Pro-life legislation

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Representatives from the pro-life movement and their supporters gather to demonstrate in Parliament Square on May 15, 2024, in London.

Pro-lifers rally in London amid consideration of abortion amendments

May 17, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

Pro-life people rallied May 15 outside the Houses of Parliament in London to protest a set of amendments that would... Read more


House Republicans include slew of pro-life bills in 2025 budget proposal

Mar 22, 2024

By Peter Pinedo, Ken Oliver-Méndez

The Republican Study Committee dedicated a section of its “Fiscal Sanity to Save America” federal budget proposal to “measures designed... Read more

The Congress of the Republic of Perú in the nation’s capital of Lima.

Peru’s Congress approves legislation protecting pregnant women and their babies

Mar 15, 2024

By Diego López Marina

Peru’s Congress approved a bill that establishes the obligation of the state to guarantee “the pregnant mother [and] the unborn... Read more

A view of the Iowa State Capitol building in downtown Des Moines, Iowa.

Iowa House passes bill to affirm personhood at moment of fertilization

Mar 8, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The Iowa House of Representatives passed legislation that would recognize the personhood of unborn children at the moment of fertilization. Read more

Mischief Madness, a staff member at the convention, wears a custom-decorated mask with a pentagram on it at Satan Con in Boston, Massachusetts, on April 28, 2023.

Satanic Temple loses lawsuit against Indiana pro-life law

Oct 27, 2023

By Daniel Payne

District Court Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson tossed out the lawsuit, claiming that the Satanic Temple had failed to show it had... Read more

Gold dome of Georgia Capitol in Atlanta. Via Shutterstock.

Georgia Supreme Court upholds ‘heartbeat’ law banning abortion

Oct 24, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Abortion in Georgia is banned after an unborn baby’s heartbeat is considered detectable, except in some cases of rape, incest,... Read more

What's unpopular with voters? Taxpayer funding of abortion.

Oct 31, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has backed an end to the Hyde Amendment, which bans most federally-funded Medicaid payments for... Read more

Mo. lawmakers override governor's veto to pass pro-life measures

Sep 12, 2014

The Missouri legislature has overridden two vetoes from Gov. Jay Nixon in order to implement a three-day waiting period before... Read more

Ark. judge strikes down heartbeat-based abortion ban

Mar 19, 2014

A U.S. District Court’s ruling against Arkansas’ fetal heartbeat-based abortion restrictions disappointed pro-life advocates, but they said the effort still... Read more

Mother and Baby by Anna Langova (CC0 1.0).

Spanish bishop affirms Church's commitment to women, unborn

Mar 12, 2014

As controversy surrounds reform of Spain's abortion law, the newly-elected president of the local bishops' conference says Catholics must both... Read more

Copyright European Union 2013 / European Parliament (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0).

Spain's pro-life bill hailed as growing European trend

Feb 17, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

A new bill in Spain to re-establish limits on abortion and assert the state's right to protect unborn children is... Read more

Denver March for Life on the steps of the Colorado State Capitol, Jan. 20, 2013.

Rankings show pro-life 'momentum' in US state laws

Jan 19, 2014

Organizers of a recent report monitoring pro-life laws in states throughout the country said that the data shows a trend... Read more

Pro-life advocates pray with a statue of Our Lady of Fatima in front of the Planned Parenthood Surgical Center in Albuquerque, March 20, 2013.

Albuquerque pro-life measure hailed as valuable despite defeat

Nov 20, 2013

Although a pro-life ballot measure in Albuquerque, N.M., did not gain enough votes to pass, pro-life activists say the initiative... Read more

North Carolina pro-life law praised as positive step

Aug 1, 2013

Pro-life advocates are praising North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory for signing into law a multi-part pro-life bill that rasies abortion... Read more

High levels of pro-life state legislation passed so far this year

Jul 14, 2013

The progress of pro-life legislation at the state level this year has made the 2013 the second-best year on record... Read more

Governor Janice K. Brewer.

Women's caucus to connect pro-life lawmakers nationwide

Jun 10, 2013

A new nationwide caucus is seeking to organize and recruit pro-life women to run for political office and pass legislation... Read more

Rep. John Fleming (R-LA) and Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN).

Gosnell case adds urgency to pro-life efforts, say legislators

Jun 7, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Pro-life lawmakers said at a recent event that legislative efforts to fight criminal activity and fraud in the abortion industry... Read more

Bishop David Kagan of Bismarck, North Dakota. File Photo/CNA.

ND bishop praises new laws protecting unborn life

Mar 28, 2013

Bishop David Kagan of Bismarck, N.D. praised the North Dakota legislature and governor for passing into law three pro-life bills... Read more