Notorious Late-Term Abortionist Opens ‘Advanced Gestation’ Abortion Facility in Maryland

Notorious Late-Term Abortionist Opens ‘Advanced Gestation’ Abortion Facility in Maryland

BETHESDA, Md. — A notorious late-term abortionist plans to open an “advanced gestation” abortion facility in Bethesda, Maryland on Tuesday—an announcement that has been met with opposition from pro-life groups nationwide. Leroy Carhart will perform abortions in a suite of the Wildwood Medical Center on Georgetown Road, notes the website AbortionClinics.org. “Offering advanced gestation abortion […]

World Health Organization: Nearly 56 Million Abortions Per Year Worldwide

World Health Organization: Nearly 56 Million Abortions Per Year Worldwide

(Christian Institute) — The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that almost 56 million abortions take place annually worldwide. Of the abortions that took place between 2010 and 2014, the WHO classified just under half as “unsafe.” The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) responded that, since abortion ends the life of a […]

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Life Begins at Conception, Improving Healthcare Includes Unborn

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Life Begins at Conception, Improving Healthcare Includes Unborn

WASHINGTON – In a development that has drawn ire from abortion supporters and praise from pro-life groups, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has affirmed in a new document that life begins at conception and that improving healthcare in America includes the unborn. The Department’s recently-released draft of the agency’s strategic plan for […]

Undocumented Teen in Custody After Crossing Border Takes Feds to Court in Effort to Obtain Abortion

Undocumented Teen in Custody After Crossing Border Takes Feds to Court in Effort to Obtain Abortion

AUSTIN, Texas — An undocumented teenage girl who is in the United States unaccompanied by her parents is asking a court to grant her permission to obtain an abortion as officials at the immigration facility where she is being held have allegedly denied her request. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit on […]

Appeals Court Revives Satanic Temple Suit Seeking ‘Religious Exemption’ From Abortion Waiting Period

Appeals Court Revives Satanic Temple Suit Seeking ‘Religious Exemption’ From Abortion Waiting Period

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A Missouri appeals court has revived a lawsuit filed by a member of the Satanic Temple who is seeking a “religious exemption” from a state law that requires mothers to wait 72 to hours to obtain an abortion following an ultrasound and the provision of an informational booklet advising that they […]

Terminally Ill UK Man Loses ‘Right-to-Die’ Case

Terminally Ill UK Man Loses ‘Right-to-Die’ Case

(BBC) — A terminally ill man has lost his high court challenge against the law on assisted dying. Noel Conway, 67, from Shrewsbury, who has motor neurone disease, wanted a doctor to be allowed to prescribe a lethal dose when his health deteriorates. Currently any doctor helping him to die would face up to 14 […]

Trump Admin Expands Exemptions for Religious Groups Opposed to Obamacare Abortion Pill Mandate

Trump Admin Expands Exemptions for Religious Groups Opposed to Obamacare Abortion Pill Mandate

WASHINGTON — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued “interim final rules” that would expand protections for religious employers who are opposed to the contraceptive mandate in Obamacare, also known as the “abortion pill mandate.” “Upon further examination of the relevant provisions of the Affordable Care Act and the administrative record on which […]

The New Taboo: More People Regret Sex Change and Want to ‘Detransition’, Surgeon Says

The New Taboo: More People Regret Sex Change and Want to ‘Detransition’, Surgeon Says

(National Post) — Five years ago, Professor Miroslav Djordjevic, the world-leading genital reconstructive surgeon, received a patient at his Belgrade clinic. It was a transgender patient who had surgery at a different clinic to remove male genitalia—and had since changed their mind. That was the first time Djordjevic had ever been contacted to perform a […]

ACLU Sues in Effort to Make Abortion Pill Mifeprex Available at Pharmacies

ACLU Sues in Effort to Make Abortion Pill Mifeprex Available at Pharmacies

HONOLULU, Hawaii — The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a family planning organization, a pharmacist group, a physicians academy and a Hawaii doctor in an effort to challenge FDA regulations and make the abortion pill Mifeprex available at pharmacies nationwide. “[S]ome women prefer medication abortion because it feels […]