Less than a week after the Supreme Court ruled that the Texas abortion law could stay in place, the court sent back a lawsuit against the state’s abortion law to a federal appeals court, not to the District Court judge who had tried to block the law.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision to lift restrictions on the abortion pill mifepristone — paving the way for women to obtain the pill by mail and self-perform abortions as early as 10 weeks of gestation without an in-person clinic visit — has drawn new criticism from pro-life advocates.
California and New York Catholic conference leaders are emphasizing the need for pro-life advocates to redouble their efforts to advocate for abortion alternatives and walk with pregnant women after politicians in those states announced plans to expand abortion access.
In a 218-211 vote Sept. 24, the U.S. House passed what opponents consider one of the most extreme abortion bills ever seen in the nation — the Women’s Health Protection Act.
The Biden administration could sue the state of Texas over its new abortion law as early as today, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
For the first time in almost thirty years that the U.S. Supreme Court have evidenced any interest in permitting states to limit abortion prior to viability.
The Women’s Health Protection Act, introduced in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House June 8 “would invalidate nearly all existing state limitations on abortion,” said Jennifer Popik, director of federal legislation for National Right to Life.
Supreme Knight Carl Anderson urged the pro-life movement to remain committed to four foundational principles: justice, truth, democracy and compassion.
As often seems to be the case, Jan. 22 was the coldest day of the week as hundreds of people in central Indiana participated in a solemn observance of the 48th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion.
Jill King remembers her roommate 30 years ago calling her into the bathroom of their apartment. Carla Stream was sitting on a chair, wrapped in a towel.