Michigan House to Consider Banning Dismemberment Abortions

By Right to Life of Michigan Legislation to ban dismemberment abortions in Michigan is now on the Michigan House floor. House Bills 4320 and 4321 would amend Michigan’s 2011 ban on partial-birth abortions by including the dismemberment abortion procedure, also known as a dilation and evacuation abortion (D&E). The bills were reported favorably Tuesday by …

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Dismemberment Abortion Ban Introduced in Michigan

By Right to Life of Michigan Legislation to ban dismemberment abortions in Michigan has been introduced in the Michigan House. House Bills 4320 and 4321 would amend Michigan’s 2011 ban on partial-birth abortions by including the dismemberment abortion procedure, also known as a dilation and evacuation abortion (D&E). The bills were subsequently introduced in the …

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Dismemberment ban passes Indiana Senate committee, on to full Senate

HB 1211 has already passed in the House By Dave Andrusko On February 21, the Indiana House overwhelmingly passed House Bill 1211 which would ban the dismemberment of living unborn children. The vote was 71-25 . Yesterday the bill took another huge step forward when the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 7-3 in favor of the …

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Federal judge places TRO on Ohio’s law banning brutal dismemberment abortions

By Dave Andrusko Annoying and maddening and frustrating times one hundred. Judge Michael Barrett of the U.S. Southern District Court has issued a temporarily restraining order preventing Ohio’s ban on the dismemberment of living unborn children from going into effect. Judge Barrett did not go so far as to declare the law unconstitutional but his …

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Dismemberment Abortion Ban Introduced in Michigan

By Right to Life of Michigan Legislation to ban dismemberment abortions in Michigan was introduced today in the Michigan House. House Bills 4320 and 4321 would amend Michigan’s 2011 ban on partial-birth abortions by including the dismemberment abortion procedure, also known as a dilation and evacuation abortion (D&E). Right to Life of Michigan President Barbara …

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Important Update to Kentucky Dismemberment Abortion Litigation

By Kentucky Right to Life An Amicus [friend of the court] Brief was posted on the Supreme Court docket website on Feb. 4 seeking clarification on the question: Whether a state ban on dismemberment abortions is unconstitutional where there is a reasonable medical debate that alternatives to the banned procedure are safe. The Brief is …

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Brutal truth about the dismemberment of living unborn babies filtered out by media

By Dave Andrusko Newcomers to the pro-life camp may not be aware that even our benighted opposition ruefully conceded that the debate over partial-birth abortions changed the trajectory of the abortion debate. Not that they didn’t try every dirty trick in the book to hold back the tide. We were told partial-birth abortions either didn’t …

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ACLU, state of Kentucky file briefs in lawsuit challenging law banning dismemberment abortions

By Dave Andrusko Three weeks ago, NRL News Today reported that the state of Kentucky and the ACLU had agreed to a joint consent order the effect of which was that state officials agreed to take no action to enforce House Bill 454 pending a ruling on the ACLU’s request for a preliminary injunction. When …

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Kentucky ban on dismemberment abortions temporarily blocked

Judge to rule June 5 on motions filed by the ACLU By Dave Andrusko When the District Court for the Western District of Kentucky temporarily blocked Kentucky’s just enacted ban on dismemberment abortions, both sides found something to salvage from last week’s action. The ACLU, which challenged HB 454 said, “This brings immediate relief to …

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Texas AG Paxton’s powerful defense of the ban on dismemberment abortion

By Dave Andrusko Kenneth Paxton is the passionately pro-life Attorney General of Texas. A friend forwarded me a terrific commentary the AG wrote for the National Catholic Register under the thoughtful heading of “Why Texas Ban on Brutal Dismemberment Is Central to US Abortion Debate.” He begins with the necessary background. As we’ve reported at National …

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S.C. Senate Medical Affairs Advances Ban on Dismemberment Abortion

By Holly Gatling, Executive Director, South Carolina Citizens for Life (COLUMBIA, S.C., March 1) The South Carolina Senate Medical Affairs Committee today moved the bill to ban dismemberment abortions on to the full Senate. By a party line vote of 9-6, H3548 received a favorable report without amendments and will move now to the Senate …

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NRLC calls on Members of Congress to co-sponsor Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act

Dear Member of Congress: The National Right to Life Committee, the federation of state right-to-life organizations, urges you to co-sponsor the Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act (H.R. 1192). This vital pro-life legislation, introduced by Rep. Chris Smith, would prohibit the performance of dismemberment abortion. H.R. 1192 is based on a model state bill proposed by National …

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