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Topics: Pro-life Movement

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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Trump Administration Stops Backdoor Funding to Foreign Organizations that Perform Abortion



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/WB_Pompeo-Upgrades-Mexico-City-Policy.mp3 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in a press briefing yesterday, announced the Trump administration is expanding the Mexico City Policy to stop backdoor funding to pro-abortion organizations. Under the new expanded policy, foreign NGOs receiving U.S. foreign health assistance will be prohibited from providing funding to any other foreign NGOs that perform or promote abortion. Secretary Pompeo also announced funding cuts to the Organization of American States (OAS) in response to the organization’s …

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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 Senate Introduces Sweeping Bill to Ban Abortion after 20 Weeks



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/WP-Puerto-Rico-PS-950-092818.mp3 The Puerto Rico Senate has introduced a bill that would go a long way towards protecting Life in the Commonwealth. The bill (PS 950) would introduce a wide array of pro-life laws to Puerto Rico including a ban on abortion after 20 weeks, a ban on sex-selective and eugenic abortion, and would require informed consent for women seeking abortion and parental consent for abortions performed on minors. Called the “Law for the Protection of …

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Argentina Lower House Approves Bill to Legalize Abortion On-Demand



The lower house of the Argentine congress, known as the Chamber of Deputies, has narrowly approved of a bill that would legalize abortion on-demand up 14 weeks gestation. The bill would also legalize abortion after 14 weeks in cases of rape, health of the mother, and fetal disability. The shocking result came yesterday morning after 23 hours of often heated debate. The final vote tally showed 129 deputies in favor of legalizing abortion with 125 …

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The Rising Generation of Pro-Lifers



You’d never know it by watching the mainstream media, but every year on 22 January, over a hundred thousand Americans of all ages gather in Washington DC in the largest continuous peaceful protest in U.S. history and probably world history. For thirty-five years, millions of pro-life Americans have protested the decision that legalized abortion in the United States. The largest continuing holocaust in American history has cost an estimated fifty million American lives to date. …

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PRI Board of Directors Mourns Passing of Pro-Life Pioneer, Fr. Paul Marx



Front Royal, VA, 03/20/10 – After a period of declining health, Fr. Paul Marx passed away this morning, March 20, 2010, at 8:10 am. Fr. Paul Marx, OSB, Founder and long-time Chairman of Population Research Institute (PRI), was a pioneer in the worldwide pro-life movement. As soon as abortion became an issue in the 1960s, Father became actively engaged in promoting life, writing his first pro-life article in 1967. In 1972, he founded the first …

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Old Media Misses the Mark As Youngsters March



Of course, ignoring the largest continuing protest in American history has become the status quo for most news sources, but this year many seemed to go out of their way to get things wrong. Vol. 12/No. 4 My wife has a sort of faux-award that she occasionally bestows, called the “Golden Eyeball Award.” It is presented to people who, for some reason or another, inexplicably miss seeing something that is sitting directly in front of …

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