Planned Parenthood activist in Alaska fear a new innovative pro-life law in Texas may soon be headed north.

On Sept. 1, a Texas law took effect which effectively bans abortions after six weeks. Planned Parenthood has failed to block the law through the federal courts, which means Texas is set to become the first state to ban abortions on any baby that has a detectable heartbeat.

The new law requires abortionists to screen for a heartbeat and prohibits them from killing unborn babies if a heartbeat is detected. There are, however, exceptions for medical emergencies.

The unique law allows any private citizen to file civil lawsuits against any abortionist who violates the law. Punishments include a minimum $10,000 fine.

LifeSiteNews reported that the law does not allow Planned Parenthood to sue the state’s attorney general as they typically do to block pro-life laws, because “he has no role in enforcing the statute. They have to basically sit and wait to be sued.” Texas Right to Life (TRTL) has set up a website where concerned Texans can anonymously report abortionists who commit abortions even after finding a heartbeat or fail to test for one.

The pro-life law has Planned Parenthood affiliates in Alaska and across the country nervous. Jessica Cler, who heads up Planned Parenthood’s political activism in Alaska sent an Aug. 31 email to abortion supporters titled “Trouble in Texas could mean trouble in Alaska.”

“Texas is about to implement the most extreme and hostile abortion ban in the country — and some extremist legislators want Alaska to be next,” Cler claimed. “We must come together to protect access to safe and legal abortion … We can’t let Alaska go the way of Texas.”

Planned Parenthood is the single largest provider of abortions in Alaska, and Cler called the Texas law the “most grave threat to abortion access and rights in 40 years.”

In Alaska, however, abortions are permitted for any reason, and the state even pays to underwrite elective abortions for low-income women. All Alaska laws attempting to curtail abortion have been struck down by the State Supreme Court.

Nevertheless, Cler noted that Planned Parenthood affiliates across the nation are taking to social media to express outrage over the Texas law, and to keep it from spreading to even more states.

Those who agree with the Texas law, however, can show their support by backing Texas Right to Life’s work to enforce the new law.

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Alaska Planned Parenthood activists fear unique pro-life law in Texas may spread

Joel Davidson
Joel is Editor-in-Chief of the Alaska Watchman. Joel is an award winning journalist and has been reporting for over 24 years, He is a proud father of 8 children, and lives in Palmer, Alaska.


  • Jen says:

    If researchers are correct about the covid vaccines neutering men and women, Planned Parenthood may find their Abortion service dramatically reduced after 2022. Then we won’t have any babies being killed when their parents can’t even get pregnant due to the shot, whether or not they were trying for a pregnancy.
    There already been thousands of reported misscarriages after a mother took the covid shots. So! What prevents it affecting a Male and female reproductive system, when the shot can kill a baby.

    • Fred Lee says:

      It’s worse than that. Many thousands of people have died after receiving the vaccine! Also many people have died after being in the same room with a vaccinated person!

      There are even reports of people who have died simply by being IN THE SAME STATE as a vaccinated person.

  • NP Adam says:


  • David Shoemaker says:

    Love it. Let’s bring this to Alaska

  • Neil A DeWitt says:

    It’s about time! Yes Alaska needs this bill too! I’ve talked to many of our legislators about this and I support this bill. Bring it on Alaska! It’s time.

  • Proud Alaskan says:

    ” Cler claimed. “We must come together to protect access to safe and legal abortion … We can’t let Alaska go the way of Texas.”

    Whats wrong with this quote. It’s ok to kill a human life it’s legal.
    Yes Alaska needs to rally behind this new Law.

  • Ashley says:

    My body my choice. What decision I make with MY body, doesn’t affect anyone else. People need to mind their own business and not tell any woman what to do with her body. Don’t even bother with the religious aspect because not everyone believes in that fabrication.

    • Proud Alaskan says:

      Ok your right, my body.
      Then stop telling me to wear a dam diaper on my face are taking the dam shot.
      It’s my body my choice how to live RIGHT
      Get over your woke bull crap
      Plus yes God will judge you or others on killing a human life.
      He’s the Final and only Judge.

      • Fred Lee says:

        Will God also judge those who refuse to do their part to protect their fellow citizens? Nobody is asking you to wear a diaper, simply to wear an inexpensive but effective barrier to avoid giving others a lethal virus. This is the same thing medical practitioners have done for decades.

        Is that too much to ask? I’m old enough to remember when conservatives believed in civic responsibility. Today’s crop of RINOs have lost their way.

        It’s not too late to correct course. Thousands are wishing they had as they take their last breaths in a hospital ICU.

      • Ashley says:

        I don’t believe in the shot either or masks. I do find it hilarious how angry people get with what a stranger does with their body. Your religious beliefs are all a fallacy as well.

    • Dee Cee says:

      You body ends where the umbilical cord enters the navel of your unborn child. There is a unique, distinct, and totally separate human being in there—one which you surely deny exists. There’s a real sickness of spirit and delusion of mind that must exist for a sentient adult to deny the existence of life in the womb, or to subordinate that life to your convenience.

    • Andy says:

      Ashley, when did murder become ok? Was it when a state financed organization said it was ok and suddenly your conscience went out the window? Abortion is murder, no one can change that fact.

    • Tamra Corthell Nygaard says:

      Nobody has ever forced you to believe anything, least of all “religion.” However, I notice you were, in fact, born, so maybe instead of killing the next kid, you might consider letting him or her live. You did.

    • Michael S Totten says:

      No,, that abortion is not your body your choice. There are 2 people in that baby. The father gets a choice to. I’m so sick of you retarded feminists screaming WOMEN should be respected,, when 90 percent of you don’t have any respect for yourselves. Keep your legs closed and you wouldn’t need to entertain the idea of an abortion. The RIGHT to an abortion is not a free ticket to go sleep around and that’s what most of you losers are doing

    • Common Peasant says:

      You are absolutely right.

      Your body, your choice, your responsibility.

      You get knocked up, you have to pay for it. Not me, not other tax payers, not the state. You.

      There are so many options for birth control, but you wanna choose killing a living being instead. You make me sick.

  • Bob Bird says:

    Alaska’s convoluted pro-abortion court rulings would have absolutely no sway if 1) a prolife governor refused to enforce them, 2) a prolife legislature understood that it can control the courts with statutes that exempt the court’s ability to review (as, ahem, Texas has apparently done), and 3) usurpation or defiance by the judges can and should lead to impeachment proceedings. Please review these essays archived at The Watchman if you desire more information.

  • Vonda Sanders says:

    We need this law!

  • Ralph says:

    Please =]

  • Richard Eide says:

    I’m for the Rights of Women, specifically, the Rights of Unborn Women.

  • Fred Lee says:

    Read the law and be careful what you wish for. No matter ones position on abortion, the Texas law is ill conceived and in-American.