By Katie Franklin Ahead of an expected vote on a Connecticut bill that attacks life-affirming pregnancy help centers, a national pro-life group is urging the state legislature to oppose the bill on the basis that it is unconstitutional. Bolstered by its major win at the Supreme Court one year ago, the group, National Institute of …Continue reading "NIFLA to Fight Back if Connecticut Passes Anti-Pregnancy Center Bill"
By Katie Franklin The fallout of the Supreme Court decision in NIFLA v. Becerra has already begun. Shortly after the highly anticipated decision was issued June 26, the City of Hartford, Connecticut stopped the rollout of a controversial ordinance that would force the only pregnancy help center in the city to post signage steering women away …Continue reading "Following Supreme Court’s NIFLA v. Becerra Ruling, Hartford Halts Attack on City’s Only Pregnancy Center"
Editor’s note. This article was published by the disability rights group, Not Dead Yet. The Connecticut assisted suicide bill died in committee. This follows a similar victory in Massachusetts. Thanks to everyone who effectively communicated the very real dangers that a public policy legalizing assisted suicide poses to older, ill and disabled people! On March …Continue reading "Defeat of Connecticut assisted suicide bill linked to strong disability advocacy"
By Dave Andrusko If you look back at stories going back to at least 2013, a common headline, or a variation thereof, has been “Connecticut assisted suicide House Bill is dead.” As of today, fortunately we can add 2018 to the years a coalition of organizations, including the Pro-Life Council of Connecticut, has fended off …Continue reading "Connecticut assisted suicide bill fails to get out of committee"
By Dave Andrusko As NRL News Today has documented dozens of times, proponents of assisted suicide believe that if they introduce pro-death legislation enough times, eventually they will win. Those who oppose them, fortunately, are every bit as resolute in their determination to fend them off as often as they are brought up. Which brings …Continue reading "NRLC’s Connecticut affiliate opposes assisted suicide bill"
Editor’s note. This message was sent by the disability rights group, Second Thoughts Connecticut to the members of the Connecticut Public Health Committee. Dear Members of the Public Health Committee, With all due respect, and on behalf of our members at Second Thoughts Connecticut, we are writing to express our outrage that yet another bill …Continue reading "Second Thoughts Connecticut Opposes Assisted Suicide HB 5417"
By Jay Hobbs In a scathing rebuke to a pro-abortion signage ordinance the Hartford (Conn.) City Council adopted earlier this month, Leticia Velasquez penned an op-ed arguing that the law not only favors an abortion business next door to her pregnancy center, but puts women in her city at greater physical risk. Velasquez, who serves …Continue reading "What’s Really Behind Hartford’s Attack on Pro-Life Work? Find Out Here."
By Jay Hobbs An attempt to stop a pregnancy center from saving lives next door to an abortion clinic is still in the works in Hartford, Conn., following a raucous public meeting that drew an estimated 200 participants from all over the state Monday night. Following the meeting, Hartford’s city council looks poised to move …Continue reading "Teetering on Bankruptcy, This City’s Pro-Abortion Ambition Could Push it Over the Brink"
By Jay Hobbs A group of Democratic legislators in Connecticut are aiming to silence pro-life pregnancy help centers, with seven state lawmakers submitting a proposal for a bill Thursday to the state’s Joint Committee on Public Health. The proposed bill comes 18 months after a NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut vilified the state’s 19 nonprofit pregnancy help …Continue reading "Abortion Lobby Behind Bill Targeting Pregnancy Centers in Connecticut"
By Alex Schadenberg, International Chair – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition A comprehensive poll on assisted suicide done by the Marist polling firm found that the majority of Connecticut residents do not support assisted suicide and a strong majority of Connecticut residents do not consider assisted suicide bill HB 5326 to be a legislative priority. The …Continue reading "The majority of Connecticut residents do not support assisted suicide"
By Alex Schadenberg, International Chair, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The New Haven Register reported Wednesday that Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy opposes assisted suicide. The Connecticut House is debating assisted suicide HB 5326, a bill that will have public hearings in the Public Health Committee on Monday March 17. On March 6 the New Hampshire House …Continue reading "Connecticut Governor Malloy is unlikely to support assisted suicide bill HB 5326, newspaper reports"
By Tom Blumer | Searches on “Connecticut” at the Associated Press’s national site and at the Politico indicate that there’s plenty of news about the Nutmeg State which the two web sites believe merit national attention. But somehow, the fact that the state’s Obamacare exchange, Access Health CT, “had incorrect information online about deductibles …Continue reading "Not News Outside Connecticut: Every Plan on State’s Obamacare Exchange Had Wrong Info for a Full Month"