Category Archives: Legislation

Late-Term Abortion and Infanticide: Defending the Indefensible

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I recall an incident that occurred when I was working as a journalist for the mainstream media. A woman from the pro-abortion lobbying group known as NARAL led

The ”Repeal Act” in Virginia is every bit as radical as pro-lifers say it is: just ask the House sponsor

By Dave Andrusko The first rule of thumb in the world of abortion on demand is to insist that whatever the manically pro-abortion are promoting, it is either being “misunderstood” or is in response to (and therefore

Good News Update from the Virginia General Assembly and the Trouble Ahead!

By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) Pro-abortion bills defeated! The week before “crossover “ at the General Assembly (the last day for bills to be heard in the House or the Senate

Action Alert from Indiana Right to Life: Take action and help end dismemberment abortions now

We’re not New York. Indiana has the opportunity to end gruesome dismemberment abortions in our state but we must act now. Please take a moment to click on ACT NOW and let your state legislators know you

Rhode Island to hold hearings on New York style abortion bills on January 29. Action Needed.

Editor’s note. The following comes from Rhode Island Right to Life. The specific information how to contact Rhode Island state Representatives is found here. The Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing on two EXTREME

Illinois governor signs executive order solidifying taxpayer-funded abortions

By Bridget Sielicki In an effort to make Illinois the “most progressive state in the nation,” Governor JB Pritzker has signed an executive order that ensures the enforcement of HB 40, now known as Public Act 100-0538.

A Pregnancy Center Director Responds to New York’s Abortion Law

The fight for life is far from over By Marlene Downing, Director, Hope Pregnancy Center Editor’s note. This appeared on the blog of the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation, NRLC’s state affiliate. Wednesday January 23, 2019 held the reality

National Right to Life Praises Introduction of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act in U.S. House

WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) praised today’s introduction in the U.S. House of Representatives of the Pain- Capable Unborn Child Protection Act by Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), co-chairman of the House Pro-Life Caucus.

Mourning a New York Nightmare

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It used to be that, at a time of national tragedy, people would gather around their televisions and mourn together, unified by their common values. In 2019, Facebook

Vermont Bill Pushes Abortion Without Limit

By Wesley J. Smith In the wake of New York’s radical abortion expansion, Vermont may soon enact a law that would have zero limitations on the abortion as to time, reason, fetal viability, or method. From H-0057:

NY Gov. Cuomo signs “most aggressive” abortion law in the country

Reproductive Health Act eliminates all limits, enshrines abortion as “fundamental right” By Dave Andrusko New York State Right to Life is saddened that New York now has what Gov. Andrew Cuomo ironically but rightly referred to as

As we roll into 2019, NRLC and its 50 state affiliates welcome the new legislative session

By Ingrid Duran, Director, NRLC Department of State Legislation Right before New Year’s, right on cue, two pro-abortion articles appeared announcing that, indeed, the sky is falling. Chicken Little had nothing on Catherine Pearson (“4 Devious Ways