Tag: Abortion

Supreme Court blocks Texas abortion-clinic rules

The Supreme Court refused on Monday to allow Texas to enforce restrictions that would force 10 abortion clinics to close.   The justices voted 5-4 to grant an emergency appeal from the clinics after a federal appeals court upheld new regulations and refused to keep them on hold while the clinics appealed to the Supreme […]

Science Confirms Unborn Children Feel Intense Pain During Abortions

The U.S. House Of Representatives recently passed an act that would prohibit abortions from 20 weeks after fertilization, except in cases of rape, incest or when the life of a mother is endangered. A photograph in the womb at this stage of development is shown above.   The legislation states that its purpose is to […]

Doctors, midwives revolt over mandatory abortions

While there was an uproar in the United States and a successful court challenge to President Obama’s plans to require people to pay into a fund for abortions, in Sweden officials have carried the mandate much further, according to the complaint submitted by the European Center for Law and Justice.   Director Gregor Puppinck wrote […]

California Passes Bill Forcing Pro-Life Centers to Push Abortion

On Tuesday, the California State Assembly passed AB 775, known as the Reproductive Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care and Transparency (FACT) Act. Authored by Assemblymembers David Chiu (D-San Francisco) and Autumn Burke (D-Los Angeles), the bill states that the act “require a licensed covered facility, as defined, to disseminate a notice to all clients, as specified, […]

CHURCHES SHOULD FOCUS MORE ON POVERTY INSTEAD OF ABORTION AND GAY MARRIAGE

President Obama suggested that people of faith should focus more on helping the poor, instead of focusing on divisive issues such as gay marriage and abortion.   During a panel discussion on poverty at Georgetown University, Obama specifically referred to his own Christian faith, pointing out that he recognized the importance speaking out about the issue […]

Obama Admin Can’t Make Religious Groups Obey Pro-Abortion HHS Mandate

The Supreme Court issued an order today preventing the Obama administration from forcing religious groups in Pennsylvania to obey the HHS mandate that requires them to pay for abortion-causing drugs for their employees. This is the fifth time the Supreme Court has rebuked the Obama administration and prevented it from making such a mandate.   […]

Pro-life Amendment Passes in Tennessee

Despite a full-court blitz by abortion giant Planned Parenthood in the lead-up to the November 4 ballot, voters in Tennessee passed a pro-life initiative that will make it easier to protect the unborn in the Volunteer State.   By a 54- to 46-percent margin, Tennessee voters approved state constitutional Amendment 1 that the Chattanooga Times-Free […]

MPs vote to make sex selection abortion illegal

MPs have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a motion declaring that sex-selection abortion is illegal. They voted 181 to 1 for a motion brought forward by a cross-party alliance of MPs in an effort to end uncertainty over whether doctors can be prosecuted for the practice. It will now have a second reading in January. […]

Appeals Court Lets Texas Enforce Abortion Limits

A federal appeals court Thursday gave Texas permission to fully enforce a sweeping abortion law signed by Republican Gov. Rick Perry last year that would effectively close all but seven abortion facilities in America’s second-most populous state.   Two years ago, Texas had more than 40 abortion facilities. Many clinics have already closed under a […]

‘Gates Foundation Has Decided Not to Fund Abortion’

Melinda Gates, wife of Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates, said the international family planning and anti-poverty group founded by them, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, “has decided not to fund abortion.” In a June 2 statement on the website of the foundation, Melinda Gates explains that she recently sat down for interviews […]