Month: April 2013

Pro-Life Advocates Unconstitutionally Prohibited from Offering Help to Women

Life Legal Defense Foundation Asks Supreme Court to Strike Down Discriminatory Massachusetts Ruling This week Life Legal Defense Foundation is urging the United States Supreme Court to review a First Circuit decision which severely limits free speech of pro-life advocates. In McCullen v. Coakley, seven Massachusetts residents who engaged in pro-life counseling outside of abortion …

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Gosnell Abortion Clinic Murder Trial: Life Legal Defense Foundation has Pursued His Type Before

Legal abortion is not safe. The Kermit Gosnell trial is not a unique situation. In fact, the Gosnell case explains why abortion clinics go to such great lengths to keep life advocates away from public property surrounding their facilities. LLDF experienced this first-hand while fighting for the free speech rights of pro-life advocates in Birmingham, …

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Exploitation in the Making?

California Considers Bill that Would Allow Researchers to Pay Women for Harvesting Their Eggs Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla (D-Concord) has introduced a bill, AB 926, that would remove the prohibition on paying women to donate their eggs for research purposes. Certain types of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research require large numbers of oocytes  which are used …

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California Considers Expanding Non-Physician Abortion

Update: LLDF has sent a letter to the California Assembly Health Committee voicing opposition to AB 154, and has also prepared a factsheet detailing reasons for opposing this harmful legislation. AB 154 is scheduled for a hearing in the Assembly Health Committee on April 23. Before that date, it is essential that members of the committee hear from you. Call or email the …

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Gosnell Case (Philadephia): At what point does “failure to condemn” become “tacit approval”?

Today’s news media outlets are not generally known for their deference to delicate sensibilities. Usually the more sensational, inappropriate or grotesque the subject matter, the more newsworthy it becomes. Or so it would seem. Unless, of course, the story reflects poorly on a subject such as abortion. The almost entire failure of mainstream media outlets …

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