Roe v. Wade

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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

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Justice Department asks Supreme Court to uphold legal abortion  

Sep 21, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The Justice Department on Monday asked the Supreme Court to uphold Roe v. Wade, the court’s 1973 ruling that legalized... Read more

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Supreme Court sets argument date for challenge to Roe v. Wade

Sep 20, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The Supreme Court announced Monday that it will hear arguments in a critical abortion case on Dec. 1. Read more

An unborn baby at 20 weeks -- well within the second trimester, when dilation and evacuation abortions are commonly performed.

Supreme Court poised to hear biggest challenge to Roe v Wade in 48 years

Sep 17, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Mississippi’s lone abortion clinic, presented its legal argument Monday for why the U.S. Supreme Court should... Read more

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State's bishops 'celebrate every life saved' by Texas abortion law

Sep 7, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Bishops around the country reacted with praise to a Texas law banning abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat,... Read more

President Joe Biden

Biden promises 'whole-of-government' effort to maintain abortion in Texas

Sep 2, 2021

By Matt Hadro

President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a “whole-of-government” response to “ensure” abortion access in Texas, after the state’s pro-life law... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court building

More than 75 briefs filed supporting Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban at Supreme Court   

Aug 3, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

More than 75 amicus briefs have been filed at the Supreme Court supporting Mississippi’s ban on most elective abortions after... Read more

Former abortion clinic at 72 Ransom Avenue in Grand Rapids, Michigan, turned into headquarters of the pro-life organization LIFE International.

Pro-life leaders: Movement must be ready if Roe is overturned

Jul 6, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

If the Supreme Court sends the question of legal abortion back to the states, pro-life groups must be prepared to... Read more

Texas state capitol

Texas governor signs 'trigger' abortion ban

Jun 22, 2021

By CNA Staff

The governor of Texas signed two bills last week, to prevent the future closure of churches during disasters and to... Read more

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Democratic Senators warn of court-packing if Roe is altered by Supreme Court

May 24, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

Democratic senators have argued that overturning or otherwise limiting Roe v. Wade would pave the way to change the size... Read more

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After Supreme Court takes up abortion case, White House signals support for Roe v. Wade

May 17, 2021

By CNA Staff

The White House on Monday made statements in favor of legal abortion and the Equality Act. Read more

Louisiana legislature recognizes anniversary of Roe v. Wade as ‘Day of Tears’

May 11, 2021

The Louisiana state legislature last week passed a resolution recognizing Jan. 22, 2022, the 49th anniversary of legalized abortion throughout... Read more

‘Roe v Wade’ film aims to accurately portray history of landmark decision

Feb 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

The co-writer and star of a new film chronicling the courtroom drama of the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court... Read more

March for Life participants in front of the Supreme Court building, Washington, D.C.

Biden, Harris state their support for abortion on Roe anniversary

Jan 22, 2021

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris stated their commitment to abortion on the 48th anniversary of the Roe... Read more

NJ bishops call for day of prayer and fasting on Roe anniversary 

Jan 12, 2021

By CNA Staff

As the United States approaches 48 years of legalized abortion nationwide, the Catholic bishops of New Jersey are asking Catholics... Read more

Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Oct. 13, 2020.

Barrett hearings day 2: Barrett faces questions on abortion, Catholic faith, race, and religious freedom

Oct 13, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett was pressed on Tuesday for her position on abortion, marriage, and health care, during... Read more

Senator Mitch McConnell.

McConnell: Trump Supreme Court nominee ‘will receive a vote’

Sep 18, 2020

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday night that after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a... Read more

The Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.

Louisiana abortion clinic rule heads to US Supreme Court

Mar 3, 2020

A Louisiana abortion clinic regulation sponsored by a pro-life Democrat could have a major impact on precedent regarding legal abortion,... Read more

Planned Parenthood Location.

ACLU lawsuit targets 'sanctuary cities' for the unborn

Feb 26, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday filed lawsuits against seven Texas cities that have declared themselves “sanctuary cities” for... Read more

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States announce pro-life, pro-choice initiatives ahead of March for Life

Jan 24, 2020

On the eve of the 2020 March for Life in Washington DC, lawmakers in several states announced the introduction of... Read more