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Topic - Marjorie Dannenfelser
The Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that the Susan B. Anthony List has standing to challenge an Ohio law allowing a state agency to bar the group from putting up billboards saying a political candidate supported abortion funding.
A pro-life group is heading back to federal court to challenge an Ohio political speech law banning campaign "lies" after the Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that the group had the right to bring their lawsuit.
Pro-life advocates took encouragement from a federal appeals court’s decision upholding a Texas law that strengthened health and safety requirements for the state’s abortion clinics and barred late-term abortions.
After months of waiting and speculation about who would take the lead, Sen. Lindsey Graham — not Sen. Marco Rubio — will be the chief sponsor of a bill designed to ban abortions nationwide after 20 weeks, or the point at which some scientific evidence says fetuses may feel pain.
The new law in Texas that bans abortions after 20 weeks gestation and strengthens health standards at abortion clinics has transformed Gov. Rick Perry and pro-life state lawmakers into legislative role models of sorts.
President Obama offered a defiant defense of government funding for Planned Parenthood Friday and urged the group's members to help his administration sign up more women for benefits under his besieged health-care law.
Pro-life forces have legislative momentum across the country heading into 2013, but pro-choice supporters also see plenty of opportunities to win in and out of the courts, as the nation's political clash over abortion rights shows no signs of easing ahead of the 40th anniversary this month of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision.
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Former Rep. Steve Driehaus says the Susan B. Anthony List is a big-time liar that cost him his job in Congress.
Pro-choice advocates have been "forced … into a corner" by legislative maneuvering and should fight to "regain momentum," a Guttmacher Institute official says in a rally-the-troops article.
Gearing up for another midterm battle, women's groups on opposite sides of the abortion debate have a new point of contention - former Alaska Republican Gov. Sarah Palin and her crop of "mama grizzly" endorsements.
"Tea party" activists say Tuesday's elections show that the Republican Party needs conservatives for victory, but the results suggest solidarity is more important: unified Republicans steamrolled in Virginia, while they fractured in New York and lost a House seat that they had held for more than a century.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who died Tuesday at 88, was known around the world for championing life and encouraging and supporting the mentally disabled by founding the Special Olympics. Mrs. Shriver's pro-life efforts included supporting such groups as Democrats for Life of America, Feminists for Life and the Susan B. Anthony List Advisory Committee.
Dannenfelser told the Register, "Under the scheme, plans charge enrollees, regardless of age and gender, a minimum of $1 per month for elective abortion coverage."
"President Bush was forceful in his defense of the tiniest human beings at the beginning of his administration. He is equally forceful now," she said. "Such moral clarity is even more valuable now that we face a Congress that is willing to make the utilitarian sacrifice of human embryos for the completely unproven cause of embryonic-stem-cell cures."