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UK groups push for 'emergency contraception' expansion amid coronavirus outbreak

Mar 25, 2020

While the U.K. government has quickly backed away from rules allowing women to complete a medical abortion at home during... Read more

Ohio AG: abortion clinics can't use resources needed for coronavirus fight

Mar 23, 2020

Ohio’s abortion clinics are wrongly using resources that should be conserved for health care workers fighting the new coronavirus, and... Read more

Mississippi bill would ban abortions on basis of sex, race, genetic abnormality

Mar 5, 2020

A bill has been introduced in the Mississippi legislature to prohibit abortions being performed because of race, sex, or genetic... Read more

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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

Colombian court leaves abortion regulations unchanged

Mar 3, 2020

Colombia's Constitutional Court ruled Monday to maintain the country's status quo on abortion, neither banning the practice entirely nor legalizing... Read more

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Catholic uni reform triggered California abortion mandate that violated federal law

Feb 23, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

A California rule to require abortion coverage in health care plans now faces scrutiny from federal officials who say it... Read more

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis appoints judges to Miami's Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court, March 27, 2019.

Fla. bishops laud parental consent for abortion bill as it goes to governor

Feb 21, 2020

The Florida bishops applauded Thursday the passage through both houses of the state legislature of a bill requiring parental consent... Read more

Bishop James Wall of Gallup greets parishioners after Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Gallup.

Bishop Wall: Pope Francis 'passionate about life' from conception to natural death

Feb 20, 2020

By Mary Farrow

After visiting with Pope Francis for two and a half hours during his region’s ad limina visit, Bishop James Wall... Read more

The California capitol building.

How California's abortion mandate trampled on Catholic nuns

Feb 19, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

California could lose federal funds for requiring employer health plans to cover elective abortion, federal officials have said.  Read more

Australia's disability inquiry told of mistreatment of people with Down syndrome

Feb 19, 2020

Parents of persons with Down syndrome are pressed to procure abortion, and their healthcare is negatively affected throughout their life,... Read more

Carla Lockhart (C), who was elected MP for Upper Bann Dec. 12, 2019, attends the DUP Conference in Belfast, Nov. 23, 2012.

Northern Ireland MP calls for repeal of abortion law 'foisted' by Westminster

Jan 10, 2020

Carla Lockhart, a Member of Parliament for a Northern Irish constituency, urged Wednesday that the British law dealing with abortion... Read more

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Senators introduce bill to stop federally funded embryonic stem cell research

Jul 30, 2019

The Patients First Act would reverse President Barack Obama’s 2009 executive order that allowed for federally-funded research at NIH using... Read more

Abortion provision limited in some Irish hospitals by conscientious objection

Jul 17, 2019

Documents from the Republic of Ireland's health department show that abortion services are limited at nine of the country's 19... Read more

Planned Parenthood in St. Louis, Missouri.

In final decision, Missouri health department denies license to Planned Parenthood

Jun 21, 2019

Missouri’s health department on Friday rejected a license renewal request from a Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis, the last... Read more

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Guam governor wants to expand abortion, but local doctors are unwilling

Jun 9, 2019

The government of the island of Guam is offering waivers and discounts for contraception through a public health clinic, and... Read more

Illinois state capitol building.

Illinois Senate approves bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right'

Jun 3, 2019

The Illinois Senate has approved an expansive abortion bill that would declare abortion to be a “fundamental right” in the... Read more

The lethal injection room at San Quentin State Prison.

Florida Catholic Conference asks governor to halt execution of serial killer

May 21, 2019

The Catholic bishops of Florida are calling on the state’s governor to spare the life of Bobby Joe Long, a... Read more

David Anderson MP.

Canadian MPs fight to protect doctors, patients against euthanasia

May 11, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

Canadian members of parliament are attempting to pass a law that would protect the conscience rights of doctors, as the... Read more

How this priest came to celebrate Mass on the set of ‘Unplanned’

Apr 3, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

When a film crew arrived in the small college town of Stillwater, Oklahoma last spring, few residents realized exactly what... Read more

March for Life rallies draw more than 2 million in Argentina

Mar 28, 2019

March for Life gatherings throughout Argentina on March 23 drew more than 2 million participants advocating legal protections for both... Read more