Tag: Pro-Life

High court won’t hear states’ appeals over defunding Planned Parenthood

High court won’t hear states’ appeals over defunding Planned Parenthood

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pro-life leaders said they were disappointed the U.S. Supreme Court declined Dec. 10 to hear appeals from Kansas and Louisiana on lower court rulings that have stopped the states from blocking Medicaid funds going to Planned Parenthood.

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Ohio House passes bill to ban abortion after heartbeat of unborn detected

Ohio House passes bill to ban abortion after heartbeat of unborn detected

| December 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Ohio House for the second time in two years has passed a ban on abortion after the fetal heartbeat is detected, which could occur within the first six weeks of pregnancy.

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Forum explores alternatives to use of fetal tissue in medical research

Forum explores alternatives to use of fetal tissue in medical research

| Mark Pattison | November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Alternatives to the use of fetal tissue from abortions are already plentiful, asserted one speaker at a Nov. 27 forum on the issue hosted by the Heritage Foundation think tank in Washington.

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CDC report shows continued decline in U.S. abortion rate

CDC report shows continued decline in U.S. abortion rate

| November 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The archbishop who chairs the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities cheered news that the abortion rate in the United States continues to shrink, as does the number of abortions overall.

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Brazil’s new Catholic president promises conservative moral agenda

Brazil’s new Catholic president promises conservative moral agenda

| Lise Alves | November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, a Catholic who campaigned to rid the nation of corruption, will take office Jan. 1 with a conservative moral agenda.

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March for Life in January will emphasize ‘pro-life is pro-science’

March for Life in January will emphasize ‘pro-life is pro-science’

| Kurt Jensen | October 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Next year’s March for Life plans to fortify its pro-life message with science that proves life begins at conception and with a specific focus on stem-cell research.

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Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer — A-III (PG-13)

Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer — A-III (PG-13)

| John Mulderig | October 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer” is a powerful dramatization of the Philadelphia police investigation and state prosecution that finally ended the infamous, decades-long career of abortionist Kermit Gosnell.

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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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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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Bishop: U.K. Supreme Court ruling on withdrawing hydration morally wrong

Bishop: U.K. Supreme Court ruling on withdrawing hydration morally wrong

| Simon Caldwell | August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Britain’s highest court has ruled that doctors can withdraw food and fluid from patients who are in a vegetative state or minimally conscious without seeking permission from judges.

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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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