January 13, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – With the dawn of a new year as well as impending elections, state legislatures across America are gearing up for another year of abortion battles, with supporters and opponents alike preparing legislation of various kinds.
Two measures are pending before the Florida Legislature: SB 404, which requires written parental consent before a minor’s abortion, and SB 734, which bans abortions sought specifically on the basis of a diagnosis or suspicion that a child has Down syndrome.
“This is not a huge departure from current law,” said Republican state Sen. Kelli Stargel of the parental consent […]
LANSING, April 17, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — Pro-life legislation passed by the Michigan legislature or new precedent set by the U.S. Supreme Court will have precious little impact as long as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel remain in power, the state Democrat leaders declared recently in addresses to a conference hosted by Planned Parenthood of Michigan.
“You’ve got a powerful backstop in a veto from my office” against any potential new pro-life bills approved by the Republican legislature, Whitmer told the crowd, the Detroit News reports. “But the goal is not just to stop bad things from […]