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Louisiana is Not New York But You Would Have Thought Otherwise at New Orleans City Council Abortion Spectacle

 By Sarah Zagorski Louisiana is not New York when it comes to abortion but you would have thought otherwise if you were at the New Orleans City Council meeting yesterday. The council consisting of seven members voted unanimously to condemn the Louisiana Heartbeat Bill signed into law to protect unborn babies from the violence…

Voters Have the Chance to ‘Love Life’

By Dorinda Bordlee Reprinted with permission from The Clarion Herald On the 2020 presidential ballot, Louisiana citizens will have the opportunity to vote on the “Love Life” constitutional amendment, following the overwhelming bipartisan passage of a bill sponsored by two female legislators, Rep. Katrina Jackson (D-Monroe) and Rep. Beth Mizell (R-Franklinton). What exactly is the…

Love Life Amendment Wins Final Legislative Approval

Yesterday afternoon, the Louisiana Senate and Louisiana House of Representatives gave final approval to HB 425, the Love Life Amendment, by accepting the conference committee report. Among the conference committee report changes include placing the constitutional amendment on the Nov. 3, 2020 ballot instead of the Oct. 12, 2019 ballot. The Nov. 3, 2020 ballot…

HHS Ends Major Contract for Taxpayer-Funded Research with Body Parts of Aborted Babies

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced today it will not renew a major contract with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) to fund research using the body parts of aborted babies. Last November, Trump Administration health officials met with national pro-life leaders, scientists and ethicists in hopes of resolving concerns…

Roe v Wade: Always Constitutionally Suspect

By Royal Alexander Shreveport Attorney In recent weeks several states, including Alabama, Mississippi, Ohio, Georgia and Louisiana, have passed new pro-life legislation. In this article I put aside the moral implications of abortion, which are myriad and profound, and focus on the Roe decision strictly as a matter of constitutional law. Recall first that the…