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CNA Staff, Nov 3, 2020 / 08:47 pm MT (CNA).- Louisiana voters on Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment to prevent Louisiana’s courts from finding a “right to abortion,” or to public abortion funding, in the state’s constitution. Amendment 1 passed 64%-36%, with 96% of precincts reporting, according to the Associated

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 17, 2020 / 03:30 pm MT (CNA).- As the Democratic National Convention kicked off on Monday, pro-life Democrats urged their party to adopt a “whole-life” approach that supports people of all ages and races. Democrats cannot commit to fighting racism while promoting abortion

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Aug 14, 2020 / 04:14 pm MT (CNA).- Governor Pete Ricketts of Nebraska is set to sign a ban on dilation and evacuation abortions into law at a ceremony on Saturday, after the bill passed the state legislature on Thursday. The Nebraska Catholic Conference, one

CNA Staff, Aug 13, 2020 / 12:52 pm MT (CNA).- The Nebraska legislature on Thursday passed a ban on dilation and evacuation (D&E) abortions in the state, a move hailed by the Nebraska Catholic Conference. “Life has won today in Nebraska. By ending dismemberment abortion, our state has demonstrated and

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