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Chemical abortion pill: U.S. bishops issue guide laying out dangers and concerns  

Feb 12, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The bishops’ document cited a number of safety concerns with the abortion pill, which included blood loss, infections, and even... Read more


Case that could stop half of U.S. abortions set for this Wednesday

Mar 13, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The FDA is accused of recklessly endangering women and young girls for decades by ignoring its own research and testing... Read more

Anna Lulis from Moneta, Virginia, (left) who works for the pro-life group Students for Life of America, stands beside an abortion rights demonstrator outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on June 24, 2022, after the court's decision in the Dobbs abortion case was announced.

Pro-life college students to protest ‘life-ending’ abortion drugs at Walgreens, CVS 

Jan 26, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

“Our purpose of having these protests is so that we can let ‘Big Pharma’ companies know that it’s absolutely unacceptable... Read more

President Joe Biden speaks to mayors from across the country during an event at the East Room of the White House on Jan. 20, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

Biden vows to increase abortion pill access on the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade  

Jan 23, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

President Joe Biden issued a memorandum on Sunday directing federal agencies to support wider access to abortion pills. Read more


5 things to know about abortion drugs sent by mail

Jan 13, 2023

By Katie Yoder

The U.S. Department of Justice recently advised that the U.S. Postal Service can deliver these abortion drugs by mail. Read more


Catholic bishops condemn Biden administration’s new policy on abortion pills

Jan 9, 2023

By Katie Yoder

The U.S. Catholic bishops are challenging the Biden administration after the FDA announced for the first time that pharmacies can... Read more


Seven myths about overturning Roe v. Wade

Jun 24, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Dobbs decision means the legality of abortion will now be determined at the state level.  Read more

‘Thousands of women want to go back’: Abortion pill reversal service expands in Russia

Aug 6, 2021

By CNA Staff

Russia became the first country in the world to legalize abortion in 1920. Read more

Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) at a July 21, 2021 press conference introducing the Protecting Life on College Campus Act of 2021, outside the U.S. Capitol building

New bill would defund public universities that provide on-campus abortions  

Jul 21, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

Pro-life lawmakers introduced a bill Wednesday to defund public colleges and universities that perform abortions or offer the abortion pill... Read more

Judge halts Ohio restrictions on chemical abortions

Apr 20, 2021

An Ohio judge on Monday halted the state’s requirement that the abortion pill regimen be administered in-person. Read more

Pro-life leaders: Allowing mail-order abortion pill will pose 'grave danger' for women

Apr 13, 2021

Pro-life groups criticized the Biden administration for allowing the distribution of the abortion pill through the mail during the COVID-19... Read more

UK eyes making at-home medical abortion permissions permanent

Sep 1, 2020

A temporary measure allowing UK women up to 10 weeks pregnant to take both abortion pills at home following a... Read more

Scottish bishop: Permission for wholly at-home medical abortion is ideological

Apr 24, 2020

The president of the Scottish bishops' conference wrote Friday to the Scottish health secretary, saying the permission for women to... Read more

Bishop John Sherrington, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster.

English bishop 'shocked' by permission for at-home medical abortions

Mar 31, 2020

The British government’s plans to allow women to have early abortions at home without medical supervision during the coronavirus crisis... Read more

UK government reverses policy yet again, will allow at-home medical abortions

Mar 30, 2020

Amid the worldwide outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) and strict social distancing orders in the United Kingdom, the UK government has... Read more

Calif. governor signs state college campus abortion pill mandate into law

Oct 14, 2019

California governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Friday a measure requiring public universities to provide free access to medical abortions... Read more

The Kansas capitol building.

Kansas lawmakers consider pro-life change to state constitution

Oct 2, 2019

The Kansas legislature is attempting to force a statewide referendum on abortion after the state’s Supreme Court declared it a... Read more

Doctor in white medical gown walking through the hospital lobby in village in Africa. Via Shutterstock

Pro-lifers condemn testing of 'chemical coat hanger' on African women

Sep 20, 2019

By Matt Hadro

Pro-life advocates have condemend clinical testing of second trimester chemical abortions on women in West Africa.  Read more

Stock photo. Via Shutterstock.

Draft law would preserve abortion pill restrictions

Sep 19, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The Support and Value Expectant Moms and Babies Act (SAVE) was introduced Thursday in response to efforts to broaden access to... Read more

California bishops rally Catholics to stop college campus abortion pill mandate

Jul 31, 2019

Three California bishops are calling on local Catholics to pray and fight against a bill that would require state colleges... Read more