Biden Administration Expected to Pursue a Pro-Choice Agenda

Once he is inaugurated, President-elect Joe Biden is expected to adhere to a pro-choice agenda and reverse many of the anti-abortion policies implemented by the Trump administration -- a prospect that pro-choice groups are looking forward to seeing and pro-life groups are dreading. On his campaign website, Biden listed a number of goals and promises in this area. Biden's agenda in this area is of great concern to the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AAPLOG). Read more...

Appeals Court Upholds Defunding Planned Parenthood

A federal appeals court ruled that Texas and Louisiana can cut off funding to Planned Parenthood clinics, reversing earlier decisions stemming from legal battles over abortion. The decision by the full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans reverses an earlier ruling by a three-judge  […]

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Court Rules Tennessee Can Enforce Selective Abortion Ban

A Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Tennessee can protect more vulnerable children by enforcing its ban on abortions specifically because the unborn baby has Down syndrome or based on its race or sex. After Tennessee approved the bill, abortion activists immediately took it to court. The law  […]

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Arkansas Lawmakers to Vote On Near-Total Abortion Ban

A new bill would make nearly all forms of abortion a crime in Arkansas, punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a $100,000 fine. Senate Bill 6, sponsored by Sen. Jason Rapert, R-Conway, and Rep. Mary Bentley, R-Perryville, allows abortion to be performed legally only when the mother’s life is  […]

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Pro-Lifers: Our Task Is One of Love

Bearing in mind Scripture's admonition that each of us "love your neighbor as yourself" (Matt. 22:39) we realize that Christians are called to lead the way in righting the injustice of abortion. After all, which neighbor is more defenseless than an unborn child? The best way to word all  […]

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Massachusetts Bill Would 'Enshrine the Right to Abortion'

If successful, the amendment would enshrine the right to abortion in state law as well as expand access to abortions after 24 weeks in cases of fatal fetal anomalies — not just when necessary to save a woman's life. It would also no longer require women under age 18 to gain permission from a parent  […]

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Jackson MS Repeals 'Buffer Zone' Ordinance

One year after the Mississippi Justice Institute filed a lawsuit against the city of Jackson, the city council has repealed their buffer zone ordinance that restricted free speech around abortion clinics. Last October, MJI and members of Sidewalk Advocates for Life – Jackson, Mississippi launched a  […]

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Florida Group Proposes Abortion Restrictions

Indian River County pro-life advocates want tighter restrictions on abortion centers. Under their proposal, a doctor who performs a late-term abortion could be charged with a second-degree misdemeanor. The group is asking the County Commission to approve a countywide law prohibiting abortions  […]

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Presidential Candidates on Opposite Sides of Abortion Debate

The 2020 Democratic Party's platform states: "Like the majority of Americans, Democrats believe that every woman should be able to access high-quality reproductive health care services, including safe and legal abortion." The party pledges to fight to overturn federal and state laws  […]

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Religion Aside, Abortion Is Inarguably a Moral Choice

Abortion is important to believers, but it is not just a religious issue. Rather, it raises three questions that are fundamental to human existence: What constitutes human life? When does personal human life begin? And how much protection does nascent human life deserve? Any decision we make that  […]

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