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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Supreme Court declines to review decision invalidating “Right to View” provision of North Carolina’s 2011 Ultrasound law

By Dave Andrusko In a one-sentence order, the Supreme Court today declined to hear an appeal of an appeals court decision that invalidated North Carolina’s ultrasound law. The provision, passed over the veto of the governor in 2011, requires that an ultrasound image of the unborn child be displayed at least four hours prior to …

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North Carolina Gov. McCrory signs bill to increase waiting period for abortion from 24 hours to 72 hours

Four states now have three-day reflection period By Dave Andrusko On Friday North Carolina joined Utah, Missouri, and South Dakota as states that provide for a three-day period of reflection before women finalize a life and death decision. Oklahoma’s identical waiting period goes into effect in November. As promised, Gov. Pat McCrory signed the measure …

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North Carolina bill to increase waiting period for abortion from 24 hours to 72 hours to go to Governor

By Dave Andrusko After a few procedural steps are completed, a bill enacting a 72-hour waiting period will reach the desk of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, who has said he will sign the bill into law. When McCrory does, North Carolina will join Utah, Missouri, and South Dakota as states that provide for a …

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North Carolina House passes bill to increase waiting period for an abortion from 24 hours to 72 hours

HB 465 moves to the Senate where it is expected to pass By Dave Andrusko A day after a passionate debate the North Carolina House of Representatives today increased the time women will have to reflect on whether to have an abortion from 24 hours to 72 hours. The vote was 74-25. HB 465 now …

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North Carolina asks Supreme Court to hear abortion ultrasound case

By Dave Andrusko On Monday North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper and Solicitor General, John F. Maddrey asked the Supreme Court to take up the decision of a three-judge panel of the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals striking down The “Right to View” provision of North Carolina’s 2011 “Woman’s Right to Know” law. Cooper, …

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In striking down North Carolina’s Ultrasound law, appeals court panel talks about everyone but the unborn child

  By Dave Andrusko On December 22, we wrote about the unanimous decision of a three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold a lower court judge’s decision striking down The “Right to View” provision of North Carolina’s 2011 “Woman’s Right to Know” law. Writing for the panel, Judge J. Harvey Wilkinson …

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