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  • California scraps abortion pill reversal class for nurses

    September 22 2017 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    California scraps abortion pill reversal class for nurses

    Nurses don’t need to learn about a procedure used to counteract the effects of an abortion-inducing drug, according to the California Board of Registered Nursing. Just over a month after approving an “abortion pill reversal” class, the board issued a demand letter claiming the class isn’t “relevant to the practice of nursing.”

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  • GOP urged to keep promise to defund Planned Parenthood

    September 8 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    GOP urged to keep promise to defund Planned Parenthood

    Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore has joined other pro-life leaders in telling congressional Republicans it is “well past time to deliver” on their promise to defund Planned Parenthood. The letter urges them to adopt legislation that would remove most of the federal funding received by Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its affiliates.

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  • Abortion clinics’ post-Harvey offer called ‘heinous’

    September 7 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Abortion clinics’ post-Harvey offer called ‘heinous’

    A chain of Texas-based abortion clinics has announced it will provide “no-cost abortions” during the month of September “for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.” Whole Woman’s Health – which operates Texas clinics in Austin, Fort Worth, McAllen and San Antonio – announced its free-abortion campaign, “The need for abortion care does not stop for natural disasters.”

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  • Judge rejects churches on abortion coverage

    September 7 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Judge rejects churches on abortion coverage

    Three evangelical Christian churches have suffered a setback in their challenge of a California requirement that they must cover abortions through their health insurance plans. Federal judge Kimberly Mueller dismissed a suit by the southern California congregations, ruling that the churches had failed to state an adequate claim.

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  • Iceland Down syndrome abortions called ‘a tragedy’

    August 18 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Iceland Down syndrome abortions called ‘a tragedy’

    Southern Baptists involved with special needs ministry are lamenting a report that virtually 100 percent of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome in Iceland are aborted. Individuals with special needs, the ministry leaders say, are made in God’s image and bring unique giftedness to churches and society.

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  • School district learns a free speech lesson

    August 11 2017 by Bonnie Pritchett, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    School district learns a free speech lesson

    What began as a demonstration against abortion in front of a Pennsylvania high school became a lesson in constitutionally protected free speech. A Holocaust symposium offered an opportune venue for siblings Lauren and Conner Haines to share their views on another holocaust – the millions of lives lost to abortion. ...

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  • David Daleiden takes pro-life case to Supreme Court

    August 10 2017 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    David Daleiden takes pro-life case to Supreme Court

    Lawyers for David Daleiden appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court last week over the ongoing litigation suppressing his undercover videos. During the 2014 and 2015 National Abortion Federation annual conventions, the 28-year-old pro-life activist filmed undercover videos of Planned Parenthood workers allegedly discussing the illegal fetal tissue trade and late-term abortion procedures.

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  • Firestorm hits Dem’s view of no abortion litmus test

    August 4 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Firestorm hits Dem’s view of no abortion litmus test

    Skepticism from pro-life advocates and condemnation from pro-choicers greeted a key Democrat’s announcement that abortion will not be a litmus test for congressional candidates. Both sides of the divisive issue reacted after the head of the Democrats’ campaign apparatus in the House of Representatives said the party will provide financial support for candidates who oppose abortion rights.

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  • Fresh evidence of fetal tissue research

    July 28 2017 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Fresh evidence of fetal tissue research

    Lawyers with the Thomas More Society plan to take the University of Minnesota to court again after discovering new evidence its researchers are still illegally experimenting with aborted fetal remains. The legal group will file a motion for relief against a judge’s April decision dismissing a previous lawsuit against the university.

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  • Hawaii pro-life centers sue over abortion notice

    July 27 2017 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Hawaii pro-life centers sue over abortion notice

    Pro-life pregnancy resource centers in Hawaii have filed suit against a new law requiring them to point women toward abortion access. The law, signed by Gov. David Ige on July 11, requires pregnancy resource centers to post signs telling women about the state’s “family planning services.”

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  • Oregon to make abortion coverage free for all

    July 18 2017 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Oregon to make abortion coverage free for all

    Oregon health insurers and taxpayers will soon be paying for abortion, contraceptives and sterilization under a new law Gov. Kate Brown has vowed to sign. The newly-passed Reproductive Health Equity Act forbids health insurance plans from imposing “a deductible, coinsurance, copayment or any other cost-sharing requirement” for abortion.

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  • Twitter censors pro-life ads

    July 14 2017 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Twitter censors pro-life ads

    If you want to advertise on Twitter, be sure not to criticize Planned Parenthood. At least that’s how pro-life activist Lila Rose understood a recent interaction with the social media company. Her organization lost its ability to pay to promote tweets after Twitter flagged numerous tweets as infractions of the social media’s advertising policy.

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  • Pew finds abortion chasm persists in religion, politics

    July 11 2017 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Pew finds abortion chasm persists in religion, politics

    Americans remain divided along religious and political lines on whether abortion should be illegal in the U.S., the Pew Research Center said in its latest research released July 7. White evangelical Protestants showed higher opposition to abortion than black and mainline Protestants. The religiously unaffiliated registered the lowest opposition to abortion.

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  • Louisiana sued for its pro-life laws

    July 7 2017 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Louisiana sued for its pro-life laws

    The Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit in Baton Rouge last week targeting Louisiana’s abortion facility licensing law and other health and safety regulations. The group sued on behalf of abortionists who say the Louisiana laws run counter to last year’s Supreme Court decision Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.

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  • Center for Medical Progress appeals removal of videos

    June 8 2017 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 1 comments
    Center for Medical Progress appeals removal of videos

    Last week, lawyers for The Center for Medical Progress released more footage of abortionists discussing late-term abortions at National Abortion Federation conventions. The video, along with other footage under temporary injunction, disappeared from YouTube after U.S. District Judge William Orrick ordered it taken down.

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