Category Archive for: health

Oklahoma AG Joins 17 States to Condemn DOJ Targeting School Board Meetings

The attorneys general of 17 U.S. states have formed a coalition denouncing the Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI for attempting to “chill lawful dissent by parents voiced during local school board meetings.” Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita and 16 other state chief legal officers signed a letter to President Joe Biden on Monday, blasting…Read More

Senate committee proposes rollback of pro-life policies

A Senate committee introduced nine budget bills on Monday that would roll back several pro-life policies, allowing for domestic funding of abortions and funding of international pro-abortion groups. As part of the appropriations process for the 2022 fiscal year, the Senate Appropriations Committee on Monday released nine bills allocating funding to various federal agencies and…Read More

Biden Administration Asks Supreme Court to Stop Texas’ Pro-Life Law

The Department of Justice on Monday officially requested that the Supreme Court block a recently-passed law in Texas which bans most abortions after a heartbeat can be detected. The Department of Justice (DOJ) submitted an application to the Court arguing that the Texas law violates Roe v. Wade and is therefore unconstitutional. The pro-life law,…Read More

Planned Parenthood whistleblower turned Hispanic pro-life leader details clinic corruption, intimidation

Mayra Rodríguez worked for Planned Parenthood for 17 years and was in charge of three clinics. In 2016, the abortion provider recognized her as employee of the year. Shortly thereafter she would become one of the most outspoken pro-life advocates in the Hispanic community. During her tenure with Planned Parenthood, Rodríguez said she witnessed falsified…Read More

Senate Democrats Drop Hyde Amendment for First Time in Decades

Senate Democrats left out the Hyde Amendment from the annual funding bill they presented Monday, rupturing a decades-long bipartisan custom of including the amendment, which prohibits taxpayer funding of abortions, in all such bills. “The bill also did not include the Weldon amendment, which bars entities that don’t want to provide abortion care from being…Read More

Appeals court reinstates several Oklahoma death row prisoners to lawsuit

A federal appeals court has ordered that several Oklahoma death row prisoners be reinstated to a lawsuit challenging the state’s lethal injection protocol. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday said a lower court made a mistake by dismissing six prisoners from the lawsuit. A group of more than two dozen death row…Read More

Oklahoma executions could be called off for Julius Jones, others

High-profile death row inmate Julius Jones and five others scheduled for execution could get a reprieve because of a federal appeals court decision Friday. Jones, 41, is set to be executed Nov. 18. Jones claims that he is innocent, that the real killer framed him and that his trial was unfair. Millions signed a petition in his support after ABC in…Read More

Supreme Court must return abortion debate to voters and legislatures, says Mississippi brief

The Supreme Court’s precedents on legal abortion are so tangled and misguided that abortion law should be returned to the people and their representatives in the legislatures, backers of a Mississippi ban on abortions after 15 weeks have said. “Finally forced to defend those cases, respondents drive home the stark reality: Roe and Casey are…Read More

Before Supreme Court, Kentucky’s attorney general asks to intervene in defense of pro-life law

The office of Kentucky’s attorney general appeared at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking to be allowed to intervene in defense of the state’s dismemberment abortion ban. Kentucky’s pro-life law, H.B. 454, passed the state legislature in 2018 and was signed into law by then-governor Matt Bevin (R). It bans the practice of live dismemberment…Read More