Lawmakers in Texas are considering a bill that would allow teachers to use deadly force against students. The Teacher’s Protection Act, filed by Rep. Dan Flynn (R-Van), would protect teachers from prosecution for killing students they believe are a threat to other students or anyone else on school...
The leading pro-life group behind the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, the ban on abortions after 20 weeks, is calling for the defeat of the “pro-life” Republican lawmakers who sabotaged a vote on the bill last week. A handful of “pro-life” lawmakers have sabotaged a vote House Republican leaders planned for today to ban […]
By a bipartisan vote of 15-5, the S.C. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H 3114) that protects the unborn child from savage and excruciating abortion at the beginning of the sixth month of life in the womb. The bill now goes to the full S.C. House for consideration. […]
Last week, on the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, the Virginia Society for Human Life announced that the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (HB2321) has been introduced by Del. David A. LaRock (R-33) into this year’s General Assembly. This important bill will prevent abortions in Virginia after the point in pregnancy when […]
By now everyone knows what went down Thursday: GOP House leadership panicked and pulled the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, after promising the pro-life world they would pass it on the 42nd anniversary of the Roe v Wade decision,...Show More Summary
Top pro-life members of Congress and leading pro-life organizations are united in the face of opposition from some pro-life Republican members of Congress to the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. They are vowing to not give up on unborn babies and promise the bill will eventually get a vote in the House and Senate. A […]
According to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, it's illegal to robocall a mobile phone number without permission. The American Bankers Association wants to change that, arguing that robocalls will help fight identity theft and other kinds of fraud. Show More Summary
A federal air marshal whistleblower won an important Supreme Court victory on January 21 when justices voted 7-2 that his disclosures were covered by the Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA) and had not been "specifically prohibited by the law," as the government claimed.
On the eve of today’s anti-abortion March for Life, House Republican leaders scrapped Rep. Trent Franks’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act — which would have banned abortion after 20 weeks, with an exclusion for women who were raped and reported it to the police — after facing opposition from House... More »
... who thought the abortion restriction "would once again spoil the party's chances of broadening its appeal to women and younger voters," the Washington Post reports.In recent days, as many as two dozen Republicans had raised concerns with that would ban abortions after the 20th week of a pregnancy. Show More Summary
The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote for the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36) on January 22, the 42nd anniversary of Roe. v. Wade. Legislation protecting pain-capable babies has passed in nearly a dozen U.S. states and has the support of 84% of Americans. As LifeNews previously reported, scientific research shows […]
The Obama Administration has just released the proposed text of the Personal Data Notification & Protection Act as the latest step in its uniform federal breach notification initiative. Similar legislative efforts in the past have been...Show More Summary
House and Senate Democrats on Wednesday reintroduced the Women’s Health Protection Act, a response to an unprecedented onslaught of state-level restrictions on abortion providers that has restricted women’s access to reproductive health care. Image: Shutterstock The post Democrats Reintroduce Legislation to Protect Abortion Access appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Lawmakers in West Virginia introduced a bill Tuesday mirroring the 20-week abortion ban legislation introduced by Congress. HB 2153, the deceptively named Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, would make illegal abortions after 20...Show More Summary
The Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, an abortion ban that would only permit abortions after 20 weeks in the case of rape, incest, or a risk to the mother’s life, reportedly has a new opponent: Republican Congresswoman Renee Ellmers of North Carolina. Show More Summary
The White House recently announced two major privacy initiatives. A proposed Personal Data Notification and Protection Act would force companies to notify customers about data breaches. A Student Data Privacy Act would, if passed, prevent a growing ed-tech sector from using student data for...
On December 15th, without much ceremony or public comment, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law that has the potential to change the way medicine in New York is practiced. Frequently referred to as the Lyme Doctor Protection Act, the law...Show More Summary
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, explained.
The definition of insanity is trying the same thing over and over. When word broke last week that the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, the twice-defeated bill known as CISPA, was being re-revived by Rep. Dutch Ruppersberg...Show More Summary
The new Republican Congress is exposing a not surprising fact. Its first actions are attempts to water down the Dodd-Frank Wall Street and Consumer Protection Act, and repealing Obamacare -- which will pass the risks of financial meltdowns...Show More Summary