Iowa Subcommittee Passes Pro-Life Bill to Help Save Babies From Abortion

Iowa Subcommittee Passes Pro-Life Bill to Help Save Babies From Abortion

An Iowa House subcommittee passed an informed consent measure Tuesday that, should it become law, would make Iowa the 7th state to require abortionists to inform women about to undergo a chemical abortion that the baby can be saved if she changes her mind. This is commonly referred to as “Abortion Pill Reversal.”

The other six states with similar notification are Arkansas, Idaho, Kentucky, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Utah.

Of course pro-abortionists—and the vehemently pro-abortion Des Moines Register newspaper–dismissed House File 53 out of hand.

According to Ian Richardson

The bill would require facilities that perform medication-induced abortions to “conspicuously post a sign” relating to the possibility of “avoiding, ceasing or even reversing” the effects. 

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Hawaii Bill Would Expand Assisted Suicide, Allowing Nurses to Kill Patients

Hawaii Bill Would Expand Assisted Suicide, Allowing Nurses to Kill Patients

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The Hawaii assisted suicide law came into effect on January 1, 2019. Only two years after legalizing assisted suicide, the Hawaii legislature is now debating the expansion of assisted suicide with Bill SB 323.

SB 323 proposes to expand assisted suicide by:

  • Reducing the reflection period to 15 days and then allowing the reflection period to be waived if the requester is deemed to be nearing death,
  • Allowing registered nurses to also approve and prescribe lethal assisted suicide drugs,
  • Allowing clinical social workers to counsel people with questionable consent.

The 2019 Hawaii assisted suicide (“Our Care, Our choice Act”) report indicated that in the first year of assisted suicide:

  • 30 people were prescribed lethal drugs,
  • 15 people died by assisted suicide,
  • 8 people received a lethal prescription died but did not die by assisted suicide, and
  • 7 people remained alive at the end of 2019.
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South Carolina Senate Approves Bill Banning Abortions When Unborn Baby’s Heartbeat Begins

South Carolina Senate Approves Bill Banning Abortions When Unborn Baby’s Heartbeat Begins

The South Carolina state Senate has given initial approval to a bill that would ban abortions when an unborn baby’s heart begins beating. A final vote is expected to pass the bill on Thursday.

The South Carolina Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act (Senate Bill 1) received a second reading favorable vote of 29-17.

The bill would prohibit abortions after an unborn baby’s heartbeat is detectable, typically about six weeks of pregnancy. Exceptions would be allowed for medical emergencies and risks to the mother’s life. Abortionists who violate the law could face a $10,000 fine or imprisonment for up to two years.

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Abortion Activists Come Unhinged Over Bus Ad With Baby Saying “Take My Hand, Not My Life”

Abortion Activists Come Unhinged Over Bus Ad With Baby Saying “Take My Hand, Not My Life”

What should be an uncontroversial pro-life ad on buses in Canada is making abortion activists angry.

The ad, sponsored by Sudbury Right to Life, displays the message, “Take my hand, not my life,” and shows a baby reaching for a parent’s hand, according to Sudbury.com.

Abortion supporters in the community expressed outrage online after Sudbury in Ontario permitted the ad on its city buses, the report states. In a post online Jan. 18, Brittany Tate published a photo of the ad and complained that it would “shame” women. Her post attracted hundreds of comments, many of them from abortion activists who shared her anger.

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Halsey Says Her Unborn Baby is a “Mini Human.” But She’s OK With Killing Other Babies in Abortions

Halsey Says Her Unborn Baby is a “Mini Human.” But She’s OK With Killing Other Babies in Abortions

Pop star Halsey gave a very positive and apparently inadvertent pro-life message while sharing photos of her pregnancy with the world. In a pregnancy announcement, the 26 year-old “You should be sad” singer and abortion supporter declared her love for the “mini human,” currently residing in her womb.

In a heartwarming message, the usually-angst-filled, pro-abortion female pop star decided to show a softer side of herself when revealing her pregnancy to the public. Halsey shared several new photos of her growing baby bump on Instagram on January 27, and she appeared to radiate joy in both the images and her subsequent comments on the post.

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South Dakota Committee Passes Bill to Stop Infanticide, Protect Babies Who Survive Abortions

South Dakota Committee Passes Bill to Stop Infanticide, Protect Babies Who Survive Abortions

A South Dakota House committee advanced legislation Tuesday to protect newborn babies who survive abortions from infanticide.

Sponsored by state Rep. Fred Deutsch, R-Brookings, state House Bill 1051 would require that the same basic medical care be provided to a baby who survives an abortion that would be provided to any other baby born at the same gestational age. Doctors who do not could face huge fines and the loss of their medical license.

The pro-life bill passed the state House Health and Human Services Committee in a 10-3 vote and now moves to the full House for debate.

The Argus Leader reports Deutsch emphasized that the bill is important not only to save lives but also to understand how many babies do survive abortions.

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USA | Bill to eliminate Virginia death penalty advances; cost savings debated

USA | Bill to eliminate Virginia death penalty advances; cost savings debated

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Eliminating the death penalty in Virginia would cost the commonwealth about $77,000 to house and feed two current death row inmates, but free up almost $4 million yearly by eliminating the state’s Capital Defender Service, which represents defendants in cases eligible for the death penalty.Virginia Senate Bill 1165 was approved Tuesday by the Finance and Appropriations Committee by a vote of 12-4

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USA | ‘They deserve death’: Iowa lawmakers propose reinstating death penalty for people who rape and murder children

USA | ‘They deserve death’: Iowa lawmakers propose reinstating death penalty for people who rape and murder children

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Iowa outlawed the death penalty in 1965.Iowa lawmakers proposed a bill that would allow death sentences for people convicted of murdering a child after raping them.It’s been almost 6 decades since Iowa last executed a state prisoner, but a group of Republican senators feels one crime in particular merits a death sentence."I am someone that’s not a big death penalty advocate, but, you know, I just

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200 members of Congress stand against attempt to force taxpayers to fund abortion

200 members of Congress stand against attempt to force taxpayers to fund abortion

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This week, 200 Republicans in Congress pledged to stand in support of the Hyde Amendment — which prevents federal taxpayer funding of abortion through government programs such as Medicaid — as President Joe Biden works with abortion supporters in Congress to end the nearly five-decade-long rider.

“Conservative Republicans are sending a strong statement to congressional leaders: We will not stand idle as radical Democrats work to end the ban on taxpayer-funded abortions,” Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) told the Daily Caller News Foundation. “I pray this show of solidarity will save the Hyde Amendment and save thousands of innocent lives.”

Banks sent a letter Tuesday to congressional leaders that pledged to oppose any legislation that would either eliminate or weaken the Hyde Amendment.

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USA | Former South Dakota Prosecutor and Judge Introduces Bill to Limit the State’s Death Penalty

USA | Former South Dakota Prosecutor and Judge Introduces Bill to Limit the State’s Death Penalty

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A South Dakota state senator who previously served as a prosecutor and a state court judge has introduced a bill to limit the breadth of the state’s death penalty statute. Senate Bill 98, introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arthur Rusch (R – Clay,) on January 25, 2021, would restrict capital punishment to a single aggravating circumstance, premeditated murders in which a defendant

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The hard cases: Is being ‘pro-life with exceptions’ actually pro-life?

The hard cases: Is being ‘pro-life with exceptions’ actually pro-life?

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Many people who consider themselves pro-life, from political leaders to “average Joes,” hold to a “pro-life with exceptions” position. But in truth, this position is untenable, because it holds that there are certain human beings who are acceptable to kill  under certain circumstances. Pro-life legislation frequently includes this false logic when it allows for exceptions to protections for preborn children of any gestational age. This means that in many cases, in states where abortion is illegal after a determined point in pregnancy, babies who meet certain “criteria” can still legally be killed. This usually includes preborn children who have received a poor diagnosis, preborn children who have been conceived in rape or incest, and preborn children whose mothers are facing health battles.

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Pro-Life Attorneys Fight  Million Judgment Against David Daleiden and Pro-Life Investigators

Pro-Life Attorneys Fight $13 Million Judgment Against David Daleiden and Pro-Life Investigators

For the past five years, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) has been representing a former board member of the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) in a lawsuit against Planned Parenthood.

This case was filed in 2016 by Planned Parenthood after CMP exposed Planned Parenthood’s horrendous abortion practices through CMP’s undercover investigation known as the Human Capital Project. The CMP videos that were made public shocked the country and led to congressional investigations and congressional referrals for criminal prosecutions over the sale of aborted babies’ body parts.

The case went to trial during the fall of 2019. After a nearly two-month trial, a San Francisco jury ruled against David Daleiden, CMP, its former board members – including our client – and the investigators.

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Pro-Life Americans Will Never Stop Fighting to End Abortion

Pro-Life Americans Will Never Stop Fighting to End Abortion

Over five decades ago, a movement began to take shape. Doctors and teachers, lawyers and homemakers, men and women of diverse backgrounds, different faiths and opposing political viewpoints all came together united by one common belief: that taking a human life through abortion was anathema to American values. As pro-abortion forces began pushing for changes in state laws, those dedicated pro-life activists rose up and became a powerful voice against those who viewed human life as expendable.

Their task became more challenging when the U.S. Supreme Court federalized the abortion issue. In its twin Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions, which were handed down on January 22, 1973, the Court legalized abortion for any reason.

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Joe Biden Received Communion at Catholic Church Despite Celebrating Abortion Two Days Before

Joe Biden Received Communion at Catholic Church Despite Celebrating Abortion Two Days Before

President Joe Biden received communion during Catholic mass Sunday in Washington, D.C. even though he celebrated abortion two days before.

Catholic leaders are debating whether Biden, a pro-abortion Democrat, should receive communion because he openly defies the sanctity of human life and other church teachings. Some bishops have said the president should not participate in the sacrament, while others say they will not deny it to him.

The Christian Post reports Biden received communion Sunday when he and his family attended mass at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in the Georgetown area of D.C. Biden used to attend the same church when he served as vice president under President Barack Obama.

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Healthy personal trainer used ‘suicide kit’ to kill himself using euthanasia drugs

Healthy personal trainer used ‘suicide kit’ to kill himself using euthanasia drugs

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A 33-year-old personal trainer in the United Kingdom recently took his own life, using a “suicide kit” he ordered online which contained pills used for euthanasia. Harry Benjamin had long suffered from depression, but his mother said the isolation in lockdown pushed him over the edge.

Benjamin died in June of 2020, found in his bedroom by his mother, Jill Alexander. In an inquest about her son’s death, Alexander recounted what had happened. Benjamin had gone to bed at around 8:30pm, and when Alexander woke the next morning, she didn’t check his room, as he often slept late due to insomnia.

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Euthanasia Activists Want to Expand Assisted Suicide to People With Alzheimers

Euthanasia Activists Want to Expand Assisted Suicide to People With Alzheimers

Nicholas Goldberg, who is a columnist with the LA Times, wrote a column last year calling for the expansion of California’s assisted suicide law to include people Alzheimer’s.

Isn’t assisted suicide about “autonomous” “free choice” decisions that are made by people who are able to “consent”?

Well, other than attacking people who oppose assisted suicide, Goldberg wrote:

I believe that we should make more people eligible to participate in what’s come to be known as “aid in dying,” if they choose to. Alzheimer’s patients and others facing dementia seem like an obvious place to start, although policymakers also could consider people with certain degenerative diseases or those living in chronic pain, even if they aren’t within six months of death.

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Physicians should not be forced to make referrals for (MAiD) euthanasia.

Physicians should not be forced to make referrals for (MAiD) euthanasia.

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Alex Schadenberg
Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition

Dr’s Bouchard, Coelho and Herx have written an important article that was published in the Ottawa Citizen today. Bouchard, Coelho and Herx write that physicians should not be forced to make referrals for euthanasia. Now that Bill C-7, if passed, will allow people who are not terminally ill to die by euthanasia, pressure to refer for euthanasia needs to stop. Link to the original article in the Ottawa Citizen.

Bill C-7, passed by the House of Commons and now in front of a Senate committee, raises even more ethical challenges than the original legislation.

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Netherlands Euthanized Over 6,300 Patients in 2019, And That Number May be Too Low

Netherlands Euthanized Over 6,300 Patients in 2019, And That Number May be Too Low

There is a seven-fold unexplained variation in rates of euthanasia across The Netherlands, reveals an analysis of health insurance claims data, published online in the journal BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care.

It’s not clear if these differences relate to underuse, overuse, or even misuse, say the researchers.

Official data show that the number of euthanasia cases has risen more or less continuously since 2006, reaching 6,361 in 2019. These cases make up just a small proportion of all deaths, but they have doubled from just under 2% in 2002 to just over 4% in 2019.

To explore this further, the researchers analysed national insurance data, covering all healthcare claims for the 12 months preceding the deaths of Dutch residents between 2013 and 2017.

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Human Trafficking Has No Home in the Eastern District of Texas

Human Trafficking Has No Home in the Eastern District of Texas

“Human trafficking is modern-day slavery,” said Acting United States Attorney Ganjei. “We proudly partner with federal, state, and local law enforcement, as well as the remarkable men and women who work with victims, to bring traffickers to justice. Those who exploit other human beings for personal gain have no safe harbor in the Eastern District of Texas.”

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Joe Biden Puts Three More Pro-Abortion Extremists, Including Susan Rice, in Key Policy Positions

Joe Biden Puts Three More Pro-Abortion Extremists, Including Susan Rice, in Key Policy Positions

Personnel is policy is an adage that has been around Washington, D.C. almost as long as President Joe Biden. His administration is certainly no exception. Biden’s picks for key domestic policy roles have a history of abortion extremism and will no doubt make this administration the most radical, pro-abortion administration in history.

In a typical administration, the secretarial positions are peppered with superstars or controversial figures of the respective political party, including former rivals for the presidential nomination. But instead of crafting policy through these different departments, the Biden administration is poised to direct policy through the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director, Neera Tanden, and the White House Domestic Policy Office Director, Susan Rice.

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FLORIDA: State Legislators Move to Stop Painful Late-Term Abortions in Florida

FLORIDA: State Legislators Move to Stop Painful Late-Term Abortions in Florida

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“We have an obligation to be the voice of the unborn, who are too often not valued as individuals with the right to chart their own life” says Rodriguez, a mother of two sons. “It is vital that the state of Florida takes action to protect these innocent lives.”

“As a society, we value the dignity of life. This is why we celebrate births, condemn murder, care for our elderly, and mourn our dead,” says Gregory, a retired Air Force JAG. “The question we must ask ourselves is whether we value all lives equally, or if some lives are worth more than others, depending on the age of the person.

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New Mexico Senate Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Killing Babies in Abortions Up to Birth

New Mexico Senate Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Killing Babies in Abortions Up to Birth

A radical pro-abortion bill that would keep abortions up to birth legal and end conscience protections for pro-life medical workers advanced in the New Mexico Senate on Monday.

According to the Los Alamos Reporter, the state Senate Health and Public Affairs Committee passed Senate Bill 10 in a 5-3 party-line vote. It now moves to the Senate Judiciary Committee for consideration.

Sponsored by state Sen. Linda Lopez, D-Bernalillo, the pro-abortion legislation would repeal a 1969 statute that prohibits abortions except in cases of rape, incest or threats to the mother’s life. The statute is not in effect because of Roe v.

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Unearthed documentary recalls history of brutal tactics used against pro-life activists

Unearthed documentary recalls history of brutal tactics used against pro-life activists

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An unearthed documentary film produced in the mid-1990s graphically details the brutality peaceful pro-life activists endured during the “Rescue Movement” of the 1980s and 1990s. The film, “The Brutal Truth,” produced by American Portrait Films, Inc., is difficult to watch and includes graphic scenes of multiple police agencies using pain compliance measures — including martial arts weapons — on peaceful pro-life demonstrators. At times, these tactics caused permanent damage, broken limbs, and even miscarriages.

Police brutality used against pro-life anti-abortion activists (Image Credit: The Brutal Truth)

The early pro-life Rescue Movement took place in the tradition of the civil rights movement of the 1960s.

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House Republicans Tell Nancy Pelosi: We Will Oppose Any Bill to Force Americans to Fund Abortions

House Republicans Tell Nancy Pelosi: We Will Oppose Any Bill to Force Americans to Fund Abortions

Republicans in Congress told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday that they will stand up for the vast majority of Americans by opposing her plans to force taxpayers to fund abortions.

The Republican lawmakers made their intentions to fight for the Hyde Amendment clear in a letter to Pelosi and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, RealClearPolitics reports.

“We pledge to vote against any government funding bill that eliminates or weakens the Hyde Amendment or other current-law, pro-life appropriations provisions,” they wrote.

The Hyde Amendment, which has been in place since 1976, prohibits taxpayer funding for abortions in Medicaid and other federal programs.

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