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Today, the South Dakota Senate passed House Bill 1229 by a 26 to 9 vote. HB 1229, introduced by state Representative Timothy Johns (R-31), would ensure that South Dakota state law meets the requirements set forth in the federal NICS Improvement Amendments Act (NIAA) of 2007 and would ensure a strong restoration of rights provision for South Da…
I have written about the Margot Bentley case before, and bring it up again because I think it may be the most important bioethical litigation now pending of which I am aware. At stake is whether a nursing home can be forced to starve a patient to death by withholding spoon feeding. From the Vancouver Sun blog […]…
A long-time pro-life member of the Senate will introduce a bill next week that bans abortions from after 20-weeks of pregnancy up to the day of birth.
In June, the House approved the legislation and the vote for the bill broke down on mostly partisan lines with Republicans supporting the ban on late-term abortions and Democrats opposing it. Leading pro-life organizations issued statements praising the House for the vote.
The tiniest baby ever born at McMaster University Medical Centre in Canada is finally headed home — months after her birth. Rachel Blythin was just 330 grams when she was born — so small that her father’s wedding ring can be seen wrapped around her leg in the accompanying picture.
Now, the beautiful little baby is headed home to be with her family after months of care at the hospital that saw her birth at jut a little over 28 weeks.
Wisconsin: Increased Hunter Opportunity Bill Overwhelmingly Passes State Senate, Heads to State Assembly for a Concurrence Vote
Today, on a voice vote, the Wisconsin Senate approved an amended version of Assembly Bill 194, legislation that would allow hunters to use a crossbow during the big game archery season. While this measure already passed the Assembly in June, it must return to the Assembly for a concurrence vote because of some changes the Senate made to the bill.
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) isn’t promising that heads are going to roll over the recent audit of the NSA, showing that the agency has overstepped its legal authority thousands of times a year. He is acknowledging, though, that in Washington, D.C., heads have to roll before rogue agencies can be reformed. Unfortunately, the administration has a sad history of sending the wrong heads rolling and then rearranging a few desks in a meaningless “reassignment.”