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Thousands of pro-life advocates gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2021, in conjunction with oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case.

Catholic, pro-life leaders say women shouldn't be punished for abortions

May 12, 2022

By Katie Yoder

"We state unequivocally that any measure seeking to criminalize or or punish women is not pro-life and we stand firmly... Read more

United States Supreme Court.

Politico: Supreme Court abortion draft still the only one being circulated

May 11, 2022

By CNA Staff

In a new report, the news organization that first published a draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade says... Read more

Vandalism at St. John XXIII parish in Fort Collins, Colo., May 7, 2022.

Catholics under attack: Incidents since SCOTUS draft abortion decision, by state

May 10, 2022

By CNA Staff

Here is a list of acts of vandalism and other provocations against Catholic churches and pro-life groups since the May... Read more

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US bishops urge fasting and prayer in response to pro-abortion threats

May 10, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

In response to threats of violence from pro-abortion activists, the U.S. bishops’ conference is inviting Catholics around the country to... Read more

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot leads the city's Pride Parade as Grand Marshal, June 30, 2019.

Roe v. Wade: Pro-life leaders react to Chicago mayor's 'incendiary' call to arms

May 10, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Catholic and pro-life leaders are condemning the Chicago’s mayor’s “call to arms” in response to the leaked Supreme Court draft... Read more

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New violence: Oregon Right to Life office set on fire

May 10, 2022

By CNA Staff

The offices of a pro-life group in Salem, Oregon, were set on fire Sunday night, the latest in a wave... Read more

The tabernacle belonging to St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church in Katy, Texas, was reported stolen on May 9, 2022.

Update on unrest: Tabernacle stolen, Catholic church defaced, pregnancy clinic vandalized

May 9, 2022

By Joe Bukuras, Shannon Mullen

More criminal acts targeting Catholic churches and pro-life advocates were reported Monday, after a Mother’s Day weekend marked by unrest... Read more

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NY Times changes Wordle answer from fetus 'to remain distinct from the news'

May 9, 2022

By CNA Staff

The New York Times has changed the answer to its daily Wordle word game, avoiding ‘fetus’, lest it be viewed... Read more

Costumed protesters struggle with personnel of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles during Mass on May 8, 2022.

Costumed protesters disrupt Mother's Day Mass in Los Angeles

May 8, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Several protesters dressed in "huge hats" and "red, hooded gowns," disrupted a Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of... Read more

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Wisconsin pro-life group's HQ set ablaze in apparent arson attack, police say

May 8, 2022

By CNA Staff

The offices of a pro-life organization in Madison, Wisconsin, was set ablaze and painted with pro-abortion graffiti. Read more

Abortion-rights activists gather outside of a Catholic church in downtown Manhattan to voice their support for a woman's right to choose on May 07, 2022 in New York City. The protests at the Basilica of St. Patricks Old Cathedral, which have been occurring weekly and where a small number of pro-life activists worship, have been given added urgency by the recent leaked Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade.

Update on Mother's Day threats: New incidents reported

May 8, 2022

By CNA Staff

Catholics across the U.S. kept a wary vigil Sunday for pro-abortion activists to follow through on a threat to disrupt... Read more

Co-chairs of Harvard Right to Life, Olivia Glunz (right) and Ava Swanson (left) led a pro-life demonstration on Harvard University's campus on May 4, 2022, in response to a pro-abortion rally on campus.

For pro-life college students, being targeted by rage over leaked abortion opinion poses major test

May 6, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Members of a pro-life club at Harvard University endure insults and vulgarities while demonstrating on campus. Read more

Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT), the founder and chair of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus, speaks with CNA on May 5, 2022.

Sen. Daines: Roe's demise would be an answer to 'millions' of prayers

May 6, 2022

By Katie Yoder

“I think many of us didn't think we’d lived to see the day, perhaps, when the United States Supreme Court... Read more

Thousands of pro-life advocates gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2021, in conjunction with oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case.

Must Roe go? Yes, say Alito's leaked draft and other critics of abortion precedent

May 6, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

A leaked Supreme Court draft that could overturn pro-abortion rights precedents in the U.S. drew praise from critics who say... Read more

Pro-abortion graffiti on the doors of Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Boulder, Colorado, on May 4, 2022.

Colorado parish defaced with pro-abortion graffiti for second time in seven months

May 4, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A Catholic parish church in Boulder, Colorado was defaced with pro-abortion slogans the evening of May 3, marking the second... Read more

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How overturning Roe v Wade would affect Latin America

May 4, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

Pro-life leaders in Latin America have reacted to the possibility that the Roe v. Wade decision which legalized abortion throughout... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2022.

US bishops urge prayer, fasting after leak of abortion draft ruling

May 4, 2022

By CNA Staff

The chair of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee on Wednesday urged continued and intensified prayer and fasting that the Supreme... Read more

Capitol police placed fencing in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 1, 2021, during oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, in an attempt to separate rallies by abortion supports and pro-lifers.

Roe v. Wade 'egregiously wrong from the start'? Key passages from leaked Dobbs draft ruling

May 3, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The Supreme Court’s previous abortion rulings were “egregiously wrong from the start” and on a “collision course with the Constitution.”... Read more

Thousands of pro-life advocates gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2021, in conjunction with oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case.

Pro-life leaders decry abortion ruling leak, hope for overturn of Roe v Wade

May 3, 2022

By Joe Bukuras, Carl Bunderson

Pro-life advocates have condemned the leak of a draft opinion in a U.S. Supreme Court case that would overturn Roe... Read more

Screenshot of CNA graphic showing abortion policy by state.

Updated: If Roe v. Wade is overturned, which states will ban abortion?

May 3, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Which states are moving in a pro-life direction, and which in a pro-choice direction? Read more