Tag: Abortion

Rachel’s Vineyard hopes CSAF will increase retreat’s reach

Rachel’s Vineyard hopes CSAF will increase retreat’s reach

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rachel’s Vineyard Executive Director Nancy Blom has seen abortion impact the lives of mothers, fathers, grandparents and young people in her work. 

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MCC’s 2018 legislative agenda shows relationship between issues

MCC’s 2018 legislative agenda shows relationship between issues

| February 6, 2018 | 1 Comment

Adkins identified two themes — fighting the commodification of the human person and caring for “our common home” — that will shape the crux of the MCC’s work this session.

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Irish government to hold referendum on right to life of mother, child

Irish government to hold referendum on right to life of mother, child

| Michael Kelly | January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Irish government announced it will hold a d in late May asking citizens whether they want to retain or delete the constitutional article that provides for the equal right to life of the mother and her unborn child “with due regard to the equal right to life of the mother.”

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Undeterred by snow, pro-lifers march with hope to end abortion

Undeterred by snow, pro-lifers march with hope to end abortion

| Susan Klemond | January 23, 2018 | 2 Comments

Carla Stream, a member of the post-abortion awareness campaign, Silent No More Minnesota, described proposed state legislation that MCCL will promote during the 2018 session to enable abortion-seeking women to see their babies during ultrasounds.

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Poll shows a strong majority of Americans want restrictions on abortion

Poll shows a strong majority of Americans want restrictions on abortion

| Kurt Jensen | January 18, 2018 | 2 Comments

The annual poll of Americans’ views on abortion sponsored by the Knights of Columbus indicates that more than three-fourths continue to want “significant restrictions” on abortion access, even though a slim majority describe themselves as “pro-choice.”

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45 years after Roe v. Wade, MCCL ties march to 2018 election

45 years after Roe v. Wade, MCCL ties march to 2018 election

| January 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

When thousands of pro-life advocates gather on the steps of the State Capitol in St. Paul Jan. 22 to mark the 45th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion nationwide, there will be some added incentive to make their voices heard and gather in solidarity for the annual Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life March for Life.

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Pro-life groups blast Smith’s Senate appointment for abortion ties

Pro-life groups blast Smith’s Senate appointment for abortion ties

| December 14, 2017 | 10 Comments

Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life President Leo LaLonde called Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s Dec. 13 appointment of Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to the U.S. Senate “overwhelmingly disappointing to the state’s pro-life majority.”

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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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