Hundreds of Anglicans Sign Letter Opposing Decriminalization of Abortion

Hundreds of Anglicans Sign Letter Opposing Decriminalization of Abortion

(The Christian Institute) — Hundreds of Anglicans have called on Church of England bishops to speak out against proposals to decriminalize abortion. The open letter was signed by 384 people, including 49 members of the General Synod, concerned over the manifesto commitments by Labor and the Liberal Democrats. Many church leaders signed the letter, including […]

CDC Report Shows US Abortion Rates Fell by 2 Percent in 2016, But More Than 623,000 Babies Still Murdered

CDC Report Shows US Abortion Rates Fell by 2 Percent in 2016, But More Than 623,000 Babies Still Murdered

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released its annual “abortion surveillance” report, showing that abortion rates are continuing to fall in the United States, but still more than 623,000 babies were murdered in 2016. “A total of 623,471 abortions for 2016 were reported to CDC from 48 reporting areas,” the organization wrote, outlining the latest year on […]

Ohio Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Outlaw Abortion in State

Ohio Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Outlaw Abortion in State

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two Republican lawmakers in Ohio have proposed a bill that would outlaw abortion in the state. Reps. Candice Keller, R-Middletown, and Ron Hood, R-Ashville, introduced House Bill 413 on Nov. 15, and it is currently pending before the House Criminal Justice Committee. “No person shall purposely, and with prior calculation and design, perform […]

Colorado Woman Who Tossed Newborn Over Fence Onto Neighbor’s Deck Sentenced to Life in Prison

Colorado Woman Who Tossed Newborn Over Fence Onto Neighbor’s Deck Sentenced to Life in Prison

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — A Colorado woman who tossed her newborn daughter over the fence — who then landed on the neighbor’s back porch and was later discovered by the neighbor’s dog — has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of first-degree murder. “This tiny baby was smothered by her mother, […]

Jury: Pro-Life Group Must Pay $2 Million in Damages to Planned Parenthood for Undercover Videos

Jury: Pro-Life Group Must Pay $2 Million in Damages to Planned Parenthood for Undercover Videos

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — A jury deciding a civil suit in California has awarded Planned Parenthood over $2 million after finding that pro-life activist David Daleiden and his Center for Medical Progress (CMP) caused “substantial harm” by posing as members of a biomedical procurement company and secretly recording their discussions with Planned Parenthood leadership in […]

Lesbian Episcopal Priest Named President of National Abortion Federation: ‘Abortion Providers Are Modern-Day Saints’

Lesbian Episcopal Priest Named President of National Abortion Federation: ‘Abortion Providers Are Modern-Day Saints’

WASHINGTON — The National Abortion Federation (NAF) has announced that its board has appointed Katherine Hancock Ragsdale, a lesbian Episcopal priest, to serve as its president and CEO. “Abortion providers are some of my personal heroes and modern-day saints,” she said in a statement. “It is an honor to be able to serve and support […]

Calif. Mother Charged With First-Degree Murder After Baby Stillborn From Meth Use

Calif. Mother Charged With First-Degree Murder After Baby Stillborn From Meth Use

HANFORD, Calif. — A California mother has been charged with first-degree murder after her baby boy was born stillborn and medical examiners found high levels of methamphetamine in the child’s system. Chelsea Becker, 25, had already lost custody of three other children who were born with a meth addiction, two of whom live with Becker’s […]

Judge Strikes Down HHS Rule Protecting Healthcare Professionals Who Decline to Perform Abortions

Judge Strikes Down HHS Rule Protecting Healthcare Professionals Who Decline to Perform Abortions

MANHATTAN — A federal judge nominated to the bench by then-President Barack Obama has struck down a rule recently issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that sought to protect the conscience rights of medical professionals and others who have objections to abortion or physician-assisted suicide. Judge Paul Engelmayer of the Southern District […]

Charges Against Disabled Man Arrested for Praying Outside UK Abortion Facility Dropped

Charges Against Disabled Man Arrested for Praying Outside UK Abortion Facility Dropped

 LONDON (Christian Concern) — A Christian man who was arrested and prosecuted for peacefully praying outside a London abortion clinic has seen the charges against dropped by the Crown Prosecution Service, thanks to support from the Christian Legal Centre. The arrest and case raise the question of whether praying in a public space now […]

Judge Blocks Alabama Abortion Ban, State Attorney General Says ‘Objective Is to Advance Case to Supreme Court’

Judge Blocks Alabama Abortion Ban, State Attorney General Says ‘Objective Is to Advance Case to Supreme Court’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A federal judge nominated to the bench by then-President Jimmy Carter has blocked Alabama’s abortion ban from taking effect, noting that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a “woman’s right to terminate her pregnancy before viability is a rule of law and component of liberty that we cannot renounce.” The state […]

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