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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

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

Parish church in northern Colorado tagged with pro-abortion graffiti; police investigating

May 9, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A Catholic parish church in northern Colorado known for its active pro-life ministry was vandalized with pro-abortion graffiti over the... 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

Students from Liberty University pray in front of the U.S. Supreme Court during oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case on Dec. 1, 2021.

Pro-life leaders, hopes raised, react cautiously to leaked abortion decision draft

May 2, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Pro-life leaders had mixed reactions Monday night to the news of a purported U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion signaling that... Read more

Vicki Thorn, who died on April 20, 2022, is remembered as a "fierce advocate" for the unborn and those suffering in the aftermath of an abortion.

Pro-life advocates mourn Vicki Thorn, founder of Project Rachel healing ministry

Apr 21, 2022

By Shannon Mullen

The unexpected death of Vicki Thorn, 72, the founder of Project Rachel, a post-abortion healing ministry, has shocked and saddened... Read more

A red-brick row house (C) is seen where DC Metro Police said they found five fetuses inside where anti-abortion activists were living earlier this week in the Capitol Hill neighborhood on April 01, 2022 in Washington, DC. Nine people, some of whom lived or stayed in the house, were indicted Wednesday on federal civil rights counts, with prosecutors alleging that they violated the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act when they blockaded an abortion clinic with chain and rope in 2020. Authorities do not know how the fetuses were obtained or how they got into the home where anti-abortion activist Lauren Handy was staying before she was arrested.

Pro-life group calls for investigation into the deaths of five aborted babies found in DC apartment

Apr 4, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A pro-life group is calling for the Washington D.C. medical examiner to perform autopsies on five aborted fetuses whose bodies... Read more

An image from the Canadian pro-life group Choice42's animated video encouraging pregnant women to choose life.

Viral Video Encourages Women to Reject Abortion: ‘You Can Do This’

Jul 5, 2021

By Katie Yoder

A viral video is challenging society and the media for pressuring women to choose abortion. Its message is simple: Women... Read more

Joseph M. Scheidler, 93, former National Director of the Pro-Life Action League

Death of pro-life icon on MLK's day is "fitting," family says

Jan 18, 2021

By CNA Staff

The passing of pro-life icon Joseph M. Scheidler, 93, former National Director of the Pro-Life Action League on Martin Luther... Read more

Pennsylvania State Rep. Brian Sims.

Doxing state Rep. Brian Sims apologizes, five months later

Oct 29, 2019

Rep. Brian Sims (D-Philadelphia), the subject of an unrelated ethics investigation, wrote a card to the Garecht family of Pennsylvania in... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco taking part in the 2014 Walk for Life West Coast, held Jan. 25.

Walk for Life West Coast draws witness across generations

Jan 27, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

This past Saturday the tenth annual Walk for Life West Coast drew people from across the nation and of all... Read more

Heroic Media ad for ImPregnant.org screenshot.

Pro-adoption ad campaign results in strong response

Jun 19, 2013

A pro-life media group's ad campaign encouraging pregnant women to choose adoption has launched its third series of broadcasts after... Read more

Life Choices' new ultrasound RV parked in Denver, Colorado on May 31, 2013.

Mobile ultrasound aims to reach abortion-vulnerable women

Jun 4, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

A network of pro-life pregnancy centers in Colorado is the latest to take to the streets with a mobile ultrasound... Read more

Canadian Parliament.

Canada's politicians targeted for 'failure' to protect children

May 24, 2013

A pro-life group in Canada is renewing its efforts to ignite discussion and conversion in their country by calling out... Read more

Pro-life groups claim to be among IRS targets

May 17, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Along with its targeting of conservative political groups for extra scrutiny, Internal Revenue Service employees also reportedly singled out pro-life... Read more