Pro-life advocates gather for Statehouse rally

  By Jessica A. Botelho, Staff Reporter, Rhode Island Catholic PROVIDENCE — Less than a week after the 41st anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to legalize abortion in the Roe v. Wade case, the Rhode Island Right to Life Committee (RIRTL) held its annual statewide pro-life rally at the Statehouse in Providence. More …

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Rhode Island Right to Life and 28 Legislators Challenge Gov. Chafee’s Executive Order Establishing Health Benefits Exchange

By Dave Andrusko The Rhode Island State Right to Life Committee (RIRTL)–joined by 28 members of the Rhode Island General Assembly—is challenging Governor Lincoln Chafee’s attempt to bypass the General Assembly to create a Health Benefits Exchange. Chaffee’s September 19, 2011, executive order flies in the face of the will of the General Assembly and …

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“Abortion is not a reversible procedure”

Editor’s note. The following is excerpted from testimony delivered April 26 by Barth E. Barcy to the Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee on behalf of House Bill 5691—the Fetal Ultrasound Bill. Mr. Bracy is Executive Director of Rhode Island State Right to Life Committee. Honorable Chairperson and Members of the Judiciary Committee, Thank you for …

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