Pro-Life News: Illinois, England, New Hampshire

National   |   Steven Ertelt   |   Feb 23, 2012   |   9:18PM   |  

Illinois House Approves Two Pro-Life Measures, Including Ultrasound Bill

Illinois women who want to get abortions might be required to either view an ultrasound before the procedure or decline to do so in writing, under proposals that passed an Illinois House committee Tuesday. The two measures call for more regulations on centers that perform abortions — including requiring doctors to ask if the patient wants to see an ultrasound and additional building regulations on the actual clinics — were passed overwhelmingly in the Agricultural Committee. They head to the House floor for debate. More from AP.

British Chief Medical Officers Issues Warning After Abortion Expose’

The Chief Medical Officer is to write to all abortion clinics to remind them of their responsibilities after The Daily Telegraph discovered that women were being granted illegal abortions based on the sex of their unborn baby. London Telegraph

New Hampshire House takes on New Obama HHS Mandate

The Republican-dominated state House of Representatives overwhelming voted Wednesday to condemn the Obama administration’s controversial rule requiring religiously-affiliated institutions to offer health coverage that includes “free” access to contraception, sterilization and abortion-inducing drugs. The House’s Resolution 29 passed with a vote of 227-121. The New Hampshire House of Representatives has thus become the first elected body in America to officially vote to condemn the ruling. New Hampshire Journal