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  • No charges in New Mexico fetal tissue case

    January 16 2018 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    No charges in New Mexico fetal tissue case

    New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas announced last week he will not prosecute the University of New Mexico and the Southwestern Women’s Options abortion center for their alleged fetal tissue trade, but the university has launched its own internal investigation into the transactions.

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  • Planned Parenthood reports more money, fewer services

    January 16 2018 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Planned Parenthood reports more money, fewer services

    Abortion giant Planned Parenthood raised more money in 2016 but provided fewer services, including abortions, according to the annual report it released last week. The report struck a tone of defiance against recent pro-life efforts but offered no explanation for the drop in assistance for women not seeking abortions.

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  • Tennessee abortion measure upheld in appeals court

    January 11 2018 by Baptist and Reflector staff | with 1 comments
    Tennessee abortion measure upheld in appeals court

    A federal appeals court ruled Jan. 9 to uphold the results of a 2014 statewide vote in Tennessee that provided for stricter abortion regulations in the state. The vote will enable state legislators to enact restrictions on abortions that are already in place in neighboring states.

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  • Pro-life centers continue to meet challenges despite opposition

    January 8 2018 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Pro-life centers continue to meet challenges despite opposition

    Pregnancy resource centers continue to carry on the vital, pro-life work of serving vulnerable women and unborn children in the face of ongoing, adversarial campaigns by abortion rights advocates and the growing effort to regulate their work by state and local governments.

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  • California again approves abortion pill reversal class

    January 5 2018 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    California again approves abortion pill reversal class

    The California Board of Registered Nursing has given a green light – for the third time – to a class teaching nurses how to reverse drug-induced abortions. The board’s decision, coming just months after it decided to cut the class, surprised leaders of Heartbeat International, the Ohio-based nonprofit organization that offers the continuing education credit.

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  • Ireland wants to send back Soros’ pro-abortion money

    December 29 2017 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 1 comments
    Ireland wants to send back Soros’ pro-abortion money

    American billionaire George Soros’ money has helped abortion advocacy groups in Ireland, but the nation’s government has demanded the groups return his donations. The Irish Standards in Public Office Commission demanded that Amnesty International return the 137,000 euro ($160,964) donation for its campaign to repeal the country’s abortion ban.

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  • 10 most significant cultural issues in 2017

    December 28 2017 by Biblical Recorder staff | with 0 comments
    10 most significant cultural issues in 2017

    Biblical Recorder staff collected the top ten cultural issues from 2017, including Neil Gorsuch’s appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court, Baptist groups aiding immigrants and refugees, and a study showing an alarming increase in the number of “deaths of despair” among white, middle-aged, blue-collar Americans.

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  • Ohio passes Down syndrome abortion ban

    December 27 2017 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Ohio passes Down syndrome abortion ban

    Pro-life advocates are applauding an Ohio bill to ban abortions of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome. Gov. John Kasich signed the legislation into law Dec. 22. “Gov. Kasich has signed every single piece of legislation Ohio Right to Life has put on his desk,” said Mike Gonidakis, president of Ohio Right to Life.

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  • Ohio passes Down syndrome abortion ban

    December 20 2017 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Ohio passes Down syndrome abortion ban

    Pro-life advocates are applauding the Ohio legislature’s passage of a bill to ban abortions of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome. They expect a signature from Gov. John Kasich within the next week or so. Last month, the state House passed the bill 64-31, and the Senate passed it 20-12 last week.

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  • New HHS abortion/contraception mandate rules blocked

    December 19 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    New HHS abortion/contraception mandate rules blocked

    A crucial win for objectors to the Obama-era abortion/contraception mandate is now on hold. In a Dec. 15 ruling, a federal court in Philadelphia blocked enforcement of the Trump administration’s new rules that exempt from the controversial requirement those employers that object based on their religious beliefs or moral convictions.

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  • Pro-lifers applaud DOJ’s probe into Planned Parenthood

    December 14 2017 by Evan Wilt, WORLD News Staff | with 0 comments
    Pro-lifers applaud DOJ’s probe into Planned Parenthood

    Pro-life advocates hope a new U.S. Department of Justice investigation into Planned Parenthood marks a turning point for the nation’s largest abortion provider. The Justice Department requested unredacted documents from the Senate Judiciary Committee, indicating it has launched a formal investigation into Planned Parenthood.

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  • Fighting taxpayer-funded abortion in Illinois

    December 6 2017 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 1 comments
    Fighting taxpayer-funded abortion in Illinois

    Opponents of an Illinois law that would allow state funding of abortion on demand for state employees and Medicaid recipients have filed suit. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the law, known as HB 40, earlier this year, and the Thomas More Society filed suit last week.

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  • Still in court: Baptist entities & the HHS mandate

    November 29 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Still in court: Baptist entities & the HHS mandate

    Southern Baptist institutions and other objectors to the six-year-old abortion/contraception mandate are still working to protect their freedom of conscience on a number of fronts after the Trump administration provided aid through a new rule. The challengers to the controversial requirement are negotiating with the federal government, pushing for permanent relief in court.

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  • Federal judge blocks Texas dismemberment abortion ban

    November 29 2017 by Evan Wilt, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Federal judge blocks Texas dismemberment abortion ban

    A federal judge on Nov. 22 blocked a Texas law protecting unborn babies from dismemberment abortions. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel placed a permanent injunction on Senate Bill 8, calling the legislation unconstitutional. Texas lawmakers passed the bill earlier this year to ban the procedure typically used in the second trimester.

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  • Union settles lawsuit over HHS abortion mandate

    November 28 2017 by Tim Ellsworth, Union University | with 0 comments
    Union settles lawsuit over HHS abortion mandate

    Union University has settled its lawsuit against the U.S. government concerning the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ mandate that Union provide abortion-causing drugs as part of its employee health plans.

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