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Texas state capitol building

Supreme Court to hear challenges to Texas heartbeat law

Oct 22, 2021

By Matt Hadro, Katie Yoder

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider two legal challenges to Texas’ pro-life heartbeat law, just weeks before it... Read more

Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) testifies before a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on March 20, 2007

Pro-life groups must 'wake up' in support of pro-life Democrats, former congressman says

Oct 20, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Pro-life Americans must do more to support embattled pro-life Democrats, said Catholic former Democratic congressman Dan Lipinski who is reportedly... Read more

Hispanic pro-life advocate Mayra Rodriguez speaks to a crowd of over 300,000 during Mexico’s “March for Women and Life,” on Oct. 3 2021.

Planned Parenthood whistleblower turned Hispanic pro-life leader details clinic corruption, intimidation

Oct 19, 2021

By ACI Prensa

During her tenure with Planned Parenthood, Mayra Rodríguez said she witnessed falsified abortion records, serious complications from abortions, and experienced... Read more

Pro life protesters outsider the Belfast High court, as Northern Ireland abortion laws were being challenged. Belfast, UK. Oct. 3, 2019

Northern Ireland considering abortion clinic ‘buffer zone’ law

Oct 14, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A proposal to require so-called “buffer zones” around abortion clinics - an area where protests would not be allowed -... Read more

Aultman in her first year of private practice, outside her office, which was under construction.

From abortionist to pro-life leader: What changed this doctor's heart?

Oct 14, 2021

By Kate Olivera

Kathi Aultman thought she found her calling as a doctor for Planned Parenthood, but God had other plans. Read more

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (center) with Pope Francis (right), during their Oct. 9 meeting at the Vatican.

San Francisco archbishop clarifies Pelosi's papal visit not an endorsement of her abortion views

Oct 14, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent meeting with Pope Francis does not signal a papal endorsement of her views on abortion,... Read more

Pro-life feminists participate at the Women's March in Washington D.C. on Jan. 21, 2017.

Why women didn’t need Roe to get ahead: An interview with the head of Secular Pro-Life

Oct 12, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

This December, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the abortion case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health... Read more

Matthew Kuhn, Principal Deputy Solicitor General of Kentucky (right), along with Daniel Cameron, Attorney General of Kentucky (center) and his wife Makenze (left), outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 12, 2021.

Before Supreme Court, Kentucky’s attorney general asks to intervene in defense of pro-life law

Oct 12, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The office of Kentucky’s attorney general appeared at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking to be allowed to intervene in... Read more

Roses gathered by Catholics representing a rosary prayed for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Cordileone prayer update: 10,688 roses and counting for Nancy Pelosi

Oct 12, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

More than 10,000 people have committed to pray the rosary and to fast on Fridays for the ideological conversion of... Read more

Joe Biden.

USCCB pro-life chairman urges Biden to act like the ‘devout Catholic’ he says he is

Oct 12, 2021

By Katie Yoder

The U.S. Catholic bishops’ pro-life chairman is expressing disappointment with President Biden as his administration reverses a Trump-era rule that... Read more

The sixth national Walk for Life in Zagreb, Croatia, May 29, 2021.

How does U.S. abortion law compare to those in European countries?

Oct 11, 2021

By Luke Coppen, Hannah Brockhaus

The United States is one of only seven countries that allow elective abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, and its... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco.

Archbishop Cordileone discusses satanists' support for abortion

Oct 9, 2021

By Katie Yoder

In an interview with EWTN Pro-Life Weekly, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone pointed to the Satanic Temple, which he said opposes Texas’... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Naumann

Archbishop Naumann: Biden administration ‘wrong’ to fund abortion providers

Oct 8, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The U.S. bishops’ pro-life chairman said on Thursday that the Biden administration is “wrong” for reopening federal funding of abortion... Read more

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Pro-life leaders slam decision to halt Texas’ ‘heartbeat’ law

Oct 7, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Pro-life leaders on Wednesday responded to a federal judge blocking Texas’ pro-life “heartbeat” law, just more than one month after... Read more

Marchers walk along with an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe during a pro-life Eucharistic Procession Oct. 2, 2021 in Denver.

Denver pro-life Eucharistic procession circles state's largest abortion clinic

Oct 6, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

The Oct. 2 procession, part of the 40 Days for Life movement, began in the garden of the pro-life clinic... Read more

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Pro-life doctors warn against Chilean bill to permit elective abortion 

Oct 6, 2021

By Giselle Vargas

A group of pro-life Chilean doctors on Monday published a video meant to disprove the falsehoods that arise in the... Read more

Sign at 2020 March for Life

Pro-lifers counter pro-abortion protests across the United States

Oct 5, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

As pro-abortion rallies were held across the country last weekend in response to a Texas law regulating abortion, pro-lifers in... Read more

Elizabeth Kirk, research associate and lecturer at CUA's Columbus School of Law.

Profiles of pro-life women: A Q&A with Elizabeth Kirk

Oct 5, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

This December, the US Supreme Court is set to hear Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case that many... Read more

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Do women need abortion to succeed? Women legal scholars say no

Oct 4, 2021

By Katie Yoder

In a legal brief in the pivotal Dobbs vs. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case before the U.S. Supreme Court,... Read more

Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Sept. 29, 2021.

Respect Life: Pope Francis’ 8 strongest statements against abortion

Oct 4, 2021

By Courtney Mares

When it comes to abortion, Pope Francis has been a clear defender of the humanity of an unborn child. Read more