Abortion

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Florida warns abortion amendment might ‘negatively affect’ state’s economy

Jul 18, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The state Financial Impact Estimating Conference approved a “financial impact” statement to be placed on the ballot alongside the abortion... Read more

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Puebla state in Mexico decriminalizes abortion, archdiocese responds

Jul 18, 2024

By Diego López Colín

In a statement posted on Facebook the same day, the Archdiocese of Puebla expressed “its most profound sadness” after the... Read more

A participant in the OneLife rally in Los Angeles on Jan. 23, 2016.

Republicans demand answers after leaked Army briefing labels pro-lifers ‘terrorists’

Jul 16, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

“The American people deserve to be assured that these slides truly do not reflect the Army’s views,” said one letter,... Read more

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Appeals court refuses to reinstate Oklahoma federal grants in abortion referral dispute

Jul 16, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The state in November filed a lawsuit against the HHS after the Biden administration suspended “millions of dollars” in Title... Read more

Protesters hold a placard depicting an unborn baby as they take part in the March of Life in Warsaw, on April 14, 2024.

Polish lawmakers narrowly defeat effort to decriminalize abortion assistance

Jul 15, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Under current law, women do not face criminal penalties for seeking or receiving an illegal abortion. Read more

Abortion supporters celebrate as petitions for the abortion amendment arrive at the Arkansas Capitol Building on July 5, 2024. On Wednesday, July 10, Arkansas Secretary of State John Thurston rejected a pro-abortion group’s request to add a far-reaching abortion amendment proposal to the November 2024 ballot.

Pro-life roundup: Arkansas abortion amendment disqualified

Jul 11, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Here’s a roundup of abortion-related developments that took place in the U.S. this week. Read more

Italy's Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni speaks during a conference on “The General State of the Birth Rate” in Rome on May 12, 2023.

Italy’s prime minister proposes aid for women in financial straits who reject abortion

Jul 11, 2024

By Almudena Martínez-Bordiú

This initiative offers aid of 1,000 euros (about $1,082) for five years to Italian women who decide to continue with... Read more

“Beyond Dobbs” panelists at the 2024 National Conservatism Conference on July 10, 2024, in Washington, D.C., included, left to right: Emma Waters, senior research associate at The Heritage Foundation; Mary Margaret Olohan, author and journalist at The Daily Signal; Tom McClusky, conservative policy strategist; Chad Pecknold, professor of systematic theology at The Catholic University of America; and Katy Talento, CEO of AllBetter Health.

‘Worst platform I’ve ever seen’: Conservatives slam Republicans for softening pro-life stance

Jul 11, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The National Conservatism Conference’s panel “Beyond Dobbs” focused on the political landscape in the post-Roe v. Wade era. Read more

Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America, praised the platform, saying it demonstrates that the Republican Party “remains strongly pro-life at the national level.”

Republicans remove ‘right to life’ plank from party platform

Jul 8, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The platform is an aspirational document that is drafted and approved by party delegates during election years. It is meant... Read more

Pro-lifers were present at the Arkansas capitol on July 5, 2024, when a pro-abortion group submitted its petitions for a ballot measure that proposes an amendment that would enshrine abortion as a right in the state constitution for the first half of a pregnancy.

Proposed Arkansas abortion ballot measure is ‘extreme,’ ‘unsafe,’ critics warn

Jul 8, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

The ballot measure proposes an amendment that would enshrine abortion as a right in the state constitution for the first... Read more

The German Parliament building in Berlin.

‘Black day for democracy’: German pro-lifers condemn ‘censorship zones’

Jul 8, 2024

By AC Wimmer

The proposed Pregnancy Conflict Act claims to protect pregnant women from what supporters call “sidewalk harassment” by pro-life activists. Read more

"Abortion isn't wrong because the Catholic Church says it's wrong,” Bishop Donald Hying of Madison, Wisconsin, pointed out. “The Catholic Church says it's wrong because it's inherently wrong.”

Wisconsin Catholics, bishop voice support for life as swing state wrestles with abortion

Jul 6, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

As the 2024 U.S. presidential election heats up, a Wisconsin bishop is calling on President Joe Biden to consider “the... Read more

Kansas State Capitol building in Topeka.

Kansas top court strikes down pro-life protections against dismemberment abortions

Jul 5, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

The court overturned a 2015 ban of dilation and evacuation, or “D&E,” abortion, a procedure that is banned in more... Read more

U.S. Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington, D.C.

Pro-life activist Paul Vaughn avoids jail time after FACE Act conviction

Jul 3, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Pro-life activist Paul Vaughn has been sentenced to three years of supervised release — but did not receive prison time... Read more

Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma, speaks on the Senate floor in favor of his pro-life amendment.

Sen. Lankford calls on Republicans to not back down from pro-life stance

Jul 3, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Here are the latest developments related to pro-life issues across the country. Read more

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Nevada tees up abortion vote as pro-lifers continue to fight 2024 ballot measures

Jul 2, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Including Nevada, six states are set to vote on pro-abortion amendments in November, and seven are considering adding measures to... Read more

U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

Democrats move to repeal federal law that forbids abortion materials in U.S. mail

Jun 21, 2024

By Matt McDonald

Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minnesota, said in a Thursday press release on her website that she had introduced a bill to... Read more

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Culture of death advances in Spain with two new developments

Jun 19, 2024

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

The culture of life suffered two setbacks recently as the culture of death advanced again in Spain. Read more

A bridge over the Mississippi River near St. Louis.

Judge throws out Missouri lawsuit that challenged abortion ban on religious grounds

Jun 18, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

A coalition of more than a dozen Missouri religious leaders, including Jews, Christians, and Unitarian Universalists, filed the lawsuit in... Read more

Former abortionist turned pro-life advocate Dr. John Bruchalski speaks at a Live Action press conference in Washington, D.C., on June 12, 2024.

‘The fight for life is far from over:’ Principled pro-life advocates, lawmakers uphold cause

Several leading pro-life advocates and lawmakers gathered in Washington for a Live Action press conference to underscore the violence of... Read more