Abortion - Latest News
Nov 29, 2016 - 05:09 pm .- Pro-life groups praised President-elect Donald Trump’s announcement that he would name Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Nov 25, 2016 - 03:59 am .- When the Democratic Party makes its decisions about leadership at the end of the month, the House Minority Leader will be a self-proclaimed “pro-choice Catholic.”
Nov 23, 2016 - 03:10 pm .- A fire – allegedly set by arsonists – has closed a pro-life pregnancy center and chapel in New Mexico, shutting down its operations for the foreseeable future.
Nov 23, 2016 - 02:23 pm .- A French court has drawn international backlash for ruling that a popular video showing happy children with Down syndrome was “inappropriate” for French television.
Nov 17, 2016 - 03:02 pm .- Pro-abortion rights groups sought massive change in the Barack Obama administration eight years ago. Now, some pro-life advocates see the incoming Trump administration as a major opportunity to advance their cause.
Nov 11, 2016 - 02:40 pm .- In the wake of Hillary Clinton's electoral defeat in Tuesday's presidential election, pro-life Democrats and faith voters criticized the party’s pro-abortion support and lack of religious outreach.
Nov 11, 2016 - 03:40 am .- While the number of abortions in the United States has declined, a recent report shows that women seeking abortions are increasingly preferring medical abortions, rather than surgical ones.
Nov 7, 2016 - 04:44 pm .- Fr. Frank Pavone, head of the controversial pro-life group Priest for Life, came under fire Monday for a video of him standing behind an altar with an aborted baby in an effort to support Donald Trump.
Oct 31, 2016 - 03:04 pm .- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has backed an end to the Hyde Amendment, which bans most federally-funded Medicaid payments for abortion.
Oct 20, 2016 - 11:30 am .- In the final presidential debate on Wednesday, the major party candidates were pressed to explain their positions on abortion. Hillary Clinton defended her earlier support of partial-birth abortion, while Donald Trump reiterated the assertion that he is pro-life.
Oct 16, 2016 - 12:09 pm .- As Planned Parenthood celebrates the centennial of the opening of its first birth control clinic, pro-life leaders are condemning the abuses of the nation’s largest abortion provider.
Oct 12, 2016 - 05:26 pm .- In the closing weeks of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, Catholics should pray and fast for “a culture of life,” one Catholic member of Congress has said.
Oct 6, 2016 - 04:19 pm .- Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine was gravely wrong to say he personally opposed abortion while taking a pro-choice stance in public office, a moral theologian says.
Oct 5, 2016 - 09:20 am .- The topic of abortion made an appearance at the vice presidential debate last night, as both candidates discussed the role of faith in their lives, and how it aligns with their political views.
Sep 30, 2016 - 03:33 pm .- Catholics who can't in good conscience vote for either major presidential candidate are well within their rights to pick a third option, says Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska.  
Sep 20, 2016 - 06:50 am .- Catholics should be consistent in public life and need to make protecting innocent life a serious political priority, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of Phoenix has said in the latest edition of his booklet on the duties of Catholic voters and politicians.
Sep 17, 2016 - 04:42 pm .- More than 7,500 people took part in the annual March for Life in Berlin on Saturday, under the motto: “No Child is Unsuitable.”
Sep 16, 2016 - 12:38 pm .- Pope Francis has confirmed that the impediments preventing one from being ordained – such as homicide, abortion, or attempted suicide – apply whether or not the man was Catholic at the time the act occurred.
Sep 7, 2016 - 02:34 pm .- The passing of author, commentator and political activist Phyllis Schlafly prompted some pro-life advocates to remember her leadership across decades of political involvement.  
Sep 3, 2016 - 04:55 pm .- Abortion during the late teen and early adult years raises a woman’s risk of mental health problems and may be linked to almost one in ten cases of these women’s mental disorders, a new study says.

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