Tag: Abortion

Contempt for life is the source of all evil, pope says

Contempt for life is the source of all evil, pope says

| Carol Glatz | October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Procuring an abortion is wrong, inhumane and like hiring a hit man “to fix a problem,” Pope Francis said.

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‘Every Life: Cherished, Chosen, Sent’ is theme of Respect Life Month

‘Every Life: Cherished, Chosen, Sent’ is theme of Respect Life Month

| October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Each year the U.S. Catholic Church observes October as Respect Life Month, which calls Catholics “to cherish, defend and protect those who are most vulnerable, from the beginning of life to its end, and at every point in between,” said the chairman of the bishops’ pro-life committee.

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Court rules against Pro-Life Action Ministries in aborted fetal tissue case

Court rules against Pro-Life Action Ministries in aborted fetal tissue case

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pro-life advocates’ case against the University of Minnesota Medical School regarding its illegal use of aborted fetal tissue for research was dismissed by the Minnesota Court of Appeals Aug. 20.

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Former Senate candidate meets with women who had abortions to better understand issue, effects

Former Senate candidate meets with women who had abortions to better understand issue, effects

| August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Casey Andrus of Chisago City had second thoughts during her first abortion procedure at the age of 18.

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Argentina Senate votes down abortion decriminalization bill

Argentina Senate votes down abortion decriminalization bill

| David Agren | August 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Argentine Senate voted against a bill that would have decriminalized abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.

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HHS urged to reissue rules to enforce required notice on abortion coverage

HHS urged to reissue rules to enforce required notice on abortion coverage

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services must issue new regulations to enforce a requirement that consumers be notified if a subsidized health plan offered under the Affordable Care Act covers elective abortion and informed they must pay an extra amount for the plan’s abortion coverage.

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Priest keeps anti-abortion vigil on Parliament Hill for nearly 30 years

Priest keeps anti-abortion vigil on Parliament Hill for nearly 30 years

| Deborah Gyapong | July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jesuit Father Tony Van Hee says nearly three decades spent fasting and praying on Parliament Hill to end abortion have been the best years of his life.

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Court says requirements on pregnancy centers violate free speech

Court says requirements on pregnancy centers violate free speech

| June 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 June 26 that a California law that placed requirements on crisis pregnancy centers that oppose abortion violated the First Amendment.

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Argentina moves closer to legal abortion; bishops pledge social action

Argentina moves closer to legal abortion; bishops pledge social action

| David Agren | June 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Argentina’s bishops expressed disappointment with the approval of an initiative that moves the South American country closer to legalizing abortion. But the bishops also pledged to review their social ministries to better attend to youths and women.

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High court quashes ruling in case of detained teenager seeking abortion

High court quashes ruling in case of detained teenager seeking abortion

| Rhina Guidos | June 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court June 4 threw out a lower court’s ruling that allowed a 17-year-old last year to obtain an abortion while she was in a detention center after an illegal border crossing.

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Voters in Ireland pave way for abortion on demand

Voters in Ireland pave way for abortion on demand

| Michael Kelly | May 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Voters in Ireland have opted to remove the right to life of the unborn from the country’s constitution, paving the way for abortion on demand up to 12 weeks.

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Under new name, TLC Options for Women looks to Elevate Life

Under new name, TLC Options for Women looks to Elevate Life

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Six months since its rebranding as Elevate Life, the nonprofit formerly known as TLC Options for Women has seen its new vision for its organization and pregnancy resource centers begin to take root.

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