Posts Tagged:states

With Dobbs on Horizon, States Continue to Ramp up Pro-Life Legislation in 2022

Reports surfaced last week that Justice Samuel Alito’s draft majority opinion that was leaked overturning Roe v. Wade is still the only one circulated inside the Supreme Court, giving great hope to pro-life advocates around the country. The action by states to advance pro-life legislation only further shows the claim that “Roe is settled law”…Read More

Pro-Life Fervor Spreads through States

Pro-life lawmakers in a growing number of states are calling for laws similar to Texas’ Heartbeat Law. “Bills with language similar or identical to the Texas law have been introduced in Alabama, Florida, Missouri and Ohio so far this year,” noted the liberal publication The Hill. “Most of the measures allow plaintiffs to seek monetary…Read More

Healthcare Workers in NY Ask Supreme Court to Block State’s Vaccine Mandate

Healthcare workers in New York asked the Supreme Court to block the state’s vaccine mandate. The court responded yesterday denying the request. Although the justices were split on this decision, the court will allow the mandate to stay in place without providing religious freedom exemptions. Director of the Conscience Project, Andrea Picciotti-Bayer, joins to tell…Read More

In a Rebuke to Teachers Unions, School Choice Is Going Gangbusters in the States

School districts are slowly beginning to reopen in-person instruction after being closed for nearly a year—or, in many places, for over a year. While this is a wonderful development, it will never erase what parents experienced last year: uncertainty, inconsistency, and, in some cases, ineptitude from public schools. The events of the last year have…Read More

Senators introduce bill requiring states to report abortion figures

Senators have introduced legislation that would require states to report abortion statistics to the U.S. Centres for Disease Control, including in all cases where babies survive botched abortions. The Ensuring Accurate and Complete Abortion Data Reporting Act of 2019 would make certain Medicaid family planning funds to states conditional upon their gathering and reporting comprehensive…Read More