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"
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 …Continue reading "Ultrasound Law: “Pro-Women and Pro-Information”"
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 …Continue reading "Rhode Island RTL Holds Third Annual Pro-Life Oratory Contest"
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 …Continue reading "“Abortion is not a reversible procedure”"