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Oct 17, 2019 - 05:06 pm .- When Pamela Whitehead takes a call for LoveLine, a new pregnancy helpline, she listens.
Oct 1, 2019 - 06:34 pm .- Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer has line-item vetoed from the state’s budget $700,000 in funding for the Michigan Pregnancy and Parenting Support Services Program, to the consternation of the Michigan Catholic Conference and a pro-life group active in the state.
Oct 1, 2019 - 04:13 pm .- A federal judge on Monday overturned two Virginia restrictions on abortion, while upholding several others, saying, “the right to choose to have an abortion is not unfettered.”
Sep 26, 2019 - 12:02 am .- Pro-life advocates took to the streets throughout Mexico on Sept. 21 to march for life, family, and conscience protections.
Sep 18, 2019 - 12:15 pm .- A bill to decriminalize abortion in all cases of rape failed in the Ecuadorian legislature Tuesday, amid opposition from the Church and civil organizations.
Sep 12, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- After a North Dakota judge nixed part of a new law requiring doctors to inform their patients about abortion pill reversal, pro-life advocates say they hope the decision will be overturned.
Sep 5, 2019 - 03:03 pm .- As the Australian state of New South Wales considers a bill to decriminalize abortion, two members of parliament from the governing coalition are threatening to separate from the majority government if certain limiting amendments to the bill do not pass.
Aug 29, 2019 - 05:20 pm .- As scientists explore new avenues for gene editing, a pro-life group is urging caution against the temptation to use the technology to create “designer babies.”
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.