New York Governor Seeks to Expand Abortion in State as Part of ‘Women’s Equality Act’

New York Governor Seeks to Expand Abortion in State as Part of ‘Women’s Equality Act’

Albany, New York — Pro-life citizens throughout New York State are expressing concerns over Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plans to implement a “Women’s Equality Act” that includes a bill that would expand abortion in the state. During his recent “state of the state” address, Cuomo explained that he has a ten-part agenda that centers around women’s […]

Planned Parenthood Releases New Report Showing Record-Setting 333,964 Abortions in 2011

Planned Parenthood Releases New Report Showing Record-Setting 333,964 Abortions in 2011

Washington, D.C. — A newly-released report by the Planned Parenthood Federation of America shows that the organization performed over 300,000 abortions in 2011, marking a record since the group was founded by Margaret Sanger in the early 1900’s. According to the report, 333,964 abortions were performed during the 2011-2012 fiscal year, up from 329,445 in […]

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses Case to End Taxpayer Funding of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses Case to End Taxpayer Funding of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Washington, D.C. — The United States Supreme Court has to refused to hear a case seeking to end taxpayer funding of embryonic stem cell research, allowing a lower court ruling to stand on the matter. In 2009, two scientists filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration, alleging that the destruction of human embryos violated the Dickey/Wicker […]

Domino’s Pizza Founder Obtains Last-Minute Injunction Against Obamacare’s Abortion Pill Mandate

Domino’s Pizza Founder Obtains Last-Minute Injunction Against Obamacare’s Abortion Pill Mandate

Ann Arbor, Michigan — The founder of the popular pizza chain Domino’s Pizza, now real estate mogul, has obtained an injunction against the abortion pill mandate in Obamacare, just before the requirement went into effect today. Thomas Monaghan, a Roman Catholic, had filed suit in federal court last month on behalf of himself and his […]

Texas Judge Approves Ban on Planned Parenthood Funding

Texas Judge Approves Ban on Planned Parenthood Funding

Texas can cut off funding to Planned Parenthood’s family planning programs for poor women, a state judge ruled Monday, requiring thousands to find new state-approved doctors for their annual exams, cancer screenings and birth control. Judge Gary Harger said that Texas may exclude otherwise qualified doctors and clinics from receiving state funding if they advocate […]

Federal Appeals Court Blocks Abortion Pill Mandate on Behalf of Illinois Contractors

Federal Appeals Court Blocks Abortion Pill Mandate on Behalf of Illinois Contractors

A divided federal appeals court has temporarily barred the U.S. government from requiring an Illinois company to obtain insurance coverage for contraceptives, as mandated under the 2010 healthcare overhaul, after the owners objected on religious grounds. More than 40 lawsuits are challenging a requirement in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that requires most […]

Federal Judge Partly Blocks California From Enforcing Homosexual Conversion Ban

(AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked California from enforcing a first-of-its-kind law that bars licensed psychotherapists from working to change the sexual orientation of homosexual minors, but he limited the scope of his order to just the three providers who have appealed to him to overturn the measure. U.S. District Court Judge William […]

Time Magazine Nominates Feminist Birth Control Pill Activist Sandra Fluke as ‘Person of the Year’

Time Magazine Nominates Feminist Birth Control Pill Activist Sandra Fluke as ‘Person of the Year’

Time Magazine has announced its candidates for 2012 Person of the Year, and among its 40 nominees this year is feminist birth control pill activist Sandra Fluke. Sandra Fluke, a 31-year old attorney and daughter of Richard Fluke of Tatesville United Methodist Church in Everett, Pennsylvania, came into the spotlight this year when she was […]

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