Public Opinion

47 Percent Think Abortion Is Morally Acceptable

Americans are sharply divided in their abortion views, including on its morality, with an equal split between those who believe it is morally acceptable and those who say it is morally wrong. The 47% who say it is acceptable is, by two percentage points, the highest Gallup has recorded in two  […]

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Abortion Link to Covid-19 Vaccine?

Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine will start going into people's arms this week. Experts say it'll ramp up vaccination efforts, but the vaccine is getting some pushback from pro-life groups and the Catholic Church. The controversy all comes down to the development and testing of all the  […]

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Abortion Isn't Health Care — Not Even Close

Far from being health care, abortion means the death sentence to the living, human being who is killed by it. Word games and obfuscation to the contrary, the fetus is not "potential life," but life with potential; nor is he or she a "potential human," but a human with potential.  […]

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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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