Tag: Roe v. Wade

Missouri could become first state where no abortions can be performed

Missouri could become first state where no abortions can be performed

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has told Planned Parenthood officials it will not renew its St. Louis clinic’s license expiring May 31 unless the clinic makes changes to comply with various state health regulations.

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Pro-life leaders applaud passage of bill to ban most abortions in Alabama

Pro-life leaders applaud passage of bill to ban most abortions in Alabama

By passing a bill to ban abortion in nearly all circumstances, the Alabama Legislature has recognized that abortion is “the extinguishing of a unique human life,” said the president and CEO of Americans United for Life.

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Archbishop urges Senate to OK bill to protect babies who survive abortion

Archbishop urges Senate to OK bill to protect babies who survive abortion

| Julie Asher | February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

It is “unconscionable” that the U.S. Senate failed to “unanimously declare to the nation that infanticide is objectively wrong,” said the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities.

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N.Y. bishops decry new law signed on Roe anniversary to expand abortion

N.Y. bishops decry new law signed on Roe anniversary to expand abortion

| January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

New York state “has become a more dangerous one for women and their unborn babies” with the passage of a bill to expand abortion called the Reproductive Health Act and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signing it into law, said the New York State Catholic Conference.

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Shutdown won’t deter crowds from marching for life in nation’s capital

Shutdown won’t deter crowds from marching for life in nation’s capital

| Julie Asher | January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Neither snow nor sleet — nor partial government shutdown — will keep pro-lifers away from the nation’s capital for the March for Life Jan. 18.

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Editorial asks Kavanaugh nomination be withdrawn; others stand by nominee

Editorial asks Kavanaugh nomination be withdrawn; others stand by nominee

| Carol Zimmermann | October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

After the daylong Senate Judiciary Committee hearings Sept. 27 on a claim of sexual assault made against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, America magazine published an online editorial reversing its former stance on the nominee.

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Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated. What’s the future of Roe v. Wade?

Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated. What’s the future of Roe v. Wade?

| July 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

President Donald Trump’s nomination of D.C. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the seat on the U.S. Supreme Court vacated by Justice Anthony Kennedy may furnish the fifth vote needed to overrule Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark ruling that legalized abortion in every jurisdiction of the United States. Judge Kavanaugh is a textualist who is suspicious of the kind of judicial innovation that led to the court’s ruling in Roe. That decision removed a matter of grave moral concern — about which there was and remains no public moral consensus — from the democratic process.

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USCCB head says Roe should not be litmus test for court nominees

USCCB head says Roe should not be litmus test for court nominees

The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops urged U.S. senators July 6 not to support using the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion as a litmus test for confirming judicial nominees.

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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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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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Pro-life Action Ministries’ headquarters vandalized

Pro-life Action Ministries’ headquarters vandalized

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The St. Paul building that contains the headquarters of Pro-Life Action Ministries was vandalized sometime after 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22. It was discovered the morning of Jan. 23, said Executive Director Brian Gibson. Someone painted an upside down cross on an outside wall, plus derogatory messages about unborn children and President Donald Trump. Gibson said […]

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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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