Abortion

Letters to the editor

<b>Churches are responsible, caring institutions</b><p>On June 12, a letter [Church should know what is happening] appeared in the Miramichi Leader, to which I …

Pro-life Movement

I voted for Donald Trump to save lives: In reply

<i>Democratic organizer and activist Andrew Redlawsk wrote a column for</i> USA TODAY <i>arguing that progressives need to listen to and engage with Trump voters in order to get the country back on the right path. In an effort to advance that dialog, we asked Notre Dame senior Sophia Buono, a USA TODAY</i> …

Pro-life Movement

Judge's order targets Kentucky abortion clinic protesters

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Both sides in the abortion fight raging in Kentucky agree on one thing: The stakes are as high as ever in a state that could …

Rights & Freedoms

Why I Help Escort Women to the Doors of Kentucky’s Last Abortion Clinic

Juliette VerlaqueBeginning this weekend, the anti-abortion group Operation Save America will descend on Louisville, Kentucky, in an attempt to shut …

Liberal POV

Indian court denies abortion to 10-year-old girl who was raped by her uncle

A 10-year-old Indian girl who was raped repeatedly by her uncle and is six months pregnant has been ruled unable to have an abortion.<p>A district court …

Women's News

What a New Anti-Anti-Abortion Documentary Gets Wrong

In Birthright: A War Story, the filmmakers take on the pro-life movement not as it is but as they imagine it.<p>According to a new feature-length …

Pro-life Movement

Judge Says Protestors Can't Block Door To Kentucky's Last Abortion Clinic

The emergency court order comes before hundreds of anti-abortion protestors are set to descend on Kentucky.<p>Federal prosecutors in Louisville, Kentucky, have won an emergency court order to enforce a “buffer zone” around the state’s only remaining abortion clinic, preventing protestors from …

Rights & Freedoms

Pence renews his health care push

Vice President Mike Pence is making an all out push for the Senate to get the health care bill onto the floor next week.<p><b>A source familiar with</b> …

Pro-life Movement

The Courageous Pro-life Women Who Fight for Real Equality

What is feminism? If you’d ask people on the street, the most common response would be “equality”. Yet at the darkened heart of today’s faux …

Pro-life Movement

Alabama lawyers say a 12-year-old rape victim shouldn’t be allowed to have an abortion

Conservative attorneys argue that the 12-year-old is not "mature enough" to make a decision about life and death<p>Two conservative lawyers in Alabama held a press conference this week to denounce a court’s ruling allowing an abortion for a 12-year-old who was raped, AL.com reported.<p>The attorneys — …

Liberal POV

Abortion rights groups sue Texas over new restrictions

The Center for Reproductive Rights and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit in federal district court Thursday challenging a new Texas law preventing …

Rights & Freedoms

Lawmakers put Chile's abortion law on hold | Miami Herald

Approval of a law legalizing abortion in some cases in Chile will have to wait after its supporters narrowly lost a lower house vote on proposed …

Judiciary

STEINBERG: 2 women speak their minds on the Holocaust, abortion rights

The names Simone Veil and Brittany Carl probably shouldn’t be mentioned in the same sentence. It’s an insult to one; I’ll let you figure out …

Bruce Rauner

Senate Confirms Federal Judge Who Compared Abortion To Slavery

Myths About Abortion That Need To Be Busted<p>1 <b>MYTH:</b> Abortion is dangerous.<p>Getty Images<p>2 <b>2. MYTH:</b> Medical abortions -- those performed using pills -- are …

Federal

Justice Department seeks to prevent protesters from blocking entrance to Ky.’s last abortion clinic

The last abortion clinic in Kentucky found an unlikely ally this week: The U.S. Justice Department.<p>Government lawyers on Wednesday asked a federal judge to ban protesters from a small area outside E.M.W. Women’s Surgical Center in Louisville, citing fears that activists from a stridently …

Rights & Freedoms

Wisconsin bill would ban abortion training at university OB-GYN program

×<p>Tag History<p>Abortion created by FaithGardner at 07/20/2017 02:05 PM<br>• Abortion WaronWomen created by FaithGardner at 07/20/2017 02:05 PM<br>• Abortion School …

Rights & Freedoms

Abortion rights face a full-on assault at the state level

A new report shows more than two dozen states have introduced legislation targeting abortion rights.Activists dressed as characters from “The …

Rights & Freedoms

Trump makes good on a threat to kill teen pregnancy prevention programs

Experts in teen pregnancy prevention were nervously holding their breaths as the Trump Administration stocked key positions at the Dept. of Health and Human Services with advocates of ineffective abstinence-only sex education programs and opponents of birth control.<p>Now their fears have proven to be …

Pro-life Movement

Why is Public Funding for Abortion So Controversial?

On Sunday, the <i>Boston Globe</i> reported that Massachusetts, one of 17 states where abortions are taxpayer-funded, could soon be making some unfortunate …

Rights & Freedoms

School makes pupils wear signs if uniform doesn't meet standards

Merchants’ Academy in Bristol says ‘positive behaviour’ policy is effective, but parents compare rules to a workhouse<p>A school has been criticised for making children wear signs around their necks if their uniforms are not up to scratch.<p>Pupils at the state school Merchants’ Academy in Bristol have …

Pro-life Movement

Clinton Who? NY Times Hypocritically Whines Abortion Rights 'Losing Out to an Erotically Incontinent Libertine'

The <i>New York Times</i> Sunday Review really outdid itself, starting on the front, with contributing opinion writer (and <i>Slate</i> columnist) Michelle Goldberg …

Pro-life Movement

An effort to ban public funding of abortion in Mass. is underway

By<p>10:00 AM<p>In the heated debate over funding for abortion, one argument often silences both sides: Taxpayers aren’t paying for abortions anyway, since …

Rights & Freedoms

Trump Effect? Cash-Strapped Illinois Is Becoming an Abortion Haven

Long before President Trump was inaugurated, there was an outcry from feminist and pro-abort circles as to the future of so-called “abortion rights” …

Pro-life Movement

Why Didn’t the Planned Parenthood Videos Change the Abortion Debate?

<b>Article by: Joe Carter</b>Two years ago yesterday, a group that almost no one had ever heard of before released an undercover video. The video produced …

Pro-life Movement

Federal government ends teen pregnancy prevention grants

<i>File: A close-up of contraceptive pills on Sept. 1, 1966.; Credit: Evening Standard/Getty Images</i>Rebecca PlevinThe University of Southern California …

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Indiana appeals ruling blocking part of abortion law

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says he'll appeal a federal judge's ruling that blocks parts of a new state law that would make it tougher for girls under age 18 to get an abortion without their parents' knowledge.<p>Hill said Friday that the preliminary injunction issued June …

Judiciary

ACLU Sues Arkansas Over Law Requiring Rape Victims to Seek Rapists' Permission Before Abortion

During Arkansas’s 2017 legislative session, the state passed House Bill 1566, a bill ostensibly about the disposal of fetal remains. On its surface, …

Rights & Freedoms

Losing Net Neutrality Could Cripple Abortion Rights

In the past, telecom companies have tried to censor abortion rights campaigns.<p>There are lots of reasons why open internet activists are fighting to preserve net neutrality, from preserving free speech to protecting personal data. Now pro-choice activists say that losing an open internet would also …

Net Neutrality

Oregon’s Radical, Grisly Abortion Law

Once upon a time, Democrats wanted abortion to be “safe, legal, and rare.” Today, that mantra is “unregulated, on demand, and” — in the state of …

Rights & Freedoms

Groups Prepare to Challenge ‘Especially Cruel’ Arkansas Abortion Laws

Abortion rights groups and legal advocates are gearing up for a court challenge against new Arkansas regulations that they say would, in part, ban a common abortion procedure and would require women to notify and get consent from their sexual partners or relatives before getting abortions.<p>Four …

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