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  • Tennessee passes viability test for abortions after 20 weeks

    May 25 2017 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Tennessee passes viability test for abortions after 20 weeks

    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill May 12 that requires abortionists to evaluate unborn babies for their ability to live outside the womb after 20 weeks’ gestation. The new law bans abortions on unborn babies shown to be viable and requires medical opinions from two abortionists.

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  • Abortion control bills vetoed by Minnesota governor

    May 12 2017 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Abortion control bills vetoed by Minnesota governor

    Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed May 10 a pair of bills that would have limited the use of state funds for abortions and imposed licensing standards on abortion clinics, drawing recriminations from pro-life advocates. The funding bill, House File (H.F.) 809, was contrary to the 1995 Doe v. Gomez Minnesota Supreme Court ruling …

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  • Tennessee legislature OKs post-viable abortion ban

    May 5 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Tennessee legislature OKs post-viable abortion ban

    The Tennessee legislature has overwhelmingly approved a ban on post-viability abortions, drawing praise from the head of the Southern Baptist Convention’s ethics entity. The House of Representatives voted 69-18 in favor of the Tennessee Infants Protection Act May 3, two days after the Senate passed the legislation in a 27-3 vote.

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  • Dwindling: pro-life Dems & pro-choice party’s fate

    May 5 2017 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Dwindling: pro-life Dems & pro-choice party’s fate

    Pushback from pro-life Democrats and others continues some two weeks after Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairman Tom Perez said “every Democrat” should support abortion as one of the party’s “fundamental values.” Perez urged Democrats to “make sure our Democratic candidates and elected leaders are living up to these fundamental values.”

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  • Pro-life ministry: ‘Seeing the unseen’

    May 1 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Pro-life ministry: ‘Seeing the unseen’

    Pro-life advocates say ultrasound technology leads many abortion-minded parents to rethink the life of their unborn child. Seeing the unseen makes a difference. Kelly Jones McDaniel knows that to be true. But the Raleigh-area mother of two wants people to see that Human Coalition’s Women’s Care Clinics do more than shine light on the lives of unborn babies.

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  • Trump signs bill enabling states to defund PPFA

    April 17 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Trump signs bill enabling states to defund PPFA

    President Trump signed legislation April 13 that once again enables states to withhold federal family planning funds from Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers. Trump’s action overturned a rule issued by the Department of Health and Human Services in December, only five weeks before President Obama left office.

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  • Federal court overturns Indiana ultrasound law

    April 11 2017 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Federal court overturns Indiana ultrasound law

    A federal judge on April 3 blocked an Indiana law that required women seeking an abortion to get an ultrasound at least 18 hours before the procedure. Several states have laws requiring ultrasounds to give women the chance to see their babies before they abort them.

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  • Trump administration denies funds to UNFPA

    April 10 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Trump administration denies funds to UNFPA

    The Trump administration’s reactivation of another international pro-life policy – this time by withholding funds for a controversial United Nations family planning agency linked to the support of China’s coercive, population-control program – has drawn praise from pro-life advocates.

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  • Utah adopts informed consent law for medication abortions

    April 5 2017 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Utah adopts informed consent law for medication abortions

    Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed legislation that pro-life leaders hope will help promote medically induced abortion reversals. The new law requires abortionists to inform women of “the options and consequences” of stopping a medication-induced abortion and will change state-printed information to tell women that mifepristone doesn’t always work.

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  • PPFA fights defunding; CMP fights felony charges

    March 31 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    PPFA fights defunding; CMP fights felony charges

    Planned Parenthood again finds itself in a battle to protect its government funding and tarnished reputation, while secret investigators who uncovered the abortion giant’s latest scandal fight felony charges. The U.S. Senate voted March 30 to approve a measure that would free states to bar funds for Planned Parenthood.

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  • Twenty-two states join fight for Alabama’s abortion ban

    March 29 2017 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Twenty-two states join fight for Alabama’s abortion ban

    Conservative states and pro-life groups are flocking to support Alabama’s effort to reinstate its ban on late-term dismemberment abortions, a law blocked by a federal judge last summer. Alabama outlawed the procedure in May, joining four other states attempting to ban “dilation and evacuation,” the most common abortion method used in advanced stages of fetal development.

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  • Court hears ACLU challenge to Kentucky ultrasound law

    March 27 2017 by Tom Latek, Kentucky Today | with 0 comments
    Court hears ACLU challenge to Kentucky ultrasound law

    A federal judge didn’t immediately rule after hearing arguments seeking a temporary restraining order against Kentucky’s new law requiring women seeking abortions to have a chance to see ultrasound images and hear a description of the images. After the day-long hearing, David Hale gave attorneys additional time to file supplemental briefs before rendering his decision.

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  • Wyoming gets first pro-life legislation since 1989

    March 23 2017 by Samantha Gobba, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Wyoming gets first pro-life legislation since 1989

    Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead signed two pro-life bills into law, the first abortion regulation approved in the deeply red state in nearly three decades. Although Republicans have controlled the state legislature and held the governor’s mansion in recent years, the last pro-life law signed by a Wyoming governor involved parental notification. It was enacted in 1989.

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  • Abortion ‘vital’ to Planned Parenthood mission

    March 10 2017 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Abortion ‘vital’ to Planned Parenthood mission

    Planned Parenthood’s rejection of a White House offer to maintain federal funding if it drops its abortion business demonstrates how important the lethal procedure is to the organization. The informal proposal and the refusal came as Congress and President Trump consider legislation to cut funds for the country’s scandal-plagued, leading abortion provider.

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  • Montana Senate passes novel late-term abortion rules

    February 28 2017 by Bob Brown, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Montana Senate passes novel late-term abortion rules

    The Montana state Senate has passed a bill requiring abortionists to try to save babies born at 24 weeks of gestation and older. Even if the Republican-controlled House passes Senate Bill 282, the bill still faces an uncertain future.

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