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Jun 20, 2019 - 11:00 am .- Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo signed the Reproductive Privacy Act on Wednesday. The act codifies the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade into state law.
May 16, 2019 - 05:45 pm .- With a Supreme Court considered favorable to the pro-life cause and a total of more than 100 Trump nominees in the federal court system, states have been flooding the books with pro-life legislation, in the hope of winning significant victories nationwide.
Feb 22, 2019 - 11:03 am .- The Diocese of Little Rock has said that a law signed Tuesday banning abortion in Arkansas in the event that Roe v. Wade is overturned is a step toward a future without the procedure.
Nov 19, 2018 - 03:29 pm .- A group of New Mexican legislators seeks to overturn a state law that would make abortion illegal if Roe v. Wade were overturned, part of a developing trend among the handful of states with laws that criminalize abortion.
Jul 25, 2018 - 02:07 pm .- A recent poll suggesting widespread support for Roe v. Wade fails to account for the misinformation surrounding the 1973 Supreme Court decision, said the head of a prominent pro-life group this week.
Jul 20, 2018 - 11:27 am .- As Judge Brett Kavanaugh prepares for Senate confirmation hearings, the Supreme Court nominee’s record is being examined for indications of how he might handle a move to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Jul 16, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- The Director of Public Policy for the Archdiocese of New York has said that overturning the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision should not be the seen as the final objective for pro-life advocates in the United States.
Jul 6, 2018 - 12:45 pm .- The U.S. Senate should not use a nominee’s stance on Roe v. Wade as a litmus test on suitability for appointment to the Supreme Court, the president of the nation’s bishops’ conference has said.
Feb 20, 2017 - 02:42 pm .- As the woman at the center of the case legalizing abortion in the U.S. passed away, pro-life leaders hailed her ultimate conversion on the issue and her ensuing struggles to promote life.
Jan 16, 2015 - 11:49 am .- The U.S. bishops hope a new pro-life prayer campaign will unite Catholics against not only abortion, but other threats to human fulfilment and life as well.
Jan 23, 2014 - 04:07 am .- Catholics in the pro-life movement must “evangelize with beauty and with joy” as they seek to offer compassionate aid to women facing difficult pregnancies, said Cardinal Seán O'Malley of Boston.
Jan 22, 2014 - 04:27 pm .- Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia said that despite 41 years of legalized abortion in the U.S., the understanding of human life's value is deeply inscribed in our very identity as people.
Jan 22, 2014 - 01:28 pm .- Catholics stand up for their unborn brothers and sisters “because the Son of God became one of them,” a priest said at a D.C. pro-life youth Mass ahead of the March for Life.
Jan 22, 2014 - 11:37 am .- On the 41st anniversary of legalized abortion throughout the U.S., pro-life lawmakers from both political parties voiced hope about the future of the pro-life movement.
Jan 14, 2014 - 05:04 pm .- The 2014 Walk for Life West Coast will host an engaging series of events surrounding the walk itself, which one of the founders is calling a fruition of ten years of pro-life witness in San Francisco.
May 14, 2013 - 02:04 am .- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an abortion rights advocate, says that the court's Roe v. Wade decision in 1973 was overreaching and became too big a “target” for pro-life supporters.
Jan 31, 2013 - 04:19 am .- Amid changing abortion rhetoric and significant legislative advances, a group of legal experts in the nation’s capital said that they are confident in the future of the pro-life movement.
Jan 28, 2013 - 06:03 pm .- An estimated 50,000 pro-life advocates rallied and marched against abortion in San Francisco for the Walk for Life West Coast Jan. 26, drawing greetings and praise from Pope Benedict XVI.
Jan 24, 2013 - 05:02 pm .- Catholic colleges and universities will be well-represented at this year’s March for Life, according to announcements by pro-life campus groups across the country.
Jan 23, 2013 - 05:02 pm .- Pro-life politicians from across the country reflected on four decades of legal abortion in America, offering prayers and the promise of renewed efforts to build a culture of life.