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Topics: Abortion Bill

Growing Number of States Pass Legislation Taking Aim at Roe v. Wade



A growing number of states are passing legislation aimed specifically at challenging Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 decision that legalized abortion in all fifty states. With two new conservative justices having been added to the Supreme Court under President Donald Trump, pro-lifers are optimistic that the Supreme Court, with its new conservative majority, may scale back or overturn Roe if presented with the opportunity. In many states where pro-life lawmakers hold majorities …

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Heartbeat Bills Are Gaining Momentum



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/WB-Heartbeat.mp3 With a new conservative majority on the Supreme Court, several states this year have seized on the opportunity to advance pro-life legislation aiming to overturn Roe v. Wade. One type of pro-life legislation in particular is increasingly gaining momentum on the state level—heartbeat bills which ban abortion from the moment an unborn child’s heartbeat can be detected. Sign PRI’s Petition Calling on Lawmakers to Pass Heartbeat Legislation Now Because heartbeat laws ban abortion prior …

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Puerto Rico Governor Vetos Common-Sense Restrictions on Abortion



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/WB-Puerto-Rico.mp3 While most states in the U.S. have at least some restrictions on abortion, in Puerto Rico legal restrictions on abortion are practically non-existent. A pro-life bill passed by the Puerto Rico Legislative Assembly earlier this month would have helped change that. Although the pro-life bill passed both houses of the commonwealth legislature with overwhelming majorities, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló has vowed to veto it. The bill, entitled the “Law for the Protection of …

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PRI Review (v29, n2) March/April



Parties Split on Infanticide 1 Abortion and Overpopulation 2 2019: A Year of Change 3 Defend the Faith With This 4 NY Law Worse Than Roe 6 Youth Need Humanae Vitae 8 Pro-Life Heroes of Argentina 9 PRI in the News 10 From the Countries 12

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Northern Ireland High Court Weighs Legalizing Abortion



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/WBs-WB-UK-Northern-Ireland-Abrtion-Case.mp3 A high court in Northern Ireland could soon legalize abortion in cases of life-threatening fetal disability. On From January 30-31, the High Court of Justice in Belfast, Northern Ireland heard oral arguments in a case concerning a 28-year-old woman named Sarah Ewart who travelled to England back in 2013 to abort her unborn child who was diagnosed with a serious congenital disorder. The case would seek to legalize abortion in Northern Ireland in cases …

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The Party of Abortion and … Infanticide?



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/WB-Northam-020519.mp3 We never thought we would miss Bill Clinton (and we still don’t, really). But it is worth noting that his position that abortion should be “safe, legal and rare” is now officially not welcome in the Democrat Party of today.  Instead, woke Democrats are increasingly embracing the radical position that all abortions should be legal, even those that result in the deaths of full-term, healthy infants. All the more reason why Congress should immediately …

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New York State to Allow Abortion up to Birth



A new law passed by the New York State legislature last Tuesday would keep abortion legal up to the point of birth should the U.S. Supreme Court overturn its Roe v. Wade decision. Euphemistically titled the Reproductive Health Act (RHA), the bill codifies Roe v. Wade in state law, keeping abortion legal at any point after 24 weeks into the pregnancy up until birth in cases of “health.” The RHA also goes far beyond Roe, …

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House Democrats Push for a Repeal of the Mexico City Policy



While our nation is distracted by the hue and cry over border security, the newly installed Democrat majority in the House of Representatives has quietly voted to repeal President Trump’s “Mexico City Policy.” “Speaker Pelosi and company are eager to resume funding organizations like International Planned Parenthood Federation that perform or promote abortion in foreign countries,” says Population Research Institute President Steven Mosher. “This despite the fact that most Americans want nothing to do with …

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