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Texas pro-life pregnancy centers prepare for overturning of Roe v. Wade

Jun 7, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The legal change could mean that tens of thousands more children will be born in the state each year. Read more

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Federal court orders cases brought against Texas pro-life law dismissed

Apr 27, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A federal court on Tuesday ordered a lower court to dismiss all legal challenges brought against the enforcement mechanism of... Read more


Pro-life leaders applaud Texas Supreme Court ruling upholding Heartbeat Act

Mar 11, 2022

By Shannon Mullen

The Texas Supreme Court ended a final challenge to the state’s Heartbeat Act Friday, leaving in place one of the... Read more

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 Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization.

US Supreme Court allows Texas abortion law challenge to stay with state's top court

Jan 21, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday declined to send a legal challenge against a Texas abortion law back to a... Read more

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Texas Abortion Law: Supreme Court allows challenge to proceed, but leaves law in place

Dec 10, 2021

By Katie Yoder

In a case that hinges on enforcement rather than abortion itself, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8 to 1 on... Read more

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks outside the Supreme Court following oral arguments on Nov. 1, 2021

Pro-life supporters rally for Texas law outside Supreme Court

Nov 1, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Supporters of the Texas Heartbeat Act rallied outside the U.S. Supreme Court Monday while justices deliberated challenges to the state’s... Read more

Pro life outreach in front of a Planned Parenthood location in San Antonio Texas in 2019.

Supreme Court hears challenges to Texas abortion ban

Nov 1, 2021

By Shannon Mullen, Katie Yoder

The U.S. Supreme Court spent nearly three hours Monday hearing arguments in a pair of cases challenging Texas’ new abortion... Read more

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Texas abortion law survives injunction effort; Supreme Court challenge next

Oct 15, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A federal appeals court has allowed a heartbeat-based Texas ban on abortion to remain in effect, rejecting the U.S. Department... Read more


Pro-life leaders slam decision to halt Texas’ ‘heartbeat’ law

Oct 7, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Pro-life leaders on Wednesday responded to a federal judge blocking Texas’ pro-life “heartbeat” law, just more than one month after... Read more


More companies speak out against Texas’ pro-life law

Sep 23, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Yelp, an online directory for food and businesses, is reportedly planning to “double match” employee contributions to pro-abortion groups opposing... Read more


How Texas Catholics pushed to expand support for mothers

Sep 23, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

In addition to two major pro-life bills, the Texas Catholic Conference has successfully pushed for better support for mothers and... Read more

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Biden administration sues Texas over pro-life law

Sep 9, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The Biden administration on Thursday sued Texas over its new law prohibiting most abortions after the detection of a fetal... Read more

Lyft and Uber stickers on the rear window of a vehicle offering rides in San Francisco Bay Area

Which corporations have come out against Texas' pro-life law?

Sep 9, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Since Texas’ pro-life “heartbeat” law went into effect last week, some corporations responded by donating to pro-abortion groups or issuing... Read more

Attorney General Merrick Garland

Justice Department pledges to 'protect' women seeking abortions in Texas after pro-life law takes effect

Sep 7, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday vowed to “protect” women seeking abortions in Texas, days after a new state law... Read more