Category Archives: Legislation

Competing explanations for why states will continue to pass protective legislation

By Dave Andrusko It’s not exactly comparing notes, but I am always, always fascinating by our benighted opposition’s take on the lay of the land. Enter “New year brings altered landscape for abortion battle,” by Jessica Ravitz

Ohio Legislature Approves Dismemberment Abortion Ban

Legislation will save nearly 3,500 babies from dismemberment each year COLUMBUS, Ohio—Late Thursday, the Ohio Legislature approved the Dismemberment Abortion Ban (S.B. 145), sending the groundbreaking pro-life legislation to Gov. John Kasich for his signature. The Ohio

Dismemberment Appeal in the 5th Circuit Court Highlights Possible Supreme Court Battle

By Emily Horne, Texas Right to Life On Monday, November 5th in New Orleans, the day prior to the much anticipated national midterm elections, an important case was quietly heard  in The United States Court of Appeals

UK celebrities stunned as pro-abortion PM Theresa May comes out against pro-abortion bill

By K.V. Turley London, U.K. – British Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted she does not support a private members bill currently making its way through the Westminster Parliament that would decriminalise abortion in the United Kingdom

National Right to Life congratulates the newly-elected prolife Republican leadership teams in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate.

Washington, D.C.– Following last week’s election, the U.S. Senate remains in control of the Republicans, where Senator Mitch McConnell (R-K.Y.) was reelected as majority leader. “For many years, Sen. McConnell has been among the most effective legislative

Now even family-assisted suicide?

By Nancy Valko Her obituary stated that Tessa was 55 years old and the divorced mother of two adult children when she died on May 14, 2002, in San Francisco, California, after a nearly four-year fight with

Trial testing Kentucky’s ban on dismemberment abortion begins

By Kentucky Right to Life Editor’s note. EMW Women’s Surgical Center of Louisville is Kentucky’s lone remaining abortion clinic. The clinic, represented by the ACLU, is challenging HB 454, which bans the vicious and gruesome practice of

Desensitizing the public and dehumanizing and degrading the unborn child

By Dave Andrusko One of our jobs at NRL News Today is to keep readers abreast of every phase of pro-life legislation, from its introduction, to (hopefully) its passage, to the inevitable drawn-out legal proceedings which always

2018 mid-term wrap-up for Kentucky

By Dave Bauscher, Kentucky Right to Life PAC Chairman No one realistically thought Kentucky House Republicans — who hold 63 of the 100 seats — would lose their majority. But Democrats were hoping to make a dent

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith’s Stellar Pro-life Record 

By Jennifer Popik, J.D., Director of Federal Legislation  Editor’s note. Pro-life Sen. Cindy Hyde–Smith (R-Miss.) was appointed to fill out the term of pro-life Sen. Thad Cochran, who resigned for health reasons. She will compete against pro-abortion Democrat Mike Espy November

What Can the Pro-Life Movement do about Planned Parenthood’s $1 Rent in Austin, Texas?

By Jackson Milton Austin City Council has given the pro-abortion movement another gift paid for by taxpayer dollars. On Thursday, Austin City Council voted to renew an unethical arrangement with Planned Parenthood, in which the abortion business

Circuit court hears oral arguments over Texas Dismemberment Abortion Ban

By Texas Right to Life NEW ORLEANS–November 5 The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit heard oral arguments Monday over the Texas Dismemberment Abortion Ban. The three-judge panel hearing the arguments included Chief Judge