By Dave Andrusko An Action Alert sent out by North Carolina Right to Life is urging pro-lifers to immediately contact Republican state Senators to vote for the House-passed SB 353. Two weeks ago, the House Judiciary Committee voted to roll all the pro-life provisions of HB 695 (passed by the State Senate) into SB 353. …Continue reading "Time running out for North Carolina Senate to concur with House-passed pro-life measure"
By Dave Andrusko WRAL News is reporting today that a half-dozen pro-abortion groups, including Planned Parenthood, will challenge North Carolina’s recently passed Women’s Right to Know Act. HB854 has already overcome one hurtle, a veto by Gov. Beverly Perdue. On consecutive days last week, first the House overrode Perdue’s veto of the informed consent law …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood, Others Set to Challenge North Carolina’s Women’s Right to Know Act"
WASHINGTON – By a vote of 29-20, the North Carolina Senate today joined with the state’s House of Representatives to override Governor Beverly Perdue’s June 27 veto of the Women’s Right to Know bill. The vote comes one day after the North Carolina House voted 72-47 to override Perdue’s veto of the informed consent law. …Continue reading "NORTH CAROLINA LEGISLATURE TO ABORTION INDUSTRY: ‘ENOUGH IS ENOUGH’"
By Dave Andrusko When the North Carolina Senate overrode Gov. Beverly Perdue’s veto of The Woman’s Right to Know Act this morning, it was proof-positive that every vote counts. In North Carolina, a 3/5ths vote is required to override a veto—29 votes in the Senate. The vote was 29 to 20.Continue reading "Pro-Life Victories Continue as North Carolina Legislature Overrides Gov. Perdue’s Veto of Informed Consent Legislation"
By Dave Andrusko Just as we were about to post National Right to Life News Today for Tuesday, word arrived that by a single vote, the North Carolina House of Representatives had overridden Governor Beverly Perdue’s June 27th veto of the Woman’s Right to Know Act (H854). A three-fifths vote was required—and it was secured …Continue reading "North Carolina House Overrides Governor’s Veto; Veto Override Vote Expected Soon in Senate"
Greensboro, North Carolina—On April 29, Governor Beverly Perdue signed into law the Unborn Victims of Violence Act / Ethen’s Law. The bill passed both the State House and Senate along party lines, with a vote of 45-4 in the Senate and vote of 78-39 to concur in the House. The law becomes effective December 1.Continue reading "Newly Enacted North Carolina Law Recognizes Unborn Child as a Second Victim"