By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life As reported here late last Friday, Planned Parenthood of Kansas & Mid Missouri dropped the last of a three-part legal challenge to informed consent provisions of the 2013 Pro-life Protections Act. The Kansas Attorney General’s office issued a short statement today confirming the lawsuit had been dismissed. …Continue reading "Why Planned Parenthood lost its fight over abortion info weblink and tried to pretend otherwise"
By Dave Andrusko Is anyone—anyone—surprised that abortion clinics outside of Missouri are already trolling for pregnant women? As NRL News Today readers recall, on September 10, the Missouri legislature overrode Governor Jay Nixon’s veto of two very important pro-life bills and one line item veto of a budget increase for Missouri’s Alternatives to Abortion …Continue reading "Abortion clinics in Illinois and Kansas ready to “accommodate some extra volume“"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Abortion clinics are closing all across the U.S., and the number of abortions are down. A lot of the long-time abortionists are getting older and the industry is struggling to find replacements. Yet the number of chemical abortions performed in the U.S. continue …Continue reading "How Closing Clinics, Aging Abortionists, and Chemical Abortifacients are Connected"
By Dave Andrusko There was never any doubt where pro-abortion Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe stood on the General Assembly law passed a law in 2011 requiring that abortion clinics be treated like outpatient surgical centers. He was against them. Now that he is governor, the only question was how he would try to …Continue reading "Pro-Abortion Va. Gov. lays out new strategy to undercut protective abortion clinic regulations"
By Micaiah Bilger, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Most abortion centers in New York haven’t been inspected in 12 years, according to a new investigation. Sound familiar? It should. Just a few years ago, Pennsylvanians discovered the devastating consequences of not inspecting abortion centers in our state–women and full-term babies were being injured and …Continue reading "Report: New York Doesn’t Inspected Abortion Centers Abortion Centers"
By Texas Right to Life On Wednesday night, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow featured an exclusive segment about the current state of pro-life laws in Texas, following the implementation of HB2. The piece concluded with the announcement that Whole Women’s Health, which owns and operates abortion mills across the state, was closing two of its five …Continue reading "MSNBC Paints Un-Credentialed Abortionists as Heroes"
By Katie Yoder “Safe, legal and RARE everywhere” is the new and improved abortion mantra – or so suggests The Daily Beast’s latest “Women in the World” blog. Daily Beast Contributor Gabby Bess recently explored “The Architecture of Abortion Clinics” by interviewing architect Lori Brown for “Women in the World.” To introduce Brown’s “new …Continue reading "Daily Beast Dreams of Abortion Clinics in Malls, High-Schools"
By Dave Andrusko My apologies for not getting to this sooner and my thanks to Sarah Terzo for her “Abortion records, ultrasounds and the truth,” an excellent story which placed a study published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology—“Relationship Between Ultrasound Viewing and Proceeding to Abortion”—in its proper context. Very briefly, “The study claimed …Continue reading "The truth about abortion clinics and ultrasounds"
By Dave Andrusko Well, there is one thing attorneys representing two abortion clinics and Alabama state officials can agree on. Both have asked U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson to issue a summary judgment, rather than go to trial, on the lawsuit challenging a law passed requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a local …Continue reading "Both sides ask for summary judgment in challenge to law requiring abortionists in Alabama to have hospital admitting privileges"
By Cortney O’Brien Maryland is an overwhelmingly pro-choice state. With a pro-choice governor and a mostly pro-choice legislature, citizens have managed to keep abortion-regulating legislation outside its borders. Yet, one organization is worried that’s not enough. NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland’s executive director, Jodi Finkelstein, and education and outreach coordinator Amber Banks, called into the Washington …Continue reading "Worthy Cause?: NARAL Fighting Pro-Abortion “Apathy” in Maryland"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL-ETF Director of Education & Research Visit the website for Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider, and look for “surgical abortion” in the “Abortion” section of their “Health Services and Information” heading. You won’t find it. Oh, it’s not that they don’t do surgical abortions. They do, to the …Continue reading "The End of “Surgical” Abortion?"
By Dave Andrusko Here’s an update to our June 26 story in which we wrote about West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey who, in light of the Kermit Gosnell murder trial, had sent a three-page letter to abortion clinics asking for basic information, keyed to what transpired at Gosnell’s Women’s Medical Society abortion clinic. The …Continue reading "West Virginia abortion clinics refuse to respond to inquiry from state Attorney General"