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Abortion - Latest News
Feb 16, 2019 - 05:15 am .- A local bishop is speaking out against a bill to remove regulations on abortion in Adelaide, Australia, saying it would be the nation’s most radical abortion law.
Feb 15, 2019 - 04:23 pm .- The Kentucky Senate has approved a bill that would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually around six weeks into pregnancy.  
Feb 14, 2019 - 04:51 pm .- The Missouri Supreme Court has rejected a legal challenge against an informed consent abortion law from a self-described Satanic Temple adherent who claimed the state violated her religious beliefs.
Feb 12, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- New Mexico’s House of Representatives passed a bill that would decriminalize the state’s inactive ban on abortion.
Feb 8, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- The Virginia March for Life is being organized by a partnership between The Family Foundation, Virginia Catholic Conference, the Virginia Society for Human Life, and the national March for Life.
Feb 7, 2019 - 09:03 pm .- The Supreme Court has blocked from taking effect a Louisiana law requiring abortion doctors to hold admitting privileges at hospitals nearby to abortion clinics. The court issued a stay on Thursday evening.
Feb 6, 2019 - 11:00 am .- The president’s annual state of the union address received a divided response after highlighting life issues.
Feb 4, 2019 - 05:26 pm .- Senate Democrats rejected on Monday an effort to ensure that babies who survive abortion attempts receive medical care.
Feb 4, 2019 - 04:48 pm .- Ralph Northam, outlined his support for a controversial state abortion bill. Speaking about the bill, he outlined a “discussion” about the fate of children who survived in-labor abortions, appearing to many to support to a measure that would offer infanticide by another name.
Feb 2, 2019 - 11:24 am .- The Bishop of Spokane said Friday that that politicians who publicly support abortion should not receive the Eucharist in his diocese.
Feb 1, 2019 - 10:22 am .- A controversial sex ed bill was approved by a Colorado House committee this week, despite significant concerns voiced by Coloradans at a hearing at the state legislature.
Jan 31, 2019 - 05:12 pm .- U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) has announced that he will introduce the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act to the Senate on Monday, and is calling for a voice vote to pass the measure.
Jan 31, 2019 - 02:45 pm .- Bishop Michael Burbidge of the Diocese of Arlington and Bishop Barry C. Knestout of the Diocese of Richmond issued statements Thursday condemning a proposed abortion bill in the Virginia legislature and comments made by the state’s governor.
Jan 31, 2019 - 10:40 am .- A movie chronicling the conversion of a former Planned Parenthood clinic director who became a pro-life advocate will be released in theaters nationwide on March 29.
Jan 31, 2019 - 12:13 am .- Following the passing of a New York law legalizing abortion up to the point of birth, pro-life leaders are calling on U.S. President Donald Trump to act on his yet-unfulfilled campaign promise of defunding Planned Parenthood.  
Jan 25, 2019 - 12:01 pm .- A bill was introduced in the Vermont House of Representatives Tuesday that would prohibit public entities from interfering with or restricting women's access to abortion.
Jan 25, 2019 - 09:58 am .- The Walk for Life West Coast aims to gather thousands of pro-life advocates in San Francisco in the next days for mutual support, outreach and inspiration.
Jan 23, 2019 - 01:30 pm .- Catholic leaders in New York have spoken out against the passage of an expansive new abortion law in the state. The Reproductive Health Act was passed on Tuesday, the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe v Wade.
Jan 22, 2019 - 03:30 am .- Planned Parenthood, the largest performer of abortions in the U.S., has released its annual report, and its critics object to the organization’s increase in abortions and financial profits even as its number of adoption referrals has fallen.
Jan 18, 2019 - 01:05 pm .- The March for Life again gathered myriad pro-life advocates to mark the anniversary of legalized abortion in America, and in a surprise appearance Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence introduced a pre-recorded message from President Donald Trump.