After liberal pressure DNC Chair Tom Perez states, “Every Democrat should support a woman’s right to make her own choices about her body and her health.”
Carol Tobias, the president of the National Right to Life Committee, is taking the wrong road of surrender on defunding Planned Parenthood.
Senate Democrats defeated a cloture vote Monday on a motion to proceed with a bill that would have defunded Planned Parenthood on federal taxpayer funds.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, by a vote of 242 to 184 which bans abortions after 5 months.
By Douglas Johnson The article written by Mr. Farris contains numerous misstatements, which we may address in detail at a later date. Suffice it to say, for the moment, that Mr. Farris provides only a crude caricature of the scope of NRLC’s actual concerns regarding the current language of the PRA — concerns that are […]
By Michael Farris On January 4, 2011, we were hopeful and excited. We had lead sponsors for the new Parental Rights Amendment (PRA) and anticipated having as many as 160 sponsors in the House soon after its introduction that month. On January 5, we learned (much to our surprise) that Rep. Fleming of Louisiana had […]
http://a1135.g.akamai.net/f/1135/18227/1h/cchannel.download.akamai.com/18227/podcast/DESMOINES-IA/WHO-AM/pro%20life%20podcast%20011811.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneInWhat is better? To ban some abortions or ban none because just banning some is incrementalism and not prolife enough? That is a debate that is happening at the Iowa Statehouse and on the air waves. Eric wrote on Tuesday about […]
As a multi-client lobbyist, I’ve focused primarily on religious liberty, parental rights, school choice, and education reform issues since I started lobbying in 2007. Most of my clients have had some interest in education and I have gotten to know the stakeholders involved from every side of the issue. I love working on the issue. […]
Conventional wisdom typically dictates (not always) that what ever The Des Moines Register advocates; those who are proponents of common sense should do the exact opposite. That is certainly true with yesterday’s editorial “Don’t let abortion debate derail reform.” Anti-abortion-rights groups either don’t have the facts about health-care reform, or they’re intentionally distorting them. They […]