A South Carolina abortion measure introduced by Republican legislators in January has received a lot of attention for saying the state’s homicide laws could apply to women who have abortions – meaning they could potentially face 30-year prison sentences or the death penalty.
Wyoming Becomes First State To Ban Abortion Pills
Wyoming became the first state in the nation to specifically ban the use or prescription of abortion pills on March 17.
Pro-Life Organization Says Promoting Abortion Is Hidden Agenda For Women’s Rights Groups
An international Catholic pro-life organization is warning that the West’s fight against gender-based violence in Africa has a hidden agenda of promoting abortion.
Wyoming Governor Weighs ‘Unforeseen Consequences’ of Abortion Bills Still on His Desk
Wyoming’s legislature passed two pieces of legislation in March that would restrict abortion in the state,but the governor has yet to sign them into law, saying he is evaluating whether they may pose “unforeseen consequences.”
Diocese Taking First Steps Toward ‘Walking With Moms in Need’
Eager to prove that local parishes stand ready to help pregnant women who choose life over abortion in post-Roe America, the Diocese of Brooklyn is joining a nationwide program aimed at providing assistance and resources for mothers-to-be.
Catholic Leaders Say Abortion Referendum Results ‘Do Not Bode Well For the Future’
After a series of defeats on abortion during this week’s midterm elections, Catholic leaders have emphasized their continued commitment to the pro-life cause and supporting mothers in need.
USCCB, Military Archdiocese Oppose VA’s Proposed Abortion Services Rule
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Archdiocese for the Military Services have filed a joint statement objecting to a rule proposed by the Biden administration to allow abortions to be performed on demand in health programs administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Arizona Judge Rules 1864 Law Banning Nearly All Abortions Can Take Effect
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich praised Pima County Superior Court Judge Kellie Johnson for ruling Sept. 23 that a state law prohibiting nearly all abortions can take effect.
Misunderstanding of Pregnancy Centers’ Mission Seen as a Reason for Attacks
Angela Franey, executive director of Abria Pregnancy Resources, said recent vandalism at the organization’s St. Paul location and dozens of similar attacks on pregnancy centers around the country reflect recent anger and misunderstanding around the issue of abortion.
Idaho Supreme Court Upholds State Law Banning Most Abortions
The Idaho Supreme Court Aug. 12 upheld a state law that bans abortion except in cases of rape, incest or to save the life of the mother. The law will take effect Aug. 25.