‘One of the deadliest abortion laws ever proposed’

Ireland should have an truthful talk about the “barbaric” truth of abortion, in front of next month’s referendum, members of the LoveBoth pro-life lobby have said. Separately, RTÉ confirmed it would hold two live TV abortion debates and Fine Gael referendum co-ordinator, Josepha Madigan, was verbally attacked by pro-life supporters as she left the Dáil yesterday. […]

‘One of the deadliest abortion laws ever proposed’

Ireland should have an truthful talk about the “barbaric” truth of abortion, in front of next month’s referendum, members of the LoveBoth pro-life lobby have said. Separately, RTÉ confirmed it would hold two live TV abortion debates and Fine Gael referendum co-ordinator, Josepha Madigan, was verbally attacked by pro-life supporters as she left the Dáil yesterday. […]

Supreme Court set to weigh abortion access, free speech

Gilroy, Calif. • The 41 words at the center of the latest Supreme Court showdown on abortion are not readily visible at Christine Vatuone’s Informed Choices pregnancy center — not reproduced as a sign on 8 1/2-by-11-inch paper in at least 22-point type, as California law requires, or distributed to clients in printed or digital […]

New light of the anti-abortion movement — an accomplished woman with Down syndrome

Karen Gaffney has swum the English Channel, provided a TEDx talk and received an honorary doctorate. As a public speaker, she disarms audiences with her warmth and humor. For all these reasons, and because she has Down syndrome and opposes abortion, Gaffney, 40, further serves as a prized speaker for the anti-abortion movement. “I want […]

Here’s what you require to fathom about Utah’s proposed Down syndrome abortion ban

Legal experts — including a Brigham Young University professor — have labeled the Down syndrome abortion bill ahead of the Utah Legislature as all but certainly unconstitutional. Physicians point out it needs to be clarified and even then would limit their ability to have open conversations with their patients. And data suggest few Utah women seek […]

Bill to ban Down syndrome abortions passes Utah Senate committee

A Utah Senate committee on Monday approved act that would ban abortions sought because of a Down syndrome diagnosis, despite ongoing concerns a court would find it unconstitutional and other questions raised about its vague language. The Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Justice Committee voted 3-2 in favor of HB205, that now heads to […]

‘If we pass this bill, we are buying ourselves a lawsuit’: A proposed abortion bill might be unconstitutional, but that’s not stopping Utah lawmakers

A contentious Down syndrome abortion bill moved forward in the Utah Legislature on Thursday, even after authority attorneys reported a “high probability” that a court would find it unconstitutional. House Bill 205 would bar a expert from performing an abortion if the pregnant woman seeks the procedure after the fetus is diagnosed with Down syndrome. […]

Donald Trump Cements U-Turn On Abortion View By Comparing US Laws To North Korea

Donald Trump has explained US abortion laws as “among the best permissive in the world” and compared them to those in countries such as China and North Korea. In a talk to anti-abortion activists at the annual March for Life, the President pledged his administration would consistently defend “the right to life” in demand to […]

John Gehring: ‘Pro-life’ should encompass more than opposition to abortion

If being “pro-life” only means opposing abortion, we require a ahead conversation about the myriad ways human life is threatened today. On Friday (Jan. 19) the March for Life will bring together thousands of anti-abortion activists and conservative political leaders in Washington, as it does every year in the week ahead of the anniversary of the […]