Legislation

Idaho Governor Signs Abortion Ban Modeled on Texas Law

Idaho became the first state to enact a law modeled after a Texas statute banning abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy and allowing it to be enforced through lawsuits to avoid constitutional court challenges. Republican Gov. Brad Little signed into law the measure that allows people who  […]

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Rubio Leads Effort to Stop Federal Grants to Abortion Providers

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and 32 Republican Senators introduced a joint resolution under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to overturn the Biden Administration's 2021 Final Rule on the Title X Family Planning Program, which reversed the Trump Administration's 2019 ban on federal funding to  […]

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Missouri Could Make It Harder to Get Out-of-State Abortions

First-of-its-kind Missouri legislation shows that anti-abortion lawmakers in Republican-led states aren't likely to stop at banning most abortions within their borders but also could try to make it harder to go out of state to end pregnancies. A proposal that could be debated in the Legislature as  […]

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Colorado Pro-Lifers Filibuster Radical Abortion Bill

This week hundreds of pro-life Coloradans showed up to testify in opposition to the most radical abortion bill in the nation. The State House committee heard testimony from Colorado citizens for more than 14 hours. Pro-life testimony took well over nine hours of that time. Despite the pro-life  […]

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GOP Celebrates Restoration of Hyde Amendment

Republicans took a victory lap after defeating Democrats' attempts to strip out longstanding pro-life measures from spending bills. GOP negotiators said they were able to restore "important legacy provisions that protect life" — including the Hyde Amendment, which bars the use of taxpayer  […]

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Senate Blocks Democrats' Bill Enshrining Abortion

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., joined his Republican Senate colleagues in voting to block a bill to protect abortion rights as the Supreme Court reconsiders Roe v. Wade (1973) this term. The Senate voted 46-48 on whether to bring the bill up for debate, with six senators not voting. H.R. 3755, the  […]

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Federal Abortion Bill Unmasks Democratic Extremism

Senate Democrats’ decision to advance the deceptively titled “Women’s Health Protection Act” may play well with the abortion lobby. But for the rest of America – and especially Catholics – the move reveals Democrats’ ultimate endgame - an extreme abortion regime, stripped of all moderation and  […]

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Florida House Passes 15-Week Pro-Life Law

The Florida House of Representatives passed a bill protecting unborn children from abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The bill passed with overwhelming support in a nearly party-line 78-39 vote; one Democrat voted for the bill, and one Republican voted against it. Republicans in the Florida  […]

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Arizona Senate Passes 15-Week Pro-Life Law

In a 16-13 party-line vote, the Arizona Senate passed a pro-life measure protecting unborn children from abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy, with an exception for medical emergencies. The bill text defines "medical emergency" as "a condition that, on the basis of the physician's  […]

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Wyoming to Consider Abortion 'Trigger' Bill

Rep. Rachel Rodriguez-Williams (R-Cody) is the lead sponsor of a bill that could have a significant effect on Wyoming, depending on a U.S. Supreme Court decision. The freshman legislator who represents part of east Cody and the rural area between Cody and Powell is introducing a so-called  […]

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