Delta Abortion Facility Continues to Put Women at Risk By Benjamin Clapper, Executive Director, Louisiana Right to Life The abortion industry loves to say that abortion is safe. Of course, they ignore the baby. Abortion is violent for the baby. But this spring, we again saw that abortion, and especially the facilities that sell it, …Continue reading "Safety ‘Too Expensive?’"
Amendment Will Be on November 2020 Ballot Wednesday afternoon, the Louisiana Senate and Louisiana House of Representatives gave final approval to HB 425, the Love Life Amendment, by accepting the conference committee report. Among the conference committee report changes include placing the constitutional amendment on the Nov. 3, 2020 ballot instead of the Oct. 12, …Continue reading "Louisiana’s Love Life Amendment Wins Final Approval"
BATON ROUGE – On Thursday, Governor John Bel Edwards signed into law SB 184, a bill to protect unborn babies after a fetal heartbeat is detected. The law will be effective on the outcome of a federal court case centered on a similar law in Mississippi. “We thank Governor Edwards for signing the Heartbeat bill …Continue reading "Louisiana Governor Edwards Signs Heartbeat Bill"
BATON ROUGE – On Tuesday, the Louisiana Senate passed HB 425, the Love Life Amendment, authored by Rep. Katrina Jackson (D-Monroe) and carried on the Senate floor by Senator Beth Mizell (R-Franklinton). It now heads to the House for concurrence. HB 425, the Love Life Amendment to the Louisiana Constitution, passed the Louisiana Senate by …Continue reading "Louisiana Senate Passes Love Life Amendment"
HB 425 Moves Forward By 31-4 Margin By Benjamin Clapper, Executive Director, Louisiana Right to Life The Senate JUST passed the Love Life Amendment by a 31-4 margin! We are one step closer to a vote on the October 12 ballot! Thank you for all your petition signatures and emails to your Senators. They heard …Continue reading "Love Amendment Passes La. Senate!"
By Nicholas Fondacaro There were apparently still a few Democrats that refused to promote the barbaric act of abortion. During their Monday evening newscasts, ABC’s World News Tonight and NBC Nightly News seemed irritated that Democrats in the state of Louisiana were set to enact their own heartbeat law, effectively keeping up momentum for the …Continue reading "ABC, NBC Upset Louisiana Democrats Helping to Enact Pro-Life Law"
Editor’s note. According to today’s Times Picayune, the Love Amendment is set to go the Senate today. The Love Life Amendment, HB 425, authored by Rep. Katrina Jackson, is headed to the Louisiana Senate and should be voted on soon after the Louisiana Senate Judiciary A Committee approved it on May 7. The bill passed …Continue reading "Louisiana Senate to Consider Love Life Amendment"
BATON ROUGE – On Wednesday, the Louisiana Senate voted down SCR 2, the ratification of the 1972 Equal Rights Amendment, by a margin of 9-26. “Louisiana Right to Life commends the Louisiana Senate for voting against the ratification of the 1972 Equal Rights Amendment (ERA),” Benjamin Clapper, Executive Director of Louisiana Right to Life, said …Continue reading "Louisiana Senate Votes Against 1972 ERA"
Would ensure there is no right to abortion in state constitution BATON ROUGE – On Tuesday, the Louisiana Senate Judiciary A Committee approved HB 425, the Love Life Amendment, authored by Rep. Katrina Jackson. “We commend the members of the Senate Judiciary A Committee for moving HB 425, the Love Life Amendment, forward to the …Continue reading "Louisiana Senate Judiciary A Committee Approves Love Life Amendment"
By Louisiana Right to Life BATON ROUGE – HB 484, authored by Rep. Raymond Crews (R-Bossier), will be considered before the Louisiana House Health and Welfare Committee today. HB 484 extends the responsibility of retaining medical records beyond the abortion physician to the outpatient abortion facility owner. This legislation has been brought by Rep. Crews …Continue reading "Bill Filed After Abortion Records Destroyed"
Petitions Needed by April 23! By Benjamin Clapper, Louisiana Right to Life Big news! Louisiana State Rep. Katrina Jackson has introduced the Love Life Amendment to the Louisiana Constitution! Watch the one-minute video announcing the effort. The Louisiana Legislature begins its session today. We will need to pass the amendment by a 2/3 margin in …Continue reading "Pro-Life “Love Life Amendment” to Louisiana Constitution Introduced!"
‘Love Life Amendment’ Ensures No State Right to Abortion BATON ROUGE – State Rep. Katrina Jackson (D-Monroe) has filed HB 425, the Love Life Constitutional Amendment to the Louisiana Constitution. The Love Life Amendment would ensure that no right to abortion or the taxpayer funding of abortion can be found in the Louisiana Constitution. The …Continue reading "Pro-Life Constitutional Amendment Introduced in La. Legislature"