- Apr 16, 2021
A new Iowa law prohibiting abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected has been placed on hold while lawyers on opposing sides of a lawsuit prepare their cases.
Louisiana pro-life leaders praised state lawmakers and Gov. John Bel Edwards for passing a bill banning abortions after 15 weeks during the recently completed regular session of the Legislature.
The Supreme Court’s decision May 29 not to hear a case against an Arkansas abortion law, thus letting the state’s restrictions on abortion-inducing drugs stand, will have broad impact, say those on both sides of the issue.
An Irish bishop said he hopes Pope Francis’s August visit can help bring healing after a divisive referendum that will pave the way for abortion on demand up to 12 weeks’ gestation.
Heeding a call from Toronto Cardinal Thomas Collins to “speak more loudly by silence,” Canada’s largest pro-life march reversed course May 10 after it was blocked for at least 20 minutes by a counterprotest.
The Kentucky State Senate passed a bill Thursday that would ban dilation and evacuation abortions after the 11th week of pregnancy, with the exception of a medical emergency.
A federal judge has blocked a law from taking effect next week which bans abortions after a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
Amid efforts to legalize abortion on the Isle of Man, critics of a new abortion bill have spoken out in defense of human life, saying the proposal would introduce a number of dangers.