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Latest Press Releases

  • House Democrats Block Pro-Life Amendments to Appropriations Bills

    WASHINGTON – Late last night, two pro-life amendments to H.R. 2740, the House Appropriations bill, were defeated by nearly uniform opposition from pro-abortion Democrats.  “We are extremely disappointed, but not at all surprised, that Democrats are using legislation to fund the government to attack critical and popular pro-life policies related to conscience rights of healthcare […]
  • National Right to Life Praises Trump Administration on Fetal Tissue Research Regs

    NRLC Praises the Trump Administration and Secretary Azar for Their Commitment to Advancing Ethical Alternatives to the Use of Fetal Tissue in Research Within HHS The following statement can be attributed to Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life: Today’s decision by HHS to no longer allow the use of fetal tissue obtained from […]
  • Justice Clarence Thomas Exposes Planned Parenthood’s Eugenic Roots

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court today, in Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, allowed to stand a decision by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals striking Indiana’s “Sex Selective and Disability Abortion Ban.” The bill, which originally passed the Indiana legislature in March 2016, prohibited abortion based on the unborn child’s race, […]
  • National Right to Life praises Trump for protection conscience rights

    President Trump announces final rule on conscience rights HHS rulemaking ensures enforcement of existing conscience protection statutes WASHINGTON – President Trump today announced a final rule by the Department of Health and Human Services ensuring that protections of the conscience rights of health care providers are enforced. National Right to Life, the federation of state […]
  • Kansas Supreme Court Rules State Constitution Protects Dismemberment Abortion

    WASHINGTON – The Kansas Supreme Court this morning ruled that the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act (SB 95) violates the state constitution’s Bill of Rights, which they argue guarantees a “right” to abortion. In 2015, Kansas became the first state in the nation to pass a ban on the dismemberment of a living […]
  • U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to hold hearing on protecting pain-capable unborn children

    WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) tomorrow will lead a hearing on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (S. 160). Since 2010, National Right to Life and its state affiliates have led the effort to protect pain-capable unborn children, starting with enactment of model legislation in Nebraska. Sixteen states have enacted the […]
  • Sens. Mike Rounds and James Lankford introduce ban on dismemberment abortion in U.S. Senate

    WASHINGTON – The National Right to Life Committee today commended Sens. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and James Lankford (R-Okla.) for their leadership in introducing the Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act. This vital pro-life legislation would prohibit the performance of dismemberment abortion. The legislation is based on a model state bill proposed by National Right to Life, which […]
  • U.S. House Members line up to sign discharge petition on Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

    WASHINGTON – Led by Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) members of the U.S. House of Representatives today lined up on the House floor to begin signing a discharge petition on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act to the House floor. If the petition is signed by a majority of House […]

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