Tag: Roe v. Wade

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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Pro-life groups set to travel long distances for annual March for Life

Pro-life groups set to travel long distances for annual March for Life

| Kurt Jensen | January 3, 2017 | 1 Comment

Participants in the annual March for Life always have two identical memories: the brisk January chill on the streets of the nation’s capital, and the long bus ride.

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Nine days of prayer part of Roe v. Wade anniversary

Nine days of prayer part of Roe v. Wade anniversary

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Catholic bishops are sponsoring Nine Days for Life: Prayer, Penance and Pilgrimage, planned for Jan. 18-26, as part of several events marking the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion virtually on demand in the U.S.

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Roe v. Wade on trial: Students are the judges

Roe v. Wade on trial: Students are the judges

| Barb Ernster | February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

High school students got a chance to participate in a mock trial of Roe v. Wade presented by constitutional law professors at the University of St. Thomas School of Law Prolife Center.

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Pro-life marchers not deterred by deep freeze

Pro-life marchers not deterred by deep freeze

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

People gathered Jan. 22 on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade to pray at the Cathedral of St. Paul and march for life at the State Capitol.

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Defending life: 40 years and counting

Defending life: 40 years and counting

| January 15, 2013 | 2 Comments

Woman remembers Roe v. Wade and now carries fight to third generation

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Vigil is chance to pray for healing from abortion

Vigil is chance to pray for healing from abortion

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

For women and men seeking crisis pregnancy assistance, it’s often not their first crisis — some have already had abortion experiences. A counselor at Pregnancy Choices in Apple Valley, Pete Herold, knows something of what they’re going through because he and a former girlfriend had an abortion in the 1980s.

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