By Kentucky Right to Life Editor’s note. EMW Women’s Surgical Center of Louisville is Kentucky’s lone remaining abortion clinic. The clinic, represented by the ACLU, is challenging HB 454, which bans the vicious and gruesome practice of dismemberment abortion. When Gov. Matt Bevin signed the bill, Kentucky became the ninth state to ban dismemberment abortion. …Continue reading "Trial testing Kentucky’s ban on dismemberment abortion begins"
By Dave Andrusko On Wednesday, we reported on the unfortunate decision by a three judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold a lower court verdict striking the Alabama’s Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act. The law would ban a hideous abortion technique in which a living, growing human being is torn …Continue reading "Further reflections on 11th Circuit’s decision to reject Alabama’s Dismemberment Abortion Ban"
By Holly Gatling, Executive Director, South Carolina Citizens for Life COLUMBIA, S.C. (February 15) — The bill to outlaw dismemberment abortions on living unborn children cleared its first hurdle in the South Carolina Senate today, giving hope that the measure can be signed into law in 2018. Gov. Henry McMaster has said he will sign …Continue reading "Dismemberment Abortion Ban Clears First Hurdle in the S.C. Senate Subcommittee"
By Texas Right to Life Federal District Judge Lee Yeakel recently ruled against Texas’s Dismemberment Abortion Ban, a law that prevents a brutal abortion procedure that rips apart living children in the womb to cause their death. In Yeakel’s ruling, he stated that abortion in the second trimester was an “absolute right” and said that …Continue reading "Texas Dismemberment Abortion Ban trial spotlights humanity of the preborn"
By Dave Andrusko As NRL News Today reported almost immediately after a federal judge struck down Texas’ Dismemberment Abortion Ban, Attorney General Ken Paxton said he would appeal the ruling, saying the law was constitutional and intended to protect “unborn human life from ghastly dismemberment abortions.” The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear the …Continue reading "Pro-abortion reaction to Texas’s appeal of decision striking Dismemberment Abortion Ban most revealing"
By Texas Right to Life Austin, Texas—June 7, 2017: Yesterday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 8 into law. Senate Bill 8 prohibits partial-birth abortion, regulates the disposition of abortion victims, and, as amended, bans dismemberment abortions. When SB 8 reached the floor of the Texas House of Representatives, Pro-Life House members joined the …Continue reading "Pro-Life Victory: Texas Governor Abbott signs Dismemberment Abortion Ban into law"
Editor’s note. The following is excerpted from a post from Texas Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. During debate on the floor of the Texas House [on Senate Bill 8], Pro-Life representatives proposed substantial amendments to SB 8 to add life-saving measures. Most notably, the House adopted the Dismemberment Abortion Ban Amendment, Texas Right to …Continue reading "Texas House adopts Dismemberment Abortion Ban as floor amendment"
Editor’s note. The following is excerpted from a post distributed by Ohio Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. Ohio’s Dismemberment Abortion Ban (S.B. 145) has been introduced in the Ohio Senate by pro-life Senators Matt Huffman (R-Lima) and Steve Wilson (R-Maineville). The legislation, which has seven co-sponsors, would prohibit dilation and evacuation abortions of living …Continue reading "Ohio Bill Would Ban Dismemberment Abortions that tear living Babies Limb From Limb"
By Texas Right to Life Making sense of which measures cross the finish line and which die is a tricky game to play during the 140 days of the Texas Legislative Session. Due to political scheming, many bills pass that could be termed frivolous, while a significant number of bills boasting the most grassroots support …Continue reading "Texas House inexcusably delays Dismemberment Abortion Ban"
By Texas Right to Life Editor’s note. The following is excerpted from a post distributed by Texas Right to Life. Austin, Texas—On Wednesday, the Texas Senate passed Senate Bill 415, the Dismemberment Abortion Ban, on second reading. The bill was preliminarily approved by the Senate on a bipartisan 22-8 vote. In addition to every Republican …Continue reading "Texas Senate preliminarily approves Dismemberment Abortion Ban"
By Texas Right to Life Editor’s note. The following letter was signed by 16 prominent pro-life groups and individuals, including Carol Tobias, President of National Right to Life. Dear Honorable Members of the Texas Legislature, In light of the refusal of the Supreme Court of the United States to uphold reasonable safety standards to protect …Continue reading "Pro-Life groups unite to support the Dismemberment Abortion Ban"
By Kathleen Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life The Kansas Supreme Court announced Wednesday that it has scheduled oral arguments for 9 a.m. March 16, on a challenge to the first-in-the nation Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act. It’s been 11 months since the Kansas Supreme Court was first asked to review two lower …Continue reading "Kansas Supreme Court sets hearing for challenge to blocked dismemberment abortion ban"