• Pope compares abortion to hiring ‘a hit man to solve a problem’

    Pope compares abortion to hiring ‘a hit man to solve a problem’

    "Is it fair to eliminate a human life to solve a problem? Is it fair to hire a hit man to solve a problem?"
  • ‘The Largest Marginalized Group’: Sister Dierdre Byrne Likens Unborn Children to Refugees in RNC Address

    ‘The Largest Marginalized Group’: Sister Dierdre Byrne Likens Unborn Children to Refugees in RNC Address

    Sister Dierdre Byrne, a physician who served in the military for 29 years before joining her order, lauded President Trump’s pro-life record during her speech at the Republican National Convention. Refugees she has worked with throughout the world “all share a common experience: they have been all marginalized, viewed as insignificant, powerless and voiceless,” Byrne …
  • Pro-Abortion Group EMILY’s List Helped Fund Attack Ads to Boost Kris Kobach in Kansas GOP Senate Primary

    Pro-Abortion Group EMILY’s List Helped Fund Attack Ads to Boost Kris Kobach in Kansas GOP Senate Primary

    The pro-abortion group EMILY’s List and a PAC run by allies of Senator Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) funded a Democrat-linked PAC that attempted to boost Kris Kobach in the Kansas GOP Senate primary, according to documents filed with the Federal Election Commission. Kobach, the former attorney general for the state of Kansas, lost the primary …
  • Catholic Nun Who Addressed DNC Convention Declined to Take Position On Abortion: ‘I Would Have to Study It More Intensely’

    Catholic Nun Who Addressed DNC Convention Declined to Take Position On Abortion: ‘I Would Have to Study It More Intensely’

    Sister Simone Campbell, who led a prayer at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, had previously declined to take a position on abortion, saying “I would have to study it more intensely.” When asked on Wednesday whether the Network Lobby for Catholic Social Justice, where she serves as executive director, opposes the legal protection of …
  • Nebraska Legislature Passes Ban on Dismemberment Abortions

    Nebraska Legislature Passes Ban on Dismemberment Abortions

    The Nebraska legislature on Thursday passed a ban on dismemberment abortions in the state, except in emergency situations. The bill, LB814, passed 33-8 and allows for professional injunctions and civil action against any abortion provider who violates the ban, besides in the case of a medical emergency. The definition of dilation and evacuation (D&E) abortions in …
  • NY Planned Parenthood to Remove Founder’s Name from Flagship Office over Support for Eugenics

    NY Planned Parenthood to Remove Founder’s Name from Flagship Office over Support for Eugenics

    Planned Parenthood of Greater New York announced on Tuesday that it would remove the name of founder Margaret Sanger from its Manhattan clinic because of Sanger’s support for eugenics. Sanger founded the first abortion clinic in the U.S. in 1916 in Brooklyn, and in 1921 established the American Birth Control League, which subsequently changed its …
  • Federal Judges Block Abortion Bans in Tennessee, Georgia

    Federal Judges Block Abortion Bans in Tennessee, Georgia

    Federal judges in Tennessee and Georgia blocked restrictive abortion bans in both states on Monday. District Judge Steve Jones ruled unconstitutional Georgia’s “heartbeat” law, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, around six weeks of pregnancy. Jones previously temporarily blocked the law, which was never implemented, in October. The law included exceptions for abortions …
  • June Medical ‘Not a Decision That Sends Us Packing Our Bags,’ Pro-Life Leaders Say

    June Medical ‘Not a Decision That Sends Us Packing Our Bags,’ Pro-Life Leaders Say

    When the Supreme Court voted 5-4 in June Medical Services, LLC v. Russo to strike down a Louisiana law requiring abortionists to have hospital-admitting privileges, it dealt a blow to the pro-life movement. However, while disappointing, “this was not a decision that sends us packing our bags,” said Louisiana Right to Life executive director Benjamin …
  • Judge Blocks Missouri Health Dept. from Shuttering State’s Only Remaining Planned Parenthood

    Judge Blocks Missouri Health Dept. from Shuttering State’s Only Remaining Planned Parenthood

    A state judge on Friday declared that Missouri’s sole remaining Planned Parenthood clinic will be allowed to remain open, ruling that the health department was in error not to renew the license of the St. Louis clinic. “Planned Parenthood has demonstrated that it provides safe and legal abortion care. In over 4,000 abortions provided since 2018, the …
  • ‘Jane Roe’ Says Turn to Anti-Abortion Activism Was ‘All an Act’ in New Documentary

    ‘Jane Roe’ Says Turn to Anti-Abortion Activism Was ‘All an Act’ in New Documentary

    Norma McCorvey, the woman who was referred to as “Jane Roe” in the Supreme Court case that led to the legalization of abortions in all 50 states, says in a documentary to be released on Friday that she faked her subsequent turn to pro-life activism. In the mid-1990’s, McCorvey took up the pro-life cause with …