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Kansas and Arizona governors veto bills to protect babies born alive after botched abortions  

Apr 18, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday vetoed a “born-alive” infant protection bill a week after Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed... Read more


Catholic bishops’ pro-life chair applauds passage of ‘Born-Alive’ Act

Jan 12, 2023

By Katie Yoder

“We commend the House of Representatives for passing legislation to protect innocent children from infanticide,” Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington... Read more

Bishop Robert Barron responds to a question at a press conference.

Bishop Barron: True dialogue impossible if Catholic Dems won’t protect babies who survive abortion

Jun 29, 2021

By CNA Staff

Bishop Robert Barron called out Catholic Democratic lawmakers and others for claiming dialogue with the US Bishops over abortion and... Read more

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'Born-alive' amendment fails again in the Senate

Feb 5, 2021

On Thursday evening, the Senate rejected a measure requiring care for babies who survive abortion attempts.  Read more

President Donald Trump at a White House press conference, 2019.

Trump announces 'Born Alive' executive order for abortion survivors

Sep 23, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced an executive order that would require medical care be given to infants who are... Read more

Sen. Ben Sasse.

Senators respond to defeat of pro-life bills

Feb 29, 2020

Two pieces of pro-life legislation failed to overcome a Democratic filibuster this week—but two pro-life senators said the bills forced... Read more

Oregon Congressman Greg Walden.

Congressman tries to add 'Born Alive' protections to vaping bill

Feb 28, 2020

The House of Representatives on Friday blocked an attempt to add legislation to protect infants who survive botched abortion attempts... Read more

A reflection shot turns the US Capitol upside down.

Senate fails to pass two pro-life bills on same day

Feb 25, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The Senate on Tuesday failed to pass two pro-life bills to protect unborn babies who can feel pain, and babies... Read more

Senator Ben Sasse, pictured at the National Press Club, Oct. 2018.

Sen. Sasse reintroduces Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection bill

Feb 11, 2020

By Matt Hadro, Christine Rousselle

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a new hearing on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act on Tuesday, with... Read more

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Senators introduce bill requiring states to report abortion figures

Oct 4, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The Ensuring Accurate and Complete Abortion Data Reporting Act of 2019 would make certain Medicaid family planning funds to states... Read more

Congressional pro-lifers, led by Rep. Steve Scalise, address a press conference about the Born Alive bill at the Capitol April 2, 2019.

Born Alive bill still stalled as Congress returns to session

Sep 10, 2019

By Matt Hadro

Five months after first attempting to force a vote on legislation to protect babies who survive botched abortions, pro-life Members... Read more