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Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

NY abortion expansion fails amid Catholic opposition

Jun 18, 2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed bill to dramatically expand legal abortion in the state died in the state senate... Read more

President Barack Obama gives his weekly address, May 5, 2012.

Obama threatens veto as fetal pain bill passes House

Jun 18, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Despite passing the U.S. House of Representatives, a bill to prohibit abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy faces an uncertain... Read more

\Cardinal Seán O'Malley at the Ecclesia in America Conference Dec 12, 2012.

Cardinal pushes for law to protect pain-capable unborn

Jun 17, 2013

The U.S. bishops’ point man on pro-life issues is calling on federal legislators to support a bill that would ban... Read more

Nancy Pelosi at a 2010 press conference in the Capitol.

Catholic groups slam Pelosi's claim that abortion is 'sacred ground'

Jun 14, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Prominent Catholics and members of the pro-life movement denounced statements by House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi that as a Catholic,... Read more

CNA

Democrat-leaning group lashes out at CCHD grant scrutiny

Jun 14, 2013

An influential Democrat-leaning communications strategy group has targeted critics of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, claiming it is “Catholic... Read more

Mother And Baby by Anna Langova (CC0 1.0).

Church-turned-abortion clinic now a pro-life haven

Jun 13, 2013

By Hannah Brockhaus

An encounter with a pro-life center that had previously served as both a house of worship and an abortion clinic... Read more

Jason and Anne Ponton with their twin daughters, age 11 and their sons, ages 6 and 4. Photo courtesy of Jason and Anne Ponton.

Mom contrasts rush to save baby twins with Gosnell murders

Jun 8, 2013

By Hannah Brockhaus

When her twin girls were born suddenly at only 26 weeks, Anne Ponton said doctors and nurses in her home... Read more

Rep. John Fleming (R-LA) and Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN).

Gosnell case adds urgency to pro-life efforts, say legislators

Jun 7, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Pro-life lawmakers said at a recent event that legislative efforts to fight criminal activity and fraud in the abortion industry... Read more

Kermit Gosnell mugshot.

New pro-life coalition aims to 'Stop the Gosnells'

Jun 6, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

A new group of pro-life organization across the country is working to expose and fight abuses such as infanticide and... Read more

Rep. Trent Franks

Pain-capable abortion ban passes congressional subcommittee

Jun 6, 2013

By a vote of 6 to 4, the U.S. House Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice approved a bill... Read more

Life Choices' new ultrasound RV parked in Denver, Colorado on May 31, 2013.

Mobile ultrasound aims to reach abortion-vulnerable women

Jun 4, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

A network of pro-life pregnancy centers in Colorado is the latest to take to the streets with a mobile ultrasound... Read more

Henry Morgentaler, on August 22, 2005.

Pro-lifers pray after death of Canadian abortion crusader

Jun 1, 2013

Pro-life leaders in Canada reacted with sadness and prayers to the death of Henry Morgentaler, regretting his leading role in... Read more

Targeting of crisis pregnancy centers draws sharp criticism

May 31, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

A bill introduced in congress allowing the Federal Trade Commission to investigate crisis pregnancy centers has sparked a fiery reaction... Read more

Study documents abortion's global health threat to women

May 30, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

A new study released during the 66th annual World Health Assembly identified and exposed what it claimed to be the... Read more

United States Supreme Court

Supreme Court will not hear Planned Parenthood defunding case

May 29, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

In a setback for state efforts to defund abortion providers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear Indiana’s... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court.

Ariz. abortion law hoped to win Supreme Court support

May 25, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against an Arizona law banning abortions after 20 weeks, but backers... Read more

Canadian Parliament.

Canada's politicians targeted for 'failure' to protect children

May 24, 2013

A pro-life group in Canada is renewing its efforts to ignite discussion and conversion in their country by calling out... Read more

Fr. Gabriele Amorth, chief exorcist of Rome, speaks to CNA on May 22, 2013.

Famous exorcist says Pope's simple prayer cast out demon

May 24, 2013

Rome’s most well known exorcist says Pope Francis performed an exorcism in St. Peter’s Square last Sunday and that the... Read more

CNA

Texas abortionist accused of killing babies born alive

May 20, 2013

A Houston doctor is under investigation on charges that he performed illegal late-term abortions after former employees alleged that several... Read more

CNA

Venezuelan Church to start year-long campaign against abortion

May 20, 2013

A Venezuelan bishop said his country's 13th annual pro-life campaign will extend for the whole year, aiming to defend life... Read more