California’s Ridiculous Reproductive FACT Act Doesn’t Just Violate the First Amendment, It Tramples Common Sense

By Jay Hobbs When it comes to California’s effort to bully pro-life pregnancy medical clinics into advertising taxpayer-funded abortions in their waiting rooms and online, there’s plenty of reason pro-life clinics in the state are in full-on #Resist mode. For starters, the clinics—which exist to provide life-affirming alternatives to abortion and run entirely on private …

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Pro-abortionists determined to crush religious freedom in quest for more abortions

By Dave Andrusko As NRL News Today readers know, back in October the Department of Justice reached a long overdue settlement so “that plaintiffs would not be forced to provide health insurance coverage for ‘morally unacceptable’ products and procedures.” That was a reference to the infamous Obama mandate issued by the Department of Health and …

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Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to California Law Violating Key Free Speech, Religious Freedom Rights

By Jay Hobbs In 2015, the state of California passed a law forcing privately funded pro-life pregnancy centers to promote taxpayer-funded abortions, threatening crippling fines for noncompliance. As of Monday morning, that edict is under review by the Supreme Court. Announcing it will hear pro-lifers’ challenge to the so-called “Reproductive FACT Act,” the Court’s announcement …

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BREAKING: Judge Halts California Law Forcing Pro-Lifers to Advertise Abortions

By Jay Hobbs In a major victory for free speech, Riverside County Superior Court Justice Gloria C. Trask ruled late Monday that California must not force pro-life pregnancy medical clinics to post signage promoting state-covered abortions to their clients. A permanent injunction that applies to over 200 privately funded pregnancy centers in the state that …

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Gov. Jerry Brown, “litmus tests,” and the abiding conviction that the American people are gullible

By Dave Andrusko Pro-abortion California Gov. Jerry Brown has been on the national political stage for what seems like forever–it’s actually since 1992 when he first ran for President. So as Democrats struggle to figure out their future post Hillary Clinton’s unexpected defeat, it’s not surprising that Meet the Press’ Chuck Todd gave most of …

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California Judge Rips State’s Pro-Abortion Compelled Speech Law, Allows Lawsuit to Move Forward

By Jay Hobbs It’s been over a year and a half since clinic administrator Scott Scharpen filed a lawsuit challenging California’s so-called Reproductive FACT Act (also known as AB775), which is the state’s attempt to force pro-life medical clinics to advertise taxpayer-funded abortions. After over 18 months of waiting, The Scharpen Foundation—which runs a licensed …

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California AG Follows Through on Threat, Re-Files Charges vs. Undercover Investigators

By Jay Hobbs As previously threatened, California’s Attorney General is continuing his crusade to defend the abortion industry against incriminating information, filing new charges Thursday night against undercover reporters David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt of the Center for Medical Progress. First reported by the San Francisco Chronicle, Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed the new charges …

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The first year of California’s assisted suicide: over 500 prescriptions

By Xavier Symons Over 500 people have been prescribed life-ending drugs since physician assisted suicide was legalised in California in June last year, according to statistics released by Compassion and Choices. The pro-euthanasia lobby group is celebrating the positive reception of the laws among healthcare providers and the general public, writing in press release that …

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One Year of Legalized Assisted Suicide in California, Countless Unanswered Questions

By Dr. Jacqueline H. Abernathy June 9 marked the one year of legal assisted suicide in California, after euthanasia advocates managed to co-opt a special session of the state Assembly to resurrect a bill that had been profoundly defeated by lawmakers several months earlier. Although premature and lacking in reliable data, Compassion & Choices (C …

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Bill introduced to require publicly funded California colleges to provide abortion pills

By Dave Andrusko Pro-abortion California state Sen. Connie Leyva (D-Chino) has introduced a bill that would make access to chemical abortifacients an obligation at publicly-funded colleges. Senate Bill 320 “would require on-campus student health insurance plans offered by California State University, the California Community Colleges and the University of California to include coverage” of the …

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23,630 fewer unborn babies lost their lives in California in 2014 than in 2011

By Dave Andrusko NRL News and NRL News Today have written extensively about the latest abortion numbers produced by the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute. In a report issued in January, Guttmacher found that for the first time since 1974, the number of abortions fell below one million– 958,200 in 2013 and 926,000 in 2014. The Sacramento …

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California ‘Bully Bill’ May Be Headed to Supreme Court, Challenging State’s Hit on Pregnancy Centers

By Jay Hobbs A court decision upholding California’s so-called “Reproductive FACT Act” could be on its way to the U.S. Supreme Court, after Pacific Justice Institute filed a request for the court to review the 2015 state law. First reported by One News Now, Pacific Justice Institute filed its motion Jan. 5, challenging a ruling …

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