Abortion in the United States

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Pro-lifers rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2021.

Abortion and public opinion: what the surveys really say

Jun 10, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Political scientist Michael New said that ‘polling about Roe v. Wade provides little insight about American attitudes toward abortion.’ 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

Pregnancy Test.

Ohio requires in-person administration of medical abortion

Jan 13, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The governor of Ohio has signed a bill which requires physicians to be present during the administration of the first... Read more

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem. Credit: Alex Wong / Getty Images.

South Dakota governor calls for Down syndrome abortion ban

Jan 13, 2021

The governor of South Dakota asked state lawmakers on Tuesday to introduce a bill banning abortions based on a prenatal... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2018.

Texas ends Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood

Jan 13, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Texas will no longer provide Medicaid funds to abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood, with the last funds ending in... Read more

Kentucky Capitol. Credit: Alexey Stiop / Shutterstock.

Kentucky lawmakers pass two pro-life bills early in legislative session

Jan 13, 2021

Lawmakers in Kentucky on Monday sent two pro-life bills to Governor Andy Beshear’s desk, both of which are likely to... Read more

Supreme Court reinstates FDA’s ban on abortion pills via mail

Jan 12, 2021

By CNA Staff

The U.S. Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision Tuesday reversed a federal judge’s injunction that had blocked FDA rules requiring... Read more

Federal judges block Arkansas abortion laws, pending further decisions

Jan 7, 2021

By CNA Staff

In a setback for pro-life efforts, federal judges have upheld injunctions or imposed new injunctions against multiple Arkansas prolife laws,... Read more