1.The March for Life goes on in the face of historic DC blizzard: Despite many buses being forced to turn around to avoid the impending blizzard heading for the nation’s capital, there was still a strong and dedicated showing pro-life support on the streets of Washington for the 2016 March for Life. It’s clear that no amount of snow or bad weather can shake the commitment of the pro-life grassroots!
National Right to Life announced today that its political committees, the National Right to Life Victory Fund and the National Right to Life Political Action Committee, are contacting over 650,000 identified registered pro-life voter households in Pennsylvania, urging a vote for Pat Toomey for U.S. Senate and Donald Trump for president.
The D.C. Council has voted to advance legislation to legalize doctor-prescribed suicide in the nation’s capital. This dangerous proposal, modeled after Oregon’s law, threatens the most vulnerable in the District, including the elderly, those with disabilities and the chronically ill.
Today, the D.C. Council Health and Human Services Committee voted to advance B-21-38 (the so-called “Death with Dignity Act”), which would legalize doctor-prescribed suicide in the nation’s capital.
The D.C. Council Health and Human Services Committee will vote on B21-38, a bill that would legalize assisted suicide, on Wednesday, October 5th.
As always, Ohio is ground zero for the 2016 elections. Not only will the Buckeye State play a key role in determining the outcome of the presidential race but it may decide which party controls the United States Senate come January.
Hillary Clinton’s support for abortion is longstanding and unwavering. But many Americans may be surprised to learn just how extreme her position is.
In January, for the first time since 2006, a pro-life Senate majority was sworn into office after hard-fought victories in the 2014 elections. In addition to defending pro-life seats, the following either ousted a pro-abortion incumbent or flipped an open seat that had previously been in pro-abortion hands: Sens. Dan Sullivan of Alaska, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Cory Gardner of Colorado, Joni Ernst of Iowa, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Steve Daines of Montana, Thom Tillis of North Carolina, Mike Rounds of South Dakota, and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia. All of these freshman senators currently hold a 100% voting record with National Right to Life.
The 2016 New Hampshire Senate race began in earnest Monday when Gov. Maggie Hassan, a pro-abortion Democrat, announced she will challenge pro-life incumbent Sen. Kelly Ayotte. Prior to Hassan’s announcement, the Rothenberg & Gonzalez Political Report rated the contest “Leans Republican,” although many observers expect the race to turn into a dead heat.