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May 10, 2019 - 04:07 pm .- A leading national pro-life group has criticized Montana’s governor for vetoing a bill that would require medical professionals to save babies who survive an abortion attempt.
May 10, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- On May 14, 2019, abortion will have been legal in Canada for half a century. Since it became legal, approximately six million Canadians have died by abortion, and about 300 preborn babies are killed each day.
May 8, 2019 - 03:58 pm .- A federal judge in Richmond, Virginia has ruled against state medical regulations requiring first-trimester abortions be performed only by physicians.
May 7, 2019 - 05:38 pm .- A college student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was arrested for assault after reportedly attacking the staff member of a pro-life group called “Created Equal” during an April 2 demonstration.
May 7, 2019 - 09:15 am .- The state’s ethics commission opened an investigation into state Rep. Brian Sims following a 2017 complaint that he had violated Pennsylvania’s Ethics Act.
May 7, 2019 - 12:28 am .- Thousands attended pro-life marches in cities across Colombia on May 4, under the theme “I choose both lives.”
May 6, 2019 - 09:33 pm .- A Pennsylvania lawmaker has said that pro-life activists and Christians are bullies, after he faced criticism for a video he livestreamed, in which he angrily confronted a woman praying outside a Philadelphia Planned Parenthood.
May 3, 2019 - 11:30 am .- The Human Life Protection Act would mean doctors who perform abortion could face years in prison.
May 3, 2019 - 07:15 am .- The Department of Health and Human Services has released a new rule allowing medical professionals to refuse to take part in procedures because of their religious or conscientious objections.
May 2, 2019 - 12:16 am .- The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a state law restricting the way in which the abortion pill is used.
Apr 30, 2019 - 03:46 pm .- A federal judge in Oregon has issued a temporary nationwide injunction against the Trump administration’s requirement that recipients of Title X family planning funds be separate from abortion facilities.
Apr 25, 2019 - 03:32 pm .- Pro-life advocates have lamented a federal judge’s preliminary injunction against the federal Protect Life Rule, which bars family planning funds for clinics at the same location as abortion providers and for those which refer for abortion.
Apr 25, 2019 - 12:03 am .- Language referring to abortion was removed from a United Nations resolution on the care of sexual abuse survivors in wartime, after U.S. President Donald Trump's administration threatened to veto the measure.
Apr 18, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- The Center for Reproductive Rights formally presented its petition April 17, after the court granted a stay in February which blocked the law from coming into effect while lower courts heard the case.
Apr 12, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- Former NFL player turned megachurch pastor Derwin Gray has spoken about how his church’s support of a pregnancy resource center was inspired by his own mother’s decision to choose life.
Apr 12, 2019 - 11:00 am .- North Dakota’s governor signed into law Wednesday a bill that outlaws the common abortion procedure known as “dilation and evacuation.” Mississippi and West Virginia also outlaw the procedure.
Apr 11, 2019 - 04:39 pm .- South Korea’s Constitutional Court on Thursday ruled an abortion ban in the country to be unconstitutional, receiving mixed responses from Korean citizens.
Apr 11, 2019 - 03:07 pm .- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Thursday signed a law banning abortion if a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Former Governor John Kasich had twice vetoed similar legislation.
Apr 10, 2019 - 11:09 am .- A pro-life doctor in South Korea is asking the international community for prayers, as the country’s constituional court considers whether to overturn its national abortion ban April 11.
Apr 9, 2019 - 04:28 pm .- With 2019 well underway, states across the country have seen an increase in bills related to abortion, as pro-life advocates seek more success and abortion rights backers fear Supreme Court decisions.