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New Hampshire Governor Vetoes Anti-Abortion Bill

New Hampshire’s governor vetoed an anti-abortion bill today that would have classified the death of a fetus as a homicide, which is a sneaky tactic by pro-life activists to…

Jessica Wakeman | June 21, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Anti-Abortion Law Pennsylvania Goes Into Effect

A law restricting abortion rights in Pennsylvania by posing medically unnecessary requirements on clinics has gone into effect. Fourteen of the state’s previous 22 abortion clinics have been licensed…

Jessica Wakeman | June 19, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Most Of Virginia’s Abortion Clinics Could Close Today

Twenty of 22 abortion clinics in Virginia could close today if the state’s Board of Health votes to impose medically unnecessary restrictions on them. Specifically, the clinics would be…

Jessica Wakeman | June 15, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Church Wants To Build “Pro-Life” Memorial In Wichita

A church is fundraising to build a National Pro Life Memorial and International Life Center in Wichita, Kansas — a distasteful suggestion considering Wichita is the city where abortion…

Jessica Wakeman | June 12, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Louisiana Governor Signs More Abortion Restrictions Into Law

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has signed into law an increased “waiting period” between the time a pregnant woman views a mandatory ultrasound and when she can have her abortion.

Jessica Wakeman | June 8, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Congress Rejects Sex-Selection Abortion Ban

Some good news for once: the House of Representatives rejected the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA), a ban on abortions based on the gender of the fetus. The bill would…

Jessica Wakeman | May 31, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Arson Suspected At Two Georgia Abortion Clinics

Two abortion clinics have recently experienced suspicious fires, so the FBI announced on Wednesday that it will investigate the incidents as arson.

The first occurred at Atlanta Gynecology…

Jessica Wakeman | May 25, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Why Are Less People Identifying As “Pro-Choice”?

If you were to ask most people if an 13-year-old girl should be forced to give birth to a baby after being impregnated by her own father, I think they…

Jessica Wakeman | May 24, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Woman Removed From American Airlines Flight For Wearing Pro-Choice T-Shirt

An unidentified reproductive rights activist was forced off her American Airlines flight because her pro-choice T-shirt was “offensive” to the crew.

What did this shirt say? It was…

Jessica Wakeman | May 23, 2012 - 3:40 pm

PA Lawmaker To Introduce Legislation Seeking To Defund Planned Parenthood

A Republican state representative in Pennsylvania will introduce legislation tomorrow that seeks to defund Planned Parenthood. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe’s bill would prioritize health clinics that provide abortion services below…

Jessica Wakeman | May 22, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Pregnant Mother Of 5 Died After Drinking Vinegar In DIY Abortion

Catherine Furey, 38, of the UK,  died in December 2010 after drinking concentrated vinegar, a DIY abortion she read about on the Internet. Furey had a “violent reaction” to the…

Jessica Wakeman | May 22, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Catholic Orgs File Massive Organized Lawsuits Against Obama Administration Over Birth Control

Earlier today, 43 Catholic dioceses, schools and other institutions filed lawsuits in 12 federal courts over birth control coverage in President Obama’s plans for health care reform. The Obama…

Jessica Wakeman | May 21, 2012 - 5:40 pm
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