Abortion

January 31, 2014

Eight Reasons to See 'Gimme Shelter'

October 20, 2013

Register Radio: Abortion Expansion/ 7 Secrets of Confession

October 1, 2013

The Pope, Abortion, Mercy and Context

September 30, 2014

Vatican Rejects U.N. Committee’s Call for Changes to Canon Law

The Holy See has released a detailed response to criticisms made earlier this year by the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

September 23, 2014

Criticism of Abortion Funding in Obamacare Crosses Party Lines

Legislators on both sides of the aisle criticized the lack of transparency in the Affordable Care Act.

September 19, 2014

Spanish Youth Call on Government to Keep Pro-Life Promises

The People’s Party in Spain introduced legislation in 2013 that would ban abortion except in cases of rape or a doctor-verified risk to the mother’s health. However, the party is reportedly planning to drop the effort.

September 16, 2014

More Nunsense From ‘Time,’ HuffPost and ‘U.S. News’

September 5, 2014

Obama Administration Drops Appeals in Three Mandate Cases

According to Alliance Defending Freedom, the U.S. Department of Justice dropped its appeals in The Seneca Hardwood Lumber Company v. Burwell, Armstrong v. Burwell and Briscoe v. Burwell cases.

August 22, 2014

Bishops, Religious Groups Concerned Over Latest HHS Mandate Rule Change

USCCB president says new regulations “still requires provisions of objectionable coverage” of contraception, sterilizations and abortion-inducing drugs by religious employers.

August 19, 2014

Pope’s Korean Trip a ‘Sign of Hope’ for Asia

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, the archbishop of Manila, said the apostolic trip was a witness to the Holy Father’s love for the world’s largest continent.

August 16, 2014

Pope Prays at Garden Memorial for Aborted Children

August 12, 2014

Report: Planned Parenthood May Defraud U.S. Taxpayers

Alliance Defending Freedom’s third annual audit suggested that Planned Parenthood practices ‘resulted in losses to the American taxpayer of more than $115 million’ from health-care funding programs.

August 11, 2014

Pope Francis to Visit Korean Cemetery for Aborted Babies

The cemetery is behind he Kkttongnae Home, a homeless shelter established in 1976 by Father John Oh, the founder of the Kkottongnae Brothers and Sisters of Jesus.

August 1, 2014

Massachusetts Enacts Temporary Buffer-Zone Law in Response to Supreme Court Ruling

While peaceful pro-life activism could be unimpeded by the new law, concern exists that it may not be fairly enforced.

July 28, 2014

U.N. Agency Criticized for Efforts to Push Abortion on Ireland

The legal adviser for the pro-life group Family & Life, said, ‘There is no such thing as a right to abortion in international human-rights law, whether as an explicit right or as an adjunct to other rights. Any statement to the contrary displays either an ignorance of international human-rights law or a cavalier and manipulative attitude towards genuine human rights.'

July 23, 2014

Rubio Kicks Off GOP Social Justice Agenda at Catholic University of America

"I consider myself to be a child of privilege," said Rubio, "because I was raised by two parents who were married to each other."

July 21, 2014

Bishop Galantino: Media Manipulated My Remarks

July 9, 2014

Study Urges Education About Down Syndrome to Further Acceptance

The vast majority of prenatal diagnoses of the genetic disorder result in abortion, and the authors of the study hope to change that.

July 3, 2014

Scott Derrickson: The Epic Video Interview! Transformers! More!

The full Reel Faith video version of my interview with the director of Deliver Us From Evil … plus Reel Faith reviews of the new Transformers flick and the first-ever “abortion rom-com.”

June 19, 2014

March for Life President: ‘All Issues Are Women’s Issues’

Jeanne Monahan told a Capitol Hill gathering that the potential to be a mother ‘is a huge part of what it means to be a woman, but it’s not the only part.’

May 30, 2014

Report Calls for Action Amid Planned Parenthood ‘Abuses and Corruption’

Live Action provides summary of the information gathered during its undercover investigations throughout the U.S.

May 12, 2014

TV Show Canceled Over Hosts' Pro-Life, Pro-Marriage Comments

Twin brothers saddened by HGTV decision due to their support of traditional values.

May 12, 2014

Couple Helps to Spread Pro-Life Movement in Romania

Dan and Julia Calinescu of Life Nation took part in the recent March for Life in Rome.

May 6, 2014

March for Life in Rome Draws Thousands

The annual event, begun four years ago, is already having an effect on the culture in Italy and beyond, its founder says.

May 1, 2014

NARAL, Google and Crisis-Pregnancy Centers

The abortion-rights organization’s claim that it successfully lobbied Google to pull ads for crisis-pregnancy centers draws skepticism, but pro-life groups must accommodate Google’s ‘abortion policy.’

April 23, 2014

Arizona Law Allows Unannounced Inspections at Abortion Centers

The new law removes special rules for abortion facilities that exempted them from the health-and-safety requirements imposed on other medical providers.

April 21, 2014

Nevada Republicans Drop Pro-Life, Traditional Marriage Stands From Party Platform

The state’s GOP chairman said dropping opposition to abortion and the redefinition of marriage is ‘where the party is going.’

April 16, 2014

Archbishop Aquila Leads Rally Against Colorado Abortion Bill

One thousand pro-lifers prayed April 15 outside the State Capitol against the bill, which would ban any state or local policies restricting abortion.

April 14, 2014

Archbishop Urges Prayer and Action Against Colo. Abortion Bill

Archbishop Aquila said, 'No action taken in defense of life is meaningless, particularly if it comes from a place of prayer and the Gospel.'

March 26, 2014

The Pope, the President and the Blind Spot

COMMENTARY: The solution to abortion is not to ‘agree to disagree.’

March 24, 2014

South Carolina Abortion Ban Could Protect Pain-Capable Unborn

The bill, which bans abortion at 20 weeks gestation, puts the Palmetto State closer to joining nine other states that have passed pain-capable abortion bans.

March 20, 2014

Arkansas Judge Strikes Down Heartbeat-Based Abortion Ban

U.S. district Judge Susan Webber Wright said the law was unconstitutional, on the grounds that only a doctor can determine whether or not an unborn child can live outside of its mother.

March 18, 2014

Register Radio: Legalized Abortion in Ireland and Bible-Based Movies

March 14, 2014

Women’s Freedom Isn’t Reliant on Contraception, Scholar Says

Helen Alvare told a gathering at The Catholic University of America that contraception promotes an ideology rather than authentic feminism.

February 19, 2014

Abby Johnson: Only Modern Pro-Life Women’s Centers Can Beat Planned Parenthood

The former abortion business director says that comprehensive pro-life women’s medical centers are the best way to drive Planned Parenthood out of business.

February 8, 2014

U.N. Committee to Vatican: Change Church Teaching

Catholic experts on how the U.N. operates say this week’s controversial report demonstrates the out-of-control radicalism of the committees that monitor United Nations treaties.

February 7, 2014

The New Rights at the U.N. Are Dead Wrong

COMMENTARY: The current stance of the Committee on the Rights of the Child reflects a worrisome shift in all the developed nations of the world — including the United States.

January 22, 2014

The Sleeping Giant of Pro-Life Latinos Awakens

Hispanics, whose communities are hard hit by abortion, are beginning to make their voices heard in a pro-life movement that has largely been English-speaking.

January 15, 2014

San Francisco Pro-Life Walk Includes Dynamic Speakers and Events

Eva Muntean, the Walk for Life West Coast’s co-founder, said the walk has been a labor of love these past 10 years, but this year will be very special.

January 14, 2014

‘USA Today’ to Obama: Leave the Little Sisters Alone

The daily newspaper’s editors call the administration’s effort ‘a political loser.’

January 13, 2014

Pope's 2014 Address to Diplomatic Corps - Full Text

December 19, 2013

‘Extreme’ Judicial Appointee Confirmed to Key Court Position

The confirmation of Judge Cornelia 'Nina' Pillard to the federal appellate court draws concern over her record on abortion and religious freedom.

December 10, 2013

Nelson Mandela’s Checkered Legacy

COMMENTARY: The late South African politician sadly leaves behind a mixed record that includes support for abortion rights and violence. In this personal reflection, Stratford Caldecott remembers the controversial figure.

November 26, 2013

Project Rachel Founder ‘Delighted’ With New ’Bishops’ Staff Position

Vicki Thorn said the decision to create a full-time staff person to work with post-abortion healing ministries heeds the merciful vision of Popes Benedict and Francis.

November 26, 2013

'Evangelii Gaudium': Church’s Teaching on Abortion Cannot Change

The Holy Father said solving problems by taking a human life is not “progressive,” but stressed the Church could do more to help mothers in crisis.

November 25, 2013

Changes to China’s One-Child Policy ‘Too Little, Too Late’

The Communist Party’s ‘tweaks’ will not prevent forced abortions or demographic disaster, critics contend.

November 19, 2013

Students for Life of America’s Planned Parenthood Project Creates Dialogue

Pro-life groups on college campuses take a stand for life.

November 6, 2013

Pro-Life Advocates Demand Abortion Transparency in Health-Care Plans

A bill in Congress would require health insurers on the exchanges to be up-front with consumers about whether their plans include an abortion surcharge.

October 11, 2013

Bill Introduced to Reveal Abortion Charges in Insurance Exchanges

The legislation was introduced by Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., and co-sponsored by 70 other members of the House.

October 11, 2013

Long Islanders Gather for Massive Rosary Rally for Freedom

Hundreds turn out to pray the Rosary and rally for religious liberty threatened by the HHS mandate.

October 1, 2013

Obamacare’s Abortion Mandate Gets Ready to Go

Planned Parenthood and other players in the U.S. abortion industry could profit from tens of thousands of taxpayer-subsidized abortions.

September 25, 2013

Has the Vatican Excommunicated Pelosi? (8 things to know and share)

September 25, 2013

Loyola Marymount Cancels Abortion Coverage Amid Faculty Protests

The decision is opposed by professors who insist that ‘obedience and conformity to Catholic doctrine’ contradicts LMU’s ‘Jesuit and Marymount traditions.’

September 20, 2013

Pope's Strong Words in Defense of the Unborn

September 13, 2013

Applying Pope's Syria Efforts to Defend the Unborn and Marriage

August 20, 2013

Catholic League Petition Demands End to HHS Mandate

The organization’s president, Bill Donohue, argues the Obama administration must scrap the HHS mandate now that repeated fixes have failed.

August 19, 2013

Twins Saved From Abortion Now Save Souls as Priests

Their motherʼs heroic trust in God overcame doctors urging her to abort them over suspected deformities.

August 14, 2013

Remembering Nellie Gray on the One-Year Anniversary of Her Death

The foundation built by the orchestrator of the March for Life is still very solid, says the organization’s current president, Jeanne Monahan.

August 12, 2013

Abortions in Argentina Predicted to Increase With Down Syndrome Tests

An Argentinian pro-life group fears new procedure will lead to more abortions and fewer persons born with Down syndrome.

August 8, 2013

Abortion Polls Test the Conscience of a Church

Pro-life outreach in parishes and colleges and to Hispanics may prove decisive toward a Catholic culture of life.

August 1, 2013

Meet the Bold ‘New Feminists’

Modern women proclaim the ‘feminine genius’ — and stand up for true freedom and happiness.

July 26, 2013

Vatican Bishop: ‘Humanae Vitae’ Foresaw Today’s Technological Dangers

Pope Paul VI published the groundbreaking encyclical 45 years ago yesterday.

July 12, 2013

Ireland Legalizes Abortion; Law Will Lead to Its Increase, Vatican Official Says

Formerly pro-life nation makes anti-life decision.

July 9, 2013

U.S. Bishops: Concerns Remain Over Final Contraception Mandate

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York explains in a July 3 statement that, based on a preliminary analysis of the mandate, there’s no reason for the Church to stop fighting for religious freedom.

June 17, 2013

Catholic Groups Criticize Pelosi’s Claim That Abortion Is ‘Sacred Ground’

Protection of late-term abortion seems paramount to the ‘practicing and respectful Catholic’ politician.

June 13, 2013

Church-Turned-Abortion Facility Now a Pro-Life Haven

Pro-life leaders, pastors and members of the community prayed specifically with the intention of reclaiming that building for God.

June 11, 2013

Women’s Caucus to Connect Pro-Life Lawmakers Nationwide

The creation of the caucus was announced by the Susan B. Anthony List, an organization that supports pro-life women in pursuing political office

June 7, 2013

Global Contraception Push Aims to ‘Eliminate Motherhood’

Head of an international charity says the best solution to reduce the maternal death rate is to help support mothers during pregnancy, delivery and recovery.

June 7, 2013

New Pro-Life Coalition Aims to ‘Stop the Gosnells’

‘Stop the Gosnells’ is a group of national pro-life organizations dedicated to exposing the atrocities of the abortion industry and demanding that Congress take action.

June 4, 2013

Mobile Ultrasound Aims to Reach Abortion-Vulnerable Women

The new ultrasound unit, housed in a large recreational vehicle, aims to provide free ultrasounds in zip codes with a high proportion of women more likely to undergo abortions.

June 4, 2013

Delaware Abortionist Deemed ‘Danger to the Public’

Pro-life leader said the U.S. abortion industry is wrought with abuse and unsanitary conditions.

June 3, 2013

Canadian Pro-Lifers Continue to Pray for Abortion Activist Henry Morgentaler

The concentration-camp survivor who promoted unrestricted access to abortion in Canada died May 28.

May 31, 2013

Study Documents Abortion’s Global Health Threat to Women

Pro-life group suggests that the World Health Organization adopt measures that ‘protect women from abortion’ and work to ‘improve women’s health care.’

May 29, 2013

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Planned Parenthood Defunding Case

Indiana Right to Life president said the Supreme Court’s decision not to hear the case is ‘a defeat for all states that wish to pass laws regarding funds in their own states.’

May 27, 2013

Pope Francis, the Mafia, and Pro-Abortion Politicians

May 24, 2013

Canada’s Politicians Criticized for ‘Failure’ to Protect Children

Canadian Centre for Bioethical Reform organized a postcard campaign that reveals powerful Canadian politicians who support abortion.

May 21, 2013

Congressman Moves to Halt Late-Term Abortions Nationwide

After the Kermit Gosnell case, even pro-abortion-rights leaders admit that a limit to late-term abortion is worth discussing.

May 15, 2013

Gallup Poll Confirms Strong Abortion Opposition

Of those polled, only 26% supported legalized abortion under 'any circumstances,' while 13% said it should be legal in 'most circumstances.'

May 15, 2013

Canadian Pro-Lifers Spotlight ‘Gendercide’ Issue

Some government members of Parliamant continue to buck the pro-abortion-rights stance of their party leader, Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

May 14, 2013

History’s Jury Is Out: Has Gosnell Rocked Our Conscience?

COMMENTARY

May 14, 2013

Justice Ginsburg Calls ‘Roe’ a Disappointing Decision

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg noted that, in the 40 years since ‘Roe v. Wade,’ pro-life advocates have successfully introduced restrictions on abortion access in many states.

May 13, 2013

Kermit Gosnell Guilty of First-Degree Murder

A jury also convicted the Philadelphia abortionist on charges of involuntary manslaughter and hundreds of lesser charges.

May 13, 2013

Images of Rome's 2013 March for Life

May 13, 2013

Canada's Pro-Life March Reflects Growing Movement

Tens of thousands of Canadians stand up for life at the country's 16th annual March for Life.

May 2, 2013

Pro-Lifers Protest Outside D.C. Abortionist’s Business

A video from Live Action shows Dr. Cesare Santangelo saying he wouldn't try to save the life of a baby who survived an abortion.

May 1, 2013

Morning-After Pill to Be Made Available Over the Counter

Pharmacies and retailers with on-site pharmacies will have the drug on shelves, and those wishing to purchase it will have to provide proof of age.

April 30, 2013

Videos Show Gosnell Practices in Other Abortion Businesses

Nine of Gosnell’s employees have faced state and federal charges for their actions at the facility.

April 26, 2013

New Treatment Could Improve Thinking, Memory in People With Down Syndrome

And, pro-life advocates say, if successful, it might serve to stem the current pandemic rate of abortion for unborn children with Down syndrome.

April 25, 2013

Three Infant Murder Charges Tossed in Gosnell Trial

Judge Jeffrey Minehart granted motions to acquit Gosnell on three murder charges, but later said a 'clerical error' meant the wrong murder charge had been thrown out.

April 18, 2013

Gosnell Trial, Long Ignored by the Media, a Potential Game Changer

COMMENTARY

April 18, 2013

Extracts of New Book on Pope Francis

April 12, 2013

Delaware Abortion Business Blasted as ‘Ridiculously Unsafe’

Two former employees of the Planned Parenthood of Delaware abortion facility have spoken out against their employer.

April 10, 2013

Fla. Planned Parenthood Lobbyist Was on Catholic Charities Board

Alisa Lapolt Snow resigned from Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida before starting a consulting relationship with Planned Parenthood.

April 8, 2013

Lawmaker Urges Planned Parenthood to Reject Infanticide

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., responds to a Florida Planned Parenthood lobbyist who said her organization believes there is a right to kill a baby who has been born.

April 4, 2013

Pro-Life Club Appeals After Being Denied Campus Recognition

Student leader says the group Voice for Life is being discriminated against because of its pro-life viewpoints.

April 3, 2013

‘House of Horrors’ Abortionist on Trial for Murder

Longtime Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell is currently being tried on eight charges arising from deaths at his facility.

April 3, 2013

Seattle Archbishop Decries Washington Abortion Bill

Archbishop J. Peter Sartain warned that this bill discriminates unjustly against churches, religious organizations and people who for religious reasons oppose abortion.

April 3, 2013

U.N. Harshly Criticized for Pushing Abortion in Peru

A Peruvian congresswoman said no international organization can force Peru to go against what it says in its Constitution.

March 28, 2013

North Dakota Bishop Praises New Laws Protecting Unborn Life

The new laws include bans on abortions performed after a fetal heartbeat is detectable.

March 26, 2013

Catholics Laud Passage of North Dakota Pro-Life Amendment

The North Dakota Legislature has taken historic strides to protect every human being in the state, paving the way for human rights nationwide.

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