waiting requirement to have an abortion is unconstitutional

Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis

By Dave Andrusko In the latest phase of a lengthy and convoluted legal battle, Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis ruled today that HB633, signed into law by pro-life Florida Gov. Rick Scott in June 2015 is

Pro-Life Vote Upheld on Amendment 1

Federal Judges Rule Unanimously Against Planned Parenthood JANUARY 9, 2018 – In a resounding victory for pro-life Tennesseans, judges on the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals have rejected a pro-abortion effort to overturn the 2014 voter

Babies missing from “body broker” Rathburn’s trial

By Right to Life of Michigan Arthur Rathburn’s trial is underway in federal court in Detroit. The “body broker” is alleged to have knowingly sold a cadaver infected with HIV and Hepatitis to a medical conference, where attendees

Unanimous 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals refuses to “weaponize the means of government,” strikes down Baltimore law targeting pregnancy care centers

By Dave Andrusko Last Friday evening, NRL News Today provided a preliminary look at the unanimous 3-0 decision by the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirming a ruling by U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis that

Baltimore Appeals Court Victory the Latest in Spate of Related Pro-Life Wins

By Jay Hobbs In a ruling seven years in the making, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the city of Baltimore to “lay down the arms of compelled speech” it had taken up against pro-life pregnancy

Unanimous 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals strikes down Baltimore law targeting pregnancy care centers

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This decision came down late Friday afternoon. We will have complete coverage of this huge pro-life victory on Monday. After seven years of litigation, covered extensively by NRL News Today, an unanimous

Federal judge sides with Indiana University to block key provisions of fetal trafficking law

INDIANAPOLIS – U.S. District Court Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson mainly sided with Indiana University last week in striking down key fetal trafficking provisions of Indiana’s Dignity for the Unborn Act. The ruling means Indiana is blocked from enforcing

District Court Judge rules parts of Indiana’s “2016 Dignity for the Unborn Law” void for vagueness

By Dave Andrusko The Indiana Lawyer is reporting that last Friday Chief Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana “granted partial summary judgment to the trustees of Indiana University and

Center for Medical Progress asks that Judge be disqualified

David Daleiden

By Dave Andrusko David Daleiden, the citizen journalist who heads the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), has stepped up his efforts to have San Francisco federal Judge William Orrick III disqualified from the lawsuits brought against CMP

Calif. Attorney General drags Little Sisters of the Poor back to court

Oakland court hearing today will decide if Becerra lawsuit can take away HHS religious exemption from Catholic nuns Editor’s note. This update was provided by The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Little Sisters