The Anti-Abortion Movement’s Attempt to Criminalize Abortion Speech

Just days before the Dobbs decision was delivered, the National Right to Life Committee sent a nationwide memo outlining model legislation for a post-Roe United States. The legislation is designed to criminalize all aspects of abortion care from the moment of conception until birth.

The NRLC and its allies have chosen to ignore the right to opine, express and debate enshrined in the protective words of the First Amendment: “Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech.”