- Sep 20, 2020
A court order allowing a 10-year-old to get an abortion in Brazil was “a heinous crime,” according to the president of the country’s bishops’ conference.
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts praised the Aug. 13 passage of a bill by the state Legislature to ban a second-trimester abortion procedure that removes the fetus in pieces and he is expected to sign it.
The Italian health ministry’s liberalization of recommendations for using RU-486 to induce an abortion is a further sign that the government is moving away from its promise to help women and families facing an unplanned pregnancy, the Pontifical Academy for Life said.
Women in Italy can now use the abortion pill on an outpatient basis rather than be hospitalized to terminate a pregnancy.
Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled against a proposal that could have paved the way for the decriminalization of abortion across the country.
The Argentine bishops’ conference and pro-life groups have expressed dismay with the pending approval of a new protocol on accessing abortion.