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Päivi Räsänen, Finland’s interior minister from 2011 to 2015, speaks to reporters while holding her Bible at Helsinki District Court on Jan. 24, 2022.

Bible tweet trial: Finland’s state prosecutor files appeal

May 3, 2022

By CNA Staff

‘I am dismayed that the prosecutor will not let this campaign against me drop,’ said Päivi Räsänen. Read more

Lorie Smith, owner and founder of 303 Creative.

US Supreme Court to hear case of web designer who objects to gay marriage

Feb 23, 2022

By CNA Staff

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear the case of a Colorado web designer who fears prosecution under state... Read more

A 40 Days for Life prayer vigil outside an abortion clinic in Madrid.

Spanish bill that would criminalize prayer near abortion clinics called a 'danger to democracy'

Nov 11, 2021

By Blanca Ruiz

An international 40 Days for Life director has said a bill proposed by the ruling Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party that... Read more

Anna Fleischer, president of Oxford Students for Life, at Oxford University’s Student Union’s Freshers’ Fair, Oct. 6, 2021.

‘They’re not going to succeed’: Pro-life societies stand firm in face of opposition on England’s campuses

Oct 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

Protesters targeted a pro-life stand at Oxford University’s Freshers’ Fair. Read more

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​​Bible, Quran apps removed from Apple app store for China, legal pressure cited

Oct 18, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Under pressure from Chinese law, a digital Bible company has removed its app from Apple’s app store offerings in China... Read more

A 40 Days for Life prayer vigil outside an abortion clinic in Madrid.

Spain's lower house advances bill that would criminalize pro-life witness near abortion clinics

Sep 22, 2021

By Blanca Ruiz

The lower house of Spain's legislature voted Tuesday to take up consideration of a bill proposed by the ruling Spanish... Read more

Brief argues Virginia court was right to uphold teacher's rights over pronoun policy

Jul 1, 2021

By CNA Staff

Tanner Cross, a Virginia Elementary School teacher, filed a brief in the Virginia Supreme Court on Wednesday in response to... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017.

Spanish bishop cricitizes bill that would criminalize pro-life witness near abortion clinics

Jun 9, 2021

By Blanca Ruiz

The secretary general of the Spanish bishops’ conference on Saturday questioned on Twitter a bill proposed by the ruling Spanish... Read more

June 4 rally in support of Tanner Cross, Loudoun County, Virginia

Court reinstates Virginia teacher suspended over transgender pronoun policy

Jun 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

A county court on Tuesday ruled that a Virginia teacher suspended for opposing a school transgender pronoun policy must be... Read more

People praying at an abortion clinic.

Spanish bill would criminalize pro-life witness near abortion clinics

May 27, 2021

By CNA Staff

A bill proposed last week by the ruling Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party would criminalize “harassment” of women entering abortion clinics. Read more

Pro-life prayer outside an abortion clinic.

Call for abortion clinic buffer zones throughout Scotland

Nov 24, 2020

Pro-choice activists are calling on the Scottish government to ban prayer and public discussion of abortion in the vicinity of... Read more

The University of Aberdeen.

Scottish pro-life student group investigated, but no action taken

May 5, 2020

After complaints that a pro-life event held by the Aberdeen Life Ethics Society violated a 'safe space policy', an investigation... Read more

Empty hallway in a public school.

School threatens suspension for student's 'Virginity Rocks' sweatshirt

Jan 16, 2020

School administrators in Wentzville, Missouri, threatened to suspend a seventh grade student if he returned to school wearing a sweatshirt... Read more

Pro-life prayer outside an abortion clinic.

Appeals court hearing challenge to London abortion clinic buffer zone

Jul 16, 2019

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales is hearing a challenge Tuesday and Wednesday to a buffer zone banning... Read more

The University of Aberdeen.

Pro-life student group wins affiliation at Scottish university

May 24, 2019

A pro-life group at the University of Aberdeen has been granted affiliation by the school's student association, a month after... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017.

Australian pro-lifers lose challenge to abortion clinic buffer zones

Apr 10, 2019

Australia's high court on Wednesday threw out cases brought by pro-life activists challenging “buffer zone” laws in Victoria and Tasmania... Read more

An unborn baby at 20 weeks.

Scottish universities seek to limit student pro-life groups

Nov 27, 2018

Student associations at both the University of Aberdeen and the University of Glasgow have recently blocked pro-life student groups from... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017.

Pro-life leaders welcome UK decision to reject abortion clinic buffer zones

Sep 25, 2018

Catholic leaders and pro-life advocates in England and Wales are praising the government’s decision not to impose buffer zones around... Read more

Pro-life prayer outside an abortion clinic.

UK government rejects calls for nationwide abortion clinic buffer zones

Sep 13, 2018

The British Home Secretary has rejected proposals for buffer zones around abortion clinics throughout England and Wales as disproportionate, after... Read more

Life stall at Lambeth Country Show

Pro-life charity evicted from London fair by local council for being “against their values”

Jul 24, 2018

By Ed Condon

A British charity that provides women with alternatives to abortion was ejected from the Lambeth Country Show after a local... Read more