Abortion

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Indiana AG files legal complaint against abortion doctor who performed a minor’s abortion

Dec 1, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita has asked the state’s medical licensing board to discipline the doctor who performed an abortion... Read more

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Early medical abortion increased 154% in past decade, CDC report finds

Nov 29, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Americans are increasingly relying on chemical abortion, or abortion by pill, according to a new report by the Centers for... Read more

Livia Tossici-Bolt says she was urged by council officers to “move on” after praying in public

UK woman praying in public asked to ‘move on’ by local authorities

Nov 25, 2022

By Madeleine Teahan

Concerns about religious freedom in the UK are intensifying after local council officers confronted a woman on the south coast... Read more

Paris, France

Will France enshrine a ‘right’ to abortion in its constitution?

Nov 23, 2022

By Solène Tadié

If officially approved by the Parliament at the end of the month, the bill would still need to be approved... Read more

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia, at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ fall plenary assembly in Baltimore, Nov. 16, 2022.

Meet the U.S. Catholic bishops’ new pro-life chair

Nov 20, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia, is a longtime advocate for the unborn. Read more

Republican Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma (pictured) along with Sen. Steve Daines, R-Montana, introduced a resolution Nov. 17, 2022, requesting that President Joe Biden recommit the U.S. to the Geneva Consensus Declaration. Daines and Lankford, together with Republican Rep. Jody Hice of Georgia, served as congressional honorary co-chairs of a GCD commemoration luncheon held in the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C.

Senators urge Biden to rejoin coalition finding no ‘international right’ to abortion

Nov 19, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Republican Sens. Steve Daines and James Lankford introduced a resolution Thursday requesting that Biden recommit the U.S. to the Geneva... Read more

Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron speaking April 25, 2019 at The Catholic University of America.

‘We weep with Jesus’: Catholic bishops lament pro-abortion ballot victories

Nov 11, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

As pro-abortion measures won on state ballots and pro-life measures faced defeat, Catholic bishops responded to election results with profound... Read more

Participants in a demonstration against Proposition 1 outside the California capitol in Sacramento, Oct. 6, 2022.

Abortion in 2022 midterms: How did the states vote?

Nov 9, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Ballot initiatives to protect and expand abortion passed across the nation on Election Day. Read more

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gives a victory speech after defeating Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rep. Charlie Crist during his election night watch party at the Tampa Convention Center on Nov. 8, 2022, in Tampa, Florida. DeSantis was the projected winner by a double-digit lead.

2022 Midterms: Which party came out on top? Stay tuned!

The American people spoke on Election Day, but it’s not clear yet what they were trying to say. Read more

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Proposition 1: California votes for abortion in midterms 2022

Nov 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder

As of 1 a.m. EST Wednesday, the New York Times reported 31% of votes counted, with 68.8% voting yes to... Read more

Ultrasound scan of 15-week-old baby

Pro-life amendment fails in Kentucky, news outlet projects

Nov 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Voters did not support a ballot measure called Amendment 2 that would have amended the state constitution to say there... Read more

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Vermont votes to enshrine abortion in constitution, news outlet projects

Nov 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder

A Vermont news outlet said pro-abortion Proposal 5 will pass by a wide margin. Read more

Colorado State Capitol Building in Denver.

With no pro-life laws, Colorado sees abortion numbers spike

Nov 8, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

A new study has shown that the number of abortions in Colorado has spiked, in part because more women come... Read more

A woman carries a sign warning of the dangers of Proposal 3, the so-called "Reproductive Freedom for All" constitutional amendment, during a rally on Oct. 15, 2022, at the state capitol building in Lansing, Michigan. If the controversial proposal passes, it would mean the end of all abortion-related regulation in Michigan, including for children and minors.

Soros, Bloomberg pump millions into Michigan abortion push

Nov 7, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Billionaires George Soros and Michael Bloomberg, joined by a “dark money” group, are funding Michigan’s Proposal 3 to make abortion... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone

Archbishop Cordileone to hold ‘Rosary for Peace’ on Election Day

Nov 7, 2022

By Katie Yoder

“As Americans participate in the electoral process and with political violence on the rise, we will pray for peace in... Read more

Pope Francis speaks with members of the press on the flight from Bahrain to Rome.

Pope Francis praises pro-abortion economist on papal commission in remarks about women

Nov 6, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Mariana Mazzucato’s appointment to the Pontifical Academy for Life drew criticism due to her outspoken advocacy for abortion rights. Read more

People praying at an abortion clinic.

Prayer rally to defeat Michigan abortion amendment is victim of ‘pro-choice cyber attack’

Nov 4, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Organizers of the pro-life rally had asked attendees to register to help with preparations, but phony registrations came in from... Read more

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NPR airs recording of woman’s abortion: ‘What hell sounds like’

Nov 3, 2022

By Katie Yoder

“You’re going to hear this machine turn on now, okay, it makes a loud noise,” someone tells the unidentified Michigan... Read more

Pro-abortion protestors outside the Supreme Court after the historic decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Midterm elections 2022: How will these states vote on abortion?

Nov 2, 2022

By Katie Yoder

In three states proposing constitutional amendments to advance abortion, surveys show strong support for pro-abortion referendums. Read more

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Total abortions decreased by 6% in the U.S. after Roe v. Wade was overturned

Oct 31, 2022

By Katie Yoder

A pro-abortion group reported there were 5,270 fewer abortions in July and 5,400 fewer in August after the court’s June... Read more