President Trump nominated U.S. Circuit Court Judge Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court. Gorsuch fits President Trump’s campaign promise for a nominee in the mold of the late, great Antonin Scalia. Judge Gorsuch is well qualified and deserves a fair hearing, not a filibuster. He was approved for the circuit court unanimously in 2006, 95-0.
“Norma McCorvey, best known as the “Jane Roe” of Roe v. Wade, passed away on Feb. 18 from heart failure at age 69. Pushed into the spotlight by one of the most controversial Supreme Court decisions of all time, Norma never had an abortion herself. After years of personal struggles and working in the abortion industry, Norma became prolife and dedicated the rest of her life to overturning the case that bears her name.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 238-183 to make the Hyde Amendment permanent law. The Hyde Amendment is annual legislation attached to the budget which prevents your tax dollars from paying directly for most abortions. The legislation now goes to the U.S. Senate for consideration. Despite a prolife majority in the Senate, pro-abortion senators who demand taxpayers fund abortions directly will likely filibuster the bill.
President Trump signed an executive order on January 23, 2017, reinstating the Mexico City Policy. The policy stops taxpayer funding from going to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) perform or promoting abortion services internationally. This is a huge win for the prolife movement and tax payers, who will no longer have their money unwillingly sent overseas to export abortion on demand.
Protecting unborn children from the brutality of dismemberment abortions is a legislative priority for Michigan. A law is needed because D&E dismemberment abortions are as brutal as the partial-birth abortion method, which is now illegal in Michigan and the United States. Learn the facts about dismemberment abortions.
Top 10 reasons to defund Planned Parenthood
Contrary to their public relations spin, Planned Parenthood is the nation’s largest provider and promoter of abortion. To read most reporting on Planned Parenthood, it is easy to believe the spin instead of facts. This was on full display when the media distracted people from the undercover videos showing them buying and selling babies’ body parts. Here's the facts that show why prolife people should not be forced to fund Planned Parenthood.
February is Black History Month
Michigan’s own President Gerald Ford was the first president to federally recognize Black History Month in 1976. This annual observance serves as a time to remember important people and events in history, and celebrate Black heritage. But there is a current issue endangering Black Americans that is often never talked about: abortion. Alone, abortion has taken the lives of more than 19 million Black Americans since 1973.
“Dear Doctor P., You recommended abortion. You were our obstetrician and early in my wife’s pregnancy you broke the news to us that our son would have Down syndrome. You predicted a miserable and very low quality life for our son and you firmly recommended that we terminate the pregnancy ... Here is the rest of the story, the part that would never have happened had we followed your advice.”