- Mar 2, 2021
The Democratic state senator who wrote the Louisiana abortion law struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court June 29 said the ruling almost took her breath away.
In a party that’s shifted leftward on abortion rights, Democratic presidential hopefuls are offering different approaches to a central challenge: How to talk to voters without a clear home in the polarizing debate over the government’s role in the decision to end a pregnancy.
Pro-life Democrats ponder their participation in 2020 primaries.
A prominent associate professor of theological and social ethics at Jesuit-run Fordham University and, until recently, a longtime board member of Democrats For Life, said Feb. 6 the Democratic Party’s support for abortion at any stage has driven him away from the party.
Catholic Democrats have often wrestled to reconcile their church’s teachings with their party’s politics. That tension has been especially acute when it comes to abortion.
A federal judge July 3 granted a preliminary injunction blocking an Ohio ban on abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.