Public Opinion

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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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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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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'Safe Abortion Day' - a Contradiction in Terms

Pro-lifers have strongly criticised the so-called 'International Safe Abortion Day', saying the term 'safe abortion' is a contradiction. Alithea Williams, Campaigns Assistant at SPUC, said: "'Safe abortion' is a contradiction in terms. No procedure that intentionally results in the death of at  […]

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Bishops Praise Trump's Defunding of Fetal Tissue Research

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) chairman has praised the Trump administration for their decision to withhold federal funding from proposals that would use fetal tissue. The Trump administration recommended that the National Institutes of Health Human Fetal Tissue Research Ethics  […]

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Catholics: Biden's Pick for VP 'Deeply Flawed'

Catholics and pro-life organizations offered a range of reactions to the selection of Sen. Kamala Harris as former vice president Joe Biden’s running mate for the 2020 election. Biden announced his selection on Aug. 11, triggering a wave of reactions among political and Catholic commentators.  […]

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SCOTUS Ruling Puts Clinic Profits Over Women's Health

Many of the country's leading pro-life advocates said the U.S. Supreme Court's June 29 ruling striking down a Louisiana abortion law puts women's health in danger, allows subpar care of women and gives abortion clinics a pass on "commonsense regulations" for "the sake of profit."  […]

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Christian College Blocks Pro-Life Display

A Christian college has refused to allow a display of crosses that honor and represent abortion victims, saying such a display would be "divisive." Rocky Mountain College told the campus group Young Americans for Freedom it could not put up the cross display. Emily Kokot, treasurer and  […]

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Facebook CEO Admits to 'Clear Bias' in Blocking Pro-Life Videos

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has admitted 'clear bias' in blocking pro-life group Live Action's videos, saying it was wrong to censor. In a meeting with the social media giant's executive and Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), Lila Rose, founder and CEO of pro-life group Live Action, confronted Zuckerberg  […]

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