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 …Continue reading "Dismemberment Abortion Ban Introduced in Michigan"
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 …Continue reading "Important Update to Kentucky Dismemberment Abortion Litigation"
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 …Continue reading "Brutal truth about the dismemberment of living unborn babies filtered out by media"
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 …Continue reading "ACLU, state of Kentucky file briefs in lawsuit challenging law banning dismemberment abortions"
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 …Continue reading "Kentucky ban on dismemberment abortions temporarily blocked"
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 …Continue reading "Texas AG Paxton’s powerful defense of the 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 …Continue reading "S.C. Senate Medical Affairs Advances Ban on Dismemberment Abortion"
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 …Continue reading "NRLC calls on Members of Congress to co-sponsor Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act"
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to vote this week on Senate Bill 3, a common sense measure which would ban brutal dismemberment abortions. Such abortions occur when babies are torn limb by limb from their mothers’ wombs. The bill would also change the abortion limit …Continue reading "Help Us End Dismemberment Abortions in Pennsylvania!!!"
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation With all the justifiable complaints about fake news these days, it is refreshing when a newspaper reports the truth about issues involving the sanctity of innocent human life. When it comes to support of a ban on the outrageous practice of dismemberment abortion, the Bradford Era in Bradford, …Continue reading "When a newspaper gets the story right about dismemberment abortions…"
Previously passed in Senate HARRISBURG, Pa. – Preborn babies would no longer have to undergo the gruesome practice of dismemberment abortion, under a bill approved by the Pennsylvania House Health Committee Monday. The measure would also change the abortion limit in Pennsylvania from six months to five months gestation to reflect the changes in medical …Continue reading "Ban on Brutal Dismemberment Abortions Approved by Pennsylvania House Committee"
The measure would also change abortion limit in Pennsylvania By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Preborn babies would no longer have to undergo the gruesome practice of dismemberment abortion, under a bill being considered by the Pennsylvania House Health Committee. Dismemberment abortions occur when babies are ripped limb by limb from their mothers’ …Continue reading "Pennsylvania state house considers dismemberment ban already approved by state senate"