Roe v. Wade

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Supreme Court of the United States.

Analysis: What is next for pro-life legislation?

Aug 30, 2019

By Matt Hadro

A Missouri decision this week calls into question whether any legislation is possible on abortion in the first two trimesters... Read more

Rhode Island State House in Providence, Rhode Island. Via Shutterstock

Catholic governor signs law enshrining abortion access

Jun 20, 2019

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo signed the Reproductive Privacy Act on Wednesday. The act codifies the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade into state... Read more

The Supreme Court of the United States.

Analysis: Which state pro-life laws could arrive at the Supreme Court

May 16, 2019

With a Supreme Court considered favorable to the pro-life cause and a total of more than 100 Trump nominees in... Read more

Raleigh, North Carolina, State Capitol Building. Via Shutterstock

North Carolina 20-week abortion ban unconstitutional, judge rules

Mar 27, 2019

A federal judge has struck down a 1973 North Carolina law that limited abortion to the first 20 weeks of... Read more

Commentary: Abortion, extremism, and the need for dialogue

Mar 4, 2019

By Michelle La Rosa

Last week, 44 U.S. Senators voted against legislation that would ban the willful or negligent homicide of babies -born alive... Read more

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, who signed the 'triggered' abortion ban Feb. 19, 2019. Photo courtesy of the governor's office.

Little Rock diocese welcomes Roe-triggered abortion ban in Arkansas

Feb 22, 2019

By Perry West

The Diocese of Little Rock has said that a law signed Tuesday banning abortion in Arkansas in the event that... Read more

Crowds at the 2019 March for Life, Washington, DC.

'I survived my mom’s abortion appointment:' Voices from the March for Life

Jan 19, 2019

By Jeanne Marie Hathway

The March, held Friday, traced the annual route along the National Mall in Washington, DC. It was the Dillers’ second... Read more

The New Mexico state capitol.

New Mexico legislators want to repeal state's abortion ban

Nov 19, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

A group of New Mexican legislators seeks to overturn a state law that would make abortion illegal if Roe v.... Read more

2015 March for Life in Washington D.C.

Pro-life women say they were overlooked by Netflix documentary 'Reversing Roe'

Sep 22, 2018

By Perry West

A new Netflix documentary claims to show both sides of the abortion debate in the U.S., but pro-life advocates say... Read more

Pro-life protest outside the Supreme Court.

Poll finding support for Roe is misleading, pro-life group says

Jul 25, 2018

A recent poll suggesting widespread support for Roe v. Wade fails to account for the misinformation surrounding the 1973 Supreme... Read more

US Supreme Court.

What Kavanaugh’s judicial record might mean for ‘Roe v. Wade’

Jul 20, 2018

By Ed Condon

As Judge Brett Kavanaugh prepares for Senate confirmation hearings, the Supreme Court nominee’s record is being examined for indications of... Read more

Pro-life advocates at the 45th annual March for Life, on Jan. 19 in Washington, DC.

Overturning ‘Roe’ no ‘magic bullet,’ NY archdiocese lawyer says

Jul 16, 2018

The Director of Public Policy for the Archdiocese of New York has said that overturning the Roe vs. Wade Supreme... Read more

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo.

DiNardo: Roe v. Wade support is not good litmus test for Supreme Court justices

Jul 6, 2018

The U.S. Senate should not use a nominee’s stance on Roe v. Wade as a litmus test on suitability for... Read more

2016 March for Life, Denver.

Reversing Roe should be the beginning – not the end – for pro-lifers

Jun 29, 2018

By Michelle La Rosa

The announcement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement has prompted elation from pro-life groups, who are hopeful that the... Read more

Justice Anthony Kennedy. Public Domain.

Kennedy's retirement from the Supreme Court prompts pro-life hopes

Jun 27, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

The retirement announcement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has led pro-life advocates to voice hope that his successor could... Read more

Donald Trump.

Trump to address March for Life via livestream

Jan 17, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump will address participants in the 45th national March for Life via live video, the White House... Read more

OneLife rally in LA, California on Jan. 23, 2016. Courtesy of the Archdiocese of LA.

March for Life events planned across the US

Jan 9, 2018

Forty-five years after the Supreme Court ruling that mandated legal abortion nationwide, hundreds of thousands are expected to attend rallies... Read more

Norma McCorvey in Austin, Texas, Jan. 27, 2001.

Life, conversion of Roe v. Wade's Norma McCorvey remembered

Feb 20, 2017

By Matt Hadro

As the woman at the center of the case legalizing abortion in the U.S. passed away, pro-life leaders hailed her... Read more

How to join the US bishops in 9 Days for Life

Jan 16, 2015

By Matt Hadro

The U.S. bishops hope a new pro-life prayer campaign will unite Catholics against not only abortion, but other threats to... Read more

Cardinal Sean O'Malley gives the homily at the opening Mass for the National Prayer Vigil for Life in Washington D.C. on Jan. 21, 2014.

Cardinal: joy and compassion are at heart of pro-life movement

Jan 23, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

Catholics in the pro-life movement must “evangelize with beauty and with joy” as they seek to offer compassionate aid to... Read more