By Texas Right to Life This week, the Supreme Court of Texas (SCOTX) heard arguments in a case attempting to broaden exceptions to Texas’ strong Pro-Life laws in the Zurawski v. State of Texas lawsuit. Zurawski v. State of Texas alleges that the medical exemption in Texas’ Pro-Life laws, specifically in the Texas Heartbeat Act and Trigger Law, …Continue reading "Texas Supreme Court Hears Case Attempting to Broaden Exceptions to Texas’ Pro-Life Laws"
By Pattie Barrett, Texas Right to Life Big things can come in small packages. Such was the case recently in Hobbs, New Mexico, when a brave new mother in crisis pulled down on the handle of a special “box” at a fire station to place her newborn son. The baby box is a temperature-controlled incubator …Continue reading "Firefighters Save Newborn Just Months After Station Installs “Safe Haven Baby Box”"
By Dave Andrusko Since the very beginning, National Right to Life has supported and publicized the work of pregnancy help center which in the beginning were called crisis pregnancy centers. Their work is even more important since the club pro-abortionists used in an attempt to thwart the work of non-sectarian pro-life organizations such as NRLC …Continue reading "The Texas Heartbeat Act Has Already Saved Thousands of Lives"
By Dave Andrusko On Thursday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against Yelp after the company “violated Texas’s Deceptive Trade Practices Act by appending inaccurate and misleading language to listings on pregnancy resource centers appearing in the search results on Yelp’s app and website,” according to a press release from the AG’s office. …Continue reading "Texas Attorney General Paxton Sues Yelp alleging that it discriminated against Pregnancy Resource Centers"
By Texas Right to Life Salia Issa, a pregnant prison guard from Abilene, found herself in a devastating situation when she began experiencing pain during her shift in November 2021. Despite being seven months pregnant, Issa was denied leave to seek necessary medical care for two and a half hours. By the time Issa was …Continue reading "Texas Pregnant Prison Guard Denied Leave, Leading to the Stillbirth of Her Child"
By Samantha Farnsworth, Texas Right to Life Tragically, Texas has high rates of maternal mortality and morbidity. These maternal deaths are extremely heartbreaking and often preventable. In response, Texas formed a Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Review Committee in 2013 to try and remedy this problem. Since its inception, the Committee’s number one recommendation has been to provide …Continue reading "Texas Extends Postpartum Medicaid After COVID Rule Ends"
By Tierin-Rose Mandelburg Hey, they warned ya: “Don’t mess with Texas!” The Lonestar State just asked a federal judge to fine Planned Parenthood more than $1 billion after the baby-killing epicenter filed “millions” of fraudulent Medicaid claims. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against Planned Parenthood in 2022 to obtain at least $10 million in reimbursements …Continue reading "Texas Lawsuit Could Make Planned Parenthood Bankrupt"
By Samantha Farnsworth, Texas Right to Life The most important Pro-Life outcome of the Regular Session of the 88th Texas Legislature is House Bill 3162 by Representative Stephanie Klick (R – Fort Worth) reforming the anti-Life 10-Day Rule of the Texas Advance Directives Act (TADA). Texas Right to Life is one of few organizations advocating …Continue reading "The Anti-Life 10-Day Rule is Better, but Not Yet Completely "
By Ashlynn Lemos, Texas Right to Life A federal court in Texas dismissed a lawsuit from The Satanic Temple, which claimed the state’s Pro-Life laws violate its religious freedom. The judge called Satanists’ arguments “willfully inadequate and deficient.” As Texas passed more and more legislation protecting babies from abortion, The Satanic Temple (TST) took action to fight …Continue reading "Judge Dismisses Satanists’ Lawsuit that Claims Killing Babies is an Essential Religious Ritual"
By Texas Right to Life Just hours after a liberal Travis County judge issued a temporary injunction weakening Texas’ exception for abortion in cases of medical emergencies, the Texas Attorney General’s Office (OAG) appealed and halted the decision. The case in question, Zurawski v. Texas, is brought by the anti-Life group Center for Reproductive Rights on …Continue reading "Texas Attorney General Appeals Liberal Texas Judge’s Ruling, Maintaining Pro-Life Laws"
By Samantha Farnsworth, Texas Right to Life Earlier this year, Planned Parenthood released its infamous Annual Report for 2021-2022. Most of this report is just propaganda, used to elicit donations in lamenting their losses and celebrating their victories. But at the very end, they list out exactly how many of each “service” they rendered during the year, …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood Performed 1,200 Abortions Daily in 2021, According to its Latest Annual Report"
BY Ashlynn Lemos, Texas Right to Life At the age of 15, Sonia Betancourt became pregnant with her first child. Although she had always dreamed of attending UCLA to become a lawyer, she decided to put her future on hold to raise her daughter Stephanie, and soon later, son Miguel. However, Sonia never let her …Continue reading "Heartwarming Story: Mother at 15 Now Earns Doctorate From UCLA"