Abortion in the United States

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Pro-life movement steps up ground efforts to defeat Ohio abortion amendment

Oct 20, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

“We’re really running a full-scale presidential-level campaign here in Ohio, leaving no stone unturned,” one pro-life activist said. Read more

Monica Bertagnolli testifies during her Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee confirmation hearing to be the next Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Oct. 18, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

Biden NIH nominee grilled on funding for gender transition research, fetal tissue

Oct 20, 2023

By Matt McDonald

Monica Bertagnolli answered questions for about two hours on Capitol Hill on Wednesday before the Senate Health Committee. Read more

Health care professionals at the Colorado-based, pro-life Bella Health and Wellness healthcare clinic

Catholic nurses sue Colorado to continue abortion-reversal ministry

Oct 19, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The nurses argue that a new Colorado law banning abortion pill reversal impedes the First Amendment rights of their clients... Read more

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker.

Illinois governor launches national fundraising organization to stump for abortion access

Oct 19, 2023

By Matt McDonald

Think Big America is “dedicated to safeguarding reproductive rights and standing up against the right-wing extremists who want to take... Read more

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Pro-life group denounces attempt to allow abortion for all nine months throughout Mexico

Oct 17, 2023

By Diego López Colín

The legislation seeks to change more than 70 articles in five federal laws specifically regarding abortion in Mexico. Read more

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Florida attorney general seeks to block pro-abortion measure from 2024 ballot

Oct 17, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Attorney General Ashley Moody claims the measure “does not satisfy the legal requirements for ballot placement.” Read more

Former President Donald J. Trump makes remarks at the 2023 CPAC on March 4, 2023.

Trump runs pro-life ads in Iowa following criticism over abortion comments

Oct 17, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The ads come following criticism of former President Donald Trump’s controversial comments on abortion. Read more

The Sejm, the lower house of the Polish Parliament.

Polish elections point to possible shift in country’s abortion laws, ‘political clashes’

Oct 17, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Liberal opposition parties won a significant political victory over Poland’s conservative Law and Justice Party on Sunday. Read more

Ultrasound of baby at 12 weeks.

Facility-based abortions drop 30% in North Carolina after 12-week abortion ban, data show

Oct 17, 2023

By Matt McDonald

In May the state Legislature enacted a bill largely banning abortions after 12 weeks, with some exceptions. The state’s previous... Read more

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Pro-life groups warn of late abortions in Ohio Issue 1. Here’s what the initiative says

Oct 17, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Vague language in the proposed amendment could strip away parental rights and lead to late-term, partial-birth abortions on demand there,... Read more

Wichita Bishop Carl Kemme celebrates that diocese's annual "Mass for Life" in October 2022.

Judge’s ruling forces Wichita Diocese to cancel ‘Mass for Life’ in front of abortion clinic  

Oct 13, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Sedgwick County Chief Judge Jeffery Goering signed a temporary restraining order on Oct. 6, which, in effect, prohibited the Mass... Read more

CompassCare, a pro-life pregnancy center near Buffalo, New York, was heavily damaged by fire and spray-painted with pro-abortion graffiti on June 7, 2022.

Firebombed pro-life pregnancy center files FACE Act lawsuit 

Oct 11, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

CEO Jim Harden said in a statement about the suit: “It is ridiculous that as pro-life citizens we are forced... Read more

French President Emmanuel Macron talks to the press as he leaves after a European Council Informal Meeting at the Palacio de Congreso in Granada, southern Spain, on Oct. 6, 2023.

French president wants right to abortion added to constitution

Oct 6, 2023

By Eduardo Berdejo

In his speech for the 65th anniversary of the French Constitution, President Emmanuel Macron called for abortion to be included... Read more

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Brazilian bishops’ bioethics commission condemns attempt to decriminalize abortion

Oct 6, 2023

By ACI Digital

The commission declared that “no circumstance, no purpose, no law in the world can ever make an act licit that... Read more

Crowds gather for the Ohio March for Life outside the Ohio State Capitol in Columbus on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023.

‘This is a critical moment’: Abortion Issue 1 takes center stage at Ohio March for Life

Oct 6, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

As thousands of pro-lifers marched in Ohio’s capital city of Columbus, many held signs and banners reading “Vote NO on... Read more

Senator-Delegate Laphonza Butler meets with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer in his office on Capitol Hill on Oct. 3, 2023, in Washington, D.C. Butler was appointed by Gov. Gavin Newsom to the vacant Senate seat of California following the passing of Dianne Feinstein.

Newsom’s pick of abortion activist to Senate reveals White House ambitions, experts say

Oct 4, 2023

By Matt McDonald

Laphonza Butler, 44, checks a number of boxes among Democratic interest groups. Read more

Students participate in the Ohio March for Life in Columbus, Oct. 5, 2022.

Ahead of major abortion vote, thousands to descend on Ohio’s capital for March for Life 

Oct 3, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

This Friday, thousands will be marching in Ohio ahead of a vote on a constitutional amendment on Nov. 7 that... Read more

Vandalism of a pro-life display outside St. Paul Catholic Church in Fenton, Missouri, on Oct. 3, 2023.

Pro-life display vandalized at St. Louis County parish 

Oct 3, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

The display was on the grounds of St. Paul Catholic Church, a large parish with a school located in the... Read more

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Biden administration’s strategy fails with court’s restoration of Idaho abortion ban

Oct 3, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

The U.S. Department of Justice had filed a lawsuit on Aug. 2, 2022, against Idaho seeking to block its abortion... Read more

Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis delivers remarks during the FOX Business Republican Primary Debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Sept. 27, 2023, in Simi Valley, California.

During GOP debate DeSantis says he would support 15-week national abortion ban

Sep 28, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis also criticized remarks earlier this year from former President Donald Trump.  Read more