Montana Advances Four Pro-Life Measures

Republican lawmakers, encouraged by their party's unified control of state government after the November elections, are advancing a number of bills that could, if enacted, dramatically limit access to abortions across Montana. Some of the bills have had similar versions introduced in past legislative sessions only to be met with vetoes from the governor's office. The election of Gov. Greg Gianforte, who took office in early January, has given advocates increased hope of passing new restrictions, given Gianforte's record of opposing abortion in general and funding anti-abortion organizations through his family's philanthropic trust. Read more...

Missouri Is Practically Abortion-Free

As it appears Missouri has become the first state since the Roe v. Wade decision to virtually eliminate abortions, Baptists are celebrating while preparing for more battles ahead. "at least in practice." However, Planned Parenthood still claims abortion services are offered at one of its  […]

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Court Rules Abortion Pills Must Be Picked Up In-Person

Access to the abortion pill will require in-person pickup, despite the ongoing pandemic. The Supreme Court of the United States issued its first ruling on abortion since the arrival of Justice Amy Coney Barrett to the bench. The ruling reinstates a stipulation from the Food and Drug Administration  […]

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North Dakota Bill Would Make Abortionists Felons

A team of North Dakota lawmakers has thrown its weight behind a bill that would make getting an abortion in the state legally akin to murdering an unborn child. Anti-abortion advocates are withholding judgment on the new proposal, but Democratic lawmakers reject it, saying the state would end up  […]

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Buffer Zones Too Complicated for Supreme Court?

The US Supreme Court refused to hear a case on protest-free buffer zones for abortion clinics. The case involved an ordinance in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, that prohibits protesters from demonstrating within 15 feet of abortion clinics. The plaintiffs were religious, pro-life, sidewalk counselors.  […]

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Abortion Advocates Fear Supreme Court Shift

With reproductive rights in the spotlight after the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett last fall, conservative and liberal states are even more divided over abortion. Across the South and the Midwest, Republican legislators have introduced laws that would limit abortions or try  […]

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South Carolina Proposes Heartbeat Bill

With a stronger GOP presence in both chambers of South Carolina’s General Assembly, pro-life legislators will use the opportunity to implement an agenda they say would make the state among America’s leaders in fetal protection laws. A Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee takes up a bill that if  […]

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Indiana's Ultrasound Law Goes Into Effect

After years of court battles, that went as high as the US Supreme Court, an Indiana law signed by then Governor Mike Pence in 2016 is now in effect. The law requires that women getting an abortion have an ultrasound at least 18 hours before. "When women see that there is a human being living  […]

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NPR Laments the Pending Death of Roe vs. Wade

Some appeals in the lower courts have remained undecided for as many as 2 1/2 years, suggesting that some conservative-dominated lower courts are slow-walking cases in hopes of a dramatic change in abortion rulings from the Supreme Court. Among the restrictions involved in these cases are bans on  […]

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2020's Leading Cause of Death: Abortion

Abortion was once again the number-one cause of death globally in 2020, with a record 42.7 million unborn babies killed in the womb, according to data provided by Worldometer. As of December 31, 2020, there were 42.7 million abortions performed in the course of the year, Worldometer revealed, while  […]

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