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Aug 19, 2019 - 03:24 pm .- Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin’s administration has reportedly denied a Planned Parenthood clinic in downtown Louisville its license to perform abortions, doing so for the second time.
Aug 13, 2019 - 09:30 am .- August 13 is the last day on which the Department of Health and Human Services will receive feedback on the proposed change to the interpretation of section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Aug 7, 2019 - 09:59 am .- A federal judge has extended a temporary injunction against three new abortion clinic regulations in Arkansas.
Aug 7, 2019 - 12:46 am .- The government of New Zealand proposed a bill this week that would lift a law stipulating that abortions before 20 weeks may only be performed for medical reasons.
Aug 6, 2019 - 11:24 am .- Three Catholic pro-life leaders have won recognition for their diverse work, including outreach to pregnant and parenting women and public policy efforts.
Aug 5, 2019 - 04:01 pm .- A pair of petition campaigns for a people’s veto referendum vote have kicked off in Maine with the support of the state’s Catholic bishop, as residents attempt to repeal a law that legalizes taxypayer-funded abortion, and another one that legalizes assisted suicide.
Aug 3, 2019 - 04:21 pm .- The 1st District Court of Appeals in Florida has overturned a circuit court ruling which deemed a 24-hour waiting period requirement unconstitutional, sending the case back to the circuit court for further review.
Aug 1, 2019 - 03:54 pm .- The Senate confirmed a slew of judicial nominees and passed a budget deal this week, drawing praise from pro-lifers.
Aug 1, 2019 - 10:30 am .- Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) used Wednesday evening’s Democratic primary debate to challenge former Vice President Joe Biden on his past opposition to federal abortion funding.
Jul 31, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- Underneath the absolutist direction of the party’s politicians, rank and file Democrats are far less uniform in their opinions.
Jul 31, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- During the  Democratic primary debate on Tuesday, candidates expressed support for systematic reform on immigration and healthcare, but were not questioned about abortion or religious liberty.
Jul 30, 2019 - 03:02 pm .- A bill that would decriminalize abortion in the Australian state of New South Wales has been delayed at least a week after conservative complaints that the legislation had been rushed through.
Jul 29, 2019 - 03:16 pm .- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have issued new guidelines with restrictions for scientists seeking federal grants to use tissue from aborted babies for research.
Jul 25, 2019 - 08:00 am .- A northern Indian district has launched an investigation into a region in which the birth rate of baby girls is in dramatic decline. Government data has revealed that among 216 babies born across 132 villages in the last three months, not even one of them was a girl.
Jul 22, 2019 - 04:25 pm .- The leader of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus is asking President Trump to refuse any attempts to undermine or strip pro-life measures from future spending bills.
Jul 20, 2019 - 12:00 am .- The British Parliament is imposing its will on the citizens of Northern Ireland by passing legislation decriminalizing abortion there, one Catholic lawmaker says.
Jul 19, 2019 - 02:26 pm .- The Michigan Catholic Conference is urging state residents to support a petition drive for an initiative to ban “dismemberment abortions” instead of a separate petition drive that seeks to ban abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat.
Jul 19, 2019 - 12:31 am .- As a new regulation takes effect, barring Title X recipients from making abortion referrals, Planned Parenthood has reportedly decided to forego the federal funds in order to continue directing women to abortion.
Jul 16, 2019 - 04:53 pm .- A pro-life group in Colorado is leading a signature drive in the hopes of asking voters in 2020 whether to ban abortion after 22 weeks.
Jul 16, 2019 - 03:52 pm .- Citing disagreements with board leaders over whether Planned Parenthood should focus on health care or abortion advocacy, the organization’s president is stepping down.