A New York Times story that gets it largely right about the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

By Dave Andrusko Last night I read the early online version of the story that appeared in the print edition of the New York Times today: “Theory on Pain Is Driving Rules for Abortions,” by Erik Eckholm. I always try to give The Times its due when they write a more-or-less balanced story, in this …

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On second thought maybe HB 2 isn’t so bad after all

By Dave Andrusko The earthquake (or so it seemed) that rocked Austin, Texas, already has been followed by a series of aftershocks. Here are just a few. HB 2, the very epitome of a commonsense bill in the post-Kermit Gosnell era, has been denounced in furious terms, although nothing could likely outdo the ominous, threatening …

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The Crucial Role of NRLC’s State Legislative Department

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Access any information outlet that touches on abortion and you will read just how aggressive the Movement has been this legislative cycle. Most of the proposals for state laws are shaped by National Right to Life’s Department of State Legislation. This article from the March 15, 1999, edition of National …

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Multi-provisional pro-life bill heads to North Carolina Senate

By Dave Andrusko By a 74-41 margin, the North Carolina House of Representatives has voted for a bill with multiple pro-life provisions that would save the lives of unborn children from abortion by banning sex selection abortions, opting out of abortion coverage in the federal health exchanges and in city and county employee health plans, …

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Victories for Babies and Protection for Their Mother’s! Missouri’s HB 400 Will Become Law!

During the 2013 Legislative Session, the Missouri Senate and House took up and passed a ban on web-cam abortions. As he did on the 2010 & 2011 pro-life legislation, the Governor has allowed this important legislation to become law. Per the Missouri Constitution, Governor Nixon’s decision to neither veto nor sign HB 400 is a …

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Another bogus pro-abortion analysis of the reasons why there is so much pro-life legislation

By Dave Andrusko I actually enjoy reading writers such as Michelle Goldberg, a pro-abortion writer for The Daily Beast. Why? Because their arguments—tedious as they are—are so revealing and so often lead to a conclusion directly opposite from the one they are striving to persuade you to accept. Take today’s contribution from Goldberg—“The GOP’s Abortion …

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2013 Legislative Round Up from Louisiana Right to Life

SB 90: Stricter Regulations on Abortion Industry Authored by Senator Fred Mills (R – Parks) Senate Bill 90 overwhelming passed through the Senate and the House of Representatives. SB 90 does the following: · Requires abortionists in Louisiana to be board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. This prevents other physicians, such as a foot or …

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The kinds of laws that will lead to overturning Roe v. Wade

By Dave Andrusko “Opponents of choice will not let up until Roe v. Wade is overturned.” — From “The latest strike at abortion rights,” an editorial that appeared today in the New Jersey Star-Ledger. Well….ah…. yeah, that’s exactly how pro-lifers feel. That’s what motivates us in good days and especially in bad. Pro-Lifers will not …

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2013 promises to be productive year for the cause of unborn children

By Dave Andrusko “The November elections left Republicans in control of both legislative chambers in 26 states and with new majorities in Wisconsin, Arkansas and Alaska. That’s emboldened abortion opponents to continue the momentum of the past two years…” — From a story that ran Wednesday in Bloomberg News. As we’ve reported in NRL News …

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New reporting requirements make Arizona abortion numbers appear higher but closer analysis shows drop after new laws

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL-ETF Director of Education & Research When Jan Brewer took over the Arizona governor’s office in 2009 after the ascension of Janet Napolitano to the Obama cabinet as Secretary for Homeland Security, it was a chance for a lot of backed up pro-life legislation to finally see the light of …

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Who Really Cares About Women?

        By Carol Tobias, President National Right to Life Who really cares about women? The so-called “war on women”, launched by President Obama and his supporters, is nothing more than a rhetorical smokescreen and political ploy designed to get women to re-elect Obama and his pro-abortion allies. In reality, it is a …

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