Debunking the myth that “Women’s Health Protection Act” would merely “codify” Roe v. Wade

  By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday NRL News Today posted “Five Takeaways from NRLC President Carol Tobias’ Testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee.” We offered it to complement Mrs. Tobias full testimony and a shortened version of her very fine remarks. As we noted at the end, the five takeaways could have been 10 or …

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Democracy betrayed, so more babies can die

  More than a year ago, the U.S. House passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This law would protect unborn babies who are developed enough to feel pain by banning elective abortions after 20 weeks. But Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has refused to let the bill have a vote, or even a hearing, …

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U.S. Senate Democrats launch push for “the most radical pro-abortion bill ever considered by Congress”

  WASHINGTON – Four months before the mid-term congressional election, Senate Democrats are pushing into the national spotlight “the most radical pro-abortion bill ever considered by Congress,” said Carol Tobias, president of the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of state right-to-life organizations. Tobias was one of two non-congressional witnesses who testified against …

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NRLC President Tobias challenges Senate Democrat leadership to put every senator on record on two major abortion-related bills

  Editor’s note. The following is NRLC President Carol Tobias’s opening statement–and challenge–to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee at a public hearing today on the “Women’s Health Protection Act” (S. 1696) Mr. Chairman [Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Ct.], Senator Grassley, and members of the Committee, thank you for giving me the opportunity to testify. I am …

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Arizona governor Brewer signs HB2284 allowing unannounced inspection of abortion clinics, law similar to statutes in nine other states

  By Dave Andrusko Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed the Women’s Health Protection Act into law, assuring that abortion clinics are now subject to the same safety and inspection standards as all other health care institutions, such as primary-care or obstetrics and gynecology practices. Under HB 2284, if there is a reasonable cause to …

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Pro-abortion Coalition Unveils Sweeping New National Abortion-on-Demand Legislation in Congress

  WASHINGTON (November 20, 2013) – A large group of pro-abortion members of Congress have introduced sweeping new legislation that is intended to nullify virtually all state and federal limitations on abortion, at any point in pregnancy. Major pro-abortion groups, including the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), NARAL Pro-choice America, and the Center for …

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