North Carolina Couple Refuses to Abort Conjoined Twins: ‘To Us, It Wasn’t an Option’

North Carolina Couple Refuses to Abort Conjoined Twins: ‘To Us, It Wasn’t an Option’

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A North Carolina couple that was advised to abort after learning that their unborn twin sons were conjoined at the chest is celebrating the birth of their boys, named Isaac and Elijah. “To us, it wasn’t an option,” Jason Kroeger told Fox 19. “There is that initial shock, and a lot goes through […]

Indiana to Appeal After Obama Judge Strikes Down Law Banning Abortion of Down Syndrome Children

Indiana to Appeal After Obama Judge Strikes Down Law Banning Abortion of Down Syndrome Children

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The attorney general of Indiana says that he plans to file an appeal after a federal judge appointed to the bench by then-President Barack Obama issued a permanent injunction against a state law that bans the murder of unborn children based on a Down Syndrome diagnosis or any other disability, but stops short […]

Planned Parenthood Wants Maine to Allow Nurse Practitioners, Midwives to Perform Abortions

Planned Parenthood Wants Maine to Allow Nurse Practitioners, Midwives to Perform Abortions

PORTLAND, Maine — A New England chapter of the abortion and contraceptive giant Planned Parenthood has filed a federal lawsuit to challenge a Maine law that only permits physicians to perform abortions as the group believes that nurse practitioners and midwives should also be able to kill unborn babies. The suit, filed in conjunction with the […]

UK Judge Rules Starving Minimally Conscious Patients to Death Does Not Always Need Court Approval

UK Judge Rules Starving Minimally Conscious Patients to Death Does Not Always Need Court Approval

LONDON — A judge in the United Kingdom has ruled that permission from the courts is not necessary when doctors and family members agree that food and water should be withdrawn from a person in a minimally conscious or persistent vegetative state in order to end their life. The case, decided by Justice Peter Jackson […]

Abortion Advocacy Group Says Independent Abortion Facilities Closing at ‘Alarming Rate’

Abortion Advocacy Group Says Independent Abortion Facilities Closing at ‘Alarming Rate’

An abortion advocacy group has released a report remarking that independent abortion facilities have been closing at an “alarming rate,” with 145 locations shutting down over the past five years. The Abortion Care Network, whose website features a poster art series to “celebrate abortion care,” outlines that independent abortion facilities can be defined as those that […]

Michigan Mother Who Sacrificed Her Life to Save Unborn Daughter Passes Into Eternity

Michigan Mother Who Sacrificed Her Life to Save Unborn Daughter Passes Into Eternity

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A Michigan mother who refused recommendations that she abort her unborn child in the midst of a battle with an aggressive form of brain cancer, and instead decided to forgo treatment in order to save her baby, has passed into eternity just days after her daughter was removed from her womb. “Carrie entered […]

Doctors Successfully Deliver Baby From Mother With Aggressive Brain Cancer Who Laid Down Life for Unborn Daughter

Doctors Successfully Deliver Baby From Mother With Aggressive Brain Cancer Who Laid Down Life for Unborn Daughter

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Doctors have successfully delivered a baby girl from her mother’s womb after her mother refused recommendations that she abort her unborn child in the midst of a battle with an aggressive form of brain cancer, and instead decided to forgo treatment in order to save her baby. Doctors at the University of Michigan […]

New York’s Highest Court Unanimously Upholds State Ban on Physician-Assisted Suicide

New York’s Highest Court Unanimously Upholds State Ban on Physician-Assisted Suicide

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s highest court has unanimously upheld the state’s ban on physician-assisted suicide, concluding that it does not violate New York’s Constitution. The New York Court of Appeals ruled 5-0 that there is no “fundamental right to die,” and that the provision of lethal pills from a physician falls within the state’s prohibition on […]