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Dec 13, 2018 - 04:40 pm .- The Ohio Senate has passed a modified bill to ban abortions when the unborn child has a detectable heartbeat, and backers could have enough votes to override a promised veto from Gov. John Kasich.
Dec 12, 2018 - 04:38 pm .- As Tennessee has seen an increase in pro-life legislation in recent years, the only abortion clinic in Nashville temporarily ceased its abortion services last week.
Dec 8, 2018 - 04:21 pm .- Lawmakers in the Ohio Senate have delayed a key vote on a bill to bar abortions after an unborn baby’s heartbeat is detectable. Given Gov. John Kasich’s promise to veto the bill, the delay has raised questions about whether an override vote will be possible before the close of the legislative session.
Dec 4, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- Pro-life legislators and organizations remain optimistic about ongoing efforts to ban abortion in the United States, despite an incoming House of Representatives, led by a Democratic majority committed to the practice.
Dec 4, 2018 - 04:01 pm .- The Ohio Senate is expected to pass legislation banning abortion on an unborn baby after he or she has a heartbeat, and there could be enough votes to override Gov. John Kasich’s promised veto, amid questions over whether the proposal could withstand US Supreme Court scrutiny.
Dec 4, 2018 - 02:05 pm .- Women have spoken about their personal experiences of abortion and the lack of resources and support which led them to the tragic decision.
Nov 30, 2018 - 12:28 am .- Nineteen states and numerous pro-life and disability groups have petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold an Indiana law prohibiting abortions based on race, sex or disability. The law had been blocked by a lower court in September.
Nov 20, 2018 - 12:06 am .- Health researchers need alternatives to using fetal tissue, Department of Health and Human Services leaders have said after several years of controversy and investigations into whether fetal tissue procured from aborted babies was sold illegally.
Nov 19, 2018 - 04:07 pm .- Kenyan authorities have banned the international abortion group Marie Stopes from offering any form of abortions in the country. This comes after a government agency investigated complaints that the group was promoting abortion through its advertisements.
Nov 16, 2018 - 12:06 am .- A pro-life display at an Ohio university has been vandalized three times since it was erected Monday by the school’s pro-life organization.
Nov 15, 2018 - 06:01 pm .- The Ohio House has once again passed a pro-life bill that would ban abortions after a baby’s heartbeat is detected.
Nov 15, 2018 - 03:49 am .- Virginia Catholics are praising the decision of a joint commission of the state legislature to take no action on a study on assisted suicide.
Nov 9, 2018 - 12:42 am .- The new umbrella group Suma de Actores Sociales (United Social Actors) is calling citizens to stand up against efforts by president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador to legalize abortion, euthanasia and marijuana.
Nov 8, 2018 - 03:36 pm .- Following the 2018 mid-term elections, U.S. President Donald Trump said in a Nov. 7 press conference that he alone has a plan for making pro-life progress, now that Democrats have taken control of the House of Representatives.  
Nov 5, 2018 - 04:11 pm .- After a pro-life leader said she is voting for a pro-choice Senate candidate because she believes he will best advance the cause of life, another pro-life advocate rejected this approach to fighting abortion.
Oct 19, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- The theme of the 2019 March for Life will be “Unique From Day One: Pro-Life is Pro-Science,” March for Life President Jeanne Mancini announced at an event on Capitol Hill on Thursday.
Oct 10, 2018 - 04:04 am .- In his general audience Wednesday, Pope Francis said that abortion “suppresses innocent and helpless life in its blossoming.” “Is it right to take a human life to solve a problem? It's like hiring a hitman,” Pope Francis said in St. Peter’s Square Oct. 10, in a departure from his prepared remarks.
Oct 8, 2018 - 04:22 pm .- A parliamentary committee reportedly supported a proposal Oct. 5 to significantly expand abortion in the northeastern Australian state of Queensland.
Oct 4, 2018 - 02:21 pm .- Abortions at the Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia, Missouri ended this week after the facility failed to adhere to state rules, and its state license to perform abortions expired Oct. 3. This leaves Missouri with one clinic licensed to perform abortions, located in St. Louis.
Sep 27, 2018 - 01:00 pm .- Catholics living in a state where both of the major party’s gubernatorial candidates oppose key Church teachings have a difficult choices to make on Election Day, a theologian told CNA.