Abortion and Planned Parenthood-related stories.

Gov. Newsom fiscal advisor opposes money for college abortions
Costs of SB 24 "too burdensome"

Assemblyman Vince Fong: “This bill redirects valuable resources away from education,” Last week the California Department of Finance announced its opposition to SB 24, a bill author Sen. Connie Leyva (D-Chino) hopes will bring medical abortions to California’s

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2019-08-23T13:53:41-07:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues, Education|Tags: , , |5 Comments

San Francisco pro-lifer kicked and told to stay down
Ron Konopaski honored by 40 Days for Life

Ron Konopaski Ron Konopaski, 86, a longtime leader of 40 Days for Life prayer campaigns outside Planned Parenthood clinics in San Francisco, was awarded 40 Days for Life’s Leader of the Year award Aug. 2 at its summer leadership training

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2019-08-23T13:54:02-07:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues|Tags: , , |5 Comments

Drop dead or I’ll kill you
Planned Parenthood threatens to pull out of Title X program if court doesn't rule in its favor

Planned Parenthood says it will withdraw from the Department of Health and Human Services’s Title X program, which sends taxpayer money to give birth control to poorer Americans, unless a federal court rules on their behalf. Earlier this year,

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2019-08-18T19:02:16-07:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues|Tags: |4 Comments

From California to D.C.
Twenty-three participants in Crossroads walk for life converge at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

A three-month journey from California to Washington, DC, came to an end August 13, as 23 walkers of this summer’s Crossroads Pro-Life Walks made it to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.  Crossroads Pro-Life Walks

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2019-08-18T08:49:03-07:00August 18th, 2019|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues|1 Comment

Using papayas as abortion practice
UCSF uses fruit to train students

A program at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) trains students to commit abortion using various fruits like papayas and watermelons to allegedly simulate the procedure. Innovating Education, a UCSF abortion training program by the Bixby Center for

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2019-08-06T08:51:40-07:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues|Tags: |4 Comments

New restrictions on fetal tissue research
Federal grant applicants must prove that their research needs to use aborted babies

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have issued new guidelines with restrictions for scientists seeking federal grants to use tissue from aborted babies for research. The NIH said in a July 26 notice that ethics advisory boards will be involved in

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2019-07-30T12:52:21-07:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues|Tags: |1 Comment

U.S. resumes use of death penalty
Justice Department schedules executions for five federal inmates convicted of horrific murders and sex crimes

The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday reinstated a two-decades-long dormant policy allowing the federal government’s use of capital punishment and immediately scheduled the executions for five death row federal inmates. “Congress has expressly authorized the death penalty through legislation

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2019-07-25T19:19:25-07:00July 26th, 2019|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues|Tags: |41 Comments

Federal government backtracks on Title X announcement
Now says it will give clinics 60 days to comply

The Department of Health and Human Services has reportedly delayed enforcement of the new Protect Life Rule, which bars public money from taxpayer-funded clinics that refer patients for abortions. The Associated Press reported that it had received a copy

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2019-07-23T13:31:01-07:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues|Tags: |1 Comment

Even if Roe v. Wade is reversed, pro-lifers would still have a lot of work left to do
Opinion piece from the National Review: reversing the precedent would have only a modest impact on the nationwide abortion rate

A new study by researchers from Middlebury College, the Guttmacher Institute, and the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health found that in “more than half of states, including the entire West Coast and Northeast,” overturning Roe v. Wade would

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2019-07-21T08:49:01-07:00July 21st, 2019|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues|Tags: |6 Comments

U.S. withholds contribution to United Nations Population Fund
For the third year in a row, the expected $32.5 million will instead be transferred to programs in line with the Mexico City policy

The United States has said it will not support the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) for the third year in a row, the UN agency announced on Tuesday morning.  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the United States

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2019-07-18T09:13:02-07:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues|Tags: |6 Comments