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Puerto Rico Governor Vetos Common-Sense Restrictions on Abortion



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 Women …

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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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Baby Body Parts Traffickers to be Deported to Ecuador



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/WB-Body-Part-sellers-deported.mp3 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. But the Isaias family also has a criminal record in the State of California. They are linked to a scandal of selling human organs and tissues, …

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Are We Running Out of People?



Ask anyone if the world is overpopulated, and you know what they will say. The idea that we humans are breeding ourselves to death—and taking the planet with us–is in the air that we breathe. It was drummed into us in high school biology, where we were told that the world is like a tiny “lifeboat.”  We have to lighten the load, our teachers told us, or the “lifeboat” will sink and we will all …

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Be Fruitful and Multiply! Says Hungarian Prime Minister



In his annual State of the Nation address this past Sunday, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced his proposed “Family Protection Action Plan,” a package of policies aimed at encouraging couples to marry and have children. Lots of children. A key element of Orban’s plan would exempt women with four or more children from the income tax. His plan also offers women under 40 who are getting married for the first time special low-interest government …

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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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