By Dave Andrusko On Saturday U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles issued an 34-page order blocking two provisions of North Carolina’s new abortion law which Republicans secured by overcoming a veto by pro-abortion Gov. Roy Cooper (D). The first was a requirement that surgical abortions that occur after 12 weeks be performed only in hospitals. That limitation was …Continue reading "Judge Eagles blocks two provisions in North Carolina’s new abortion law"
Editor’s note. This appeared in the August issue of National Right to Life News. Please share this story and the remainder of the 42-page edition with your pro-life family and friends. If you have comments, please sent them to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Editor’s note. The following is the testimony delivered July 24 to the Joint Committee …Continue reading "Mass Citizens for Life testifies that not only is bill attacking pregnancy resource centers in Massachusetts not justified, it is unconstitutional"
By Right to Life of Michigan The post-Roe era calls for bold, compassionate leadership on the issue of abortion. You may have heard some organizations or candidates promote a federal 15-week abortion ban as the path forward. Sadly, a federal 15-week ban offers almost no protection for the unborn, since about 95% of abortions happen in the first …Continue reading "A Federal 15-Week Ban on Abortion?"
By Dave Andrusko As she promised, pro-life Gov. Kim Reynolds on Friday asked the Iowa Supreme Court to lift the temporary injunction blocking the state from enforcing the 2023 Heartbeat Law. After being in effect for a just little over two days, Polk County District Judge Joseph Seidlin agreed with Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, the Emma Goldman Clinic, and the ACLU …Continue reading "Iowa’s pro-life Governor asks Iowa Supreme Court to lift block on Heartbeat Law"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative/PAC Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The pro-life movement in Pennsylvania and throughout the country has been quite clear: abortion harms women. That being the case, National Right to Life and the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation have been vocal about ensuring that women who have undergone the tragedy and trauma of abortion receive …Continue reading "Led by courageously pro-life lawmakers, Pennsylvania Senate not about to pass legislation pushed by the abortion industry and its allies in the state legislature "
FRANKFORT, Ky. —“Every life is worth protecting, and I will continue to be a voice for mothers, families, and unborn babies throughout our Commonwealth,” said Attorney General Daniel Cameron. “My office has spent the last year vigorously defending our state’s pro-life legislation at every level of the judicial system. Despite baseless legal challenges by abortion …Continue reading "Attorney General Cameron Highlights His Office’s Efforts to Protect Kentucky’s Pro-Life Laws post-Dobbs"
All four have already passed in the House By Dave Andrusko Having already passed the full Montana state House on votes of 67-33, four pro-life bills passed Tuesday in the Senate Judiciary Committee. The party-line vote was seven Republicans in favor, four Democrats opposed. The proposals now head to the full Senate. As NRL News …Continue reading "Montana Senate Judiciary Committee advances four pro-life bills to full Senate"
By Jennifer Popik, JD, Director, Federal Legislation Editor’s note. The following appears on page one of the April digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please share this story and all the great content of this 40-page issue with your pro-life family and friends. This past month has been incredibly busy on a number …Continue reading "Federal Legislative Update: Pro-lifers proposing protective legislation in both Houses of Congress"
By Dave Andrusko Ingrid Duran, NRLC’s talented director of State Legislation, is kind of to routinely take time out of her hectic schedule to continually keep me updated on what’s happening in the state legislatures. For example, North Carolina’s House will be voting on a Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act today. It has already passed …Continue reading "Movement in the states continues on NRLC priority legislation"
By Ingrid Duran, Director of State Legislation, National Right to Life Committee It seems like this legislative session has already lasted an eternity and yet we are only mid-March. While I typically like to report all of the strides that pro-life lawmakers are making everywhere, I want to start on a somber note and then …Continue reading "A Mid-March Update on State Legislation"
By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers in Illinois face a decidedly uphill battle in a state controlled by pro-abortion Democrats, but turned out by the hundreds this week to oppose “the most radical piece of abortion legislation that has ever been introduced in Illinois.” Organized by Effingham Area Right to Life, some 500 people packed the Effingham …Continue reading "Pro-lifers turn out to express strong opposition to “the most radical piece of abortion legislation that has ever been introduced in Illinois.”"
By Dave Andrusko It’s not exactly comparing notes, but I am always, always fascinating by our benighted opposition’s take on the lay of the land. Enter “New year brings altered landscape for abortion battle,” by Jessica Ravitz that appeared at CNN yesterday. And to her credit, Ravitz herded up the big pro-abortion hitters on a …Continue reading "Competing explanations for why states will continue to pass protective legislation"