Abortion in the United States

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Pro-life doctors respond to OB-GYN group’s call for abortion ‘without restrictions’

Sep 6, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Dr. Christopher Zahn of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists argued that abortion “improves and saves lives.” Read more

Washington Surgi-Clinic on F St. NW in Washington, D.C. on April 7, 2022

Second trial of DC pro-life activists who staged protest begins

Sep 6, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The trial follows the conviction of five of the defendants’ peers, who were convicted of conspiracy against rights and a... Read more

Law enforcement estimated 7,000 attended the March for Life in London, England.

Thousands march for life in London

Sep 5, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The ninth annual march processed through the city of Westminster in London and ended at the Houses of Parliament.  Read more

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Group behind abortion initiative sues Ohio over use of ‘unborn child’ in ballot language

Sep 1, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The ballot language states the proposed amendment would prohibit abortion restrictions “before an unborn child is determined to be viable.” Read more

Sanford, Florida, police arrested Donovan Faison, 21, on Aug. 29, 2023, in connection with the November 2022 killing of his pregnant girlfriend and her preborn child, an action police believe was motivated by her refusal to get an abortion.

Florida man charged with double homicide in killing of girlfriend who refused abortion

Aug 31, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Donovan Faison, 21, has been charged with two counts of felony homicide for the deaths of his 19-year-old girlfriend and... Read more

Debra Vitagliano.

States and pro-life groups urge Supreme Court to end abortion ‘bubble’ zones 

Aug 28, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

In all, 18 different amicus briefs were filed in support of pro-life free speech in a case involving Debra Vitagliano,... Read more

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Ohio’s Issue 1 targets unborn children all nine months, Cincinnati archbishop says

Aug 25, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr warns that if the new ballot measure becomes law, it could harm women, families, and the unborn. Read more

(From L) Former Arkansas governor of Asa Hutchinson, former New Jersey governor Chris Christie, former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, entrepreneur and author Vivek Ramaswamy, former South Carolina governor and UN ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, and North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum arrive onstage for the first Republican Presidential primary debate at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Aug. 23, 2023.

At crowded GOP debate, candidates spar over Trump, abortion, conservative credentials

Aug 23, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The Republican candidates sparred in the first debate over their respective qualifications for president, abortion ,and the legacy of Donald... Read more

Immaculata Church on the campus of the University of San Diego.

Analysis: Do California’s Catholic universities have to include abortion in their health plans?

Aug 21, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

While state law mandates coverage of abortion and transgender treatments, insurance industry experts say colleges and universities may have options. Read more

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Pennsylvania ends decadeslong funding for crisis pregnancy centers

Aug 18, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro in a release about the announcement tied the decision explicitly to support for abortion. Read more

Metropolitan Police arrest a Students for Life volunteer, Aug. 1, 2020.

Appeals court sides with anti-abortion protesters in D.C. First Amendment dispute

Aug 17, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The court ruled that the pro-life demonstrators had “plausibly” demonstrated that Washington police had violated their First Amendment rights.  Read more

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5th U.S. Circuit Court approves abortion pill restrictions, ends mail-order abortions

Aug 16, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The court ruled that the FDA must reinstate restrictions in place before 2016, most notably banning administering the pills through... Read more

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Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. flip-flops on abortion

Aug 14, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. told reporters he would support a three-month federal abortion ban but later appeared to walk back... Read more

A sonogram picture of a fetus in the second trimester of a woman's pregnancy

Cincinnati archbishop urges Catholics to reject state abortion amendment in November

Aug 14, 2023

By Daniel Payne

“As Catholics, we are morally obliged to uphold the dignity of life of all vulnerable humans,” Archbishop Dennis Schnurr wrote... Read more

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Peru congressman: Abortion lobby using pregnant rape victim to try to legalize abortion

Aug 13, 2023

By Diego López Marina

“What I see is the utilization of this case by the abortion lobby,” said Peru Congressman Alejandro Muñante. Read more

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Bishops of Brazil encourage prayers to prevent liberalization of abortion

Aug 10, 2023

By ACI Digital

A lawsuit calling for the decriminalization of abortion in the country is now before the Federal Supreme Court and could... Read more

Polling station on Election Day.

Massive spending, large voter turnout amid defeat of Ohio’s Issue 1 

Aug 9, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The initiative’s defeat, which took place amid unprecedented voter turnout, means a proposed abortion referendum is more likely to succeed... Read more

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Va.

Bishops protest Biden administration’s addition of abortion to pregnant workers protections

Aug 9, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The U.S. bishops initially supported the bill but is now accusing the EEOC of distorting the law. Read more

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Ohio rejects initiative to change amendment process, easing the way for abortion referendum

Aug 8, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The initiative would have made it more difficult to adopt constitutional amendments via citizen-led ballot initiatives. Read more

A sonogram picture of a fetus in the second trimester of a woman's pregnancy.

Abortion activists launching new PAC to enshrine abortion rights in Arizona

Aug 8, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The political action committee Arizona for Abortion Access on Tuesday filed the Arizona Abortion Access Act, a “proposed constitutional amendment.” Read more