Federal Legislation


National Right to Life does not oppose the heartbeat bill


The following statement may be attributed to Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life: It is not true that National Right to Life has blocked congressional consideration of the heartbeat bill. Nor is it true to say that National Right to Life lobbied congressional leadership against the heartbeat bill. National Right to Life does […]

National Right to Life urges Congressional support for Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 4712)


To view or download a PDF version of this letter, click here. RE: Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 4712) Dear Member of Congress: The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of state right-to-life organizations, urges you to support the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 4712), introduced by Congressman Marsha Blackburn, when […]

NRLC Urges Cosponsorship of Dismemberment Abortion Ban (H.R. 1192)


RE: Cosponsorship of the Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act (H.R. 1192) Dear Member of Congress: The National Right to Life Committee, the federation of state right-to-life organizations, urges you to co-sponsor the Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act (H.R. 1192). This vital pro-life legislation, introduced by Rep. Chris Smith, would prohibit the performance of dismemberment abortion. H.R. 1129 […]

State Homicide Laws That Recognize Unborn Victims


National Right to Life Committee January 5, 2018 What appears below is a summary of the laws of the 38 states that recognize the unlawful killing of an unborn child as homicide in at least some circumstances. The federal Unborn Victims of Violence Act, enacted April 1, 2004, covers unborn victims of federal and military crimes. If you wish to view […]

National Right to Life Scorecard Advisory on Alexander-Murray/Collins-Nelson


To view or download a PDF version of this advisory, click here. RE: Scorecard advisory on Alexander-Murray and Collins-Nelson proposals Dear Member of Congress: The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of state right-to-life organizations, urges you to oppose the Bipartisan Health Care Stabilization Act of 2017 (Alexander-Murray) sponsored by Sens. Lamar Alexander […]

NRLC urges Congress to retain the adoption tax credit as they consider H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017


RE: NRLC urges retention of the adoption tax credit Dear Member of Congress: The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the nationwide federation of state right-to-life organizations, urges you to retain the adoption tax credit (section 1102(b)), as well as the exclusion for adoption assistance programs (section 1406). as you consider H.R. 1, the Tax […]

NRLC Scorecard Advisory on H.R. 849 (repealing IPAB)


RE: Scorecard advisory on H.R. 849 repealing the Independent Payment Advisory Board Dear Member of Congress: The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of state right-to-life organizations, urges you to support H.R. 849, the Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act of 2017. NRLC intends to include the roll call on final passage H.R. […]

National Right to Life Urges Action on IPAB


RE: Repealing the Independent Payment Advisory Board Dear Representative: The mission of National Right to Life is to protect and defend the most fundamental right of humankind, the right to life of every innocent human being from the beginning of life to natural death. In that defense, we strongly urge you to repeal one of […]

NRLC scorecard letter on motion to proceed to H.R. 1628 on Obamacare repeal


RE: In support of motion to proceed to H.R. 1628 on Obamacare repeal Dear Senator: Majority Leader McConnell has indicated that on Tuesday, July 25, the Senate will vote on the motion to proceed to the House-passed American Health Care Act of 2017 (H.R. 1628) The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the nationwide federation […]

NRLC letter to Congress urging “YES” vote on American Health Care Act


To view or download a PDF version of this letter, click here.   RE: NRLC urges “yes” vote on the American Health Care Act to repeal and replace portions of the Obama health care law. Dear Member of Congress: The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of state right-to-life organizations, strongly supports H.R. […]