North Carolina Gov. vetoes “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act”

By Dave Andrusko It was universally expected but disappointing nonetheless. Two days after Senate Bill 359 reached his desk, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper today vetoed a bill that would do no more than require the same treatment to an abortion survivor as would be given to any other newborn of a similar age. SB …

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North Carolina legislature moving ahead on bill to protect abortion survivors

By Dave Andrusko As I started to write this post about legislation in North Carolina, I ran across a story at the pro-abortion site rewire.com. It was written by the same woman who openly questioned whether a newborn at 30 days qualifies as a legal “person.” Naturally Calla Hales insisted she was a misunderstood victim, …

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Raleigh Pregnancy Center to Open Shop Next to Abortion Biz this Fall

By Jay Hobbs At the end of 2015, Tonya Baker Nelson’s pregnancy help organization, Hand of Hope, bought a house right next door to an abortion clinic in Raleigh, N.C., hoping to give every woman resorting to abortion just one more chance to choose life for her child. Pending the city’s granting of an occupancy …

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“The fix was in yet again”

City Board Rules Pregnancy Center Can’t Move Next to Abortion Biz By Jay Hobbs Tonya Baker Nelson knew she was getting into a fight last January when her pro-life pregnancy help medical clinic purchased land right next door to an abortion provider in Raleigh, N.C. And it’s clear the battle is going at least one …

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North Carolina Right to Life celebrates the many great Election Night victories

Because North Carolina is one of the key swing states, determining who wins or loses the Presidency and affects the balance of power in the Congress, there was intense focus this election cycle on the Tar Heel state. When the news media called North Carolina for the pro-life presidential ticket of Donald Trump and Mike …

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City zoning staff in Raleigh, NC announces pro-life center can move next door to abortionist

By Jay Hobbs Common sense prevailed in Raleigh, North Carolina, Tuesday, when the city’s zoning staff announced it would allow a life-affirming pregnancy center to move next door to an abortion clinic, bringing a five-month battle over the use of its own land to a conclusion. Hand of Hope Pregnancy Resource Center had purchased property …

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North Carolina Senate: Vote for Richard Burr

Deborah Ross wants you to pay for abortions. By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director In North Carolina, pro-life Senator Richard Burr (R) is being challenged by radical pro-abortion former state legislator Deborah Ross (D). Deborah Ross, a candidate supported by the extreme pro-abortion group EMILY’s List, supports a policy of abortion on …

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National Right to Life Celebrates Holding Victory over Ellmers

WASHINGTON – National Right to Life hailed pro-life Rep. George Holding’s victory Tuesday over pro-life traitor Renee Ellmers in North Carolina’s 2nd congressional district primary. Rep. Holding, who was endorsed by National Right to Life in March, was in the contest with Ellmers due to a redrawing of district lines resulting from a federal lawsuit. …

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‘Your Choice’ Pro-Life Clinic Going Toe-to-Toe with Big Abortion in Raleigh

By Jay Hobbs When they closed on a house right next door to a local abortion clinic in Raleigh, N.C., back in January, the leadership at Your Choices Pregnancy Clinic had only one prayer: “We asked the Lord, ‘If you don’t want us to do this, then slam the door completely shut,’” Tonya Baker Nelson, …

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Move by Pregnancy Help Center angers local abortion clinic

A Hand of Hope Pregnancy Resource Center wants to move next door to A Preferred Women’s Health Center By Dave Andrusko What would “worry” an abortion clinic? Dirty instruments? Ill-informed women whom they speed-walk through the abortion “procedure”? Unannounced visits by state health officials? Requirements that when there is a botched abortion, the abortionist have …

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Appeals Court reverses course, allows North Carolina’s “Choose Life” license plate to go forward

By Dave Andrusko It was a long, long time in the making, but North Carolina finally will be able to issue a “Choose Life” specialty license plate. The decision by the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the holdings of a prior decision it had rendered on the issue. In 2014, it upheld a …

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New requirement helps assure abortionists are complying with North Carolina abortion law

By Dave Andrusko Beginning last Friday, as part of a law passed last June, abortion clinics must now send the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services records for abortions performed after the 16th week of pregnancy, including measurements and ultrasound images of unborn babies. Interestingly, in his story on the requirement for the …

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