Louisiana RTL’s “Advertise for Life” Project’s New Website Launched

Louisiana Right to Life’s Advertise for Life project and its “A Difficult Choice” website first launched in 2011 to connect pregnant women with a local pregnancy resource center. This month, a new and improved ADifficultChoice.com went live, making it even easier for women to find the help they need. The redesigned ADifficultChoice.com puts the zip …

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Louisiana Right to Life Applauds State Legislature for Bipartisan Passage of Pro-Life Laws

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Right to Life is proud to herald the successful passage of a diverse package of life-protective laws this legislative session, including: HB 449, the first in the nation “Adoption Option Act,” will require abortion clinics to give women concrete information to make an adoption plan so that the mother is empowered …

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Despite Family’s Wishes, My Mother Chose Life

By Krista Corbello, Louisiana RTL Youth Programs Co-Director Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through September 6. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last five …

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Dismemberment Ban, Bill to Protect Unborn from Disability Discrimination Sail Through Louisiana House

Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that came from Louisiana Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. This afternoon, two key pro-life bills, part of Louisiana Right to Life’s Legislative Package, passed through the House floor in sweeping bi-partisan fashion. HB 1081, the Unborn Child Protection From Dismemberment Act authored by Rep. Mike Johnson …

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Louisiana Right to Life Responds to ad by Pro-Abortion Groups

DID YOU SEE OUR ADS IN THE ADVOCATE THIS WEEK? Editor’s note. This comes from Louisiana Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. A few weeks ago pro-abortion groups, including Catholics for Choice, UltraViolet and Planned Parenthood, signed on to an ad that ran in The Advocate [a newspaper] and The Shreveport Times urging Louisiana citizens …

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Louisiana State Rep. Whitney Files Bill to End Pre-Natal Discrimination

Louisiana Right to Life To Spearhead H.B. 701 with Rep. Whitney Editor’s note. The following comes from Louisiana Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. State Rep. Lenar Whitney (R-Houma) has filed H.B. 701, the Louisiana Pre-Natal Non-Discrimination Act (PRENDA), in the Louisiana Legislature, and it will be considered soon before the House Health and Welfare …

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NRLC President Tobias “proud and honored” to announce NRLC’s endorsement of Bill Cassidy for election to U.S. Senate

  Editor’s note. The following statement from NRLC President Carol Tobias was delivered today in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. I am proud and honored to be here today to announce the National Right to Life endorsement of Bill Cassidy for election to the United States Senate. For the past six years, Congressman Bill Cassidy has been …

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Students equipped to become pro-life leaders at Joshua Leadership Institute

  By Sandy Cunningham “The Joshua Leadership Institute has helped me realize that I can be part of the generation that brings an end to abortion. I can’t wait to put into practice what I learned here.” This was the testimony of a public high school student from Covington, one of the 40 high school …

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“Unsafe Abortion Protection Act” on its way to Louisiana Senate

  By Dave Andrusko Hats off to Louisiana Right to Life. On Wednesday the Louisiana Senate Health and Welfare Committee unanimously passed the Unsafe Abortion Protection Act, authored by state Representative Katrina Jackson. The legislation now moves on to the full Senate. The vote comes five weeks after the House overwhelmingly approved HB 388 by …

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Louisiana State Representative Katrina Jackson Files “Unsafe Abortion Protection Act”

  H.B. 388 Requires Abortionists to Have Admitting Privileges at Local Hospital Baton Rouge, LA – Yesterday afternoon, the Unsafe Abortion Protection Act (H.B.388), authored by Representative Katrina Jackson (D-Monroe), was filed in the Louisiana Legislature. The legislation proposes common sense regulations on the abortion industry to protect the lives and safety of pregnant women. …

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Louisiana Right to Life Offers Clarifications on Legislative Auditor’s Report

  Investigation of Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast Not Complete New Orleans, LA–In its report issued on February 19th, the Louisiana Legislative Auditor stated that he found no indication that Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast (PPGC) fraudulently billed Medicaid or recommended abortions in Louisiana. However, the Legislative Auditor report represents only one small part of an ongoing …

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2013 Legislative Round Up from Louisiana Right to Life

SB 90: Stricter Regulations on Abortion Industry Authored by Senator Fred Mills (R – Parks) Senate Bill 90 overwhelming passed through the Senate and the House of Representatives. SB 90 does the following: · Requires abortionists in Louisiana to be board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. This prevents other physicians, such as a foot or …

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