Politics

Johnson: Planned Parenthood Targets Minority Neighborhoods

Abby Johnson, a prominent anti-abortion activist, used her address at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday to advocate for the movement, saying: "Planned Parenthood abortion facilities are strategically located in minority neighborhoods." Johnson gave a graphic account of her  […]

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Biden Picks Pro-Choice Kamala Harris as VP Candidate

Former vice president Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic Party nominee for president, has selected Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) to be his running mate. Harris is the first Black woman, and the first person of Indian descent, to be selected as a running mate for a major party's ticket. Harris' mother  […]

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Lawmakers Fight For GOP's Soul In Arizona Senate Primary

The biggest knock-down, drag-out primary election fight among the 90 Arizona Senate and House seats up for grabs in November features two sitting Republican lawmakers in a suburban north Phoenix district battling for the soul of the GOP. Sen. Heather Carter, known as one of the more moderate GOP  […]

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Abortion on November Ballot in Colorado

Initiative #120, sponsored by Due Date Too Late, was designed to prohibit abortions after a fetus reaches 22 weeks gestational age as calculated from the first day of the woman's last menstrual period (LMP). Under the initiative, performing a prohibited abortion would be a misdemeanor punishable by  […]

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Mississippi Governor Cancels Abortions During Crisis

Gov. Tate Reeves promised to take action against the state's lone abortion clinic if it continues to provide abortions during the coronavirus pandemic. Reeves has worked for years to limit and end abortion in Mississippi. He told reporters at a press conference that he considers abortion an elective  […]

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Coronavirus Stops Abortions in Texas

Citing the need to preserve health care capacity for COVID-19 patients, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said that abortions should not be performed unless the mother's life is in danger. The warning comes one day after Gov. Greg Abbott ordered health care facilities and professionals to postpone  […]

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Schumer Threatens Court Justices

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday warned Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh that they will "pay the price" if they take a position he disagrees with in deciding a case that addresses the credentials required for doctors who perform abortions. "I  […]

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Kansas Pro-Life Amendment Fails

An effort to place a referendum on the Kansas ballot clarifying that abortion is not a constitutional right fell four votes short of the support needed in the House of Representatives. If it had been approved, the proposed referendum would have asked voters throughout the state in August if they  […]

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Texas Pro-Lifers Take Battle to City Councils

Fed up with the government, Mark Lee Dickson decided to campaign throughout East Texas and beyond, seeking out city councils and county commissioner's courts willing to consider passing an ordinance banning abortion with town limits. So far, he's found success in several small cities and towns in  […]

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Budget Agreement a Huge Pro-Life Win

President Trump and congressional leaders reached a sweeping bipartisan budget. The budget, which awaits congressional approval, does offer an important victory: It protects the Hyde Amendment and strips abortion providers, like Planned Parenthood, of federal Title X funding. The budget shows Trump  […]

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