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Co-chairs of Harvard Right to Life, Olivia Glunz (right) and Ava Swanson (left) led a pro-life demonstration on Harvard University's campus on May 4, 2022, in response to a pro-abortion rally on campus.

For pro-life college students, being targeted by rage over leaked abortion opinion poses major test

May 6, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Members of a pro-life club at Harvard University endure insults and vulgarities while demonstrating on campus. Read more

Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT), the founder and chair of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus, speaks with CNA on May 5, 2022.

Sen. Daines: Roe's demise would be an answer to 'millions' of prayers

May 6, 2022

By Katie Yoder

“I think many of us didn't think we’d lived to see the day, perhaps, when the United States Supreme Court... Read more

Screenshot of CNA graphic showing abortion policy by state.

Updated: If Roe v. Wade is overturned, which states will ban abortion?

May 3, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Which states are moving in a pro-life direction, and which in a pro-choice direction? Read more

US President Joe Biden speaks to members of the press prior to boarding Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, May 3, 2022.

Defending Roe, Biden claims religions don't say when life begins, despite Catholic teaching

May 3, 2022

By Katie Yoder

President Joe Biden asserted Tuesday that no “mainstream” religion claims to know when human life begins, contradicting his own Catholic... Read more

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is seen prior to President Biden giving his State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol, March 1, 2022 in Washington, DC.

Roe v. Wade: Chief Justice Roberts orders investigation into source of 'egregious' leak

May 3, 2022

By Shannon Mullen

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. called the leak of a preliminary draft opinion in a pivotal abortion case a... Read more

United States Supreme Court.

Roe v. Wade: 12 things to know about the leaked abortion opinion

May 3, 2022

By Katie Yoder, Shannon Mullen

The news organization Politico on Monday night published what it said was a leaked draft of the eagerly anticipated Supreme... Read more

Students from Liberty University pray in front of the U.S. Supreme Court during oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case on Dec. 1, 2021.

Pro-life leaders, hopes raised, react cautiously to leaked abortion decision draft

May 2, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Pro-life leaders had mixed reactions Monday night to the news of a purported U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion signaling that... Read more

Pope Francis pictured at the Easter Vigil Mass on April 16, 2022.

Pope Francis: God is weeping for the victims of the Ukraine war

Apr 23, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The pope offered a reflection on "Our Lady of Tears." Read more

The Hall of Justice building in downtown Lansing is home to the Supreme Court of Michigan.

Pro-life, Catholic groups file to intervene in Michigan governor's abortion lawsuit

Apr 22, 2022

By CNA Staff

Pro-life and Catholic groups in Michigan are seeking to intervene in a lawsuit brought by Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who... Read more

Father Bill Kuchinsky prepares to say the funeral Mass for the unbaptized children for the remains of the 115 aborted babies in Washington, D.C. on March 28, 2022.

Catholic priest reveals role in DC aborted babies case: 'I buried them myself'

Apr 20, 2022

By Katie Yoder

A West Virginia priest is speaking publicly about his role in providing a funeral Mass and burial for more than... Read more

Mayor Muriel Bowser during a speech at the Pride Parade on June 12, 2021.

DC aborted babies: Mayor says activist may have broken law, not abortionist

Apr 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Mayor Muriel Bowser responded Friday to members of Congress about the DC aborted babies case, but said nothing about conducting... Read more

Lauren Handy and Terrisa Bukovinac outside the medical examiner’s office in Washington, D.C., April 8, 2022.

DC aborted baby remains: 69 lawmakers demand action from DOJ, FBI 

Apr 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Nearly 70 lawmakers on Friday called on the Justice Department and the FBI to investigate whether a local abortionist violated... Read more

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

Aborted babies found in DC: Officials silent on investigation

Apr 7, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Anti-abortion activists claim the driver of a medical waste disposal truck gave them a box outside an abortion clinic March... Read more

Randall Terry, spokesman for the Progressive Anti-Abortion Uprising, a pro-life group, speaks at a press conference on April 5, 2022. The group says it obtained the remains of more than 100 aborted babies, which included five babies the group says were the victims of late-term abortions, from a biohazard waste disposal company, a charge the company has denied.

What happens to the remains of aborted babies? Here’s what we know

Apr 7, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

“Without regulations, medical practitioners are free to dispose of human fetal remains by incineration with medical waste, by dumping in... Read more

Colorado governor Jared Polis speaks at a press conference, June 11, 2020.

Colorado governor signs bill codifying access to abortion, contraception

Apr 5, 2022

By Carl Bunderson

Colorado governor Jared Polis signed a bill into law Monday codifying the right to abortion and contraception in the state.  Read more

Randall Terry (at podium), spokesman for the Progressive Anti-Abortion Uprising, and other members of the pro-life group react to video images and photos of what the group says are the remains of 115 aborted babies it claims to have obtained from the disposed biohazard waste of an abortion clinic in Washington, D.C. The group held a press conference on April 5, 2022, in Washington, D.C.

Pro-life group says it obtained remains of 115 aborted babies discarded by DC clinic

Apr 5, 2022

By Jonah McKeown, Katie Yoder

Anti-abortion activists said Tuesday that they obtained 115 aborted babies from a driver for a medical waste company in late... Read more

A red-brick row house (C) is seen where DC Metro Police said they found five fetuses inside where anti-abortion activists were living earlier this week in the Capitol Hill neighborhood on April 01, 2022 in Washington, DC. Nine people, some of whom lived or stayed in the house, were indicted Wednesday on federal civil rights counts, with prosecutors alleging that they violated the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act when they blockaded an abortion clinic with chain and rope in 2020. Authorities do not know how the fetuses were obtained or how they got into the home where anti-abortion activist Lauren Handy was staying before she was arrested.

Pro-life group calls for investigation into the deaths of five aborted babies found in DC apartment

Apr 4, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A pro-life group is calling for the Washington D.C. medical examiner to perform autopsies on five aborted fetuses whose bodies... Read more

Eleanor McCullen testifies during the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, March 24, 2022.

Pro-life sidewalk counselor testifies at Ketanji Brown Jackson hearings

Mar 25, 2022

By Katie Yoder

A pro-life sidewalk counselor expressed concern before members of the Senate Thursday that Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson has... Read more

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)

Nancy Pelosi describes herself as a 'devout' Catholic who grew up in a 'pro-life family'

Mar 25, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke about being a “devout” Catholic in an on-stage discussion, while defending her staunch support of... Read more

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MacKenzie Scott gives mega-gift to abortion provider Planned Parenthood

Mar 24, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

MacKenzie Scott, an early Amazon leader and ex-wife of company founder Jeff Bezos, has given $275 million to Planned Parenthood,... Read more