Politics


Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf vetoed a bill on Thursday that would have banned abortions based on prenatal Down syndrome diagnosis. Why? Because he believes women “must be able” to abort such babies. The bill was passed by the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania General Assembly the day before landing on the Democrat Gov. Wolf’s desk. It was aimed […]


Unborn children who are diagnosed with Down syndrome can often be targets for abortion. A bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate seeks to change that, making it illegal to abort a baby solely because of such a diagnosis. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) has introduced the Down Syndrome Discrimination by Abortion Prohibition Act, which was […]


Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has conceded defeat in the state’s gubernatorial race to Democrat Andy Beshear. The concession comes over a week after the election, which was too close to call on election night. Beshear led by just over 5,100 votes on election night, a margin of less than 0.4 percent. A re-canvass left that […]


Even while judicial setbacks in Ohio have discouraged pro-lifers in the state and across the country, the Ohio State Senate has been busy working on even more pro-life legislation. One such bill was passed in October, and the chamber passed an additional pro-life bill on Wednesday. Senate Bill 155, the most recent of the two, […]


The 2019 elections are just about in the books. Below are some of the biggest story lines after last night. Kentucky Governor’s Race Still Too Close to Call as GOP Sweeps Other Statewide Races The Kentucky governor’s race is too close to call after a wild finish that may get wilder. Shortly after midnight on […]


Four states have elections this Tuesday. Some of them could be early bellwethers for the 2020 elections. Here’s what you need to know about these elections and why you should care even if you don’t live in one of the four states. Virginia Virginia has some of the most important races of the year. The entire […]


The British Parliament exploited a political dispute in Northern Ireland to force the legalization of abortion and same-sex marriage in the region. Northern Ireland, a country of 1.9 million, is a “devolved region,” meaning it has some autonomy but is subject to the rule of the United Kingdom. But its governing body has been suspended […]


A federal appeals court ruled on Friday that Ohio will not be allowed to enforce a 2017 law that bans abortion of unborn children that test positive for Down syndrome. Signed into law in December 2017 by Republican Governor John Kasich, House Bill 214 (the Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act) would have revised the Ohio code […]


Bipartisan momentum is growing against big tech companies as state attorneys general come together to challenge big tech companies. Last month a coalition of 48 state attorneys general, led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, announced a joint antitrust investigation into Google. Paxton charged that Google “dominates all aspects of advertising on the Internet and searching […]


As the Supreme Court begins a new term, they will take up a case regarding a very important issue: abortion. The decision will be whether to uphold or overturn a new Louisiana law that requires abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. Opponents see this as an attempt to shut down abortion clinics, […]


The Washington Post has published a new photo essay that shows in heartbreaking detail how bad the crisis in Venezuela has become.  Venezuela was once one of the wealthiest countries in South America, with a strong economy built on the country’s abundant natural resources, especially oil. Its natural beauty brought in one million people and […]


The White House has announced its support for a federal investigation into the gruesome discovery of over 2,000 corpses of aborted babies in the home of the recently deceased abortionist Ulrich Klopfer. Klopfer said he and his family fled East Germany when he was a child and immigrated to the U.S. He went to medical […]


This past Friday marked a significant victory for religious freedom. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down most of a U.S. District Court decision which threatened to force videographers to produce content that violates the commands of their conscience. Instead, the appeals court ruled that a Minnesota anti-discrimination law could very well be unconstitutional […]


Planned Parenthood has decided to put its abortion business first by withdrawing from the Title X program over a new prohibition on federal abortion funding. As we’ve covered extensively at the National Pulse, the Trump administration has implemented a new rule prohibiting federal taxpayer dollars from the Title X program from being disbursed to any facility that […]


The Trump administration announced on Friday that they have set a timetable for enforcement of a new regulation that bars federally funded clinics from referring women for abortions. This regulation will impact the Title X Family Planning program that runs through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Notice has been sent to […]


Right before the U.S. House of Representatives went into August recess, legislation was introduced that would block abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. House Resolution 3985 was introduced by Rep. Bill Flores (R-Texas) and was immediately co-sponsored by Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-Ariz.). The bill is currently scheduled to be heard by the House Judiciary […]


On Tuesday, U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., offered a bipartisan paid family leave plan for new parents. The proposal would allow parents to use the recently expanded child tax credit to receive a $5,000 benefit after having or adopting a child. The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) guarantees eligible parents 12 weeks […]


A tiny mob of leftists surrounded Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this week, but Cruz was unmoved. A 45-second clip circulating on Twitter shows some hecklers shouting various clichés and slogans as “We will not be silenced!” and “Free the children!” — an apparent reference to the crisis at the […]


Expanding a 2016 ban on city-funded employee travel to certain locations, San Francisco will now also prohibit employees from taking paid travel to states that are pro-life. San Francisco Supervisor Vallie Brown introduced the proposal on Tuesday at a meeting for the city’s board. The proposal would expand the current ban on paid travel to […]


Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has invited President Donald Trump and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to a commemoration of the 400thanniversary of the first meeting of representative government in the United States. Northam’s fellow Democrats are now threatening to boycott the event. On July 30, 1619, the Virginia General Assembly convened for the first […]