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Apr 1, 2015
Dannenfelser Responds to Indiana RFRA

"Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act gives pro-life Hoosiers the opportunity to hold on to and defend their values in the public square. This could include, for example, an employer or organization objecting to coverage for abortifacient drugs and devices, or employees who do not want to be forced to participate in abortions. We stand with all pro-life Americans fighting for their right to live and do business in accordance with their deepest beliefs.”

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Mar 30, 2015
Gov. Chris Christie Announces Support of Popular Five-Month Abortion Limit

“I am proud to be a pro-life Republican. I believe that every life is an individual gift from God, and that no life is disposable. When I was preparing to run for Governor of New Jersey there were those who told me there was no way I would be elected as a pro-life candidate.  I told them that they were wrong, that the voters would accept the sincerity of my beliefs even if they felt differently. Today, I am a living example that being pro-life is not a political liability anywhere in America,” said Gov. Chris Christie to the national pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List.

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Mar 11, 2015
Senate Democrats Put Abortion Ideology Ahead of Trafficking Victims

“Democrats once again are putting abortion ideology first. The Hyde Amendment, which stops taxpayer dollars from going to fund elective abortion, has been a part of this legislation since January. Nearly 70 percent of Americans oppose taxpayer funding of abortion on-demand,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List.  “Minority Leader Reid is ignoring history and carelessly throwing victims of human trafficking under the bus in order to cater to the abortion industry. This is abortion politics at its worst and the most vulnerable among us – women and unborn children alike – deserve better.”

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Mar 9, 2015
“Incompatible with life” is Medically Inaccurate

“As a research institute that affirms life, the Charlotte Lozier Institute is proud to endorse the Geneva Declaration on Perinatal Care,” said Dr. David Prentice. “We urge other medical practitioners and research professionals, as well as disability rights activists and groups for life and against discrimination to sign this important Declaration.”

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Mar 6, 2015
West Virginia Becomes 14th State to Enact Popular Five Month Abortion Ban

West Virginia has become the 14th state to enact a ban on late term abortion after five months – the point at which unborn children can feel pain.

“The House of Delegates vote to override Governor Tomblin’s shameful veto was the first veto override since 1987. This historic effort is emblematic of the momentum building nationwide to protect children and women in the late stages of pregnancy,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List.

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Mar 6, 2015
6th Circuit: SBA List Did Not Make False Statements about Abortion Funding in Obamacare

“Moreover, given the debate prior to passage of the PPACA as to whether it includes taxpayer funding for abortion, the gist or sting of the statements appears to have at least some truth, to be substantially true, or to be subject to differing interpretations. Driehaus vocally opposed the PPACA because of his concerns about federal funding for abortions but he then voted for it anyway despite the absence of his desired language (the Stupak-Pitts Amendment) in the final version. The Executive Order adds language, but is not part of the PPACA and does not alter the statutory text. In fact, debate continues over the meaning and effect of the PPACA…For SBA List to overcome Driehaus’s defamation claim, it is enough that the statements had some truth, were substantially true, or were subject to differing interpretations. Driehaus’s own change of position demonstrates that they were.”

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Mar 3, 2015
Gov. Scott Walker Announces Support of Popular Five-Month Abortion Limit

“Governor Walker is making his pro-life convictions concrete in his presidential platform.  His commitment to the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act in Wisconsin and nationally is the best first step for a pro-life candidate and one that is embraced by the nation. This popular legislation has been endorsed by almost every Republican hopeful for 2016. The only likely candidate who has not yet endorsed the measure is Governor Chris Christie. We encourage him to back up his strong statements at CPAC last week by taking this concrete action.

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Feb 23, 2015
Pro-life Leaders Remember Dr. John C. Willke’s Legacy

Willkes“Jack and Barbara Wilke both had a deep and profound understanding that there were two lives in every abortion decision. Their conviction that we must  ‘love them both’ was convincing to me in my own pro-life conversion and, I believe, is the reason we are living in a new, hopeful, re-invigorated pro-life moment." 

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Feb 18, 2015
Dr. David Prentice Testifies on SB 334

A recent study by Skotko et al. found that 99% of people with Down syndrome are happy with their lives, 99% of parents said they love their child with Down syndrome, and 97% of brothers/sisters, ages 9-11, said they love their sibling.

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Feb 11, 2015
WV and SC Advance Women-Led, Pain-Capable 5 Month Abortion Limits

“It is encouraging to see our women allies in South Carolina and West Virginia lead in the fight to protect unborn children from brutal abortions after five months. Their efforts reflect the reality that women support this measure in even higher numbers than men." 

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