Watching her son Noah shuffle across the living room floor, iPad in hand and grinning ear to ear, Yamileth Johnson cannot imagine not having the nearly 6-year-old boy in her life.
Before thousands of faithful gathered at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception for the opening Mass for the National Prayer Vigil for Life, Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia, offered a reminder that much work remains to be done in advocating against abortion and to serve families in need.
As Christine Darby watches her daughter Gemma, 3, happily playing on her iPad in the living room of their Nassau County home on a recent morning, her heart is filled with a mother’s love.
A federal court has struck down an Illinois law that restricted what the state’s 100 pregnancy resource centers — but not abortion clinics — could tell patients.
The Wisconsin Catholic Conference expressed “deep sadness and incredulity” over a Wisconsin judge’s decision stating that a state law from 1849 interpreted as banning abortions does not actually do so.
One week after voters in Ohio approved a constitutional amendment ensuring access to abortion, some members of the state legislature are considering a bill that would provide tax credits for those who donate to crisis pregnancy centers in the state.
A Catholic community of religious sisters who operate a crisis pregnancy center in New York City won a lawsuit against the state’s health department on Nov. 8, with the agency agreeing not to include the community in a probe of other pro-life pregnancy centers.
The number of legal abortions provided by virtual-only clinics via abortion pill prescriptions spiked 72% in the year following the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade, according to a report by #WeCount, a research project by the Society of Family Planning, a group that supports legal abortion.
Days after a judge blocked a city permit that would have allowed the Diocese of Wichita, Kansas, to close a street for its annual Mass for Life, blocking the entrance to an abortion clinic, a diocesan spokesperson said they hope to make their case to the City Council and reschedule the event.
Former President George W. Bush in an opinion piece for The Washington Post published Sept. 13 made his case for the reauthorization of PEPFAR, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, calling that program pro-life — despite claims to the contrary from some pro-life advocates who have expressed concern some of the program’s funds could be diverted to pay for abortions.