By Dave Andrusko A tweet from Gayle Goldin, the Senate Deputy Majority Whip, probably says everything from the pro-abortion point of view about last night’s 44-30 House vote in favor of the Reproductive Privacy Act, a radical pro-abortion bill in Rhode Island: My heart is exploding with joy. Thank you to my House colleagues, especially …Continue reading "R.I. House passes radically pro-abortion “Reproductive Privacy Act,” 44-30"
By Dave Andrusko Following 9-7 passage in the House Judiciary Committee, the full Rhode Island House of Representatives is scheduled to vote Thursday or Friday on a radical abortion bill very much like that passed in New York and turned back in Virginia. The vote was especially bitter in that House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello allowed …Continue reading "R.I. House Judiciary Committee narrowly passes radical abortion bill"
By Dave Andrusko Tuesday is “D” Day for a radical abortion bill which is scheduled to be heard in the Rhode Island House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee. As per usual, when the initial version ran into a storm of protest, meaningless “revisions” were trotted out which supporters of the abortion bill insisted met many pro-life …Continue reading "R.I. House Judiciary Committee to hear radical pro-abortion bill on Tuesday"
By Dave Andrusko A little over a week ago we reposted an Action Alert from Rhode Island Right to Life on impending legislative hearings on two “New York style abortion bills”– H 5125 and H 5127. According to legal experts consulted by NRLC’s state affiliate Both H 5127 and H 5125 would: Eliminate any constitutional …Continue reading "Pro-abortion R.I. Gov. lobbies for abortion on demand bill"
A total of 2,381 bills were filed during the 2018 session of the Rhode Island General Assembly, 1366 in the House and 1015 in the Senate, all of which we have reviewed. Over a dozen of these bills related directly to life issues (i.e., abortion, euthanasia, and conscience rights), while dozens more had potential indirect …Continue reading "A Legislative Update from Rhode Island Right to Life"
Click here to email your state Senator now. The Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing on Planned Parenthood’s EXTREME abortion bill (2018 – S2163) for Thursday, May 31. The bill is scheduled for hearing only, and we do not anticipate movement on the bill this late in the session. It is however …Continue reading "Action Alert from Rhode Island Right to Life"
By Rhode Island Right to Life Thank you to all of you who responded to our action alert and, especially, to the many who showed up yesterday at the State House. We easily outnumbered the Planned Parenthood crowd by 3 to 1, or even more. The hearings finally ended at around 1:30 a.m. Planned Parenthood’s …Continue reading "Massive pro-life turnout in R.I. for hearing on radical abortion measure"
Editor’s note. This Action Alert was distributed by Rhode Island Right to Life [www.rirtl.org]. The radical abortion caucus at the State House has again filed Planned Parenthood’s signature abortion bill in both the Senate (2018 – S2163) and the House (2018 – H7340). As we anticipated, they have made cosmetic alterations attempting to conceal the …Continue reading "Extreme abortion bill filed again in Rhode Island General Assembly – URGENT"
Editor’s note. This is the testimony from Nancy Elliott, a former three-term state representative from New Hampshire and a member of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition- International team. Nancy was given two minutes to testify in Rhode Island. Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia opens a huge avenue for elder abuse, from gentle coercion from medical personal to …Continue reading "Former State Rep. testifies against Rhode Island Assisted Suicide bill"
Editor’s note. The following Action Alert comes from Rhode Island Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. For over two decades, the abortion industry has been attempting to expand access to abortion — and increase their profit margin — by proposing laws empowering Physician Assistants to perform abortions. Bills have been filed this year in both …Continue reading "“No” to physician assistants performing abortions in R.I."
By Dave Andrusko Rhode Islander Gov. Lincoln Chafee has vetoed a bill that allowed license plates to be produced that say “Choose Life.” Twenty nine states have such specialty plates which often feature a child’s image. Chaffee, a Democrat, cited “separation of church and state” in his veto message. Half of each plate’s $40 issuance …Continue reading "RI Governor Lincoln Chafee Vetoes “Choose life” license plate"
Editor’s note. The following was sent out today by Rhode Island State Right to Life On July 2, the R.I. General Assembly passed legislation authorizing the DMV to make Choose Life license plates available in Rhode Island. The bill now sits with Governor Chafee awaiting his signature. Planned Parenthood and their allies are asking Chafee …Continue reading "Ask Rhode Island Gov. Chafee to sign Choose Life plate & Legislative Wrap-Up"