Roe v. Wade

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito

Supreme Court Justice Alito: faith ‘should affect the way you treat people’ as a judge

Sep 28, 2022

By Edie Heipel

The author of the deciding opinion that overturned Roe v. Wade made his remarks Tuesday to law students at the... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court building

Bishop Pfeifer asks Supreme Court to recognize ‘personhood’ of the unborn

Sep 26, 2022

By Katie Yoder

In a September statement, Bishop Michael Pfeifer called on the court to recognize the personhood of the unborn under the... Read more

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US bishops’ pro-life chair asks Catholics to practice ‘unconditional love’ after Roe

Sep 22, 2022

By Katie Yoder

In anticipation of Respect Life Month in October, Archbishop William E. Lori is calling for “radical solidarity” for pregnant and... Read more

Planned Parenthood gets millions of dollars in federal support each year.

Pro-life leaders condemn Planned Parenthood’s abortion increase in new report

Sep 13, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Planned Parenthood released its 2020–2021 annual report on Friday, revealing an increase in abortions and a decrease in other so-called... Read more

Windows were smashed at St. Louise Catholic Church in Bellevue, Washington, on June 28, 2022.

Report assesses threats to religious pro-life Americans following overturn of Roe v. Wade

Sep 9, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Religious Freedom Institute concluded that conditions remain in place for more attacks against pro-life entities and people to occur... Read more

The altar of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Brooklyn, New York, was damaged by vandals in May 2022.

Republican lawmakers demand DOJ act on anti-Catholic attacks

Aug 31, 2022

By Edie Heipel

A group of Republican lawmakers sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland on Tuesday condemning his inaction over the... Read more

U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California, speaks during her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 12, 2022.

Nancy Pelosi says it’s ‘sinful’ to restrict abortion for women

Aug 30, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Pelosi’s comments are the House speaker’s latest public endorsement of abortion in contradiction to her Catholic faith. Read more

Pro-lifers rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2021.

Abortion ‘trigger laws’ in three states to take effect this week

Aug 23, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

“Trigger laws” banning most abortions with limited exceptions are set to take effect in three states — Texas, Idaho, and... Read more

Supporters of the Vote Yes to a Constitutional Amendment on Abortion remove signs along 135th Street on Aug. 1, 2022, in Olathe, Kansas.

Post-Roe ‘confusion’ helped defeat Kansas pro-life amendment

Aug 3, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The pro-life campaign faulted “an onslaught of misinformation from radical left organizations that spent millions of out-of-state dollars to spread... Read more

Ultrasound of a baby in the womb.

Kentucky judge dismisses life at conception as a ‘Christian and Catholic belief’

Jul 22, 2022

By Shannon Mullen, Katie Yoder

The Kentucky judge's statement stands at odds with the position of the Catholic Church and other pro-life groups that it... Read more

Mary St. Hilaire, of Wichita, Kansas (left), and Kristina Massa, 22, of Lincoln, Nebraska, at the March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 21, 2022.

First statewide abortion vote after Roe is leaning pro-life, Kansas poll shows

Jul 20, 2022

By Katie Yoder

A new poll shows that a pro-life amendment on the ballot in Kansas is enjoying a narrow lead. The August... Read more

Vandalism at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Philadelphia, June 25, 2022.

Any arrests so far in attacks on Catholic churches and pro-life pregnancy centers? Here's what we know

Jul 20, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

In a recent case, a juvenile was charged in connection with an attack on a parish in Bethesda, Maryland. Read more

Kansas high school students Hannah Joerger (left) and Mara Loughman have been knocking on doors and encouraging voters to say yes to the Value Them Both amendment initiative Aug. 2, 2022.

Meet the high school students going door-to-door in defense of life

Jul 18, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Hannah Joerger and Mara Loughman are hoping Kansas voters will approve the Value Them Both amendment on Aug. 2.  Read more

Bishop Michael Pfeifer, bishop emeritus of San Angelo, Texas.

Bishop Pfeifer: Catholic bishops must hold Biden accountable post-Roe

Jul 16, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Bishop Emeritus Michael Pfeifer of San Angelo, Texas, addressed his brother bishops and all pro-lifers in a new pastoral letter. Read more

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

Pro-life leaders react: House passes first abortion bills after Roe

Jul 15, 2022

By Shannon Mullen, Katie Yoder

Democrats lack the votes to get the pro-abortion Women's Health Protection Act through the Senate. Read more

Heidi Matzke, executive director of Alternatives Pregnancy Center in Sacramento, Calif., speaks to members of the U.S. Senate on July 12, 2022.

Pregnancy center director tells Congress pro-life work ‘worth the risk’ of attacks

Jul 13, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The director said her center has had to spend roughly $150,000 — money that could have been used elsewhere —... Read more

The European Parliament in Strasbourg, France.

'Women deserve better': Experts criticize EU Parliament resolution on ‘right to abortion’

Jul 7, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Legal experts have called “inaccurate and misleading” a proposed resolution by the European Parliament to include a “right to abortion”... Read more

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Will Mexico have to wait a half-century for legal abortion to be overturned?

Jul 5, 2022

By David Ramos

Rulings that legitimize abortion by the higher courts in Mexico continue to present significant challenges for the pro-life cause in... Read more

Pope Francis speaks to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Paul Pelosi after Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on June 29, 2022.

Pope Francis condemns abortion in new comments about Roe v. Wade decision, responds to question on Communion

Jul 4, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis condemned abortion in new comments about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Read more

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Latin American pro-life leaders celebrate overturning of Roe v. Wade

Jun 28, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

One leader said the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court will “undoubtedly have a positive impact on Latin America.” Read more