This past weekend Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez claimed all Democrats should be forced to support abortion-on-demand through all nine months of pregnancy. If Perez were really willing to follow through on his threats, he would be alienating half of Democratic voters. Prolife Democrats should be applauded for their courage to stand for the unborn and against pressure from their own leaders. Being prolife is not a Republican or Democrat issue, it is a life or death issue. Right to Life of Michigan is nonpartisan and stands with everyone who shares our mission.
With an arrest record dating back to 1991, abortionist Thomas Gordon’s criminal record finally caught up with him. Effective April 26 the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) will fine Gordon $10,000. LARA is also ordering Gordon to complete a rehab program within six months, or face having to reapply for reinstatement of his medical license. If he can pay his fine and complete rehabilitation to have his license restored, Gordon faces two years of probation. Gordon's abortion business is the only current surgical abortion facility in Grand Rapids.
Individual states can once again opt out of sending their Title X funding to Planned Parenthood. Before leaving office, President Obama implemented a last-minute rule change that prevented states from defunding Planned Parenthood, requiring state and local governments to distribute the federal Title X money to family planning services regardless of whether they performed abortion. Now with the rule reversal women’s health clinics that don’t provide abortions can have more access to federal grants so that they can better serve their patients.
Thanks to the family of Cree Erwin, local prolife activists and the Kalamazoo Gazette last week we have additional details regarding the death of Cree Erwin. The original autopsy report that was released redacted all details regarding her botched abortion at the Planned Parenthood facility in Kalamazoo. The Planned Parenthood abortionist left Erwin with a 4-centimeter perforation of her uterus, internal bleeding, and left parts of her child or placenta still inside her.
Protecting unborn children from the brutality of dismemberment abortions is a legislative priority for Michigan. A law is needed because D&E dismemberment abortions are as brutal as the partial-birth abortion method, which is now illegal in Michigan and the United States. Learn the facts about dismemberment abortions.
Do you know Roe and Doe?
Most Americans do not understand Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton. Most Americans believe the 1973 cases legalized abortion in limited circumstances in the first trimester. In fact, the two cases legalized abortion-on-demand through all nine months of pregnancy, overturned the laws of every state, and took away from voters their democratic right to decide on the issue.
Top 10 reasons to defund Planned Parenthood
Contrary to their public relations spin, Planned Parenthood is the nation’s largest provider and promoter of abortion. To read most reporting on Planned Parenthood, it is easy to believe the spin instead of facts. This was on full display when the media distracted people from the undercover videos showing them buying and selling babies’ body parts. Here's the facts that show why prolife people should not be forced to fund Planned Parenthood.
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Doctor-prescribed suicide in Michigan?
A new bill with no chance of passing would legalize doctor-prescribed suicide in Michigan. It is time to reflect back on what legalizing doctor-prescribed suicide really means. Do we need to have doctors giving out lethal doses of drugs when Michigan is one of the most advanced states in regards to hospice care and pain management? One state representative wants Michiganders to revisit this controversial issue.