Fetal Pain

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Ultrasound of a baby in the womb.

Physician blasts Justice Sonia Sotomayor for 'dead brain people' comment about fetal pain

Dec 1, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor drew criticism from an accomplished physician for comments that appeared to draw a comparison... Read more

Poll: 6 in 10 Americans favor 20-week abortion ban

Jan 23, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Ahead of the 44th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. a survey shows a “consensus” favoring a 20-week abortion... Read more


Ohio governor signs 20-week abortion ban, vetoes heartbeat bill

Dec 14, 2016

By Matt Hadro

On Tuesday, Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) signed a bill banning abortions performed after five months of pregnancy in most... Read more

Utah anesthesia bill shows 'incoherence' of legal abortion, doctor says

Mar 30, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones

A new Utah law requiring anesthesia for unborn babies during late-term abortions shows the contradiction between society’s view of life... Read more

Unborn baby at 20 weeks.

Yes, unborn babies can feel pain at 20 weeks, doctors testify

Mar 16, 2016

By Matt Hadro

As the Senate considers a bill protecting unborn human life past 20 weeks of pregnancy, medical experts insist these children... Read more

US House overcomes initial setback to pass 20-week abortion ban

May 13, 2015

By Matt Hadro

Two years after abortionist Kermit Gosnell was convicted of committing three first-degree murders at his abortion clinic, the House passed... Read more

South Carolina abortion ban could protect pain-capable unborn

Mar 22, 2014

Pro-life advocates praised the South Carolina House’s passage of a bill to ban abortions after 19 weeks into pregnancy –... Read more


Encyclopedia acknowledges fetal pain as a scientific fact

Feb 17, 2014

By Elise Harris

A new chapter published by Dr. Carlo Bellieni in a prestigious German encyclopedia explores the topic of fetal pain, stating... Read more