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PRI Review (v30, n3) May/June

China’s Deadly Coverup 2 Stories from Top Exorcist 4 Culture Wars and COVID-19 6 Church Rejects Right to Abortion 8 Spain in Quarantine 9 Courage of a Parish 10 PRI in the News 11 From the Countries 12

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Baby Body Parts Traffickers to be Deported to Ecuador

The brothers Roberto and William Isaías were arrested by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Service on February 13th. The spokesman for ICE, Nestor Yglesias, indicated that the brothers were “illegally present” in the United States. They will be deported to Ecuador, where they are wanted for various crimes.

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Appeals Court Upholds Law Regulating Abortion Clinics

A federal appeals court has upheld a Louisiana law requiring abortionists have admitting privileges at a local hospital. The law is intended to provide women with access to emergency care in the event of serious complications. In a 2-1 ruling, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the admitting privileges requirement in the Louisiana Unsafe Abortion Protection Act (Act No. 620), overturning a previous 2017 ruling from a federal district court which had ruled the …

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New HHS Protect Life Rule Would Cut Funding to Abortion Providers—But There’s Still Room for Improvement

In June, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a new rule proposal that, if adopted, would stop funding for abortion providers through the Department’s Title X family planning program. Pro-life advocates have been calling the new rule “Protect Life Rule.” This rule is a good first step, but there are several ways it could be strengthened.

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Trump Administration Releases New Rule to Stop Title X Funding for Abortion Providers

The Trump administration yesterday released a much-anticipated rule proposal to block federal Title X family planning grants from funding abortion clinics and service providers that offer abortion referrals. The new rule is expected to hit Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers hard. Planned Parenthood alone stands to lose as much as $60 million a year under the rule change if they refuse to disentangle their abortion services from Title X services.

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International Planned Parenthood Federation Performs Over One Million Abortions in 2016, Report Shows

One of the world’s most extensive and prolific abortion networks has passed a tragic milestone. In 2016, the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), for the first time reported in its history, aborted more than one million unborn baby boys and girls in a single year. The final death toll for 2016: 1,094,679 children lost through surgical or chemical abortion[1]—roughly the equivalent of the population of Austin, Texas. IPPF also performed an additional 3.6 million …

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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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From the Countries

Abortion Clinics Closed In Sri Lanka Abortion is illegal in Sri Lanka, and thanks to the help of the citizens, police have had great success in closing down the clinics that invariably appear. As with many illegal pursuits, the abortion business in Sri Lanka is a highly lucrative one. Strict cultural taboos on unwed pregnancy drive women to pay anywhere between 25,000 LKR (US$232.23) and 100,000 LKR (US$928.94). Since the average persons annual income slightly …

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