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In UK, abortion clinic inspections have consequences

Aug 24, 2016 - 12:39 am .- British inspectors have barred some abortions at Marie Stopes International due to concerns about safety and informed consent for abortion.

For George Soros, Ireland abortion fight may be first step against Catholic countries

Aug 18, 2016 - 03:48 pm .- Wealthy abortion backers could use Ireland as a model to change pro-life laws in other Catholic countries, an apparent leaked three-year plan for George Soros’ Open Society Foundations suggests.

Pro-life leaders reject call for abortions in face of U.S. Zika cases

Aug 11, 2016 - 12:02 am .- A small patch of the city of Miami is being called “ground zero” for the Zika virus in the United States, adding fuel to the abortion debate surrounding the disease, which can cause birth defects in unborn children.

Voting for pro-abortion politicians? There’s no excuse, head Knight of Columbus says

Aug 2, 2016 - 08:46 pm .- Catholics need to stop voting for pro-abortion politicians, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson told an international gathering of the Knights of Columbus.

Project Mater – an oasis of help for pregnant mothers

Aug 2, 2016 - 12:37 am .- Maria* has not had an easy life. Several years ago, while pregnant with her second child, she checked into a detox center for those with drug addictions. Social services had already taken temporary custody of her first child, as she was in no condition to take care of her.

Even a former Obama staffer thinks the Democratic platform is extreme

Jul 27, 2016 - 03:54 pm .- The Democratic Party platform has drawn the ire of critics – including a member of Barack Obama’s former campaign – who say its extreme positions on abortion shut out millions of pro-life voters.  

Tim Kaine draws ire over flip-flop on Hyde Amendment

Jul 27, 2016 - 12:23 pm .- Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine has reportedly changed his mind on a long-standing policy preventing government funding of most abortions, less than three weeks after affirming his support for the measure.

Tim Kaine, a Catholic VP? Bishops voice their concerns

Jul 26, 2016 - 04:36 pm .- After Senator Tim Kaine, a Catholic from Virginia, was named Hillary Clinton’s running mate last week, several bishops spoke out on the sanctity of life – implicitly criticizing the nominee's pro-choice stance.

Americans support higher standards for abortion clinics, poll finds

Jul 25, 2016 - 12:47 pm .- A new poll released Monday found that an overwhelming majority of Americans believe abortion clinics should be held to the same medical and safety standards as other outpatient surgery centers.

What Catholics have to say about the GOP platform

Jul 19, 2016 - 04:26 pm .- The detailed platform adopted by the Republican Party this week received mixed reactions among Catholics for its positions.  

The pro-life law that was killed in California

Jul 8, 2016 - 03:12 pm .- Churches and other organizations in California will be forced to buy insurance plans that cover abortions due to the Obama administration’s clear misinterpretation of a pro-life law, said prominent pro-life thinker Richard Doerflinger.

Texas governor mandates burial or cremation of aborted fetuses

Jul 8, 2016 - 06:02 am .- After the Supreme Court recently struck down the state’s abortion clinic restriction law, Texas governor Gregg Abbott plans to require aborted fetuses to be buried or cremated starting in September.

Profits over people? Former abortion worker warns of continuing clinic abuses

Jul 7, 2016 - 06:46 am .- After the Supreme Court struck down Texas’ abortion clinic regulations last week, a new report claims that these clinics are ignoring health standards and continuing to put women at risk.  

Supreme Court ruling blasted for pro-abortion bias in Texas ruling

Jun 27, 2016 - 04:35 pm .- In striking down Texas’ regulations of abortion clinics, the Supreme Court showed favoritism toward the supposed “right to abortion” over states’ interests in the health of women and normal court proceedings, critics said Monday.

Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic regulations

Jun 27, 2016 - 08:06 am .- On Monday, the Supreme Court struck down a 2013 Texas law regulating the safety of abortion clinics, saying in a 5-3 decision that it put an undue burden on a women’s right to an abortion.

Here's what actually happens when you fight for conscience rights

Jun 24, 2016 - 06:24 am .- Every morning, Greg Stormans contemplates a Bible verse perched in a tiny frame above his bathroom sink, which his daughter handwrote: “This is the day which the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” (Psalm 118:24)

In 'shocking' move, California churches forced to cover abortions

Jun 22, 2016 - 04:54 pm .- The Obama administration has rejected a challenge to the State of California’s requirement that health care plans include abortion coverage. A major federal budget amendment intended to protect abortion foes does not apply, it ruled.

Judge drops charge against Planned Parenthood investigator

Jun 14, 2016 - 02:00 pm .- A county court on Tuesday dismissed a misdemeanor charge against the man responsible for undercover investigations of Planned Parenthood, although a related felony charge is still pending.

In South Carolina, unborn babies' pain drives latest pro-life bill

May 25, 2016 - 12:33 am .- South Carolina has moved closer to stronger legal restrictions against abortion, with a bill to ban most abortions after 19 weeks, due to evidence that unborn children can feel pain at that point.

Polish rallies seek stronger protections for unborn children

May 17, 2016 - 04:02 pm .- Thousands of Polish pro-lifers have called on parliament to pass a bill that would further restrict abortion in the country.

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