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‘Dark day’ for Northern Ireland with hundreds of abortions after decriminalisation

(Photo: Unsplash)There were over 650 abortions in the six months leading up to October after laws were relaxed by Westminster, according to the Evangelical Alliance Northern Ireland. Abortion was decriminalised on 22 October 2019, but the regulations did not come into effect until 31 March.  David Smyth, head of the Evangelical Alliance in Northern Ireland,... Read more

Donald Trump likens late-term abortions to ‘execution’ in swipe at Biden

(Photo: Unsplash)Donald Trump has lashed out at Joe Biden after the Democratic presidential hopeful promised to make Roe v Wade the law of the land if he's elected in November. Biden made the pledge when speaking on Monday about what action he might take if Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett overturns the landmark... Read more

Scottish Government launches consultation on making DIY abortions permanent

The Scottish Parliament In Edinburgh(Reuters)The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on whether to extend temporary arrangements allowing for at-home abortions during the pandemic.  Abortion regulations were changed early on in the pandemic to permit 'DIY' home abortions up to the 10th week of pregnancy.  Pregnant women can receive the pills in the post following... Read more

Legal challenge against ‘DIY’ abortions to be taken to the Supreme Court

Christian Concern says health secretary Matt Hancock exceeded his powers in legalising at-home abortions.(Photo: Parliament.Live)Christian Concern has said it will take its legal challenge against 'DIY' abortions to the Supreme Court after judges sided with health secretary Matt Hancock on Friday. Abortion regulations were relaxed after the country went into lockdown to allow women to... Read more

17,000 Babies Have Survived Abortions Since Roe v. Wade, Abortion Survivors Network Founder Says

17,000 Babies Have Survived Abortions Since Roe v. Wade, Abortion Survivors Network Founder Says An estimated 17,000 babies have survived abortion since the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark Roe v. Wade decision more than 40 years ago, an expert on the issue says.Melissa Ohden, who survived an abortion as a baby and founded the... Read more

President Trump to Sign ‘Born Alive’ Executive Order Protecting Babies Who Survive Abortions

President Trump to Sign 'Born Alive' Executive Order Protecting Babies Who Survive Abortions During the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast on Wednesday, President Trump announced that he will be signing the Born Alive Executive Order that will ensure medical treatment for infants who survive attempted abortions.Today, I am announcing that I will be signing the born... Read more

British Medical Association’s support for DIY abortions is ‘dangerous’ for women

(Photo: Unsplash)The British Medical Association (BMA) has been slammed over its support for the extention of 'DIY' abortions.  The Government is to consult over whether to extend a temporary relaxation of regulations during the pandemic to allow women to have abortions at home up to the 10th week of pregnancy.  The change to the rules... Read more

Abortions soar in England and Wales after introduction of DIY scheme

REUTERS/Mario AnzuoniThere has been a significant rise in abortions across England and Wales after the Government relaxed regulations so that women could end their pregnancies at home during the pandemic. Latest figures from the Department of Health and Social Care out today show that 109,836 abortions were performed for English and Welsh residents in the... Read more

Church Suing Washington State for Forcing Abortions into Healthcare Plan

Church Suing Washington State for Forcing Abortions into Healthcare Plan A Seattle-based church is suing the state of Washington for forcing coverage of elective abortions into their health insurance plans, as reported by CBN News.The case has already reached the US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit after a lower court dismissed Cedar Park... Read more

UK Lawmakers to Consider Making At-Home Abortions Permanent after More Than 90,000 Are Performed Since March

UK Lawmakers to Consider Making At-Home Abortions Permanent after More Than 90,000 Are Performed Since March Women in the United Kingdom may be able to obtain an at-home abortion even after the pandemic has passed, according to The Christian Post.In March, the British government allowed pregnant women to acquire mifepristone and misoprostol after a tele-visit... Read more

Abortions in Scotland at their highest since 2008

(Photo: Unsplash)Abortion numbers rose to their second-highest ever on record last year, according to the latest statistics released by Public Health Scotland. Official figures show that there were 13,583 terminations in 2019, up 297 from 2018.  It is the highest abortion total for Scotland since 2008.  The data shows a considerable jump in abortions at home,... Read more

Chinese Hospitals Conduct Forced Abortions on Religious, Ethnic Minorities

Chinese Hospitals Conduct Forced Abortions on Religious, Ethnic Minorities Several reports have revealed that hospitals in Xinjiang, China forced families exceeding the designated number of children allowed under the Communist regime to have abortions.Hasiyet Abdulla, a Uyghur obstetrician who currently lives in Turkey, spent over 15 years working in several Xinjiang hospitals, as well as... Read more

India Predicted to Have 6.8 Million Fewer Female Birth by 2030 due to Sex-Selective Abortions

India Predicted to Have 6.8 Million Fewer Female Birth by 2030 due to Sex-Selective Abortions A study shows that India could see about 6.8 million fewer female births between 2017 and 2030 because of sex-selective abortions.The PLOS ONE study from Fengqing Chao at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, and... Read more

Biden and Harris should not support taxpayer-funded or late-term abortions, says dozens of Democrat

Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris(Photo: Reuters)Over a hundred Democrat leaders are demanding that the party drop support for taxpayer-funded and late-term abortions. The open letter to the Democratic National Committee says that these two aspects of abortion regulation are widely opposed by Americans.  The current Democratic position is "alienating" voters, they add. ... 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

UN report details horrific forced abortions and infanticide in North Korea

The statues of Kim Il Sung (left) and Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill in Pyongyang, North Korea.Wikimedia Commons/J.A. de RooForced abortions and infanticide the purposeful causing of a baby's death are among the human rights atrocities experienced by women who have attempted to flee North Korea, according to a United Nations Human Rights report.... Read more

New Down’s syndrome test will lead to rise in abortions, say campaigners

(Photo: Don't Screen Us Out)Pro-life campaigners fear that the government roll-out of a new Down's syndrome test will lead to a rise in abortions. The Don't Screen Us Out group said it was "likely" more babies diagnosed with Down's syndrome will be aborted following the Department of Health's to roll the new prenatal test out... Read more

Court of Appeal reviews Government decision to allow DIY abortions during lockdown

(Photo: Unsplash)The Court of Appeal is today hearing a legal challenge against the Government's decision to allow DIY abortions at home during the lockdown.  The Government relaxed the rules so that women could terminate their pregnancies up to 10 weeks.  Following only a phone or video consultation with a doctor, pills are sent out in... Read more

Court grants judicial review into DIY abortions

(Photo: Unsplash)The Court of Appeal has granted a judicial review into DIY abortions after a legal challenge by Christian Concern.  Abortion regulations were temporarily relaxed after the country went into lockdown so that pregnant women and girls could take both abortion pills at home up to 10 weeks. The changes meant that the pills could... Read more

Record High Abortions Performed in the UK in 2019

Record High Abortions Performed in the UK in 2019 In 2019, more women in the UK sought after abortions than in any previous year, according to a new report released by the UK Department of Health and Social Care.The 20-page report showed statistics for England and Wales last year. Over 207,000 abortions were... Read more

Baptist Ministry Sues Illinois over Law that Forces it to Cover Abortions

Baptist Ministry Sues Illinois over Law that Forces it to Cover Abortions A Baptist organization filed suit Wednesday against the state of Illinois over a new law that forces it to provide abortion coverage as part of its employee health insurance plan.At issue is the Illinois Reproductive Health Act of 2019, which requires... Read more

Abortions in England and Wales reach record high

(Photo: Unsplash/Janko Ferli)New Government figures reveal that abortions in England and Wales have reached an all time high, with thousands of pregnancies terminated last year on the grounds of disability alone.Statistics released today by the Department of Health and Social Care reveal 207,384 abortions for women resident in England and Wales in 2019, an increase of... Read more

Free Abortions, Pre-K Sex Education Part of Boise Mayor’s Transition Report

Free Abortions, Pre-K Sex Education Part of Boise Mayor's Transition Report A committee report authorized by Boises new mayor has sparked concern among conservatives for its promotion of multiple controversial policies, including free abortions and pre-kindergarten sex education.The 13-page report, titled A More Equitable City for Everyone, was written by an 18-member transition... Read more

Deliberate Parenthood Stories a File Variety of Abortions for the Fiscal 12 months | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Deliberate Parenthood’s report for the 2018-2019 fiscal yr is right here and it incorporates some eye-popping stats. The group recorded 345,672 abortions over the yr up from 332,757 in 2017-18 and 321,384 in 2016-17, making this the very best quantity reported because it began conserving monitor within the 2000-2001 fiscal yr. This... Read more

Decide Strikes Down Non secular Conscience Rule for Abortions | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] U.S. District Decide Paul A. Engelmayer of the Southern District of New York has formally dominated towards a Trump administration coverage that permits well being care professionals to refuse abortion procedures due to their private spiritual convictions. The conscience rule, as it's recognized, would additionally let well being suppliers refuse protection ofgender... Read more