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Jan 13, 2021 - 05:25 pm .- The governor of South Dakota asked state lawmakers on Tuesday to introduce a bill banning abortions based on a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
Jan 13, 2021 - 04:01 pm .- Texas will no longer provide Medicaid funds to abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood, with the last funds ending in February.
Jan 13, 2021 - 03:29 pm .- Lawmakers in Kentucky on Monday sent two pro-life bills to Governor Andy Beshear’s desk, both of which are likely to become law thanks to veto-proof majorities.
Jan 12, 2021 - 01:27 am .- As the United States approaches 48 years of legalized abortion nationwide, the Catholic bishops of New Jersey are asking Catholics to join in a day of fasting and prayer to support a culture of life.
Jan 10, 2021 - 02:30 pm .- In the face of political discord and self-interest, we have an obligation to promote unity, peace, and the common good in society and in the Catholic Church, Pope Francis said Sunday.
Jan 9, 2021 - 05:51 pm .- The Wyoming legislature will again consider a bill to protect infants born alive in legal abortion attempts. Its backers say it is needed to push abortion doctors to provide health care to any baby who survives an abortion.
Jan 5, 2021 - 04:59 pm .- Looking ahead at 2021, abortion advocates are hoping the incoming presidential administration will bring policy changes and new personnel who are sympathetic to their goals.
Jan 5, 2021 - 03:31 pm .- The number of babies with Down syndrome who were born in Europe fell by half between 2011 and 2015— confirming the fears of pro-life campaigners in the UK, who have long argued that increased prenatal testing for Down syndrome has led many women to abort their children.
Jan 1, 2021 - 04:09 pm .- During his upcoming administration, presumed President-Elect Joe Biden will have to deal with the issue of abortion, and Catholics must engage with him says Charles C. Camosy in an op-ed published by First Things on the last day of 2020.
Dec 17, 2020 - 11:00 am .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York and Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City praised the administration's actions as “concrete steps to enforce long-standing and fundamental civil rights laws.”
Dec 17, 2020 - 04:00 am .- A Catholic bishop presided Saturday at a funeral Mass for 640 unborn children in Poland.
Dec 16, 2020 - 04:31 pm .- A federal court has declined to reconsider an August decision allowing several abortion restrictions in Arkansas to take effect.
Dec 16, 2020 - 10:05 am .- The Trump administration is again appealing to the Supreme Court to preserve its abortion pill regulations—arguing that in 2020 abortions have increased in states where the regulations remained.
Dec 15, 2020 - 03:25 pm .- A federal judge on Monday ruled against Tennessee for a second time this year, refusing to reinstate a 48-hour waiting period for abortions while the state appeals to a higher court.
Dec 15, 2020 - 12:24 am .- A Scottish member of Parliament is calling on the UK government to end a two-child limit on tax credits and other benefits for children, which is believed to be a leading factor for many women seeking abortions in the UK.
Dec 14, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- A coalition of Black Christian ministers have criticized Georgia Senate candidate Raphael Warnock for his support for abortion. In addition to running as a Democrat, Warnock is a senior pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. 
Dec 14, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- Abortion clinics and lobbyists received millions of dollars in emergency small business loans during the pandemic, one pro-life group reports.
Dec 12, 2020 - 04:28 am .- The lower house of Argentina’s legislature has passed a bill that would legalize abortion-on-demand up to 14 weeks in pregnancy, drawing dismay from pro-life groups and Catholics in the country.
Dec 11, 2020 - 10:00 am .- Rep. Tulsi Gabbard introduced two bills on Thursday aimed at protecting babies who survive abortions and preventing male athletes from competing in women’s sports.
Dec 8, 2020 - 01:30 pm .- Government must support mothers and children instead of paying for abortions, members of Congress heard at a Tuesday hearing on taxpayer-funded abortion.

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