Oklahoma Judge refuses to issue temporary injunction to keep law banning the dismemberment of living unborn children from taking effect

By Dave Andrusko Two months after Oklahoma County District Judge Cindy Truong upheld the state’s Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act, Judge Truong denied a motion by the Center for Reproductive Rights for a temporary injunction that would keep the law from taking effect while the case continues. When Judge Truong upheld the law …

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Indiana AG will take a different route to salvage state law banning the dismemberment of living unborn babies

By Dave Andrusko In a strategic decision, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill announced Wednesday that rather than appeal a federal judge’s order blocking the state’s ban on dismemberment abortion from going into effect, his office will proceed to summary judgment. As NRL News Today reported, on July 1–three days before HEA 1211 would have gone …

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Dismemberment Abortion Ban has been introduced in both houses in Michigan

By Right to Life of Michigan. Legislation to ban dismemberment abortions in Michigan was introduced March 12 in the Michigan House. [Editor’s Note: The bills were subsequently introduced March 19 in the Michigan Senate —SB 229 & SB 230.] House Bills 4320 and 4321 would amend Michigan’s 2011 ban on partial-birth abortions by including the …

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Amicus brief filed with Supreme Court defending Alabama’s ban on dismemberment abortions

By Dave Andrusko Tip of the hat to an unusual source: the pro-abortion blog Rewire.news. In a story posted yesterday, the author, Jessica Mason Pieklo, reminded me of a story we posted back in late August when a three judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court verdict striking down …

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Ohio House set to vote to ban dismemberment of living unborn babies

Bill has already passed the Senate By Dave Andrusko As readers of NRL News Today already know, among National Right to Life’s highest legislative priorities is a ban on dismembering living unborn human beings. If all goes well, Ohio may soon join nine other states in saying “no” to a “procedure” where an abortionist reaches …

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Media refuses to honestly describe the dismemberment of living unborn babies

By Dave Andrusko A friend forwarded me a post that appeared in the pro-abortion ThinkProgress  written by Casey Quinlan. Ms. Quinlan is celebrating the decision by Federal Judge Sam Yeakel to temporarily enjoin Texas’ ban on dismemberment abortions of living unborn children. (See here.) Quinlan was honest enough to concede one thing directly and one …

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Pro-abortionists call in Cecile Richards in attempt to thwart ban on dismemberment abortions

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It is not every day that the head of the nation’s largest abortion operation, Planned Parenthood, holds a news conference in my state Capitol. But yesterday was no ordinary day, for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives was expected to vote on a ban on the brutal practice …

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NRLC Urges Co-Sponsorship of Dismemberment Abortion Ban

February 12, 2016 RE: Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act (H.R. 3515) 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. 3515). This vital pro-life legislation, introduced by Reps. Chris Smith, Vicki Hartzler, Virginia Foxx, and Trent Franks, would prohibit …

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