Here is a link to a divided opinion of the Seventh Circuit affirming a lower court ruling enjoining an Indiana law requiring parental notice before a minor may obtain an abortion. In contrast to the views of several federal circuits, the majority did not follow Chief Justice Robert’s concurrence in the June Medical case. Judge […]
The Guttmacher Institute, a research organization started by Planned Parenthood, has updated its annual survey of abortion laws in the United States. You can view it here. I occasionally dispute the characterization of a law, but find it to be a good starting point for research.
Here’s a link to a story in the National Right to Life News about Marco Rubio’s plan to introduce CIANA (the Child Interstare Abortion Notification Act). http://www.nationalrighttolifenews.org/news/2013/02/senator-rubio-to-introduce-nrlc-backed-child-interstate-abortion-notification-act-ciana/ Teresa Collett (president of University Faculty for Life) and I have testified before congressional hearings in support of CIANA. Richard M.
Here is a Lifenews story on the House Judiciary Committee vote to approve the Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/03/27/house-panel-oks-bill-to-stop-secret-abortions-on-teenagers/ The Act would make it a federal crime to transport a minor across state lines to circumvent a state law requiring parental involvement in the minor’s decision to have an abortion. UPDATE: Here is a […]
Here is a LifeNews story about today’s hearing on CIANA (the Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act). http://www.lifenews.com/2012/03/08/hearing-minor-girls-taken-to-other-states-for-secret-abortions/ Here is a link to commentary on CIANA from Bill Saunders and Mary Harned.http://www.lifenews.com/2012/03/08/congress-must-pass-ciana-to-protect-minor-girls-from-abortion/ CIANA, according to Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who has introduced CIANA in each Congress since 2005, would make it a federal crime to transport a minor across state […]
A new report of British abortion statistics is discussed in this Zenit article. According to the Zenit article, “In 2010, 482 babies with Down syndrome were aborted. Ten of these were over 24 weeks old. Another 181 were aborted due to a family history in inherited disorders. In total, there were 2,290 abortions in 2010 […]
Michael New recently published a study that demonstrates that parental notice laws reduce abortion rates by 15%. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/03/28/study-pro-life-parental-notification-laws-reduce-abortions-15/ Richard M.