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Sex-Selection, Forced Abortion Are Happening Here in the United States



Many women today living in immigrant communities in the United States face discrimination, mistreatment, or resentment from family members if they fail to bear a son. Disproportionately girls are being targeted for abortion in some parts of these communities. The choice to abort is a coerced one, more often than not one pushed by husbands or female in-laws. The pressure is so strong that some women are being are forced to abort their daughters against …

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Supreme Court to Rule on the Biggest Abortion Case of the Decade



In what could be the abortion legal battle of the decade, the U.S. Supreme Court decided last Friday to weigh-in on the Texas abortion regulation law. The case will have far-reaching and long-lasting consequences for women’s health. It will determine whether the unregulated and unaccountable abortion industry will be able to continue business as usual, ignoring the health of women in pursuit of profits. The Supreme Court’s decision on the case could have a domino …

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Prohibiting Sex-Selective Abortion in America



Current Efforts to Prohibit Sex-Selective Abortion in America The following eight states have passed laws prohibiting sex-selective abortions: Arizona, Illinois, Kansas, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, and South Dakota. Numerous other states have put forward legislation to prohibit abortions based on the sex of the fetus. Federal Legislation In January of 2015, the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2015 (PRENDA) was introduced and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. PRENDA prohibits sex-selective abortions, as well as …

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Will the New U.S. Congress Protect Life Once Harry Reid’s “Roach Motel” Goes Out of Business?



For the last four years, the U.S. Senate has been the place where pro-life legislation went to die. Of more than a dozen pieces of pro-life legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives during the last two Congresses, not a single one was taken up by the Senate. Violating the Senate’s century-long tradition of deliberation and debate, outgoing Majority Leader Harry Reid (D), simply refused to bring them to the floor for a vote. …

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Doug Kmiec’s Departure from the Pro-Life Movement



19 November 2008 — Vol. 10/ No. 49 The more incredible the claim, the greater the number of column inches the liberal media devotes to making it. That’s why The Washington Post, on November 18th, gave over such a large swath of its front page to religion writer Jacqueline Salmon, who fantasizes at length about the “growing number of anti-abortion pastors, conservative academics and activists [who] are setting aside efforts to outlaw abortion and instead …

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PRI: Doug Kmiec Outside Pro-Life Mainstream, Wrong on Facts



Front Royal, VA, 11/19/08 – The pro-life Population Research Institute (PRI) has criticized Pepperdine University law professor Doug Kmiec, saying that Kmiec’s stance on abortion places him well outside the pro-life mainstream, and is based on false arguments.Mr. Kmiec’s open disavowal of pro-life legislative initiatives, his disparagement of the work of crisis pregnancy centers, and his public support for pro-abortion candidates, places him well outside the pale of our movement, said Colin Mason, PRI’s media …

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From the Countries



Health Ministers Want to Kill Africa Health ministers from more than 40 African countries recently met to discuss health strategies for the continent under the Maputo Protocol. The ministers’ solution was to adopt a proposal to increase legal abortion in that continent, reported the Ethiopian Herald. “A wider women’s health programme should he institutionalized including broad coverage of family planning (repositioned into wider reproductive health programmes),” the document states. “Amongst other factors,… safe abortion services …

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