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Sep 20, 2017 - 12:03 am .- A research paper that depicts the growth of Catholic health care as a threat to reproductive health ignores the attraction of Catholic hospitals and downplays the ethical concerns about procedures like abortion and sterilization, one commentator has said.
Sep 14, 2017 - 04:59 pm .- After a Democratic senator boasted on Wednesday that his party’s Medicare bill would repeal the Hyde Amendment, pro-life groups are pushing back, stressing that the longstanding policy has saved lives.
Sep 14, 2017 - 12:01 am .- It’s a tough time for Catholics in public life, and not just in the United States.
Sep 5, 2017 - 07:38 pm .- Many Americans are justifiably outraged at the lives that will be shattered by the cancellation of DACA – but that same sentiment should extend to the unborn lives cut short by abortion, said Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence, R.I.
Aug 31, 2017 - 04:31 pm .- Prayer. Sacrifice. Friendship. Charity. Could one Virginia community’s work to put basic Gospel tenets into action be a model for the future of the pro-life movement?
Aug 27, 2017 - 05:06 am .- In an executive order issued Aug. 25, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster directed state agencies to stop funding abortion clinics including Planned Parenthood.  
Aug 24, 2017 - 12:25 am .- A Chilean court ruled this week in favor of a controversial bill that allows abortion in some cases, against the objections of pro-life advocates who pointed to the Constitution’s explicit protections for the unborn.
Aug 16, 2017 - 03:22 am .- A recent article from CBS News proclaims that “few countries have come as close to eradicating Down syndrome births as Iceland.”
Aug 15, 2017 - 02:45 pm .- A new law in Texas removes elective abortion coverage from the standard package of health insurance benefits offered in many plans, a move that pro-life advocates hailed as a victory for those who do not want to subsidize abortion.
Aug 10, 2017 - 04:23 pm .- Recent changes in U.K. politics have meant a renewed push against Northern Ireland’s pro-life laws, advocates say.
Aug 8, 2017 - 10:33 am .- David Daleiden, the undercover journalist behind the 2015 Planned Parenthood videos, has appealed to the US Supreme Court for the release of more undercover footage from National Abortion Federation conventions.
Aug 4, 2017 - 12:01 am .- Recent statistics show that more than half of women seeking abortions in Britain last year were using at least one form of contraception.  
Aug 1, 2017 - 04:43 pm .- A federal judge has struck down an Alabama law requiring more scrutiny for minors who seek an abortion without parental consent.
Jul 26, 2017 - 03:35 pm .- Pro-lifers lauded a bill that will restrict abortion access in Missouri, granting the state attorney general more power to prosecute violations, and requiring both stricter health codes and proper fetal tissue disposal.
Jul 21, 2017 - 04:52 pm .- The US bishops' representative for domestic justice has asked Senators not to vote to repeal the current health care law unless they have an alternative in place that offers acceptable levels of coverage.
Jul 20, 2017 - 02:07 pm .- A federal judge has ordered over $136,000 in fines after the release of several undercover videos in a series that appeared to implicate Planned Parenthood officials and the National Abortion Federation in the illegal sale of unborn baby body parts.
Jul 6, 2017 - 12:01 am .- Responding to a Canadian politician who called abortion a central aspect of the country's human rights efforts, a local bishop said the procedure is in fact deeply harmful – especially to women.
Jun 30, 2017 - 06:02 am .- In response to an ongoing effort in the U.K. to allow abortions to take place up to birth, a massive group of doctors and medical students signed a letter denouncing the controversial campaign.  
Jun 22, 2017 - 05:52 am .- A pro-life activist walks into Google’s headquarters and delivers a speech so compelling that within 24 hours, the online video of it surpassed a similar speech given by the head of Planned Parenthood.
Jun 13, 2017 - 02:09 pm .- Philosopher Nigel Biggar, who backs legal abortion, is among the 45 new appointments to the Pontifical Academy for Life, according to a statement on the Vatican website.

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