Pro-abort Judge extends order halting enforcement of three pro-life Arkansas laws

By Dave Andrusko Watching U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker rule on abortion reminds you of a metronome. Her always-pro-abortion rulings unfold without missing a beat and with perfect uniformity. First, the pendulum moves to the left—a temporary restraining order (usually 14 days)—then to the right—where the TRO is extended indefinitely. This allows our judicial wizard …

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Planned Parenthood closes its abortion clinic in Fayetteville, Arkansas

By Dave Andrusko KFTA television has reported that the Planned Parenthood clinic in Fayetteville, Arkansas closed its doors on July 25. Yesterday was the last day any patients were seen, according to KFTA. “Court documents say this clinic has been struggling to find a new location in northwest Arkansas,” according to the station. As of …

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Ark. legislator says Judge’s decision to block three pro-life laws a “crime against humanity”

By Dave Andrusko On Wednesday NRL News Today reported on the totally-expected decision by U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker to grant a 14-day temporary restraining order to block three pro-life Arkansas laws minutes before they would have taken effect on Wednesday. However, I missed some very passionate objections voiced by state legislators to her 159 …

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Reliably pro-abortion judge places 14 day TRO on three pro-life Arkansas laws

By Dave Andrusko Given her track record of favoring the abortion industry, it came as no surprise that U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker granted a 14-day temporary restraining order blocking three pro-life Arkansas laws shortly before midnight Tuesday. Had Judge Baker done nothing, the three laws would have gone into effect at 12:01 am today. …

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Judge hears challenge to three pro-life Arkansas laws

By Dave Andrusko With three pro-life laws scheduled to go into effect tomorrow, U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker heard the state of Arkansas defend its legislation against a lawsuit brought by Planned Parenthood and the ACLU in a hearing that lasted all day Monday. PPFA and the ACLU represents Little Rock Family Planning and Planned …

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District Court to hear oral arguments Monday in lawsuit challenging three pro-life Arkansas laws

By Dave Andrusko It’s official. On Monday the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas will hear arguments in a lawsuit challenging three pro-life laws brought by Planned Parenthood and the ACLU. All three are scheduled to go into effect next Wednesday. “The plaintiffs requested a temporary restraining order and a permanent injunction …

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What will happen July 24 when a record number of pro-life bills become law?

By Arkansas Right to Life Now we know. On July 24, 2019, we know what will happen and what won’t. Ninety days after sine die, the official close of the 92nd Arkansas General Assembly is when the majority of legislation passed during the session and signed by the governor will become law. So, July 24, …

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Planned Parenthood of Fayetteville, Arkansas has stopped providing abortions

By Dave Andrusko For now, at least, Planned Parenthood has stopped providing abortions at its Fayetteville, Arkansas abortion clinic. That according to court documents filed last Friday by Brandon Hill, its chief executive officer, according to Arkansas Online’s Linda Satter. “Hill, chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood Great Plains, which oversees the business’ Little Rock …

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New comprehensive abortion bill sent to pro-life Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson

By Dave Andrusko Senate Bill 278 is now on its way to the desk of pro-life Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a comprehensive measure that increases the reflection period for an abortion-minded woman from 48 to 72 hours, requires abortion clinics to report abortions that result in live births, and have equipment on hand in case …

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Abortion Reversal Bill on desk of Arkansas Governor

By Dave Andrusko Momentum continues to build for passage of legislation to require abortionists to tell women undergoing chemical (“medication”) abortions that they may be able to reverse the process—Abortion Pill Reversal Informed Consent laws. As reported elsewhere today, HB 1336 is on the desk of North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum. A similar proposal is …

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Fifth Grade Students in Arkansas Help Pregnancy Clinic to “Bless All Babies in Every Situation”

By Jen Taggart Terri Kobs’ fifth grade class at St. John Catholic School in Russellville, Arkansas learned last May that you’re never too young to become a part of the pregnancy help movement. Kobs’ classes have participated in the $100 Solution for the past three years. The $100 Solution is an international program based in …

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Appeals court retains hold on Arkansas law regulating chemical abortions

By Dave Andrusko Here’s the latest update in the long, long saga of the impact of U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker’s July injunction preventing Arkansas from enforcing Act 577. (Hint, it is very complicated.) The 2015 law requires abortion clinics providing chemical abortifacients to have a contract with another physician with admitting privileges at a …

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