Click here to sign the petition to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (HR 36) and appeal to Rep. Ellmers to cease and desist efforts to torpedo the legislation.


Rep. Renee Ellmers acts to block pro-life bill

ellmersnrlcCongresswoman Renee Ellmers, of North Carolina (CD-2), led a successful effort to derail the bill’s progress, ensuring that it was pulled from the agenda. She attempted to weaken the language of the bill and prevent it from reaching the floor for a vote entirely.  


Background on Renee Ellmers’ public statements on life and her recent actions. ellmersbw

As a candidate in 2010, Renee Ellmers said she believed that “unborn children should be protected by law, and that abortion should not be permitted under any circumstances.”  But now, Congresswoman Ellmers is trying to torpedo legislation that would protect pain-capable unborn children in the sixth month of pregnancy and later!    

National Right to Life EGEORGE HOLDINGndorses Rep. George Holding Over Rep. Renee Ellmers

National Right to Life, the federation of state right-to-life organizations, today announced its endorsement of Congressman George Holding in the June 7 Republican primary for North Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District. Holding is in a primary contest with Congresswoman Renee Ellmers, due to a redrawing of district lines resulting from a federal lawsuit.   (2) You can read National Right to Life’s statement on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act here.

News Articles

Read what the media is saying about Renee Ellmers’ part in preventing the vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act:
Washington Post| Who had the worst week in Washington? Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC)
Boston Globe | House OK’s ban on tax money for abortions: Measure would permanently halt use of funds
National Journal | How the House GOP’s Abortion Bill Fell Apart
McClatchy DC | House passes abortion ban after dropping rape language criticized by Ellmers, other GOP women
Politico | GOP stumbles over abortion bill
Bloomberg Politics | Abortion Vote Canceled After Republicans Fight Over 20-Week Ban
News & Observer |  State legislatures advance 20-week abortion ban Congress couldn’t pass
LifeSiteNews | Renee Ellmers calls pro-life leaders who criticize her ‘abhorrent and childish’
National Review | No, It’s Not ‘Childish’ to Insist on a Reporting Requirement for Late-Term Abortions,
YouTube (National Review) | Recording, Aides to Rep. Renee Ellmers speak on her Position on H.R. 36