By Dave Andrusko Last night Texas abortion providers filed an emergency application with the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the High Court to reinstate an injunction granted by U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel which had been stayed last week by a three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. The result of that decision …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists ask Supreme Court to stop enforcement of Texas pro-life law upheld by appeals court"
By Dave Andrusko A three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has stayed the opinion of a lower court judge, thus allowing the state of Texas to enforce key provisions of its 2013 omnibus pro-life bill, HB 2, immediately. H.B. 2 is the bill filibustered by pro-abortion state Senator Wendy Davis (D) …Continue reading "Appeals Court Panel allows Texas to immediately enforce provisions of pro-life H.B.2"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director Education & Research Editor’s note. This excellent analysis appears in the September digital edition of National Right to Life News. The entire 38-page edition can be read at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsSeptember2014.pdf By now, you’ve heard that a federal judge at the end of August struck down regulations that Texas …Continue reading "Clinic Regulations – How the Abortion Industry is adapting to deal with them"
By Dave Andrusko In the past three years, we have run multiple stories on the ever-lasting effort of the abortion lobby in Virginia to undermine the law passed in 2011 to enact commonsense regulations on abortion clinics. We are running a separate story about the history, but the following comes from NRLC’s state affiliate, …Continue reading "Today is deadline for pro-life Virginians to comment on abortion clinic regulations"
By Dave Andrusko As we come to the end of the week, here is an update on pro-abortion Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s all-out effort to gut a 2011 Virginia law that required abortion clinics to upgrade their facilities about which we last wrote earlier this month. There was ample room for mischief since (as …Continue reading "Va. Gov.’s determination to gut abortion clinic regulations continues unabated"
By Dave Andrusko NRL News Today has written on a number of occasions about why various Planned Parenthood clinics have closed. In light of slew of dire pro-abortion warnings that recent pro-life legislation will close massive numbers of abortion clinics, we’ll talk more at length today. By way of preface, remember that (a) PPFA is …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood exaggerates impact of abortion clinic regulations to raise money"
By Dave Andrusko It’s still a long way from over, but when Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli on Wednesday certified new abortion regulations approved by the state board of Health September 14, it means the revised regulations should be on the desk of Gov. Bob McDonnell in the next couple of months. If McDonnell approves …Continue reading "Cuccinelli certifies New Abortion Clinic Regulations, governor will receive them in next month of two"
By Dave Andrusko By an overwhelming 13-2 vote, the Virginia Board of Health today reversed its June ruling that exempted the 20 existing abortion clinics from a new law mandating abortion clinics be treated like outpatient surgical centers. The Board’s surprising 7-4 decision June 15 followed intense lobbying by pro-abortion forces. The following month Virginia …Continue reading "Virginia Board of Health reverses decision that exempted existing abortion clinics from new clinic regulations"
By Dave Andrusko My apologies for missing this; tightening up regulations on free-wheeling abortion clinics is very important, especially in places like Delaware. We’d written about Senate Bill 45, which was described as a proposal to license abortion clinics, inspect them annually, and be regulated by the state Department of Health. Planned Parenthood protested that …Continue reading "Weaker Abortion Clinic Regulation Adopted by Delaware State Senate"