Understanding Why Pro-Lifers Were So Successful at the State Level in 2011
- Learning Curve. Dionne Jr., E. J. // Commonweal;3/25/2005, Vol. 132 Issue 6, p8
Explains the reasons behind the emergence of prolife Democrats in the U.S. Congress. Purpose of U.S. President George W. Bush for appointing conservative judges to the U.S. Supreme Court; Factor that contributed to the political victory of Arlen Specter over Pat Toomey in Pennsylvania;...
- Civil Rights. // Education Digest;Apr1986, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p63
The article reports that legislation to assure that Title IX's provisions extend to a total institution, and not just an individual program, is bogged down in the U.S. Congress, primarily by an anti-abortion rider. It is just one piece of civil rights efforts beleaguered by the tone, emphasis,...
- Catholic pro-lifers face off in Pennsylvania. Feuerherd, Joe // National Catholic Reporter;3/18/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 20, p11
Discusses the possible representation of Pennsylvania in the U.S. Senate by a pro-life devout Roman Catholic. Citation of probable candidates; Arguments on the neutralization of the abortion issue in the Senate; Impact of pro-life movement demands on the candidates.
- 2007 Congressional Session Ends with All Pro-Life Policies Intact. // National Right to Life News;Jan2008, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p3
The article discusses the highlights of the 2007 U.S. Congressional Session, which tackled the issue of pro-life movement. The session saw the success of pro-life forces to block all attempts to weaken or repeal pre-existing pro-life policies. Although the anti-life side was able to muster...
- Profamily victories tempered by abortion override failure. Lawton, Kim A. // Christianity Today;11/11/96, Vol. 40 Issue 13, p94
Focuses on the decision by the 104th United States Congress regarding prolife and profamily issues. Failed attempt to override US President Bill Clinton's veto of a bill banning abortion; Defense of Marriage Act; Law against computer-generated child pornography; Reactions; Expectations.
- The limits of politics. Murchison, William // Human Life Review;Winter99, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p7
Focuses on the 1998 elections in the United States and its implications for the prolife cause in the US Congress. Defeated pro-choice representatives; Strength of the pro-life movement as a political force; Theoretical role of the political process to defend life.
- Urge Congress to Reject Embryo-Killing Research. // National Right to Life News;Jun2006, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p1
Encourages readers to support the efforts to urge the U.S. Congress to reject the House Resolution 810 that would repeal the ban on federal funding for stem cell research. Impact of the bill on the pro-life policy of the administration of President George W. Bush; Ways to take an action to the...
- White House and Top Capitol Hill Democrats Prepare for Final Push on Sweeping Pro-Abortion Health Care Legislation. // National Right to Life News;Jan2010, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p1
The article reports on the move of by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama and top Democratic congressional leaders to pass a pro-abortion health care bill. The White House and the congressional leaders want to include abortion-related provisions in the bill which the National Right...
- Moment of Conception. LEVY, PEIMA // American Prospect;Dec2011, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p6
The article reports the developments of an anti-abortion movement in the U.S. as of December 2011. Anti-abortion groups had spent 15 years and more than a quarter-billion dollars to have the Congress pass the ban in 2003. The author states that the Supreme Court's decision in 2007 on the case...