By Dave Andrusko A three judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Monday from lawyers representing two abortionists and three organizations who seek to have SB 1457 blocked. The 2021 law at issue in Isaacson v. Mayes forbids aborting a child because he or she has a genetic abnormality. “Republican lawmakers say there’s no need [to …Continue reading "Appeals Court panel hears appeal to reestablish an injunction against Arizona law which forbids aborting children solely because they have Down syndrome"
Sponsor says her “intent” was misunderstood By Dave Andrusko The anti-life lobby does it level best (in a manner of speaking) to hide its insatiable appetite for death. For example, how could anyone think the governor of Virginia or members of the Arizona House of Representatives would really and truly want abortion survivors not to …Continue reading "Az. House Judiciary Committee rejects bill to authorize infanticide"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Pro-life Congresswoman Martha McSally (R) and radical pro-abortion Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (D) are vying for Arizona’s open Senate seat. The outcome could determine whether the Senate continues to be led by pro-life Republicans. Martha McSally is pro-life. She opposes abortion on demand, and supports protection for …Continue reading "Pro-life McSally is the choice in Arizona"
By Dave Andrusko It’s perfectly understandable, I know because it happens to me all the time. Laws are passed with a “date effective” attached to them and we might not remember when that day actually comes and our pro-life efforts have officially borne proof. Writing for Capitol Media Services, Howard Fischer posted a story about …Continue reading "Two new pro-life laws taking effect in Arizona"
By John Stonestreet & Roberto Rivera Frozen embryos aren’t the only “byproducts” of advanced reproductive technology: moral and legal confusions are as well. Divorce is a brutal experience, especially for children. For many, it’s a traumatic experience from which they never fully recover. Today, given the incredible strides made in artificial reproductive technologies, there’s an …Continue reading "About Those Frozen Embryos: Unintended Consequences and the Limits of Personal Freedom"
Race a virtual dead heat By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director On April 24, voters in Arizona’s 8th congressional district will go to the polls to determine who will replace pro-life former Rep. Trent Franks. The contest is a classic pro-life/pro-abortion faceoff between state Sen. Debbie Lesko (R), supported by National Right …Continue reading "Arizona 8 Special Election: Pro-life Debbie Lesko faces Pro-Abortion Hiral Tipirneni"
By Dave Andrusko Arizona’s pro-life Gov. Doug Ducey is expected to sign SB 1394 which makes important changes to the state’s abortion reporting law. On Monday the House passed the bill 35-22. The Senate followed suit on Wednesday by a vote of 17-13. The vote was almost uniformly along party lines with all but one …Continue reading "Arizona legislature sends governor bill to amend abortion reporting law, prevent forced abortions, and aid victims of sexual abuse"
Prevents discrimination against those who won’t participate in assisted suicide By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially …Continue reading "Arizona Gov. signs Conscience Protection Bill"
By Dave Andrusko On Friday Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed Senate Bill 1367, an important measure that requires abortionists to use all available means and medical skills to save an abortion survivor. “The bill would require hospitals and clinics providing abortions at 20 weeks or beyond to have medical equipment on site to care for …Continue reading "Arizona Gov. signs law requiring abortion survivors to be cared for"
By Dave Andrusko Less than a month after it passed the Arizona Senate 18-12, the Arizona House Judiciary and Public Safety Committee has advanced Senate Bill 1367 on a vote of 6-3. “The bill would require hospitals and clinics providing abortions at 20 weeks or beyond to have medical equipment on site to care for …Continue reading "Arizona moving close to passage of law requiring abortion survivors to be care for"
By Dave Andrusko The good news continues in Arizona as the number of abortions in 2015 continued a downward trend that began in 2011. The Arizona Department of Health Services reported that for the 2015 reporting year, the total number of abortions dropped to 12,655 from 12,900 performed in 2014. The 2015 figure is down …Continue reading "Abortions continue to decrease in Arizona"
Ann Kirkpatrick wants you to pay for abortions. By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director In Arizona, Pro-life Senator John McCain (R) is being challenged by radical pro-abortion Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick (D). Ann Kirkpatrick, a candidate supported by the extreme pro-abortion group EMILY’s List, voted against the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, and …Continue reading "Arizona Senate: Vote for John McCain"