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Hundreds of pro-life and pro-abortion demonstrators hold rallies alongside each other as the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the high-stakes abortion pill case Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine v. Food and Drug Administration, March 26, 2024.

Republicans nix amendment to spending bill that restricted abortion pill access 

Jun 11, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Lawmakers did not include language that would have prohibited pharmacy chains like Walgreens and CVS from dispensing the abortion pill... Read more

Joan Andrews Bell, Jean Marshall, Heather Idoni, and Paulette Harlow are four pro-life women serving time after being convicted on federal charges for for blockading the inside of an abortion clinic in 2020.

Locked up: Meet the elderly and infirm women now in prison for pro-life activism

Jun 6, 2024

By Joe Bukuras

Jean Marshall, 74, and three other women with major health issues spoke with CNA about their imprisonment and their treatment... Read more

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North Carolina court strikes down restrictions on in-home chemical abortions 

Jun 6, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Here’s a look at abortion-related developments that took place in Washington and in various U.S. states this week.  Read more

Ranking Member Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, speaks about the development of a preborn baby during a Senate Committee on Health hearing titled "The Assault on Women's Freedoms: How Abortion Bans Have Created a Health Care Nightmare Across America" on Capitol Hill on June 4, 2024, in Washington, D.C.

Democrat-led Senate panel scrutinizes pro-life laws ahead of election

Jun 5, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The June 4 Health, Education, and Labor Committee hearing invited four pro-abortion witnesses and two pro-life witnesses. Read more

Melinda French Gates shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron after a meeting at the Elysee Palace on June 23, 2023.

Melinda Gates, a Catholic, to give millions to fund abortion throughout the world

Jun 4, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Gates, who has written fondly about her Catholic upbringing, said last week she is giving multimillion-dollar donations to abortion-supporting groups. Read more

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In Title IX lawsuit, Texas professors say they won’t accommodate students who get abortions

Jun 3, 2024

By Daniel Payne

New U.S. Department of Education regulations prohibit “discriminating” against a woman for choosing to have an abortion. Read more

Pro-life activists protest the incarceration of nine activists charged with FACE Act violations.

Another elderly pro-life activist sentenced to two years in prison

May 31, 2024

By Joe Bukuras

Paulette Harlow, 75, was sentenced to two years in jail Friday after being convicted last November of participating in a... Read more

Pro-life supporters take part in a "Rally for Life" march and celebration outside the Texas State Capitol on Jan. 27, 2024, in Austin, Texas.

Texas Supreme Court upholds law outlawing abortion even in so-called ‘hard cases’

May 31, 2024

By Matt McDonald

The Texas Supreme Court has upheld the state’s law outlawing almost all abortions, turning aside a challenge based on severe... Read more

Archbishop Timothy Broglio, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, speaks at the USCCB fall plenary assembly Nov. 14, 2023.

Catholic bishop: Biden administration ‘subverted’ pro-family policy by mandating abortion leave

May 31, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

In an op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal, USCCB president Archbishop Timothy Broglio, denounced the EEOC for its new... Read more

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Tennessee bans ‘abortion trafficking’ of underage girls   

May 31, 2024

By Matt McDonald

The new Class C felony, called “abortion trafficking of a minor,” applies to an adult who “recruits, harbors, or transports”... Read more

Bishop Michael Burbidge of the Diocese of Arlington, Virginia, speaks at Philadelphia’s Eucharistic Congress on Sept. 30, 2023. 

U.S. bishops to Congress: Abortion funding is ‘antithesis of health care and justice’

May 31, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Bishop Michael Burbidge highlighted in a May 16 letter that the USCCB “will oppose any bill that expands taxpayer funding... Read more

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Lawmakers call for studying environmental impact of abortion pill 

May 30, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Here’s a look at abortion-related and pro-life developments that took place in Washington, D.C., and various U.S. states recently. Read more

New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks to the media on May 26, 2022, in New York City.

New York attorney general sued for ‘targeting’ pro-life pregnancy centers 

May 29, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

ADF filed the suit along with The National Institute of Family and Life Advocates on behalf of two nonprofit pro-life... Read more

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Abortion on the ballot: Which states will be voting in 2024

May 22, 2024

By Daniel Payne, Jonah McKeown

Nearly a dozen states are considering abortion-related measures ahead of the November elections. Read more

Larry Hogan, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Maryland, greets supporters before casting his ballot in the state primary election at Davidsonville Elementary School on May 14, 2024, in Davidsonville, Maryland.

Maryland Republican Senate candidate Larry Hogan backs codifying Roe

May 17, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Hogan endorsed the plan to codify Roe in an interview with the New York Times, which was published on Thursday,... Read more

Washington Surgi-Clinic on F St. NW in Washington, D.C., on April 7, 2022.

Pro-lifers imprisoned under FACE Act speak out

May 16, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Joan Andrews Bell, a 76-year-old Catholic, shared a statement in which she vowed to continue advocating for the unborn and... Read more

PAAU activists hold a rally outside Washington Surgi-Clinic in Washington, D.C., May 4, 2022.

Lawmakers renew calls to repeal the FACE Act

May 16, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Lawmakers are claiming that the FACE Act, which was used to convict and sentence the pro-life activists, is being abused... Read more

Pro-life activist Joan Andrews Bell listens during a news conference on the five fetuses found inside the home where she and other anti-abortion activists were living on Capitol Hill at a news conference at the Hyatt Regency on April 5, 2022, in Washington, D.C.

Elderly pro-life activist sentenced to over two years in prison under FACE Act

May 15, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Joan Andrews Bell, a 76-year-old Catholic, and three other pro-life activists were sentenced to prison Wednesday. Read more

A dedication ceremony for the ultrasound machine donated by the Knights of Columbus to the First Choice Women's Resource Center in New Brunswick, N.J.

Supreme Court denies pregnancy center appeal to keep donor information private

May 15, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

New Jersey Attorney General Matthew Platkin last year had ordered First Choice Women’s Resource Centers to turn over communications. Read more

Pro-life activist Lauren Handy listens during a news conference on the five fetuses found inside the home where she and other anti-abortion activists were living on Capitol Hill at a news conference at the Hyatt Regency on April 5, 2022, in Washington, D.C.

UPDATE: Washington pro-life activists sentenced to years in prison under FACE Act

May 14, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Handy and eight other pro-life activists were convicted nine months ago on felony charges of conspiracy against rights and violation... Read more