By Dave Andrusko Very good and very bad news, on the same day. On Friday, the full 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to hear an appeal for a rehearing of a decision made in April in which a split three-judge panel upheld H.B. 2, Kentucky’s ultrasound law. As we reported at the time, …Continue reading "Big win for ultrasound law, temporary setback for ban on dismemberment abortions"
By Dave Andrusko More than most, pro-lifers are keenly aware of the power of words. We operate in the specific and the humane. Our opposite numbers retreat to the vague and the inhumane. The classic example of the hazy and the uncustomary—“fetus”—is no accident. When accepted, it allows pro-abortionists to evade the power of the …Continue reading "‘Aaaaahhh I see what she means’: The incredible power of ultrasounds"
By Kelli The Times of Israel reports that a new “handheld ultrasound device” is in its finishing stages. It will “allow pregnant women to check on the health of their baby” by connecting to a smartphone. Created by PulseNmore LTD, this device is really designed to provide peace of mind to expectant mothers, as it …Continue reading "Amazing: New ultrasound device lets moms see their babies using smartphones"
Rhode Island Right to Life’s 2019 Ancora Ultrasound Fundraising Banquet is less than two weeks away. Please visit the event registration page if you can attend or donate. Please also spread the word, invite friends, or even be a table captain. With your help, we can get Rhode Island’s only Mobile Ultrasound Pregnancy Center back …Continue reading "Register Now 4 Ancora Banquet. Help get Rhode Island’s only Mobile Ultrasound Pregnancy Center back out on the road"
By Katie Franklin After New York shocked the country with its egregious law expanding late-term abortion this January, Focus on the Family decided to act, bringing the value and dignity of human life back to the forefront of the discussion. To do so, the pro-life, conservative group organized a 12-week campaign, called “See Life Clearly,” …Continue reading "Pro-life Group to Broadcast Live, 4-D Ultrasound in Times Square This Saturday"
Providing ultrasound images and making fetal heartbeat audible is Constitutional By Arthur Goldberg Share on Twitter forward by email Print Subscribe Editor’s note. This is adapted from a post that originally appeared at Mercatornet. The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, in EMW Women’s Surgical Ctr. vs. Beshear et. al, recently decided that a statute is …Continue reading "Sight and sound: A US appeals court upholds use of technology to inform choice in abortion"
By Dave Andrusko Our last post of the day was made possible because a friend passed along a story that appears in the May edition of Christianity Today. Written by Kimi Harris, her lovely musings run under the headlined “When Our Ultrasound Revealed a Birth Defect, My Doctor Offered an Abortion: We’ve never regretted saying …Continue reading "The power of words when an ultrasound reveals your baby has a “birth defect”"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It happened once when I was scrolling through my Facebook feed one day. In between posts about the latest sporting events and political rants, I saw it—and it melted my heart. There was an Ultrasound of not one, but two babies—the latest additions to my Facebook …Continue reading "The ultrasound that melted my heart"
By Calvin Freiburger LOUISVILLE– Pro-lifers in Kentucky won a victory Thursday when a three-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the state’s law requiring abortionists to give women the opportunity to view ultrasound images of their children before abortion. “Today is a historic day, as Kentucky continues to lead the charge in …Continue reading "Federal court upholds Kentucky law requiring abortionists to offer women ultrasounds"
By Texas Right to Life The Pro-Life, Christian group, Focus on the Family has announced a plan to show the world that, without a doubt, a child in the womb is a living human being. The group is calling the campaign SEE LIFE CLEARLY, and the 12-week national campaign will culminate with a Pro-Life event …Continue reading "Pro-Life group will show live ultrasound in NY Times Square"
Bill would ensure that women are offered choice to view their ultrasound ST. PAUL — Legislation introduced today in the Minnesota House and Senate would ensure that abortion-seeking pregnant women can see an ultrasound of their unborn child. The measure is strongly backed by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL). “Ultrasound imaging provides women with …Continue reading "Ultrasound right-to-view measure would empower women"
Editor’s note. This week, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill petitioned the Supreme Court to review the preliminary injunction against the 18-hour ultrasound provision in the “2016 Dignity for the Unborn Act.” HE 1337 was signed into law by Governor Mike Pence. The law bans abortion for the sole reasons of the child’s race, sex, national …Continue reading "Indiana Right to Life applauds decision to ask the Supreme Court to reverse injunction blocking ultrasound law"