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Does the Mexico City Policy Ban Funding for Groups that Promote Abortion Abroad? Not for U.S. Groups



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/WB-Mexcio-City-Policy-US-Grantees.mp3 In 2006, in the west African country of Ghana, five organizations from the United States and the U.K. formed a coalition with the singular mission of expanding access to abortion and contraception in Ghana. Included in this coalition were pro-abortion heavyweights Marie Stopes International and Ipas. The coalition also included two well-funded and well-resourced U.S. non-governmental organizations (NGOs): the Population Council and EngenderHealth. The project was benignly called Reducing Maternal Morbidity and Mortality (or …

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Indian Government Pushes to Legalize Abortion Up to Birth for Unborn Children with “Substantial” Disabilities



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/WB-India-disabilities-022120.mp3 The Government of India is set to introduce a bill in the national Parliament that would legalize abortion up to birth for unborn children with “substantial foetal abnormalities.” The bill would also change the legal limit for abortion from 20 weeks to 24 weeks for “survivors of rape, victims of incest and other vulnerable women,” including minors and women with mental disabilities. The bill would also remove a requirement in Indian law requiring there …

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You can thank the Chinese Communist Party for the coronavirus epidemic



Listening to Xi, you don’t know whether to laugh or cry. The truth is that Communist Party officials have been playing “hide the demon” for two months now. For weeks after the first coronavirus cases were reported, they pretended that it didn’t exist.

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Trump has proven again and again why he’s pro-life movement’s greatest champion



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/WB-Trump-Prolife-Mosher.mp3 On the heels of the most successful March for Life in recent memory, pro-lifers were in a celebratory mood. After all, for the first time in history, a sitting American president had addressed the assembled throng.  His presence spoke even louder than his words, and his words were among the most powerful ever spoken on behalf of life. “All of us here today understand an eternal truth: Every child is a precious and sacred …

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Heartbeat Bills an Important Pro-Life Priority in 2020



With the new year already in full swing, state legislatures across the country are now reconvening. And in many state capitals, pro-life bills are already on the legislative docket. Last year saw a flurry of states, including Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Ohio, pass pro-life heartbeat bills banning abortion from the moment a heartbeat can be detected via ultrasound.

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Why America’s Birth Rate is Still Tanking: Young Adults Postponing Marriage and the Changing Marriage Market



The birth rate in the United States is still falling and with no end in sight. Even despite robust economic growth and low unemployment over the past two years, the birth rate has not picked up. Why is this happening? In part I of this article series, we discussed the economic reasons why Americans are having fewer children. The rising costs of raising a child, the rising costs of a college education, financial uncertainty, and …

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Uganda Sanctions Marie Stopes for Faulty Condoms



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/WB-Uganda-Stopes.mp3 High-level employees working for an affiliate of the international abortion giant Marie Stopes International in Uganda have had their licenses suspended by the Ugandan government for allegedly okaying the distribution of untested condom shipments without the required prior authorization from the government. According to the Ugandan Ministry of Health, the employees allegedly gave “false information” to their staff, indicating that approval had been granted by the government to distribute the condom stocks when no …

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Kenyans, Pro-Life Advocates Resist Promotion of Abortion & Sex Education at U.N. Nairobi Conference



Editor’s Note: PRI researcher Jonathan Abbamonte traveled with the PRI delegation to the pro-life and pro-family side event to the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 organized by KCPF, KCCB, NCCK, CUEA, and EAK. At the pro-life side event, he presented on the facts on population and development to help counter the narrative promoted by population alarmists. He also spoke on how abortion is being promoted at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 and how pro-life advocates can …

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