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Mar 28, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Facing limited hours and a shortage of supplies, crisis pregnancy centers are working and praying with pregnant women, helping any way they can during the pandemic.
Mar 27, 2020 - 10:00 am .- The Democratic Party’s extreme support of abortion will damage its chances at the ballot box this fall, one outgoing pro-life Democratic congressman says.
Mar 25, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The U.K.’s Department for Health retracted changes to the country’s abortion rules Tuesday, hours after they were published online.
Mar 24, 2020 - 08:01 pm .- Hours after they were published online, the U.K.’s Department of Health has retracted changes to the country’s abortion laws that would have allowed women to complete a chemical abortion at home, without going to a hospital or clinic first.
Mar 24, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- Amid efforts to conserve medical supplies for the response to the new coronavirus, Ohio’s health department has asked the state attorney general to issue a cease and desist order to Preterm, a Cleveland-based abortion clinic that continues to perform elective abortions despite statewide orders against elective surgeries.
Mar 19, 2020 - 11:00 am .- Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) conceded his primary race on Wednesday, saying that he stood by his pro-life principles even if they led to his defeat.
Mar 19, 2020 - 10:00 am .- New Zealand’s House of Representatives passed the Abortion Legislation Bill on March 18, legalizing abortion throughout the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Mar 18, 2020 - 08:00 am .- Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.), one of the last pro-life Democrats in Congress, lost his primary election to pro-abortion challenger Marie Newman on Tuesday.
Mar 16, 2020 - 02:30 pm .- On Tuesday,  Illinois Democrats will choose their presidential candidate. Residents of Chicago’s south side will also choose between eight-term Catholic Congressman Dan Lipinski and his pro-abortion opponent.
Mar 13, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- The House on Friday readied a bill for passage to fund a response to the Coronavirus pandemic, including free virus testing and paid sick leave.
Mar 12, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Pregnancy ultrasounds are often intimate moments, performed in the privacy of a doctor’s office. But pregnant volunteers, and one Nebraska group, have begun performing ultrasounds in schools: aiming to give students a live, real-time look at the miracle of life.
Mar 10, 2020 - 04:30 pm .- The twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul both celebrated March 10 as “Abortion Providers Appreciation Day.” Minnesota’s archbishop said he is “profoundly saddened” by those celebrations.
Mar 10, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- The Secretary General of the Organization of American States has drawn praise from pro-life leaders after saying it is “essential” that Article 4 of the American Convention on Human Rights be fully applied.
Mar 9, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- If elected president, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) would use his Medicare for all policy to increase access to abortion nationwide, and roll back limits on state funding for the procedure, his campaign announced on Saturday.
Mar 7, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- In a Thursday interview, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry said efforts to conflate the case with a Texas law regulating abortion clinics, struck down by the court in 2016, were clearly false. 
Mar 6, 2020 - 10:30 am .- The national pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List will make a five-figure investment in the primary race of pro-life Democrat Rep. Dan Lipinski (Ill.), the group announced on Friday.
Mar 5, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- As national pro-abortion groups pour money into a Chicago primary race to unseat one of the last pro-life Democrats in Congress, pro-life groups say they will be fighting back.
Mar 4, 2020 - 01:05 pm .- The Supreme Court heard arguments on Louisiana’s Unsafe Abortion Protection Act on Wednesday, as justices questioned lawyers from both sides on the state’s safety regulations for abortion clinics.
Mar 4, 2020 - 08:30 am .- Unlike similar bills to protect children born after at the federal level, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act received widespread bipartisan support in West Virginia. 
Mar 3, 2020 - 04:06 pm .- Colombia's Constitutional Court ruled Monday to maintain the country's status quo on abortion, neither banning the practice entirely nor legalizing elective abortion up to 16 weeks.