Tag: Abortion

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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Bill passes to allow states to redirect funds away from abortion clinics

Bill passes to allow states to redirect funds away from abortion clinics

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Senate voted late March 30 to override a rule change made by in the last days of the Obama administration that prevented states from redirecting Title X family planning funding away from clinics that performed abortions and to community clinics that provide comprehensive health care.

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Norma McCorvey, plaintiff in Roe ruling who later became pro-life, dies

Norma McCorvey, plaintiff in Roe ruling who later became pro-life, dies

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff “Jane Roe” in the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion virtually on demand, died Feb. 18 at an assisted-living facility in Katy. She was 69.

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Pink Planned Parenthood supporters a sign pro-lifers must keep fighting

Pink Planned Parenthood supporters a sign pro-lifers must keep fighting

| February 15, 2017 | 1 Comment

Thousands of Planned Parenthood supporters in pink with pink signs confirmed pro-lifers don’t have an easy road ahead Feb. 11 despite recent wins in the pro-life movement.

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Judge Neil Gorsuch nominated to fill Supreme Court vacancy

Judge Neil Gorsuch nominated to fill Supreme Court vacancy

| January 31, 2017 | 1 Comment

Gorsuch, 49, hasn’t written a ruling specifically on abortion but he has strong views on religious liberty. He sided with the Little Sisters of the Poor in their challenge of the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act.

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Catholic women give different perspectives on local Women’s March

Catholic women give different perspectives on local Women’s March

| January 27, 2017 | 2 Comments

While one local Catholic woman found the local march unifying and hopeful, her view was a stark contrast to the perception that compelled other Catholic pro-life women not to attend.

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New Marist poll shows Americans strongly support abortion restrictions

New Marist poll shows Americans strongly support abortion restrictions

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

A few days before the annual March for Life, a new national poll indicated shifting public attitudes, crossing party labels, in favor of increased restrictions on abortion.

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MCCL march draws thousands; local delegation to attend national march for life

MCCL march draws thousands; local delegation to attend national march for life

| January 24, 2017 | 2 Comments

On Jan. 27, 83 youths and 35 adult volunteers from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will join the anticipated tens of thousands from around the U.S. for the 44th annual national March for Life in Washington, D.C. While the march normally falls on Jan. 22, it moved to Jan. 27 due to the Jan. 20 presidential inauguration.

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Trump executive memorandum reinstates ‘Mexico City Policy’ on abortion

Trump executive memorandum reinstates ‘Mexico City Policy’ on abortion

| Mark Pattison | January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

President Donald J. Trump issued an executive memorandum Jan. 23 reinstating the “Mexico City Policy,” which bans all foreign nongovernmental organizations receiving U.S. funds from performing or promoting abortion as a method of family planning in other countries.

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New sidewalk counselor: ‘My heart goes out’ to women in crisis pregnancies

New sidewalk counselor: ‘My heart goes out’ to women in crisis pregnancies

| January 6, 2017 | 12 Comments

It didn’t take long for Nicky Peters to feel the drama of being a sidewalk counselor outside Planned Parenthood in St. Paul.

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