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This Really Is a Different Pro-Life Movement

In the United States, the anti-abortion movement did not remain predominantly Catholic. Southern evangelical Protestants, who had once hesitated to embrace the anti-abortion movement in the belief that it was a sectarian Catholic campaign, began enlisting in the cause in the late '70s and '80s.  […]

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Report Demonstrates Effectiveness of Pro-Life Laws

Last month, researchers from the Guttmacher Institute and the World Health Organization (WHO) released a study on the incidence of abortion and unintended pregnancy worldwide. The study was published in in BMJ Global Health and presents data from 150 countries dating back to the early 1990s. Because  […]

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Pro-Life Groups Call for a 'No' Vote for SCOTUS Nominee

A group of almost 40 pro-life leaders wrote to the chairs of the Senate Judiciary Committee to "raise grave concerns" about the nomination. "Ketanji Brown Jackson's record speaks loudly of the type of justice she would be on the Supreme Court," the pro-life coalition wrote.  […]

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Catholic School Honors Pro-Abortion Cabinet Member

A coalition of Catholic and pro-life organizations in Massachusetts is speaking out against the decision of a Boston Catholic school to honor U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh with an award named for Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice. The award is meant to recognize an individual who shares their  […]

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Abortion Is a Human Rights Issue

Science shows that at conception the DNA of a unique human being exists and all that is needed is time for that human being to develop until she is born, after which she will continue to need constant care while she continues to develop for years. A child in the womb is as much a human being as he  […]

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NBC News Says Pro-Lifers Tied to White Nationalism

Abortion advocates are claiming the pro-life movement, including the annual March for Life, is tied to White nationalism, and that those supporting the rights of the unborn might be open to overlooking the racist agendas of White nationalists in favor of solidarity over the controversial issue. In  […]

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What a 'Return to the States' Might Look Like

Before 1973, when Roe was issued, every state could determine its own abortion law. But the U.S. Supreme Court held that the U.S. Constitution's 14th Amendment included a woman's right to seek abortion throughout nine months of pregnancy. Even in the last three months, states have since been  […]

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Citing Abortion Views, DC Restaurant Boots Pro-Life Group

Saying it "stands firmly" in support of legalized abortion, a Washington, D.C. restaurant has canceled a pro-life group's booking for its annual "March for Life Breakfast." The group, Democrats for Life of America, scheduled the event at the K Street location of Busboys and  […]

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Request for 'Abortion Stories' Draws Unexpected Response

On Christmas Day, the analysis and data site FiveThirtyEight posted a question on Twitter asking for abortion stories, and many of the responses they received were not in support of abortion. On Twitter, the responses poured in, but a vast number of them were stories about people who had either had  […]

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Science Has Strengthened the Pro-Life Case

When Roe was decided, these amazing structures could barely be seen inside the womb. At the time, ultrasound presented only a dim reflection of the developing child. Static images consisted of only simple white dots on a black background. Sonography had just been recognized as a separate profession  […]

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