By Mary Anne Buchanan, West Virginians for Life Program Director Kelly green and royal blue color everywhere along with “Yes on 1” centerpieces were a sight to behold at the annual West Virginians for Life State (WVFL) Convention held on Saturday, October 20. The adopted colors and logo of the “Vote Yes on Amendment 1” …Continue reading "West Virginians for Life annual convention anticipates November 6 vote on “Amendment 1”"
Having lost in lower courts Planned Parenthood & allies ask Supreme Court to hear their challenge to “Amendment 1” For most Tennessee voters, pro-life Amendment 1 was decided on November 4, 2014, when it was approved 53-47%. But several days later former Planned Parenthood board chair Tracey George joined 7 other pro-abortion activists in filing …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists file still another challenge to Tennessee’s 2014 Pro-Life ballot measure"
Editor’s note. This comes from Tennessee Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. As Tennessee RTL explained in a prior post, “Planned Parenthood board chair, Tracey E. George and other Planned Parenthood board members filed a federal lawsuit claiming that voter rights were violated and that ballots were not accurately counted in the November 4, 2014 …Continue reading "Oral arguments set on pro-abortion challenge to “Yes on 1” for August 2"
By Tennessee Right to Life More than two years after Tennesseans approved pro-life Amendment 1 by a vote of 53% – 47%, oral arguments have been set in the lawsuit brought by Planned Parenthood abortion activists challenging the outcome of the 2014 election. A panel of judges at the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals …Continue reading "Date for oral arguments set on challenge to pro-life Amendment “YES on 1”"
Motion Filed Friday Morning in State Court Editor’s note. In 2014, voters in Tennessee added “Amendment 1” to the state Constitution. The key wording is in the beginning: “Nothing in this Constitution secures or protects a right to abortion or requires the funding of an abortion.” The following excerpt comes from a post by Tennessee …Continue reading "“Yes on 1” Campaign Seeks to Intervene On Behalf of Voters Threatened with Disenfranchisement"
By Dave Andrusko In the latest digital edition of National Right to Life News, we wrote about the cranky, convoluted, content-free lawsuit filed against the passage of Tennessee’s “Amendment 1.” (See “Sore losers in Tennessee file frivolous lawsuit to negate passage of Amendment 1 in Tennessee,” which can be read at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsNov2014.pdf) In that …Continue reading "Opponent of Tennessee’s Amendment 1 readily concedes it passed fair and square"
By Dave Andrusko Pro-abortionists are nothing if not good losers. Having widely outspent pro-life forces and enjoying the support of all the dominate state media, Planned Parenthood failed to defeat Amendment 1. The amendment to Tennessee’s state constitution will give legislators a voice in establishing state abortion policies, a right throttled by a 2000 …Continue reading "Sore losers in Tennessee file frivolous lawsuit to negate passage of Amendment 1 in Tennessee"
By Dave Andrusko There’s been a lot of attention paid to last Tuesday’s passage of Tennessee’s Amendment 1. National Right to Life News Today talked about the constitutional amendment last Wednesday. Let’s come back today to see why there has been so much interest—beyond the usual end-of-the-world pro-abortion hysteria which we will allude to …Continue reading "14 years in the making, Tennessee passes Amendment 1"
Pro-Life Campaign Thanks Grassroots Supporters and Religious Leaders Nashville—Tennessee’s campaign to win passage of pro-life Amendment 1 is celebrating a hard-fought victory despite being outspent more than 2-1 by abortion advocates. The Yes on 1 campaign raised and spent $1.5 million in contrast to at least $4 million reported by Planned Parenthood’s “NO” campaign. …Continue reading "Yes on 1 Celebrates Underdog Victory"
By Dave Andrusko Next Tuesday more is at stake than control of the United States Senate, important as it is. One example is Tennessee’s “Amendment 1,” which is on the ballot and is intended to neutralize a 2000 ruling by the Tennessee Supreme Court. In that 4-1 ruling the Court found, “A woman’s right …Continue reading "More than meets the eye in important battle over Tennessee’s proposed constitutional amendment"
911 Emergency Call Released at Press Conference Editor’s note. This update was provided by “Yes on 1,” a reference to the amendment to the state Constitution that will be on the ballot November 4. The amendment would nullify a 2000 decision by the Tennessee Supreme Court which wrongly claimed a “fundamental right to abortion” …Continue reading "Yes on 1 Turns Focus To Unlicensed Abortion Facility"
By Allison Vargo Editor’s note. This appeared in the Daily Beacon, the student newspaper at the University of Tennessee, and is reprinted with the author’s permission. Those against Amendment 1 suggest the amendment would allow legislators to come between a women and her doctor, annihilating her privacy and choice. This is both slanderous and …Continue reading "A Yes for 1 is a Yes for all Women"