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Pause on Ohio Heartbeat Abortion Ban Extended. An Ohio judge extended a temporary block on a state law banning virtually all abortions for an additional 14 days. Read more here.

 

Judge Rules Indiana Can’t Enforce Abortion Burial, Cremation Law. A federal judge has barred Indiana from enforcing a 2016 law’s provisions that require abortion clinics to either bury or cremate fetal remains, finding that they violate the U.S. Constitution. Read more here.

 

New Thai Rules Allow Abortions Up to 20 Weeks of Pregnancy. Thailand will allow abortions up to 20 weeks of pregnancy under new regulations issued by the Public Health Ministry, a government spokesperson announced. Read more here.

 

Pro-Life Caucus Forms in Colombian Congress After Legalization of Abortion. Fifty-four members of Colombia’s Congress have joined the new pro-life caucus created to defend life, family, and religious freedom. Read more here.

 

U.S. Congressmen Press AG for Answers on Arrest of Pro-Life Activist. Twenty-two members of Congress are demanding answers from Attorney General Merrick Garland regarding the recent FBI arrest of Catholic pro-life activist Mark Houck. Read more here.

 

Spanish Supreme Court Finds Abortion Advertising Misleading. The Spanish Supreme Court has confirmed a ruling from a lower court that found a leading abortion provider in Spain guilty of misleading advertising in its claims that abortion is a practice that does not carry risk. Read more here.

 

California Gov Signs Over a Dozen Bills to Protect ‘Abortion Care.’ California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a slew of pro-abortion bills, including several aimed at protecting “abortion care” for women traveling from out-of-state to seek abortions in California. Read more here.

 

Telling a Student to Get an Abortion Could Be a Felony, Idaho Universities Warn. The University of Idaho in Moscow and Boise State University in Boise both issued notes to staff warning that “promoting” abortions or abortion services could result in felony charges. Read more here.

 

Uganda Rejects UN Definition of Abortion as a Human Right. Uganda has joined several other African countries to oppose the contentious United Nations Human Rights Committee’s definition of abortion as a human right. Read more here.

 

Satanic Temple Sues Indiana Over New Pro-Life Law. The Satanic Temple is suing the state of Indiana over its recently passed abortion restriction law, claiming it infringes on the rights of its followers and violates the Constitution. Read more here.

 

Lawyer for Pro-Life Activist Arrested by FBI Blasts ‘Outrageous Abuse of Power.’ An attorney for Mark Houck, a Catholic pro-life activist, condemned the recent FBI arrest of his client as an abuse of power from the Department of Justice intended to send an intimidating message to pro-life Americans. Read more here.

 

D.C. Police Still Probing Deaths of Five Aborted Babies. Six months later, the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, D.C. is still investigating the deaths of five preemie-sized aborted babies that pro-life activists say they discovered in boxes outside a D.C. abortion clinic. Read more here.

 

Planned Parenthood Asks for Hold on Arizona Abortion Ruling. Planned Parenthood asked an Arizona judge to put on hold a ruling that allows prosecutors to enforce a law banning abortion in nearly all cases. Read more here.

 

FBI Agents Raid Home, Arrest Pro-Life Advocate in Front of Wife and Children. Pro-life advocate Mark Houck was arrested on federal charges after a team of FBI agents raided his home in Pennsylvania. The charges relate to an alleged altercation outside a Planned Parenthood clinic where Houck was praying with his son. Read more here.

 

Bombay High Court Allows Woman to Abort Baby at 26 Weeks. The Bombay High Court granted permission for a woman to abort her baby at 26 weeks as long as doctors confirmed the baby would not be born alive. Read more here.

 

Texas Lawmakers May Revisit Exceptions to Abortion Law. Several Texas lawmakers indicated there may be support for exemptions to the state’s abortion law which currently prohibits abortions even in cases of rape and incest, with the exception to save the life of the mother. Read more here.

 

Judge Allows Arizona’s Near-Total Abortion Ban to Take Effect. An Arizona judge ruled that the state can enforce a near-total ban on abortion that had been blocked for nearly five decades. Read more here.

 

Judge Blocks Indiana Abortion Ban Amid Planned Parenthood Challenge. An Indiana judge blocked the state from enforcing its new ban on most abortions while Planned Parenthood and other healthcare providers challenge it in court. Read more here.

 

Montana Voters to Decide on ‘Born Alive’ Abortion Bill. A referendum on the Montana ballot in November raises the prospect of criminal charges for health care providers unless they take “all medically appropriate and reasonable actions to preserve the life” of an infant born alive, including after an attempted abortion. Read more here.

 

Idaho Asks Judge to Rethink Temporary Block on Abortion Ban. The Idaho attorney general’s office asked U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill to reconsider his decision blocking the state from enforcing a strict abortion ban in medical emergencies. Read more here.

 

North Dakota Judge Denies Request to Lift Stay on Abortion Ban. A North Dakota judge denied a request to lift his stay of a law banning abortion while a challenge to the law’s constitutionality is pending. Read more here.

 

DOJ: States Can’t Penalize VA Employees for Providing Abortion Services. A statement by the Justice Department confirmed that states may not penalize employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs for facilitating abortions that are permitted under federal law. Read more here.

 

YouTube Channel Promotes ‘Self-Managed’ Abortions to Minors. The Amaze.org YouTube channel aimed at children is promoting dangerous abortion drugs and “self-managed” abortions to young girls. Read more here.

 

Pro-Abortion Pilots Flying Women Across State Borders for Abortions. An organization of pilots is partnering with abortionists to find women who live in states with pro-life protections and fly them to obtain abortions in nearby pro-abortion states. Read more here.

 

Thousands March for Life in Pennsylvania. Several thousand Pennsylvanians gathered in Harrisburg at the second annual March for Life to show their support for pro-life policies. Read more here.

 

U.S. Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Offer Military Leave for Service Members to Get Abortions. A group of House Democrats has introduced a new bill that would require the military to provide a leave of absence for service members to receive abortions, including military payment to cover out-of-state travel. Read more here.

 

Thousands Join March for Life in Germany. Around 4,000 participants took part in Berlin’s March for Life in support of the right to life for all people from conception to natural death. Read more here.

 

Wisconsin Legislature Rejects Gov’s Call for Special Session on Abortion. Wisconsin lawmakers have rejected Gov. Tony Evers’ call for a special session to pass a measure creating a way for voters to repeal the state’s 1849 abortion ban. Read more here.

 

U.S. Abortion Training Curriculum Suggests Aborted Babies Look Like Cotton Balls. A newly updated abortion training curriculum suggests that trainees tell women that a baby aborted at nine weeks may “look like a blood clot or a cotton ball.” Read more here.

 

Germans Find Access to Abortion ‘Too Easy,’ Survey Shows. A recent survey shows that one in five Germans believes women can get an abortion too easily in the country. Read more here.

 

Swiss Politicians Introduce New Pro-Life Proposals. Two Swiss politicians have launched pro-life initiatives that will have a national vote if they reach 100,000 signatures before June of next year. Read more here.

 

Thousands March in Ireland to End Abortion. Thousands attended the March for Life in Dublin, Ireland, calling on the government to address the huge increase in the number of abortions taking place. Read more here.

 

Abortion Activists Urge Indiana Judge to Block State Abortion Ban. A Planned Parenthood affiliate and other abortion rights groups and providers urged an Indiana judge to block the state’s ban on most abortions, which recently took effect. Read more here.

 

Indiana Law Banning Most Abortions Takes Effect. An Indiana law banning abortion at all stages of pregnancy with limited exceptions is now in effect, making Indiana the latest state to enact restrictions on the procedure after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Virginia Gov Signs Abortion Ban Into Law. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signed into law a ban on abortions at all stages of pregnancy, with exemptions for rape, incest, and medical emergencies. Read more here.

 

CA University Linked to Disney Offers Students $25K to Make Pro-Abortion Rights Films. A division of the University of Southern California that counts Walt Disney Studios and other major film production companies among its partners has announced a $25,000 grant program for student film projects promoting abortion rights. Read more here.

 

U.S. Senator Introduces National 15-Week Abortion Ban Bill. Sen. Lindsey Graham has introduced a bill to ban abortions nationwide after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

West Virginia Becomes Second State to Pass Abortion Ban Post-Roe. The West Virginia legislature passed a bill to prohibit nearly all abortions, making it the second state to pass a new ban since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Judge Temporarily Blocks Ohio’s Heartbeat Abortion Law. A judge has temporarily blocked the implementation of an Ohio law that prohibits abortion after 20 weeks of gestation and is being challenged by abortion clinics in the state. Read more here.

 

Feminist Leader Admits ‘We Inflated the Figures’ to Get Abortion Legalized in Mexico. A well-known feminist leader recently admitted that her group inflated the number of women who die during “clandestine abortions” in the effort to decriminalize abortion in Mexico. Read more here.

 

Hungary’s Govt Tightens Rules Regulating Abortion. Hungary’s government has issued a decree which will require doctors to present women requesting an abortion with fetal vital signs, an obligation that tightens the country’s abortion rules. Read more here.

 

California Launches Website Promoting Abortion Services. California launched a publicly funded website to promote the state’s abortion services, listing clinics and letting teenagers in other states know they don’t need their parents’ permission to get an abortion in the state. Read more here.

 

Judge Blocks Ohio’s Six-Week Abortion Ban for 14 Days. A judge in Hamilton County, Ohio blocked the state’s six-week abortion ban for 14 days, allowing abortion up to 22 weeks in the state while the six-week law is blocked. Read more here.

 

Florida Abortion Clinic Faces Bankruptcy, Fines for Violating 24-Hour Waiting Period. An Orlando, Florida abortion provider says it could go bankrupt due to fines they are facing after repeatedly violating the state’s 24-hour waiting period requirement before an abortion. Read more here.

 

Indiana Abortion Ban Challenged Under Religious Freedom Law. Opponents of Indiana’s abortion ban set to soon take effect filed a lawsuit arguing it would violate a state religious freedom law that was approved in 2015. Read more here.

 

Ohio Supreme Court Dismisses Abortion Case, Allowing Lower Court Case to Proceed. The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed a case brought by abortion providers in late June challenging the state’s fetal “heartbeat” law. Read more here.

 

Tennessee Abortion Clinic Moves Across State Lines to Avoid Ban. An abortion clinic in Bristol, Tennessee has moved across state lines to its twin city in Virginia to avoid the state’s recent ban on the procedure. Read more here.

 

Election Board Puts Abortion Question on Michigan Fall Ballot. A Michigan election board placed a proposed constitutional amendment guaranteeing a “right” to abortion on the fall ballot, obeying an order from the state’s highest court to do so. Read more here.

 

South Carolina Senators Reject a Near-Total Abortion Ban. South Carolina senators rejected a ban on almost all abortions in a special session called in the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Idaho Legislature Asks Judge to Reconsider Abortion Ruling. The Idaho legislature has asked a federal judge to reconsider his decision blocking the state from enforcing a strict abortion ban in medical emergencies. Read more here.

 

State Takes Aim at Privacy Clause in Florida Pro-Life Fight. Attorney General Ashley Moody’s office said the Florida Supreme Court should reverse a decades-old position that a privacy clause in the state constitution protects abortion rights. Read more here.

 

North Dakota Asks Judge to Lift Stay on Abortion Trigger Law. The North Dakota attorney general’s office asked a judge to lift his stay on a trigger law banning abortion, arguing he failed to make the state’s lone abortion clinic show a likelihood of winning its challenge of the law. Read more here.

 

Florida Clergy Lawsuits Say Abortion Ban Violates Religious Freedom. Clergy members of five religions sued the state of Florida over a new law criminalizing most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, saying the ban violates their religious freedom. Read more here.

 

Abortion Clinics Witness Surge in Out-of-State Appointments. Abortion clinics in states where terminations remain legal report seeing more mothers come from out-of-state to obtain the procedure. Read more here.

 

Judge Strikes Down 1931 Michigan Law Criminalizing Abortion. A judge has struck down a 1931 Michigan law criminalizing nearly all abortions, saying the law violates the state constitution. Read more here.

 

U.S. Telemedicine Clinic Offers Abortion Pills to Women Before They’re Pregnant. A telemedicine clinic is now offering abortion pills to women in a few select states before they are pregnant for future use, including to minors 15 and over without parental consent. Read more here.

 

Spanish Pharmacists Fight Abortion Law That Forces Them to Dispense Morning After Pill. Spain’s General Council of Official Colleges of Pharmacists is fighting a draft law which would fine any medical establishment that does not dispense abortion pills free of charge and without a prescription. Read more here.

 

Nigeria Leads Fight Against Abortion at the UN. Nigeria stood up to western nations in a heated debate about abortion at the UN General Assembly, arguing that each country should decide its abortion laws without external interference. Read more here.

 

U.S. Republicans Move to Block Federal Funding for Abortion Travel Expenses. More than two dozen House Republicans proposed legislation that would prevent the federal government from spending any money to help women travel out of state to receive an abortion. Read more here.

 

Thousands Attend March for Life in London. According to police estimates, about 7,000 people gathered in London for the annual UK March for Life. Read more here.

 

Indiana Defeats Lawsuit Against Abortion Complications Reporting Law. A law in Indiana requiring the reporting of any complications that arise during an abortion will stand, despite objections that it was “unconstitutionally vague,” according to a new federal court ruling. Read more here.

 

Michigan High Court Asked to OK Ballot Question on Abortion. An abortion-rights group asked the Michigan Supreme Court to approve a November ballot question on whether a right to abortion should be enshrined in the state constitution. Read more here.

 

San Marino Legalizes Abortion a Year After Voters Give Approval. The parliament of San Marino has voted to legalize abortion within the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

CA Gov Expected to Sign Law That Would Roll Back Coroner Investigations Into Criminal Abortions. California Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to sign into law a measure that would significantly roll back coroner investigations into possible criminal abortions within the state. Read more here.

 

TN City Considers Cutting City Staff to Help Fund Abortion Travel. Nashville Metro council members have filed legislation that proposes creating a $500,000 fund for Metro residents to travel out of state for abortions, potentially paid for by staffing cuts or project delays. Read more here.

 

Forty Percent of Brits Support Abortion After Twenty Weeks. Only forty percent of British adults support abortion for any woman at 20 weeks, a survey has revealed. Read more here.

 

New Law in Spain Seeks to Advance Abortion ‘Rights.’ Spain’s Cabinet has sent Parliament a draft law that protects the “right” of all women to voluntarily end their pregnancy in the hospital closest to their home and will allow 16- and 17-year-old girls to have an abortion without parental consent. Read more here.

 

UK Women Report Disturbing ‘DIY’ Abortion Stories. With ‘DIY’ home abortions now accounting for more than half of all abortions in England and Wales, women are continuing to come forward with disturbing stories of what it is really like to have an abortion without any medical supervision. Read more here.

 

South Carolina House Approves Near-Total Abortion Ban. The South Carolina House approved a bill that outlaws abortion except in the cases of pregnancies caused by rape or incest. Read more here.

 

CA Senate Passes Bill Allowing NPs to Perform Abortions Without Doctor Present. The California Senate passed a measure permitting specifically trained nurse practitioners to perform abortions without the supervision of a doctor. Read more here.

 

Pro-Life OB/GYNs Push to Correct Post-Roe Media Disinformation. The 7,000-member American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists is launching a campaign “to correct the record” in liberal media warning of a medical disaster in the wake of the court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade case. Read more here.

 

‘Women’s Equality Day’ at White House Focuses on Abortion ‘Rights.’ President Joe Biden and White House officials marked Women’s Equality Day by meeting with state and local leaders to discuss ways to safeguard access to abortion. Read more here.

 

Voters in Four States to Decide Abortion Law at Ballot Box. Voters in California, Kentucky, Montana, and Vermont will decide abortion-related ballot initiatives during midterm elections on November 8. Read more here.

 

California Launches Fund to Help Out-of-State Women Travel for Abortions. California is launching a new fund to help women from other states travel to California for abortions. Read more here.

 

Oklahoma Pro-Life Law Takes Effect. A law has taken effect in Oklahoma which bans all abortions except those performed in cases of medical emergency. Read more here.

 

Delhi High Court Permits Teenage Rape Victim to Abort 28-Week Fetus. The Delhi High Court allowed a teenage rape victim to abort her 28-week fetus, expressing concern for the “misery and suffering” of the mother. Read more here.

 

Judge Partially Blocks Idaho’s Abortion Ban After DOJ Lawsuit. A federal judge temporarily blocked Idaho’s abortion ban from taking effect during medical emergencies, ruling that it conflicts with federal law. Read more here.

 

Poll: Supermajority Supports CA Proposition Allowing Abortion Until Birth. A new poll reveals that an overwhelming majority of registered voters in California approve of Proposition 1, a constitutional amendment that would guarantee a “right” to abortion until birth. Read more here.

 

Biden Admin Presses Governors on Emergency Abortion Access. The Biden administration signaled in a letter to governors that it will challenge any opposition to its guidance requiring medical facilities to provide emergency abortions to women regardless of state bans. Read more here.

 

Appeals Court Rejects Florida Abortion Law Injunction. An appeals court tossed out a temporary injunction that would have blocked a new Florida law preventing abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Broad Injunction Means ‘Abortion Up to Birth’ in Michigan. Critics are warning that a Michigan judge’s injunction against the state’s long-standing abortion law will go further than Roe v. Wade and block the prosecution of late-term abortions and of non-doctors who perform illegal abortions. Read more here.

 

Court Rules California Cannot Force Churches to Cover Elective Abortion in Healthcare Plans. California cannot force religious institutions to include elective abortion coverage in their employee healthcare plans, a federal court ruled. Read more here.

 

Judge Puts Hold on North Dakota Trigger Law Banning Abortion. A judge again blocked a trigger law banning abortion in North Dakota as he weighs arguments from the state’s lone abortion clinic that the law violates the state constitution. Read more here.

 

Google Overhauls Search and Map Features to Support Abortion. Google announced it is overhauling its search engine and maps app to make it easier to find abortion clinics after some users claimed that the company was directing women to crisis pregnancy centers that aim to prevent abortions. Read more here.

 

Walmart Expands Abortion Coverage for Employees. Walmart is expanding its abortion coverage for employees and will now cover the procedure “when there is a health risk to the mother, rape or incest, ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage or lack of fetal viability.” Read more here.

 

Texas Judge Blocks Biden Admin Attempt to Require ERs to Provide Abortions. A federal judge in Texas blocked the Biden administration from enforcing new guidance in the state requiring hospitals to provide emergency abortions to women regardless of the state’s ban on the procedure. Read more here.

 

Abortion Trigger Bans to Go Into Effect in Three U.S. States. Idaho, Tennessee, and Texas are slated to have abortion trigger bans take effect by the end of August in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

At-Home ‘DIY’ Abortions Made Permanent in England and Wales. Women in England and Wales will now permanently be able to access abortion pills at home to terminate pregnancies before 10 weeks. Read more here.

 

Wisconsin GOP Asks Judge to Toss Lawsuit Challenging Abortion Ban. Republicans who control the Wisconsin legislature asked a judge to dismiss Attorney General Josh Kaul’s lawsuit challenging the state’s 173-year-old abortion ban. Read more here.

 

UK Abortion Providers Demand Funding Increase While NHS Struggles. Two major British abortion providers are demanding more taxpayer money for the abortions they perform on behalf of the National Health Service. Read more here.

 

Majority of Americans Support Public Funding of Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers, Poll Finds. Polling conducted by CRC Research shows that 74 percent of Americans surveyed support the public funding of pro-life pregnancy centers after learning about their services. Read more here.

 

California Prepares to Offer Chemical Abortions on College Campuses. State colleges and universities in California are preparing to offer chemical abortions on campus as early as January of 2023 in order to comply with a law passed in 2019. Read more here.

 

Yelp Steers Women Away From Crisis Pregnancy Centers, Claims They Give ‘Misleading Information.’ Yelp, a company that purports to connect people with “great local businesses,” will begin flagging Crisis Pregnancy Centers with a “consumer notice” regarding the limited medical services CPCs usually provide. Read more here.

 

Date Set for Northern Ireland Abortion Challenge. Pro-life campaigners have secured a date for their ongoing challenge to Westminster’s legal authority to direct the establishment of abortion services in Northern Ireland. Read more here.

 

Judge Rules Prosecutors Cannot Enforce Michigan’s Abortion Ban. A Michigan judge blocked county prosecutors from enforcing the state’s 1931 ban on abortion for the foreseeable future. Read more here.

 

Judge Questions Idaho Abortion Ban Challenged by Biden Admin. A judge signaled he was open to the U.S. Department of Justice’s effort to block a near-total ban on abortions in Idaho from being enforced in emergencies, saying it could prevent care to pregnant women whose lives are in danger. Read more here.

 

Pro-Abortion Extremists Vandalize Massachusetts Pregnancy Center. Pro-abortion extremists vandalized a western Massachusetts pregnancy center that supports pregnant women with maternal resources and supplies. Read more here.

 

Florida Amendment Proposes Near-Total Abortion Ban. A political committee has proposed a ballot initiative in Florida that would recognize a “God-given right to life of the preborn individual” and impose a near-total ban on abortion. Read more here.

 

Kentucky Supreme Court Denies Request to Block Abortion Ban. Kentucky’s Supreme Court ruled that the state’s near-total abortion ban will remain in place while it reviews arguments by abortion clinics challenging two state laws. Read more here.

 

Judge Reinstates North Carolina Ban on Late-Term Abortions. A federal judge reinstated a decades-old North Carolina ban on abortions performed after 20 weeks of gestation, citing the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

UN General Assembly Poised to Declare Abortion a Human Right. The European Union, along with the Biden administration, is attempting to force the UN General Assembly to adopt a resolution that claims abortion as a human right. Read more here.

 

USA Gymnastics: Abortion Laws to Play Role in Site Selection. USA Gymnastics announced it will take abortion laws into consideration when selecting competition venues to ensure they support pro-abortion states. Read more here.

 

South Carolina Abortion Ban Temporarily Blocked by State Supreme Court. The South Carolina state Supreme Court temporarily blocked the state’s six-week abortion ban from taking effect but did not rule on the constitutionality of the Fetal Heartbeat law. Read more here.

 

Florida Court Rules ‘Parentless’ 16-Year-Old Is Not ‘Sufficiently Mature’ to Have Abortion. An appeals court upheld a decision by a Florida circuit judge to block a “parentless” teen from having an abortion, ruling she was not “sufficiently mature” to terminate a pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Biden Admin Launches Push for ‘Abortion Rights.’ The White House is reportedly launching a three-prong plan to increase abortion access by influencing men as well as women. Read more here.

 

Victoria Will Not Expand Abortion Services. The Victorian government in Australia has defeated a bill which would have forced all hospitals that receive funding from the state to offer abortions. Read more here.

 

Kentucky AG Fights for State Abortion Ban. Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron filed a motion asking a federal district court to overturn its previous ruling and permanently dismiss a challenge to Kentucky’s live dismemberment law. Read more here.

 

Court Allows Georgia Heartbeat Abortion Ban to Take Effect. A Georgia law banning abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected will take effect after a federal appeals court rejected a challenge to the law by abortion providers. Read more here.

 

Philadelphia Donates to Abortion Fund for Poor Women. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has announced that the city sent $500,000 to the Abortion Liberation Fund of PA, which provides financial assistance to women who can’t afford an abortion. Read more here.

 

Poll: Minority of British Public Support Abortion Being Available to 20 Weeks. According to the latest polling, while 65 percent of the population in the UK support abortion being available up to 14 weeks, only 39 percent support abortion being available up to 20 weeks. Read more here.

 

Hollywood Union’s Health Plan Will Reimburse for Out-of-State Abortion Travel. The health plan of Hollywood’s largest union, SAG-AFTRA, has announced it will reimburse out-of-state abortion travel and lodging expenses for plan participants and their dependents. Read more here.

 

Idaho Supreme Court Allows Near-Total Abortion Ban to Take Effect. Idaho’s top court has allowed a state law to take effect which bans nearly all abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Read more here.

 

ACLU Asks Florida Supreme Court to Review 15-Week Abortion Ban. The American Civil Liberties Union asked the Florida Supreme Court to review their challenge to the state’s new ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy, which took effect July 1. Read more here.

 

Judge Blocks Wyoming Abortion Ban From Taking Effect Amid Legal Challenge. A Wyoming judge blocked the state’s near-total ban on abortion from taking effect while a lawsuit seeking to invalidate the law proceeds. Read more here.

 

Iowa Asks State Court to Allow Fetal Heartbeat Law to Go Into Effect. Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds is formally asking a state court to reinstate a 2018 law banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. Read more here.

 

U.S. Court Hears Arguments for the Release of Sealed Footage Exposing Fetal Tissue Trafficking. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments for the release of undercover video footage which purportedly shows abortion industry representatives discussing the sale of aborted baby body parts. Read more here.

 

Louisiana Supreme Court Allows Abortion Ban to Stay in Effect. The Louisiana Supreme Court denied an appeal filed by plaintiffs in the ongoing legal battle over the state’s abortion ban, allowing the ban to stay in effect. Read more here.

 

Montana Court Stops Three Pro-Life Laws. The Montana Supreme Court upheld a district court order that temporarily blocked three new pro-life laws, returning the case to district court for a full trial. Read more here.

 

U.S. House Democrats Want Taxpayers to Subsidize Women’s Out-of-State Abortion Travel. Several House Democrats have proposed a new federal grant program to subsidize patients who wish to travel to another state to abort their children. Read more here.

 

BBC Poll Prompts Call for Action on Coerced Abortions. A BBC-commissioned poll revealed 15 percent of UK women had faced pressure to abort their unborn child, prompting calls for the Health Secretary to treat forced abortion as a public health concern. Read more here.

 

MA Gov Signs Law Requiring Public Colleges to Provide Access to Abortion Pills. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed legislation that requires all state public universities and colleges to provide access to chemical abortions. Read more here.

 

Nebraska Lacks Votes to Pass 12-Week Abortion Ban. Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts will not convene the state legislature for a special session to consider stricter abortion laws because lawmakers reportedly do not have the votes to pass a ban on abortion after 12 weeks of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Israeli High Court Rejects Petition to Ban Abortion After 24 Weeks. The High Court of Justice in Israel rejected a petition to ban abortions after the 24th week of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

U.S. DOJ Challenges Idaho’s Six-Week Abortion Ban. The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Idaho’s near-total abortion ban, arguing that the state’s law violates a federal law in which doctors must provide care during medical emergencies. Read more here.

 

Report: Planned Parenthood Is Increasingly Focusing on Chemical Abortions. According to a new report from American Life League, there has been an 82% increase in Planned Parenthood affiliates offering the abortion pill regimen between 2005 and 2021. All 567 locations dispense or administer potentially abortifacient contraceptive drugs and devices. Read more here.

 

Pharmaceutical Company Eli Lilly Pushes Back Against Indiana’s New Abortion Law. Eli Lilly is voicing opposition to a near ban on abortion saying it will hinder hiring in the state. The company is concerned about its ability “to attract diverse scientific, engineering and business talent from around the world.” Read more here.

 

Religious Leaders File Lawsuits Claiming Florida’s 15-Week Abortion Ban Violates Freedom of Religion. Religious leaders in Florida, including two Christian pastors, have sued to overturn the state’s recently activated 15-week abortion ban, arguing that the Florida abortion ban restricts the congregational leaders’ “ability to counsel … about abortion in accordance with their faiths, since Florida law prohibits counseling or encouraging a crime.” Read more here.

 

Nearly 600 Entertainment Industry Men Demand Studios Fund Abortion Travel: ‘It Affects Us All.’ A letter to studio executives demanded that they fund abortion travel for pregnant employees due to the “imminent workplace-safety crisis created by the overturning of Roe v. Wade.” Read more here.

 

State Attorney Who Vowed Not to Prosecute Abortions is Removed. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended a county state attorney who vowed not to enforce state laws, such as prosecuting women seeking an abortion or doctors who perform them. Read more here.

 

Biden Issues Another Executive Order to ‘Advance Access’ to Abortion. The order will secure “access to reproductive and other healthcare services” and directs Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra “to consider action to advance access to reproductive healthcare services,” including the use of waivers, which would allow states in which abortion is legal to provide Medicaid coverage — at taxpayer expense — to out-of-state residents. Read more here.

 

Western NGOs Target East Africa in Health Bill. Non-governmental organizations including IPAS, and International Planned Parenthood Federation are pushing a bill that would impose a right to abortion on seven east African countries where abortion is mostly restricted—Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Read more here.

 

Biden Executive Order on Abortion Travel Funding Appears to Violate Hyde Amendment. Biden’s order directs the Department of Health and Human Services to consider using Medicaid dollars to pay expenses for pregnant women who live in states with pro-life laws when they travel to other states for an abortion, but the Hyde Amendment prohibits federal Medicaid funding for abortion. Read more here.

 

Priest, Pro-Lifers Sentenced to Three Months in Jail for Counseling Women Inside Abortion Center. The three were given the maximum sentence for the misdemeanor charge of third-degree criminal trespass. Read more here.

 

Kansas Voters Reject Removing ‘Right’ to Abortion From State Constitution. Kansans cast votes during Tuesday’s primary election on the pro-life Value Them Both amendment, which stated that the Kansas Constitution doesn’t include a right to abortion, nor is the state government required to fund abortion. Read more here.

 

Legal Abortions Dropped Drastically in Poland in 2021. There were ten times less abortions in Poland in 2021 than in previous years, according to data from the Ministry of Health. Of the 107 abortions performed last year, 75 were due to a high probability of severe and irreversible impairment of the fetus or an incurable disease threatening its life. Read more here.

 

The Web is Home to an Illegal Bazaar for Abortion Pills. Despite the Supreme Court’s ruling last month that gave states the right to ban the procedure, it’s still possible to get abortion medication, even in states where it’s restricted, through telemedicine or by traveling across state lines. Read more here.

 

One in Five UK Women Had Abortion Due to Crushing Impact of Soaring Childcare Fees. Figures released by a UK charity reveal that nearly one in five women had terminated a pregnancy they wanted because they felt they would be unable to keep up with costs. Read more here.

 

Australian MP Launches Bid to Compel Religious Hospitals to Provide Abortions. A bill is being introduced into state parliament that would remove the right of hospitals that receive any taxpayer funding to refuse to offer reproductive health services due to “corporate conscientious objection.” Read more here.

 

Georgia Residents Can Claim Unborn Children as Dependents on State Taxes. Georgia is allowing taxpayers to claim unborn children with a detectable human heartbeat as dependents on state income taxes, the state’s revenue department has announced. Read more here.

 

University of Florida Student Senate Votes for Plan B in Vending Machines. The “emergency contraception,” known as Plan B, will be available at a discounted price in campus vending machines. While Plan B is billed as contraception, it can act as an abortifacient if fertilization has already taken place. Read more here.

 

Louisiana Abortion Ban Reinstated, Clinics Halt Procedures. Abortion procedures came to a halt after an appeals court ruled that Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry can enforce the ban while ongoing legal challenges play out in court. Read more here.

 

Indiana Senate Narrowly Passes Near-Total Abortion Ban. The bill would prohibit abortions from the time a fertilized egg implants in a uterus. Exceptions would be allowed in cases of rape and incest, but a patient seeking an abortion for either reason would have to sign a notarized affidavit attesting to the attack. Read more here.

 

Minnesota Report Reveals Five Babies Born Alive After Abortion in 2021. The state’s annual report on abortion showed that all five babies born alive after abortions were all denied medical care, even though this is illegal in Minnesota. All the babies died. Read more here.

 

Facebook Shuts Down Abortion Pill Reversal Info Page, Restores Days Later. Women seeking assistance after changing their mind about chemical abortion have had one avenue to find help blocked by Facebook, citing violation of community standards, as the platform removed the Abortion Pill Reversal page. It was put back up several days later. Read more here.

 

60 Percent of Abortion Clinics Shut Down in Red States With Pro-Life Laws After Roe Overturned. A report by the Guttmacher Institute looked at 11 Republican-led states that have implemented near-total or total bans on abortion and found only 28 of 71 clinics remain open. Read more here.

 

Republican Attorneys General Demand Answers on Google Abortion Search Manipulation. Several Republican state attorneys general have written to Google demanding answers on the manipulation of search results related to crisis pregnancy centers. Many Democratic politicians have demanded Google censor search results, accusing Google of sending women to “fake clinics” that “traffic in misinformation.” The clinics they are referring to are crisis pregnancy centers. Read more here.

 

UK Ultrasound Clinic Closed Down After Telling Women Their Babies Had Died When They Were Still Alive. An inspection of the Baby Ultrasound Clinic Wakefield revealed that the clinic was “inadequate” after identifying “significant safety concerns.” Women were told the incorrect sex for their baby and that they had miscarried when they had not. Read more here.

 

Michigan Gov. Slashed Care For Pregnant Women From Michigan’s Budget. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed funding for maternity homes, adoption tax credits, and other budget items that assist pregnant women. Read more here.

 

India’s Supreme Court Allows Unmarried Woman to End Pregnancy at 24 Weeks. India’s Supreme Court expanded the scope of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act to include “unmarried woman” and allowed a woman to abort her 24-weeks pregnancy arising out of a consensual relationship. Read more here.

 

Indiana Republicans Pairing Abortion Ban With Services Boost. Indiana lawmakers are pairing a proposal to ban nearly all abortions in the state with promises to boost spending toward helping pregnant women, young children and adoptions. Read more here.

 

UK Under International Pressure Over Deletion of Abortion Commitments. The UK government is coming under growing pressure from European countries and human rights groups to explain why commitments to abortion and sexual health rights have been removed from an official statement on gender equality. Read more here.

 

U.S. House Passes Right to Contraception Act Guaranteeing Access to Contraceptives, Abortion Drugs. In a 228-195 vote, lawmakers passed the Right to Contraception Act.  The legislation, largely a messaging bill unlikely to pass the 50-50 Senate, would create a federal right to obtaining contraception and abortion drugs. Read more here.

 

UK’s Largest Abortion Provider Sent Abortion Pills to Woman 7 Months Pregnant. The British Pregnancy Advisory Service provided abortion pills for a woman who subsequently gave birth to a baby at seven months gestation. It is unclear whether the baby was born alive. Abortion pills are not to be used after 10 weeks of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Mississippi Abortion Clinic is Sold, Won’t Reopen. The Mississippi abortion clinic at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court case that overturned Roe v. Wade has been sold and will not reopen even if it’s allowed to do so by a state court. Read more here.

 

Supreme Court Lets Indiana Enforce Abortion Parental Consent Requirement. The Court issued an order allowing Indiana to begin enforcing a state law requiring parental consent in order for a minor to get an abortion. The law was passed in 2017, but lower courts blocked it. Read more here.

 

Sweden Pushes Increased Abortion in Africa Under the Guise of ‘Self-Care.’ Sweden seeks to re-brand and sell abortion as “self-care” throughout Africa. Sweden’s population control allies seek to provide to Africans abortion pills, often illegally, to be self-administered without a doctor. Read more here.

 

Kentucky’s 15-Week Abortion Ban Takes Effect Following Roe Reversal. U.S. District Judge Rebecca Grady Jennings lifted part of her injunction of pro-life House Bill 3 and reinstated the state’s 15-week abortion ban, citing the recent overturning of Roe v. Wade in the Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Read more here.

 

Federal Appeals Court Allows Georgia’s Six-Week Abortion Ban to Take Effect Immediately. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals stayed a federal district court’s order that had blocked the abortion law from going into effect. Read more here.

 

Federal Court Reinstates Missouri Ban on Down Syndrome Abortions. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled to uphold House Bill 126, which bans abortions based solely on a prenatal Down syndrome diagnosis. Read more here.

 

Judge Blocks Enforcement of West Virginia Abortion Ban. A judge in West Virginia’s capital blocked enforcement of the state’s 150-year-old abortion ban, opening the door for abortions to resume in the state. The decision will be appealed to the state Supreme Court. Read more here.

 

Texas Sues Biden Administration for Threatening Hospitals, Doctors That Refuse to Perform Abortions. Texas attorney general Ken Paxton sued the Biden administration over a memo claiming health-care providers are required under federal law to perform abortions in emergency situations regardless of state laws. Read more here.

 

Radical Abortion Bills Pushed Through U.S. House of Representatives. The Women’s Health Protection Act effectively codifies Roe, banning most government restrictions on abortion. The Ensuring Access to Abortion Act prohibits any restrictions blocking out-of-state travel to obtain abortions. Both bills will now go to the Senate. Read more here.

 

U.S. House GOP Bill Seeks to Block Federal Funding of Transportation for Abortions. The bill would prohibit states from providing non-emergency medical transportation funds as has been considered by the Biden administration after the Supreme Court overruled Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Organization ‘Celebrates’ 6,700 Lives Lost to Abortion In Ireland Last Year. Pro-abortion organization Abortion Rights Campaign issued a press release celebrating the number of abortions after statistics were released from the Department of Health in Ireland. Read more here.

 

Dick’s Sporting Goods Hit with Civil-Rights Complaint for Funding Employee Abortions, Not Childcare. America First Legal’s Center for Legal Equality filed the complaint asking the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to launch an investigation into Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. for alleged civil rights violations. Read more here.

 

‘Frustrated’ Young Women Are Trying to Get Sterilized After Overturning of Roe. Young women who declare they don’t want children are looking to permanent sterilization to end their fertility. Read more here.

 

Pennsylvania Senate Approves Amendment Declaring No Right to Abortion In State Constitution. Pro-life senators voted to pass an omnibus resolution containing five proposals for amendments to the state Constitution, including “this Constitution does not grant the right to taxpayer-funded abortion or any other right relating to abortion.” Read more here.

 

Elizabeth Warren Calls to Shut Down Crisis Pregnancy Centers ‘All Around the Country.’ Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has called for the shutting down of crisis pregnancy centers, claiming they exist to “fool people” who are looking for abortion. Read more here.

 

Censorship of Pro-Life Ads Was ‘Discriminatory’ Rules Slovenian Equality Body. The censorship of pro-life bus advertisements amounts to discrimination according to the Advocate of the Principle of Equality. The ads from a pro-life NGO with the messages “We love Life!,” “You are not alone,” “Step out of Silence” and “I mourn my child” were deemed “intolerant” by municipal authorities. Read more here.

 

Judge Extends Block on Utah Trigger Law as Planned Parenthood Expresses ‘Gratitude’ for Legal Abortion. Third District Court Judge Andrew Stone granted abortion defenders’ request for a temporary block of the trigger law. Stone announced the block would remain in place while the lawsuit on the merits of the law worked its way through the system. Read more here.

 

Egyptian Man Sues Wife for Giving Birth to Down Syndrome Baby. The lawsuit requested financial compensation and the annulment of the marriage contract. The court rejected the lawsuit. Read more here.

 

Federal Judge Blocks Arizona’s ‘Personhood’ Abortion Law. U.S. District Judge Douglas Rayes blocked a 2021 state “personhood” law that gives all legal rights to unborn children and that abortion rights groups said put providers at risk of prosecution for a variety of crimes. The same judge refused to block the personhood law last year, but abortion rights groups renewed their request after Roe v. Wade was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more here.

 

Abortion Pills a New Front in Culture Wars. In the days since Roe was repealed, demand for the abortion medication has exploded. The two-pill regimen was first approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2000 for use up to 10 weeks of pregnancy and is now the most common method of ending pregnancies in the U.S. Read more here.

 

Biden Considering Public Health Emergency to Protect Abortion Access. President Joe Biden said he is considering declaring a public health emergency to free up federal resources to promote abortion access. Read more here.

 

Virginia Gov to Push for 15-Week Abortion Ban. Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin said that he plans to support a 15-week abortion ban in his state following the Supreme Court’s recent decision that overturned Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Floating Abortion Clinic Proposed in Gulf of Mexico to Bypass Bans. A California doctor is proposing a floating abortion clinic in the Gulf of Mexico as a way to maintain access for people in southern states where abortion bans have been enacted. Read more here.

 

White House Says Hospitals, Doctors Must Perform Abortions in Emergencies. The Biden administration said doctors and hospitals need to provide abortions if there is a medical emergency and the health or life of the patient is at risk, regardless of state law. Read more here.

 

Utah Judge Blocks State’s Abortion Ban. A state court judge in Utah blocked a sweeping new abortion ban from taking effect while Planned Parenthood pursues a legal challenge. Read more here.

 

Michigan Abortion Activists Submit Signatures for Abortion ‘Rights’ Ballot Measure. Abortion activists have secured nearly 754,000 signatures to put an abortion “rights” constitutional amendment on the Michigan ballot in November. Read more here.

 

Several Abortion Restrictions Ruled Unconstitutional by Minnesota District Court. A state district court ruled that several of Minnesota’s abortion restrictions violate the state constitution. Read more here.

 

Harvard Poll: 72 Percent of Americans Support 15-Week Abortion Ban. A new Harvard-CAPS poll found that 72 percent of Americans think abortion should be allowed only until the 15th week of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Biden Signs Executive Order Aimed at Protecting Access to Abortion. President Joe Biden signed an executive order intended to protect access to abortion and increase “reliable and accurate” education about abortion. Read more here.

 

Judge Lifts Order Against Indiana Abortion Procedure Ban. A federal judge is allowing an Indiana law largely banning dismemberment abortions to take effect following the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Louisiana Can Enforce Near-Total Abortion Ban After Ruling. A Louisiana judge ruled that the state can enforce its ban on almost all abortions after finding that a legal challenge to the pro-life law was filed in the wrong court. Read more here.

 

EU Parliament Condemns U.S. Abortion Ruling, Seeks Safeguards. The European Union’s parliament overwhelmingly condemned the overturning of Roe v. Wade and called for abortion safeguards to be enshrined in the EU’s fundamental rights charter. Read more here.

 

Pennsylvania Senate Advances Pro-Life Constitutional Amendment. Pennsylvania state senators advanced a proposal to add language to the Pennsylvania Constitution stating that the document does not guarantee any rights relating to abortion. Read more here.

 

North Carolina Gov Welcomes Out-of-State Abortion Seekers. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order to ensure access to abortion in the state, citing an expected increase in abortion clients coming from out of state. Read more here.

 

Pro-Abortion Doctors Demand Free Abortions in UK for Americans. A group of pro-abortion doctors at the British Medical Association have voted to lobby the UK government to provide free taxpayer-funded abortions for women from the U.S. Read more here.

 

Colorado Gov Signs Order to Protect Abortion Access. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed an executive order pledging that the state will not assist other states in criminal or civil investigations used to prevent people from accessing abortions. Read more here.

 

Biden Admin Flying Illegal Immigrants Around U.S. for Abortions. The Biden administration is flying pregnant illegal immigrants from Texas to other states at taxpayer expense to have abortions. Read more here.

 

Rhode Island Gov Signs Pro-Abortion Order. Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee ordered state agencies not to cooperate with any investigations launched by other states of Rhode Islanders who help someone get an abortion. Read more here.

 

Teen Vogue Updates Abortion Guide After Dobbs Decision. Teen Vogue published a new guide for its teenage audience on “how to navigate abortion restrictions as a teenager.” Read more here.

 

Sierra Leone Backs Bill to Legalize Abortion. Cabinet ministers in Sierra Leone are backing a bill which would decriminalize abortion. Read more here.

 

Texas Supreme Court Blocks Order That Allowed Abortions to Resume. The Texas Supreme Court blocked a lower court order that had allowed abortionists in the state to continue seeing patients. Read more here.

 

Judge Blocks Florida 15-Week Abortion Ban, Ruling Stayed as State Appeals. A state judge has temporarily blocked a Florida law that bans abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy, but that block has itself been put on hold while the state appeals the ruling. Read more here.

 

Louisiana Asks Court to Allow Abortion Ban Enforcement. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry asked the state Supreme Court to allow enforcement of Louisiana’s ban on most abortions. Read more here.

 

Kentucky Supreme Court Denies State AG’s Request to Reinstate Abortion Ban. The Kentucky Supreme Court denied the state attorney general’s emergency appeal to have a near-total abortion ban that was blocked by a circuit court judge reinstated. Read more here.

 

Judge Rules Mississippi Abortion Ban Can Take Effect. A judge in Mississippi declined a request from the state’s only abortion clinic to block a trigger law that bans most abortion procedures from taking effect. Read more here.

 

Five U.S. States Call Special Sessions to Determine Abortion Law. Governors in South Dakota, Indiana, South Carolina, Illinois and Nebraska have called special legislative sessions to pass bills related to abortion in response to the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Google Will Delete Location History for Users Who Visit Abortion Clinics. Google announced that it plans to delete location history data for users who visit an abortion clinic after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Mississippi Gov Says Doctors in His State Will Lose Medical License for Prescribing Abortion Pills. Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said his state’s board of medical licensure will take away the license of doctors who prescribe abortion pills. Read more here.

 

Maine Gov Signs Pro-Abortion Executive Order. Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed an executive order prohibiting state agencies from cooperating with another state’s investigation into a health care provider for performing an abortion in Maine. Read more here.

 

Thousands Participate in Ireland’s Pro-Life March. Thousands gathered in Dublin to protest Ireland’s abortion laws, as well as to celebrate the repeal of Roe v. Wade in the United States. Read more here.

 

Largest U.S. Nursing Union Urges Congress to Codify Roe v. Wade. National Nurses United is urging the U.S. Senate to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act and codify a “right” to abortion. Read more here.

 

Poll: Eighty Percent of French Want Abortion ‘Rights’ Enshrined in Constitution. Eight out of 10 French people favor enshrining the “right” to abortion in the country’s constitution, an opinion poll shows. Read more here.

 

U.S. DOJ Warns States of Legal Fight Over Availability of Abortion Pills. The Department of Justice has warned states that there may be a coming legal battle over the banning of drugs that induce an abortion. Read more here.

 

Ohio Supreme Court Denies Emergency Request to Block Heartbeat Law. The Ohio Supreme Court denied an emergency request by abortion providers to block the state’s heartbeat abortion ban. Read more here.

 

Florida Judge Rules 15-Week Abortion Ban Unconstitutional. Circuit Judge John Cooper announced he will be issuing a temporary injunctive order after determining that Florida’s 15-week abortion ban is unconstitutional. Read more here.

 

Kentucky Pro-Life Law Triggered by Roe Decision Blocked by Judge. A judge in Kentucky has blocked enforcement of the state’s near-total ban on abortion that was triggered by the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Leftist Prosecutors Refuse to Enforce State Abortion Bans. Dozens of locally elected prosecutors from all over the United States are refusing to enforce abortion restrictions that have now been legalized following the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

SCOTUS Sends Several Abortion Cases Back to Lower Courts. The U.S. Supreme Court sent three abortion-related cases back down to lower courts for reconsideration after overturning Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Texas-Based Insurance Company Offers Employees Money for Birth, Adoption. A Texas-based insurance company is allocating funds to new parents for birth or adoption, a stark contrast to the latest trend of companies funding “abortion tourism.” Read more here.

 

Maryland Law Expanding Who Can Perform Abortions Takes Effect. A Maryland law allowing nurse practitioners, nurse midwives and physician assistants to perform abortions after receiving special training has taken effect. Read more here.

 

Two Oklahoma Pro-Life Laws Face Court Challenges. Abortion providers and advocates filed a lawsuit asking the Oklahoma Supreme Court to strike down two laws that make it a felony to perform an abortion. Read more here.

 

Washington Gov Signs Order Making State a ‘Sanctuary’ for Abortion. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee issued a directive that bars state police from cooperating with out-of-state investigatory requests related to abortion. Read more here.

 

No Strong Case for Changing Abortion Rules, Says UK Deputy PM. The right to abortions in the UK is “settled,” and there is not a “strong case for change,” Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab has said. Read more here.

 

National Right to Life Website Taken Down by Cyberattack. The website for National Right to Life Committee is offline after apparently being targeted for cyberattack. Read more here.

 

White House Encourages Girls ‘15 or Younger’ to Abort Without Parents’ Consent. The White House has promoted a service that helps young teenage girls obtain abortions without the knowledge or consent of their parents. Read more here.

 

Court Rules Tennessee’s Six-Week Abortion Ban Can Take Effect. A federal court has allowed Tennessee’s ban on abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy to go into effect following the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Californians to Vote on Constitutional Amendment Guaranteeing Abortion Access. California voters will decide if the state’s constitution should be amended to include the “right” to abortion after the state legislature approved a measure to put the issue on the ballot. Read more here.

 

Judge Temporarily Blocks Texas Abortion Ban. A county judge temporarily stopped Texas’s pre-Roe v. Wade abortion ban from taking effect statewide, which means abortion up to six weeks of pregnancy may resume at some clinics. Read more here.

 

U.S. HHS Secretary Vows to Increase Access to ‘Medication Abortion.’ Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra pledged his full attention to expanding access to abortion services after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

South Carolina Fetal Heartbeat Law Goes Into Effect. South Carolina’s fetal heartbeat law, which prohibits most abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, has gone into effect after a federal judge stayed an injunction that had been granted over a year ago. Read more here.

 

Iowa Gov Seeks to Revive State Heartbeat Abortion Ban. Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds called on a district court to lift an injunction against the state’s heartbeat abortion ban. Read more here.

 

Abortion Clinics Seek Emergency Stay Against Ohio Heartbeat Abortion Ban. Abortion providers asked the Ohio Supreme Court to order the state to not enforce the six-week heartbeat abortion ban while their case against it is being litigated. Read more here.

 

Poll: Half of Americans Support SCOTUS Abortion Ruling. A new U.S. poll by Rasmussen Reports finds that half of the country approves of the overturning of Roe v. Wade while 45 percent disapprove. Read more here.

 

Indiana AG Asks Courts to Reinstate Blocked Pro-Life Laws. Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita is asking federal judges to lift orders blocking several state pro-life laws following the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Israel Eases Abortion Regulations. An Israeli parliamentary committee approved a new set of rules which will allow women to get abortion pills through the country’s universal health system. Read more here.

 

California Won’t Cover Travel Expenses for Non-Residents Seeking Abortions. California Gov. Gavin Newsom decided his administration will not use public money to help women travel from other states to get an abortion. Read more here.

 

Nevada Gov Issues Order to Protect Abortion Patients From Out-of-State Prosecution. Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak issued an executive order protecting out-of-state abortion patients and medical providers from prosecution in other states. Read more here.

 

More Than 100,000 March for Life in Spain. More than 100,000 people turned out for Spain’s March for Life in Madrid, in part to protest proposed changes to the country’s abortion law. Read more here.

 

Louisiana AG Warns Doctors Against Performing Abortions. Louisiana’s attorney general warned doctors against performing abortions, saying a judge’s order blocking enforcement of the state’s abortion ban “has limited reach.” Read more here.

 

Amazon Employees Demand Action Against SCOTUS Abortion Ruling. Hundreds of Amazon employees sent an open letter to company executives demanding that they take action to restore “the basic human right” of unrestricted abortion access. Read more here.

 

Judge Blocks Louisiana Pro-Life Law From Taking Effect. A judge in Louisiana temporarily blocked three state laws that were set to take effect upon the overturning of Roe v. Wade and would ban virtually all abortions. Read more here.

 

Protests Hit Cities Across the Country Following SCOTUS Pro-Life Decision. Protests occurred in numerous cities across the U.S. as pro-abortion activists took to the streets to voice their anger with the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

New Challenge Filed to Mississippi Abortion Ban. The Jackson Women’s Health Organization has filed a new lawsuit seeking to block a state ban on abortion, just days after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

SD Gov Intends to Ban Abortion Pills Prescribed Online. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem said she intends to ban telemedicine appointments with abortion care providers who prescribe pills online. Read more here.

 

World Leaders Condemn U.S. Abortion Ruling as ‘Backwards Step.’ The leaders of Canada, France, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom were among those who condemned the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Planned Parenthood Sues to Stop Abortion Ban in Idaho. Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit in Idaho trying to block the state’s trigger law banning abortion from being enacted. Read more here.

 

U.S. Federal Workers Get Sick Leave for Abortion Travel. Federal employees can use sick leave to travel for medical care, including abortions, the Office of Personnel Management announced. Read more here.

 

ACLU Files Lawsuit Claiming Kentucky Abortion Ban Violates State Constitution. Pro-abortion activists have filed a lawsuit asking a judge to temporarily block Kentucky’s pro-life laws, claiming they violate the state constitution. Read more here.

 

Texas Abortion Groups File Suit to Delay Abortion Ban. Texas abortion providers filed a lawsuit challenging a pre-Roe v. Wade abortion ban that criminalized the performing of or assisting with abortions. Read more here.

 

Pro-Lifers Prepare to Mount Legal Challenges Against Abortion Expansion in Northern Ireland. A pro-life group is preparing to mount a legal challenge against regulations giving the Northern Ireland Secretary new powers to impose expanded abortion access in the province. Read more here.

 

Virginia Gov Calls for New Pro-Life Law. Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin has called on lawmakers to unite in drafting pro-life legislation for the upcoming legislative session in January. Read more here.

 

Utah Judge Grants Temporary Block of State’s Abortion Ban. A judge has granted a request by Planned Parenthood of Utah for a temporary restraining order against a state law banning most abortions. Read more here.

 

Abortion Is Banned in Oklahoma. Abortion automatically became banned in Oklahoma when Roe v. Wade was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more here.

 

Alabama AG Explains Near-Total Abortion Ban. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall affirmed that the state’s abortion trigger law has gone into effect, making it a felony to perform an abortion. Read more here.

 

New Mexico Gov Shields Abortion Clinics Ahead of Expected Patient Surge. New Mexico’s governor signed an order aimed at protecting abortion providers as the state prepares for an influx of patients and clinics from states set to ban the procedure. Read more here.

 

SCOTUS Strikes Down Roe v. Wade in Historic Victory for Pro-Life Movement. The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that legalized abortion, allowing each state to now determine its own regulations on abortion. Read more here.

 

DHS Warns of Potential Domestic Terror Attacks for Weeks Following Roe Ruling. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned in an intelligence brief that domestic terrorists could launch attacks due to the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Biden Urges Congress to Codify Roe. President Biden called on Congress to codify a right to abortion in federal law, saying the “health and life of women” are “at risk” hours after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Missouri Bans All Abortions Minutes After SCOTUS Ruling Overturning Roe. Minutes after the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade, Missouri became the first state to invoke a trigger law banning all abortions in the state, except in cases of medical emergency. Read more here.

 

Kentucky AG Issues Advisory on Kentucky Human Life Protection Act. Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced that the state law prohibiting abortions in most circumstances has taken effect following the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Idaho Will Ban Most Abortions After SCOTUS Ruling. The overturning of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court triggers a 2020 Idaho law banning all abortions except in cases of reported rape or incest, or to protect the mother’s life. Read more here.

 

Most Abortions Now Illegal in South Dakota. South Dakota’s long-pending “trigger law” banning voluntary termination of pregnancies has gone into effect after the Supreme Court voted to overturn Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

South Carolina AG Asks Court to Uphold Abortion Ban. South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced moments after the Dobbs decision that he filed a motion with the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals to lift its injunction against the state’s Fetal Heartbeat Act. Read more here.

 

Arkansas AG Certifies ‘Trigger Law’ Banning Abortion in the State. Following the overturn of Roe v. Wade, a state law in Arkansas banning most abortions has gone into effect. Read more here.

 

Abortion in Louisiana Illegal Immediately After SCOTUS Ruling. Abortion became illegal in Louisiana immediately after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Texas Ban on Abortions Set to Start in 30 Days. The Texas law that makes performing abortions a felony will go into effect 30 days after the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

West Coast U.S. Governors Join Together to Ensure Abortion Access. The governors of California, Oregon, and Washington issued a multi-state commitment to defend access to abortion, contraceptives, and other reproductive health care. Read more here.

 

U.S. AG Releases Statement on SCOTUS Ruling Overturning Roe v. Wade. U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland issued a statement “strongly disagreeing” with the overturning of Roe v. Wade but said that violence and threats would not be tolerated. Read more here.

 

U.S. Defense Secretary Vows Abortion Access for Troops Following SCOTUS Ruling. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin vowed to provide service members with “seamless access” to “reproductive health care” in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Massachusetts Gov Signs Order Protecting Access to Abortion. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed an executive order to protect access to abortion in response to the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v Wade. Read more here.

 

Disney, Others Vow to Pay for Employee Travel Expenses for Abortions. A number of top entertainment giants – including Comcast, Disney, Netflix, Paramount, and Discovery – have vowed to pay travel expenses for employees looking to get abortions. Read more here.

 

Polish Parliament Rejects Pro-Abortion Bill. Poland’s parliament has rejected a bill that would have liberalized the country’s abortion law by allowing terminations on demand up to 12 weeks of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Germany Ends Law Prohibiting Abortion Advertising. Germany has eliminated a law that prohibited doctors from advertising abortion services. Read more here.

 

UK Peers Call Out Govt for Forcing Extreme Abortion Regulations on Northern Ireland. A number of peers have spoken out against the government’s new regulations that allow expanded abortion access in Northern Ireland. Read more here.

 

JPMorgan Chase to Pay for Employees’ Abortion Tourism. A new report revealed that investment bank JPMorgan Chase will begin financing employees’ travel as they try to procure abortions. Read more here.

 

Undercover Footage Allegedly Exposes Gruesome Details of D.C. Abortion Clinic Practices. Undercover footage recorded by pro-life activists allegedly shows an employee discussing the practices of a D.C. abortion clinic accused of using gruesome abortion techniques. Read more here.

 

Louisiana Gov Signs Law to Stiffen Abortion Provider Penalties. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed legislation that would impose harsher criminal penalties on abortion providers if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

CA Senate Approves Constitutional Amendment to Protect Abortion ‘Rights.’ The California senate approved a state constitutional amendment which would guarantee a “right” to abortion and contraception. Read more here.

 

New Poll Finds Most Americans Believe Unborn Children Have Rights. A survey conducted by YouGov found that a vast majority of Americans believe unborn children have a number of rights. Read more here.

 

Wisconsin Lawmakers Spend Less Than One Minute in Abortion Special Session. Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin refused to discuss the legalization of abortion in a special session mandated by Gov. Tony Evers for that purpose. Read more here.

 

U.S. Law Enforcement Monitoring Violent Abortion Activists Ahead of SCOTUS Ruling. Several branches of law enforcement are monitoring the activity of radical abortion rights organization Jane’s Revenge, which has promised violence against pro-life groups. Read more here.

 

England and Wales See Record High Abortion Numbers in 2021. Abortion statistics released by the Department for Health and Social Care show the highest number of abortions ever recorded in England and Wales, with 214,869 taking place in 2021. Read more here.

 

Nineteen AGs Blast U.S. DOJ for Ignoring Pro-Abortion Domestic Terrorism. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, joined by 18 others, urged U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to stop the increasing pro-abortion terrorism against pro-life organizations and churches in recent weeks. Read more here.

 

Dutch Senators Vote to Abolish Waiting Period Before Abortion. Dutch senators voted in favor of scrapping the five-day waiting period before a woman can have an abortion. Read more here.

 

Study Predicts One-Quarter of U.S. Abortion Clinics Will Close If Roe Is Overturned. A newly released study purports that if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, nearly a quarter of abortion facilities throughout the country will close. Read more here.

 

U.S. Symposium Outlines Next Steps for Pro-Life Community. Pro-life groups came together at the Life After Roe Symposium to discuss the future challenges and opportunities of a post-Roe America. Read more here.

 

Pro-Abortion Activists Covered in Fake Blood Protest at SCOTUS Justice’s Home. Pro-abortion activists carrying baby dolls and wearing clothes stained with what appeared to be fake blood demonstrated outside Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s home. Read more here.

 

AMA Considers Abortion Restrictions a ‘Human Rights Violation.’ The American Medical Association has announced a new policy seeking protection for abortionists and calling abortion restrictions a “violation of human rights.” Read more here.

 

Liberia’s Parliament Prepares Bill to Expand Access to Abortion. Liberian lawmakers are debating a bill which would expand the availability of legal abortion up to 12 weeks of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Iowa Supreme Court Overturns State Constitutional Right to Abortion. Iowa’s Supreme Court ruled there is no state constitutional right to an abortion, reversing a previous decision. Read more here.

 

FBI Investigating Attacks on U.S. Pregnancy Centers. The FBI is investigating attacks on pregnancy resource centers across the country as acts of domestic violent extremism, the bureau has announced. Read more here.

 

U.S. Pro-Life Leaders Send Letter to AG Demanding Response to Pro-Abortion Terrorism. A coalition of pro-life organizations sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding action to address the recent wave of pro-abortion terrorism and intimidation. Read more here.

 

Biden Admin Considers Declaring Public Health Emergency to Protect Abortion Access. The Biden administration is reportedly considering declaring a public health emergency to protect abortion access should Roe v. Wade be overturned. Read more here.

 

Synagogue Sues Florida Over Pro-Life Law. A Jewish synagogue in Florida has sued the state over its recently enacted pro-life law, claiming that it violates the religious freedom of the faith’s congregants. Read more here.

 

Domestic U.S. Terrorist Group Threatens Escalated Violence Against Pro-Life Ministries. Radical pro-abortion group Jane’s Revenge has declared “open season” on pro-life ministries in a letter that makes terrorist threats. Read more here.

 

NI Secretary Considers Introducing Telemedicine Abortions. A telemedicine abortion option is set to be introduced in Northern Ireland when services are fully rolled out, the Secretary of State has indicated. Read more here.

 

U.S. Lawmakers Urge Google to ‘Fix’ Abortion Searches That Lead Women to Pro-Life Clinics. U.S. lawmakers urged Alphabet Inc’s leading Google search engine to give “accurate” results to people seeking abortions rather than sometimes sending them to pro-life pregnancy centers. Read more here.

 

Malta Activists Protest, Seek to Decriminalize Abortion. Abortion rights activists filed a legal protest in Malta’s courts demanding the legalization of abortion. Read more here.

 

SD Gov Celebrates Closing of State’s Last Abortion Center. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem celebrated the closing of the state’s last abortion business, challenging those in her state to focus on helping mothers in crisis. Read more here.

 

U.S. Abortions Rise: About 20 Percent of Pregnancies Terminated in 2020. The number and rate of U.S. abortions increased from 2017 to 2020 after a long decline, according to figures released by the Guttmacher Institute. Read more here.

 

Kentucky AG Sues Gov Over Recently Passed Pro-Life Law. Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is suing Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration over his alleged failure to implement parts of a pro-life law. Read more here.

 

Report: 23 Pro-Life Orgs Attacked by Pro-Abortion Activists in Recent Weeks. At least 23 pro-life organizations in the U.S. have reportedly been firebombed or vandalized by radical pro-abortion activists in recent weeks. Read more here.

 

CA Legislature Fast-Tracking Pro-Abortion Amendment. The California legislature appears to be fast-tracking a proposed amendment to the California Constitution that would ban the state from denying or interfering with abortions or contraceptives. Read more here.

 

Scottish Govt Gives Date for Emergency Summit on Abortion Services. The Scottish government has set a date for an emergency summit on abortion following a rise in pro-life protests. Read more here.

 

Pro-Abortion Activists Block Streets Near SCOTUS in Anticipation of Abortion Ruling. Pro-abortion protesters staged a blockade of streets near the U.S. Supreme Court building in anticipation of a ruling on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health. Read more here.

 

NY Gov Signs Abortion Access Laws. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a package of abortion access bills into law ahead of a pending Supreme Court decision that could overturn Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Oregon Pro-Life Pregnancy Center Set on Fire in ‘Suspicious’ Attack. Authorities are investigating the suspected arson of an Oregon pregnancy center in what appears to be yet another in a series of attacks on pro-life organizations. Read more here.

 

Liberian Senate Debates Abortion Legalization. A Joint Committee of the Senate in Liberia has begun debating whether abortion should be legalized in the African nation. Read more here.

 

EU Backs UN Resolution to Make Abortion a Human Right. The European Union is reportedly promoting a UN resolution to declare a human right to “safe abortion.” Read more here.

 

UK Abortion Provider Lobbies to Vastly Increase Late-Term Abortions in Scotland. The British Pregnancy Advisory Service is lobbying the Scottish government to provide taxpayer funding for services that would provide abortions up to 24 weeks. Read more here.

 

Biden May Issue Pro-Abortion Executive Orders If SCOTUS Overturns Roe. President Joe Biden said that he is considering issuing pro-abortion executive orders if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

PA Senate Approves Amendment Declaring There Is No Right to Abortion. The Pennsylvania Senate has advanced a constitutional amendment stating that there is no right to abortion or taxpayer funding for abortion. Read more here.

 

Pro-Abortion Terrorists Firebomb NY Pro-Life Center. Pro-abortion terrorists firebombed a pro-life Christian pregnancy center in Buffalo, New York, inflicting significant damage to the building. Read more here.

 

Wisconsin Gov Calls Special Session to Repeal State’s Abortion Ban. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced that he was calling a special session of the Wisconsin legislature to repeal the state’s criminal ban on abortion. Read more here.

 

Polish Opposition Leader Promises Abortion Up to 12 Weeks. Polish opposition leader Donald Tusk has promised to lead a “march towards modernity and tolerance” which includes loosening Poland’s strict abortion laws. Read more here.

 

D.C. Pro-Life Pregnancy Center Vandalized. A crisis pregnancy center in Washington D.C. was found vandalized with red paint, eggs, graffiti, and a message reading “Jane Says Revenge.” Read more here.

 

Louisiana Legislature Passes Bill to Ban the Shipment of Abortion Drugs. A bill to ban the shipment of abortion-inducing drugs passed the Louisiana legislature and is now headed to the desk of Gov. John Bel Edwards. Read more here.

 

WHO Abortion Guidelines Written and Funded by Abortion Activists. An analysis found that about two-thirds of the experts consulted by the World Health Organization for help developing their abortion guidelines were either abortion activists or paid by abortion-promoting groups. Read more here.

 

U.S. Mail Order Abortion Pill Start-Up Receives $1M in Funding. An online abortion pill business shipping pills through the mail has received $1 million in seed funding from venture capitalists, according to a Bloomberg report. Read more here.

 

U of Michigan Forms Pro-Abortion Task Force. The University of Michigan announced it has formed a taskforce aimed at maintaining access to abortion both in and out of the state following the potential overturn of Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

U.S. Congressmen Want University Investigated for Selling Aborted Baby Parts. Nearly 90 members of Congress have called for an audit into whether the University of Pittsburgh violated federal law while conducting fetal tissue research subsidized by the National Institutes of Health. Read more here.

 

Florida Abortion Restriction Challenged With Lawsuit. Abortion providers have sued Florida over a new law banning abortion after 15 weeks, alleging that the law violates the state constitution. Read more here.

 

CA Bill Would Prohibit Texas-Style Abortion Bans From Being Enforced in California. The California Assembly passed legislation that would stop the state from punishing people under abortion bans in other states like Texas and Oklahoma. Read more here.

 

Abortion Pill Won’t Be Available to Japanese Women Without Partner’s Consent. Under a new law being considered in Japan, it is expected that the abortion pill will only be prescribed with the consent of the woman’s partner. Read more here.

 

Idaho Supreme Court Sets Hearing in Abortion Case. The Idaho Supreme Court has announced it will hear arguments in a lawsuit over the state’s new heartbeat abortion ban in August. Read more here.

 

Poll Shows Americans Oppose Third-Trimester Abortion. A new Gallup poll shows that 71 percent of Americans say abortion should be illegal in the third trimester of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Study: Women Misrepresenting Chemical Abortions at Increased Risk of Multiple Hospitalizations. Women who portray their chemical abortion as a miscarriage during their emergency room visit are at risk for multiple hospital admissions, a new study has found. Read more here.

 

Ethiopian Data Show Abortion Does Not Protect Women From Death or Injury. A study in the Ethiopian Medical Journal revealed that when Ethiopia liberalized its abortion law in 2005, maternal deaths and illness did not significantly decrease. Read more here.

 

Scottish Abortion Numbers Fourth-Highest Ever on Record. Abortion statistics released by Public Health Scotland show that the number of abortions carried out in Scotland in 2021 was the fourth-highest number on record. Read more here.

 

Oklahoma Gov Signs Nation’s Strictest Pro-Life Law. Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed into law the nation’s strictest abortion ban, making the state the first in the nation to effectively end availability of the procedure. Read more here.

 

California Lawmakers Forced to Amend Bill Legalizing Infanticide After Massive Outcry. A California bill has passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee after an amendment that largely removed the text decriminalizing infanticide. Read more here.

 

UK Abortion Clinic Kept Remains in Cupboard, Inspection Finds. An inspection by the Care Quality Commission found that fetal remains were left at room temperature in a cupboard at the British Pregnancy Advisory Service clinic in Tipton, England. Read more here.

 

U.S. Lawmakers Seek Withdrawal of WHO Abortion Guidelines. More than 50 U.S. senators and representatives sent a letter to the World Health Organization expressing strong opposition to the agency’s updated Abortion Care Guidelines. Read more here.

 

UK Lawmakers Hear From Expert on Why Abortion Time Limits Should Be Lowered. A group of UK parliamentarians and policymakers attended a pro-life event on the evidence of survival rates for extremely premature babies. Read more here.

 

NI Secretary to Commission Abortion Services ‘Within Weeks’ If Stormont Doesn’t Act. Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis has said he will move to commission abortion services in the country “within weeks” if Stormont does not. Read more here.

 

Florida Suspends Abortion Clinic License After Hospitalizations. An abortion clinic in Florida had its license suspended under an emergency order from health officials after two women who had undergone procedures at the clinic were hospitalized. Read more here.

 

Tens of Thousands Take Part in Italy’s March for Life. About 40,000 people participated in Italy’s national March for Life in Rome. Read more here.

 

Oklahoma Legislature Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Fertilization. The Oklahoma legislature approved a law that would ban almost all abortions from the moment of fertilization. Read more here.

 

Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Kentucky Pro-Life Law. A federal judge is extending an order blocking key portions of a new Kentucky pro-life law until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on a related abortion case in Mississippi. Read more here.

 

Colombia Joins Pro-Life Geneva Consensus Declaration. The government of Colombia joined the Geneva Consensus Declaration, a diplomatic agreement to fight against attempts to make abortion a human right and redefine the family. Read more here.

 

DHS Warns of Threats to Burn Down Supreme Court as Abortion Decision Looms. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is warning that some pro-abortion extremists have expressed a desire to burn down the U.S. Supreme Court building if Roe v. Wade is overturned. Read more here.

 

U.S. Congressman Targets Loophole Allowing Abortion Providers to Profit From Sale of Fetal Remains. New legislation introduced by Florida Rep. Scott Franklin would close a loophole and prohibit payments, reimbursements, gifts, or compensation for fetal tissue. Read more here.

 

Michigan Judge Blocks Enforcement of State’s Pre-Roe Abortion Ban. A Michigan judge granted a temporary injunction to block the enforcement of a state abortion ban which might have taken effect if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Mexico’s Guerrero State Becomes Ninth to Allow Abortions. Lawmakers in Mexico’s state of Guerrero voted to allow abortions, making it the ninth of the country’s 32 federal entities to legalize the procedure. Read more here.

 

Nebraska Gov to Call Special Session to Ban Abortion If Roe Is Overturned. Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts will call a special legislative session to pass a total ban on abortion if the Supreme Court moves forward with overturning Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

NYC Mayor States Support for Abortion Up Until Birth. New York City Mayor Eric Adams condemned the pro-life movement as “radical” and pledged that he would “fight” to ensure that there are “no” limitations on abortion. Read more here.

 

UK Govt Gives £350M to Abortion Giants for Spending Overseas. The UK government has given more than £350 million to MSI Reproductive Choices and International Planned Parenthood Federation over the past five years to use overseas. Read more here.

 

Oklahoma Gov Addresses Possibility of Abortion Havens on Tribal Lands. Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt blasted potential discussion regarding abortion-on-demand services on tribal lands in his state, arguing against the effort and claiming he is “watching” out for the possibility. Read more here.

 

Thousands Gather at Washington, D.C. Pro-Abortion Rally. At a march rife with profanity and vulgarity, thousands of pro-abortion rights protestors assembled in Washington, D.C. to demonstrate against the potential overturn of Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Thousands Take Part in Croatian Pro-Life Rally. Thousands of people took part in a pro-life rally in Zagreb, Croatia amidst controversy as pro-abortion groups want to force doctors to perform abortions against their personal beliefs. Read more here.

 

Abortion Pill Demand Doubles in Malta. The demand for abortion pills has doubled over the last two years in Malta due to travel restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.

 

Starbucks to Cover Employee Travel Costs for Abortion, ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ Starbucks will cover the costs for employees who must travel for abortion and “gender-affirming” procedures, the coffee chain announced. Read more here.

 

CA Gov to Use Tax Breaks to Attract Companies From States That Restrict Abortion. California Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a proposal for a series of tax incentives meant to attract companies leaving states with abortion restrictions. Read more here.

 

Early At-Home Abortions Will Continue in Scotland. At-home chemical abortions will continue in Scotland as standard practice, the Scottish government has confirmed. Read more here.

 

Louisiana House Fails to Pass Bill Abolishing Abortion. Members of the Louisiana House of Representatives failed to pass a bill that would have abolished abortion by applying homicide laws to women who procure the procedure. Read more here.

 

Spain to Make Abortion a ‘Right,’ End Parental Consent for Over 16s. Spain is finalizing a draft law that would guarantee the “right” to seek an abortion and scrap the requirement for 16-year-olds and above to obtain parental consent. Read more here.

 

U.S. Pro-Life Lobbying Groups Issue Letter Against Charging Women With Crimes for Seeking Abortions. National Right to Life and other pro-life groups sent an open letter to lawmakers opposing bills that charge mothers with crimes for procuring abortions. Read more here.

 

Thousands Attend Canadian March for Life. Thousands of people gathered on Parliament Hill and marched through downtown Ottawa as part of the March for Life rally. Read more here.

 

U.S. Senate Fails to Advance Sweeping Pro-Abortion Bill. The U.S. Senate has failed to advance a bill that would codify Roe v. Wade and create a national “right” to abortion. Read more here.

 

Pro-Life Groups, Pregnancy Centers Across U.S. Report Attacks. Pro-life pregnancy centers and organizations across the United States are reporting attacks as abortion supporters react to news that Roe v. Wade may be overturned. Read more here.

 

San Diego USB Passes Resolution Supporting Abortion ‘Rights.’ The San Diego Unified School Board voted unanimously to pass a resolution in support of “reproductive rights,” including support for abortion access. Read more here.

 

New York State Seeks Further Abortion Expansion. New York is looking to further grow its abortion industry by funding abortion, funding the travel expenses of women from other states, and forcing insurance policies to cover abortion. Read more here.

 

Pro-Lifers in Puerto Rico Launch Campaign to Support 22-Week Abortion Restriction. Pro-lifers in Puerto Rico are advocating for a bill that would ban abortion after 22 weeks. Read more here.

 

Tennessee Gov Signs Law Criminalizing Distribution of Abortion Pills Through Mail. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill into law that increases criminal penalties for anyone who distributes abortion pills through telehealth programs or the mail. Read more here.

 

Wisconsin Pro-Life Org Headquarters Set on Fire. The headquarters of pro-life group Wisconsin Family Action was reportedly set on fire after vandals threw what is believed to be at least one Molotov cocktail at the building. Read more here.

 

Surge in U.S. Demand for Abortion Pills Expected After SCOTUS Leak. Medical experts anticipate a surge in demand for abortion pills following a leaked U.S. Supreme Court decision suggesting Roe v. Wade may soon be overturned. Read more here.

 

L.A. School Promotes Abortion Resources to Students. Van Nuys High School in Los Angeles is promoting an organization that provides abortion resources to teens, even pointing out that students don’t need parental permission for the procedure. Read more here.

 

Tennessee Gov Signs Bill Criminalizing Abortion Pills by Mail. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill increasing criminal penalties for anyone distributing abortion medication through telehealth or mail. Read more here.

 

California Accelerates Plans to Become Abortion ‘Refuge.’ California lawmakers have fast-tracked a bill that would block other states’ laws from imposing civil or criminal penalties on people who provide or aid abortions in California. Read more here.

 

White House Considers Using Medicaid Funds to Subsidize Abortion Travel. Should Roe be overturned, the White House is considering providing Medicaid funding to pregnant women to facilitate their travel to states where abortion is legal. Read more here.

 

Countries That Slammed Leaked Abortion Decision Have More Restrictions Than U.S. While a number of world leaders lined up to criticize a leaked draft opinion that suggests the Supreme Court may overturn Roe v. Wade, some represent countries that have even more restrictions on abortion than those at issue before the court. Read more here.

 

WHO Chief Backs Abortion, Says It ‘Saves Lives.’ World Health Organization Director-General Tedros has spoken out in favor of abortion, warning that restricting access to the procedure “drives women and girls towards unsafe ones.” Read more here.

 

California Poised to Have Nearly 30 Percent of Abortion Clinics If Roe Overturned. California could soon house nearly 30 percent of the country’s abortion clinics if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, according to a new report. Read more here.

 

Connecticut Gov Signs Law Protecting Abortion Seekers and Providers. Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed into law a bill designed to protect people who provide an abortion or receive the procedure in Connecticut and are then sued in another state. Read more here.

 

Croatian MPs Continue Effort to Make Abortion Available in All Hospitals. Opposition MPs announced they will once again send a motion to Parliament for abortion to be made available in all hospitals in Croatia. Read more here.

 

SCOTUS Poised to Overturn Roe, Draft Opinion Shows. The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, according to a leaked draft decision obtained by news outlet Politico. Read more here.

 

Oklahoma Gov Signs Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Ban. Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a law banning abortion in the state upon detection of a fetal heartbeat, or about six weeks into pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Poll: Just Over Half of American Voters Favor Banning Abortion After 15 Weeks. The latest Fox News poll finds that over half of registered voters favor banning abortion after 15 weeks. Read more here.

 

U.S. Abortions Drop to Historic Low. A new report from the CDC shows the abortion rate has dropped to a historic low as more babies are being saved from abortion. Read more here.

 

Roughly Half of U.S. States Will Restrict Abortion If Roe Is Overturned. According to an abortion advocacy organization, nearly half of U.S. states already have laws that could restrict abortion if the Supreme Court invalidates Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Biden: I’m Not Prepared to Leave Abortion to ‘Whims of the Public.’ Speaking about the leaked draft opinion showing the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, President Biden said he wasn’t ready to give power back to the people on the issue of abortion. Read more here.

 

South Dakota Gov to Call Special Session If Roe v. Wade Is Overturned. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem declared that if the Supreme Court’s leaked report about overturning Roe v. Wade is true, she will call a special session to protect the lives of unborn children. Read more here.

 

Abortion Activists Launch Attack on Ireland’s Remaining Protections for Unborn. Pro-abortion campaigners are calling on the Irish government to scrap its remaining legal protections for the unborn. Read more here.

 

Amazon Will Reimburse Employees Traveling for Abortions. Amazon informed employees that it will reimburse up to $4,000 in expenses annually when they travel for medical treatments, including abortions. Read more here.

 

CT Senate Approves Bill to Protect Abortionists, Patients From Out-of-State Laws. The Connecticut Senate passed a bipartisan bill that would make the state a “place of refuge” for women seeking abortions, as well as their abortionists. Read more here.

 

Federal Judge Extends Ban on New Kentucky Abortion Law. A federal judge in Kentucky has extended a temporary ban on the enforcement of a new state law that effectively ended abortions because the state’s two clinics said they can’t comply with all its requirements. Read more here.

 

Oklahoma Passes Heartbeat Abortion Ban. The Oklahoma legislature has passed a “Texas-style” bill that bans abortion after a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Read more here.

 

GOP Demands U.S. Senate Terminate Contract With Citibank for Promising to Finance ‘Abortion Tourism.’ Republican senators are calling on the U.S. Senate to terminate its contract with Citibank over the company’s promise to pay for employees to obtain out-of-state abortions. Read more here.

 

UK Govt Promotes Abortion at UN General Assembly. A representative from the UK government has told the UN General Assembly that countries “must act now” to increase the availability of abortion for the sake of “sustained and inclusive economic growth.” Read more here.

 

Just Ten Percent of GPs Perform Abortions in Ireland. Just ten percent of general practitioners in Ireland are delivering abortion services, a parliamentary health committee has been told. Read more here.

 

U.S. Congressman Introduces ‘Partial Birth Abortion Is Murder Act.’ A U.S. congressman is introducing legislation that would punish abortionists who perform partial birth abortions with five years to a life sentence in prison without the possibility of parole. Read more here.

 

Federal Appeals Court Ends Legal Challenge to Texas Abortion Law. The Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ended a legal challenge to Texas’ near total ban on abortion brought by providers across the state. Read more here.

 

Puerto Rico Launches Hearings on Bill to Restrict Abortions. Puerto Rico held its first public hearing on a bill that would ban abortion starting at 22 weeks or when a doctor determines that a fetus is viable. Read more here.

 

New Italian Proposal Would Provide Financial Help to Abortion-Vulnerable Women. An Italian politician has introduced a proposal that would provide €4,000 payments to incentivize 100 pregnant women to choose life for their children instead of abortion. Read more here.

 

Youth Pro-Life Activists Vow to End ‘Culture of Death’ in UK. Abortion Resistance, a youth pro-life activist group, has vowed to end the “culture of death” in Britain and to empower individuals as the government continues to ease restrictions on abortion. Read more here.

 

University of NM Pays Settlement to Family of Woman Who Died During Abortion. The University of New Mexico has agreed to pay $365,000 to the family of a woman who died during an abortion at a facility recommended by the school. Read more here.

 

Irish Politicians Set to Hear Calls for Fewer Abortion Restrictions. Politicians in Ireland will hear calls for less restrictive abortion laws, including extending the current 12-week limit to allow abortions on request “up to viability.” Read more here.

 

Over 500 Pro-Life Measures Introduced in Majority of U.S. States This Year. Over 500 pro-life measures have been introduced in 42 states so far in 2022, following a similar trend set in 2021. Read more here.

 

Baby Dies at 30 Weeks After Woman Took Abortion Pill. A UK woman was prescribed the abortion pill despite being 30 weeks pregnant and far beyond the legal gestational limit for the procedure. Read more here.

 

Federal Judge Halts Kentucky’s New Pro-Life Law. A federal judge has temporarily blocked a pro-life law in Kentucky which puts multiple new restrictions on abortion. Read more here.

 

Bill Regulating Medical Abortions Passes Tennessee Legislature. Tennessee lawmakers have passed a bill to impose strict regulations on the dispensing of abortion pills. Read more here.

 

DIY Abortions Endanger Young People, Warns UK Child Health Chief. President of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health has warned that DIY home abortions do not take into account the vulnerability of children and young women. Read more here.

 

U of Pittsburgh Reportedly Contacted NIH for Help Defending Experiments on Aborted Babies. Newly released records suggest that the University of Pittsburgh reached out to a former National Institutes of Health director for help defending its fetal organ experiments. Read more here.

 

CA Bill With Alleged Loophole Allowing for Infanticide Passes Second Committee. Assembly Bill 2223 in California passed the Health Committee by a vote of 11-3, moving the bill, which several legal experts believe creates a loophole for infanticide, to a third House committee. Read more here.

 

OB-GYN Testifies CA Bill Would Allow Infanticide. Dr. Vansen Huang, an OB-GYN for more than 30 years, told lawmakers in the California Assembly Health Committee that Assembly Bill 2223 would allow the infanticide of babies up to 28 days old. Read more here.

 

U.S. FDA Issues Warning About False Results With Prenatal Genetic Screening Tests. The FDA issued a notice warning people about the risk of “false results” from prenatal screening tests which are often used to justify abortion. Read more here.

 

Connecticut Lawmakers Pass Pro-Abortion Bill. The Connecticut House of Representatives passed a bill which allows individuals who face legal liabilities for violating abortion statutes in other states to sue for damages in court in Connecticut. Read more here.

 

Kentucky AG Urges Judge to Reject Challenge to Abortion Law. Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has asked a federal judge not to grant Planned Parenthood’s request that a new law restricting abortion in the commonwealth be blocked from taking effect. Read more here.

 

Push to Make Abortion a ‘Human Right’ in Ecuador Defeated. The Ecuadoran National Assembly failed to override a presidential veto of an abortion bill that critics feared would make abortion a “human right.” Read more here.

 

Abortion Groups Want Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine to Include Abortion Pills. A group of pro-abortion organizations is calling on the international community to ensure that Ukrainian refugees have access to “reproductive health kits” that contain abortion pills. Read more here.

 

HHS Secretary Refuses to Answer Whether University’s Experiments on Babies Violated the Law. U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra sidestepped a question about the University of Pittsburgh while defending fetal tissue research during a congressional hearing. Read more here.

 

MA City Bans Pregnancy Resource Centers That Offer Free Help to Parents in Crisis. The city of Somerville, Massachusetts voted to ban pregnancy resource centers on the basis that they are allegedly misleading because they do not provide or promote abortion. Read more here.

 

Florida Gov Signs Law Banning Abortion After 15 Weeks. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill banning abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Kentucky Lawmakers Override Gov’s Veto of Abortion Ban. Lawmakers in Kentucky have overridden Gov. Beshear’s veto of a bill which bans abortion after 15 weeks and regulates the dispensing of abortion pills. Read more here.

 

Biden State Dept Reinstates Abortion in Annual Human Rights Report. The Biden Administration has reinstated a section on “reproductive rights” as part of the State Department’s annual country report on human rights practices. Read more here.

 

Florida Court Allows Pro-Life Law to Go Into Effect. A Florida court has allowed a pro-life law to go into effect which mandates that mothers wait 24 hours before aborting their unborn baby. Read more here.

 

Oklahoma Gov Signs Abortion Ban. Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill into law that bans abortion in nearly all cases and makes performing an abortion a felony. Read more here.

 

Maryland Legislature Overrides Veto of Bill Expanding Abortion Access. The Maryland legislature overrode a veto from Gov. Larry Hogan on a measure to expand abortion access in the state. Read more here.

 

Kentucky Gov Vetoes Proposed 15-Week Abortion Ban. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear vetoed a measure that would ban abortions in Kentucky after 15 weeks of pregnancy and regulate the dispensing of abortion pills. Read more here.

 

Abortions in Germany Fall to Record Low. According to official statistics, Germany saw a record low number of abortions in 2021. Read more here.

 

Irish Health Service Admits ‘DIY’ Abortions Make It Harder to Identify Abuse. The Health Service Executive in Ireland has admitted that “DIY” home abortions make it harder to identify coercion and abuse. Read more here.

 

Abortion Activist on Trial in Poland for Providing Abortion Pills. A Polish activist has been charged with helping a woman get an abortion in the first trial of its kind in Europe. Read more here.

 

D.C. Mayor Accuses Pro-Life Activist of Tampering With Fetal Remains. The Washington, D.C. mayor accused a pro-life activist of “tampering with fetal remains” but failed to address calls for authorities to conduct autopsies on the bodies of aborted babies recovered from an abortion clinic. Read more here.

 

Missouri House Passes Broad Pro-Life Bill. The Missouri House passed a bill which defunds Planned Parenthood, bans mail-order abortion drugs, bans the donation of aborted babies’ bodies, and requires medical care for babies born alive in botched abortions. Read more here.

 

Michigan Gov Sues to Get Rid of 1931 State Ban on Abortion. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has filed a lawsuit challenging a 1931 state law that bans abortion at all stages of pregnancy but has not been enforced since the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision. Read more here.

 

‘Trigger Bill’ to Ban Abortions Fails in Nebraska Legislature. A bill which would have banned all abortions in Nebraska if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade has failed on the Senate floor. Read more here.

 

Idaho Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks New Abortion Law. The Idaho Supreme Court temporarily blocked a new state law that would ban abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy and allow the law to be enforced through lawsuits. Read more here.

 

North Korean Defectors Report Forced Abortion and Infanticide. Defectors from North Korea report that forced late-term abortions and infanticide are among the many human rights violations taking place in the country. Read more here.

 

Alaska House Votes to Cut Medicaid Funding for Abortions. The Alaska House of Representatives passed a budget amendment intended to cut Medicaid funding for abortions. Read more here.

 

Puerto Rico Considers Tougher Abortion Restrictions. Lawmakers in Puerto Rico have introduced a bill which would prohibit abortions starting at 22 weeks or when a doctor determines that a fetus is viable. Read more here.

 

Delaware Assembly Passes Bill to Expand Abortion Access. The Delaware General Assembly passed legislation that allows physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses to prescribe medication used for abortions. Read more here.

 

Maryland Gov Vetoes Bill to Expand Abortion Access. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed a measure that would expand access to abortion in the state by ending a restriction that only physicians can provide them. Read more here.

 

Croatian MP Pushes for Ensuring Access to Abortion in All Hospitals. MP Anka Mrak Taritaš said that she would launch a parliamentary procedure to oblige the government to ensure access to abortion services in all the hospitals in Croatia. Read more here.

 

UK Abortion Group Runs Lenten Fundraising Appeal. UK abortion campaigning group Abortion Rights has launched a fundraising appeal calling on supporters to “donate to abortion rights for lent.” Read more here.

 

Iowa Senate Passes Bill to Fund Alternatives to Abortion. Nonprofit groups that provide alternatives to abortion, like pregnancy and adoption counseling, support and supplies, would be eligible for new state funding under a bill passed by the Iowa Senate. Read more here.

 

Lawmakers Demand D.C., DOJ Investigate Bodies of Aborted Babies Uncovered by Pro-Life Activists. U.S. lawmakers are calling on the Washington D.C. mayor and the Department of Justice to investigate the abortions of five babies whose bodies were allegedly recovered from an abortion clinic. Read more here.

 

Oklahoma Legislature Approves Bill to Make Abortion Illegal. The Oklahoma legislature gave final approval to a bill that would make performing an abortion a felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison. Read more here.

 

CA Assembly Committee Passes Bill That Would Legalize Infanticide. A California Assembly committee has passed a radical bill that legal analysts say would legalize infanticide, letting babies die up to 6 weeks after birth. Read more here.

 

D.C. Authorities Won’t Autopsy Recovered Bodies of Aborted Babies. The Washington, D.C. medical examiner said that it will not be performing autopsies on bodies of aborted babies that were turned into police, despite signs of gruesome and illegal abortion procedures. Read more here.

 

Colorado Gov Signs Bill Making Abortion a State ‘Right.’ Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed into law the Reproductive Health Equity Act which codifies the “right” to abortion in state statute. Read more here.

 

Ohio Abortion Facilities Fined for Dumping Aborted Children’s Remains. Two Ohio abortion facilities received fines from the Ohio Department of Health after dumping the remains of aborted children along with private patient information. Read more here.

 

Both Major Parties in Malta Confirm Pro-Life Position on Abortion. The two main political parties in Malta have both made public commitments to ensure continued legal protection for unborn babies. Read more here.

 

UK MPs Vote to Make ‘DIY’ Abortion Permanently Available. MPs have voted to permanently remove the requirement to see a medical professional in person before procuring a medical abortion, overturning the government’s decision to end “DIY” abortions. Read more here.

 

New Poll Shows Americans Want Abortions Banned After 15 Weeks. A new Wall Street Journal poll shows 48 percent of Americans support banning abortions after 15 weeks while just 43 percent oppose it. Read more here.

 

Aborted Babies Discovered in D.C. May Indicate Infanticide. Physician experts report that five aborted babies reportedly discovered at a clinic in Washington, D.C. appear to have been viable human beings, raising serious legal and ethical questions. Read more here. **WARNING: This article contains graphic images.

 

Arizona Gov Signs 15-Week Abortion Ban. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill banning abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Kentucky Lawmakers Pass 15-Week Abortion Ban. Kentucky lawmakers voted to ban abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy, and the bill now heads to the governor’s desk. Read more here.

 

Maryland Lawmakers Pass Bill to Expand Access to Abortion. The Maryland General Assembly passed a bill that would expand access to abortion by ending a restriction that only physicians provide them and requiring most insurance plans to cover abortion care without cost. Read more here.

 

MPs Urge Colleagues to Make ‘DIY’ Home Abortions Permanent. Three Tory MPs are urging colleagues to vote in favor of making at-home abortions permanently available. Read more here.

 

U.S. University Caught Storing Bags of Aborted Fetal Remains. Pro-life advocates have discovered a freezer full of “rows and rows” of aborted babies’ body parts in a lab at the University of Washington Department of Pediatrics. Read more here.

 

Amendment on Abortion Doesn’t Advance in Maryland. A proposal to enshrine the right to abortion in the Maryland Constitution has failed to advance in the Maryland Senate. Read more here.

 

Thousands of Protestors in Madrid March Against New Abortion Law. Thousands of people marched through Madrid to protest abortion as Spain’s government prepares a law to guarantee access to the procedure at public hospitals. Read more here.

 

Kenyan Court Says Abortion Care Is Fundamental Right. The high court in Malindi, Kenya issued a landmark judgment saying that abortion care is a fundamental right under the Constitution of Kenya. Read more here.

 

Arizona Legislature Passes Bill Banning Abortion After 15 Weeks. The Arizona House passed legislation that bans abortion after 15 weeks, and the bill now heads to the governor’s desk. Read more here.

 

UK DIY Abortion Amendment to Be Debated Next Week. The Leader of the House of Commons announced that the House of Commons will consider the DIY abortion amendment on March 30. Read more here.

 

Ireland to Miss Deadline for Commissioning Abortion Services. Secretary of State Brandon Lewis plans to ensure abortion services are available in Northern Ireland after confirming the Department of Health is set to miss a deadline to commission the services. Read more here.

 

Virginia Gov Signs Law Barring Abortion Because of Disability. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signed a new law barring parents from seeking an abortion because they believe their child will be born with a disability. Read more here.

 

CA Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Make State a Haven for ‘Abortion Tourism.’ Under a new law proposed by state lawmakers in California, a largely tax-subsidized fund could become available to help people from out-of-state access abortions. Read more here.

 

Senator Files Resolution to Overturn Biden Admin’s Pro-Abortion Title X Family Planning Rule. Sen. Marco Rubio introduced a resolution to overturn the Biden administration’s rule allowing federal funding to go toward family planning programs that provide abortion referrals. Read more here.

 

UK House of Lords Votes to Make ‘DIY’ Home Abortions Permanent. An amendment to permanently allow at-home abortions passed the House of Lords and will now be considered by the House of Commons. Read more here.

 

Chile Abortion Debate Gets Key Place in Constitution Redraft. Chile’s constituent assembly voted to include reproductive rights, including “a voluntary interruption of pregnancy” in the country’s new draft constitution. Read more here.

 

Washington Gov Signs Bill Protecting and Expanding Abortion Access. A Washington State measure that allows nurse practitioners and physician assistants to perform abortions, and also prohibits legal action against people seeking an abortion and those who aid them, was signed into law by the governor. Read more here.

 

U.S. Congresswomen Push HHS Secretary to Make Abortion Drugs Easier to Access. Twelve congresswomen from the House Oversight and Reform Committee sent a letter to the HHS Secretary asking him to increase access to abortion-inducing drugs. Read more here.

 

Oregon Lawmakers Approve $15M to Increase Abortion Access. Oregon lawmakers approved $15 million for the Oregon Reproductive Health Equity Fund which will increase abortion access for women in and out of the state. Read more here.

 

Missouri Legislation Bans Helping Women Obtain Abortions in Other States. The Missouri legislature is considering legislation which would allow private citizens to sue anyone who helps a Missouri resident obtain an abortion out-of-state. Read more here.

 

Kentucky Senate Passes Bill Banning Abortion After 15 Weeks. The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill banning abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Twenty-One States File Brief in Support of South Carolina Pro-Life Law. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall led a 21-state amicus brief filed in support of a South Carolina pro-life law which has been blocked by federal district and appellate courts. Read more here.

 

Wyoming Gov Signs ‘Trigger Ban’ Abortion Bill. Gov. Mark Gordon has signed into law new legislation that would ban abortions in Wyoming if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Scottish Govt Recruits ‘Team Leader’ on Abortion Policy. The Scottish government is recruiting a high-level civil servant to take the lead on developing and implementing abortion policy. Read more here.

 

Tennessee Introduces ‘Texas-Style’ Abortion Ban Bill. Tennessee lawmakers introduced a new abortion restriction law modeled after recent legislation in Texas that would ban most abortions. Read more here.

 

Guatemalan Congress Shelves Abortion Law. Guatemala’s Congress voted to shelve a previously passed law stiffening penalties for abortion, prohibiting same-sex marriage and banning discussion of sexual diversity in schools. Read more here.

 

Citigroup to Cover Travel Expenses for Abortions as U.S. States Curb Access. Citigroup has started covering travel expenses for employees who go out of state for abortions because of newly enacted restrictions in Texas and other places. Read more here.

 

Dutch Family Doctors Closer to Being Able to Prescribe Abortion Pill. A sizable majority of Dutch MPs in the Tweede Kamer voted in favor of allowing general practitioners to prescribe the abortion pill. Read more here.

 

WHO Calls for Full Decriminalization of Abortion. The World Health Organization has released a 200-page document calling for the full decriminalization of abortion worldwide. Read more here.

 

Idaho Legislature Passes Abortion Ban. Legislation banning abortions in Idaho after six weeks of pregnancy by allowing potential family members to sue a doctor who performs one is now headed to the governor’s desk. Read more here.

 

Colombia Marches for Life to Protest Decriminalization of Abortion. Approximately 500,000 people marched throughout Colombia in response to a recent court ruling which decriminalized abortion up to 24 weeks of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

UK MPs to Get Free Vote on DIY Home Abortion Pills. Boris Johnson will give MPs a free vote on whether to continue allowing abortion pills to be delivered via mail. Read more here.

 

U.S. Congressmen Complain to UN About Blocking Pro-Life Groups. Twenty-five U.S. Congressmen have joined 400 international groups and almost 9,000 individuals complaining to the UN that pro-life groups are being blocked from participating in a UN process connected to a major negotiation. Read more here.

 

Wyoming Senate Amends Bill That Would Outlaw Abortions If Roe is Overturned. The Wyoming Senate voted to amend a bill that intends to ban abortions in the state if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe vs. Wade, adding a provision to keep abortion legal in cases of rape or incest. Read more here.

 

UK Docs Demand End to ‘DIY’ Abortions Over Consent Issues. Over 600 medical professionals have called for an end to “DIY” home abortion services, as polling shows a significant proportion of women report being given abortion pills without their consent. Read more here.

 

Sponsor of Maryland Bill Legalizing Infanticide Cancels Hearing. The Maryland state senator who sponsored a radical bill that would legalize infanticide up to 28 days after birth is reportedly altering his legislation. Read more here.

 

WV Lawmakers Pass Bill Restricting Disability Abortions. West Virginia lawmakers gave final approval to a bill which restricts abortions done because of a prenatal disability diagnosis. Read more here.

 

Colorado House Passes Bill Allowing Abortions Up to Birth. The Colorado House has passed a bill making abortion a “fundamental right” under state law and denying rights and legal protections to any “fertilized egg, embryo or fetus.” Read more here.

 

Texas Abortion Clinics’ Lawsuit Over Abortion Ban ‘Effectively Over.’ The Texas Supreme Court has dealt essentially a final blow to abortion clinics’ lawsuit challenging the state’s abortion ban. Read more here.

 

VA Lawmakers Kill Bill Seeking to Protect Babies Who Survive Abortions. Lawmakers in Virginia defeated a bill that, if enacted, would have required medical professionals to provide care to babies who survive abortion procedures. Read more here.

 

German Cabinet Approves Scrapping of Abortion Information Law. Germany’s cabinet approved legislation that will do away with a law forbidding doctors from providing information about abortions. Read more here.

 

Oklahoma Senate Advances Abortion Bill Modeled After Texas Law. The Oklahoma Senate passed a bill which would allow anyone to sue a doctor or someone who “aided and abetted” an abortion after a fetal heartbeat could be detected. Read more here.

 

Irish Docs Paid More for Abortions Than Pregnancy Care. A general practitioner in Wexford, Ireland has said it is an “absolute scandal” that doctors are paid almost double for administering an abortion compared to management of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Sinaloa Congress Decriminalizes Abortion. The Sinaloa Congress has decriminalized abortion, becoming the seventh Mexican state to do so. Read more here.

 

Indiana Lawmakers Request Special Session to Pass Abortion Ban When SCOTUS Overturns Roe. One hundred Indiana lawmakers have asked Gov. Eric Holcomb to call a special legislative session to protect unborn babies if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

U.S. NIH Refuses to Answer Questions About Pitt’s Experiments on Aborted Babies. The National Institutes of Health refused to provide answers demanded by lawmakers about fetal tissue research at the University of Pittsburgh. Read more here.

 

UK Woman With Down Syndrome Granted Permission to Have Case Against Abortion Law Heard. The Court of Appeal will hear a landmark case against the UK government over its discriminatory abortion laws after a judge granted permission for the case to be heard. Read more here.

 

Guatemala Law Punishes Abortion With Prison for Up to 25 Years. Guatemala’s Congress approved a law that punishes abortion with up to 25 years in prison and prohibits same-sex marriage and teaching about sexual diversity in schools. Read more here.

 

U.S. Dems Lose Fight to Strip Abortion Funding Restrictions From Spending Package. Democrats failed in their effort to strip a decades-old amendment from annual government funding legislation that blocks people from using Medicaid or other federal health programs to cover abortion services. Read more here.

 

Ireland HSE Admits Link Between Telemedicine and Coercive Abortions. Ireland’s Health Service Executive has admitted that women granted medical abortions after a phone consultation may be subject to coercion. Read more here.

 

Germany Proposes Scrapping Abortion Information Law. Germany’s Justice Ministry proposed a draft law to end restrictions on doctors offering information about abortion procedures. Read more here.

 

Pro-Lifers Demand Participation at UN Meeting. Over four hundred organizations from around the world have complained to the UN that an upcoming UN forum is blocking pro-life and pro-family groups from participating. Read more here.

 

Studies Find Texas Heartbeat Law Prevented Fewer Abortions Than Previously Thought. Early estimates that abortions in Texas fell by as much as 60% because of the state’s fetal heartbeat law may have been greatly exaggerated, according to two studies. Read more here.

 

Thousands March in El Salvador to Demand Abortion ‘Rights.’ Around 2,000 women marched in El Salvador’s capital to demand the legalization of abortion. Read more here.

 

Case Dismissed Against UK Doctor Who Provided Abortion Pill Reversal to Women. An NHS doctor who prescribed abortion pill reversal treatment to women who regretted beginning the abortion process is no longer under investigation by the General Medical Council. Read more here.

 

Florida Lawmakers Approve Strictest Abortion Ban in State’s History. The Florida legislature has approved a measure which prohibits women from receiving abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

SCOTUS Says Kentucky AG Can Defend State’s Abortion Law. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron should be allowed to step in and defend the state’s abortion law after the governor declined to do so. Read more here.

 

Pro-Life Omnibus Bill Passes Kentucky House. A pro-life omnibus bill which addresses medical abortions, the disposal of fetal remains, abortion on minors, abortion complications and abortion reporting has passed the Kentucky House. Read more here.

 

WV Senate Passes Bill Banning Disability Abortions. The West Virginia Senate passed a bill that would ban abortions based solely on a prenatal diagnosis of a disability, including Down syndrome. Read more here.

 

Idaho Senate Passes Heartbeat Abortion Ban. The Idaho Senate passed a bill which would ban abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. Read more here.

 

VA Senate Kills Bill Requiring Informed Consent for Abortions. State senators failed to advance a Virginia House bill that would have expanded the requirements of written consent from women seeking abortions. Read more here.

 

Virginia City to Vote on ‘Abortion Provider Appreciation Day.’ The Alexandria City Council in Virginia will vote on a proposal to designate March 10 as “Abortion Provider Appreciation Day.” Read more here.

 

Radical Abortion Bill Fails to Clear U.S. Senate Vote. The Women’s Health Protection Act, which would prohibit most state-level abortion restrictions, failed to clear a procedural vote in the Senate. Read more here.

 

South Dakota Passes Bill Restricting Access to Abortion Pills. The South Dakota legislature gave final passage to a bill which would require women seeking a chemical abortion to make an additional trip to a doctor. Read more here.

 

GA Senate Passes Bill Limiting Telemedicine Prescription of Abortion Pills. A Georgia woman would have to be examined by a physician in person and sign a consent form before she could be prescribed abortion pills under a bill passed by the state Senate. Read more here.

 

‘DIY’ Home Abortions Made Permanent in Wales. Temporary arrangements allowing early abortions to be carried out at home during the pandemic are being made permanent, the Welsh government has said. Read more here.

 

Spanish Abortion Law Reform Will Remove Parental Consent Requirement for 16- to 18-Year-Olds. The Spanish government’s abortion law reform will remove the legal requirement for 16- to 18-year-olds to seek parental consent in order to have an abortion. Read more here.

 

Montana Law That Limited Abortion Providers Struck Down by Court. A district judge in Montana has blocked a law that would have stopped advanced practice registered nurses from being able to perform early abortion services. Read more here.

 

Texas High Court Questions Clinics’ Challenge to Abortion Law. Justices on Texas’s high court sharply questioned whether clinics can challenge a law that banned most abortions in the state because it is enforced by private individuals. Read more here.

 

Arizona House Narrowly Defeats Abortion Pill Ban. Members of the Arizona House narrowly defeated a measure that would have banned the manufacturing or prescribing of medication that would cause an abortion. Read more here.

 

DIY Home Abortions in UK to End in August. UK MP Maggie Throup announced that the controversial abortion “pills by post” program will end in August. Read more here.

 

Iowa Justices Hear Challenge to Abortion Law. The Iowa Supreme Court is hearing a challenge to a state law which requires a 24-hour waiting period before a woman can get an abortion. Read more here.

 

Data Show Over Half of Abortions in U.S. Done by Abortion Pills. According to a new report, more than half of abortions performed in the United States are estimated to be done via abortion pills. Read more here.

 

Top Colombian Court Decriminalizes Abortion Until 24 Weeks. Judges on Colombia’s constitutional court voted to decriminalize abortion up to 24 weeks of gestation. Read more here.

 

New Zealand Helpline Will Offer Prescriptions for Abortions. A free 24-hour abortion helpline will be rolled out nationwide in New Zealand where people can be prescribed abortion drugs over the phone. Read more here.

 

South Dakota House Passes Total Ban on Abortion Pills. A South Dakota bill banning all abortion pills passed the House with a 40-27 vote and now heads to the Senate. Read more here.

 

French Parliament Votes to Extend Abortion Limit From 12 to 14 Weeks. The French National Assembly passed a bill which extends the legal limit for abortion from 12 to 14 weeks and extends the practice of surgical abortion to midwives. Read more here.

 

Indiana Lawmakers Pass Bill to Fight Forced Abortions. Lawmakers in Indiana passed legislation to prevent “coerced” abortions as part of an effort to fight human trafficking. Read more here.

 

Ecuador Legislators Approve Regulations Allowing Abortion in Cases of Rape. Ecuadorian legislators have approved regulations to allow women and girls access to abortions in cases of rape, following a constitutional court ruling that decriminalized such abortions. Read more here.

 

U.S. Senate Sets Up Vote on Radical Abortion Bill. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer filed cloture to advance the pro-abortion Women’s Health Protection Act and plans to hold a vote on February 28. Read more here.

 

Florida House Passes 15-Week Abortion Ban. A bill that bans abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy was passed by the Florida House of Representatives and now heads to the Senate. Read more here.

 

Pressure Growing on UK Govt to Quickly End ‘DIY’ Abortion Policy. There is growing pressure on the UK government to end its temporary “DIY” at-home abortion policy as MPs unite in lobbying against it. Read more here.

 

Whistleblowers Allege U.S. Nurse Performed Abortions With Expired License, Turned ‘Blind Eye’ to Sex Trafficking. A congressman is demanding explanations from the North Carolina Board of Nursing following reports that a nurse performed abortions after her medical license had expired and turned “a blind eye” to the sex trafficking of underage girls. Read more here.

 

Abortion Rights Protestors Banned From Florida Capitol for One Year. Twenty-five pro-abortion activists were given trespass notices related to an overnight protest and will be prohibited from entering the Florida House for one year. Read more here.

 

Arizona Senate Passes 15-Week Abortion Ban. The Arizona Senate has passed legislation that prohibits doctors from aborting an unborn baby after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

West Virginia House Advances 15-Week Abortion Ban. The West Virginia House of Delegates advanced a bill that would ban abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy and is sending it to the Senate for approval. Read more here.

 

China Takes Steps to Cut Down on Abortions Amid Low Birth Rate. China is taking steps to cut back on abortions in the country amid a potential crisis from its dramatically low birth rate. Read more here.

 

Abortion ‘Rights’ Proposed for Maryland’s Constitution. Leading Maryland House members said they will support a constitutional amendment to protect so-called abortion “rights” in the state. Read more here.

 

VA House Passes Born Alive Protection Bill. The Virginia House of Delegates has passed a bill which requires physicians to provide medical care to infants born alive as a result of botched abortions. Read more here.

 

Council of Europe Calls for Malta to Repeal Abortion Ban. The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights has called on Malta to repeal its blanket ban on abortion, saying that it puts a woman’s right to health at risk. Read more here.

 

U.S. Pro-Life Group Announces Database for Women Facing Unplanned Pregnancies. A group of pro-life activists held a press conference to discuss their efforts to provide resources other than abortion to assist women experiencing unplanned pregnancies. Read more here.

 

UK High Court to Hear Case of Doctor Banned From Providing Abortion Pill Reversal. A High Court in the UK is scheduled to hear the case of a doctor who has been banned from providing emergency abortion pill reversal treatment. Read more here.

 

Pennsylvania Legislature Considers Pro-Life Constitutional Amendment. Pennsylvania State Sen. Judy Ward has proposed an amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution that clarifies the state recognizes no constitutional right to an abortion or abortion funding. Read more here.

 

UK Govt Still Considering Evidence on Home Abortions. The UK government said it is still considering “all evidence” on whether a temporary measure to allow abortions at home during the pandemic should be made permanent. Read more here.

 

Abortions in Texas Fell 60 Percent in First Month Under New Law. Abortions in Texas fell by approximately 60 percent during the first month following the implementation of the state’s new law which bans most procedures once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Read more here.

 

Dutch Parliament Considering Bill to Make Abortion Pills Available Through Family Doctors. The Dutch Parliament is considering a bill to allow abortion pills to be available through family doctors instead of only at abortion clinics. Read more here.

 

UK Govt Confirms DIY Home Abortion Always Intended to Be Temporary. The UK government has confirmed that the at-home abortion provisions introduced at the beginning of the pandemic were “always intended to be a temporary measure” despite ongoing consideration of whether to make them permanent. Read more here.

 

Dutch MPs Vote to Abolish Five-Day Abortion Waiting Period. A large majority of Dutch MPs have voted in favor of draft legislation which will eliminate the five-day waiting period for an abortion. Read more here.

 

SD Gov Will Appeal Order Overturning Law on Medical Abortions. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem said her administration will challenge a federal judge’s latest order blocking South Dakota’s new restrictions on medical abortions. Read more here.

 

New Irish Maternity Hospital Will Be Required to Perform Abortions. The license for the new National Maternity Hospital in Ireland will include legal measures requiring it to provide all medical procedures allowed under Irish law, including abortion. Read more here.

 

Federal Appeals Court Rules in Biden’s Favor on Abortion Referrals. Federally funded family planning clinics can continue to make abortion referrals while a case is being heard on the issue, a federal court has ruled. Read more here.

 

Injunction Blocks South Dakota Abortion Pill Restriction. A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction against a South Dakota rule that would require abortion-seekers to make three separate visits to a doctor to take abortion pills. Read more here.

 

High Court Rules NI Secretary Has ‘Legal Authority’ to Order Abortion Services. A High Court judge has ruled that the Northern Ireland Secretary has the legal authority to direct the establishment of abortion services in Northern Ireland. Read more here.

 

Vermont Moves One Step Closer to Enshrining ‘Right’ to Abortion in State Constitution. Vermont lawmakers voted to move forward on a constitutional amendment that would guarantee the “right” to abortion, and the measure will now go before voters. Read more here.

 

U.S. NIH to Spend Over $80M on Fetal Tissue Research This Year. An investigation has revealed that the National Institutes of Health is expected to spend over $88 million this year on research involving tissue from aborted babies. Read more here.

 

OSU ‘Sex Week’ Event Encourages Students to ‘Thank’ Abortion Providers. An Ohio State University student organization is sponsoring “Sex Week,” which includes one event where students are asked to “help thank abortion providers.” Read more here.

 

Vermont House to Vote on Enshrining Abortion ‘Rights’ in State Constitution. The Vermont House of Representatives is voting on a measure which would enshrine the so-called “right” to abortion in the state’s constitution. Read more here.

 

Major UK Newspaper Issues Correction After Falsely Claiming Thousands of Women Died From Illegal Abortions. A major British news outlet issued a correction after a pro-life scholar debunked its claim that “roughly 12,000 women die from back street abortions” every year in Malawi. Read more here.

 

Tennessee Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Reinstated by Federal Appeals Court. A federal appeals court has allowed a Tennessee law that bans abortions based on a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome to take effect, reversing an earlier court order blocking the law. Read more here.

 

New Report Compares Abortion Laws Around the World. A new report from the Family Research Council compares abortion laws around the world and notes that only six countries allow abortion through the entirety of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

FL Teen Wins Appeal to Seek Abortion Without Parental Consent. A teen in Tampa, Florida won an appeal in district court for the right to talk to a doctor and ultimately have a medical abortion without parental consent. Read more here.

 

Nearly 90 Percent of GPs in Ireland Refuse to Provide Abortions. According to recent figures, fewer than one in nine general practitioners in Ireland are providing abortion services, despite the practice being legalized in 2019. Read more here.

 

Ohio Judge Again Blocks Bill Governing Disposal of Aborted Fetal Remains. An Ohio law requiring aborted fetal remains to be buried or cremated was placed on hold again by a Hamilton County judge. Read more here.

 

Gov Noem’s Abortion Ban Stifled by House Lawmakers. A South Dakota House committee declined to consider a bill from Gov. Kristi Noem aimed at banning nearly all abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. Read more here.

 

Study: Men Play Large Role in Women’s Abortion Decision. Men play a critical role in determining whether a woman chooses to have an abortion, according to a new Care Net survey. Read more here.

 

Pro-Life Monument to Be Place in Guatemala’s National Palace. On March 9, a special ceremony in the National Palace of Guatemala will recognize the country as the “Pro-Life Capital of Ibero-America.” Read more here.

 

U.S. Bill Would Require Abortionists to Report Suspected Trafficking Victims. Legislation proposed by Rep. Ted Budd of North Carolina would require abortion providers to file a report with the National Human Trafficking Hotline if they suspect a patient at the clinic is a victim of human trafficking. Read more here.

 

Ecuador’s President Vows to Veto Abortion Bill. President Guillermo Lasso of Ecuador declared that he will veto a bill that Congress is debating to regulate abortion in cases of rape. Read more here.

 

UN Human Rights Body Gives Pass to Iceland’s Targeting of Disabled Children. At a UN human rights meeting in Geneva, only two governments criticized Iceland on its extremely high rate of selective abortion of children with Down syndrome. Read more here.

 

FDA Data on Chemical Abortions Scrutinized in New Study. A new study claims to have found a “significant” gap in the federal government’s reporting on complications from the abortion pill known as mifepristone, raising questions about how informed officials were when they deregulated its use. Read more here.

 

South Carolina Defends Heartbeat Law in Court. The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments for and against a South Carolina law which bans most abortions after a baby’s heartbeat can be detected. Read more here.

 

Alabama Abortion Facility Cited Again for Using Rusty Surgical Instruments. An Alabama abortion facility has failed a licensing inspection after staff were found to be using rusty, unsanitary surgical equipment on women. Read more here.

 

Gov Declares Nebraska a Pro-Life State. Acting Gov. Mike Foley, with the support of Gov. Ricketts, declared Nebraska to be a pro-life state with a proclamation recognizing the “human dignity of the unborn.” Read more here.

 

U.S. Abortion Activist Terminates Pregnancy in Live Television Interview. A pro-abortion activist took an abortion pill during a live television interview, claiming the pill “is going to end a pregnancy” and is “incredibly safe.” Read more here.

 

Irish Govt Set to Appoint Independent Chair to Review Abortion Laws. The Irish government is reportedly set to appoint attorney Marie O’Shea as the independent chair of a review into the state’s abortion laws. Read more here.

 

Rioters Throw Smoke Bombs at Pro-Life Texas Students. A pro-life educational conference in Texas was disrupted by abortion activists who threw smoke bombs at a group of students. Read more here.

 

U.S. Congressman Introduces Bill to Replace ‘Fetus’ With ‘Unborn Child’ in Federal Law. Congressman Doug Lamborn introduced the Recognizing the Unborn Act which would replace the term “fetus” with “unborn child” through the entirety of federal law. Read more here.

 

Arizona Bill Would Restrict Abortion Once a Heartbeat Can Be Detected. An Arizona lawmaker has introduced a heartbeat bill that would prohibit most abortions in the state after a preborn child’s heartbeat is detected. Read more here.

 

Down Syndrome Advocate Speaks at Packed U.S. March for Life. Down syndrome rights activist Katie Shaw spoke before a crowd of tens of thousands at the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., emphasizing to attendees that each life holds value. Read more here.

 

EU President Vows to Sign Pro-Abortion Pact. The new European Union president has promised to sign a pact that “guarantees women’s access to abortion and contraceptives” within the EU. Read more here.

 

Biden Increases Contribution to Pro-Abortion UNICEF Program. The U.S. government announced $37 million in new contributions to Education Cannot Wait, a global fund that promotes abortion and comprehensive sexuality education. Read more here.

 

SCOTUS Declines to Remand Texas Abortion Case Back to Federal Court. The Supreme Court rejected a request to remand Texas’ six-week abortion law back to a federal district court, marking another setback for abortion advocates. Read more here.

 

Macron Calls for Adding Abortion Protections to EU Charter. French President Emmanuel Macron told the EU Parliament that he would seek to enshrine the right to abortion into the EU charter. Read more here.

 

Colombia Judges Split on Removing Abortion From Penal Code. Eight judges from Colombia’s constitutional court are evenly split over whether abortion should be eliminated from the penal code. Read more here.

 

Japanese Doctors Raise Concerns About Abortion Pill. The abortion pill soon may be available in Japan, and some Japanese doctors are raising concerns about potential side effects to women, as well as the easy availability of the drug. Read more here.

 

Virginia Gov Names Diversity Officer to Be ‘Ambassador for Unborn Children.’ Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin named a new diversity officer and added a unique responsibility to her job description: advocate for the unborn. Read more here.

 

U.S. University Defends Using Aborted Baby Parts in Research. The University of Pittsburgh continued to defend its gruesome experiments involving aborted baby body parts, citing a new investigation that found its research is “fully compliant” with state and federal laws. Read more here.

 

Poll: 71 Percent of Americans Support Abortion Restrictions. A new Marist University poll shows a majority of Americans both support restrictions on abortion and want to return abortion restrictions to the states. Read more here.

 

U.S. Lawmakers Demand FDA Explain Inaccurate Prenatal Tests. Republican lawmakers are demanding answers from the Food and Drug Administration following a report that the vast majority of noninvasive prenatal tests, often used to justify abortion, are inaccurate. Read more here.

 

Pro-Abortionists Call for End to 12-Week Abortion Limit in Irish Republic. The Irish Family Planning Association is calling for the reversal of legislation protecting the unborn from abortion beyond twelve weeks’ gestation. Read more here.

 

Texas Abortion Law Challenge Sent to State Supreme Court. A panel of judges on the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has sent the legal fight over the Texas law that bans most abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy to the Texas Supreme Court. Read more here.

 

Scholarships, Loan Relief for Abortion Workers in CA Budget Proposal. A $20 million proposal in California’s draft budget would offer repayment of student loans for health care workers who commit to providing abortions, as well as scholarships for prospective abortion industry workers. Read more here.

 

Poll: Over Half of U.S. Millennials Want Abortions Banned After Heart Starts Beating. A new poll shows that 52 percent of millennials say they want either no abortion or abortion only in cases of rape, incest, or when the mother’s life is in danger once a baby’s heartbeat is detected. Read more here.

 

Germany to End Ban on Doctors Advertising Abortion Services. Germany’s justice minister launched a drive to remove from the country’s criminal code a ban on doctors “advertising” abortion services. Read more here.

 

WV Bill Would Ban Most Abortions After 15 Weeks. Legislation introduced in West Virginia would ban abortions after 15 weeks gestation, similar to a Mississippi law currently being debated at the Supreme Court. Read more here.

 

Poll: Abortion Grows as Priority Issue for U.S. Democrats. With Roe v. Wade facing its strongest threat in decades, a new poll finds Democrats increasingly view protecting abortion rights as a high priority for the government. Read more here.

 

Skulls, Bones of Aborted Fetuses Found Outside Hospital in India. As many as 11 skulls and 54 bones of fetuses were found at a private hospital in India during the investigation of a separate case of illegal abortion, police said. Read more here.

 

Independent Chair of Irish Abortion Law Review to Be Appointed. An independent chair to review the operation of Ireland’s abortion laws will reportedly be appointed before the end of the month. Read more here.

 

Dozens of Pro-Life Groups Tell U.S. Senate to Reject Abortion Activist as FDA Commissioner. A coalition of nearly fifty pro-life groups sent a letter to the U.S. Senate urging members to oppose the nomination of Dr. Robert Califf for Food and Drug Administration commissioner. Read more here.

 

NJ Gov Set to Sign Bill Allowing Abortion Up to Birth. Legislators in New Jersey have passed a bill that will expand abortion in the state, and Gov. Phil Murphy has indicated his intent to sign it into law. Read more here.

 

Florida Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Ban Abortion After 15 Weeks. Lawmakers in Florida filed a bill seeking to ban abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy, with exceptions in cases of serious medical emergencies for the mother or fatal fetal abnormalities. Read more here.

 

Second Stay Sought Against Ohio Law on Aborted Fetal Remains. Ohio abortion providers have again sued to block a state law requiring that fetal remains from surgical abortions be cremated or buried. Read more here.

 

Report: Pro-Abortion Orgs Are Working to Affirm Abortion Access in Michigan. A coalition of pro-abortion advocates are reportedly aiming to compile enough signatures from Michigan voters to change the state’s constitution to affirm abortion rights. Read more here.

 

March for Life Chicago Expected to Draw Thousands. Thousands of pro-life advocates from Illinois and the Midwest are expected to gather for the March for Life Chicago, in part to protest repeal of the Parental Notice of Abortion Act. Read more here.

 

South Dakota Lawmakers Approve Abortion Pill Restrictions. South Dakota legislators have approved the abortion pill restrictions previously established through executive order which require that women take the abortion pill only at a licensed abortion facility. Read more here.

 

Abortion Leading Cause of Death Worldwide in 2021. Abortion was the leading cause of death globally in 2021, with nearly 43 million unborn babies killed in the womb, according to data provided by Worldometer. Read more here.

 

NH Legislature Kills Bill Repealing Ultrasound Requirement Before Abortion. An attempt to repeal a New Hampshire law that requires women to be provided with an ultrasound of her unborn baby before an abortion failed in the state House. Read more here.

 

2022 D.C. March for Life to Proceed as Planned. Organizers of the March for Life, which will take place days after D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s vaccination mandate takes effect, announced that the annual event will proceed as planned. Read more here.

 

NYT Report Fuels Concerns That Many Abortions Are Based on False Test Results. Pro-life leaders are 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. Read more here.

 

Law Reformers in Cayman Islands Open Discussion on Legalizing Abortion. The Law Reform Commission has opened a public consultation on reforming the prohibition in the Cayman Islands on almost all abortions. Read more here.

 

NE State Senator Proposes Expanded Access to Abortions. Sen. Megan Hunt of Omaha said she will introduce bills to expand access to abortion services in Nebraska, including a bill to allow abortion pills by mail. Read more here.

 

Ohio Gov Signs ‘Born Alive’ Abortion Bill. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed a bill that imposes criminal penalties on doctors who do not administer medical care to a baby that is born alive after a failed abortion attempt. Read more here.

 

New Abortion Restrictions Take Effect in New Hampshire. The Family Life Protection Act went into effect in New Hampshire, prohibiting abortion after 24 weeks of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Longtime Abortion Advocate Appointed to Lead UNICEF. UN Secretary-General Guterres announced the appointment of Catherine Russell, a longtime supporter of abortion and gender policy, to lead UNICEF. Read more here.

 

Federal Appeals Court to Hear Texas Abortion Case. The Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments on January 7 regarding enforcement of the Texas abortion law. Read more here.

 

Germany Moves to Scrap Ban on Advertising Abortions. Germany’s justice minister says he will soon present legislation to remove from the country’s criminal code a ban on doctors advertising abortions. Read more here.

 

Oxford Doc Shows Backstreet Abortion Numbers in Malawi are ‘Misrepresented.’ An Oxford University researcher has found that figures from the World Health Organization, which purport to show that large numbers of women die from backstreet abortions in Malawi, are “demonstrably … misrepresented or even fabricated.” Read more here.

 

NI Bishops Decry Vote Allowing Abortion of Disabled. The Catholic Bishops of Northern Ireland denounced a vote by the Northern Ireland Assembly denying protection from abortion to babies affected with non-fatal disabilities. Read more here.

 

Guttmacher Reports Record Number of Abortion Restrictions Passed in U.S. in 2021. The Guttmacher Institute, a pro-choice research organization, reported that “106 abortion restrictions had been enacted in 19 states” during 2021, marking “the highest total in any year” since 1973. Read more here.

 

Leading Int’l Abortion Provider Admits 1 in 20 Medical Abortions Fail to Complete. Marie Stopes Australia has admitted that over 5 percent of women have fragments of the baby and/or placenta remaining in their uterus following a medical abortion. Read more here.

 

Report: Abortion Activists Plan to Shuttle Women to Mexico for Abortions. Mexican activists are preparing to shuttle abortion-seeking women from Texas and other states into Mexico, where they can legally terminate their pregnancies, the New York Times reported. Read more here.

 

MPs Speak Out Against Attempts to Force More Abortion on Northern Ireland. A number of MPs are resisting pressure to commission abortion services in Northern Ireland, arguing that abortion is supposed to be a devolved issue. Read more here.

 

Missouri Lawmaker Introduces Heartbeat Abortion Ban. A Missouri state representative has introduced a bill that would prohibit the termination of a pregnancy once a heartbeat is detected. Read more here.

 

Nearly Half of NSW Down’s Syndrome Parents Feel Pressured to Have Abortion. According to a new survey of 320 parents from New South Wales, Australia, 49 percent of families felt pressured by healthcare providers to have an abortion after Down’s syndrome was prenatally diagnosed. Read more here.

 

Illinois Gov Signs Bill Ending Parental Notification for Teen Abortions. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation that allows minor girls to obtain abortions without their parents’ knowledge. Read more here.

 

Incoming German Govt Faces Opposition to Allowing Commercial Abortion Advertising. The German government is facing opposition over plans to alter the abortion law by allowing commercial advertising on abortion and making abortion funded under public health insurance. Read more here.

 

Biden Admin Permanently Lifts Restrictions on Abortion Pills. The Biden administration permanently rescinded rules requiring women to obtain abortion drugs in person, allowing patients to receive pills by mail instead of via certified health providers. Read more here.

 

SCOTUS Sends Texas Abortion Case to More Conservative Court Against Wishes of Abortion Providers. The U.S. Supreme Court sent a case regarding the Texas abortion law back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, receiving some pushback from pro-abortion advocates in the process. Read more here.

 

Gates Foundation Gives Grants to Journalists to Run Pro-Abortion Articles in Europe. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is funding grants to pay journalists to run pro-abortion articles in European media outlets. Read more here.

 

Ireland Legislature Blocks Vote on Bill Requiring Fetal Pain Relief During Abortion. According to the Pro-Life Campaign in Ireland, the Irish government announced it would be tabling an amendment on the fetal pain bill to block it from moving forward. Read more here.

 

Ohio Legislature Passes Bill to Require Life-Saving Treatment for Babies Who Survive Abortions. The Ohio Senate gave final approval of the Born Alive Infant Protection Act after the state House passed it with several minor changes. Read more here.

 

Arizona Asks SCOTUS to Allow Law Barring Abortions for Fetal Abnormalities. Arizona is calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a law in the state that bans abortions due to certain genetic abnormalities such as Down syndrome. Read more here.

 

French National Assembly Votes to Extend Legal Time Limit for Abortions. The National Assembly of France approved a bill to extend the legal time limit for abortions from 12 to 14 weeks. Read more here.

 

NI Bill to Stop Abortions for Non-Fatal Disabilities Is Rejected. A Northern Ireland bill to prohibit abortions in cases of non-fatal disabilities has fallen after a tight vote at Stormont. Read more here.

 

Guatemala to Be Declared Latin American Pro-Life Capital. President Alejandro Giammattei announced that next year Guatemala will be declared the Latin American pro-life capital. Read more here.

 

Canada Installs First-Ever Safe Surrender Baby Box. Canada’s first-ever safe surrender baby box has been installed in a fire station in Strathmore, Alberta. Read more here.

 

AMA Adopts Policy on Protecting Access to Abortion Training. The American Medical Association has resolved to give more support for training medical students in abortion, potentially creating pressures for medical students who object to the procedure. Read more here.

 

Fetal Pain Relief Bill in Ireland Moves to Second Stage. A bill to make fetal pain relief a legal requirement prior to any abortion performed after 20 weeks gestation will be debated in the Irish Parliament. Read more here.

 

SCOTUS Allows Challenge to Texas Abortion Law to Proceed. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a challenge to the Texas heartbeat abortion law can proceed; however, it held that the state can continuing enforcing the law as it is adjudicated. Read more here.

 

Abortion Group Applauds Biden’s Nominee to Head Global Women’s Issues. President Biden’s nomination of Geeta Rao Gupta to head the Office of Global Women’s Issues at the Department of State has garnered the support of the largest abortion group in the United States. Read more here.

 

State Judge Rules Citizen Enforcement of Texas Abortion Law Unconstitutional. A judge in Texas ruled that a law prohibiting abortions after about six weeks violated the state’s constitution because it allows private citizens to sue abortion providers. Read more here.

 

Poll: 56% of Americans Support Abortion Restrictions After 15 Weeks. A new poll found that 56% of Americans want to limit abortions to the first 15 weeks of pregnancy or sooner. Read more here.

 

South Dakota Gov Appeals Abortion Ruling. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is appealing a district court ruling that stops the state from enforcing part of a state law that would require a woman to consult with a crisis pregnancy center before having an abortion. Read more here.

 

Biden Attorney to SCOTUS: Better to Abort Babies Than Place Them for Adoption. President Biden’s solicitor general dismissed adoption as a loving alternative to abortion in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that the so-called “right” to abortion keeps a woman from having “a child out in the world.” Read more here.

 

Ohio House Passes Born Alive Infant Protection Act. The Ohio House passed a bill that would require medical treatment be administered to babies born alive after a botched abortion. Read more here.

 

NJ Gov Uses Backdoor Plan to Allow Nurses, Midwives to Perform Abortions. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced plans to begin allowing nurses and midwives to abort first trimester unborn babies. Read more here.

 

CA Lawmakers, Activists Prepare to Make State a ‘Sanctuary’ for Abortion. Pro-abortion clinics, activists and lawmakers in California are spearheading an initiative to make the state a “sanctuary” for the procedure by subsidizing travel and lodging for out-of-state women seeking an abortion. Read more here.

 

U.S. Congressman Introduces Bill to Replace ‘Fetus’ With ‘Unborn Child’ in Federal Laws. Congressman Doug Lamborn has introduced new legislation that would replace the term “fetus” with “unborn child” throughout federal law in order to emphasize the humanity of unborn babies. Read more here.

 

U.S. Politicians Call for Codification of Roe v. Wade. Politicians are calling for the U.S. Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade to be codified into law following the recent hearing of a Mississippi pro-life law by the Supreme Court. Read more here.

 

Three BPAS Abortion Facilities Receive ‘Inadequate’ Safety Ratings, Could Lose Registration. Three British Pregnancy Advisory Service abortion facilities received an “inadequate” report for safety after surprise inspections by the Care Quality Commission. Read more here.

 

Teachers in Malta Free to Show Graphic Abortion Video, Ministry Says After Complaints. Teachers are free to show graphic videos about abortion to 15-year-old pupils, the Education Ministry of Malta has said after receiving complaints from a pro-choice parent organization. Read more here.

 

Wisconsin Gov Vetoes Five Pro-Life Bills. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers vetoed five pro-life bills, including one that would ban discriminatory abortions and another that would ensure the treatment of babies born alive after a botched abortion. Read more here.

 

Israeli Health Minister Planning Reform of Abortion Rules. Israeli Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz intends to spearhead major reforms to the country’s abortion policies with the aim of making it easier for women to abort their unborn child. Read more here.

 

WH Confirms Biden’s Support of Bill Allowing Abortions Up to Birth. White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed during a press conference that Joe Biden supports a radical bill in Congress that would overturn every pro-life law in America and usher in abortions up to birth nationwide. Read more here.

 

Chile Rejects Proposed Law Decriminalizing Abortion Up to 14 Weeks. The Chamber of Deputies of Chile voted against the Law for the Decriminalization of Abortion up to 14 weeks of gestation. Read more here.

 

SCOTUS Justices Grill Lawyers on Fetal Viability, Constitutional Rights. The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a potential landmark abortion rights case, during which they examined the legal standards for abortion laws based on the interests of women and protecting life. Read more here.

 

Pro-Abortion Protestors Allegedly Take Abortion Pills Outside SCOTUS. Outside of the U.S. Supreme Court, pro-abortion protesters allegedly ingested abortion pills as the court prepared to hear arguments over a case that could dramatically alter abortion in the United States. Read more here.

 

UK: Over 10,000 Women Needed Hospital Treatment After Using Abortion Pills. A study has suggested that more than 10,000 women had to receive hospital treatment following the use of medical abortion pills in England between April 2020 and September 2021. Read more here.

 

Justice Sotomayor Compares Unborn Babies to Braindead People Reacting to Stimuli. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor compared unborn babies to braindead people during oral arguments in the landmark abortion case currently before the court. Read more here.

 

U.S. Lawmakers Demand Google Stop Censoring Pro-Life Ads. Republican lawmakers are again demanding that Google cease censoring abortion pill reversal ads from the pro-life organization Live Action. Read more here.

 

Bill to Ban Sex-Selective Abortion Introduced to NSW Parliament. A new bill which seeks to make sex-selective abortion illegal is being introduced to the parliament of the Australian state of New South Wales. Read more here.

 

UK Abortion Clinic Placed Into Special Measures by Govt Inspectors. Care Quality Commission inspectors ruled that an abortion clinic in Doncaster, England scored “inadequate” marks for safety and may be shut down if enough improvements are not made. Read more here.

 

SCOTUS Set to Hear Arguments in Major Abortion Case. The U.S. Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments regarding a Mississippi law that bans abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Report: Texas Women Are Traveling to New England for Abortion Services. Texas women seeking abortions are reportedly traveling to Maine to undergo the procedure. Read more here.

 

Germany’s New Govt to Nix 1930s Abortion Law. Germany’s new government plans to do away with a law that forbids doctors from providing information about abortions. Read more here.

 

U.S. Abortions Rise Slightly for Second Year in a Row. Abortion rose slightly in the United States in 2019 for the second year in a row, signaling a potential new trend after abortions had been declining for much of the decade. Read more here.

 

Pro-Life Ad Campaign Launched Ahead of SCOTUS Abortion Arguments. A pro-life organization has launched a $2.5 million advertising campaign urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse Roe v. Wade as the justices are slated to hear oral arguments in a major abortion case. Read more here.

 

Netherlands to Finance Abortions for Women From Poland. The Dutch parliament adopted a resolution approving the use of state funds to help Polish women obtain abortions. Read more here.

 

Ireland: 90 Percent Support Women Being Offered Alternatives Before Abortion. Almost 90% of people in Ireland believe that women should be offered information about alternatives before proceeding with abortion, according to new research. Read more here.

 

Hundreds of Women Hurt by Abortion Tell SCOTUS to Overturn Roe v. Wade. Hundreds of women harmed by second and third trimester abortions urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade in a joint amicus brief. Read more here.

 

Attempt to Introduce Extreme Changes to UK Abortion Law Fails. An attempt to hijack the UK government’s flagship Health and Care Bill with an extreme abortion proposal has failed, in a significant pro-life victory. Read more here.

 

Canadians Rally on Parliament Hill to Save Pro-Life Charities Threatened by Trudeau. Canadians rallied on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in an effort to save pregnancy resource centers under attack by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who has promised to strip them of their charitable tax status. Read more here.

 

One Hundred U.S. Lawmakers Reintroducing Conscience Protection Bill. One hundred GOP lawmakers are reintroducing legislation to protect conscience rights and prevent retaliation against health care workers who won’t participate in abortions. Read more here.

 

Court in Colombia Set to Rule on Decriminalizing Abortion. Colombia’s Constitutional Court is set to rule on a case that could decriminalize abortion in the country. Read more here.

 

Approval Sought for First Abortion Pill in Japan. Pharmaceutical company Linepharma International reportedly plans to seek approval for Japan’s first abortion pill following successful trials in the country. Read more here.

 

Abortion Provider Org Says Independent Abortion Clinics Closing at ‘Alarming Rate.’ Abortion clinics are closing at an “alarming rate,” according to the Abortion Care Network, a membership organization of independent abortion providers. Read more here.

 

Eight Additional States Join Fight Against Biden Title X Rule on Abortion. Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen led eight states in filing an amicus brief supporting 12 other states’ lawsuit against the new Title X program rule which forces taxpayers to subsidize abortion. Read more here.

 

Texas Abortion Ban Stays in Force as SCOTUS Justices Mull Outcome. More than two weeks have passed since the U.S. Supreme Court’s rushed arguments over Texas’ unique abortion law without any word from the justices. Read more here.

 

U.S. Pro-Life Group Urges Lawmakers to Block FDA From Easing Access to Abortion Pills. A major pro-life group is asking lawmakers to stop President Biden’s administration from stealthily easing Food and Drug Administration regulations on abortion pills. Read more here.

 

UN General Assembly Adds Abortion Language to Resolutions on Clean Water and Rare Diseases. Delegates from Russia and Gulf nations complained about the addition of abortion-related terms to General Assembly resolutions on rare diseases and access to clean water and sanitation. Read more here.

 

European Parliament Condemns Polish Abortion Law. The European Parliament passed a resolution condemning Poland’s near-total ban on abortions. Read more here.

 

MPs Propose Major Changes to UK Abortion Laws. A cross-party group of MPs has come together to introduce three amendments to the government’s flagship Health and Care Bill that propose major changes to abortion law. Read more here.

 

Report: CA Gov Aims to Boost State’s ‘Abortion Infrastructure.’ California Gov. Gavin Newsom is reportedly working to boost the state’s “abortion infrastructure” to accommodate more out-of-state women seeking abortions. Read more here.

 

Study: U.S. Chemical Abortions Saw 500% Increase in Rate of ER Visits. A new U.S. study claims that emergency room visit rates related to chemical abortions increased by 507% (8.5 to 51.7 per 1,000) between 2002 and 2015. Read more here.

 

Boston Gives Employees 12 Weeks Paid Leave After Abortion. The City of Boston now allows its employees to take up to 12 weeks of leave with pay when they abort their unborn babies. Read more here.

 

Irish Labour Party Adopts Policy to Make Abortions Legal Up to Birth. The Labour Party in Ireland has adopted a policy to support making abortion legal up until birth without any restrictions. Read more here.

 

Poll: Plurality of Americans Support Law Banning Dismemberment Abortions. A new poll from Marquette Law School found that a plurality of Americans across the country supports a ban on abortions after 15 weeks. Read more here.

 

UK DIY Home Abortions Resulted in Three Times as Many Ambulance Calls As Clinic Abortions. Data obtained from five NHS Ambulance Trusts in England show that emergency responses for chemical abortion complications were three times higher for women who received the abortion pill in the mail versus those who had a chemical abortion at a clinic. Read more here.

 

Tennessee Abortion Waiting Period to Remain in Effect. Pregnant women in Tennessee will continue to be required to wait at least 48 hours before getting abortions after reproductive rights advocates declined to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review the case, state Attorney General Herbert Slatery announced. Read more here.

 

Penn State Students Call Lack of Abortion Access on Campus ‘Disgusting.’ Pro-abortion Pennsylvania State University students complaining about a lack of access to abortion on campus are calling on fellow students to join their cause in increasing abortion’s availability. Read more here.

 

Catholic University of America Removes Abortion From Its Health Care Plan. The Catholic University of America swiftly removed coverage of abortions from its student health insurance after an investigation revealed that the plans violated Catholic teachings. Read more here.

 

Abortion Advocates Call on Judge to Declare Texas Law Unconstitutional. Abortion advocates pressed a state district judge to declare Texas’s controversial abortion ban unconstitutional, contending that the private enforcement provision creates a number of legal problems. Read more here.

 

Alabama Boy Sets Record as Most Premature Baby to Survive. A boy from Alabama who was born at 21 weeks of pregnancy set a world record for being the earliest premature baby to survive. Read more here.

 

Report: Waiting Period Saved Almost 1,500 Babies From Abortion in Ireland. Almost 1,500 women did not go through with their abortion after an initial consultation and a three-day consideration or waiting period, newly released data in Ireland has revealed. Read more here.

 

Slovakia Narrowly Rejects Proposed Law Restricting Access to Abortion. Slovakia’s parliament narrowly rejected proposed legislation that would have tightened access to abortion in the European Union country. Read more here.

 

U.S. State Dept Labels Abortion a ‘Human Right’ in Updated Report. The Biden State Department updated its annual Human Rights Report to include a section on each country about “reproductive rights,” a phrase commonly used by the pro-choice community to reference abortion. Read more here.

 

U.S. HHS Secretary Refuses to Address Accusations That He Violated Federal Conscience Protections. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra is refusing to address allegations by Republican lawmakers that he violated federal conscience protections and worked at the “behest of the abortion industry.” Read more here.

 

Poland Clarifies Abortion Law After Protests Over Mother’s Death. Poland’s health ministry has reminded doctors that abortions are legal in some cases after the country’s strict laws on the practice were implicated in a pregnant woman’s death. Read more here.

 

Bill Introduced in NSW to Punish Crimes That Cause Loss of Unborn Fetus. A bill proposing harsher penalties for crimes that result in the loss of an unborn baby has been introduced in the parliament of New South Wales, Australia. Read more here.

 

Slovakia’s Parliament Debates Pro-Life Bill. Slovakia’s parliament is debating a bill which aims to increase assistance to pregnant women and reduce the number of abortions in the country. Read more here.

 

EP Set to Condemn Poland’s Abortion Rules. The European Parliament is set to approve a resolution condemning Poland’s near-total ban on abortion against a backdrop of street protests in response to the restrictions. Read more here.

 

U.S. Magazine Creates Website Promoting Abortion as ‘Essential to Democracy.’ Ms. magazine has partnered with a New York-based law and policy institute to create a microsite called “Abortion Is Essential to Democracy.” Read more here.

 

U.S. Pro-Life Docs Launch Campaign Promoting Abortion Pill Reversal. Three major pro-life organizations have produced a video and web page offering detailed information about the science and success of abortion pill reversal. Read more here.

 

NBC’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ Airs Skit Celebrating Abortion. NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” ran a skit with cast member Cecily Strong dressed as a clown named “Goober” boasting that she had had an abortion before her 23rd birthday. Read more here.

 

Protests Against Abortion Law Erupt in Poland After Woman’s Death. Thousands of people gathered in Polish cities to protest the country’s near-total ban on abortion, claiming the restrictive laws had caused a pregnant woman’s death. Read more here.

 

Ohio Senate Passes Bill Mandating Doctors Care for Babies Born Alive After Abortion. A bill passed by the Ohio Senate creates a new crime of “purposely failing to take measures to preserve the health or life of a child.” Read more here.

 

U.S. Makes First Contribution to UN Distributor of Abortion Supplies. The U.S. State Department announced an inaugural $5 million contribution to a UNFPA fund which purchases and distributes medical supplies, including abortion-inducing drugs and devices. Read more here.

 

Democrats Hold Hearing on Texas Abortion Ban, Call Saving Babies ‘Devastating.’ During a House Judiciary Committee hearing, Democrat lawmakers demanded that the Texas heartbeat abortion ban be declared unconstitutional and declared that it was “devastating for families.” Read more here.

 

Feminists Claim Abortion Necessary to Fight Global Warming. Feminist and family planning NGOs are encouraging the use of “voluntary family planning” as a “cost-effective solution” to slow population growth and mitigate the effects of climate change. Read more here.

 

Ohio Lawmakers Introduce Abortion Ban Similar to Texas’. Ohio lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allow anyone to sue a doctor who performs an abortion or an individual who “aids or abets” an abortion. Read more here.

 

Scottish Doctors Say Zoom Abortion Consults Should End. Two former presidents of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow are among medical professionals calling for an end to “DIY” home abortions. Read more here.

 

Decriminalization of Abortion in Colombia to Be Debated in Constitutional Court. The magistrates of the Constitutional Court of Colombia will soon vote on whether abortion should be withdrawn as one of the crimes contemplated in the Penal Code. Read more here.

 

Mason, Ohio Becomes 41st City to Outlaw Abortion. The city of Mason, Ohio became the 41st U.S. Sanctuary City for the Unborn when its city council voted to outlaw abortion within the city’s limits. Read more here.

 

SCOTUS Set to Hear Challenges to Texas Heartbeat Abortion Law. The Supreme Court will hear twin challenges to a Texas law prohibiting abortion after six weeks’ gestation unless a woman’s life is in danger. Read more here.

 

U.S. Nurse Fired for Refusing to Give Abortion Referrals Wins Wrongful Termination Suit. A Rockford, Illinois nurse has won her case after a judge ruled she was fired illegally for refusing to provide abortion referrals and contraception to patients. Read more here.

 

UK Woman With Down’s Syndrome to Fight High Court Abortion Ruling. A UK woman with Down’s syndrome says she will continue to fight to change the law that allows abortion up to birth for a fetus with the condition. Read more here.

 

New Poll Shows Majority of Texas Residents Support Heartbeat Abortion Ban. According to a new poll from the University of Houston/Texas Southern University, 55 percent of Texans support the new law banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. Read more here.

 

Bolivian Govt Criticizes Church for Intervening in Girl’s Abortion. The Bolivian government has criticized the Catholic Church for intervening in an 11-year-old girl’s abortion. Read more here.

 

SCOTUS Orders NY Court to Reconsider Ruling Forcing Catholic Diocese to Cover Abortions. The U.S. Supreme Court ordered New York’s top court to reconsider its ruling against a coalition of charities that challenged the state’s mandate that employers cover abortions in their employee health insurance plans. Read more here.

 

New Indian Abortion Rules Seek to Make Abortions More Accessible to Minors. New abortion rules released by the government of India recognize minors as a vulnerable category and seek to make abortion services more accessible to them. Read more here.

 

LA Mom Sues State to Stop Teenage Daughter From Getting Abortion. A Lafayette, Louisiana woman is suing the state to prevent her teenage daughter from having an abortion in a case that takes aim at the state’s “judicial bypass” law. Read more here.

 

IL Senate Votes to Repeal Law Requiring Parental Notification When Minor Seeks Abortion. The Illinois Senate voted in favor of repealing a law requiring that the parents or guardians of a pregnant minor are alerted when a minor seeks an abortion. Read more here.

 

Westminster Could Force NI to Offer Abortion Services. Westminster could overrule Stormont and force Northern Ireland to provide abortion services, a leaked letter between ministers has revealed. Read more here.

 

MA Lawmakers Want Abortion Pills Dispensed on College Campuses. Massachusetts State Rep. Lindsay Sabadosa is sponsoring a bill that would require student health centers to give students abortion pills on demand at public universities, and those that don’t would be required to make referrals. Read more here.

 

Canadian Program That Stripped Summer Job Funding for Groups Opposed to Abortion Upheld by Federal Court. A legal challenge of the Canadian federal government’s denial of summer job funding for groups that oppose abortion has been dismissed by a Federal Court judge. Read more here.

 

NI Disability Abortion Bill Passes Committee Stage. A bill has passed the committee stage in the Northern Ireland Assembly which proposes removing the current grounds in the abortion regulations that allow for aborting babies with disabilities. Read more here.

 

U.S. Lawmakers, Ambassadors Commemorate Global Declaration Challenging ‘Right’ to Abortion. Lawmakers, ambassadors, and embassy officials gathered in Washington D.C. to commemorate a pro-life, pro-family international declaration signed by the United States during the Trump administration. Read more here.

 

Russia Joins Global Pro-Life Initiative. The Russian government has joined the pro-life Geneva Consensus Declaration on Women’s Health and Protection of the Family. Read more here.

 

Texas Sees Large Drop in Abortions Since Heartbeat Abortion Ban Went Into Effect. Texas abortion facilities reported a huge drop in abortion numbers during the first 30 days when the state heartbeat law was in effect, according to new research from the University of Texas at Austin. Read more here.

 

Florida City Commission Narrowly Passes Resolution Supporting Abortion ‘Rights.’ Tallahassee, Florida city commissioners narrowly passed a resolution urging state lawmakers to protect and promote access to reproductive health care, including abortion. Read more here.

 

Pope Francis Urges Defense of Human Life ‘From Conception to Natural Death.’ Pope Francis recently stated that the life of every “conceived child” is “sacred and inviolable” while calling for the defense of the unborn. Read more here.

 

AR County Passes Measure Declaring Itself a Pro-Life County. The Lee County Quorum Court in Arkansas passed a resolution affirming that the county is pro-life and will protect the dignity of the unborn. Read more here.

 

Nearly 10M Lives Lost Since Abortion Legalized in UK. In the 54 years since the Abortion Act received royal assent in the UK, a staggering 9,789,238 unborn babies have lost their lives to abortion. Read more here.

 

OK Supreme Court Blocks Three Pro-Life Laws. The Oklahoma Supreme Court voted to temporarily block three laws that placed restrictions on abortion and were set to take effect in the state on November 1. Read more here.

 

Portland Offers Paid Time Off for City Employees Who Have Abortions. Portland is reportedly the first city in the United States to offer public employees paid time off following an abortion, according to a policy change from its city council. Read more here.

 

Over 2,500 People March for Life in Austria. Over 2,500 people took to the streets of Vienna during the March for Life demonstration for the protection of unborn children. Read more here.

 

Biden, Harris Criticized for Unveiling ‘National Gender Strategy’ Promoting Abortion. The Biden administration unveiled a first-ever “National Gender Strategy” which calls for cemented abortion “rights,” among other provisions. Read more here.

 

Twelve States Sue Biden Admin Over Reversal of Abortion Referral Ban. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, along with 11 other states, filed suit against the Biden administration seeking to restore a ban on abortion referrals by family planning clinics that President Biden recently reversed. Read more here.

 

Ohio City Votes to Criminalize Abortion. The city council of Mason, Ohio voted to criminalize abortion as council members voted 4 to 3 to make the city “a sanctuary for the unborn.” Read more here.

 

Northern Territory Govt Introduces Bill Making It Easier to Obtain Later-Term Abortion. The Northern Territory, Australia government has introduced legislation to parliament to make it easier for women to access later-term abortions. Read more here.

 

Poles Protest on Anniversary of Ruling Restricting Abortion. Protests were held in Warsaw and other Polish cities to mark the one-year anniversary of a constitutional court ruling that severely restricted abortions in the country. Read more here.

 

Namibian Churches Call for Referendum on Abortion. The Alliance of Christian Churches in Namibia has suggested government hold a referendum over the contentious issue of abortion to help gauge the views of all parties. Read more here.

 

Second D.C. Police Officer Reportedly Told to Have Abortion to Keep Job. A second D.C. police officer has come forward with the claim that she was given an ultimatum to have an abortion in order to keep her job. Read more here.

 

U.S. March for Life Announces Theme for First March Since Pandemic. The March for Life Education and Defense Fund announced that the theme for the 49th annual march in 2022 will be “Equality Begins in the Womb.” Read more here.

 

Appeals Court Rules Indiana Can Enforce Law Requiring Reporting of Abortion Complications. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit denied a Planned Parenthood affiliate’s petition to rehear a lawsuit challenging an Indiana law that requires doctors to report certain abortion complications. Read more here.

 

Ireland Billboard Campaign Warns About Dramatic Increase in Abortions. A pro-life billboard campaign urging people to “rethink abortion” is alerting the public in Ireland to startling abortion statistics in the three years since its legalization. Read more here.

 

Sen. Warren Calls SCOTUS ‘Extremist’ Court Willing to ‘Take a Shot at Roe v. Wade.’ Sen. Elizabeth Warren slammed the U.S. Supreme Court as an “extremist court” that was “out of step with the American people” and called on Congress to codify Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

NZ Court Rules ‘Right’ to Abortion Trumps Conscience Objections of Medics. A lawsuit brought by the New Zealand Health Professionals Alliance alleging that recent changes to the country’s abortion law violated their rights to freedom of conscience and religion has been decided. Read more here.

 

NBC Teen Drama Portrays School Teacher Helping Student Get Abortion Without Parental Consent. NBC’s teen drama “One of Us Is Lying” ended its season with a plot following a school teacher who helps a teen get a secret abortion without her parents’ knowledge. Read more here.

 

SCOTUS Agrees to Hear Two Challenges to Texas Abortion Law. The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to expedite and hear two challenges to Texas’ new pro-life law which effectively bans most abortions after six weeks. Read more here.

 

Texas Urges SCOTUS to Maintain Abortion Ban. Texas asked the U.S. Supreme Court to keep in place a law that imposes a near-total ban on abortion and urged the justices to overturn Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Rubio Delays Vote on Biden Nominee Over ‘Defense of Infanticide.’ Sen. Marco Rubio has delayed a committee vote on President Biden’s nominee to lead global health development at the U.S. Agency for International Development, citing the nominee’s past comments on gruesome partial-birth abortion techniques. Read more here.

 

NI Bill to Stop Abortion Up to Birth for Disabilities Passes Committee Stage. A bill to abolish discriminatory abortions for disabled babies in Northern Ireland passed the committee stage in the Northern Ireland Assembly. Read more here.

 

U.S. Senate Foreign Operations Bill Attacks Pro-Life Policies. U.S. Senate Democrats released the annual foreign operations funding bill which cuts federal pro-life policies and opens new funding streams for global abortion groups and the UN population control agency. Read more here.

 

El Salvador Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Reject Challenge to Abortion Ban. El Salvador’s Congress voted to uphold the country’s complete abortion ban, ruling against terminations even in exceptional circumstances. Read more here.

 

D.C. Asst Chief Told to Have an Abortion or Be Fired. Washington D.C. Assistant Police Chief Chanel Dickerson revealed that when she became pregnant as a young police cadet, she was told she had to have an abortion to keep her job. Read more here.

 

Benin MPs Vote to Legalize Abortion. Parliamentarians in Benin have voted to legalize abortion in the West African country where it was already authorized under restricted conditions. Read more here.

 

Wisconsin Senate Passes Package of Bills to Limit Abortion. Lawmakers in the Wisconsin Senate passed a group of bills which would limit abortion by reducing funding for abortion providers, banning abortions based on sex or race, and requiring doctors to provide comprehensive information to patients. Read more here.

 

New Jersey to Allow Midwives, Nurses Perform Abortions Under New Regulation. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has approved a regulation change that allows physician assistants, nurses and midwives to perform abortions. Read more here.

 

Two Bills in Contention Regarding ‘Safe Access’ for Irish Women Seeking Abortions. Legislation to provide safe access “without harassment” for women seeking abortions in Ireland has been introduced by a senator, and another bill is being drafted by the government. Read more here.

 

Thousands Gather in Warsaw for Poland’s March for Life. Five thousand people participated in Poland’s 16th annual March for Life and the Family, which took place in Warsaw. Read more here.

 

Michigan Heartbeat Bill Would Ban Most Abortions. A Michigan lawmaker has introduced legislation which would make abortions illegal after a fetal heartbeat is detected. Read more here.

 

U.S. Pro-Life Groups Make Public Education Push Highlighting Abortion Toll. Pro-life organizations are rolling out mass education efforts in an attempt to inform the public about the consequences of abortion before the Supreme Court hears a prominent abortion case. Read more here.

 

Biden Admin Asks SCOTUS to Block Texas Heartbeat Law. After weeks of legal battles over a recently enacted Texas law that prohibits abortions once a heartbeat is detected, the Biden Administration has asked the Supreme Court to block its enforcement. Read more here.

 

U.S. Senate Democrats Ditch Hyde Amendment in Funding Bills. Senate Democrats for the first time in decades left out an amendment from their annual government funding bills that blocks people from using Medicaid or other federal health programs to cover abortion services. Read more here.

 

Appeals Court Sets Date to Hear South Carolina Heartbeat Law. The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has set the week of December 6th to hear the South Carolina Fetal Heartbeat and Abortion Protection Act that is being challenged by Planned Parenthood and currently enjoined by a local federal judge. Read more here.

 

Texas Abortion Law to Remain in Effect, Appeals Court Rules. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit said it will allow Texas’s heartbeat abortion law to remain in effect while it considers an appeal of a judge’s order blocking the new law. Read more here.

 

Biden Admin to Ask SCOTUS to Block Texas Heartbeat Abortion Ban. The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly planning to ask the Supreme Court to block the Texas heartbeat abortion ban after a federal appeals court ruled that the law could remain in effect. Read more here.

 

High Court: NI Secretary Fails to Comply With Duties Over Abortion Law. A UK High Court judge has ruled the secretary of state for Northern Ireland has failed to comply with his duty to “expeditiously” provide abortion services to women in Northern Ireland. Read more here.

 

Study: Six Percent of Abortion Pill Users Went to Urgent Care With Complications. An abortion pill study sponsored by Gynuity Health Projects found that 70 out of 1,157 participants (6%) faced complications from the abortion pill which resulted in ER or urgent care visits. Read more here.

 

Abortions in India Now Allowed Up to 24 Weeks in Some Cases. Under new government rules in India, the gestational limit for abortions has been increased from 20 to 24 weeks for some categories of women. Read more here.

 

UN Health Expert to Promote Abortion at General Assembly. The UN’s special rapporteur on the right to health will present her annual report to the UN General Assembly wherein she calls access to abortion “a component of the right to … sexual and reproductive health.” Read more here.

 

SCOTUS Must Return Abortion Debate to Voters and Legislatures, Says Mississippi Brief. The Mississippi attorney general and other state officials filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, urging them to return abortion law to the people and their representatives in state legislatures. Read more here.

 

U.S. DOJ Again Presses to Halt Texas Abortion Law. The Department of Justice has again urged the courts to step in and suspend the new Texas heartbeat abortion law. Read more here.

 

SCOTUS Weighs Kentucky Official’s Bid to Defend Abortion Law. U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled a willingness to let Kentucky’s attorney general defend his state’s statute banning dismemberment abortions after the Kentucky governor dropped the case. Read more here.

 

AMA President Calls Law Limiting Abortion an ‘Unconstitutional Attack on Reproductive Health.’ The president of the American Medical Association wrote a column expressing the organization’s support for abortion, calling it an “important component of reproductive health care.” Read more here.

 

Guatemala Joins Pro-Life Geneva Consensus Declaration. The president of Guatemala has added his country to the Geneva Consensus Declaration which declares that abortion is not an international right. Read more here.

 

Federal Lawsuit Filed Against CT Law Targeting Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers. A pro-life pregnancy center in Connecticut filed a federal lawsuit against a state law that forces pro-life centers to comply with state-approved speech or face punishment. Read more here.

 

Texas Clinics Cancel Abortions After Court Reinstates Ban. Texas clinics canceled abortion appointments they had booked during a 48-hour reprieve before the Texas heartbeat abortion ban was reinstated by a federal appeals court. Read more here.

 

Constitutional Challenge of Canada’s Abortion Laws Struck Down. The Federal Court of Appeal rejected a constitutional challenge of Canada’s abortion laws, saying the abortion opponent’s case was built on moral opinions and not legal proof or material facts. Read more here.

 

NZ Eases Restrictions on Chemical Abortions. Restrictions on who can provide chemical abortion services have been changed in a move to make it easier for New Zealanders to receive early abortion care. Read more here.

 

Pro-Life Politician Selected as NSW Premier. New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has been selected to take over as Premier of Australia’s largest state and is coming under media scrutiny for his pro-life views. Read more here.

 

Texas Heartbeat Abortion Ban Reinstated by Appeals Court Ruling. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay, effectively pausing U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman’s earlier decision to grant a temporary restraining order against the Texas heartbeat abortion ban. Read more here.

 

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Texas Heartbeat Ban. A federal judge issued an order temporarily blocking the enforcement of Texas’s heartbeat abortion law which allows private citizens to sue providers that perform abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Read more here.

 

Abortions Resume in Texas After Judge Halts Law. Abortions quickly resumed in at least six Texas clinics after a federal judge halted the heartbeat abortion ban. Read more here.

 

European Parliament Calls for Repeal of New Texas Abortion Restriction. Members of the European Parliament adopted a resolution expressing support to all those engaged in legal challenges against the Texas heartbeat abortion ban, which they deem to be “a flagrant violation of the rights of women living in the state.” Read more here.

 

Progressive Pro-Life Group Holds First Rally Outside SCOTUS. A new pro-life organization aimed at mobilizing progressives and those on the political left launched at a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more here.

 

States Enact Record Number of Abortion Restrictions in 2021. States have enacted more than 100 abortion restrictions this year in what has become the most restrictive year for abortion access since Roe v. Wade, a new analysis found. Read more here.

 

Texas Supreme Court Refuses to Resume a Lawsuit Challenging New State Abortion Law. The Texas Supreme Court denied a request from Planned Parenthood to resume its lawsuit that challenges the state’s near-total abortion ban. Read more here.

 

UK Abortion Provider Wins ‘Women’s Health Team of the Year.’ The British Pregnancy Advisory Service has been awarded “Women’s Health Team of the Year” by the British Medical Journal, specifically for its telemedicine abortion program implemented during the pandemic. Read more here.

 

Oklahoma Judge Blocks Pro-Life Abortion Laws. An Oklahoma judge temporarily blocked two new abortion laws which would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected and add abortion to a list of unprofessional conduct by doctors, ruling they are likely unconstitutional under Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

High Court Told Stormont Has ‘No Duty’ to Follow Westminster Order on Abortion. Stormont departments have “no duty” to follow a government direction to set up abortion services in Northern Ireland, the High Court in Belfast heard during a legal challenge over abortion laws. Read more here.

 

NI Secretary Tells High Court He Has Clear Authority to Set Up Abortion Services. Counsel for Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis told the High Court that Westminster clearly had the power to order Stormont to set up abortion services in Northern Ireland by 2022. Read more here.

 

Hundreds of Thousands Attend ‘March for Women and for Life’ in Mexico City. More than 300,000 people participated in a march in favor of women and of life in Mexico City, with more than 1 million participants attending associated marches across the country. Read more here.

 

Biden Signals He’d Sign Reconciliation Bill That Includes Hyde Amendment. President Joe Biden signaled that he would be willing to sign a reconciliation bill that included the Hyde Amendment which prohibits government funding from going to most abortions. Read more here.

 

Abortionist Sued for Malpractice Over Injuries Sustained During Late-Term Abortion. Late-term abortion provider Dr. LeRoy Carhart is being sued by a woman over injuries she received during an abortion procedure done at his Maryland clinic. Read more here.

 

Arkansas State Senator Proposes Abortion Bill Similar to Texas Heartbeat Ban. Arkansas State Sen. Jason Rapert says he has a bill drafted and ready to present that is similar to a Texas bill which places enforcement of a heartbeat abortion ban in the hands of the people. Read more here.

 

Wisconsin Legislature to Hear Three Pro-Life Bills. The Wisconsin legislature will consider bills related to protecting unborn babies against discriminatory abortions and informing mothers about the abortion pill reversal process. Read more here.

 

Biden Admin Revokes Ban on Abortion Referrals From Federally-Funded Clinics. The Biden administration has revoked a rule that barred health care clinics that receive federal funding from providing referrals for abortions. Read more here.

 

Federal Judge Weighs Decision in Texas Abortion Lawsuit Case. A federal judge heard arguments from both sides of a federal lawsuit over Texas’s new pro-life law and will now make a decision on the case. Read more here.

 

Thousands Attend ‘Abortion Rights’ Rallies Across U.S. “Abortion rights” activists gathered at more than 600 marches across the United States to demand “reproductive freedoms.” Read more here.

 

NI Minister Urged to Act After Charity’s Abortion Service Ends Due to Lack of Funds. Northern Ireland’s health minister has been urged to act after a charity service providing an access point for early medical abortions closed due to lack of funding. Read more here.

 

Biden Admin Urges Judge to Block Texas Abortion Law. The Biden administration urged a federal judge to block the nation’s most restrictive abortion law which has banned most abortions in Texas after a fetal heartbeat is detected. Read more here.

 

Ohio Considers ‘Trigger Bill’ to Ban Abortions After Roe v. Wade Is Overturned. A new bill in the Ohio Senate would ban all abortions as soon as the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. Read more here.

 

Michigan Gov Vetoes Funding for Abortion Alternatives. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed more than $16 million from the state budget that promoted alternatives to abortion, including $10 million for educational information on adoption. Read more here.

 

Belgium to Give Funds to Women Unable to Get an Abortion in Poland. The Belgian health minister and equality minister have announced €10,000 of funding to the group Abortion Without Borders which helps people who are unable to access an abortion in Poland. Read more here.

 

Joe Biden Becomes First U.S. President to Back Abortion as International Human Right. President Joe Biden has endorsed a bill that declares abortion to be an international human right, making him the first U.S. president ever to do so. Read more here.

 

Wisconsin Senate Passes ‘Born Alive’ Legislation. The Wisconsin Senate approved a bill that would make health care providers guilty of a felony if they let a child that survives an abortion die. Read more here.

 

Chile Lawmakers Take ‘First Step’ Toward Easing Abortion Rules. Chile’s lower Chamber of Deputies approved a plan to debate a bill that would expand the legal access for women to get abortions. Read more here.

 

China Vows to Reduce ‘Non-Medical’ Abortions by 2035. China’s government vowed to reduce “non-medical” abortions in the country by 2035 as part of their continuing efforts to boost the declining birth rate. Read more here.

 

Court Says It Will Wait to Rule on Georgia Abortion Law. A federal appeals court said that it will wait until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on a relevant case before weighing in on a restrictive Georgia abortion law blocked by a lower court. Read more here.

 

Japan Urged to Abolish Third-Party Consent From Abortion Law. Women’s health campaigners have urged Japan’s government to amend a law that requires married women to seek consent from their husbands before they can have an abortion. Read more here.

 

Judge Blocks Arizona Law Criminalizing Discriminatory Abortions. A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of an Arizona law which criminalizes abortions based on genetic conditions. Read more here.

 

TX Abortion Providers Ask SCOTUS to Fast-Track Appeal of State’s Heartbeat Ban. Texas abortion providers have requested that the U.S. Supreme Court fast-track an appeal over the state’s newly implemented restrictions on the procedure. Read more here.

 

CA Gov Moves to Protect ‘Privacy’ of Minors Who Procure Abortions. California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a pair of bills relating to privacy surrounding abortion, both of which could make it easier for minors to hide abortions from their parents. Read more here.

 

Guam Appeals Ruling Striking Down Abortion Restriction. The Guam attorney general’s office is appealing a preliminary injunction that temporarily blocked a provision of Guam law that forced patients to have an in-person visit before abortion medication could be prescribed via telemedicine. Read more here.

 

Former HHS Official: Biden Admin Trying to ‘Bail Out’ Texas Abortion Providers. The Biden administration is taking measures to “bail out” Texas pro-abortion groups, one former senior HHS official has said. Read more here.

 

San Marino Votes to Legalize Abortion. Some 77% of voters in San Marino approved a referendum proposal calling for abortion to be made legal in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

NM Late-Term Abortion Facility Recorded 50 Injuries in Seven Years. Emergency transfer logs show that there were 50 medical emergencies at Southwestern Women’s Options in Albuquerque, New Mexico between 2014 and 2021. Read more here.

 

Pope Francis Decries Abortion as Treating Human Life Like ‘Waste.’ Pope Francis decried abortion during a speech in which he said that today’s “throwaway culture” leads to the killing of children. Read more here.

 

U.S. House Approves Radical ‘Abortion Rights’ Bill. In a nearly party-line vote, the House of Representatives passed a radical pro-abortion bill, the Women’s Health Protection Act, which Republicans warn “usurps states’ rights and legalizes killings of viable unborn American babies up to and including when a mother is in labor.” Read more here.

 

UK High Court Rejects Challenge to Discriminatory Down’s Syndrome Law. A UK woman with Down’s syndrome has said she will take her case to the Court of Appeal after the High Court rejected her legal challenge to a law that allows babies with Down’s Syndrome to be aborted up to birth. Read more here.

 

Abortion Providers Ask SCOTUS to Intervene in Challenge to Texas Law. Abortion providers in Texas on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene on an urgent basis in their challenge to a state law imposing a near-total ban on abortion. Read more here.

 

UN Experts Weigh in on SCOTUS Abortion Decision. In a just-released amicus brief, a group of UN human rights experts told the U.S. Supreme Court that letting U.S. states decide their own abortion laws would violate international human rights law. Read more here.

 

U.S. House Oversight Democrats to Hold Hearing on State Abortion Laws. A group of Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are planning to examine state abortion restrictions and will hear testimonies from Democratic Members of Congress who’ve had abortions. Read more here.

 

Conscientious Objection to Abortion Being Targeted in Spain. Spanish Minister of Equality Irene Montero has proposed a reform of the nation’s current abortion law that would limit doctors being able to refuse the procedure. Read more here.

 

Pelosi Defends Abortion Bill After San Francisco Archbishop Calls It ‘Child Sacrifice.’ U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended a federal bill aimed at codifying “abortion rights” after the Archbishop of San Francisco compared it to “child sacrifice.” Read more here.

 

Russia Announces Plan to Halve Abortion Rates to Spur Population Growth. Russia’s government has approved measures aimed at halving the number of abortions carried out in the country before 2025, according to a document published on its website. Read more here.

 

European Parliament: Denial of Abortion Should Be Criminalized. The European Parliament has voted in favor of “gender-based violence” being treated as a crime in the EU, including “the denial of safe and legal abortion care.” Read more here.

 

Survey: 20 Percent of Irish Women Felt Disrespected During Abortion Procedure. Over one-fifth of women who have had an abortion since the eighth amendment was repealed in Ireland did not feel they were treated with dignity and respect by providers. Read more here.

 

Hollywood Producer Moving Project Out of Texas Over New Abortion Law. Hollywood producer David Simon is boycotting Texas for his next project because of the state’s recently-enacted law banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. Read more here.

 

U.S. House Committee Advances Radical ‘Abortion Rights’ Bill. The House Rules Committee voted 9-4 along party lines to advance the “Women’s Health Protection Act” to the full House. Read more here.

 

Fifty Companies Condemn Texas Abortion Law for Threatening Employees’ ‘Economic Stability.’ More than 50 companies have signed a statement condemning the new Texas abortion ban, arguing that the law “threatens the health, independence, and economic stability of our workers and customers.” Read more here.

 

Mexican Supreme Court Invalidates Medical Conscientious Objection Law. Mexico‘s Supreme Court invalidated an article of the General Health Law that broadly provided for medical personnel’s conscientious objection to participating in treatments such as abortion. Read more here.

 

Pro-Life Heartbeat Act Filed in Florida. A pro-life bill titled the “Florida Heartbeat Act” has been filed in the state legislature and would prohibit physicians from performing or inducing an abortion if a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Read more here.

 

Texas Gov Signs Bill Banning Mail-Order Abortion Pills. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law banning mail-order abortion drugs and placing limits on in-person sales of the abortion pill before 7 weeks to protect women’s health. Read more here.

 

Lawsuits Lodged Against Texas Doctor Who Flouted Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Ban. Two people have separately lodged lawsuits against the Texas physician who announced that he violated a state law that prohibits conducting abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected. Read more here.

 

Biden Calls on SCOTUS to Protect ‘Abortion Rights.’ President Joe Biden’s administration urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion nationwide in an upcoming case concerning a Mississippi abortion law. Read more here.

 

San Marino Abortion Debate Heats Up Ahead of Historic Referendum. San Marino will soon hold a referendum deciding whether to allow abortion up to 12 weeks of pregnancy and thereafter only in the case of the mother’s life being in danger or of grave malformation of the fetus. Read more here.

 

U of Pittsburgh Hires Law Firm to Review Experiments on Aborted Fetal Tissue. Following widespread backlash, the University of Pittsburgh has retained a law firm to review its experimentation practices on aborted babies. Read more here.

 

SCOTUS Will Hear Major Abortion Case in December. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a major abortion case on December 1 that will give the justices an opportunity to reconsider the precedent set by the landmark Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey decisions. Read more here.

 

U.S. FDA Says It Has Not Purchased Fetal Tissue Since 2018. Following the release of documentation showing that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration procured fetal tissue for research, the FDA announced that it has not entered into any contracts “for the purchase of human fetal tissue” since 2018. Read more here.

 

Texas Doctor Says He Purposefully Performed Illegal Abortion. A doctor in Texas said that he purposefully performed an abortion that is now illegal in the state because he felt his patient had a “fundamental right” to the procedure. Read more here.

 

Thousands Participate in Berlin Pro-Life March. Thousands of people gathered in Berlin to participate in the annual March for Life. Read more here.

 

SC Heartbeat Law Under Attack by 20-State Coalition. Attorneys general from 20 states and Washington D.C. have banded together to file an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit challenging a South Carolina law restricting abortion after a heartbeat is detected. Read more here.

 

Fifth Marie Stopes Australia Abortion Clinic Closes Due to Financial Difficulties. Marie Stopes Australia will close their abortion clinic in Newcastle, New South Wales, stating that “physical clinics in regional areas are no longer financially viable.” Read more here.

 

Poland’s March for Life Draws Thousands. Poland’s March for Life and the Family drew 5,000 people this year, according to the event’s organizers. Read more here.

 

Florida Abortionist Closes Clinic After Watchdog Finds He Endangers Women. A Florida abortionist has closed his doors permanently after a watchdog group accused him of endangering women who obtained abortions from him. Read more here.

 

Federal Judge Rejects Biden Admin’s Emergency Demand to Block Texas Abortion Ban. U.S. District Judge Robert L. Pitman agreed to hear arguments on October 1st rather than immediately acting on the request from the Biden administration to temporarily block the new Texas heartbeat abortion law. Read more here.

 

Emails Show U.S. FDA Purchased Aborted Fetal Tissue for ‘Humanized Mice.’ Judicial Watch obtained 198 pages of records that detail how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration procured human fetal tissue from aborted babies for research with “humanized mice.” Read more here.

 

U.S. Senators Demand Answers From Google Following Pro-Life Censorship. In light of Google’s decision to shut down a pro-life group’s abortion pill reversal ad campaign, members of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus have sent a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai insisting that the company reverse its decision. Read more here.

 

Portland Backs Off Boycott Threat Over Texas Pro-Life Law. The city of Portland, Oregon has backed off a previous threat to boycott Texas over the state’s new heartbeat abortion law and has instead established a fund to benefit women from Texas who seek abortion services in Oregon. Read more here.

 

Salvadoran President Urged to Oppose Proposed Pro-Abortion Constitutional Changes. Seventy-five pro-family organizations asked the president of El Salvador to oppose proposed changes to the constitution which would open the door to abortion, euthanasia, and gender ideology. Read more here.

 

NY Gov Vows to Help Texas Women Have Abortions in Her State. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said her state is reviewing options to help Texas women come to New York for abortions. Read more here.

 

Internal Memo Reveals Apple Is ‘Actively Monitoring’ Legal Challenges to Texas Abortion Law. Tech giant Apple released a memo to employees about the Texas abortion law, stating that they are “monitoring the legal proceedings” and that they “allow [their] employees to travel out-of-state for medical care if it is unavailable in their home state.” Read more here.

 

Korean Christians to Join Prayer Campaign to End Abortion. Christians in South Korea will join a 40-day global campaign seeking to end abortion in the country through prayer, fasting, and community outreach. Read more here.

 

Mexican Bishops Announce March ‘for Women and for Life.’ In response to recent rulings by the nation’s Supreme Court decriminalizing abortion, the bishops of Mexico have called on people throughout the country to join a march “for women and for life” on October 3 in Mexico City. Read more here.

 

Pope Francis: Abortion Is Murder. Pope Francis told reporters that “abortion is murder,” and the Catholic Church will remain firm on that issue. Read more here.

 

Pro-Life Group Says Google Banned Its Ads in ‘Unprecedented Move.’ The pro-life group Live Action claimed that Google banned all Live Action ads, accusing the tech company of siding “squarely with extremist pro-abortion political ideology.” Read more here.

 

DOJ Asks Federal Judge to Temporarily Block Texas Abortion Law. The Department of Justice asked a federal judge to temporarily block Texas’s new heartbeat abortion law, claiming that the law was passed “to prevent women from exercising their constitutional rights.” Read more here.

 

Two Dozen AGs Back Biden Bid to Block Texas Abortion Law. Two dozen Democratic attorneys general filed an amicus brief supporting the Biden administration’s effort to block Texas’s new abortion law. Read more here.

 

New York Gov Calls for Facebook to Crack Down on Abortion-Related ‘Misinformation.’ In a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul requested “information on any and all existing efforts to combat misinformation regarding abortion laws, procedures, and their availability.” Read more here.

 

Thousands Demonstrate Outside Mexican Supreme Court to Defend Life. More than 2,500 people from various states demonstrated outside the Mexican Supreme Court building in Mexico City to defend life and oppose abortion. Read more here.

 

Sole Abortion Clinic in MS Urges SCOTUS to Uphold Roe v. Wade. Jackson Women’s Health Organization in Mississippi filed a brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court not to overturn Roe v. Wade because “the fallout would be swift and certain.” Read more here.

 

U.S. House Defeats Amendment to Ban Abortions When Unborn Babies Feel Pain. The House Judiciary Committee defeated a pro-life amendment which would have protected unborn babies from abortions in the second trimester when strong scientific evidence shows that they can feel pain. Read more here.

 

Wisconsin Lawmakers Reintroduce Legislation to Protect Abortion Survivors. Wisconsin lawmakers have reintroduced legislation that would protect any babies who survive an abortion. Similar legislation passed in 2019 but was vetoed by the governor. Read more here.

 

Appeals Court Blocks Tennessee Abortion Law. The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals blocked a Tennessee law banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, calling the law’s provisions “constitutionally unsound.” Read more here.

 

Top Medical Group Pushes Late-Term Abortion With Misleading Studies. One of Planned Parenthood’s top medical allies cites debunked scientific studies to advocate for late-term abortions, according to medical experts. Read more here.

 

San Marino to Vote on Whether to Continue Protection for the Unborn. A referendum will take place in the Republic of San Marino later this month to decide whether abortion should be legal up to 12 weeks. Read more here.

 

Tech Firm Offers to Relocate Employees and Families After Texas Abortion Law Goes Into Effect. Tech company Salesforce told thousands of employees that if they and their families are concerned about the ability to access reproductive care in the wake of Texas’ “heartbeat” abortion law, the company will help them relocate. Read more here.

 

Biden Admin Sues Texas Over Heartbeat Law. The Biden administration filed a lawsuit against Texas over the state’s new law allowing private citizens to sue providers that perform abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Read more here.

 

Federal Court Rules Indiana Law Banning Telemedicine Abortions Can Go Into Effect. The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court decision blocking the State of Indiana from enforcing a law which bans telemedicine abortions. Read more here.

 

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Abortion Businesses’ Request to Block Texas Abortion Ban. A three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected another request by abortion businesses to stop the Texas abortion ban, ensuring that the law will stay in effect until the court examines the underlying lawsuit. Read more here.

 

Guam Court Clears Path for ‘Tele-Abortion.’ A federal judge in Guam issued a ruling which paves the way for the practice of “tele-abortion” by striking down restrictions that bar offshore physicians from remotely prescribing abortion pills and providing medical consultation and guidance through videoconferencing. Read more here.

 

Healthy Baby Accidentally Aborted in UK Instead of Sick Twin. Doctors at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation aborted a healthy baby instead of his sickly twin. Read more here.

 

Oklahoma Gov Signs Nine New Pro-Life Laws. Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed nine new laws to protect unborn children and their mothers in the state. Read more here.

 

Mexico’s Top Court Decriminalizes Abortion. Mexico’s Supreme Court unanimously ruled that penalizing abortion is unconstitutional. Read more here.

 

CEO of Video Game Developer ‘Steps Down’ After Tweeting Support for Texas Heartbeat Law. The CEO of a video game developer based in Georgia is now out of the company after he tweeted his support for Texas’s pro-life law which bans abortions once a heartbeat is detected. Read more here.

 

South Dakota Gov Signs Executive Order to Block Telemedicine Abortions. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has signed an executive order directing the state’s health department to establish rules preventing telemedicine abortions in the state. Read more here.

 

Scottish Govt Accused of Downplaying Pro-Life Views in Abortion Consultation. The Scottish government has been accused of “deliberately diminishing” the views of thousands of pro-life people who responded to its consultation on home abortions. Read more here.

 

UN Experts Condemn Texas Abortion Law. United Nations human rights monitors have strongly condemned the state of Texas for its new pro-life law which they say violates international law by denying women control over their own bodies and endangering their lives. Read more here.

 

Poll: Plurality of Voters Support Texas Abortion Law. A plurality of voters supports the pro-life law in Texas which effectively bars the deliberate termination of a pregnancy after a fetal heartbeat is detected, a Rasmussen Reports survey found. Read more here.

 

Argentine Med Association Says Abortion Law Goes Against Principles of Ethics. The National Academy of Medicine in Argentina has warned that the country’s recently passed abortion law violates the fundamental principles of the ethics of medicine and the defense of life. Read more here.

 

Texas Abortion Clinic Director Celebrates Performing 67 Abortions in 17 Hours. The director of Whole Woman’s Health in Fort Worth, Texas celebrated her clinic performing 67 abortions in 17 hours before a law banning abortions went into effect as an act of “compassion.” Read more here.

 

Biden: DOJ Exploring Ways to ‘Limit’ Enforcement of Texas Heartbeat Bill. President Joe Biden told reporters that he consulted with the Department of Justice regarding potential methods to blunt the enforcement of Texas’s fetal heartbeat law. Read more here.

 

Texas Judge Temporarily Shields State’s Abortion Clinics From Pro-Life Group’s Lawsuits. A state judge has temporarily shielded abortion clinics in Texas from whistleblower lawsuits by the nonprofit group Texas Right to Life, its legislative director, and 100 unidentified individuals. Read more here.

 

Lyft, Uber to Pay Legal Fees for Drivers Sued Under Texas Abortion Law. Lyft and Uber announced they will pay the legal fees for any of their drivers who are sued under Texas’ new law that prohibits abortion after a heartbeat can be detected. Read more here.

 

Surge in UK Emergency Calls Over ‘DIY’ Home Abortions. Ambulance chiefs in the UK have reported a surge in 999 calls from women taking abortion pills at home after the NHS started sending them out by mail. Read more here.

 

Portland Moves to Ban Texas Travel, Trade to Protest New Abortion Law. The Portland City Council is set to consider an emergency resolution to ban future travel, goods, and services from the state of Texas in protest of the state’s new abortion law. Read more here.

 

U.S. AG Vows to ‘Protect Constitutional Rights’ of Women Seeking Abortions in Texas. U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said that the federal government was exploring “all options” to “protect the constitutional rights of women” by challenging a new abortion ban in Texas. Read more here.

 

Thousands Attend March for Life in London. Thousands of pro-lifers joined the first in-person March for Life UK since May 2019. Read more here.

 

GoDaddy Stops Hosting Texas Pro-Life Website for Reporting Suspected Abortions. A website allowing people to report suspected abortions in Texas has been shut down by website hosting service GoDaddy. Read more here.

 

SCOTUS Lets Texas Six-Week Abortion Law Stand. The U.S. Supreme Court has released its 5-4 decision not to block a Texas law which bans abortion based on when a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually around six weeks. Read more here.

 

Biden Blasts High Court Failure to Block Texas Abortion Ban. President Joe Biden blasted the Supreme Court’s decision not to block a new Texas law banning most abortions in the state and directed federal agencies to do what they can to “insulate women and providers” from the impact. Read more here.

 

NI First Minister Says He Will Block Attempts to Widen Abortion Services. Northern Ireland’s First Minister has sought legal advice on his options to stop the expansion of abortion services being imposed on the province by Westminster. Read more here.

 

Pelosi: U.S. House Will Vote to Codify Roe v. Wade. Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that the House will vote to “enshrine into law reproductive health care for all women across America” following the Supreme Court’s refusal to block a Texas law that prohibits abortion after a heartbeat can be detected. Read more here.

 

South Dakota Gov Orders Review of State’s Abortion Laws. In response to the new Texas law that outlaws most abortions after about six weeks, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has told her office’s “unborn-child advocate” to review the state’s abortion laws. Read more here.

 

Florida May Consider Abortion Bill Similar to Texas After SCOTUS Decision. Florida may consider adopting an abortion ban similar to that of Texas, which banned all abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Read more here.

 

Dating Apps Pledge to Help Women Get Abortions in Response to Texas Pro-Life Law. Dating apps Bumble and Match are creating a so-called “relief fund” for women in Texas who want to abort their unborn children after their baby’s heartbeat is detected. Read more here.

 

Texas Becomes First State to Implement Fetal Heartbeat Law. A Texas law banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected went into effect after the U.S. Supreme Court and a federal appeals court failed to act on emergency requests to stay the law. Read more here.

 

Biden Rips Texas Abortion Law as ‘Extreme,’ Violation of Roe v. Wade. President Biden criticized a new Texas law that prohibits abortion except for during the very beginning of pregnancy or in cases of medical emergencies, stating that it goes against established Supreme Court precedent. Read more here.

 

Pelosi: Texas Heartbeat Law Is a ‘Catastrophe.’ U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted that the Texas ban on abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected is a “catastrophe to women” in the state. Read more here.

 

Surgical Abortions in Australia Decline as Women Opt for Pill. A study by the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Health Equity shows that surgical abortions have dropped in recent years as an increasing number of women instead choose to take the abortion pill early in their pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Texas Abortion Clinic Stayed Open Until Midnight to Abort More Babies Before Ban Took Effect. A Texas abortion chain kept aborting unborn babies up until midnight when the new state heartbeat law went into effect. Read more here.

 

Marie Stopes Australia Closes Four Abortion Clinics. Marie Stopes Australia has closed four of its Queensland clinics which performed around 5,000 abortions annually. Read more here.

 

Australian Abortion Providers Concerned Over ‘Spike’ in Cancellations. Some abortion providers in New South Wales say they are seeing a spike in cancellations and an increase in people delaying abortion services during the coronavirus lockdown. Read more here.

 

Fifth Circuit Cancels Hearing on Texas ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Law Days Before It Takes Effect. A Texas law that would ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected is set to go into effect after the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals canceled a hearing on emergency motions filed by abortion providers. Read more here.

 

Scottish Govt Announces Plans to Increase Number of Late-Term Abortions. The Scottish government has released its “Women’s Health Plan” for 2021-2024 which outlines proposals to increase the number of abortion clinics and hospitals that provide later-term abortions from 13-28 weeks. Read more here.

 

UK Abortion NGOs Want Climate Fund Spent on Abortions in Developing Countries. Sixty non-governmental organizations have urged the UK government to amend funding eligibility rules to permit projects concerned with reproductive healthcare, including abortion, to access the government’s £11 billion pot of climate funding. Read more here.

 

South Dakota Gov Appeals Ruling Overturning Pro-Life Law. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is appealing a lower federal court’s ruling striking down a state law intended to help abortion-minded women consult with pregnancy centers that could provide them with better alternatives. Read more here.

 

Tasmanian Public Hospitals to Offer Surgical Abortions After Lengthy Campaign. Women in north and northwest Tasmania, Australia are expected to soon have access to surgical abortions at three public hospitals. Read more here.

 

U.S. House Democrats Push FDA to Lift Safety Protocols for Abortion Drugs. Pro-abortion legislators in the U.S. House of Representatives are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to permanently discard safety protocols for dispensing drugs that induce a miscarriage to terminate an early first-trimester pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Spanish Pro-Lifers Urge Publication of 2010 Ruling on Abortion Law. Various pro-life organizations gathered at the Constitutional Court in Spain demanding that it release its 2010 ruling on the unconstitutionality of the abortion law that it never made public. Read more here.

 

First March for Life in CA Calls for Building ‘Culture of Life.’ The first California March for Life will call on pro-life activists to build a “culture of life” in the state. Read more here.

 

Researcher Calls for ACOG to Update Its Claims on Fetal Pain. A researcher is calling on the pro-abortion American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists to update its information concerning fetal pain to bring it in line with current research. Read more here.

 

Pro-Life Demonstrations Taking Place in Multiple Irish Counties. Pro-life demonstrations have taken place across at least 10 counties in Ireland to protest the rollout of abortion services. Read more here.

 

Legislators in Mexican State Pledge Not to Discuss Decriminalizing Abortion. A pro-life activist welcomed a commitment from legislators in the state of Mexico not to discuss any bill to decriminalize abortion in the coming days. Read more here.

 

Texas Attorney Files Lawsuit Against New Law Banning Abortions. Attorney Michelle Simpson Tuegel filed a lawsuit to block a Texas law which bans abortions after the baby‘s heartbeat can be detected, arguing that the law endangers lawyers who provide legal advice on abortions. Read more here.

 

Rampant Illegal Sale of Abortion Pills Seen Across Indian State. The Food and Drug Administration in Maharashtra, India has arrested 11 people for selling abortion pills without a prescription and proof of age. Read more here.

 

Appeals Court Upholds Texas Ban on Dismemberment Abortions. The Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Texas law effectively banning dismemberment abortions used after the first trimester of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

New Feminist Alliance Pressures U.S. to Fund Abortion. Three international pro-abortion organizations have merged in a new feminist alliance that plans to advocate for legislation that would position the U.S. as the world’s largest exporter of abortion. Read more here.

 

Suit Challenges Arizona’s New Abortion Law. Suit was filed in an Arizona federal district court challenging two provisions of an abortion law enacted earlier this year. Read more here.

 

Irish Abortion Campaigners Call for Time Limit Increase and Removing Disability Safeguards. A report submitted by abortion activists ahead of a review of Irish abortion law has recommended that protections for disabled babies be removed from the law and the legal limit for abortion on demand be extended beyond 12 weeks gestation. Read more here.

 

Kentucky Report Shows Babies Aborted Mere Days Before Their Due Dates. Data released from Kentucky indicate that two preborn babies were aborted in the state at 37- and 38-weeks gestation in 2019, and two babies were aborted at 35- and 37-weeks gestation in 2017. Read more here.

 

NAF to Halt Funding for Texas Abortion Clinics That Abort Beyond Six Weeks. The National Abortion Federation has stated that it will stop funding and referring patients to Texas abortion businesses that abort preborn babies older than six weeks. Read more here.

 

Ireland’s High Court to Hear Abortion Case. Ireland’s High Court will hear a case involving a couple who claim that their unborn child was aborted after they were mistakenly told that it had a fatal fetal abnormality. Read more here.

 

Bill to Expand Abortion in Chile Proceeds to House Floor. Despite a legislative committee in Chile’s lower house narrowly voting against recommending a bill that would legalize abortion on demand, the measure will still proceed to the floor for debate. Read more here.

 

Texas ‘Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn’ Movement Adds Four More Towns With Abortion Bans. Four more Texas towns have voted to ban abortion within their city limits as the Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn initiative spreads throughout the state. Read more here.

 

Ireland’s Abortion Laws to be Reviewed. Ireland’s abortion laws are to be reviewed by an independent expert three years after a referendum vote to allow abortions in certain circumstances. Read more here.

 

Two Arkansas Counties Pass Pro-Life Resolutions. Two counties in Arkansas have enacted resolutions declaring themselves to be pro-life. Read more here.

 

Former PA Judge Calls for Investigation Into Fetal Research at U of Pittsburgh. A former Pennsylvania Superior Court judge is demanding that her alma mater, the University of Pittsburgh, be investigated for conducting research using body parts from aborted babies. Read more here.

 

Missouri Poll Shows Majority Supports Banning Abortions When Heartbeat Is Detectable. According to a recent poll, 56 percent of Missourians agree that the state should prohibit abortions once a heartbeat is detectable. Read more here.

 

Doctors Affirm U of Pittsburgh Statements Point to Body Parts Being Harvested From Babies Born Alive. Statements from the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) indicate one of its federally funded research projects utilized organs that might have been extracted from live fetuses, several scholars and doctors have said. Read more here.

 

Biden Admin Works at ‘Behest of Abortion Lobby,’ According to 84 Legislators. U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland and Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra violated federal law when they told the Justice Department to drop a lawsuit against a hospital that forced a nurse to assist with an elective abortion, 84 lawmakers say. Read more here.

 

Texas Senate Passes Ban on Mail Order Abortion Drugs. The Texas Senate approved a bill to ban mail order abortion drugs and put additional limits on the abortion pill. Read more here.

 

Armenia’s Population Could Decline by 80K Due to Sex-Selective Abortion. The Assistant Representative of the United Nations Population Fund in Armenia said that the nation’s population could decline by 80,000 within the next forty years due to sex-selective abortion. Read more here.

 

U.S. Senate Passes Budget Amendment to Ban Taxpayer-Funded Abortions. The U.S. Senate voted for a budget amendment to its multitrillion-dollar spending bill that bans taxpayer-funding of abortions for any federal funds authorized under the bill. Read more here.

 

Split Court Decision Throws Out Some Indiana Abortion Restrictions. A mixed ruling from a U.S. District Court senior judge blocks Indiana from enforcing some of its restrictions on matters related to abortion while upholding other abortion laws. Read more here.

 

U.S. Med Student Claims School Expelled Him for ‘Unprofessional’ Pro-Life Views. A former University of Louisville Medical School student filed a lawsuit against the university claiming that he was expelled for his pro-life views. Read more here.

 

Chilean Legislative Committee Votes Against Permitting Elective Abortions. A committee of the lower house of Chile’s legislature narrowly voted not to recommend a bill that would allow elective abortions up to 14 weeks of pregnancy. Read more here.

 

Pro-Life Billboard in Texas Removed After One Day Because of Death Threats. A pro-life billboard commissioned by a group of Christians in Texas was removed after one day because nearby landowners received death threats. Read more here.

 

Leading Medical Journal Praises China’s Reproductive Policies. Reports published by The Lancet, the world’s oldest and best-known peer-reviewed medical journal, has praised China’s “one-child” policy and ignored decades of forced abortion, sterilization, and coercive family planning. Read more here.

 

Judge Rules for Canadian Med School Student Expelled for Opposing Abortion. Judge Ken Champagne ruled that the University of Manitoba failed to consider Rafael Zaki’s right to free expression when it tried to force him to apologize for pro-life Facebook posts and then expelled him. Read more here.

 

U.S. Senators Block Amendment Banning Late-Term Abortions. U.S. Senate Democrats blocked an amendment to the Senate budget resolution that would penalize abortion businesses that kill unborn babies with a gestational age of 20 weeks or more. Read more here.

 

First-Ever California March for Life Coming in August. The first-ever California March for Life is slated to take place at the end of August 2021 after the event was cancelled last year due to health and safety concerns resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.

 

PA Senate Candidate Demands Investigation Into U of Pittsburgh Allegedly Harvesting Organs From Babies With Beating Hearts. Pennsylvania Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sean Parnell wants to see criminal charges pressed against anyone responsible for the University of Pittsburgh’s alleged organ harvesting of babies whose hearts were still beating. Read more here.

 

Nepal Accepts UN Recommendation to Decriminalize Abortion. Following the Universal Periodic Review of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Nepal has accepted a recommendation from France to decriminalize abortion. Read more here.

 

India Bishops Launch ‘Day of Mourning’ Marking 50 Years of Abortion. Cardinal Oswald Gracias, the President of Indian Catholic Bishops, has invited India’s bishops to observe August 10th, the 50th anniversary of passing the Indian Abortion Law, as a “Day of Mourning.” Read more here.

 

U of Pittsburgh Admits Harvesting Kidneys From Aborted Infants Whose Hearts Are Beating. A statement made by the University of Pittsburgh shows that organs harvested from aborted infants are still receiving blood supply from a beating heart during the time of “tissue collection.” Read more here.

 

One-Quarter of Pregnancies in England and Wales Ended in Abortion in 2019. New official statistics released by the Office of National Statistics have revealed that a record one-quarter of pregnancies in England and Wales ended in abortion in 2019. Read more here.

 

Appeals Court Upholds TN Abortion Waiting Period Law. A federal appeals court has upheld a Tennessee law that requires a 48-hour waiting period before an abortion, ruling that the waiting period was not a “substantial obstacle” to abortion prior to viability. Read more here.

 

Louisiana Judge Blocks Challenge to New Law Limiting Minors’ Access to Abortions. A judge in Louisiana blocked a lawsuit challenging a new law limiting minors’ access to abortions, ruling that a women’s rights group did not have standing to file suit against the state. Read more here.

 

Preliminary U.S. Data Show Slight Increase in Abortion Rate in 2020. Public health departments in five states have released data which show that the incidence of abortion slightly increased in 2020. Read more here.

 

Constitutional Lawyer Says Canadian Govt Can Fund NB Abortion Clinic Directly. A New Brunswick-based constitutional lawyer says the federal government could fund Clinic 554 directly through grants, thereby assuring that “essential reproductive healthcare services” continue being provided. Read more here.

 

Indiana Law Requiring Clinics to Report Abortion Complications Upheld by Appeals Court. The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld part of an Indiana law requiring abortion facilities to report to the state any complications from abortions taking place at their clinics. Read more here.

 

Texas Gov Wants Legislature to Pass Ban on Mail-Order Abortion Drugs. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott asked lawmakers to pass a bill banning mail-order abortion drugs when he called another special session of the legislature. Read more here.

 

Abortion Pill Reversal Service Expands in Russia. Russian physician Alexey Fokin reports that use of the abortion pill reversal protocol is increasingly used in Russia, with “thousands of women want[ing] to go back, reverse the mifepristone effects, and save babies.” Read more here.

 

U.S. Govt Paid U of Pittsburgh Over $3M to Harvest Fetal Parts From Unborn Babies. The National Institutes of Health granted $3.2 million in federal funds to the University of Pittsburgh to achieve its goal of becoming a fetal tissue collection site that could quickly harvest the organs of aborted babies, according to documents obtained as part of a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. Read more here.

 

U.S. Senator Says Abortion Is About ‘Functioning of Our Democracy.’ Sen. Elizabeth Warren told Teen Vogue in an interview that “voting and access to abortion are basic” rights that are “about the functioning of our democracy and about the protection of personal autonomy.” Read more here.

 

Biden DOJ Drops Case Against Vermont Hospital That Forced Nurses to Participate in Abortion. The U.S. Department of Justice has “voluntarily dismissed” a civil lawsuit filed against the University of Vermont Medical Center which alleged that the hospital forced nurses to participate in abortions against their will. Read more here.

 

Study: Sex-Selective Abortion Threatens Global Long-Term Stability. Research published in the BMJ Global Health journal warns that global population stability could be at risk due to “cultural preferences” for male children leading to the abortion of preborn girls. Read more here.

 

Catholic Universities in Argentina Call on Courts to Defend the Unborn From Abortion Law. An organization of Catholic universities in Argentina has issued a declaration demanding that the legal system protect the unborn from the nation’s abortion law. Read more here.

 

Ottawa Announces $366K to Research Access to Abortions in New Brunswick. The Canadian federal government will provide $366,000 to the University of New Brunswick to research alleged challenges women face accessing surgical abortions in the province. Read more here.

 

More Than 75 Briefs Filed Supporting Mississippi’s Abortion Ban. More than 75 amicus briefs have been filed at the U.S. Supreme Court supporting Mississippi’s ban on most elective abortions after 15 weeks, the state’s attorney general said. Read more here.

 

Louisiana Abortion Pill Reversal Law Goes Into Effect. A new law has gone into effect in Louisiana which adds information about the abortion pill reversal protocol to the state informed consent law. Read more here.

 

Michigan City to Introduce Ordinance Outlawing Abortion Within City Limits. The city of Hillsdale, Michigan will take up an ordinance that, if enacted, would make Hillsdale a “sanctuary city for the unborn” and outlaw abortion within city limits. Read more here.

 

Report Accuses NM Abortion Clinic of Experimenting on Over 500 Women. Documents released by Abortion on Trial include information about an experiment carried out by abortionists Carmen Landau and Shelley Sella involving 501 women who did not consent to participate. Read more here.

 

U.S. House Passes Spending Bill That Would Fund Abortions With Tax Dollars. The House of Representatives voted 219-208 to pass a spending bill that would not include the Hyde Amendment, a stipulation that prohibits taxpayer money from funding abortions, for the first time in 45 years. Read more here.