San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone responded to comments made by former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on March 23 in which the Catholic Democrat, who represents San Francisco in Congress, defended her public position on abortion.
Pro-Life Groups Seek Commitments On Federal Abortion Limits From 2024 GOP Contenders
Pro-life groups indicated they plan to seek commitments from 2024 Republican presidential contenders on their positions on abortion in what will be the first presidential election cycle since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned its Roe v. Wade decision.
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.”
California Pulls $54M Contract from Walgreens Over Abortion Pill Ban
California Governor Gavin Newsom said on March 8 that the state will revoke its $54 million contract with Walgreens after the pharmacy giant stated it would not sell an abortion pill by mail in states that have outlawed its use.
Local Pro-Life Catholics March on Despite ‘More Challenging’ Situation at Home
Deacon John Cantirino and Denise Collins both remember the decades before the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on June 24, 2022, when it seemed like the landmark 1973 decision was here to stay.
More Americans Identify as Pro-Abortion, But Most Support Some Legal Curbs
Although most Americans describe themselves as pro-choice, a majority also would support some legal limits on abortion, while keeping the procedure largely available, according to a new Marist Poll sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.
New Abortion Pill Rules Challenge Catholics to Reimagine Effective Pro-Life Outreach
Just six months after the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision that abortion is not a constitutional right, America’s pro-life advocates and health care providers are preparing for another consequential shift following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s finalization of a rule change that expands availability of the abortion pill mifepristone.
Washington Archdiocese’s Pro-Life Mass in January to Have More Local Focus
With the pro-life landscape shifting to the states after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June, events in the Washington Archdiocese connected to the annual March for Life in the nation’s capital will have a different focus this January.