Abortion in the United States

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Pro-lifers say ‘therapeutic’ abortion on minor in Peru exploited to push legal abortion

Sep 26, 2023

By Diego López Marina

The case, which is similar to another that occurred in August, has created a great deal of controversy in the... Read more

Rep. Karen Whitsett, D-Michigan, speaks at a meeting at the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 14, 2020.

Lone Michigan Democrat holds up ‘extreme’ pro-abortion bill

Sep 26, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Democratic state Rep. Karen Whitsett has said she intends to continue “voting the way of the people who elected me.”  Read more

Abortion Pill Reversal seeks to counter the effects of the first progesterone-blocking abortion pill, providing an opportunity to save the unborn child.

State of California sues pro-life pregnancy centers over abortion pill reversal drug

Sep 25, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The state’s lawsuit claims that there is no scientific evidence supporting the safety or efficacy of the abortion pill reversal... Read more

Pope Francis speaks during a press conference aboard the papal plane from Marseille to Rome on Sept. 23, 2023, at the conclusion of a two-day visit to the southern French port city to take part in the Mediterranean Encounter, a meeting of young people and bishops.

‘You don’t play with life’: Pope Francis condemns euthanasia, abortion on papal plane

Sep 23, 2023

By CNA Staff

“Neither at the beginning nor at the end. It is not played with!” Pope Francis said on a flight from... Read more

The United Nations General Assembly in New York.

UN adopts resolution to protect ‘reproductive rights’ during next pandemic

Sep 22, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The language, which was supported and endorsed by President Joe Biden’s administration earlier this year, prompted criticism from pro-life legislators. Read more

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Alabama, speaks during a hearing to examine the nomination of USAF General David Allvin for reappointment to the grade of general and to be Chief of Staff of the Air Force on Sept. 12, 2023 at Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

Senate confirms military appointments, bypassing pro-life blockade by Tuberville

Sep 21, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Sen. Tommy Tuberville has blocked unanimous consent for seven months in protest of the Department of Defense’s pro-abortion policies.  Read more

Lydia Taylor (blue shirt), and other student pro-life protesters from across the state of North Carolina traveled to North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro on Sept. 15, 2023, to demonstrate outside of Vice President Kamala Harris's speech calling for the expansion of abortion access.

Pro-life students harassed by ‘mob’ after VP Kamala Harris talk in North Carolina

Sep 21, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Harris’ speech at North Carolina A&T University on Sept. 15 was part of her “Fight for Our Freedoms College Tour.” Read more

An FBI agent stands outside the Houck residence in Kintnersville, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 23, 2022. Mark Houck was arrested that day and charged with assaulting a Planned Parenthood escort outside an Philadelphia abortion clinic on Oct. 13, 2021.

Republicans urge repeal of ‘weaponized’ FACE Act due to anti-pro-life bias

Sep 20, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The legislators introduced a resolution to repeal the FACE Act on the grounds that it is an unconstitutional use of... Read more

Sen. Kamala Harris speaks during National Action Network 2019 convention.

Kamala Harris promotes abortion access on nationwide college tour 

Sep 20, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

In her speech at North Carolina A&T, the vice president urged voters to support, among other things, the “freedom to... Read more

Jonathan Darnel speaks at a news conference at the Hyatt Regency on April 5, 2022, in Washington, D.C.

Exclusive interview: Convicted pro-life activist speaks out

Sep 19, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Jonathan Darnel, 41, faces up to 11 years in prison, three years of supervised release, and a $350,000 fine after... Read more

Original painting of the Divine Mercy, by Eugeniusz Kazimirowski in 1934.

Catholic imagery doesn’t belong in pro-abortion Ohio campaign ad, critics say

Sep 18, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The video ad from abortion referendum backer Ohioans United for Reproductive Rights shows a man kneeling in prayer in what... Read more

Former President Trump addresses attendees at CPAC 2020.

Donald Trump calls 6-week abortion ban a ‘terrible mistake’ 

Sep 18, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Trump made the comments in reference to Florida’s six-week “heartbeat” abortion ban signed by his chief opponent in the 2024... Read more

Participants at the March for Life in Cologne, Germany, Sept. 16, 2023.

Historic twin marches for life in Germany face disruptions and defiance

Sep 18, 2023

By AC Wimmer

The dual marches drew thousands and were met with both enthusiasm and confrontation as counterdemonstrators attempted to disrupt the events.  Read more

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Three more pro-lifers guilty on FACE Act charges, face up to 11 years in prison

Sep 15, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The activists were indicted on felony conspiracy against rights and violating the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act, also... Read more

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Wisconsin Planned Parenthood resumes abortions after ruling against 1840s abortion statute

Sep 15, 2023

By Daniel Payne, Joe Bukuras

Planned Parenthood said it made the decision to restore abortion services after “consultation with attorneys, physicians, partners, and other stakeholders.” Read more

Bernardo Arévalo, president-elect of Guatemala.

Guatemalan pro-lifer concerned about president-elect’s position on abortion, gender ideology

Sep 14, 2023

By Diego López Marina

“Unfortunately we do not see a very favorable outlook regarding these issues,” said Elena Gaytán of The Family Matters Association... Read more

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New pro-life group prepares to administer Kansas’ $2 million abortion-alternative program

Sep 12, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The program is “a social service with a material component” that helps pregnant women and mothers access food, diapers, counseling,... Read more

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Mexican bishops respond to pro-abortion ruling by Supreme Court: Every life has worth

Sep 11, 2023

By Diego López Colín

A Sept. 6 ruling of the court declared “unconstitutional the legal system that criminalizes abortion in the Federal Penal Code.” Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 22, 2015.

Republicans attempting to move away from ‘pro-life’ terminology: ‘Need to be specific’

Sep 8, 2023

By Daniel Payne

In a recent closed-door session, Senate Republicans discussed polling numbers showing voters “reacting differently” to terms like “pro-life” and “pro-choice.” Read more

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Mexican Supreme Court rules criminalization of abortion in Federal Penal Code unconstitutional

The court’s First Chamber ruled the criminalization unconstitutional “since it violates the human rights of women and persons with the... Read more