Tag: Abortion

Catholic officials pleased with new conscience protection rule

Catholic officials pleased with new conscience protection rule

| Carol Zimmermann | May 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The announcement of a new conscience protection rule May 2 protecting health care workers who object to abortion procedures on religious grounds was welcome news to U.S. Catholic bishops and the president of the Catholic Health Association.

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Twin Cities pro-life leaders say ‘Unplanned’ movie stirring local movement

Twin Cities pro-life leaders say ‘Unplanned’ movie stirring local movement

| April 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Emagine Waconia Theatre didn’t intend to show the abortion-themed movie “Unplanned” when the film premiered at the end of March.

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During hearing on pain-capable abortion act, ‘pain’ definition contested

During hearing on pain-capable abortion act, ‘pain’ definition contested

| April 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Statehouses across the United States have served as venues for the abortion debate to play out in the past few months, but the action April 9 was on Capitol Hill with a hearing held by the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.

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USCCB pro-life committee chair urges end to ‘barbaric’ late-term abortions

USCCB pro-life committee chair urges end to ‘barbaric’ late-term abortions

| April 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee called on Congress to pass a measure that would stop “the barbaric practice of late-term abortion.”

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Unplanned — A-III (R)

Unplanned — A-III (R)

| John Mulderig | March 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

The hard-hitting, fact-based drama “Unplanned” dares its viewers to confront the reality of what happens when a baby is aborted.

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Canadian group CHOICE42 brings edgy, satirical voice to pro-life cause

Canadian group CHOICE42 brings edgy, satirical voice to pro-life cause

| Denis Grasska | March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s not your typical pro-life organization that puts out a video with a pregnant woman wearing a pink wig and, at one point, even sporting a pair of purple fairy wings as she mocks talking points made by the “pro-choice” movement.

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Poll: Big majorities of Democrats, young people reject late-term abortion

Poll: Big majorities of Democrats, young people reject late-term abortion

| February 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Americans have shifted toward a pro-life stance in recent weeks during a period when some states are considering legislation that would legalize abortion up until birth, according to a new poll.

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Court rejects abortion provider’s effort to get bishops’ internal documents

Court rejects abortion provider’s effort to get bishops’ internal documents

| February 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court Feb. 19 rejected hearing an appeal from Whole Woman’s Health, a Texas-based abortion facility chain, which aimed to get the Texas Catholic bishops’ internal communications about abortion.

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New Mexico close to passing ‘most extreme bill in nation’ on abortion

New Mexico close to passing ‘most extreme bill in nation’ on abortion

| Jacob Comello | February 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Since the end of January, the legislatures of New York, Virginia and other states have made headlines by approving or introducing policies that relax abortion restrictions, even in the third trimester and during labor.

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Supreme Court blocks Louisiana law that would restrict abortion providers

Supreme Court blocks Louisiana law that would restrict abortion providers

| Carol Zimmermann | February 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court blocked a Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals Feb. 7.

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Bishops call Virginia effort to expand abortion ‘vicious,’ ‘horrifying’

Bishops call Virginia effort to expand abortion ‘vicious,’ ‘horrifying’

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Richmond Bishop Barry C. Knestout said the words “horrific, outrageous, vicious” were “in my heart” when he heard about a measure proposed in the Virginia Legislature to expand “the brutal practice of abortion.”

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‘Deception’ guided court cases that legalized abortion, archbishop says

‘Deception’ guided court cases that legalized abortion, archbishop says

| Mark Pattison | January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The two Supreme Court cases that legalized abortion virtually on demand in the United States were based on “deception,” said Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas.

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