Action Alert 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 …

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Massive pro-life turnout in R.I. for hearing on radical abortion measure

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 …

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Extreme abortion bill filed again in Rhode Island General Assembly – URGENT

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 …

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Former State Rep. testifies against Rhode Island Assisted Suicide bill

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 …

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“No” to physician assistants performing abortions in R.I.

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 …

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RI Governor Lincoln Chafee Vetoes “Choose life” license plate

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 …

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Ask Rhode Island Gov. Chafee to sign Choose Life plate & Legislative Wrap-Up

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 …

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Ultrasound Law: “Pro-Women and Pro-Information”

Editor’s note. The following is a speech delivered yesterday on the floor of the Rhode Island House of Representatives by state Representative Karen L. MacBeth (D-Cumberland) in response to Nicholas D. Kristof’s recent op-ed in the New York Times. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I rise today on a point of personal privilege. The New York Times reporter Nicholas …

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Rhode Island RTL Holds Third Annual Pro-Life Oratory Contest

By Nichole L. Nelson Saturday, May 7, in Providence, Rhode Island saw clouds, rain and even hail – but the sun was shining again before sunset. Everyone gathered inside the new CareNet-RI building for the Rhode Island Right to Life Dr. Mildred Jefferson Memorial High School Pro-Life Oratory Contest seemed enthusiastic that although the overall …

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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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