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Abortion - Latest News
Oct 23, 2020 - 04:25 pm .- The Catholic bishops of Argentina have blasted a plan to introduce an abortion legalization bill in the country, saying it is “untenable and inappropriate” to prioritize abortion during an ongoing pandemic.
Oct 23, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Polish president Andrzej Duda welcomed a landmark court ruling on abortion Friday.
Oct 22, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- Recent annual reports show that federal funding to Planned Parenthood has increased, despite efforts by the Trump administration to eliminate federal funding for the abortion provider over the last four years. 
Oct 22, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The United States hosted the signing ceremony of the Geneva Consensus Declaration on Thursday. The document rejects the claim that abortion is an international human right. 
Oct 22, 2020 - 08:30 am .- Poland’s constitutional court ruled Thursday that a law permitting abortion for fetal abnormalities is unconstitutional.
Oct 21, 2020 - 10:00 am .- A new report aims to measure the impact of pro-life pregnancy centers on women’s health care in the U.S., offering detail on the nearly 2 million women served last year.
Oct 19, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- The High Court of England and Wales has agreed to hear a challenge to the country’s abortion law, which allows children with Down Syndrome to be aborted until birth, as discriminatory towards people diagnosed with the condition. 
Oct 19, 2020 - 11:00 am .- A three-judge panel on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that abortion providers can be required to have transfer agreements with local hospitals.
Oct 16, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Thursday that young children should be able to change their gender without any “discrimination.”
Oct 16, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Polling shows a close race for a Colorado ballot measure seeking to ban abortion after 22 weeks of pregnancy, and backers are “very optimistic” that with enough volunteers and community outreach they will succeed, even while abortion advocates have outraised pro-life campaigners by millions in the weeks leading to the election.
Oct 16, 2020 - 12:31 am .- A federal judge on Wednesday ruled unconstitutional a mandatory 48-hour waiting period for women seeking abortion in Tennessee, which had been in effect since 2015.
Oct 14, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- A three-judge appeals court panel on Tuesday struck down a Texas law that bans dilation-and-evacuation abortions.
Oct 13, 2020 - 05:13 pm .- Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett was pressed on Tuesday for her position on abortion, marriage, and health care, during her first day of questioning by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Oct 9, 2020 - 05:22 pm .- Pro-life leaders in Mexico claimed a temporary victory October 5 when a vote on bill to legalize abortion was postponed.
Oct 9, 2020 - 12:00 am .- Fourteen children whose mothers considered abortion were baptized last month in Madrid by the city’s archbishop, Cardinal Carlos Osoro.
Oct 8, 2020 - 05:43 pm .- Catholic politicians have an obligation to fight against abortion and euthanasia, Cardinal Gerhard Mueller, prefect emeritus of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, said this week.
Oct 8, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- South Korea’s National Assembly is considering a proposal to allow abortion up to 14 weeks as the deadline approaches to revise the country’s abortion law.
Oct 8, 2020 - 10:00 am .- A bill extending the abortion time limit from 12 to 14 weeks and restricting conscientious objection passed its first reading Thursday in France’s National Assembly.
Oct 8, 2020 - 08:30 am .- Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice-presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) sparred over accusations of anti-Catholic bias and filling a Supreme Court vacancy before election day. The candidates spoke during the in-person debate held on Wednesday evening at the University of Utah.
Oct 7, 2020 - 06:00 am .- A Vatican representative told the United Nations Tuesday that the Holy See was “deeply concerned” by moves “to reinterpret the very foundations of human rights.”

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