pro life legislation
Washington D.C., Jan 26, 2021 / 05:45 pm MT (CNA).- Several state legislatures are considering measures in support of and against abortion. The South Carolina senate this week is considering a bill that would ban elective abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which occurs around six weeks into
Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 25, 2021 / 11:45 am MT (CNA).- A Kentucky bill requiring appropriate medical care for babies surviving attempted abortions became law on Friday. Gov. Andy Bashear (D) neither signed nor vetoed the “Born-Alive” bill that passed the state legislature. The bill, SB9, requires that infants who
by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 13, 2021 / 07:01 pm MT (CNA).- The governor of Ohio has signed a bill which requires physicians to be present during the administration of the first drug of an abortion pill regimen, banning the practice of “telemedicine abortion” procedures in the state.
by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 4, 2021 / 04:54 pm MT (CNA).- Tuesday elections to fill two U.S. Senate seats in Georgia will decide partisan control of the chamber—and pro-life advocates are galvanized to act. “Pro-life victory in these two Senate seats is crucial to give the pro-life
Boston, Mass., Dec 27, 2020 / 11:00 am MT (CNA).- Charlie Baker, the pro-choice Republican governor of Massachusetts, vetoed a bill that would legalize abortions up to birth and lower to 16 the age for girls to get abortions without a parent’s knowledge or consent. The state House and Senate
CNA Staff, Dec 4, 2020 / 11:30 am MT (CNA).- A pro-life research group has clarified which of the leading COVID vaccine candidates in the United States have not used abortion-derived cell lines in production or testing. The Charlotte Lozier Institute (CLI), the research arm of the pro-life Susan B.
by Kate Scanlon Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Dec 3, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- The growing number of pro-life women in Congress demonstrates the growing consensus that opposition to abortion is part of a holistic platform to support women, Representative-elect Michelle Fischbach (R-Minn.) told Catholic News Agency in an interview
CNA Staff, Nov 24, 2020 / 10:05 am MT (CNA).- A federal appeals court on Monday upheld the authority of states to not fund abortion providers through Medicaid. A majority opinion of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, issued Nov. 23, ruled that abortion providers and their customers could not
by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 21, 2020 / 04:37 pm MT (CNA).- With nearly all U.S. House and Senate races decided, Congress will be sharply divided the next two years—possibly undermining the viability of extreme pro-abortion policies. A Senate majority will hinge upon two Jan. 5 runoff elections
CNA Staff, Nov 6, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- House Republicans scored an upset victory this week in Florida’s Miami-Dade County, as a pro-life, Latino candidate unseated the Democratic incumbent and former HHS secretary who served in Bill Clinton’s administration. Maria Salazar, a Cuban-American journalist endorsed by the pro-life