Politics

Republicans' Abortion Silence Backfires in Midterms

The blame game has begun around what led to Republicans' disappointing results in the midterms, with some outside groups zeroing in on the party's lack of an abortion message. Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America, a large anti-abortion organization with close ties to GOP leaders, slammed Republican  […]

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Pro-Life Movement Suffered Losses in Several States

A pro-life ballot measure failed and several pro-abortion amendments succeeded during Tuesday's midterms, representing a significant spate of losses for the pro-life movement in the first general election since the repeal of Roe vs. Wade. Kentucky's Amendment 2, which would have amended the  […]

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Kentucky Abortion Vote Will Test Support for Post-Roe State Bans

An abortion rights vote in Kentucky on Nov. 8 will determine if the conservative state becomes Kansas 2.0. Kentucky voters are being asked to amend the state's constitution to say residents do not have a right to abortions, three months after voters in Kansas soundly rejected a similar ballot  […]

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Prosecuting the Pro-Lifers: A Politicized FBI Cracks Down

Since the Dobbs decision leaked six months ago, we have been told over and over again that it would be positively un-American to bring criminal charges against doctors who perform abortions. But prosecuting everyday Americans who exercise their free speech rights to protest or engage in sidewalk  […]

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California Churches Battle Abortion Ballot Measure

Bishops and other clergy from California's dozen Catholic dioceses and archdioceses — spanning Sacramento to Fresno, Monterey to San Bernardino — have released videos to speak directly to the faithful, sometimes in multiple languages, about their concerns that the Prop 1 initiative would remove all  […]

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Republican Candidate Tests a Novel Strategy on Abortion

April Becker doesn't want to talk about abortion. As Democrats seek to make the November elections a referendum on Republican efforts to restrict abortion rights, the GOP nominee challenging Democratic Rep. Susie Lee in a competitive House district in Nevada is pursuing a highly unusual strategy:  […]

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Michigan Gives Voters a Chance to Protect Abortion Rights

After a months-long legal back-and-forth, Michigan voters will get to decide whether the state should preserve the right to a legal abortion this November. It’s a double-whammy loss for abortion foes. Polling shows strong support for the ballot measure, which after the overturn of Roe v. Wade would  […]

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New York Times Misleads on Kansas Pro-Life Defeat

There were a number of circumstantial reasons why the particular amendment in Kansas was defeated. For one thing, it was drafted well before the Dobbs decision was handed down, and the pro-life organizers in favor of the measure likely failed to anticipate the onslaught of outside money and  […]

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Biden Signs New Executive Order on Abortion Rights

President Joe Biden signed an executive order to help ensure access to abortion in light of the Supreme Court's decision earlier this summer to eliminate the constitutional right to the procedure. The President said the order helps women travel out of state to receive abortions, ensures health care  […]

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