The Idaho Supreme Court Aug. 12 upheld a state law that bans abortion except in cases of rape, incest or to save the life of the mother. The law will take effect Aug. 25.
In his first public comments since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned its nearly 50-year-old decision that legalized abortion, Justice Samuel Alito said writing the ruling was an “honor.”
Looking into the soft brown eyes of a young girl who had seemed destined not to live made me shudder for a moment. Shudder for how easily this nation has allowed so many, many beautiful girls and handsome boys to literally miss seeing the light of day.
Today’s decision by the Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson is certainly encouraging. I offer sincere appreciation to all of you who have worked tirelessly as witnesses and advocates for the unborn, as helpers of mothers and babies before and after birth, and as healers of all who have been wounded by the horrors of abortion.
At a June 30 news conference in Madrid, after the close of a NATO meeting, Biden called the court’s reversal of Roe “absolutely outrageous” and said the court has “taken away” people’s privacy rights. “We (the U.S.) have been a leader on privacy rights,” he said.
Violence against pro-life individuals and groups will stop, the U.S. Bishops’ former pro-life chairman told Currents News on on June 27, when media treat it the same way they have treated the Jan. 6, 2021 storming of the U.S. Capitol.
After the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic decision Friday overruling Roe v. Wade, the Vatican’s top official on life issues has said the decision is an opportunity to both strengthen societal support for mothers and to launch a deeper reflection on human life.
The 6-3 ruling to overturn Roe came in the court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which was a challenge to a Mississippi law banning most abortions after 15 weeks.
“A historic day,” is how the Catholic bishops of New York state, including Bishop Robert Brennan of Brooklyn, described June 24 — the date Roe v. Wade was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Decades of prayers from pro-life advocates were answered this morning as the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, and in doing so abolished the legal right to an abortion at the federal level, and returned the jurisdiction back to state lawmakers.