Daniel McConchie

Planned Parenthood says its services are necessary in Oklahoma: the numbers show otherwise

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by Daniel McConchie Wed Jan 30 15:26 EST Comments (2)

Co-authored with Veronika Johannsen

A local Planned Parenthood facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma is set to close its doors beginning February 1, 2013 after losing funding for the Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) at the beginning of this…

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New Republican Party platform strongly pro-life

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by Daniel McConchie Wed Aug 22 17:16 EST Comments (0)

Over the last two days I had the privilege of working once again on the pro-life provisions of the Republican Party Platform in the meeting they hold once every four years. And once again the Committee approved a new party platform that strongly…

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Another state (13th) opt-outs of abortion in Obamacare

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by Daniel McConchie Wed Mar 14 13:22 EST Comments (0)

This week the federal government moved ahead with regulations that will require everyone in the soon-to-be-established state exchanges who are in an insurance plan that includes elective abortion coverage to pay a separate monthly premium from their…

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The True Colors of Abortion Advocates on Display in Virginia

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by Daniel McConchie Wed Mar 07 19:07 EST Comments (4)

Today, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell signed HB 462, the ultrasound bill, into law. The bill becomes law after a long, hard fight where the abortion industry fought against a life-saving procedure that is often used in Planned Parenthood clinics -…

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Tags: abortion, planned parenthood

The pro-abortion legacy of Justice O’Connor: 30 years after joining the court, the damage continues

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by Daniel McConchie Thu Oct 06 11:27 EST Comments (4)

Justice Sandra O'Connor

30 years ago last week Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was sworn in as the first female justice on the US Supreme Court. During the 1980 campaign, Ronald Reagan made a promise to nominate the first woman to high court. He got that chance shortly after…

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For Planned Parenthood, pregnancy is an ‘epidemic’ only the government can cure

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by Daniel McConchie Tue Jul 19 14:56 EST Comments (4)

While we know that Planned Parenthood’s operational focus is on promoting its cash cow of abortion over against actually encouraging women to have their baby, a slip of the tongue today on NPR News shows what they really think of all those…

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San Francisco on the wrong side of history

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by Daniel McConchie Tue Jun 14 19:04 EST Comments (1)

Reports are that San Francisco is the latest city looking to force pro-life pregnancy centers to state that they don’t provide or refer for abortions. And that just underscores the fact that the lifesaving work of pregnancy centers is giving…

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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin attacks pregnancy centers

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by Daniel McConchie Mon May 09 15:34 EST Comments (1)

With the Badger state facing a reported $137 million deficit, the legislature is considering budget cuts that may result in fewer taxpayer dollars flowing into Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Currently 24% of their budget comes from state and…

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Pregnancy centers win again

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by Daniel McConchie Fri Mar 18 19:01 EST Comments (1)

In another rejection of abortion advocates attempt to muzzle pregnancy resource centers, a federal judge has ruled that pregnancy centers in Montgomery County, Maryland cannot enforce the onerous signage regulations passed by the county board.

The…

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Oklahoma House believes life more important than money

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by Daniel McConchie Thu Mar 17 16:44 EST Comments (0)

Today, the Oklahoma State House overwhelmingly voted to ban destructive embryo research in the state. Sending a resounding message, the chamber voted 86-8 to pass AUL’s model bill banning destroying embryos for research. The bill now heads to the…

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Idaho senate passes ban on assisted suicide

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by Daniel McConchie Tue Mar 15 18:35 EST Comments (0)

The Idaho Senate voted Friday 31-2 to pass SB 1070, a ban on physician assisted suicide that is based on the AUL model bill. AUL State Director Christ Troupis and Idaho Chooses Life Executive Director David Ripley were instrumental in promoting the…

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Tags: assisted suicide, hemlock society, idaho

View into the Hearts of Militant Abortion Activists

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by Daniel McConchie Mon Mar 14 21:11 EST Comments (1)

We all know people who are pro-choice. But few of us know people who are militant advocates for abortion. This video on Eyeblast.tv by CatholicVote.org shows you the extreme side of the attendees at the Rally for Planned Parenthood in Chicago on…

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Illinois NARAL was opposed to sex abuse reporting before they supported it

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by Daniel McConchie Wed Mar 09 11:12 EST Comments (1)

While we at Americans United for Life promote pro-life legislation because we know it saves lives, there are times when some of the bills we champion apparently put abortion advocates in a tough spot.

On Saturday, the Illinois Choice Action Team,…

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That Planned Parenthood ‘Truth Tour’ - they seem to have forgotten a few key statistics

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by Daniel McConchie Mon Mar 07 16:13 EST Comments (1)

In case you’ve not seen it, here’s the Planned Parenthood bus that’s heading around trying to get Americans pumped up to support continued taxpayer funding for their operations.

They seem to have forgotten to mention a couple of ‘truths’:… Continue Reading »

Anti-life media manufactures hysteria

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by Daniel McConchie Mon Feb 28 18:40 EST Comments (7)

In the last two weeks, the prospect of significant pro-life gains in state legislatures this year has seemed to throw those in the hard-left wing of the media into a tizzy. A number of stories have come out with blatant inaccuracies and overwrought…

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