State attorney general: ‘Arkansas has taken a strong stance to protect the unborn from inhumane treatment.’
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In his decision on Thursday, Judge Miller said that the pandemic is a serious threat, noting that at the time of the opinion more than 70,000 people had died in the U.S. from the virus including more than 3,500 people in Arkansas.
Several other states, including Alabama, Alaska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Texas, have attempted to classify elective abortions as non-essential procedures during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The 2-1 panel ruling comes two years after the state ended its contract with the organization over videos filmed by undercover investigators.
Catholic bishops and leaders continue to work and pray for other scheduled execution sentences to be stayed.
Courts on Monday blocked two executions in an eight-inmate, 10-day flurry of executions planned by the governor.
As judges halted the planned executions of eight inmates in 10 days in Arkansas, Catholics around the country pointed to messages of mercy and life in the Easter Triduum.
Some candidates continue to make their Republican opponents’ pro-life convictions their central campaign theme, but such claims may be losing traction with voters.