By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research For years, whenever pro-life legislation was discussed or passed, advocates of abortion told us it was a waste of time. They said that women would get abortions anyway, crossing state lines or taking matters into their own hands. Now a prominent abortion researcher and …Continue reading "Noted abortion researcher admits pro-life laws stop abortions"
By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers in Indiana are applauding the decision by Attorney General Curtis Hill to ask the Supreme Court to review and reverse a lower decision overturning the state’s law banning abortion for the sole reasons of the child’s race, sex, national origin or a potential disability such as Down syndrome. In addition, the …Continue reading "AG Hill files powerful brief defending Indiana’s pro-life laws"
By Dave Andrusko It’s perfectly understandable, I know because it happens to me all the time. Laws are passed with a “date effective” attached to them and we might not remember when that day actually comes and our pro-life efforts have officially borne proof. Writing for Capitol Media Services, Howard Fischer posted a story about …Continue reading "Two new pro-life laws taking effect in Arizona"
By Dave Andrusko Back at the end of July, NRL News Today reported on an order handed down by activist U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker blocking four pro-life Arkansas laws. The most prominent is Arkansas’s Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act [Act 45] which bans the grotesque practice of dismemberment abortions Over the weekend …Continue reading "Arkansas AG appeals decision preliminary enjoining four pro-life laws"
By Dave Andrusko The encouraging lead sentence from Jack Brammer of the Lexington Herald-Leader read “Kentucky could have two new laws that restrict abortions in effect by this weekend.” Brammer was referencing SB5, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, and House Bill 2, the requirement that abortionists make the results of an ultrasound available to …Continue reading "Kentucky could have two more pro-life laws by this weekend"
Judge Thompson preliminarily enjoins two Alabama laws By Dave Andrusko To say that the courtroom of U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson is openly hostile to pro-life legislation almost goes without saying. He is forever and a day (and at extraordinarily length) excoriating pro-life legislation (admitting privileges, redirecting PPFA funding, and the like). Today in another …Continue reading "Federal judge continues pattern of blocking pro-life laws"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through September 6. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last five months. This first ran June …Continue reading "Supreme Court decision will not deter passage of pro-life laws across the nation"
By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life The periodic complaint/report on money spent to defend pro-life laws in Kansas was posted by the Associated Press Tuesday, part of the continuing mainstream media’s ‘framing’ that there are too many new pro-life laws with big legal price tags. The first story was headed, “$1.2 million paid in …Continue reading "Media recycles pro-abortion complaint it costs too much to defend so many pro-life laws"
The election of pro-life candidates leads to pro-life laws proven to reduce abortions Editor’s note. This comes from Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life, NRLC’s state affiliates, but the principles it outlines apply across the board. Be sure to vote Tuesday. Some people believe that the election of pro-life candidates to public office does nothing …Continue reading "How pro-life laws save lives"
By Dave Andrusko The headline for the National Journal piece, dated Sunday, is “Why Abortion-Rights Activists Should Fear the Supreme Court.” The longer, more detailed subhead read, “A high-court ruling is seen as a likely last-ditch effort to stop sweeping antiabortion legislation passed in Texas and other states. But counting on a win is …Continue reading "Protective pro-life laws an “undue burden” only on the abortion industry’s bottom line"
By Kathy Ostrowski,legislative director, Kansans for Life Monday’s national abortion story was the periodic report/complaint about the high legal expenses the state of Kansas has incurred in defending the constitutionality of four pro-life laws. Under the title, “Kansas Abortion Lawsuits Cost $913K,” AP’s John Hanna writes, “Kansas has paid more than $913,000 to two private …Continue reading "Court defense for Kansas pro-life laws expensive? That’s because pro-abortionists challenge nearly every law!"
By Matthew Hoffman Editor’s note. This appeared at lifesitenews.com. Apologies for missing this important victory until now. MEXICO CITY – The Supreme Court of Justice of Mexico yesterday [May 2] rejected two lawsuits filed by state municipalities seeking to overturn constitutional amendments in their states protecting the right to life from conception, offering a surprise …Continue reading "Turn-around victory: Mexican Supreme Court upholds state pro-life laws"