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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

Young people participate in Washington, D.C.'s March for Life in Jan., 2012.

Strong college presence expected at March for Life

Jan 24, 2013

By Michelle La Rosa

Catholic colleges and universities will be well-represented at this year’s March for Life, according to announcements by pro-life campus groups... Read more

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Vatican council supports US bishops in pro-life stance

Jan 24, 2013

The president of the Pontifical Council for the Family has written to several U.S. bishops to express his support for... Read more

Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) at a press conference on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

Lawmakers lament 40 years of legalized abortion

Jan 23, 2013

By Michelle La Rosa

Pro-life politicians from across the country reflected on four decades of legal abortion in America, offering prayers and the promise... Read more

Pro-life supporters participate in the West Coast Walk for Life 2012 in San Francisco, Jan. 21, 2012.

After 40 years of abortion, bishops voice sorrow, hope

Jan 22, 2013

By Michelle La Rosa

Church leaders across the U.S. expressed both grief and renewed determination on the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision... Read more

Kellie Stauffer at a press conference on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

Women recount pain, suffering following abortions

Jan 22, 2013

By Michelle La Rosa

Forty years after abortion was legalized throughout America, women who have been victims of the procedure are speaking out about... Read more

Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley of Boston speaks at a press conference for the 2012 USCCB Fall General Assembly.

Cardinal finds prayer, penance needed for end of abortion

Jan 22, 2013

By Michelle La Rosa

Prayers and penitential hearts must be at the foundation of efforts to restore a genuine respect for life in America,... Read more