The pro-abortion lobby repackages old myths that judicial bypass is “burdensome,” “unpredictable” and “traumatic”

By Ingrid Duran, Director, NRLC Department of State Legislation Editor’s note. Last Thursday we posted a story I wrote headlined, “Small study trashes judicial bypass as a ‘form of punishment’ to teens seeking abortions.” The whole point of the study, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, was to persuade the reader that this tiny study …

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“Small study” trashes judicial bypass as a “form of punishment” to teens seeking abortions

By Dave Andrusko What do you think most irritates pro-abortionists? Let me count the ways. For starters, anything, and I do mean anything, that introduces the truth that there are real medical risks to having an abortion. For example, the biological truism that an induced abortion heightens the chances of breast cancer for reasons that …

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Oklahoma House Committee votes in favor of parental involvement law

By Dave Andrusko Back at the end of January, NRL News Today ran a column headlined, “Let’s assure that parental involvement laws save the most babies possible.”  Written by Mary Spaulding Balch, JD, director of NRLC’s Department of State Legislation, it raised a very important question. Which is likely to save more unborn children: a …

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Let’s assure that parental involvement laws save the most babies possible

Questions have arisen over whether a parental consent law with the judicial bypass (which the U. S. Supreme Court requires in the case of consent) or a parental notice law with no judicial bypass is likely to save more children.  This was prompted by Texas Right to Life considering how to change Texas’ parental consent …

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