Statement by President Bush on Supreme Court Ruling Upholding PBA Ban Act

THE WHITE HOUSE  Office of the Press Secretary  ________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release                             April 18, 2007   STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT I am pleased that the Supreme Court upheld a law that prohibits the abhorrent procedure of partial-birth abortion.  Today’s decision affirms that the Constitution does not stand in the way of the people’s representatives enacting laws reflecting the […]

LA Times: Abortion ruling marks a 1st for high court

What follows is an report that appeared on the website of the Los Angeles Times on April 18, 2007. Abortion ruling marks a 1st for high court Justices rule 5-4 that Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act is lawful. It’s the first time the court has approved a limit on abortion. By David G. Savage Times Staff Writer 12:14 PM […]

LA Times: Abortion method returns to justices

Los Angeles Times 
November 7, 2006 Tuesday 
Home Edition The Nation; Abortion method returns to justices; Supporters of a law banning `partial-birth’ procedures are counting on Alito to provide the key vote in the case. BYLINE: David G. Savage, Times Staff Writer SECTION: MAIN NEWS; National Desk; Part A; Pg. 12 LENGTH: 1318 words DATELINE: […]

Blood Brothers

The article below originally appeared in The Weekly Standard for October 11, 2004. Blood Brothers: Why the leading practitioners of late abortion wrote checks to John Kerry. by Douglas Johnson  [Douglas Johnson is legislative director for the National Right to Life Committee (legfederal@aol.com) (http://www.nrlc.org/).  Mary Kay Culp, executive director of Kansans for Life, contributed essential research and documentation […]

Surgical Editing: A Case Study in Pro-Aboriton Media Bias

Howard Kurtz, the highly regarded media critic for the Washington Post, reported the following item in his“Media Notes” column for December 22, 2003Surgical Editing On Thursday, Ohio’s Dayton Daily News ran a story on a court ruling “that restricts partial-birth abortion” with one rather opinionated paragraph. The paragraph was inserted, without the reporter’s knowledge, by […]

Life, Death, and Partial-Birth Abortion

On November 26, 2003, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer published a “guest editorial” attacking the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act, and attacking President Bush and the Congress for enacting it.  The essay was written by Monica J. Casper, a Seattle sociologist who has written a book titled The Making of the Unborn Patient:  A Social Anatomy of Fetal […]

Douglas Johnson Letter to the Wall Street Journal

The following letter from NRLC Legislative Director Douglas Johnson was published in the Wall Street Journal on November 10, 2003. Partial-Birth Abortion Used on Healthy Mothers In an Oct. 28 column dealing with the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act, reporter Tara Parker-Pope asserts that a practitioner “typically chooses it for medical reasons — because of concern […]

The Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act – Misconceptions and Realities

By Douglas Johnson Legislative Director National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) Legfederal@aol.com (202) 626-8820 November 5, 2003 For the latest updates on the partial-birth abortion issue, keep an eye on http://www.nrlc.org/abortion/pba WASHINGTON, D.C. —  When President Bush signed the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act (S. 3) into law on November 5, 2003, pro-lifers saw the culmination of an eight-year […]

Washington Times Letter to the Editor by Douglas Johnson

What follows is the lead letter published in The Washington Times for November 4, 2003. http://www.washtimes.com/op-ed/20031103-100448-5951r.htm Letters to the Editor Aborting the facts Writing about the partial-birth abortion ban act (“Partial birth ban wailers,” Commentary, Oct. 27), Michael Fumento wrote, “[T]he National Coalition of Abortion Providers back in 1997 estimated that the method was used […]

Partial-Birth Abortion: You Can Look It Up in the Medical Dictionary!

Medical Dictionary One entry found for partial-birth abortion. Main Entry: par·tial-birth abortion Pronunciation: ‘pär-sh&l- Function: noun : an abortion in the second or third trimester of pregnancy in which the death of the fetus is induced after it has passed partway through the birth canal   Search here for another word:   © 2003 by Merriam-Webster, Incorporated Partial-Birth Abortion — […]