Now that the Value Them Both constitutional amendment has been defeated, a big question looms: What’s next?
Several hundred pro-life advocates were gathered for a pro-life rally in Las Cruces the evening of July 19 when Mark Cavaliere, executive director of the Southwest Coalition for Life, made a surprise announcement.
In response to the Biden Administration’s latest federal health care directive that allows providers to perform abortions in emergency situations, the national Catholic Medical Association (CMA) stated its members are “dedicated to providing the highest standard of care to both the mother and her unborn child without directly compromising either one in the process.”
Two abortion measures passed by the House July 15 “promote an extreme abortion agenda,” said Jeanne Mancini, president of March for Life.
The head of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said Monday healthcare providers must offer abortion services if the life of a mother is at risk and that procedures conducted under such circumstances would be protected under federal law regardless of various state bans.
A national pro-life leader said President Joe Biden’s July 8 executive order on abortion “confirmed the White House is working to appease the abortion lobby to the detriment of women and their unborn children.”
Europe’s top body of bishops has condemned the European Parliament’s favorable vote Thursday, July 7, on a resolution calling for access to abortion to be included in the E.U. Charter of Fundamental Rights.
President Joe Biden is expected to outline formalized instructions to the Department of Justice and Health and Human Services in order to protect abortion access, just two weeks after the Supreme Court ended the constitutional right to the procedure.
In response to the upcoming ruling, which may affect the status of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed into law new measures that would elevate the state into an abortion safe haven for locals and out-of-state abortion seekers.
In this Tablet supplement, a state-by-state look at statistics, laws and how they might change; Bishop Brennan’s column; a resource guide for mothers and moms-to-be in the Diocese of Brooklyn and more.