December 26, 2018

Lawsuit Hopes to Block Abortion Funding

Attorneys from the Thomas More Society are appealing to the Illinois Supreme Court to stop a state law requiring taxpayer funding of abortions for Medicaid recipients. According to the filing on behalf of hundreds of thousands of Illinois taxpayers, the funding for the law violates the state constitution's balanced budget requirement. In September 2018, an appellate court upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit against the funding for the law, previously known as "House Bill 40." Read more...

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Ohio Bans Dismemberment Abortions

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed into law a measure that bans dismemberment abortions in the state. The common second trimester abortion procedure also known as dilation and evacuation (D&E) involves dilating the mother's cervix and then removing the baby's limbs using surgical instruments prior to extracting his or her remains from the uterus. Abortionists who perform dismemberment abortions in defiance of the law could face fourth-degree felony charges, including a jail sentence and fines. Read more...

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December 19, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh Is Not the Pro-Life Savior

Given the announcement from the high court that they would decline a case concerning government funding of Planned Parenthood, conservatives shouldn't hold their breath for a Kavanaugh-led charge against the "right" to end unborn life. If they do, it's to their continued detriment. Along with Chief Justice John Roberts, Kavanaugh sided with the left-leaning justices, much to Republicans' correctly placed dismay. Read more...

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Turning California Universities Into Abortion Factories

The bill would require, on and after January 1, 2023, each student health care services clinic on a California State University or University of California campus to offer abortion by medication techniques, as specified," the law reads. "It is the intent of the Legislature that public university student health centers make abortion by medication techniques as accessible and cost-effective for students as possible, and thus public university student health centers should treat abortion by medication techniques as a basic health service. Read more...

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Democrats Target New Mexico's Abortion Law

New Mexico would repeal its anti-abortion law one of just nine of its kind in the country under legislation Democratic lawmakers plan to pursue in the 2019 session. The state's criminal abortion law has been on the books for 50 years, but it's unenforceable now because of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade. Read more...

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An Unintentional Pro-Life Message

Many media commentators are warning readers about a new Ohio bill because it could prevent women from obtaining abortions before they know they're pregnant. But in the process of doing so, they're making a pro-life message go viral: Abortion stops a beating heart. The Ohio Senate made national headlines for approving abortion legislation, known as the "heartbeat bill" or H.B. 258, which would ban the abortion of unborn babies with a detectable heartbeat. Republican Gov. John Kasich has promised to veto the bill. Read more...

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