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New Motions Filed in Planned Parenthood Lawsuit

After months of aggressive pro-abort moves against David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress, Life Legal is striking back with motions designed to stop Planned Parenthood in its tracks! Life Legal has filed a motion to dismiss the case of Planned Parenthood v. Center for Medical Progress (CMP) and David Daleiden. In addition, six amicus—or …

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Update on Baby Israel

Last Thursday evening, Life Legal obtained a temporary court order prohibiting a Sacramento area hospital from withdrawing life-sustaining care to two-year old baby Israel. On Friday morning, we were back in court again. The judge granted the family’s request for a one-week extension of the order to find a physician to provide an independent evaluation …

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Remembering Terri Schiavo

The Life Legal Defense Foundation provided Terri Schiavo’s earliest defense, long before her plight was acknowledged by the media. Despite our best efforts—and the subsequent efforts of some of the nation’s brightest attorneys—we were not able to save Terri’s life. March 31, 2016 marks the 11th anniversary of the murder of Terri Schiavo. I cannot …

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West Virginia: A Chance to Improve the Safety of Women

Abortion is not safe for women as case after case has proven this year. We watched with horror while Kermit Gosnell’s practices were laid bare. We continue to fight to close illegal clinics such as the New Woman All Women clinic in Birmingham, Alabama. Testimony from former clinic workers in a Delaware Planned Parenthood will …

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Case Update

[This article was printed in Lifeline Vol. XXIII, No. 1 (Winter 2014) [PDF] CASES TO WATCH: Mississippi v. Ester Mann, Harriet Ashley, and Ron Nederhoed (Miss.)—Sidewalk counselors arrested for obstructing the sidewalk while peacefully praying and holding signs on the public sidewalk outside Mississippi’s last standing abortion clinic, the Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Jackson Police Department officers claim that …

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Life Legal Defense Foundation’s Annual Benefit Dinner

Honoring the Defenders of Life Saturday, November 17, 2012, 3:30pm (conference) 6:00 pm (dinner) Our Lady of Peace, Santa Clara, Calif. This year, the annual Benefit will start with a “mini-conference” at 3:30 p.m. LLDF staff will present an update on active cases and projects. At 5:00 p.m., participants may attend the regularly-scheduled Mass at …

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FBI Bullies Pro-Life Advocate in “Witch Hunt”

“Gestapo tactics” Called Out by Life Legal Defense Foundation This week Life Legal Defense Foundation attorney Allison Aranda sent a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) because they threatened and questioned pro-life advocate Andrew Moore at his home in Dallas, Texas on Friday, July 13th. The FBI agents talked to Mr. Moore for …

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House to Vote on Obamacare Repeal

Tuesday, July 10, 2012: Debate on a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) will begin tomorrow in the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation will receive a bill number when it is formally introduced today, but the text is currently available online. The Congressional findings included in the bill are well-worth the time …

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San Francisco PRC Battles Anti-Advertising Ordinance

In October 2011, San Francisco’s Pregnancy Resource Centers came under fire through a city ordinance restricting what they are allowed to say to potential clients. The law applies to pro-life pregnancy centers who provide medical services, but who choose not to counsel or refer patients for abortions or the morning after pill. The ordinance does …

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