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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 …

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 …