By Dave Andrusko A three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals today unanimously upheld a lower court judge’s decision striking down The “Right to View” provision of North Carolina’s 2011 “Woman’s Right to Know” law. That provision requires that an ultrasound image of the unborn child be displayed at least four hours …Continue reading "Federal appeals court panel upholds lower court decision striking down North Carolina’s ultrasound law"
By Andrew Bair One of the most remarkable pro-life upsets in the 2014 elections was the victory by Thom Tillis, the Speaker of the North Carolina House, over pro-abortion Sen. Kay Hagan. Even in the final days of the campaign, polling showed Sen. Hagan with a slight advantage. Yet, with 100% of precincts reporting, …Continue reading "Pro-lifers instrumental in Tillis victory over pro-abortion North Carolina Sen. Hagan"
By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers are nothing, if not patient. The last time we wrote about the “Right to View” provision of North Carolina’s “Woman’s Right to Know” law North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper had just said the state would appeal U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles’ January 17 decision to issue a permanent injunction. …Continue reading "Appeals Court to hear challenge to North Carolina’s ultrasound law"
By Andrew Bair Early voting kicked off today in North Carolina, the site of one of the nation’s most competitive U.S. Senate races. In the Tar Heel State, there is a clear contrast between the Senate candidates on abortion. Incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan has a 0% rating from the National Right to Life Committee. …Continue reading "Early voting begins in North Carolina today, Senate race extremely close between Tillis and Hagan"
By Andrew Bair The polls are all over the place in North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race. The latest NYT/CBS/YouGov poll has pro-life Thom Tillis, Republican Speaker of the North Carolina House, up two points over incumbent pro-abortion incumbent Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan. However the current Real Clear Politics average has Tillis up by just …Continue reading "On the ground in NC: Voters reject Obama-Hagan abortion agenda"
GREENSBORO, NC – North Carolina Right to Life, the state’s oldest and largest single issue pro-life organization, proudly endorses North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis for the U.S. Senate. With its endorsement, North Carolina Right to Life points to Rep. Tillis’ outstanding pro-life leadership as Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives. “Thom …Continue reading "North Carolina Right to Life Proudly Endorses Thom Tillis for U.S. Senate"
By Dave Andrusko On Friday Republican leaders in the North Carolina legislature petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit that barred the state from issuing “Choose Life” license plates. Attorneys for Thom Tillis, speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives, and …Continue reading "North Carolina Legislative Leaders ask Supreme Court to review decision barring production of “Choose Life” license plates"
Thom Tillis’ pro-life stance is an asset in general election WASHINGTON – A new poll conducted by The Polling Company/WomanTrend for National Right to Life indicates that pro-abortion Sen. Kay Hagan’s abortion position is out of touch with voters. By an overwhelming 55%-35% margin, voters chose a hypothetical pro-life candidate whose views match those …Continue reading "New Poll: Hagan Abortion Position out of Touch with Voters"
By Andrew Bair Early voting has begun in the North Carolina primary election. Pro-abortion Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) is facing dismal approval numbers with recent polling showing only one-third of North Carolinians look favorably upon her job performance. The same poll shows Obamacare, a law for which Hagan voted and defends, is also underwater …Continue reading "NRL Endorses House Speaker Thom Tillis, early voting in North Carolina has begun"
Tillis is “the best candidate to defeat pro-abortion Kay Hagan” in November WASHINGTON – National Right to Life, the nation’s oldest and largest pro-life organization, today endorsed North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis in both the Republican primary and general elections for the U.S. Senate. In issuing the endorsement, National Right to Life praised …Continue reading "National Right to Life: Elect Thom Tillis to the U.S. Senate"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research We have discussed clinic regulations and their role in abortion clinic closings as recently as last week. Two days ago, we posted about Femcare, an abortion clinic in Asheville, North Carolina, that is shifting its abortion services to a new Planned Parenthood clinic …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood to Comply with North Carolina Clinic Regs, Keep Performing Abortions"
By Dave Andrusko No sooner were residents learning that the building which houses Femcare, Asheville North Carolina’s only abortion clinic, was up for sale, than Femcare announced that it planned to shift its abortion services to a new Planned Parenthood clinic scheduled to open in the summer. “Recognizing the political challenges in today’s environment, …Continue reading "North Carolina abortion clinic to “shift its services” to new Planned Parenthood clinic scheduled to open in Asheville, had lost license for multiple infractions"