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Aug 17, 2019 - 08:00 am .- Victoria Bliss, a 19-year-old from Virginia, said the experience, while full of challenges, was one that strengthened her faith and inspired her to continue doing pro-life work.
Aug 14, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- At a Mass marking Sunday's conclusion of a novena for the defeat of a California bill that would require public universities to provide free access to abortion pills for students, the Archbishop of San Francisco challenged parishioners to grow in charity by embracing works of mercy to the most vulnerable - those in the womb.
Aug 13, 2019 - 05:15 pm .- Amid efforts in many states to pass pro-life legislation and challenge the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, six states— Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, and West Virginia— have reached the point of having just one abortion clinic remaining active.
Aug 9, 2019 - 02:28 pm .- The Archbishop of Sydney has expressed his disappointment at the passage by the lower house of the New South Welsh parliament of a bill to decriminalize abortion, and the failure to pass limiting amendments.
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 - 06:01 pm .- As the parliament of New South Wales opened debate on a bill to decriminalize abortion in the Australian state Tuesday, hundreds of pro-lifers joined a three-day prayer vigil.
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 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.
Jul 31, 2019 - 05:01 pm .- Three California bishops are calling on local Catholics to pray and fight against a bill that would require state colleges and universities to provide free access to abortion pills for students.
Jul 24, 2019 - 04:01 pm .- The first permit for medically assisted death in Victoria was issued in recent weeks, within a month of the going into effect of the Australian state's legalization of voluntary assisted suicide and euthanasia.
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 22, 2019 - 02:01 pm .- The Department of Health and Human Services has reportedly delayed enforcement of the new Protect Life Rule, which bars public money from taxpayer-funded clinics that refer patients for abortions.
Jul 18, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- The bishops of Northern Ireland noted their alarm Wednesday at the British parliament's passage of a bill that will legalize abortion and same-sex marriage in the region, highlighting the value of human life and the importance of devolution.
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 - 11:44 am .- The Court of Appeal of England and Wales is hearing a challenge Tuesday and Wednesday to a buffer zone banning pro-life gatherings and speech near a London abortion clinic.
Jul 16, 2019 - 03:34 am .- The heat index in McAllen, Texas was 125 degrees on Saturday, but that did not stop members of the pro-life movement from delivering a semi-truck full of supplies and thousands of dollars in aid to respite centers at the border of the United States and Mexico.
Jul 15, 2019 - 02:42 pm .- As the British parliament continues to consider a bill on Northern Ireland including amendments that would legalize abortion and same-sex marriage, a peeress from the region has warned the amendments are “not workable.”
Jul 14, 2019 - 03:26 am .- Poor women are the most likely population to obtain an abortion.
Jul 12, 2019 - 05:00 pm .- Pro-life leaders were invited to a White House social media summit Thursday, amid claims of online censorship by search engines and social media sites.  
Jul 12, 2019 - 03:09 am .- In the wake of terrible conditions of negligence and abuse reported at some U.S. hospice facilities, several Catholic doctors are emphasizing the need for Christians to embrace a ministry of aiding hospice patients and their families.