By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers know we have to hold our breath every time we pass protective legislation. Almost inevitably, the laws are challenged. (See, for example, “Judge issues preliminary injunction against North Dakota pro-life law” and “Federal Judge extends hold on portion of Wisconsin pro-life law.”) But a key pro-life initiative—the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection …Continue reading "North Dakota’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act takes effect, pro-abortionists choose not to challenge law in court"
By Dave Andrusko Following a 30-minute hearing, East Central District Judge Wickham Corwin signed a preliminary injunction yesterday which temporarily blocks a law that requires abortionists to have hospital-admitting privileges within 30 miles of the abortion clinic. It is Judge Corwin’s latest attack on North Dakota pro-life laws. Two and a half-weeks ago, Corwin permanently …Continue reading "Judge issues preliminary injunction against North Dakota pro-life law"
By Dave Andrusko Given that he had telegraphed his intention in a three-day trial in April, it came as no surprise Monday when Judge Wickham Corwin unleashed a 58-page torrent of criticism in permanently enjoining a 2011 North Dakota law. Corwin had already granted an injunction preventing the law from taking effect . The law …Continue reading "Judge permanently enjoins North Dakota law, will address separate pro-life law July 31"
By Dave Andrusko Now that the Arkansas Senate has passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, once the differences between its version and the House’s version are ironed out, the measure will be on its way to the desk of Gov. Mike Beebe. The Senate’s overwhelming 25-7 vote Monday followed a 75-20 vote in the …Continue reading "Arkansas Senate passes Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, as does North Dakota Senate"
Editor’s note. We are reprinting this story from the February 2001 issue of National Right to Life News, as part of an ongoing series that we’ve been publishing in anticipation of next week’s 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. North Dakota pro-lifers saw their efforts and their prayers bear fruit in late January when the …Continue reading "Only one remains as abortion clinic closes doors in North Dakota"