Operation Rescue Applauds SCOTUS’ Ruling that Keeps the Texas Heartbeat Act in Place

PRESS RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Operation Rescue releases the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s action last Friday to keep the Texas Heartbeat Act in place while a court challenge filed by Texas abortionists continues through the lower courts.  [Read the ruling here.] This statement is attributable to Troy Newman, President, Operation Rescue: This […]

With Oral Arguments Complete, the Historic Dobbs v. JWHO is Now in the Hands of SCOTUS

By Cheryl Sullenger Washington, D.C. – Oral arguments were heard this morning the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which centers on the Mississippi law that prohibits abortion after 15 weeks gestation. There was only one question that the Court was supposed to consider, and that was “Whether all pre-viability prohibitions on elective abortions are […]

They’re No Angels: Operators of the Mississippi Abortion Business in the Dobbs SCOTUS Case Have a Troubling Past

By Cheryl Sullenger Jackson, MS – Diane Derzis is the owner of Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the last abortion facility in Mississippi.  On December 1, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on her challenge to a state ban on abortions after 15 weeks gestation.   The case is Dobbs v. JWHO.  It is […]

Two Justices Express Reluctance over Texas Heartbeat Bill that Cut Abortions by 50%

By Cheryl Sullenger Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court convened on November 1, 2021, to hear two expedited cases related to the Texas Heartbeat Act even as news was spreading of a new study that revealed the new law is responsible for a dramatic decrease in abortions in the Lone Star State. The Heartbeat […]

SCOTUS Hears Challenge to Texas Heartbeat Act Today

By Cheryl Sullenger Washington, S.C. — Today, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments in two cases related to the Texas Heartbeat Act (SB 8), which prohibits abortions after a heartbeat can be detected on a baby in the womb – usually around six weeks gestation. The first case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson […]