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Topics: Pro-life policy

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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Victory in Argentina: How We Defeated the International Abortion Lobby and Protected the Right to Life



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/WB_Argentina.mp3 On August 9, 2018, pro-lifers in Argentina won a great victory, not just for Argentinians, but for the entire world. That country’s Senate voted down a bill to legalize abortion. It was a close run. The bill had already passed the Argentinian lower house, called the Chamber of Deputies, and seemed unstoppable. Just two months ago, it did not seem possible to stop the bill in the Senate. But over the last few weeks …

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Executive (Dis)Orders: Pro-life Policies Set to be Jettisoned



18 November 2008 — Vol. 10/ No. 48 Obama’s transition team is busily preparing a thick sheaf of Executive Orders for the President-elect to sign the day he takes office. And—in a reprise of what happened when Bill Clinton took power 16 years ago—the pro-life policies of the Bush Administration will apparently be the first to go. Obama appears set to reverse existing Executive Orders that protect taxpayers from having to fund abortions at home …

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