Roe v. Wade

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

Michael Warsaw: 'For the good of humanity,' Senate must reject 'horrific' abortion bill

Feb 26, 2022

By CNA Staff

Writing in the National Catholic Register, EWTN CEO Michael Warsaw says the proposed Women's Health Protection Act set for a... Read more

Govenor Gavin Newsom of California.

Abortion advocates release plan to make California a 'sanctuary' for the procedure

Dec 9, 2021

By Kate Olivera

A coalition of abortion advocates in California have introduced a plan to make the state a “sanctuary” for women seeking... Read more

Anna Del Duca (right) and her daughter, Frances, traveled from Pittsburgh to attend a pro-life rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 1, 2021, in conjunction with oral arguments for the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case.

Pro-life legal experts say they're encouraged by justices' questions in Dobbs abortion case

Three legal experts are expressing optimism for a pro-life victory in the U.S. Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s... Read more

A pro-life march in Mexico City, Oct. 3, 2021.

What would the overturning of Roe mean for Latin America?

Dec 2, 2021

By David Ramos

If the US Supreme Court were to overturn Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion across the country in 1973, what... Read more

U.S. President Joe Biden arrives at the Vatican to meet Pope Francis Oct. 29, 2021

Pro-life leaders react to President Joe Biden's statements about Dobbs abortion case

Dec 1, 2021

By CNA Staff

President Joe Biden reaffirmed his support of Roe v. Wade on Wednesday, in response to a question about the Dobbs... Read more

Pro-life advocates at the 45th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2018.

Pro-life leaders, legal experts speak out after Dobbs arguments at US Supreme Court

Dec 1, 2021

By Autumn Jones

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, concerning Mississippi’s... Read more

Pro-life advocates demonstrate in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, on December 1, 2021. - The justices weigh whether to uphold a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks and overrule the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.

Notable moments from the Supreme Court arguments over Mississippi abortion law

Dec 1, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization have concluded. The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments about the constitutionality... Read more

Students from Liberty University pray in front of the U.S. Supreme Court during oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case on Dec. 1, 2021.

One 'core' issue may decide the Dobbs abortion case. Here's why

Dec 1, 2021

By Shannon Mullen

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments about the constitutionality of Mississippi’s 15-week state abortion ban Wednesday, a high-stakes test... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, outgoing chair of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, presents pro-life initiative Walking with Moms in Need to the U.S. bishops in Baltimore, Nov. 17, 2021.

US bishops respond to Supreme Court arguments in Dobbs v Jackson

Dec 1, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Catholic leaders offered statements and prayers leading up to and following the oral arguments in the case Dobbs v. Jackson... Read more

Former US Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Nov. 30, 2021.

Mike Pence calls on Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade

Nov 30, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Former vice president Mike Pence is calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling... Read more

The exterior of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

What makes Dobbs the best, and possibly last, chance to overturn Roe? 

Nov 28, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Legal experts say the Dobbs case presents an ideal opportunity for the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider previous rulings that... Read more

Delia Tuttlebee (right) from Texarkana, Texas, and Laura Lane from Birmingham, Alabama, attend Mississippi College and came to the pro-life rally outside the Supreme Court on Dec. 1, 2021, with Students for Life of America. Tuttlebee interns with Students for Life and Lane serves as president of the Students of Life chapter at MC.

Faith leaders unite to ‘Pray for Dobbs,’ the case that could overturn Roe

Nov 22, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant Christians recently united for a day of prayer in anticipation for an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court... Read more

People praying at an abortion clinic.

A Roe v. Wade reading list: Must-read books to understand the landmark abortion ruling

Nov 22, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

With oral arguments for the greatest challenge to Roe v. Wade in a half century set for Dec. 1, readers... Read more

Dorinda Chiappetta Bordlee, a New Orleans-based attorney.

Pro-life attorney: 'No court should be able to usurp state laws that protect human life'

Nov 21, 2021

By Kate Olivera

Dorinda Chiappetta Bordlee, a New Orleans-based attorney, is one of 240 pro-life women to sign an amicus brief with the... Read more

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Leading pro-life bishops: Catholic Church must be prepared if Roe overturned

Nov 18, 2021

By Katie Yoder

The Catholic Church must be prepared to act if Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court case that legalized abortion nationwide,... Read more

Ramona Treviño is a former employee of Planned Parenthood who is now a leading Hispanic pro-life advocate.

Reversing Roe could strengthen Hispanic families, pro-life leader believes

Nov 16, 2021

By ACI Prensa

Reversing Roe v. Wade could strengthen the Hispanic community in the United States, according to Ramona Treviño, a former director... Read more

Angela Wu Howard, a legal scholar with Becket, a nonprofit organization that focuses on religious liberty issues.

Abortion is failing women: An interview with Angela Wu Howard

Oct 25, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Legal scholar Angela Wu Howard is one of the signers of an amicus brief in the Dobbs abortion case that... Read more

Young people hold signs opposing abortion during the March for Life in Washington, D.C.

Will Roe be overturned? Here are 6 notable Supreme Court decisions that have been struck down

Oct 22, 2021

By Carl Bunderson

Interest in instances where the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned its prior decisions is heightened now because of Dobbs v.... Read more

Supporters for and against legal abortion face off during a protest outside the United States Supreme Court.

Why legal abortion is bad precedent: Roe v. Wade critics make the case to Supreme Court

Oct 22, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

As the Supreme Court considers whether to overturn its precedents mandating legal abortion nationwide, critics of legal abortion have argued... Read more

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