Category Archives: Judicial

Indiana AG’s ingenious defense of state ban on eugenic abortions

By Dave Andrusko I know nothing about the “Indiana Lawyer” other than one of its reporters wrote a very thought-provoking piece on the petition for writ of certiorari Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill filed with the Supreme

AG Hill files powerful brief defending Indiana’s pro-life laws

By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers in Indiana are applauding the decision by Attorney General Curtis Hill to ask the Supreme Court to review and reverse a lower decision overturning the state’s law banning abortion for the sole reasons

St. Louis’ “Abortion Ordinance” violates state and federal laws, Judge Audrey Fleissig rules

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This appeared in the September/October digital edition of National Right to Life News.  Last year NRL News Today ran a series of stories about a St. Louis city ordinance which opponents decried

5th Circuit Upholds Louisiana’s 2014 Unsafe Abortion Protection Act

By Louisiana Right to Life Editor’s note. Since this was written, the Center for Reproductive Rights has asked that the full Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rehear the case. Wednesday, Sept. 26 was a big day

Two Pro-life Wins in Missouri

By Katie Franklin In yet another win for religious liberty, last week a federal court ruled that an ordinance intended to make St. Louis a “sanctuary city” for abortion is unconstitutional. In an opinion issued September 30,

Indiana Right to Life applauds state for appealing Judge’s recommendation to allow proposed abortion site in South Bend

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Right to Life’s President and CEO, Mike Fichter saluted the state of Indiana for appealing an administrative judge’s recommendation on the proposed abortion facility in South Bend, Ind.  He said We applaud the state

St. Louis’ “Abortion Ordinance” violates state and federal laws, Judge Audrey Fleissig rules

By Dave Andrusko Last year NRL News Today ran a series of stories about a St. Louis city ordinance which opponents decried as establishing St. Louis as an “Abortion Sanctuary City” (for example, here and here). A nonprofit

U.S. District Judge Ruling Supports Health and Safety Standards

By Missouri Right to Life The Missouri Legislature has consistently passed legislation that requires common sense health and safety standards for abortion facilities and other medical facilities. Among these standards of care is a requirement that a

Judge declines to block law’s safety requirement, Missouri down to one abortion clinic in St. Louis

By Dave Andrusko Following on the heels of a pro-life decision by the 8th District Court of Appeals, U.S. Western District Court Judge Brian Wimes on Tuesday refused to block Missouri’s law that requires abortionists to have

One of eight counts challenging Virginia abortion laws and regulations dismissed by Judge Hudson

By Dave Andrusko Back in June we first reported on a lawsuit filed by a coalition of pro-abortionists, represented by the Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood, and the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia, that contended five

District Judge strikes Kentucky’s pro-life clinic transfer law

State will appeal By Dave Andrusko Following a three day hearing in September 2017, U.S. District Judge Greg Stivers has sided with the EMW Women’s Surgical Center and Planned Parenthood to strike down a Kentucky law requiring

Trump Administration and ACLU back in court in battle over abortions secured by teens illegally in US

By Dave Andrusko The Trump administration and the ACLU were back in court Wednesday, the latest page in a lengthy story over whether the federal government must “facilitate” the abortions of unaccompanied minors who entered the country