By North Carolina Right to Life US District Judge Katherine Eagles has granted a preliminary injunction blocking two important provisions in The Care for Women, Children and Families Act. NCRTL sees this as another tragic reminder of how the abortion lobby ignores both the life of the unborn child and the lives of women. Firstly, Judge Eagles has …Continue reading "Attacks on SB 20 continue as US District Judge places injunctions on two key pro-life provisions"
By Dave Andrusko Good news out of North Carolina, proving yet again that elections do matter: when pro-lifers advance in numbers, the incidence of abortion goes down. Rachel Crumpler, reporting on Friday, wrote The number of abortions provided in North Carolina has dropped significantly after the implementation of increased restrictions in the state on July 1, according …Continue reading "New law in North Carolina leads to sharp drop in the number of abortions"
By Dave Andrusko Noah Benjamin Bliss, 22 and the recent father of twins, was arrested at WakeMed in Raleigh, North Carolina on charges of first-degree murder of Gunner Bliss, his three-week-old son. “He also faces charges of intentional child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury in the incident, which occurred on Oct. 6,” according to WRAL reporter Chelsea …Continue reading "Father in jail on charges of first-degree murder in death of three-week-old son"
By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday we posted a story about a huge 31% drop in abortion in North Carolina between June and the end of July 2023. We based that on a study by the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute which found that the decrease started after the state’s new law placing restrictions on abortion including a 12-week …Continue reading "Another favorable look at the impact of pro-life legislation in North Carolina"
By Dave Andrusko According to a report from the Guttmacher Institute, formerly the in-house think-tank for Planned Parenthood, abortions in North Carolina fell by more than 30% after the state’s new law placing restrictions on abortion including a 12-week limitation on when abortions may be performed, took effect. This compares with a 7% decline nationally, according …Continue reading "Abortions in North Carolina drop by more than 30% when protective limitations took effect in July"
By Gayle Irwin The community of Laurinburg, N.C., will soon welcome a new pregnancy resource center, and its executive director will bring to her position her experiences as a doula and a woman facing an unplanned pregnancy. Myquel Demarta Wheat began her job as executive director of Vita Choices Pregnancy Center in early July and …Continue reading "New pregnancy resource center director eager for “compassionate interaction” with clients"
By North Carolina Right to Life (NCRTL) US District Judge Katherine Eagles has granted a preliminary injunction blocking two important provisions in The Care for Women, Children and Families Act. NCRTL sees this as another tragic reminder of how the abortion lobby ignores both the life of the unborn child and the lives of women. Firstly, Judge Eagles …Continue reading "Attacks on SB 20 continue as US District Judge places injunctions on two key provisions"
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"
WASHINGTON – National Right to Life congratulates pro-life Congressmen-elect Dan Bishop and Greg Murphy for winning the September 10, 2019 U.S. House of Representatives special elections in North Carolina. “National Right to Life is pleased that North Carolina voters elected Dan Bishop and Greg Murphy, reflecting their pro-life values,” said Carol Tobias, National Right to …Continue reading "Wins in North Carolina special elections bode well for 2020"
By Karen Cross Tuesday night produced a strong pro-life candidate to compete in a special election to be held in September in North Carolina. Dr. Greg Murphy prevailed in a runoff to fill North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District seat, following the death of Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. in February. Dr. Murphy carried 60% of …Continue reading "Strong pro-life candidate wins runoff in North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District"
By Dave Andrusko In spite of a valiant effort, pro-lifers in North Carolina came up short of overriding Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of a bill to protect abortion survivors. In April the Senate voted to override Cooper’s veto of Senate Bill 359. Alas, on Wednesday, the House failed to muster the three-fifths majority. The final …Continue reading "House Republicans unable to override North Carolina pro-abortion Gov. Cooper’s veto of “born alive” legislation."
WASHINGTON – National Right to Life has endorsed pro-life state Senator Dan Bishop in the September 10, 2019, U.S. House of Representatives special election to represent the ninth congressional district of North Carolina. “National Right to Life is pleased to endorse Dan Bishop, whose position on life reflects the values of North Carolina’s voters,” said …Continue reading "National Right to Life Endorses Dan Bishop in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District"