Abortion

Abortion, Courts November 16th, 2022

Fulton County judge stops enforcement of Georgia’s abortion ban, says law ‘must be reenacted’

(The Center Square) — A Fulton County judge enjoined the state from enforcing its abortion ban lawmakers passed before the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade. Georgia lawmakers passed House Bill 481, the Living Infants Fairness Equality Act, in 2019. The law, commonly called the “Heartbeat Bill,” banned most abortions after about six weeks. A federal…
Abortion, Courts November 16th, 2022

Kentucky Supreme Court hears arguments on abortion trigger law injunction

(The Center Square) – Kentucky’s top court Tuesday heard arguments on whether it should reinstate temporary restraining orders against two abortion laws, including one that took effect shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade earlier this year. The hearing before the Kentucky Supreme Court took place one week after voters in the state…
Abortion, Pro-Life November 15th, 2022

Mississippi lawsuit seeks to end court-imposed elective abortion

(The Center Square) – A lawsuit has been filed in Mississippi that seeks to end the state’s court-imposed, elective abortion policy. The Mississippi Justice Institute, in a complaint for declaratory judgment filed in the Chancery Court of Hinds Couny’s 1st Judicial District, argues abortion remains a protected right under the state’s constitution. The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe…
Abortion November 14th, 2022

Pro-abortion agenda stalled for remainder of term, Biden says

(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden raised eyebrows Monday telling reporters that he expects no progress on the abortion issue in the second half of his term. “I don’t think they can expect much of anything other than we’re going to maintain our positions,” Biden said when asked by a reporter what Congress would do…
Abortion, Culture November 8th, 2022

Planned Parenthood reports revenue, abortions, transgender treatments up, while adoption referrals down 50%

(The Center Square) – Planned Parenthood’s revenues increased 16% nationwide over the past four years as private contributions and government reimbursements and grants have risen. The reproductive care organization’s total revenues increased from $1.46 billion in 2016-17 to $1.71 billion in 2020-21, according to its annual report that was recently released. Government funding for Planned Parenthood increased from $543.7…
Abortion November 1st, 2022

Washington lawmakers decline comment on abortion rallies ethics complaint alleging violation of campaign law

(The Center Square) – Eleven Washington lawmakers have declined to comment on an ethics complaint alleging that they illegally used public resources to organize and conduct campaign events under the guise of press conferences. The events in question took place on June 25 at the state capitol and on the campus of Western Washington University, a…
Abortion October 25th, 2022

Nevada’s new abortion information page includes complaint form for reporting crisis pregnancy centers

(The Center Square) – Nevada has launched a new abortion information page, Governor Steve Sisolak announced last week. The page includes information on current Nevada law, details on different types of abortion procedures, and a link to an abortion provider directory. It also features a section warning of Crisis Pregnancy Centers that “seek to intercept women considering abortion.” The…
Abortion, Pro-Life October 17th, 2022

Houston-area church responds to Newsom’s abortion billboards with its own in multiple states

(The Center Square) – A Houston-area church has responded to Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s campaign purchasing billboards in Texas using a Bible verse to justify abortion. The church created its own billboard, which is up in Houston and going up in other states, its pastor told The Center Square. Pastor Steve Riggle of Grace Woodlands Church located…
Abortion October 12th, 2022

Michigan governor, Health Department mum on $50M request, abortion

(The Center Square) – A request for $50 million in Michigan taxpayer funding of family planning services is as notable for what it does not say as what it does. Abortion services were not included by name, and an emailed request for clarification from The Center Square to those making the announcement – Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer…
Abortion, Pro-Life October 11th, 2022

Biden’s DOJ continues to target pro-lifers with federal arrests, indictments

The Department of Justice indicted 11 individuals earlier this month for federal crimes related to their pro-life activism at a Tennessee abortion clinic, charges many say are politically motivated. According to a release from the DOJ, the federal indictments allege the individuals violated the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act by using social media…