2000 Press Releases

U.S. Supreme Court: Roe v. Wade = Partial-Birth Abortions

“The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Roe v. Wade equals partial-birth abortions, and Al Gore agrees,” said Wanda Franz, Ph.D., president of the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), in response to today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling which struck down 5 to 4 the Nebraska law banning partial-birth abortions. Partial-birth abortion is sure to […]

Lawmakers Back Away From House Vote on Roe v. Wade

House Democrats today backed away from a proposal to force a House vote on an endorsement of Roe v. Wade. If the vote had occurred, it would have been the first-ever House vote on Roe. National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) Legislative Director Douglas Johnson said that if the anticipated vote had occurred, the House […]