Posts Tagged:life

State Senate Committee Passes Bill to Ban Abortion Once Heartbeat Can Be Detected

An Oklahoma Senate committee on Monday passed a bill that would ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat or brainwaves are detected. The Senate Committee on Health and Human Services passed Senate Bill 1859 in a 7-4 vote. The bill, authored by Sen. Paul Scott, would amend language in the Heartbeat Informed Consent Act that currently…Read More

Planned Parenthood announces highest election spending in its history

Planned Parenthood announced this week that it plans to spend $45 million to support pro-abortion candidates at the presidential, congressional, and state levels in the 2020 election. The campaign, entitled “We Decide 2020,” marks the largest election spending in Planned Parenthood’s history. Jenny Lawson, executive director of Planned Parenthood Votes, told CBS News that “The…Read More

Pro-abortion lawsuit seeks to strike down 13 laws in Minnesota

Minnesota’s restrictions on abortion are too important for pro-abortion groups to eliminate through a single lawsuit, pro-life defenders of the 13 challenged laws have said. Paul Stark, communications director with Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life, said the state’s current laws are “reasonable and very modest protections for pregnant women and their unborn children.” “Women have…Read More

Pompeo highlights religious freedom, pro-life goals as among US priorities

The U.S. Secretary of State listed promoting international religious freedom and fighting abortion as among U.S. foreign policy priorities in a Tuesday speech on diplomacy. In his remarks, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo mentioned the second annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom hosted by the U.S. State Department in July, with religious leaders and survivors…Read More

Catholic Medical Association: fund palliative care, not assisted suicide

The Catholic Medical Association, along with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Catholic Health Association, are voicing support for a bill pending in Congress to fund training, research, and education on palliative care. Palliative care involves medical care and pain management for the symptoms of those suffering from a serious illness, and refraining…Read More

9th Circuit: Trump Can Defund Planned Parenthood of Title X Dollars

In great news this weekend, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, which traditionally has been seen as being a left-leaning Circuit Court, allowed Trump’s Protect Life Rule to move forward, after no judges asked for a vote on whether to have a hearing on Planned Parenthood’s request to halt the Protect Life Rule, which prevents Title…Read More