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3 hrs ago | Townhall

Iowa Gets It Right: Abortions Really do Require a Doctor

Planned Parenthood took a big hit on Tuesday after the District Court for Polk County, Iowa upheld a ban on "webcam" abortions.


Related Topix: Polk County, IA, Opinion

6 hrs ago |

Why Is 'The Giver' Not Upsetting the Pro-Abortion Left?

The summer's biggest cinematic surprise must be the sight of legendary actress Meryl Streep in black and white as a maternalistic movie villain who proclaims "When people have the freedom to choose, they choose wrong every single time."


Related Topix: Lois Lowry, Vocal

7 hrs ago |

Pro Life Vigil: Campaigners vow to make abortion a key election issue

The Pro Life Campaign group have vowed to make abortion a key issue in the next general election - and have refused to rule out running candidates of their own in marginal constituencies.


8 hrs ago |

Jerry Brown Forces Catholic Colleges to Pay for Abortions

Thanks to a reversal by Governor Jerry Brown's administration, two Catholic universities, Santa Clara and Loyola Marymount, have now been prevented from offering insurance plans for their employees that refused coverage for "elective" abortions and only permitted abortions if the woman's life were in danger or her health could be severely damaged, ... (more)


Related Topix: US Governors, Jerry Brown, Healthcare Law, Law, Health Insurance, Health

8 hrs ago | World Magazine

Ohio closes facility operated by inventor of partial-birth abortion

Abortionist Martin Haskell ceased operations today at his Sharonville, Ohio, abortion facility after his attorneys announced they would not appeal a ruling issued by Judge Jerome J. Metz last week.


Related Topix: Ohio, Sharonville, OH

9 hrs ago | WWL-TV New Orleans

Federal lawsuit filed against new La. abortion law

An abortion rights organization has filed the first court challenge to a Louisiana law that would require doctors who perform abortions to be able to admit patients to a nearby hospital.


Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Shreveport, LA, Bossier City, LA

12 hrs ago | National Review Online

Becoming Enthusiastically Pro-Abortion

What used to be called the pro-choice movement is morphing into an agenda that is enthusiastically and unabashedly, pro-abortion.


16 hrs ago | World Magazine

Are we winning the abortion debate or just having more babies?

Americans may be growing more pro-life because pro-life families are having more babies, according to a recent paper by two Northwestern University sociologists.


Related Topix: Northwestern University, Gay/Lesbian

18 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Priests for Life Applauds End of Killing in Ohio Abortion Mill

Staten Island, NY - Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today celebrated the announcement that the Lebanon Road Surgery Center in Sharonville, Ohio will no longer perform abortions because it is unable to obtain a patient transfer agreement with a local hospital.


Related Topix: Sharonville, OH

20 hrs ago | The Detroit News

State GOP shouldtry to get it right

The answer, of course, is very little. But you wouldn't know that from the nasty and absurd battle that's going on leading up to the Republican Party's state convention this weekend.


Related Topix: Guns, Wedding, US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan

Yesterday | Slate Magazine

Advice for Ferguson From the Supreme Court

Kyle Niere, 23, was arrested on Monday night in Ferguson, Missouri, for "refusing to disperse" as he attempted to leave the QuikTrip station, where hundreds have gathered to protest the police shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen.


Related Topix: US News, Ferguson, MO

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Day of Remembrance' commemorates lives lost to abortion

The unborn memorial at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery in Mesa calls to mind the many lives lost to abortion.


Related Topix: Mesa, AZ, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Tempe, AZ

New York Magazine

Anti-Abortion Activists Are Doing Their Own Ice Bucket Challenges

The Ice Bucket Challenge has been the biggest viral-charity sensation of the year, and maybe ever - reaching its cold, wet arms all the way to George W. Bush and Anna Wintour, and raising millions of dollars for ALS research along with providing an immaculate blooper reel .


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Sports


Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, saying the group's funding of embryonic stem cell research is "in direct conflict with Catholic teaching."


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Iowa City, IA, Indie

This Is Lancashire

Dawkins 'misunderstood' over Down's

Scientist Richard Dawkins has apologised for the "feeding frenzy" which was triggered by his tweet claiming it would be "immoral" to carry on with a pregnancy if the mother knew the foetus had Down's Syndrome.


Related Topix: Twitter

Medical News

Iowa telemedicine abortion ban stands after ruling

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland had claimed the ban was meant to limit abortions for women who live in rural areas.


Related Topix: Polk County, IA, Health

Detroit News

High court hopeful's abortion stance stirs up Mich. Democrats before convention

The party's Justice and Women's caucuses have taken issue with Murphy's apparent anti-abortion position.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Michigan Government

The Age

Fred Nile makes abortion-breast cancer link

Christian Democratic Party MP Fred Nile says women should reconsider having abortions " if the price of the decision is breast cancer", repeating discredited views that have angered women and health groups.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Meet the Anti-Abortion 'Wordsmith' Defending HB 2

During the recent trial challenging parts of the Texas abortion law House Bill 2 witnesses for the state consistently denied receiving help drafting their testimony defending the legislation expected to shut down all but a handful of clinics.


US News & World Report

Don't Use Abortion or Birth Control to Shame Women About Sex

The phony battle over certain kinds of birth control that are called abortifacients is not about abortion.


Related Topix: Opinion