Battle continues over abortions for undocumented, unaccompanied teenagers

As of October 17, 43 pregnant illegal immigrant girls in HHS custody By Dave Andrusko A constant thread throughout the tragic story of an undocumented pregnant teenager who aborted her 16-week-old baby, was that for the ACLU, the role of “Jane Doe” was to make it impossible to prevent unaccompanied pregnant minors from coming into …

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ACLU petitions full appeals court to hear its demand that undocumented 17-year-old be allowed to abort

By Dave Andrusko There’s been a flurry of action since last Friday when, as NRL News Today reported, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard oral arguments in the demand by the ACLU that an undocumented 17-year-old girl from Mexico should be immediately released from the …

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Federal Judge will not hear ACLU case to allow 17-year-old undocumented teen to have abortion

“Texas must not become a sanctuary state for abortions,” says state Attorney General By Dave Andrusko U.S. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler Wednesday dismissed a request by the ACLU for a temporary restraining order to force HHS to either transport an undocumented pregnant 17-year-old teen to an abortion clinic or allow her to be taken there. …

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PPFA/ACLU Target Missouri’s pro-life SB5

By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday Planned Parenthood, in conjunction with the ACLU, filed the latest in a string of lawsuits, this time a challenge to a component of SB 5, an omnibus pro-life measure passed during the special session called last summer by Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. Filed in Jackson County Circuit Court, the lawsuit …

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ACLU wants order allowing 17-year-old undocumented teen to have abortion

By Dave Andrusko Federal District Judge Laurel Beeler is hearing an emergency request from the ACLU of Northern California to order the Office of Refugee Resettlement to allow a pregnant undocumented teenager–“Jane Doe”–to leave ORR custody to have an abortion. The ACLU’s request for a temporary restraining order allowing the abortion to go forward is …

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PPFA and ACLU team up to challenge new pro-life Indiana law

By Dave Andrusko Journal Gazette reporter Niki Kelly began her story this way: “INDIANAPOLIS – It’s beginning to be like clockwork – a new abortion law followed by a lawsuit.” As so it is. No matter how much commonsense a pro-life law makes, PPFA and/or the ACLU will sue. The latest example came Thursday when …

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ACLU, Planned Parenthood challenge bill that bans abortions at 20 weeks

By Dave Andrusko Even before Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad had a chance to sign the measure, the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa and Planned Parenthood filed a suit in Polk County District Court challenging Senate File 471. Judge Jeffrey Farrell will hear their emergency request for a temporary injunction today, according to the Des …

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ACLU challenges Kentucky’s new ultrasound law

By Dave Andrusko When the ACLU filed a federal lawsuit yesterday challenging Kentucky’s new ultrasound law, pro-life Gov. Matt Bevin’s response to WHAS-AM host Terry Meiners said it all: “It’s a shocker that the ACLU is suing someone,” said Bevin, a Republican and abortion opponent. “We anticipated as much. That’s what they do. It’s what …

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Pro-abortion lawsuits are a proven strategy in Alaska

By Mario Bird, Catholic Anchor On Nov. 30, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) teamed up with Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and Hawaiian Islands to sue the State of Alaska over abortion restrictions. This marks the sixth time since 1996 that the ACLU has sued the State of Alaska or one of its …

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The Dignity of Unborn Children Goes On Trial Today in United States District Court

Editor’s note. This comes from Indiana Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. Tuesday marks a historic day for Indiana and the nation as the dignity of unborn children goes on trial in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. The core issues to be argued before Judge Tonya Walton Pratt revolve …

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ACLU challenges Two Pro-Life Alabama Laws

By Dave Andrusko “Civil liberties group challenges Alabama abortion restrictions” is the headline in the Reuters story written by Karen Brooks. The “civil liberties group” is the ACLU, whose selective outrage and inconsistent mission to defend the powerless means it has no time for the most powerless of all, unborn babies. The “abortion restrictions” are …

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Court dismisses ACLU suit that sought to force Catholic hospital, staff to commit abortions

ADF intervened in case on behalf pro-life physician groups in defense of Catholic hospital network Editor’s note. This analysis comes from ADF–Alliance Defending Freedom. DETROIT – A federal court Monday threw out an American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit that sought to force a Catholic hospital system and its staff to commit abortions regardless of their …

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