Study claims waiting period laws don’t work even though minds are changed and lives saved

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research America’s abortion research academy—UCSF (University of California, San Francisco)—has produced another study claiming that yet another category of pro-life legislation is ineffective, or even has harmful consequences. This time, according to authors Sarah Roberts, Elise Belusa, Sarah Combellick, Lauren Ralph, and David K. Turok, …

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Appeals court ponders whether injunction on Florida’s 24-hour waiting period law should be lifted

By Dave Andrusk0 A three-judge panel for the 1st District Court of Appeals yesterday heard arguments on the question whether an injunction issued last summer on Florida’s 24 hour waiting period will stay in effect or if it can be lifted. “The people of Florida did not intend to prevent the Legislature from passing a …

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Planned Parenthood will not appeal Missouri law extending reflection period from 24 hours to 72 hours

  By Dave Andrusko When pro-abortionists were arguing against a new Missouri law that increased the time of reflection after counseling before an abortion can be performed from 24 hours to 72 hours, they insisted HB 1307 was unconstitutional. Undeterred (as NRL News Today reported last month), the legislature overrode a veto by Gov. Jay …

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How pro-lifers overrode Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s vetoes of pro-life measures

  Editor’s note. On Wednesday we wrote about the votes in the Missouri legislature that overrode Gov. Jay Nixon’s vetoes of important pro-life legislation. The following is excerpted from a summary provided by the Missouri Catholic Conference which provides more details about this triumph. During the veto session on Wednesday, September 10 state legislators passed …

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Missouri Gov. Nixon wins pro-abortion plaudits for vetoing bill to extend reflection period from 24 to 72 hours

  By Dave Andrusko Last week we wrote about the decision by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to veto HB 1307, a bill with overwhelming legislative support. HB 1307 extends the current 24-hour reflection period to 72 hours after an ultrasound and alternatives to abortion information has been offered to her before a woman has an …

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