A 9-year-old Catholic boy is going beyond “thoughts and prayers” to take action against legal abortion in New York.
Springfield Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki issued a decree June 6 stating that Catholic lawmakers in the Illinois Legislature “who promoted or voted for extreme abortion legislation” cannot receive Communion in churches in his diocese.
A St. Louis judge issued a preliminary injunction on June 10, allowing Missouri’s last remaining abortion clinic to remain open as the state decides whether to renew the clinic’s license to perform abortions.
In the aftermath of the passage of the Reproductive Health Act in January, the New York State Catholic Conference (NYSCC) continues to lobby for bills that would help pregnant women and boost adoption, while opposing bills that it deems harmful to life at any stage.
Pro-life activists descended on Albany on June 3 for the fourth annual March for Life New York.
The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in on two different aspects of Indiana abortion laws May 28, reversing a court ruling and enacting a state law that requires abortion providers to bury or cremate fetal remains.
The sponsor of the Missouri bill to ban abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy described how the measure moved through the Legislature as being like human life itself.
By passing a bill to ban abortion in nearly all circumstances, the Alabama Legislature has recognized that abortion is “the extinguishing of a unique human life,” said the president and CEO of Americans United for Life.