‘Unplanned’ Teaches Pro-Life Lesson to Diocese’s Youth

Unplanned tells the story of former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson, and her journey of conversion from a pro-choice supporter into pro-life advocate. Johnson’s story became the subject of national news, when she quit her job in late 2009 after witnessing a live abortion to join the 40 Days for Life organization, and the courtroom battle that followed.

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.