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Mar 11, 2014
Reps. Marsha Blackburn & Michele Bachmann to Receive Pro-life Achievement Awards

Tomorrow evening the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) will honor Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) with the Distinguished Leader Award and retiring Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) with the Marilyn Musgrave Defender of Life Award at the group’s seventh annual Campaign for Life Gala. The event will be held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C. Bill Kristol, founder of The Weekly Standard, will serve as Master of Ceremonies and former presidential candidate and FOX television host Governor Mike Huckabee (R-AR) will give the keynote address.

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Mar 10, 2014
West Va. Legislature Passes 20 Week Abortion Limit

“West Virginia will soon become the latest state to pass legislation to protect unborn children from the painful death of abortion after 20 weeks – more than halfway through pregnancy. Momentum is growing for this popular measure to move forward in Washington as well, where Senate Democrats should take a cue from their West Virginia counterparts."

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Mar 5, 2014
21 Amicus Briefs Filed in Support of SBA List Supreme Court Case

Twenty-one amicus briefs have been filed on behalf of the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) in the group’s Supreme Court case Susan B. Anthony List v. Steven Driehaus. SBA List is petitioning the high court to allow their First Amendment challenge to Ohio’s “false statement” law to proceed.

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Mar 4, 2014
SBA List Candidate Fund Endorses Elise Stefanik in New York’s 21st District

“The Susan B. Anthony List Candidate Fund is proud to endorse such a principled and articulate pro-life leader in Elise Stefanik. We look forward to seeing Elise succeed in this historically pro-life district so that she may serve as a voice for women, unborn children, and pro-life taxpayers in Washington,” said SBA List Candidate Fund President Marjorie Dannenfelser. “Her energy, experience, and passion for promoting the dignity of each human life will make Elise an excellent addition to the House Pro-life Women’s Caucus.”

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Mar 4, 2014
SBA List Candidate Fund Endorses David Jolly in FL-13 Special Election

“The Susan B. Anthony List Candidate Fund is proud to endorse David Jolly for Congress. He will be a strong voice for the unborn in Washington and we look forward to his victory over abortion advocate Alex Sink in this month’s special election."

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Mar 4, 2014
SBA List Candidate Fund Endorses Karen Handel for U.S. Senate in Georgia

“Karen Handel is a strong, articulate pro-life leader and the best candidate in Georgia to speak to the errors of abortion-centered feminism and one of its chief advocates, Michelle Nunn” said Susan B. Anthony List Candidate Fund President Marjorie Dannenfelser. “Karen fearlessly exposed the false roots of the ‘war on women’ PR campaign when she called America’s largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood, a bully – and busted the myth that they provide mammograms."

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Feb 28, 2014
Cecile Richards on when Life Begins

“Cecile Richards’ comments were insensitive and unfeeling to any woman who has ever been pregnant, especially those women who have suffered the pain of miscarriage. This is an example of the problem of getting so wrapped up in the politics of ‘reproductive choice,’ that the real experience of pregnant women becomes secondary."

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Feb 26, 2014
West Va. House Passes 20 Week Abortion Limit Following Uproar

“The West Virginia House joined a swift moving popular movement to protect unborn children from the painful death of abortion after 20 weeks – that’s more than halfway through pregnancy...The Democratic Party has a history of protecting vulnerable Americans. Senator Manchin has an opportunity to reclaim that heritage by becoming the first Democratic cosponsor of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.”

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Feb 25, 2014
International Norm: Vast Majority of Countries Limit Abortion after 20 Weeks

CLI LogoA new report authored by Charlotte Lozier Institute associate scholar Angelina Baglini and co-released by CLI and Life Canada finds that the United States and Canada are two of only seven in the world to permit elective abortion beyond 20 weeks.  The two nations join China, North Korea, Singapore, Vietnam, and Netherlands in allowing abortion more than halfway through pregnancy, when the unborn child feels pain.

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Feb 24, 2014
SBA List Files SCOTUS Brief in First Amendment Case

“Our founders braved the threat of the gallows so that we would not have to fear speaking our true convictions. What is a chill of speech? In a word it is fear – fear that speech may land one in jail or subject the speaker to ruinous fines,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser, President of Susan B. Anthony List. “As a wife and mother of five I can tell you that the fear of imprisonment and crippling fines has been real. We hope to see our First Amendment rights affirmed by the Court so that, headed into the 2014 senate elections, we may expose the truth about Obamacare and those who support it." 

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