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Indiana abortion complications reporting law finally goes

The law was first challenged and subsequently blocked by a federal judge in 2018 following a lawsuit brought by Planned Parenthood arguing that the list of complications was “unconstitutionally vague.” After several challenges, the court has now cleared Indiana officials to begin enforcing the law.

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Challenge to South Carolina's 'heartbeat law' to be heard

(9 days ago) The law requires abortionists to first perform an ultrasound, restricting abortion if the a preborn child’s heartbeat is detected, usually around six weeks gestation, though the heart begins to beat just 16-22 days after fertilization. There is an exception in …

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New California law could lead to free speech restrictions

(3 days ago) The law stipulates that protestors may not come within 30 feet of anyone who is within 100 feet of the facility, including people in cars. A press release claims that the buffer zone is intended to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, and protect patients and front-line workers from harassment and physical interference.

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Texas becomes first state ever to enforce 'heartbeat law'

(4 days ago) Texas becomes first state ever to enforce ‘heartbeat law’. As of midnight on September 1, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court had not yet responded to an emergency appeal from abortion proponents to stop the Texas Heartbeat Act from going into effect, which protects preborn children from the first detectable heartbeat (around five to six weeks

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The top 8 myths about the new Texas abortion law

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California court temporarily blocks buffer zone law

(2 days ago) A California court has temporarily blocked a law that prohibits free speech within 30 feet of any facility that administers vaccines. The court’s ruling puts the law temporarily on hold while the case is ongoing. The legislation, signed last month by Governor Gavin Newsom, created a 100-foot buffer zone around any vaccine administration site

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Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reinstates Texas Heartbeat Act

(2 days ago) The law has been the subject of much controversy and many challenges since it was implemented on September 1, but Pitman’s decision is the first to rule in favor of the abortion advocates who have been relentless in their fight against the bill, with even the U.S. Supreme Court previously declining to intervene and halt the law.

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Politicians introduce three lifesaving amendments to

(Just Now) The abortion time limit in the UK is more extreme than the majority of other European countries, being double the median time limit among EU countries of 12 weeks’ gestation.. Polling from Savanta ComRes demonstrates the widespread public support for this change to the law, with 70% of women favouring a reduction of the time limit on abortion from 24 weeks to 20 weeks or below.

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Planned Parenthood broke parental consent law, …

(8 days ago) Planned Parenthood broke parental consent law, according to former abortionist. Former abortionist Dr. Patti Giebink committed abortions at a Planned Parenthood facility in South Dakota for a year. Now, she has written a memoir about her time working at the abortion business and her subsequent pro-life conversion.

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Report reveals Oregon assisted suicide law crafted with

(6 days ago) The law, which was delayed by an injunction until it was implemented in 1997, was the first of its kind in the nation. Since then, California, Colorado, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, and the District of Columbia have passed similar legislation under pressure from assisted suicide groups.

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Two pro-abortion attorneys put Texas law to the test by

(Just Now) Under the law, Braid could be sued for up to $10,000 for committing the abortion, though he doesn’t risk jail time. Abortion groups have already vowed to defend him. “Dr. Braid has courageously stood up against this blatantly unconstitutional law,” Center for Reproductive Rights president and CEO Nancy Northup said in a statement.

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Texas Heartbeat Act signed into law, banning elective

(7 days ago) UPDATE, 5/19/21: Governor Greg Abbott has signed the Texas Heartbeat Act into law.An email from Texas Right to Life noted, “The Texas Heartbeat Act (SB 8 authored by Senator Bryan Hughes, R-Tyler, and Representative Shelby Slawson, R-Stephenville) is the first Pro-Life Priority Bill this legislative session to pass both chambers and be signed into law.

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Biden-Harris administration files lawsuit against Texas

(3 days ago) The Biden administration is suing the state of Texas over its new law restricting abortion once a preborn child’s heartbeat can be detected.. The Biden administration has been under pressure from pro-abortion politicians and organizations to stop the Texas Heartbeat Act following the Supreme Court’s decision last week to allow the law to take effect.

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Judge strikes AZ law that protects babies from

(3 days ago) The law passed this spring to protect preborn children with Down syndrome and other abnormalities from the violence of discriminatory abortions. Rayes’ ruling came down on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, only eight hours before the law was scheduled to go into effect.

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U.S. House votes in favor of abortion up to birth for any

(5 days ago) While the law was expected to narrowly pass in the House, it is expected to face a challenge in the Senate where there is a great deal of Republican opposition. Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine), who typically supports pro-abortion legislation and wants to see Roe v. Wade codified into law, has said she opposes the bill because it goes too far.

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More abortion restrictions enacted in 2021 than any year

(2 days ago) South Dakota enacted a law restricting abortion based on a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome. Arizona’s Senate Bill 1457 bans abortion in cases of any genetic health condition diagnosed prenatally, including Down syndrome. It amends a previous law that restricted abortions due to the sex or race of the baby.

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Former head of HHS civil rights: Biden administration

(9 days ago) EMTALA is a 1986 law that requires Medicare-participant hospitals to provide emergency stabilizing treatment to people who require it or transfer them to a hospital that can provide it. But this would mean the HHS thinks abortion is actually a form of emergency care for pregnant women.

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Supreme Court leaves Texas Heartbeat Act in effect while

(7 days ago) The U.S. Supreme Court announced on Friday that it will hear oral arguments for Whole Woman’s Health et al. v. Jackson et al. regarding the pro-life Texas Heartbeat Act on November 1. In the meantime, the Court will leave the law in place. The Heartbeat Act, which went into effect on September 1, restricts abortion to before a preborn child’s heartbeat can be detected at about six weeks

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Supreme Court hears oral arguments regarding Texas

(1 days ago) Appearing on behalf of Whole Woman’s Health, a group of abortion facilities, Marc A. Hearron argued that Texas’s law “transform[ed] the state courts from a forum for the protection of rights into a mechanism for nullifying them,” by “deliberately prohibit[ing] the exercise of a constitutional right recognized by [the Supreme] Court

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Man with ALS fights euthanasia law, says people should be

(5 days ago) Man with ALS fights pro-euthanasia law, says people should be guaranteed a ‘dignified life’. A Spanish man living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is fighting to make sure people know his life — and the lives of everyone with medical conditions — are worth living, despite the cultural belief otherwise.

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South Carolina heartbeat law under attack by 20-state

(4 days ago) South Carolina heartbeat law under attack by 20-state coalition. Attorneys general from 20 states and Washington D.C. have banded together to file an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit challenging a South Carolina law restricting abortion after a heartbeat is detected. The brief was filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

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Look for more states to pass laws like the Texas Heartbeat

(5 days ago) The law uniquely allows for civil enforcement, allowing private citizens to file lawsuits against anyone who commits or aids in an abortion, except for the mother. Multiple attempts have been made by abortion advocates to halt the bill, but according to Texas State Senator Bryan Hughes, author of the Act , this law isn’t likely to end with

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Legal experts say viability rule in abortion law was a

(Just Now) Legal experts say viability rule in abortion law was a political decision, not a science-based one. The Supreme Court has acknowledged that a “fetus is a living organism while within the womb before and after viability,” argues Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch in her recently submitted brief in the Dobbs v.

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Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signs troubling sex ed

(1 days ago) Last week, Illinois’ pro-abortion governor J.B. Pritzker signed a concerning comprehensive K-12 sex education bill into law in a purported effort to “keep our children safe.” But critics of the REACH Act (the informal name of the bill) insist that the new stipulations, which are effective immediately and applicable to any public school district that currently teaches comprehensive sex

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Connecticut pregnancy center files suit against

(5 days ago) A Connecticut pregnancy center has filed a lawsuit against a new state law banning so-called “deceptive” advertising by pro-life pregnancy centers.. Alliance Defending Freedom filed the federal lawsuit on Tuesday on behalf of Care Net Pregnancy Resource Center of Southeastern Connecticut. It states that the new law, Senate Bill 835, “bans Care Net from communicating freely with the

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Telemundo journalist calls preborn babies 'products' while

(6 days ago) Telemundo journalist calls preborn babies ‘products’ while discussing Texas law. The Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments regarding a lawsuit over the Texas Heartbeat Act, which restricts abortion after a preborn child’s heartbeat can be detected — usually at six weeks gestation. The case has garnered immense media attention and

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New Mexico governor signs law eliminating conscience

(5 days ago) New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed a bill repealing the state’s decades-old law which outlawed abortion except in certain circumstances. The bill will overturn the 1969 abortion ban and ensure that abortion remains legal in the state with no major restrictions on abortion in place, even in the event that Roe v.Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion in

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South Dakota pro-life laws take effect, including

(8 days ago) A restriction on abortion based on a prenatal Down syndrome diagnosis, which was signed into law by South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem earlier this year, has officially taken effect. Noem announced the good news on social media, explaining that multiple South Dakota pro-life laws became official on July 1, 2021.

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Senate votes against legislation to ban the creation of

(5 days ago) Senate votes against legislation to ban creation of human-animal hybrid embryos. The U.S. Senate voted on May 27, to kill a Republican amendment to a technology bill that would have prohibited disturbing and unethical research experiments designed to create human-animal hybrid embryos known as chimeras. The amendment to the Endless Frontier Act

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Law seeking to extend abortion waiting period in Slovakia

(8 days ago) Law seeking to extend abortion waiting period in Slovakia fails by one vote. ( Right to Life UK) A new law, which sought to extend the waiting period before a woman can get an abortion, was rejected in the Slovakian parliament. The bill lost by one vote, with 67 of the 134 lawmakers present voting in favour of it.

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Poll shows strong public support for Texas Heartbeat Act

(8 days ago) Most demographics continued to show strong support for the law, including among whites (55%), Latinos (58%), men (59%), women (52%), Baby Boomers (65%), Gen X (55%), Independents (55%), and Republicans (74%). Half of Gen Z respondents supported the Texas Heartbeat Act, at an even 50%. Before learning the specifics of the Heartbeat Act, however

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FACT: The Texas Heartbeat Act bars rapists from suing

(3 days ago) The law allows private citizens to file a civil lawsuit against the abortionist or anyone who abetted in procuring an abortion after the child has a beating heart — except for the mother. Abortion advocates are spreading misinformation claiming that this means a rapist could sue — and be rewarded with $10,000 — if his victim undergoes an

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3 legal reasons why abortion should be banned

(8 days ago) The law on the death penalty and the Unborn Victims of Violence Act are prime examples.. Federal law prohibits the death penalty for pregnant women until they give birth. (18 U.S.C.A. S.3596) In essence, the law declared that an innocent unborn person cannot be sentenced and put to death for a crime he did not commit. If the unborn child were not seen as a person in the eyes of the …

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18 state AGs file amicus brief in support of Texas against DOJ

(2 days ago) The DOJ filed a lawsuit against the state last month and a federal judge issued an injunction that temporarily blocked the law for 48 hours before the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated it. On Monday, the DOJ asked the Supreme Court to stop the law because they claim that it defies a precedent that says that states can only limit abortion

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Pro-abortion Irony: Planned Parenthood believes the Texas

(7 days ago) Abortion advocates duplicitously twist abortion-law discussions, taking a legal measure designed to prevent killing innocent children and turning it into an attack on women. Planned Parenthood’s president went so far as to state in an interview that “cruelty is the point” of Texas’s Heartbeat Act. That irony should not be lost on you.

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The push to legalize abortion in Jamaica begins again

(6 days ago) The debate over whether or not to legalize abortion in Jamaica has been renewed due to Argentina’s decision to legalize abortion in the once pro-life nation in December 2020, and due to President Joe Biden’s repeal of the Mexico City Policy which prevented the funding of abortions in foreign countries. Lawmaker and former Olympian Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn introduced a motion to legalize

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Group organizes to fight New Zealand's disturbing new

(7 days ago) The law does not require physicians to check for depression, and doctors do not have to validate mental competency on the day a patient receives his or her lethal dose. Unlike many euthanasia laws, the EOLCA does not require a waiting period; a patient could be euthanized in as little as four days after requesting assisted suicide , all without

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Nation's strongest pro-life law will take effect this week

(6 days ago) A new Texas law that would restrict abortions once a preborn child’s heartbeat is detected is poised to take effect this week, but the abortion industry is making last-minute efforts to stall the legislation, including an emergency application asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the case. Unless the Supreme Court intervenes, the law — considered to be the nation’s most effective

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Euthanasia in Canada: No longer just for those 'near death

(7 days ago) The law defines a “grievous and irremediable medical condition” as a “serious and incurable illness, disease or disability” that results in the person being in “an advanced state of irreversible decline in capability” and enduring “physical or psychological suffering that is intolerable to the person and cannot be relieved in a

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New Ohio '2363 Act' will protect preborn children from

(5 days ago) “The 2363 Act is… based off of the Arkansas Unborn Child Protection Act, which was signed into law earlier this year, but we’ve made a couple of changes,” explained Powell. “This bill uses the enforcement language by the Texas Heartbeat Act, which has been upheld by the 5th Circuit Court.

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City of Lebanon in Ohio bans abortion, declares abortion

(9 days ago) The moment a positive law deprives a category of human beings of the protection which civil legislation ought to accord them, the state is denying the equality of all before the law. When the state does not place its power at the service of the rights of each citizen, and in particular of the more vulnerable, the very foundations of a state

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Ohio 'trigger' law would restrict abortion if Roe v. Wade

(3 days ago) The trigger law also makes it a felony to sell, distribute, or advertise any drugs, medicine, instrument, or device with the purpose of causing an abortion. A person who does so could face a felony of the fourth degree, punishable by up to two years in prison and a fine of no more than $2,500.

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Judge immediately blocks Tennessee 'heartbeat bill' after

(4 days ago) Just under a month after the Tennessee Legislature passed House Bill 2263 banning abortions after a preborn child’s heartbeat can be detected (around six weeks), Governor Bill Lee signed it into state law. Then, a federal judge instantly blocked it from going into effect. The law would have banned abortion due to a preborn child’s sex or race, or a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.

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Is abortion a state or federal issue

(9 days ago) Recently, Rep. Ron Paul has signed Personhood USA’s Presidential Candidate Pledge, which calls on candidates to “support a human life amendment to the Constitution, and endorse legislation to make clear that the 14th Amendment protections apply to unborn children.” But he also sent along a statement [PDF link] pledging support for an amendment, but rejecting …

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Rasmussen poll: More Americans support Texas Heartbeat Act

(1 days ago) Many are well-intentioned & have been misled. Education is key.”. NEW POLL: 46% of Americans support Texas' heartbeat law vs 43% who oppose. Despite the insane media bias & lies, more Americans support banning abortion after the baby's heartbeat can be detected than support it. America is trending pro-life!

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California governor signs law helping minors to use

(7 days ago) California governor signs law helping minors to use parents’ insurance for secret abortions. Governor Gavin Newsom has released a proclamation declaring California a “reproductive freedom state,” on the heels of signing two bills into law that further expand abortion in an already extreme state. The first bill, AB 1356, updates an

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Congress introduces bill to allow abortion up to birth

(2 days ago) Bolton), but the WHPA goes further than current law, virtually banning states even from restricting abortion after “viability,” when it is considered possible for a preborn child to survive outside the womb. The bill could also wipe out conscience protections, parental …

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