Tag: Abortion

Former Champions for Life winner urges ‘yes’ to defending life

Former Champions for Life winner urges ‘yes’ to defending life

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

“We are in a war on women. There’s a war on families, a war on dignity and a war on innocent lives,” Maddie Schulte told her audience at St. Peter in Mendota. “Each and every single day that war continues whether we do something about it or we don’t.”

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Pro-life group says teen immigrant having an abortion regrettable

Pro-life group says teen immigrant having an abortion regrettable

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The head of the Susan B. Anthony List said the pro-life organization “was deeply saddened to learn that Jane Doe’s child has been aborted,” referring to an immigrant teen from Central America in federal detention in Brownsville, Texas.

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Texas bishops criticize ACLU’s support for teen immigrant’s abortion

Texas bishops criticize ACLU’s support for teen immigrant’s abortion

| October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Texas bishops criticized the American Civil Liberties Union for backing an abortion for a teen immigrant in the country illegally and also praised government officials for their defense of the unborn.

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Iowa court upholds state’s requiring 72-hour waiting period for abortions

Iowa court upholds state’s requiring 72-hour waiting period for abortions

| Lindsay Steele | October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

An Iowa District Court judge Oct. 2 upheld the state’s 72-hour waiting period for abortions, signed into law in May by former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad.

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U.S. House passes bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks of gestation

U.S. House passes bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks of gestation

| October 4, 2017 | 2 Comments

The U.S. House Oct. 3 passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which bans abortions after 20 weeks of gestation, about the time doctors have determined that an unborn child can feel pain.

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St. Gianna’s daughter, abortion survivor among October pro-life speakers

St. Gianna’s daughter, abortion survivor among October pro-life speakers

| September 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla, St. Gianna Molla’s daughter, is among speakers who will be presenting at pro-life events in the Twin Cities in October, Respect Life Month.

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Long-time pastor of St. Frances Cabrini dies

Long-time pastor of St. Frances Cabrini dies

| September 8, 2017 | 2 Comments

Father Leo Tibesar, known for putting Catholic social teaching into action, died Aug. 31. He was 74. His funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Sept. 11 at St. Frances Cabrini in Minneapolis, with a visitation beginning at 9.

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Report: Iceland population of people with Down syndrome ‘disappearing’

Report: Iceland population of people with Down syndrome ‘disappearing’

| Josephine von Dohlen | August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Iceland is on its way to “eliminate” people with Down syndrome, a report from CBS News explained, causing uproar in the pro-life community over the high numbers of abortions following prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.

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Annual abortion data shows growth in Planned Parenthood’s share

Annual abortion data shows growth in Planned Parenthood’s share

| July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The annual report on abortions in Minnesota released June 30 by the Minnesota Department of Health shows 9,953 abortions were performed in 2016, the second lowest number since the state began recording the data in 1975.

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Catholic groups sue over St. Louis ordinance protecting abortion advocacy

Catholic groups sue over St. Louis ordinance protecting abortion advocacy

| Jennifer Brinker | May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Enacted in February, the city ordinance provides a protected-class status to any woman who chooses to have an abortion and those who support her in that action — while also discriminating against those who promote pro-life alternatives, the lawsuit stated.

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Gov. Dayton denies pro-life efforts in veto

Gov. Dayton denies pro-life efforts in veto

| May 12, 2017 | 2 Comments

The bill’s requirements of inspections conformed to those of the abortion industry, according to Minnesota Citizens for Life.

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Cardinal Dolan slams DNC pledge to support only pro-abortion candidates

Cardinal Dolan slams DNC pledge to support only pro-abortion candidates

| April 27, 2017 | 23 Comments

The cardinal’s April 26 statement was in reaction to recent comments by DNC chair Tom Perez who said: “Every Democrat, like every American, should support a woman’s right to make her own choices about her body and her health. That is not negotiable and should not change city by city or state by state.”

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