Democrats Block ‘Born Alive’ Bill in U.S. Senate

Democratic leaders in the Senate blocked a bill Feb.25 that would criminalize doctors who failed to provide medical support to infants born after a botched abortion, prompting an outcry from pro-life members of the party.

New York Passes Abortion Rights Bill

Calling it a “victory for all New Yorkers,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law to codify a woman’s right to abortion under state law and provide greater access to abortion across the state on Tuesday evening, Jan. 22.

Trump, Pence Call for New Action to Protect Life at Annual DC Rally

Vice President Mike Pence made a surprise appearance at the rally for the 46th March for Life, the annual protest event that draws tens of thousands of pro-life activists to the nation’s capital to mark the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion.

Politics and Abortion

Dear Editor: Catholics who vote for pro abortion candidates are violating Catholic teachings (“Post-Midterms, Do We Have Two Catholic Churches in America?,’’ The Tablet, Nov. 10). Voting for a pro-abortion candidate is unacceptable and any Catholic who does it, should be excommunicated.

UK Pro-Lifers Fight Move to Impose Abortion on Northern Ireland

In May, the traditionally Catholic country of Ireland voted overwhelmingly to legalize abortion. Now, in the United Kingdom, efforts are underway to make abortion laws more permissive and to force North Ireland – where the practice is highly restricted – to do the same.

The Crime of Abortion

Dear Editor: America was founded with the protection of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. These rights protected by our Constitution have been called inalienable, i.e. they cannot be taken away. In my service in the Catholic Church, I hear “For the right to life from conception to natural death, we pray to the Lord.”

Senators in Pope’s Argentina Reject Liberalization of Abortion

Senators in Pope Francis’ native Argentina voted against a bill that would have legalized abortion on demand until week 14 of a pregnancy early Aug. 9, following a marathon session that came as the latest twist in a three-month national debate marked with massive public rallies both in favor and against the measure.