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Activists Rally To Bury The Bodies From Gosnell Abortion Trial

Posted 06.07.2013 | Religion

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey Religion News Service (RNS) Now that the trial for abortion provider Kermit Gosnell has ended with a conviction, many are...

Anti-Abortion Leader Compares Rape And Incest To Accidents

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

The head of a pro-life group in Michigan made a controversial comparison on Wednesday, arguing that women in the state should be forced to pay extra f...

The Sisters of Life Aim to Give Pregnant Women a Choice

Amelia Martyn Hemphill | Posted 07.22.2013 | New York
Amelia Martyn Hemphill

The latest department of health figures show that 40 percent of all New York pregnancies end in termination. Among African American women, the abortion rate stands at 60 percent. These are statistics that a group of young nuns named the Sisters of Life, are working to change.

Weld County Renews Decision To Ban Plan B At Health Clinics

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 05.09.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. Colorado’s Weld County Board on Monday renewed a 2010 policy that prevented county health clinics f...

So Long, Pro-choice... I'm Pro-faith

Janis Powers | Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics
Janis Powers

In other words, fertilized eggs inside a woman's body are treated differently that those created in a petri dish. If life begins at conception, the where's the uproar over the dispensation of scientifically fertilized eggs?

State Lawmakers Advance Crimes Against Pregnant Women Act

Posted 05.03.2013 | Denver

A bill that would allow prosecutors to punish criminals who harm an unborn child during a crime received final approval by state lawmakers on Friday a...

The Missionary Movement To ‘Save' Black Babies | Posted 05.02.2013 | Black Voices

Last December, Care Net—the nation’s largest network of evangelical Christian crisis pregnancy centers—featured a birth announcement of sorts on...

State's Only Abortion Clinic Gets Big Reprieve

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. -- A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked Mississippi from revoking the license of the state's only abortion clinic. U.S. Distr...

Ending the Abortion War: America Needs to Spur Space Race Development of Artificial Womb

Steven Kurlander | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

What if you could allow an American woman the continued right to make that decision, and at the same time preserve the life of the fetus? The abortion debate would be over.

Gov Appoints Anti-Abortion Activist

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) is going to great lengths to ensure his state has a pro-life voice. Bryant nominated Terri Herring, a steadfast p...

John Celock

Lawmakers Advance More Abortion Restrictions | John Celock | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Kansas House of Representatives voted to advance legislation adding new restrictions to abortions in the state Tuesday. T...

Lawmakers Kill Abortion Restriction Proposal

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

The New Hampshire House of Representatives voted down legislation calling for a 24-hour waiting period for abortions, less than a year after passing s...

John Celock

GOP Lawmakers Advance Sweeping Anti-Abortion Bill | John Celock | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

A Kansas legislative committee advanced a sweeping anti-abortion bill Thursday after removing a provision that would have banned abortion clinic worke...

WATCH: Outrage Over 'Abortion Battles' Game At College

Posted 02.28.2013 | New York

A video showing several students at Hunter College playing a game of "abortion battles" has surfaced, provoking the anger of some in the pro-life comm...

Amanda McCorquodale

Florida Rep.'s Bill Brings Back Absurd Abortion Claim | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 02.19.2013 | Miami

A Florida representative filed an anti-abortion bill Monday that he claims protects the rights of women -- those in the womb -- despite a lack of evid...

Chelsea Kiene

Pro-Life Activists Seek Justice After Woman's Abortion-Related Death | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 02.12.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Maryland pro-life activists are demanding legal and political action following the death of a 29-year-old woman who passed away Thursday...

GOP Rep. Supports Abortion Pill In Cases Of Rape, Incest

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 02.07.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. Rep. Amy Stephens — a Colorado Springs Republican who once worked for evangelical powerhouse organi...

Tackling Abortion in YA Literature

A.J. Walkley | Posted 04.08.2013 | Books
A.J. Walkley

As a writer, I've always turned to the written word to piece together the ways of the world, and to better understand myself and others. I knew that in this matter, it would be no different -- I would write a book that got to the heart of a decision that polarizes so many of us.

Aborted Baby Flag Removal Sparks Debate at DePaul University

Nico Lang | Posted 04.08.2013 | Chicago
Nico Lang

Tuesday, January 22 marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark court decision on abortion and women's sexual health, but at DePaul University, that day will be remembered very differently.

The Pro Life Movement at a Crossroads

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

In the winter of 2013, it is fair to say that the pro-life movement faces a crossroads the likes of which it has not seen since 1976. It will do well, therefore, to recall some of the events of that earlier political season.

Anti-Abortion Ideology Trumped Science In Weld County

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 02.05.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. When Weld County commissioners decided to stop providing emergency contraception to county patients, ...

John Celock

'Ultraconservative Utopia' Prepares For Abortion Comeback | John Celock | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

With the introduction of strict new anti-abortion bills nearing in Topeka, Kan., pro-abortion rights college students descended on the state capitol M...

Children Conceived Through Rape Open New Front In Abortion Culture Wars

Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks | Posted 02.04.2013 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) Standing before the throngs at the March for Life on Jan. 25, Ryan Bomberger admitted that he was the poster child for one of the mos...

Vocal Pro-Life Celebrities

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.01.2013 | Celebrity

Celebrities are notorious for their liberal-minded politics. Many are outspoken supporters of LGBT causes, and the list of famous Barack Obama support...

"Moderate" Politicians, "Defense" Spending and Other Orwellian Nonsense

Norman Solomon | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

"Pro-life" values? Not a label that abortion-rights advocates should use for opponents of a woman's right to choose an abortion. One of the main reasons those opponents keep calling themselves "pro-life" is they want to imply that supporters of abortion rights are anti-life. Why help?