Category Archives: Legislation

Queensland expected to pass radical pro-abortion law next week

By Dave Andrusko When we reported yesterday about the prospects that a radical pro-abortion bill would pass in the Australian state of Queensland, we quoted from the Catholic News Agency that the pivotal question would be whether members of

Noted abortion researcher admits pro-life laws stop abortions

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research For years, whenever pro-life legislation was discussed or passed, advocates of abortion told us it was a waste of time. They said that women would get

Abortion Pill Mandate Vetoed By California Governor Jerry Brown

By Katie Franklin Just a few months after the Supreme Court struck down an onerous California law requiring pregnancy help centers to advertise abortions, the abortion lobby in California took another hit on Sunday when Governor Jerry

Gov. Brown surprisingly vetoes bill mandating abortion pills at all public California university student health centers

By Dave Andrusko Proving once again, never say never, on Sunday outgoing pro-abortion Gov. Jerry Brown (D) vetoed a bill mandating that all public universities in California carry abortion pills in student health centers beginning in 2022.

VICTORY: Home secretary rejects buffer zone demands

SPUC dispatched over 80,000 postcards to people wanting to contact the Home Secretary Sajid Javid said national legislation would not be a proportionate response. By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children In a great victory

Vote on an Amendment to defund Planned Parenthood fails in the Senate

By Jennifer Popik, J.D. Director of Federal Legislation This afternoon, the Senate voted on an amendment from Sens. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Mike Lee (R-UT) to the 2019 appropriations bill which would have eliminated federal funding for

Senator’s change of heart may prevent Pro-abortion law from passing in Argentina

By Dave Andrusko A clearly unhappy correspondent for Reuters reported earlier today that “Argentine abortion bill loses momentum after senator pulls support.” Hugh Bronstein begins his story noting Prospects faded over the weekend for a bill that

Two new pro-life laws taking effect in Arizona

By Dave Andrusko It’s perfectly understandable, I know because it happens to me all the time. Laws are passed with a “date effective” attached to them and we might not remember when that day actually comes and

College co-ed complains she had to go six miles to abort, insists college health centers should provide chemical abortifacients

By Dave Andrusko Periodically a story will update the proposal that would require the on-campus health centers of public universities in California to offer abortion-inducing drugs such as RU-486. If enacted into law, California would have the

A Legislative Update from Rhode Island Right to Life

A total of 2,381 bills were filed during the 2018 session of the Rhode Island General Assembly, 1366 in the House and 1015 in the Senate, all of which we have reviewed. Over a dozen of these

URGENT ACTION ALERT: AB 282 – being jammed to Senate Floor!

California Assembly Bill 282 : “Push Mama from the Train.” Who Benefits? It is not enough to have legalized assisted suicide, now the legislature wants to see it freely promoted. Assembly Bill 282 obscures existing law and

Do laws work to stop abortion?

By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life “Restricting access to abortion,” tweets the World Health Organization (WHO), “does not reduce the number of abortions.” Supporters of legalized abortion frequently make this claim. Legalizing abortion