Abortion - Latest News
Jan 4, 2018 - 05:00 am .- Planned Parenthood reported that it received more than $500 million in government funding last year, while performing more than 300,000 abortions across the United States.
Jan 2, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- Three years ago, a medical office in Manassas, Virginia was one of the area’s largest abortion clinics.  Today, it is a free medical clinic for the poor, dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Dec 15, 2017 - 12:05 am .- The Supreme Court of Guatemala has ruled that the distribution of a manual promoting abortion must be stopped.
Dec 14, 2017 - 03:00 pm .- On Friday, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed a bill that will penalize doctors who perform abortions, if the abortion is chosen “in whole or in part,” because the unborn child has received a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
Dec 14, 2017 - 12:03 am .- Alveda King, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and longtime pro-life advocate, has it in her blood to fight for the causes she believes in, one of which is to promote “civil rights” for the unborn.
Dec 12, 2017 - 04:10 pm .- The trade in fetal tissue from aborted babies proved costly for two bioscience companies who will admit fault, cease California operations and meet the terms of a legal settlement close to $7.8 million in value for violating state and federal laws against the purchase or sale of fetal tissue.
Dec 11, 2017 - 05:00 pm .- Amnesty International is in no position to oppose an Irish law against foreign political funding now that it is under scrutiny for taking money from U.S. financier George Soros’ Open Society Foundations to target the country’s abortion restrictions, Irish pro-life advocates have said.
Dec 8, 2017 - 03:43 pm .- The U.S. Department of Justice has launched a formal investigation of Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest provider of abortions, for their role in the alleged sale of baby body parts.
Dec 8, 2017 - 02:00 pm .- A report from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that abortion rates in the country are at a historic low since the nationwide legalization of abortion in 1973.
Dec 2, 2017 - 01:00 pm .- A new Illinois law requiring public funding of elective abortions is opposed by pro-life groups and taxpayers who have sued the state, calling the measure illegal.
Nov 29, 2017 - 12:00 am .- Spain’s National Court has ruled that the Family Planning Federation, a subsidiary of Planned Parenthood International, can no longer be designated as a “public service organization” in Spain.
Nov 8, 2017 - 05:02 pm .- Pro-life health care workers and institutions need stronger legal protections from pressure to help provide abortions, backers of proposed federal legislation have said.
Nov 2, 2017 - 05:00 pm .- The Bishop of Portsmouth, England has called Catholics to pray for the conversion of 113 Members of the British Parliament who signed a letter urging the ban of prayer vigils outside of abortion clinics.
Oct 31, 2017 - 12:09 am .- Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of Ottawa, Canada, called into question Ontario’s new “bubble zone law,” which he said restricts the peaceful efforts of the pro-life movement.
Oct 25, 2017 - 09:45 am .- Following the approval of a federal court, an undocumented teen girl in Texas has had an abortion, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.
Oct 19, 2017 - 12:50 pm .- In a controversial decision, a U.S. district judge ruled that the government must facilitate an abortion for an undocumented teenager under federal custody in Texas. The federal government has appealed the ruling, asking for a stay on the judge’s order.  
Oct 10, 2017 - 02:52 pm .- A political advertisement for pro-life Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) has been blocked by Twitter for statements about Planned Parenthood selling fetal body parts for medical research.
Sep 27, 2017 - 12:24 am .- Micah Pickering was born prematurely at 20 weeks. His eyes were “fused shut,” according to his mother, and his bones were still soft. He spent four months in the neonatal intensive care unit.
Sep 26, 2017 - 05:08 pm .- An Ohio bill hopes to stop abortions undertaken solely because an unborn child has Down syndrome.  
Sep 25, 2017 - 10:21 am .- A lawsuit seeking to challenge a Maine law allowing only doctors to perform abortions has drawn criticism from pro-life advocates who warned it could endanger women’s health and safety.