By Paul Stark On Feb. 25, Minnesota’s two U.S. senators, Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, joined 42 other senators to successfully block legislation to protect newborn babies who survive abortion. The legislation in question, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (S. 311), requires that babies born alive in the context of abortion be treated with …Continue reading "Here’s exactly how Minnesota Senator Tina Smith justified her vote for infanticide"
3/5ths needed to override veto of the “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act” By Dave Andrusko Editor’s update. This evening the North Carolina Senate voted to override the governor’s veto. The vote was exactly the number they needed: 30-20. The House will consider overriding the veto on May 2. This truly is a legislative session where …Continue reading "Veto override vote in N.C. Senate could come down to one vote"
By Dave Andrusko The North Carolina legislature has sent to the unfriendly desk of Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper “a bill requiring doctors and nurses to protect and care for children born alive during a failed late-term abortion,” according to Gary D. Robertson of the Associated Press. Robertson, whose stories are typically totally biased against the …Continue reading "North Carolina Gov. expected to veto “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act”"
By Chris Smith (R-NJ) Editor’s note. There was a press conference held prior to Tuesday’s vote on a discharge petition on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act. The discharge petition is a tool that the minority can use to circumvent pro-abortion leadership who is blocking a vote on this bill. A number of speakers shared their …Continue reading "The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act seeks to end or at least mitigate this egregious child abuse"
By Carol Tobias, President It was awesome!! I was present in the gallery of the US House of Representatives as Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO), lead sponsor of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, led a long line of Congressmen/women onto the House floor to sign a discharge petition to …Continue reading "I Was There to watch the Discharge Petition Fight"
Dear Representative: House Republican Whip Steve Scalise has indicated that a discharge petition for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 962, sponsored by Rep. Ann Wagner) will be filed on April 2nd, during that day’s first vote series. If the petition is signed by a majority of House members, it will force a vote …Continue reading "NRLC strongly urges House Members to sign Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Discharge Petition"
By Dave Andrusko On February 25, pro-abortion Senate Democrats were able to block a vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (S. 130) sponsored by Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.). While proponents prevailed 53-44, that was seven votes short of the 60 votes necessary to move forward (“invoke cloture”). Meanwhile in the House, controlled by …Continue reading "19 times House Democrats have blocked a vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act"
By Karen Cross, NRL Political Director On March 13, the Republican House leadership held a press conference in response to Democrats who are repeatedly blocking the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act legislation from coming to the floor for a vote. Seventeen times House Democrats have turned their backs on the most innocent among us – …Continue reading "Pro-life House leaders continue to urge Dems to allow vote on Born-Alive Bill"
By Christine M. Flowers It seems that everyone has an opinion about the fact that 44 Senate Democrats recently voted against the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. I certainly do. I’m sure you do, too. My social media has been filled with sound and fury in support of the bill, but it amounted to nothing, …Continue reading "Born-alive bill was ‘a bloody slide into hell’"
By Sen. James Inhofe, Rep. Steve Scalise Editor’s note. This appeared at Fox News. From New York to Virginia, states across the country are infringing on the right to life more and more, preventing millions of babies from realizing their God-given potential. Our right to life is not only enshrined in our Declaration of Independence, …Continue reading "Sen. Inhofe and Rep. Scalise: Where the ‘Born Alive’ abortion bill goes from here"
By Dave Andrusko Today’s final post picks up on yesterday’s final post. I wrote about, on the one hand, a second-rate attempt to minimize the reality of a survey that demonstrated conclusively that the impact of horror stories about New York’s new abortion law and Virginia’s failed attempt had significantly increased the percentage of people …Continue reading "The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act is about “the vile doctors who attempt to abort viable fetuses—and when they fail, leave the infants to die.”"
By Karen Cross, NRL Political Director This morning, Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) and five of her pro-life House colleagues held a press conference to condemn Senate Democrats for failing to advance the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (S. 311), sponsored by Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.). The final vote was 53-44 with all but three Democrats …Continue reading "Pro-life House leaders hold press conference condemning Senate Dems for killing the Born-Alive Legislation"