PRESS RELEASE: 5th U.S. Circuit Court upholds Texas laws protecting women

October 3, 2014 For immediate release. The American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists applauds the recent decision by the panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court in New Orleans to uphold the laws of the State of Texas.  This decision allows Texas to protect women from unsafe abortion clinics which do not meet the [...]

By | October 3rd, 2014|News|Comments Off on PRESS RELEASE: 5th U.S. Circuit Court upholds Texas laws protecting women

8th Circuit Court Affirms Informed Consent Re: Abortion and Suicide

In a landmark decision on July 24, the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit upheld South Dakota's "suicide advisory," which is part of its informed consent for abortion law. The vote was 7 to 4. This is one of the most significant federal court decisions on the risks to women since the 1973 [...]

By | July 24th, 2012|News|Comments Off on 8th Circuit Court Affirms Informed Consent Re: Abortion and Suicide

New Jursey Nurses' Conscience Rights Validated by Court

New Jersey Nurses’ Conscience Rights Validated by Court The following is a press release by the US Congressional ProLife Caucus’s Co-Chair Chris Smith (R-NJ) December 22, 2011 http://chrissmith.house.gov "UMDNJ's coercive abortion participation policy announced in September was a blatant violation of the rights of its health care professionals. The right to conscience is a federally [...]

By | December 24th, 2011|News|Comments Off on New Jursey Nurses' Conscience Rights Validated by Court

High Court Says No Right to Abortion in European Law

By Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D. STRASBOURG, December 23 (C-FAM) Europe’s highest human rights court says there is no human right to abortion in Europe’s human rights convention, and that abortion laws are the purview of sovereign states. The European Court of Human Rights made the statement last week in its conclusion of “A, B, and C [...]

By | December 23rd, 2010|News|Comments Off on High Court Says No Right to Abortion in European Law