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SUPREME COURT DECISION ANNOUNCED 6-13-24 REGARDING FEDERAL DRUG ADMINISTRATION'S  METHOD OF DISTRIBUTING ABORTION PILLS

The US Supreme Court announced its decision June 13, 2024 that leaves women at higher risk and causes the death of preborn babies.   Justice Kavanaugh's comments about the group of pro-life physicians who filed the suit are included in his statement in an article published by by Reuters:  "Under Article III of the Constitution, a plaintiff's desire to make a drug less available for others does not establish standing to sue," Kavanaugh wrote, referring to the constitutional provision laying out the authority of the U.S. government's judicial branch.   

Pro-life groups nationwide are grieving this decision by SCOTUS.  You can read the full  Reuters article HERE

Steven Ertfelt from LifeNews.com published a pro-life article on 6-13-24 about the Supreme Court's decision. that gives an excellent explanation on the background of the law suit, and the reason behind the decision by SCOTUS.   Ertfelt's comments call to mind the late Paul Harvey, a radio commentator who acquired a reputation for reporting on "The Rest of the Story."   Ertfelt's pro-life article can be read in full Here.   We hope you will review Ertfelt's article.

Also - The full syllabus for this court case (previewed in Ertfelt's article above) is available online.  Click HERE for access to this 38-page public document showing the full description of the case.

Supreme Court Ruling Leaves Idaho Abortion Ban in Place to Protect Unborn Babies

Steven Ertelt   |   Jun 27, 2024   |   10:58AM   |   Washington, DC

   The nation’s highest court issued a ruling in a case today where the Biden administration wanted to force Idaho to expand abortions. Instead, the Supreme Court ruled that the case needs more time at the lower court level before it can weigh in on the merits.

   As a result, the Idaho abortion ban is still in place and

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court sent Moyle v. United States and Idaho v. United States back to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments on the case.

   The opinion is what is known as a DIG, which is “dismissed as improvidently granted.” The High Court is not taking either side but saying that the case should have been allowed to proceed further below before the Supreme Court decided to address the issue.

   Liberty Counsel Founder and Chairman Mat Staver said, “This order means that the case returns to the Ninth Circuit, which had ordered that the appeal of the preliminary injunction be decided by the full court on an expedited basis without any further briefing. The abortion ban currently remains in place in Idaho, except for those in emergency room situations.”
  On Wednesday, the Supreme Court admitted to mistakenly publishing a document online concerning a pending abortion case. Bloomberg Law obtained the document before it was promptly taken down from the website.
 
According to Supreme Court spokeswoman Patricia McCabe, the document was “inadvertently and briefly uploaded” to the court’s website. McCabe clarified that the ruling itself “has not been released.”

   It remains unclear whether the document was a draft decision, the final decision, or something else entirely. Either way, Bloomberg said it appeared the Supreme Court is going to side with Biden officials in their attempt to force Idaho to allow abortions above and beyond that it’s law allows.

There is more -- Read the remainder of the article CLICK HERE
 

 

Justice Alito Confirms Federal Law Requires Hospitals to “Protect an Unborn Child From Harm”

Liberty Counsel   |   Jun 27, 2024   |   Washington, DC

    50 Pro-Life Groups Call for Investigation of Five Babies Killed in Infanticides or Abortions

     Steven Ertelt   |   Apr 9, 2024   |   10:17AM   |   Washington, DC 
Source:  https://www.lifenews.com/2024/04/09/50-pro-life-groups-call-for-investigation-of-five-babies-killed-in-infanticides-or-abortions/ 

 

Two years ago, pro-life advocates made a horrific discovery when they opened boxes of medical waste from a late-term abortion facility in Washington, D.C.

Inside were the bodies of 115 aborted babies, including five who appeared to be nearly full term and possibly victims of illegal partial-birth abortions or infanticide.

However, D.C. officials seemingly have done nothing to investigate the horrific discovery despite repeated calls from U.S. Congressional leaders and pro-life advocates. Undercover investigations exposing other unethical and potentially illegal activity by abortionist Cesare Santangelo and his Washington Surgi-Clinic appear to have gone ignored as well.

Now, Pro-life groups are urging the House Judiciary Committee and pro-life Chairman Jim Jordan to hold a thorough hearing while continuing the fight for justice for the five babies. The babies are five children whose lives were reportedly brutally ended at the clinic of a notorious late-term abortionist in Washington D.C.

The letter appears below:

Dear Chairman Jordan,

We are grateful for the timely intervention of House Judiciary Subcommittee Chairmen Chip Roy and Andy Biggs on behalf of the D.C. Five this February.  The D.C. Five—ngel, Christopher X, Harriet, Holly, and Phoenix—are five children whose lives were reportedly brutally ended at the clinic of notorious late-term abortionist Dr. Cesare Santangelo in Washington D.C. The Biden administration has so far refused to investigate the deaths of these children, despite evidence of potential federal crimes, and instead greenlit discarding their bodies. Dozens of members of Congress stepped in to block the D.C. Medical Examiner from disposing of their remains prematurely. We urge the House Judiciary Committee to investigate Cesare Santangelo’s practices and to demand justice for the Five.

The bodies of the D.C. Five were discovered by pro-life activists two years ago, on March 25, 2022, outside of the Washington Surgi-Clinic, only five blocks from the White House. The lives of these five children were ended late in pregnancy. Although the activists who found them asked the police to investigate, and despite repeated requests from members of Congress and the public, to date, no autopsies or investigations have occurred. In the meantime, several Ob-Gyns including former abortionists have reviewed many pictures of the remains and determined the likely gestational ages of these babies and the probable procedures used by which their lives were ended.

While these experts believe ngel and Holly may have been killed via the tragically legal procedure of dismemberment abortion, several federal laws – including the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act (18 USC § 1531) and/or the Born Alive Infants Protection Act (1 USC § 8)  allegedly may have been violated in conjunction with the deaths of the other three.[1] These are the estimated gestational ages of the babies who were potential victims of federal crimes:

  • Harriet (possible partial-birth abortion): 28-29 weeks

  • Christopher X (possibly born-alive): 32-33 weeks

  • Phoenix (possibly born-alive): 25-26 weeks

 

Members of Congress and of the public have continued calling on the Department of Justice and the mayor of the District of Columbia to investigate Cesare Santangelo and the deaths of the Five.

 

Nonetheless, no investigation has occurred, and there is evidence indicating they have no intention to investigate.

Instead of investigating Cesare Santangelo and his practice for these alleged federal crimes, the Biden administration submitted a budget that would fund abortion for any reason at any stage of development in D.C. They have turned a blind eye to these tragic deaths and alleged crimes and instead proposed sending more business to abortion clinics in the District—including the Washington Surgi-Clinic—with taxpayer dollars.

Because the District of Columbia falls under federal jurisdiction and federal crimes may have been committed by Cesare Santangelo, we urge the House Judiciary Committee to hold a thorough hearing into the D.C. Five. These five children should be toddlers now, but instead are lying in a morgue awaiting the justice that continues to be denied to them. Cesare Santangelo must be investigated. We demand Justice for the Five.
 

Sincerely,
Click HERE for a link to the original document that lists all of the organizations who signed this document.  ee the link above for the specific names of the organizations who signed the document)

Images of the brutalized remains of these children have been circulated across the globe and appear to be evidence of federal crimes including violations of the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act and the Born Alive Infant Protection Act.

Earlier this year, the Biden administration ordered destruction of the babies’ bodies — which could permanently destroy the criminal evidence.  But pro-life attorneys were able to stop it.

Caroline Taylor Smith, Executive Director of PAAU, the Progressive Anti-Abortion Uprising, says this day has long been feared and she told LifeNews that destruction of their bodies could forever deny them justice.

“We suspected that Biden’s DOJ would attempt to sweep this evidence under the rug. This is yet another step in the coordinated effort to protect Big Abortion and Caesare Santangelo’s horrific crimes. These children cry out for justice and we won’t stop fighting for them,” she told LifeNews.

In March 2022, Terrisa Bukovinac and Lauren Handy found the bodies of the five late-term aborted babies and more than 100 first-trimester aborted babies in boxes that they received from a truck driver who was collecting medical waste from Santangelo’s abortion facility.

Last year, dozens of U.S. Congressional leaders joined pro-life advocates in demanding a federal investigation into Santangelo’s practice. However, some expressed doubts that the U.S. Department of Justice will do anything because pro-abortion Democrat officials with the Biden administration lead the agency.

    

House Republicans Pass Two Pro-Life Bills to Help Pregnant Women, Unborn Children -- article from Life News about HR 6918 by Steven Ertelt – Jan. 18, 2024, 7:17 PM, Washingon, DC
 

House Republicans today passed two pro-life bills to help pregnant women and their unborn children. One bills stops Joe Biden from discriminating against pro-life pregnancy centers and the other provides assistance to pregnant and parenting college students to help them avoid abortions.

 (Read the full article HERE)

Study:  60% of Women Who Had an Abortion

Did Not Really Want It

​An excerpt from this Aleteia article reads, "When women with a history of abortion were asked if abortion was consistent with their values or preferences, 70% said it was not."
 

Click HERE to read about a new peer-reviewed study by the Charlotte Lozier Institute.  The studied 1000 Women aged 41-45 Who Have Had an Abortion.  Are you surprised by the findings?

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And, if you live in Ohio, you can go to This Website published by the Ohio Dept. of Health  

and look up your Ohio zip code (or by County Name) to see how many babies lost their lives due to elective abortion in 2022 (the latest year for which statistics are currently available).  

Are you surprised by these facts?

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