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by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 3, 2022 / 04:00 am Abortion — a procedure with the sole or primary intent and purpose of ending human life in the womb — is never medically necessary, according to medical experts. Three doctors spoke with CNA about the necessity of abortion, …

by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 19, 2022 / 16:23 pm Vice President Kamala Harris is drawing criticism for again claiming that Americans of any religion can support abortion in accordance with their faith. “It’s important to note that to support a woman’s ability — not her government, but …

by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 15, 2022 / 10:31 am The Catholic Church teaches that human life is sacred and must be respected and protected from the moment of conception. Following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion nationwide in 1973, Catholics — …

by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 14, 2022 / 16:30 pm The Catholic Church teaches that abortion is a grave evil and is never acceptable at any stage of pregnancy. But just 9% of U.S. Catholic voters hold that view, a new EWTN News/RealClear Opinion Research poll shows. Twice …

by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 1, 2022 / 12:58 pm New York’s attorney general office sent Google a letter Tuesday requesting that the company remove pro-life pregnancy centers from search results for abortion services. “A search through Google Maps seeking ‘abortion’ and a location will provide a local …

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jul 4, 2022 / 03:43 am Pope Francis condemned abortion in new comments about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. When asked whether a Catholic politician who supports the right to choose abortion can receive the sacrament of Communion, he warned …

On May 2, 2022, Politico, an online magazine, published a leaked draft majority opinion for the U.S. Supreme Court case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which tests Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban. Written by Associate Justice Samuel Alito, the Dobbs opinion holds that Roe v. Wade “was egregiously wrong …

by Jonah McKeown St. Louis, Mo., Jun 24, 2022 / 08:26 am The U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 issued a 6-3 ruling overturning the seminal decisions of Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, with the immediate effect of returning the question of abortion policy to the states. What other …

by Katie Yoder, Shannon Mullen Washington D.C., Jun 24, 2022 / 08:24 am The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade in a historic decision released Friday that brings a sudden and dramatic end to nearly a half-century of nationwide legalized abortion in the U.S. The opinion, in the Mississippi abortion …

What is the current U.S. law regarding abortion? Roe v. Wade (1973), Doe v. Bolton (1973), and especially Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992), prevent states from restricting abortion prior to viability (the time at which a baby can survive outside the mother’s body). This is generally considered to be at 24 weeks of …