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UN harshly criticized for pushing abortion in Peru

Apr 2, 2013

Health and legal experts throughout Peru are denouncing a recent recommendation by the U.N. Human Rights Commission that the nation... Read more

Abby Johnson

Event aims for abortion industry 'exodus'

Apr 2, 2013

Former abortion clinic manager Abby Johnson is organizing a day – called “Exodus 2013” – for abortion workers seeking to... Read more

Maryland Catholics call death penalty repeal a pro-life win

Mar 21, 2013

Catholics in Maryland are welcoming the repeal of the death penalty in the state as a step towards a culture... Read more

Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

NY bishops meet with Cuomo, reaffirm stance against abortion

Mar 20, 2013

The bishops of New York met recently with the state’s Catholic governor, Andrew Cuomo, to discuss their objections to his... Read more

Opening of 57th Session of Commission on Status of Women on March 4, 2013 at UN Headquarters in New York.

Catholic students lobby at UN commission on women

Mar 20, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

Students at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio worked to educate delegates at a recent United Nations commission about the... Read more

Arkansas State Capitol.

Arkansas passes nation's broadest abortion restrictions

Mar 8, 2013

Arkansas legislators have overridden a veto by the governor in order to prohibit most abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy,... Read more

Pro-life supporters hold a prayer vigil in front of Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs on March 4, 2013.

Planned Parenthood under fire after botched Colo. abortion

Mar 8, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

An attorney has called for greater Planned Parenthood accountability after a Colorado clinic allegedly performed abortion without anesthetic on an... Read more

Dr. Donna Harrison and Dr. Monique Chireau at the National Press Club Jan. 24, 2013.

Doctors warn UN that abortion harms mothers

Mar 6, 2013

Medical experts before the United Nations argued that abortion is not medically necessary to promote women’s health and can actually... Read more

A pro-life supporter holds a Defund Planned Parenthood sign at the March for Life, Jan. 25, 2012.

Lawmakers demand account of Planned Parenthood funds

Feb 26, 2013

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have requested a report from the government on the use federal funds given... Read more

The pill, contraception.

German bishops' morning-after pill decision causes concern

Feb 22, 2013

Doctors and people involved in pro-life work say that the German bishops’ decision to allow morning-after pills for rape victims... Read more

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Priest conceived in rape recounts journey to forgive father

Feb 18, 2013

A priest who was conceived in rape when his mother was only 13 years old is sharing the story of... Read more

Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Poll shows NY opposition to expanding abortion laws

Feb 15, 2013

As New York debates Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed bill to strengthen legal abortion, a new survey shows that 75 percent... Read more

Dr. LeRoy Carhart.

Late-term abortions criticized after death of New York woman

Feb 12, 2013

Pro-life advocates are urging an end to third-trimester abortions in response to the death of a 29-year-old woman who underwent... Read more

Jeanette Meyer.

Post-abortive woman finds healing, offers hope for unplanned pregnancies

Feb 10, 2013

The year was 1969,  three years before abortion became legal in America.  Read more

Mary E. Harned, Staff Counsel with Americans United for Life.

State legislation blocking abortion insurance coverage grows

Feb 5, 2013

A recent report indicates that numerous states are passing restrictions on insurance coverage of abortion under the health care reform... Read more

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Peruvian cardinal calls for action to protect life

Feb 5, 2013

A Peruvian cardinal is asking the faithful to participate in the March for Life in Lima on March 23 to... Read more

Sisters of Life took part in the March for Life in Washington D.C. Jan. 25, 2013.

Pro-life groups care for mothers in crisis pregnancies

Feb 3, 2013

Organizations that offer pro-life aid for women facing difficult pregnancies stressed that there are both resources and tools available for... Read more

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Doctor says Colombian coverage of abortion drug harms women

Jan 31, 2013

An official leading the Colombian bishops’ pro-life efforts expressed regret over a recent decision to continue covering a drug used... Read more

Dr. Laura Garcia, Scholar in Residence, Department of Philosophy, Boston College, at the National Press Club Jan. 24, 2012.

Changes in abortion language, laws seen as pro-life progress

Jan 31, 2013

Amid changing abortion rhetoric and significant legislative advances, a group of legal experts in the nation’s capital said that they... Read more

Mass for Life, Jan. 24, 2013.

Cardinal O'Malley calls pro-life movement to grow in faith

Jan 25, 2013

Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley of Boston encouraged pro-life pilgrims from across America to deepen their faith, explaining that a culture... Read more