Category Archives: Judicial

Planned Parenthood’s favorite judge grants temporary restraining order blocking Arkansas’ chemical abortions law

By Dave Andrusko Where have we heard this before? On Monday U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker granted a 14-day temporary restraining order that blocks Arkansas from enforcing its law which requires abortion clinics providing chemical abortifacients to

Lawsuit Charges University of Minnesota with Illegal Procurement of Aborted Fetal Tissue

By Thomas More Society A three-judge panel of the Minnesota Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on June 7, 2018 in an appeal of a lower court’s dismissal of a taxpayer lawsuit that charged the University of

Judge upholds Missouri law regulating chemical abortions

By Dave Andrusko In April when we last reported on Missouri’s law governing chemical abortions, U.S. District Judge Beth Phillips had just heard testimony in a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood Great Plains and Planned Parenthood of

Planned Parenthood goes back to favorite judge to again challenge Arkansas law upheld by appeals court and Supreme Court

By Dave Andrusko As we wrote back in January 2016, U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker is a reliable ally of pro-abortionists who can be counted on to rubberstamp their requests. (See here and here.) So it was amusing

British Supreme Court rejects challenge to Northern Ireland abortion law

But the judges’ opinions will be used to pressure Northern Ireland to change its pro-life laws By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children As the release of abortion statistics shows discrimination against disabled children continues,

Pro-abortion newspapers lament Supreme Court decision allowing Arkansas law regulating chemical abortions to continue

Could have impact on similar Missouri law By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday NRL News Today posted the good news that Planned Parenthood’s appeal of an Arkansas law requiring abortion clinics providing chemical abortifacients to have a contract

Supreme Court rejects appeal of decision upholding Arkansas law regulating chemical abortions

By Dave Andrusko In a decision with potentially nationwide implications, the Supreme Court this morning rejected an appeal from the Planned Parenthood affiliate in Arkansas, thus allowing the state to enforce its law requiring abortion clinics providing

Assisted suicide lobby admits that California assisted suicide law was struck down

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition On May 15, Riverside Superior Court Judge, Daniel Ottolia, invalidated the California assisted suicide law by ruling that the legislature acted outside the scope of its authority when

California AG appeals decision invalidating state’s dangerous assisted suicide law

By Dave Andrusko To absolutely no one’s surprise, California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra on Monday filed an appeal of Riverside County Superior Court Judge Daniel Ottolia’s oral ruling last week holding that lawmakers illegally used a special

ACLU, state of Kentucky file briefs in lawsuit challenging law banning dismemberment abortions

By Dave Andrusko Three weeks ago, NRL News Today reported that the state of Kentucky and the ACLU had agreed to a joint consent order the effect of which was that state officials agreed to take no

In PR stunt, three Democratic county prosecutors refuse to defend new pro-life Indiana law

By Dave Andrusko Truth be told, before I checked around, I didn’t get what was going on this week when prosecutors from three Indiana counties announced they wouldn’t defend Indiana’s new abortion law, SEA 340, against Planned

Updating PPFA’s challenges to pro-life Missouri law SB5

By Dave Andrusko On Thursday the Kansas City Star provided a useful summary/update of one phase of the ongoing abortion battle in Missouri. Judy L. Thomas’s story is titled, “Battle over medication abortion rages on in challenge