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Abortion and infertility: it’s not in the interests of women to gloss over the evidence

(Photo: Unsplash/Manuel Schinner)"Never believe something until it's been officially denied", journalist Claud Cockburn once recalled. This cynical advice resonates with many of us, especially in times of crisis but also in apparently smoother waters. When it comes to research, especially as interpreted in the media and by interested parties, we need to be careful when... Read more

‘Boldly Defending Life: Trump Admin. Expands Ban on Int’l Funding of Abortion

'Boldly Defending Life: Trump Admin. Expands Ban on Int'l Funding of Abortion The Trump administration on Monday announced plans to expand a pro-life policy that prohibits U.S. government money from going to international organizations that perform or promote abortion.Under the so-called Mexico City Policy, implemented by President Trump in 2017, government money is prohibited from... Read more

Austin City Council Slashes Police Budget, Diverts Funds to Abortion Access

Austin City Council Slashes Police Budget, Diverts Funds to Abortion Access A controversial new budget approved by the Austin, Texas, city council last month cuts millions of dollars in funding from the police department and redirects it to a wide variety of programs, including an increase in taxpayer money for abortion access.The 2020-21 budget, approved... Read more

SNP must allow members to disagree on abortion and transgender ideology – Catholic Church

Lonely: Dr Lisa Cameron is one of the few SNP MPs to have consistently voted against pro-abortion measures.The Catholic Church in Scotland has accused the SNP of discriminating against party members who oppose abortion and gender fluidity.  Anthony Horan, director of the Catholic Parliamentary Office in Scotland, told The Times that pro-life members like Dr Lisa... Read more

Abby Johnson Responds to Journalist Who Said Her Abortion Smelled Like Freedom

Abby Johnson Responds to Journalist Who Said Her Abortion Smelled Like Freedom Several abortion supporters fired back against former Planned Parenthood executive Abby Johnson after she made remarks in a speech at the Republican National Convention that abortion has a smell.A writer for Cosmopolitan who had an abortion as a 23-year-old told Johnson her abortion... Read more

‘A Priority’ Pelosi Will Push for Taxpayer-Funded Abortion in 2021, She Tells Allies

'A Priority' Pelosi Will Push for Taxpayer-Funded Abortion in 2021, She Tells Allies Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has told allies that she will push Democratic lawmakers in 2021 to approve federal funding of abortion, thus ending a four-decades-long compromise between the two major parties on one of the most contentious issues in Congress.At... Read more

Abortion statistics reveal ‘shocking’ inequality

(Photo: Unsplash/Zack Davidson)New abortion statistics for Scotland have exposed a "saddening" link with levels of deprivation, the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) has said.  Figures released this week by Public Health Scotland revealed that 13,583 unborn children were killed by abortion in 2019, the second highest figure since the Abortion Act came into... Read more

We Go There: Abortion

Editors note: Five powerful and diverse evangelical voices came together in a first-ever National Town Hall on Evangelical Faith and Politics (Aug. 6, Facebook Live), moderated by Lisa Sharon Harper, to bravely start the conversation Evangelicals need to have in this consequential year for our nation: Charles Robinson from the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma works... Read more

Megachurch Pastor: Abortion ‘Is Consistent with’ Christianity and ‘I Will Fight’ to Keep it Legal

Megachurch Pastor: Abortion 'Is Consistent with' Christianity and 'I Will Fight' to Keep it Legal A pastor of a Georgia megachurch who also is running for U.S. Senate said last week he believes legalized abortion is consistent with Christianity and he would fight to ensure it remains legal.Raphael Warnock, senior pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church... Read more

Democratic Party’s Platform Promises Taxpayer-Funded Abortion, ‘LGBTQ+ Inclusive’ Sex-Ed, Pro-Roe Judges

Democratic Party's Platform Promises Taxpayer-Funded Abortion, 'LGBTQ+ Inclusive' Sex-Ed, Pro-Roe Judges The platform approved by Democratic National Convention delegates last week supports taxpayer-funded abortion, judges who will respect and enforce Roe v Wade, and LGBTQ+ inclusive, age-appropriate sex education for schools.It is likely the most socially liberal Democratic platform in party history.This year marks the... Read more

University Professor Warns Students: Opposing Abortion Is ‘Grounds for Dismissal’

University Professor Warns Students: Opposing Abortion Is 'Grounds for Dismissal' An Iowa State University professor is drawing nationwide attention after warning students they could be dismissed if they make arguments against abortion or same-sex marriage in class projects.The professor, Chloe Clark, teaches English at the Ames, Iowa, school and made the warning in the fall... Read more

Nebraska Bans ‘Dismemberment Abortion’: It ‘Has No Place in a Humane, Civilized Society’

Nebraska Bans 'Dismemberment Abortion': It 'Has No Place in a Humane, Civilized Society' Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts on Saturday signed into law a ban on dismemberment abortion, a second trimester procedure that involves tearing the unborn baby apart limb by limb until the womb is empty.The bill, LB 814, passed the unicameral legislature by a... Read more

Most Belgian doctors support after-birth abortion of disabled babies – survey

(Photo: Unsplash)'After-birth abortion' or infanticide for babies with a disability is supported by more than 9 in 10 Belgian physicians surveyed, a shocking new research paper into abortion attitudes has revealed. A poll of healthcare professionals in Flanders, Belgium found 93.6% of physicians surveyed "agree that in the event of a serious (non-lethal) neonatal condition, administering... Read more

Franklin Graham Warns Christians of Joe Biden’s, Kamala Harris’s Extreme Abortion Views

Franklin Graham Warns Christians of Joe Biden's, Kamala Harris's Extreme Abortion Views President of Samaritan's Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelical Association, Evangelist Franklin Graham, is urging believers to realize what a Biden-Harris ticket entails when it comes to abortion.Joe Biden & Kamala Harris are labeled as the most pro-abortion presidential ticket in... Read more

100 Democratic Politicians Ask the Democratic National Committee to Adjust Its ‘Extreme’ Position on Abortion

100 Democratic Politicians Ask the Democratic National Committee to Adjust Its 'Extreme' Position on Abortion More than 100 Democratic politicians are asking the Democratic National Committee in a letter to adjust its official position on abortion.The letter says that extreme policies on abortion are alienating voters.We are concerned that many Democratic leaders support... Read more

Abortions Are Tax Deductible? 100 Legislators Urge IRS to Change Tax Code Abortion Is Not Health Care

Abortions Are Tax Deductible? 100 Legislators Urge IRS to Change Tax Code Abortion Is Not Health Care More than 100 U.S. senators and representatives have signed a letter urging the Department of the Treasury to change IRS code so that abortion expenses are no longer tax deductible. Under current IRS code, money paid for... Read more

Pence Says the Choice Could Not Be Clearer: Biden-Harris Support Taxpayer-Funded Abortion, Activist Judges, Higher Taxes

Pence Says the Choice Could Not Be Clearer: Biden-Harris Support Taxpayer-Funded Abortion, Activist Judges, Higher Taxes Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday night denounced the Democratic presidential ticket as having have been overtaken by the radical left and said if Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are elected, Americans will experience higher taxes, public... Read more

Appeals Court OKs Ban on ‘Dismemberment Abortion,’ Citing John Roberts

Appeals Court OKs Ban on 'Dismemberment Abortion,' Citing John Roberts A federal appeals court on Friday lifted an injunction against four Arkansas pro-life laws and indicated they are constitutional in light of a recent opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts that was widely criticized by social conservatives.The four laws, including one that bans... Read more

Satanic Temple to Raffle Free Abortion to Promote Challenges to Abortion Laws

Satanic Temple to Raffle Free Abortion to Promote Challenges to Abortion Laws The Satanic Temple (TST) recently announced that they are raffling a free abortion to promote their religious abortion ritual and as part of an effort to fund their planned challenges to state abortion laws. According to CBN News, TST claims that abortion... Read more

Mexico Rejects Abortion Imperialism

Mexico Rejects Abortion Imperialism Recently, Mexicos Supreme Court refused a sweeping Roe v. Wade kind of ruling on abortion. The ruling was in response to a ruling by a lower court judge which ordered the state legislature of Vera Cruz to amend its penal code and allow abortion in the first twelve weeks of... Read more

Democrats Will Require Taxpayer Funding of Abortion if Biden Wins, Draft DNC Platform Says

Democrats Will Require Taxpayer Funding of Abortion if Biden Wins, Draft DNC Platform Says Democrats will require taxpayer funding of abortion, restore federal funding of Planned Parenthood, and work to overturn state-level pro-life laws under a Biden administration, according to a draft platform by the Democratic National Committee.Democrats will adopt a new platform... Read more

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern criticised over support for abortion up to birth

New Zealand decriminalised abortion in March 2020(Photo: Unsplash/Kirsten Drew)New Zealand's Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, has been criticised by an MP for supporting the introduction of a Bill allowing abortion on-demand, for any reason, up to birth. Responding to recent comments Ardern made that New Zealand could be doing more to improve infant mortality, Whanganui MP... Read more

Calls for urgent investigation into DIY abortion deaths

(Photo: Pexels/Andreas Wohlfahrt)There are calls for the Department of Health to launch an urgent investigation into deaths linked to DIY abortions.  A leaked email, which came to light during a hearing at the Court of Appeal this week, exposed the serious concerns of NHS staff about the 'pills by post' service being run by abortion... Read more

Trump Admin. Urges Appeals Court to Block ‘Abortion by Mail’ and Overturn Judge’s Ruling

Trump Admin. Urges Appeals Court to Block 'Abortion by Mail' and Overturn Judge's Ruling The Trump administration is appealing a decision that allows women to obtain the abortion pill by mail without seeing a doctor.At issue is a decision by U.S. District Judge Theodore Chuang in early July that overturned an FDA rule... Read more

NARAL Endorses Biden, Says He’ll ‘Expand Access to Abortion,’ Allow Taxpayer Funding of it

NARAL Endorses Biden, Says He'll 'Expand Access to Abortion,' Allow Taxpayer Funding of it NARAL Pro-Choice America this week endorsed Joe Biden for president, saying he will expand access to abortion and stop the anti-choice agenda of the Trump administration.NARAL, a lobbying and advocacy organization for abortion rights, made the announcement on Monday,... Read more

Woman who didn’t want to look pregnant on holiday says she was sent abortion pills

A BPAS abortion clinic(Photo: Google Street View)Christian Concern has accused the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) of illegally posting abortion pills to a woman who said she did not want to look pregnant on her summer holiday.  The woman, named only as 'Saskia', made the call to BPAS as part of an undercover investigation by... Read more

18 States Ask Supreme Court to Uphold 15-Week Abortion Ban, Say Modern Science ‘Undermines’ Roe

18 States Ask Supreme Court to Uphold 15-Week Abortion Ban, Say Modern Science 'Undermines' Roe A coalition of 18 states is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold Mississippis 15-week abortion ban, pointing to advances in science and brutal abortion procedures that involve ripping a fetus apart limb by limb.The Mississippi law, passed... Read more

Kenya could introduce abortion up to birth, under radical Bill pushed by international abortion organisations

If it progresses past a Third Reading, the 349 MPs which make up Kenya's lower house will debate and vote on the Bill's fate.  The 'Termination of Pregnancy' section of the Reproductive Healthcare Bill outlines that abortion would be available without a time limit on grounds that "the pregnancy would endanger the life or health of the... Read more

100 Faith Leaders Urge Democrats: Stop Supporting ‘Abortion Extremism’

100 Faith Leaders Urge Democrats: Stop Supporting 'Abortion Extremism' A coalition of more than 100 religious leaders and theologians, including some registered Democrats, sent an open letter to the Democratic platform committee Friday, urging it to reject taxpayer funding of abortion and to embrace policies that support legal protection for pre-born children.The committee... Read more

How can Joe Biden square ‘authentic’ faith with ‘radical’ abortion views, asks evangelical leader

2020 presidential contender Joe BidenReutersProminent evangelical activist and pastor Tony Perkins has pushed back against the claim that Joe Biden is a "more acceptable" presidential candidate for Christians in 2020 than President Donald Trump as the Biden campaign positions itself to appeal to evangelicals. Perkins, the head of Family Research Council, a leading social conservative... Read more