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National Right to Life Applauds Trump/HHS Announcement on Religious Liberty; Abortion-Covering Health Plans


WASHINGTON – The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today released a bulletin through the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reiterating that qualified health plan issuers must segregate collected premiums to pay for abortion coverage; that enrollees be informed if abortions are covered by a qualified health plan; and that HHS intends […]

National Right to Life Praises U.S. House Passage of Legislation to Protect Pain-Capable Unborn Children


WASHINGTON – With the support of a vast majority of House Republicans, and due to the pro-life dedication of the House Republican leadership, the U.S House of Representatives today passed landmark legislation, 237-189, to extend federal protections to unborn children who have reached 20 weeks fetal age, and those who are born alive during late abortions. […]

National Right to Life Urges Passage of Bill to Protect Pain-Capable Unborn Children


WASHINGTON – At a press conference led by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), National Right to Life, the federation of state right-to-life organizations and over 3,000 local chapters, urged members of Congress to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36). Rep. McCarthy announced that the U.S. House would soon take up consideration […]

National Right to Life Applauds U.S. Senate Vote to Advance Effort to Overturn Abortion-Expanding Obamacare


WASHINGTON – This afternoon, the U.S. Senate voted 51-50 to proceed to begin debating on repealing major provisions of Obamacare, with Vice President Mike Pence casting the tie-breaking vote. Two Republicans, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), joined with all Senate Democrats in voting against the motion to proceed. National Right to Life […]

National Right to Life Mourns the Death of Charlie Gard


WASHINGTON – National Right to Life today joined a chorus of organizations and people mourning the death of Charlie Gard, the British boy at the center of a worldwide euthanasia debate. Connie Yates and Chris Gard, the parents of Charlie Gard, announced via social media today that “our beautiful boy” is gone after his life […]

National Right to Life Congratulates Pro-Life Karen Handel for Victory in Georgia’s Bellweather Election


WASHINGTON – National Right to Life congratulates pro-life Republican Karen Handel for her solid win against pro-abortion Democrat Jon Ossoff in today’s highly publicized special election for Tom Price’s seat in Georgia. The election in Georgia’s sixth congressional district was touted by many to be a bellwether race for the 2018 elections. “Jon Ossoff supported […]

National Right to Life Endorses Ed Gillespie in Virginia Gubernatorial Race


WASHINGTON – National Right to Life, the federation of state right-to-life organizations, today announced its endorsement of Ed Gillespie in the Virginia Gubernatorial Republican primary on Tuesday, June 13. “Ed Gillespie is a strong advocate for life. As governor, he would support and sign pro-life legislation, including legislation to protect an unborn child from abortion […]

National Right to Life Congratulates Pro-Life Gianforte for Victory in Montana


WASHINGTON – National Right to Life congratulates pro-life Republican Greg Gianforte for his solid win against pro-abortion Democrat Rob Quist in yesterday’s special election in Montana. Gianforte will replace pro-life Rep. Ryan Zinke, who was named U.S. Secretary of the Interior. The National Right to Life Victory Fund contacted thousands of identified pro-life voters in […]