Abortion

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Abortion clinic ‘buffer zone’ bill to become law in Northern Ireland

Mar 24, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The bill makes it a criminal offense for pro-lifers to engage in ‘influencing’ women inside ‘safe access zones.’ Read more

Senator Lindsey Graham speaks at a National Press Club luncheon in Washington, D.C., Sept. 8, 2015.

‘When does life begin?’: Senators press Ketanji Brown Jackson on abortion

Mar 23, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Senators are continuing to press Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on the abortion issue during her confirmation hearings with... Read more

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Pro-lifers speak out as ‘DIY abortion’ amendment advances

Mar 18, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The amendment would permanently allow at-home medical abortions. Read more

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Mexican diocese to deny communion to Catholic politicians who voted to legalize abortion

Mar 14, 2022

By CNA Staff

After the legislature of the Mexican state of Sinaloa voted to legalize abortion up to 13 weeks, the Diocese of... Read more

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Pro-life leaders applaud Texas Supreme Court ruling upholding Heartbeat Act

Mar 11, 2022

By Shannon Mullen

The Texas Supreme Court ended a final challenge to the state’s Heartbeat Act Friday, leaving in place one of the... Read more

Dr. Francis Collins

Report: Top Biden science advisor defended using aborted baby parts in research while NIH director

Mar 10, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Pro-life leaders are challenging Dr. Francis Collins, a top Biden science advisor, after a new report claimed that he defended... Read more

The Court of Appeal is located at the Royal Courts of Justice in London, England.

Appeals court to hear challenge to UK Down syndrome abortion law

Mar 9, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The High Court in London rejected the case last year. Read more

President Joe Biden

Biden promotes abortion policies on International Women's Day

Mar 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Promoting abortion rights on International Women's Day, President Joe Biden says that "every person deserves the chance to live up... Read more

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington.

Abortionists Appreciation Day? That can't happen, bishop says

Mar 4, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington spoke out against a proposed proclamation that would establish March 10 as “Abortion Provider Appreciation... Read more

Photomicrograph of a human zygote with two pronuclei, 20x magnification.

Experts respond to Biden: Biology and theology agree, human life begins at conception

Mar 4, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

After repeated, recent statements by U.S. President Joe Biden that he does not believe human life begins at the moment... Read more

Ultrasound scan of 15 week-old baby

Colombian pro-life leader says court's abortion decriminalization made women more vulnerable

Mar 3, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

A local pro-life leader believes that with the recent ruling of the Colombian Constitutional Court decriminalizing abortion up to six... Read more

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Who are the 13 Catholic senators who voted for 'shameful' pro-abortion bill?

Mar 1, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Thirteen Catholic lawmakers in the U.S. Senate voted Monday in favor of a failed attempt to pass a sweeping new... Read more

U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

Michael Warsaw: 'For the good of humanity,' Senate must reject 'horrific' abortion bill

Feb 26, 2022

By CNA Staff

Writing in the National Catholic Register, EWTN CEO Michael Warsaw says the proposed Women's Health Protection Act set for a... Read more

Iván Duque Márquez, president of Colombia.

Colombian president, bishops condemn court's decriminalization of abortion

Feb 23, 2022

By Walter Sanchez Silva

The president of Colombia, Iván Duque, rejected Tuesday the Constitutional Court’s decision to depenalize abortion up to 24 weeks of... Read more

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French parliament votes to extend abortion time limit from 12 to 14 weeks

Feb 23, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The bill also extends the practice of surgical abortion to midwives. Read more

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Pro-lifers lament High Court ruling on abortion in N Ireland

Feb 9, 2022

By CNA Staff

‘If this judgment is allowed to stand, the Secretary of State can simply block any attempt to restrict abortion or... Read more

Cardiologist Dermot Kearney.

Catholic doctor to challenge abortion pill reversal ban at UK High Court

Feb 8, 2022

By CNA Staff

Dermot Kearney is a past president of the Catholic Medical Association (UK). Read more

Emmanuel Macron.

EU Catholic bishops criticize Macron’s call to add abortion to rights charter

Feb 8, 2022

By CNA Staff

They noted that there is no ‘right’ to abortion enshrined in international law. Read more

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Catholic cop wins $75K settlement after suspension for praying at abortion clinic

Jan 29, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The city of Louisville, Ky., is paying a local police officer a $75,000 settlement after he was suspended for praying... Read more

Students for Life of America estimates that about 150,000 people attended the March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 21, 2022, based an analysis of a video of the marchers.

How big was the March for Life? Here’s how one pro-life group came up with a massive total

Jan 26, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Pro-life Americans recently traveled from across the country to attend the 2022 March for Life. Despite the pandemic and local... Read more