By West Virginians for Life Much is being made about Amendment 1, which will be on the West Virginia ballot on November 6. It’s only on the ballot because of a herculean nonpartisan effort of 98 of 134 legislators (between the Senate and House) voting eight months ago for this privilege to be granted to …Continue reading "Fighting pro-abortion lies about Amendment 1"
Editor’s note. This is based on materials provided by West Virginians for Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. In 2018, the West Virginia legislature passed the resolution for Amendment 1 by a bipartisan majority of more than 2/3’s in both houses. The proposed constitutional amendment will be on the ballot November 6. The legislators have given the …Continue reading "What is Amendment 1 and how would it stop state funding of abortion in West Virginia?"
By Dave Andrusko The ultimate outcome may have been foretold January 9 when a federal appeals court panel rejected a pro-abortion challenge to Tennessee’s “Amendment 1,” the successful 2014 ballot measure that stated “Nothing in this [state] Constitution secures or protects a right to abortion or requires the funding of an abortion.” It became official this …Continue reading "Supreme Court rejects pro-abortion challenge to Tennessee’s pro-life “Amendment 1”"
This year, the West Virginia Legislature passed a proposed constitutional amendment, which will be on the ballot at the November election. Please vote for Amendment 1 which says: “Nothing in this Constitution secures or protects a right to abortion or requires the funding of an abortion.” Its purpose is to neutralize our state constitution on …Continue reading "Constitutional Amendment 1 to Stop State Funding of Abortion"
Voters will decide in November referendum Earlier today, the West Virginia House, following in the footsteps of the Senate, passed SJR 12 by a decisive vote of 73-26. As a result Amendment 1, which would return the state Constitution to a neutral position on abortion and abortion funding, will be before the voters in a …Continue reading "With vote in WV House, pro-life resolution SJR 12 Becomes Amendment 1"
By Dave Andrusko Yesterday, pressed for time, we provided readers with a brief overview of a major pro-life victory in Tennessee. Today we will go into more depth in discussing the decision by the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse a decision by a district court judge and in the process completely reject …Continue reading "6th Circuit unanimously upholds huge pro-life victory in Tennessee’s “Amendment 1”"
Federal Judges Rule Unanimously Against Planned Parenthood JANUARY 9, 2018 – In a resounding victory for pro-life Tennesseans, judges on the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals have rejected a pro-abortion effort to overturn the 2014 voter passage of “Amendment 1.” “Although the subject of abortion rights will continue to be controversial in Tennessee and …Continue reading "Pro-Life Vote Upheld on Amendment 1"
U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Considers Merits of Pro-Abortion Challenge To Amendment 1 Editor’s note. The following comes from Tennessee Right to Life. NRLC’s state affiliate. Pro-abortionists are challenging the outcome of the vote on Amendment 1, which passed 53% to 47%. Under the Tennessee Constitution the universe of voters who count for purposes …Continue reading "Tennessee’s Office of the Attorney General Offers Strong Defense of Pro-Life Amendment"
By Dave Andrusko In 2014, Tennessee voters added “Amendment 1” to the state Constitution. The key wording was in the beginning: “Nothing in this Constitution secures or protects a right to abortion or requires the funding of an abortion.” Eight voters, including a board chair of Planned Parenthood of Middle and East Tennessee, challenged the …Continue reading "Three-judge panel hears challenge to Tennessee’s pro-life “Amendment 1”"
Editor’s note. In 2014, voters in Tennessee added “Amendment 1” to the state Constitution. The key wording is in the beginning: “Nothing in this Constitution secures or protects a right to abortion or requires the funding of an abortion.” The following excerpt comes from a post by Tennessee Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate “We …Continue reading "Tennessee Attorney General appeals pro-abortion ruling to 6th Circuit"
Editor’s note. Last Friday Judge Kevin Sharp ruled that as many as 80,000 votes cast in the 2014 vote on “Amendment 1” should be thrown out. Sharp took the position that if a voter voted only for the Amendment to the state Constitution, and not also for governor, the vote should not be counted, even …Continue reading "Tennessee to appeal federal Judge Kevin Sharp’s ruling singling out Amendment 1, leaves others intact"
By Brian Harris, President, Tennessee Right to Life Editor’s note. In 2014, Tennessee voters added “Amendment 1” to the state Constitution. The key wording is in the beginning: “Nothing in this Constitution secures or protects a right to abortion or requires the funding of an abortion.” You likely have heard both the good news and …Continue reading "Tennessee RTL responds to Court Rulings"