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State & Local Legislation

 GENERAL 

A Case for Life: How Far is too Far?, Therese Hessler - 02.06.19

+ A Glimpse at the Possibility of a Post-Roe World,  Ana Brennan, J.D. - 04.09.20

 A Tale of Two States: A Bellwether for a Culture of Life, Joe Kral, J.D. - 04.23.20

+ At-Home Abortion Is No Magic Pill, Katie Glenn, J.D. - 05.28.20

+ The Moral Case for Pro-Life Abortion “Trigger” Bans, Joe Kral, M.A. - 08.06.20

+ Blue Cities in Red States, Ana Brennan, J.D. - 07.28.22

+ Referendums on Life, Ana Brennan, J.D. - 11.21.22 

+ The Need to Prepare for Pro-Abortion State Constitutional Referendums, Jacqulyn Dudasko, Ed.D. 01.12.23 

+ The Life-Saving Impact of State Actions Following the Dobbs Decision: A Case Study of Plummeting 2022 Abortion Totals in Oklahoma and Arkansas, Mia Steupert, M.A. - 07.13.23

 

 ARIZONA  

The Overturning of Roe by the Supreme Court Has Left Arizona in a State of Uncertainty, Jamie Jeffries - 11.21.22

 ARKANSAS 

+ State Law Helps Arkansans Build a Culture of Life at the Local Level, David Cox - 05.25.22

 CALIFORNIA 

+ The Inconsistency of California Laws and the Value of the Unborn, Bernadette Tasy, M.A. 

04.02.20

+ Abortion Law in California Post-Inauguration, Brooke Karmie - 02.25.21  

 COLORADO 

+  Colorado Ballot Initiative 120: Late-Term Abortion Ban, Kristin Vail -  05.14.20

+  Colorado Ballot Initiative 120: The Next Steps toward Banning Late-Term Abortions

Kristin Vail - 07.23.20

+ The Story of Colorado Prop. 115, Dr. Tom Perille, M.D. - 11.12.20  

+ Colorado’s Reproductive Health Equity Act, Tom Perille, M.D. - 06.10.22

 FLORIDA 

+ Florida Senate Bill 698: A Trojan HorseAndrew Shirvell, J.D. - 06.02.20

+ For Florida’s Unborn Children, the 2021 Legislative Session was Tragically Disappointing, Andrew Shirvell, J.D. - 05.27.21 

 GEORGIA 

+ The Pulse on Georgia’s Life Act, Emily Matson, J.D. - 09.08.22 

 IDAHO 

+ Learning from Texas: Idaho Passes Private Enforcement of Fetal Heartbeat Law, Ana Brennan J.D. 04.07.22 

+ Protecting Minors and Parental Rights in Idaho, Ana Brennan, J.D. - 04.07.23

+ First of a Kind Idaho Abortion Trafficking Law – What the Law Does and Does Not DoJennifer Popik, J.D. - 05.18.23 

 ILLINOIS 

+ The Illinois Reproductive Health Act & The Philosophy of God, Mary Kate Knorr - 06.20.19

Abortion Extremism at the Expense of Illinois Children, Amy Gehrke - 03.04.21 

+ Illinois SB 818: A Dangerous Gateway to Normalizing Abortion, Amy Gehrke - 08.26.21

+ Illinois General Assembly Votes to Repeal Parental Notice of Abortion, Amy Gehrke & Steven Jacobs, J.D., Ph.D. - 11.18.21 

+ Is Pro-Life Legislative Success Possible in Illinois?, Amy Gehrke - 08.25.22

Violent Crime and the Violence of Abortion in IllinoisAmy Gehrke  - 10.13.22 

+ Pregnancy Resource Centers Under Attack in Illinois, Amy Gehrke - 05.11.23

 IOWA 

+ Iowa Judicial Overreach and the Move Forward Caitlyn Dixson - 05.09.19 

+ Iowa still needs to Pass Pro-Life Abortion Ban, Jenifer Bowen - 03.17.23

 MAINE 

+ A Pro-Abortion Red Herring: Maine’s New “Buffer Zone” Law, Thomas Keith - 6.16.22 

+ Big Abortion Rules: Maine Governor Signs Extreme Abortion LawKaren Vachon - 08.31.23 

 MARYLAND 

Efforts to Protect Unborn Continually Thwarted by Maryland Legislators, Therese Hessler

    05.24.18

Maryland Speaker Wishes to Further Entrench Abortion Rights, Therese Hessler - 08.23.18

Review of Maryland's Fetal Homicide Law, Therese M. Hessler - 10.02.18

+ The Need for Maryland to Pass a Dismemberment Abortion BanTherese Hessler - 03.05.20

+ Maryland Puts Abortion Politics Before PatientsLaura Bogley, J.D. - 03,21.23  

+ Baltimore City Sponsors Abortion TourismLaura Bogley, J.D. - 09.14.23 

 

 MASSACHUSETTS 

The Beginning of Pro-Life Pregnancy Center Bans, Brooke A. Karmie - 06.23.22 

 MISSISSIPPI 

+ The State of Abortion in Mississippi, Tessa Longbons - 06.10.21

 NEBRASKA 

+ A Bittersweet Victory as Nebraska Bans Dismemberment Abortions,  Sandy Danek - 09.03.20

 NEW MEXICO 

+ New Mexico’s Abortion Repeal Bill: The Secret Expansion of Abortion Access and An Attack on Pregnancy CentersMike Seibel, J.D. & Jamie Jeffries - 02.22.21

+ Sanctuaries for the Unborn in New Mexico: The Passage of De Facto Abortion Bans in the Land of Enchantment, Mark Lee Dickson - 01.19.23

 OHIO 

+ The Human Life Protection Act: How Ohio is Using a Trigger Ban to Prepare for a Post-Roe America, Jessica Warner - 03.19.20

+ A Pro-Life Analysis of 'Abortion Access in Ohio’s Changing Legislative Context',  

Jessica Warner - 06.25.20  

+ Born Alive Infant Protection Act Impact in OhioBrooke Karmie - 01.13.22 

+ An Examination of the Study “Who Attends a Crisis Pregnancy Center in Ohio?”, Allie Frazier - 08.11.22

+ Refuting the Abortion-Centric Narrative of  “Ohio docs say new abortion law has them working against oaths to do no harm”, Allie Frazier - 10.13.22

+ How Ohio’s Pro-abortion Ordinances Fail Moral and Legal Tests, Allie Frazier - 11.09.22

+ Abortion Referendums in the Midwest: What Ohio’s Pro-Life Movement Can Learn From Kansas and Kentucky, Allie Frazier - 01.24.23

+ Debunking the Lies of Ohio’s Pro-Abortion Ballot Initiative, Allie Frazier - 04.13.23 

+ How Protecting Ohio’s Constitution May Empower Other States to Protect Preborn Lives,  Allie Frazier - 06.01.23 

+ In Defense of Ohio’s Issue 1Allie Frazier - 07.27.23

 OREGON 

+  Oregon Continues to Advocate for the Vulnerable during COVID-19Jessica Stanton, J.D. 

05.05.20

+  The Fight to Halt Abortion Expansion in Oregon, Lois Anderson - 04.27.23 

 PENNSYLVANIA 

+ Signs of Hope: A Call to Action, Maria Gallagher -  01.15.20

+ PA Senators Support Telemedicine Free of Abortion, Maria V. Gallagher - 06.18.20

Under Fire: PA Dept. of Health Resumes Abortion Center Inspections, Maria V. Gallagher  |  09.24.20

+ Legal Assault on Pennsylvania's Abortion Control Act, Maria V. Gallagher - 10.27.21 27 

+ Life Amendment is Top Priority in Pennsylvania, Maria V. Gallagher - 03.11.22

Fighting for Life in Pennsylvania Post-Roe, Maria V. Gallagher - 07.14.22 

+ The Continued Legal Assualt on Pro-Life Efforts to Help Mothers & their Unborn Children, Maria V. Gallagher - 09.22.22

+ Landmark PA Law is Under Attack as Abortion Totals Rise, Maria V. Gallagher - 02.16.23

+ Proposed Amendment Threatens Babies & Moms in Pennsylvania, Maria V. Gallagher - 04.20.23

+ Real Alternatives Provides Sanctuary of Support to Pregnant Women, Maria V. Gallagher - 07.20.23

 SOUTH DAKOTA 

+ Pro-Life Legislators: A Call for Collaboration, Fred Deutsch, D.C. - 05.23.19

+ A New Approach to Informed Consent in South Dakota, Ana Brennan, J.D. - 09.02.21 

 TEXAS 

+ Texas Cares for the Life and Livelihood of Women and Babies with $100 million dollars to

Alternatives to Abortion Program, Mary Elizabeth Castle, J.D. - 02.03.22 

+ Texas Heartbeat Law Wins Again at Texas Supreme CourtMary Elizabeth Castle, J.D. - 03.28.22

+ Texas Supreme Court Correctly Decided that Texas Pre-Roe Statues Can Immediately Save Lives,

Mary Elizabeth Castle, J.D. - 07.18.22 

+ Austin City Council Ignores Supreme Court and Life with Special Meeting on Abortion Policies

Mary Elizabeth Castle, J.D. - 09.15.22

+ Citizens of San Antonio Prove Texans Want their Cities to Protect Life by Rejecting Pro-Abortion “Proposition A”, Mary Elizabeth Castle, J.D. - 06.22.23

 

 WASHINGTON 

+ Protection of Abortionists from Lawful ProsecutionMichael Dumais - 09.30.22  

 WISCONSIN 

+ Working with Veto Power: The Wisconsin Strategy, Heather Weininger - 06.13.19

+ The Time to Act is Now: 2020 Super States and Planned Parenthood, Heather Weininger - 10.24.19

+ Building an Effective Pro-Life Playbook, Amy Gehrke - 12.05.19

+ Planned Parenthood IS an Abortion Business, Amy Gehrke  -  o5.21.20

+ Governor Evers Attempt to Overturn Wisconsin’s Pre-Roe Abortion Ban, Heather Weininger -   07.10.22 

The Struggle to Keep Wisconsin’s Pre-Roe Abortion Ban LawHeather Weininger, Gracie Skogma - 06.14.23

 WYOMING 

 
 
 
 
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