Abortion

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AB 154 & 980 signed

Governor Signs AB 154 & AB 980
Compromises Women's Health

SACRAMENTO, October 9, 2013 – Today, California Governor Jerry Brown signed both AB 154 and AB 980 into law. Both bills support Planned Parenhoods business plan at the expense of women's health. California voters opposed AB 154 (Atkins) by greater than 2-1 margin.


Concerns related to the inviolability of human life:       Death Penalty       


Rep. Chris Smith R-NJ

Object to Abortion?
Congressman Says
You Might Need this Law
WASHINGTON, DC, November 8, 2017 -- Pro-life health care workers and institutions need stronger legal protections from pressure to help provide abortions, backers of proposed federal legislation have said.


Can We End Need for Abortion?
Organization Aims to Find Out
DENVER, February 9, 2017 -- Women's healthcare is reaching a new dawn in the state of Colorado, courtesy of a new Catholic Charities initiative whose goal is to eliminate abortion from the definition of women's healthcare. 


President Trump Restores
Pro-life Mexico City Policy
WASHINGTON, DC, January 23, 2017 (CNA/EWTN News) -- On Monday, President Donald Trump reinstated the Mexico City Policy, an international pro-life regulation that is generally seen as an indicator of an incoming president’s views on abortion.


Poll: 6 in 10 Americans Favor
20-week Abortion Ban
WASHINGTON, DC, January 23, 2017 -- Ahead of the 44th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. a survey shows a “consensus” favoring a 20-week abortion ban, which President Trump has pledged to sign into law if passed by Congress.


Is Planned Parenthood
Altering Abortion Procedures to
Obtain Intact Body Parts?
WASHINGTON, DC, August 4, 2015 -- The latest in a series of undercover videos on Planned Parenthood shows an official from the organization saying that abortion procedures can be altered to obtain more “intact” fetal organs.




-- Several hundred delegates of the Nevada Republican Party approved a party platform Saturday that lacks a pro-life plank and drops support for the definition of marriage as a union of one man and one woman.


Walk for Life, WC banner: Abortion Hurts Women

SF Supervisor Issues Resolution
Opposes Walk for Life WC Banners
10th Walk Scheduled for January 25
SAN FRANCISCO, January 17, 2014 -- Our friends at the Walk for Life, West Coast pulled off a wonderful publicity coup by taking advantage of a City policy to let organizations and causes buy banners to be placed on lamp posts along San Francisco main thoroughfare, Market Street. It has drawn a strong reaction from city officials and pro-abortion groups disputing the claim that "Abortion Hurts Women." Some have called it hate speech, to which Walk for Life WC co-organizer, Eva Muntean, responded, "Our opponents seek to censor our message 'Abortion Hurts Women,' not because it is false but because it is true"


SCOTUS

Supreme Court Term Touches on
Prolifer Rights, Prayer,
and Religious Liberty

-- The 2013-2014 Supreme Court term, which began Oct. 7, will address several prominent issues in the public square, including freedom of speech for pro-life demonstrations, prayer in legislative settings, and religious freedom.


Catholics For The Common Good Heroic MediaPro-Adoption Ad Campaign
Results In Strong Response

AUSTIN, TX, June 20, 2013--A pro-life media group's ad campaign encouraging pregnant women to choose adoption has launched its third series of broadcasts after previous campaigns succeeded in reaching hundreds of women.


Catholics For The Common Good Rep Trent FranksPain-Capable Abortion Ban
Passes Congressional Subcommittee

WASHINGTON DC, June 6, 2013--By a vote of 6 to 4, the U.S. House Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice approved a bill on Tuesday that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of gestation.


Catholics For The Common Good Kermit Gosnell MugshotNational Figures Demand Media Attention To Gosnell Trial
PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 15, 2013--The murder trial of Philadelphia doctor Kermit Gosnell has produced graphic testimony of “beheadings” of infants who survive abortions, but the lack of national news coverage has drawn protests and criticism from pro-life leaders, congressmen and professional journalists.




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