Posts Tagged:Abortions

Rep. Sean Roberts Announces Plans To File Legislation Allowing Individuals To Sue Doctors Who Perform Abortions

Oklahoma Representative Sean Roberts announced plans to file legislation that would allow any individual to sue doctors who perform an abortion. The announcement came in a statement from Roberts’ office released on Friday afternoon. According to the statement, the legislation is similar to a portion of Texas State Bill 8, which bans abortion after the…Read More

NYT report fuels concerns that many abortions are based on false test results

Pro-life leaders say they are deeply disturbed by a recent New York Times investigation that found some prenatal blood tests have alarmingly high false positive results for genetic disorders that frequently result in the abortion of unborn children. Pregnant women have been misled to believe “that a few vials of their blood, drawn in the…Read More

Oklahoma abortion facilities see surge in out-of-state patients following new Texas law

Oklahoma abortion facilities are seeing a surge in out-of-state patients after Texas recently implemented the strictest anti-abortion law in the country. Women are traveling from as far as Houston, Galveston and Corpus Christi to seek an abortion in Oklahoma City. A spokesman for the Trust Women facility in Oklahoma estimates the facility has seen an eightfold increase in patients traveling from Texas. One…Read More

University of California regents advance proposal to pressure hospital partners’ Catholic ethics

The regents of the University of California have advanced a proposal that could end longtime partnerships with Catholic hospitals, as well as with other hospitals whose ethics bar participation in assisted suicide, abortion or transgender-affirmative care. Backers of Catholic health care, however, emphasized the benefits of the university-hospital partnerships, and the ability of Catholic health…Read More

Equality Act Could Force Doctors to Perform Abortions

The White House refused to deny that the Equality Act’s “pregnancy discrimination” clause would require doctors to perform abortions, sex change operations, or sterilizations. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki offered no reassurances Tuesday when EWTN White House correspondent Owen Jensen asked if the Equality Act would violate doctors’ conscience rights. “Pro-life groups right now…Read More

South Carolina Legislature Passes Bill to Ban Abortions When Unborn Baby’s Heartbeat Begins

A South Carolina bill that bans abortions once an unborn baby’s heartbeat is detectable may become law this week. WMBF News reports the state House passed the South Carolina Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act in a 79-35 vote Wednesday following its approval in the state Senate in late January. The pro-life bill prohibits abortions…Read More