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"
Equally tight vote expected in the House on Thursday By Dave Andrusko Late last night, NRL News Today updated our story on the veto override vote in North Carolina. We were able to share the happy news that by the absolute narrowest of margins, the state Senate had voted to override the veto of Gov. …Continue reading "North Carolina Senate votes to override veto of Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act"
3/5ths needed to override veto of the “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act” By Dave Andrusko Editor’s update. This evening the North Carolina Senate voted to override the governor’s veto. The vote was exactly the number they needed: 30-20. The House will consider overriding the veto on May 2. This truly is a legislative session where …Continue reading "Veto override vote in N.C. Senate could come down to one vote"
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 …Continue reading "North Carolina Gov. vetoes “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act”"
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, …Continue reading "North Carolina legislature moving ahead on bill to protect abortion survivors"
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 …Continue reading "Raleigh Pregnancy Center to Open Shop Next to Abortion Biz this Fall"
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 …Continue reading "“The fix was in yet again”"
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 …Continue reading "North Carolina Right to Life celebrates the many great Election Night victories"
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 …Continue reading "City zoning staff in Raleigh, NC announces pro-life center can move next door to abortionist"