Idaho Law Could Criminalize Helping Minors Get Abortions

Idaho lawmakers are considering making it illegal for an adult to help a minor procure an abortion without parental consent. The measure would create a new crime of "abortion trafficking," barring adults from obtaining abortion pills for a minor and "recruiting, harboring, or transporting the pregnant minor." To sidestep violating a constitutional right to travel between states, the state law would make illegal only the portion of a trip to an out-of-state abortion provider that takes place in Idaho. People convicted of breaking the law would face two to five years in prison. Read more...

Madison Man Charged in Firebombing of Pro-Life Office

A Madison man was arrested in Boston Tuesday on charges connected to the firebombing of a Madison anti-abortion office building in May of 2022. Hridndu Sankar Roychowdhury, 29, is charged with one count of attempting to cause damage by means of fire or an explosive, according to court documents.  […]

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Judge Halts Montana Abortion Parental Consent Law

A Montana judge recently expanded abortion access to minors by halting a law that required parental consent for individuals 16 and under to have an abortion.  "Pro-abortion forces are running wild in Montana, with a judge even mandating that young girls can obtain abortions without parental  […]

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Court Revives Pro-Life Care Network's Lawsuit Against NY

A federal court determined that a network of New York-based pregnancy centers can proceed with challenging a law that the organization said forces pro-life or religious groups to hire employees who have had abortions or hold views contrary to their mission. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in  […]

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Walgreens Balks on Selling Abortion Pill Amid Pressure

Walgreens responded to a letter led by the Family Research Council's Tony Perkins and co-signed by CatholicVote President Brian Burch. While Walgreens acknowledged it intended to seek certification to sell the abortion drug mifepristone, the retail pharmacy giant suggested it would stop short in  […]

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Utah Advances Legislation to Ban Clinics That Offer Only Abortion

The Utah House of Representatives passed some of the strongest pro-life legislation advanced since the reversal of Roe v. Wade. If passed by the state's Senate and signed into law, the measures effectively would shut down abortion clinics that only offer abortion and would also help victims of rape  […]

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Kentucky Supreme Court Upholds Abortion Ban for Now

After three months of waiting, the Ky. Supreme Court upheld an earlier appeals court ruling allowing Kentucky's trigger abortion ban (and a six-week ban) to be enforced and sent the case back to a circuit court where parties will argue over the constitutional merits of the law. The decision drew  […]

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Some Pro-Lifers Say Proposed Kentucky Bill Goes Too Far

Some key pro-life supporters said they oppose a bill in the Kentucky House of Representatives that would allow women who have an abortion to be prosecuted. First-term state Rep. Emily Callaway, R-Louisville, filed House Bill 300 in the General Assembly. It would allow prosecutors to file homicide  […]

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Attorneys General Clash Over Abortion-Inducing Drug

State attorneys general from both political parties are in a tug-of-war over a federal lawsuit filed by pro-life groups looking to reverse the FDA's approval of a drug typically used in abortion procedures. Leading the 22 Republicans is Attorney General Lynn Fitch, R-Miss., who argues that the FDA  […]

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