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CNA Staff, Jul 2, 2020 / 01:10 pm MT (CNA).- Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed the Life Equality Act into law on Wednesday, July 1, banning abortion based on sex, race, or genetic abnormality. The law went into effect upon passage. Pro-life advocates called the signing of the law a

NA Staff, Jul 1, 2020 / 01:37 pm MT (CNA).- After Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a new law requiring parental consent for a minor’s abortion, the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops praised the effort for reducing the “grave harm” of abortion. “This common-sense measure simply holds abortion to the same

CNA Staff, Jun 29, 2020 / 01:01 pm MT (CNA).- Monday’s Supreme Court decision overturning a Louisiana law holding abortion clinics to the same standards as other surgical centers ‘continues a cruel precedent’, the chair of the US bishops’ pro-life committee reflected. In its June 29 5-4 decision in June

by Matt Hadro Aboard the papal plane, Jun 29, 2020 / 09:07 am MT (CNA).- The Supreme Court delivered two decisions Monday on cases concerning life issues. Among a total of three decisions issued by the court June 29, justices overturned a Louisiana state law seeking to hold abortion clinics

by Kate Scanlon Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 27, 2020 / 06:01 am MT (CNA).- Tennessee’s new pro-life legislation is “designed to stand up to court challenges,” State Rep. Susan Lynn (R), a sponsor of the bill, said Thursday. Speaking during an interview on EWTN Pro-Life Weekly Friday, Lynn said that

by JD Flynn Denver Newsroom, May 19, 2020 / 07:10 pm MT (CNA).- A forthcoming documentary is expected to show that Norma McCorvey, the woman at the center of the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision, was paid by pro-life groups to say things she did not believe in opposition

CNA Staff, May 19, 2020 / 01:00 pm MT (CNA).- Two newly-elected members of Congress signed a petition on Tuesday to bring a key pro-life bill to the House floor for consideration. Reps. Mike Garcia (R-Calif.) and Tom Tiffany (R-Wisc.) were both sworn in to the House on Tuesday morning,

CNA Staff, May 15, 2020 / 01:30 pm MT (CNA).- As the House on Friday prepares to vote on another coronavirus relief package, pro-lifers warn that it could be used to fund abortions. The $3 trillion Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act (H.R. 6800) is scheduled for

by Jonah McKeown Denver, Colo., May 15, 2020 / 11:01 am MT (CNA).- A coalition of volunteers in Colorado hopes to gather enough signatures in the next two weeks on a petition to put a late-term abortion ban on the November ballot – an effort complicated by restrictions related to

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CNA Staff, May 5, 2020 / 01:00 pm MT (CNA).- A group of pro-life leaders on Tuesday asked the Trump administration to crack down on illegal internet sales of abortion-causing drugs. More than a year after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned certain online providers of abortion-inducing drugs that