Editor’s note. The following sad message was sent out Wednesday by Elizabeth Graham director, Texas Right to Life. Friend — I have devastating news. Yesterday, I sent you a message about Willie, a patient at a hospital in northwest Houston whose doctors decided that he should no longer have medical care despite the wishes of …Continue reading "Patient dies after hospital denies treatment, despite wishes of the family"
By John Seago, Legislative Director, Texas Right to Life On Monday, December 12th, the Obama Administration’s Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services refused to renew funding for Texas’ Women’s Health Program because of new state rules that disqualify abortion business affiliates from participation in the program. The Women’s Health Program was established in 2005 as …Continue reading "Obama administration jeopardizes women’s health due to Pro-Life rules"
Editor’s note. This “Inside report from Texas Right to Life’s Legislative Team stationed in the our Capital” was provided by Elizabeth Graham, and appeared on Texas RTL’s webpage. Just when you were joining Texas Right to Life in celebrating the success we orchestrated in removing $64 million of taxpayer funds from the abortion industry, the …Continue reading "Pro-Life Update from the Special Session of the Texas Legislature"
Editor’s note. This appeared today on the webpage of Texas Right to Life, National Right to Life’s state affiliate. This past summer I had the incredible opportunity, thanks to Texas Right to Life, to be one of the 11 young women from around the country who attended the National Right to Life Academy in Washington, …Continue reading "Scholarship recipient Sarah Ryan reflects on her time at National Right to Life Academy"
Editor’s note. The following is excerpted from an email sent out by Texas Right to Life, National Right to Life’s state affiliate Dear Friend of Life, Texas Right to Life worked for five years to pass the sonogram bill that guarantees that women can see their unborn child before an abortion. We succeeded and passed …Continue reading "New Texas Pro-Life Law Under Pro-Abortion Assault"
By Dave Andrusko U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks said Wednesday that he hopes to rule by September whether Texas’ new sonogram law should go into effect as scheduled. Signed in May by pro-life Gov. Rick Perry, the measure says that the abortion-vulnerable woman must be able to see an ultrasound at least 24 hours before …Continue reading "Judge Hears Arguments Over Texas’ New Sonogram Law"
By Dave Andrusko Although many states are wrapping up their legislative sessions, pro-lifers continue to win important victories and/or move legislation along. (See also “Legislation headed to Gov. Dayton following bipartisan approval in Minnesota House, Senate.”) In Texas, after a long, drawn-out series of negotiations, the state now has an ultrasound bill, thanks to votes …Continue reading "Texas Pro-Life Gov. Rick Perry Signs Ultrasound Bill"
Editor’s note. The following comes from Texas Right to Life. Because we would not back down, a new and improved version of the sonogram bill is headed to Governor Perry as early as this week! This new safeguard should save many unborn lives and protect women from ill-informed, life-changing abortion decisions. Thank Senator Dan Patrick …Continue reading "Sonogram Bill on way to Texas Governor Perry’s desk"
Texas Right to Life is proud to send a representative to National Right to Life’s Jane B. Thompson Oratory Contest every summer! Over the weekend, five high school students from across the state, each of whom had won first place in competitions held in their respective local areas, competed for the opportunity to represent Texas …Continue reading "Christina Hastings Wins Texas Right to Life Oratory Contest"