Bill to license abortion facilities approved by second House committee

By Paul Stark ST. PAUL — Legislation that aims to safeguard the health of women in abortion facilities passed through a second committee of the Minnesota House of Representatives Wednesday. It is strongly supported by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL). The bill (H.F. 606), authored by Rep. Debra Kiel, R-Crookston, would require facilities that …

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Minnesota House committee approves bills to ban taxpayer funded abortion, license abortion facilities

Third pro-life bill would strengthen protection of babies born alive after abortion ST. PAUL — Bills to license abortion facilities and end taxpayer funding of abortion passed a committee of the Minnesota House of Representatives on Wednesday. Both protective measures are strongly supported by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL). H.F. 606, authored by Rep. …

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Missouri bill would require annual inspection of abortion clinic

By Dave Andrusko The Missouri House of Representatives passed a bill this week that would require the Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct a yearly on-site inspection at the Planned Parenthood of St. Louis in the Central West End. Passed overwhelmingly 119-35, the Women’s Health Care Protection bill now goes to the state …

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Yes on 1 Turns Focus To Unlicensed Abortion Facility

  911 Emergency Call Released at Press Conference Editor’s note. This update was provided by “Yes on 1,” a reference to the amendment to the state Constitution that will be on the ballot November 4. The amendment would nullify a 2000 decision by the Tennessee Supreme Court which wrongly claimed a “fundamental right to abortion” …

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Protect the Moms, Protect the Babies

  By Carol Tobias, NRLC President Last Thursday evening, NRLC’s communications department received an email, asking if I would be available as a guest on the ABC Sunday morning show, “This Week,” to discuss the Texas abortion law passed by a special session of the legislature last year. We said yes, and found out Friday …

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Texas’ pro-life A.G. files emergency motion to the U.S. Court of Appeals following judge’s decision

  By Dave Andrusko Late Sunday night, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott filed an emergency motion to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit asking that the state be permitted to enforce a provision of Texas’ HB 2 that requires that abortion clinics meet the same building standards as ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs). …

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Why abortion clinic regulation drives pro-abortionists crazy

  By Dave Andrusko It would be almost amusing if the subject—abortion—was not so horribly tragic and the attempt to conjure up conspiracies so transparent. In a few words, pro-abortionists are forever accusing pro-lifers of “secret” (or “back-door”) plans for this and that which (pro-abortionists hope) will fizzle if only the public finds out. Of …

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Planned Parenthood to Comply with North Carolina Clinic Regs, Keep Performing Abortions

  By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research We have discussed clinic regulations and their role in abortion clinic closings as recently as last week. Two days ago, we posted about Femcare, an abortion clinic in Asheville, North Carolina, that is shifting its abortion services to a new Planned Parenthood clinic …

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More about judge’s decision to allow lawsuit against Virginia abortion clinic regulations to go forward

By Dave Andrusko On Wednesday, NRL News Today wrote about a decision by an Arlington County judge to allow a lawsuit to go forward, challenging new abortion clinic regulations passed by the Virginia Board of Health in April. (See “Judge allows lawsuit against Virginia abortion clinic regulations to go forward”) I had little to go …

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Judge allows lawsuit against Virginia abortion clinic regulations to go forward

By Dave Andrusko This process only seems interminable. Presumably someday there will be an end to the arduous process of writing new regulations for Virginia abortion clinics, pro-abortion opposition bordering on hysteria, and legal challenges. But, alas, based on a very brief Associated Press story, we learn that earlier today a judge decided to allow …

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“Red Tape” to pro-abortionists is saving unborn children and their mothers to pro-lifers

By Dave Andrusko When Vicki Saporta, head of the National Abortion Federation (a trade association for abortion clinics), says, “The anti-choice folks have gotten smarter,” you can pretty much assume that is NOT meant as a compliment. Sure enough, in the next sentences of Michelle Goldberg’s “The Triumph of Bureaucracy Over Abortion Rights,” Saporta adds, …

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Bill with “moderate abortion regulations” sent to Delaware Governor, measure sparked by “unsafe and unsanitary conditions discovered at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Wilmington”

By Dave Andrusko When you are dealing with hard-core pro-abortion states, even a small step in the right direction is important. Especially so when the reason the law is passed is because of Planned Parenthood’s misconduct. On Monday the Delaware House passed the Senate-approved bill, sponsored by Sen. Robert Venables, described by The News Journal …

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